Local Flaps in Facial Reconstruction brings you the detailed visual guidance and unmatched expertise you need to achieve the best results for the full range of facial flap procedures. Full-color clinical photographs and line drawings-along with high-quality surgical video clips-capture the latest facial reconstruction practices and effective methods like reconstruction of skin defects on the head and neck following tumor removal or trauma. Perspectives from facial plastic surgeons, dermatologists, ophthalmologists, and otolaryngologists help you take all of these considerations into account in treatment planning.
Make the most effective clinical decisions with a better understanding of the anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics of the skin
Understand skin flap anatomy and physiology-vital to the performance of successful local flap reconstruction for facial defects.
Implement the latest techniques with updated coverage of new wound closure techniques and materials (including glues and adhesives), scar revision, complications, and vascular abnormalities.
Watch clips of key surgical procedures, including reconstructive surgery of the nose and lip.
Avoid pitfalls and achieve the best outcomes thanks to a step-by-step approach to each procedure, complete with tips and tricks of the trade from leading experts.
Minimize flap ischemia and other complications with proper preoperative planning and surgical techniques.
Visualize what to look for and how to proceed with high-quality illustrations of��?rotation flaps, transposition flaps, advancement flaps, bilobe flaps, melolabial flaps, paramedian forehead flaps, and rhombic flaps.
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SECTION I: FUNDAMENTALS Chapter 1. Anatomy of Facial Skin and Scalp Chapter 2. Skin Flap Physiology Chapter 3. Biomechanics of Skin Flaps Chapter 4. Wound Closure Techniques Chapter 5. Flap Classification and Design Chapter 6. Rotation Flaps Chapter 7. Advancement Flaps Chapter 8. Transposition Flaps Chapter 9. Z-Plasty Chapter 10. Rhombic Flaps Chapter 11. Bilobe Flaps Chapter 12. Melolabial Flaps Chapter 13. Paramedian Forehead Flaps Chapter 14. Skin and Composite Grafts SECTION II: RECONSTRUCTION OF FACIAL STRUCTURES Chapter 15. Reconstruction of the Eyelids Chapter 16. Reconstruction of the Nose Chapter 17. Reconstruction of the Lips Chapter 18. Reconstruction of the Cheek Chapter 19. Reconstruction of the Forehead Chapter 20. Reconstruction of the Auricle Chapter 21. Reconstruction of the Microtia Chapter 22. Reconstruction of the Scalp SECTION III: ADJUNCTIVE SURGERY Chapter 23. Controlled Tissue Expansion in Facial Reconstruction Chapter 24. Complications of Local Flaps Chapter 25 Scar Revision and Camouflage Chapter 26. Management of Vascular Abnormalities of the Face