Authored by experts in the field, this brand-new reference presents a systematic approach to which flap or graft to use in which clinical situation and how to cut and move the skin. More than 350 full-color photographs and line drawings offer you step-by-step guidance and demonstrates reconstructive procedures, including cutting, positioning, and suturing of flaps and grafts.
Includes numerous reconstructive options for each specific region of the face, and explains why one may be better than another in a given situation.
Features several chapters on the use of flaps and grafts in facial reconstruction and describes the finer points of their design, execution, and application.
Discusses complications and pitfalls and how to avoid them.
Devotes an entire chapter to facial anatomy with an emphasis on practical landmarks and danger areas.
Uses a consistent format throughout for ease of reference.
By Thomas E. Rohrer, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA; Private Practice, SkinCare Physicians, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
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