Flaps : practical reconstructive surgery by Kayvan Shokrollahi, Iain Whitaker, Foad Nahai

By Kayvan Shokrollahi, Iain Whitaker, Foad Nahai

Written by means of pioneering, international popular flap surgeons, this is often the crucial guide at the use of reconstructive flaps - with special, easy-to-follow directions. evaluate chapters on every one significant anatomical sector supply a basic method of reconstruction, with targeted tutorials on workhorse flaps within the A to Z part. The didactic textual content is more advantageous with top of the range operative images, illustrations, and movies, leading to a source that allows integration of those ideas into surgical practice.

Key Highlights

  • Progressive intraoperative photographs and terrific illustrations consultant the reader via secure and efficacious flap approaches
  • Planning and decision-making chapters conceal easy ideas, microsurgery, imaging, and an summary of present options
  • Flaps part information the multivariate usages of microsurgical flaps, pedicled flaps, perforator flaps, and more
  • Videos specialise in the anatomy and simple ideas of process for a number of universal flaps additional delineating and simplifying flap surgical procedure for the practitioner
  • The Masterclasses part is full of state-of-the-art suggestions, own event, and insights on dealing with tough reconstructions

This ebook is a stellar, step by step consultant at the reconstruction of such a lot anatomical defects utilizing clinically confirmed flaps. it really is a vital reference for working towards and trainee surgeons as a rule and really good surgical disciplines. Plastic and reconstructive, trauma/burn, orthopaedic, otolaryngology-head and neck, and maxillofacial surgeons will drastically make the most of this finished resource.

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