Plastic Reconstructive And Aesthetic Surgery: The Essentials

Plastic Reconstructive And Aesthetic Surgery: The Essentials

The Essentials (With DVD-ROM)

Deniz Dayicioglu, John C Oeltjen, Kenneth L Fan, Seth R Thaller


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This is a concise but comprehensive textbook for plastic surgery residents reviewing for in-service and certifying examinations as well as practicing plastic surgeons preparing for Maintenance of Certification. The book is divided into chapters based on the 24 so-called common plastic surgical procedures. This will allow a discussion of the procedure prior to embarking on surgery and serve as a basis for the development of a basic fund of knowledge in the specialty of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery. Contributors have been selected based on their clinical expertise and academic excellence.

  • Core Knowledge and General Principles:
    • Wound Repair (Jason P Ulm and Kevin O Delaney)
    • Grafts and Flaps (Jason P Ulm and Dennis K Schimpf)
    • Anesthetic Implications in Cosmetic Surgery (Gian Paparcuri and Miguel Cobas)
    • Lasers and Aesthetic Devices (Mark S Nestor and Matthew B Zarraga)
  • Plastic Surgery Involving the Integument:
    • Benign and Malignant Skin Lesions (Wrood M Kassira)
    • Infantile Hemangioma (Karim W Sadik and Haaris S Mir)
    • Burn Injury and Treatment (Jessica A Ching and C Wayne Cruse)
    • Cleft Lip and Palate: Anatomy, Embryology, and Repair (Kenneth L Fan, Raja Mohan and Seth R Thaller)
    • Essentials in Plastic Surgery Microtia Chapter (Kenneth L Fan, Raja Mohan and Seth R Thaller)
    • Head and Neck Malignancy (David Nesky and Donald Weed)
    • Principles in Facial Injury Management (Patrick Cole and Larry Hollier, Jr)
    • Aesthetic Surgery of the Face: Face Lift (Erick Martell and Alan Matarasso)
    • Eyelid, Cheek, Lip, Nasal, Scalp, Ear Reconstruction (Anuja K Antony, Victor J Hassid and Mimis N Cohen)
  • Plastic Surgery of the Upper Extremity:
    • Infectious and Inflammatory Disorders of the Upper Extremity (Joshua M Adkinson and Robert X Murphy, Jr)
    • Compression Neuropathies in the Upper Extremity (Askari Morad)
    • Benign and Malignant Tumors of the Upper Extremity (Sara Yegiyants, Yash Avasha and Zubin J Panthaki)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand (Haaris S Mir and Stacy R Henderson)
    • Congenital Hand Anomalies (Sara Yegiyants and Zubin J Panthaki)
    • Upper Extremity Trauma (Deniz Dayicioglu and Derek Ulvila)
    • Dupuytren's Disease (Sara Yegiyants and Zubin J Panthaki)
    • Microsurgery: General Principles (Harvey W-M Chim and Christopher J Salgado)
  • Plastic Surgery of the Lower Extremity:
    • Lower Extremity Reconstruction (John R Barbour and Milton B Armstrong)
    • Reduction Mammaplasty, Augmentation Mammaplasty, and Mastopexy (John C Oeltjen)
    • Breast Reconstruction (John C Oeltjen)
    • Aesthetic Body Contouring: Abdominoplasty (Steven Rueda and Seth R Thaller)
    • Aesthetic Body Contouring: Abdominoplasty Body Contouring after Bariatric Surgery (Benjamin Lemelman, Paul G Cofnas and Seth R Thaller)
    • Body Contouring via Suction Lipectomy (Michelle De Souza and Garry Martin II)
    • Abdominal and Thoracic Reconstruction (Umbareen Mahmood and Deniz Dayicioglu)
    • Pressure Ulcers (Jessica S Suber, Rajiv P Parikh and Deniz Dayicioglu)
    • Vascular Anomalies (Harvey Chim and Arun K Gosain)

Readership: Practicing plastic surgeons preparing for Maintenance of Certification examinations, plastic surgery residents, general surgery and other specialty residents rotating through plastic surgery rotations; medical school students rotating through a plastic surgery rotation.