Plastic Surgery Secrets Plus, 2e

Plastic Surgery Secrets Plus, 2e

Language: English

Pages: 1080

ISBN: 0323034705

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Plastic Surgery Secrets―the first Secrets Series® title in the PLUS format―offers an easy-to-read, information-at-your-fingertips approach to plastic and reconstructive surgery and hand surgery. Jeffrey Weinzweig has joined forces with world-renowned plastic surgeons Joseph McCarthy, Julia Terzis, Joseph Upton, Fernando Ortiz-Monasterio, and Luis Vasconez, and others to bring you the expert perspective you need to grasp the nuances of this specialty. This new edition features an additional color that highlights tables, legends, key terms, section and chapter titles, and web references. All this, along with the popular question-and answer approach and list of the "Top 100 Plastic Surgery Secrets," make it a perfect concise board review tool and a handy clinical reference.

  • Maintains the popular and trusted Secrets Series® format, using questions and short answers for effective and enjoyable learning.
  • Provides the most current overview and authoritative coverage of all topics thanks to contributions from an impressive list of over 300 experts in the field of plastic surgery and multiple related specialties.
  • Introduces the new PLUS format, with an expanded size and layout and full color for easier review, more information, and more visual elements for an overall enhanced experience.
  • Presents enhanced tables, legends, key terms, and section and chapter titles through the use of an additional color that makes finding information quick and easy.
  • Contains new full color images and illustrations to provide more detail and offer a clearer picture of what is seen in practice.

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palate, and prepalatal and palatal structures. The incisive foramen, which is located behind the incisor teeth, is the site where the lateral maxillary bones meet the midline premaxilla. A cleft lip usually involves structures anterior to the incisive foramen, such as the alveolus, lip, and nasal tip cartilages, as well as the floor of the nose. These structures usually are referred to as the structures of the primary palate or prepalatal structures. They may be cleft unilaterally or bilaterally.

epithelialized in 1 week, the other in 3 weeks. The second wound now has a hypertrophic scar. Why? Partial-thickness burns or abrasions that remain open for more than 2 weeks have a high incidence of hypertrophic scarring. Scarring is believed to be secondary to prolonged inflammation and can be minimized by rapidly closing a wound primarily, skin grafting, or other techniques. 35. What treatment options are available for hypertrophic scars? Pressure garments, topical silicone sheeting,

shower on the first day after advancement. Drains are managed as usual. Do not rush to touch-up surgery, especially for dog ears, which usually resolve with time, particularly in the scalp. 30. Should families and patients be trusted to do their own expansions at home? Most certainly. Injection of saline into a tissue expander certainly is less risky than administering insulin. Families can learn to perform home expansion safely and effectively for family members. 31. How can you—or a child’s

cleft palate: V. Elucidation of the mechanism of palatal ­clefting in the congenital caprine model. Plast Reconstr Surg 121:1328–1334, 2008. Wilgus TA, Bergdall VK, Tober KL, et al: The impact of cyclooxygenase-2 mediated inflammation on scarless fetal wound healing. Am J Pathol 165:753–761, 2004. Yang GP, Lim IJ, Phan T, Lorenz PH, Longaker MT: From scarless fetal wounds to keloids: Molecular studies in wound healing. Wound Rep Reg 11:411–418, 2003. 49 Chapter 9 Liability Issues in Plastic

Chicago; Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stroyer Hospital of Cook County; Adjunct Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Punita Gupta, MD Scott Radiological Group, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri Geoffrey C. Gurtner, MD, FACS Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California Mark N. Halikis, MD Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, Irvine,

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