Flaps in Hand and Upper Limb Reconstruction, 1st Edition

Surgical Anatomy, Operative Techniques and Differential Therapy
Illustrators :
Robert Hierner & Reinhard Putz & Allen T. Bishop & Zun-Li Shen & Klaus Wilhelm & Ulrike Brugger & Luitgard Kellner & Henriette Rintelen

Flap surgery of the hand and upper limb: keeping you posted! The management of patients with hand and upper-limb deficiencies is a routine task in reconstructive surgery. A multitude of conventional and microvascular flap reconstructions have bee......view more

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Flap surgery of the hand and upper limb: keeping you posted!

The management of patients with hand and upper-limb deficiencies is a routine task in reconstructive surgery. A multitude of conventional and microvascular flap reconstructions have been described, and it is rather difficult to keep track of them all. This book is coming to your rescue:

  • A concise and practical guide to all relevant flap procedures
  • Uniform structure of all chapters: surgical anatomy, surgical technique and postoperative care, variants, indications and contraindications
  • Uniform design: text on the left, illustrations on the right hand side
  • More than 700 high-quality drawings displaying surgical and anatomical details provide clear, step-by-step instructions
  • Advantages and disadvantages of each method are compared and contrasted
  • Extensive section on differential therapeutic considerations including numerous synoptic tables on when to use which flap procedure
  • Additional chapters on the anatomy as well as functional, aesthetic and social aspects of both hand and upper limb
  • Conventional and microvascular flap reconstructions presented as procedures complementing one another

The book furnishes both the general surgeon facing emergency situations and the hand surgery specialist with valuable aids and suggestions.

A textbook and reference guide to the primary and secondary treatment of hand and upper-limb deficiencies!


Author Information
Edited by Robert Hierner; Reinhard Putz; Allen T. Bishop; Zun-Li Shen and Klaus Wilhelm