Authored by renowned plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Yaremchuk, this new book provides you with all you need to know about cosmetic and reconstructive enhancement of the facial region using implants. Inside, you’ll find step-by-step descriptions of each procedure enhanced by color illustrations and color photographs depicting preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative views. Includes descriptions of augmentation of the infraorbital rim, the malar, and the pyriform aperture • the use of multiple midface implants • reconstruction of the cranial vault and internal orbit • and much more.
Reviews indications for implant use, patient evaluation, and surgical planning.
Compares the host response to autogenous bone and the alloplastic materials frequently used today.
Overviews the technique of implant reconstruction without post-surgical stigmata.
Presents aesthetic and reconstructive applications, including discussions of adjunctive measures typically used to achieve the desired result.
Provides a description of the relevant musculoskeletal anatomy, normal skeletal relations, and the surgical technique for implant placement.
Includes cosmetic augmentation of the chin and posterior mandible.
Features Key Points boxes and pearls and pitfalls.
By Michael J. Yaremchuk, MD, Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
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