TABLA DE CONTENIDO
Preface.- 1.Plastic Surgery: From Myth to Reality.- 2.The skin.- 3.Wound healing: physiology and pathology.- 4.Suture Techniques.- 5.Dressing and Dermal Substitute.- 6.Grafts.- 7.Flaps.- 8.Microsurgery.- 9.Malformations: (Head and Neck, Hand, External genitalia).- 10.Trauma (Wounds, Burns).- 11.Cancer ( Skin Cancer, Melanoma, Sarcoma).- 12.Maxillo Facial Surgery.- 13.Hand Surgery.- 14.Breast Surgery.- 15.Abdominal Wall Surgery.- 16.Lower Limb Surgery.- 17.Lymphedema.- 18.Nerve Surgery.- 19.Regenerative Surgery.- 20.Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery.
Filling a gap in the present inventory of Plastic Surgery Textbooks, this compact, practice-oriented study guide delivers comprehensive, clear and up-to-date information on all the basics of plastic surgery in clinical practice. Methodological rigor, together with a lean style and layout were chosen; boxes and teaching objectives are included to help memorize fundamentals. Starting from basics such as the physiology and pathology of skin and wound healing, suture techniques, dressings and dermal substitutes, grafts, flaps and microsurgical techniques, the textbook then tackles topics including malformations, skin cancer, and traumas like burns and wounds. The respective contributions were written by American, British, Italian, German, Korean and Taiwanese teaching experts in the field. Over 250 full color illustrations, line drawings, and videos support the main text: accordingly, this textbook will appeal to advanced, upper-undergraduate students and residents preparing for plastic and reconstructive surgery in-training.
Michele Maruccia is Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Bari Aldo Moro and Chief of the Microsurgery and Lymphatic Surgery Unit, in theUniversity Hospital Policlinico of Bari. Pr. Maruccia completed a PhD at the Sapienza University of Rome and a fellowship in advanced reconstructive microsurgery and lymphatic surgery at China Medical University Hospital in Taichung, Taiwan. He has over 8 years of teaching experience, being lecturer at international and national events, as well as author of over 100 papers in indexed journals and book chapters. Prof. Maruccia has organized numerous national and international courses both on cadaver and living models. He is the President of the SPIGC (Italian Society of Young Surgeons).
Giuseppe Giudice Upon completing his training in Italy, at Bortolo Hospital in Vicenza under Prof. C. Curioni, and at the Maxillofacial Surgery Unit of the San Paolo Hospital in Milan under Prof. R. Brusati, he was selected for a residency at the Hospital Necker Craniofacial Surgery Unit, in Paris, France. He then came back to Italy working as Plastic Surgeon and has been appointed Director of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and of the Center for Heavy Burns, as well as Directing the Specializing School in Plastic Surgery at the Aldo Moro University of Bari, after having been Director of the Residency Program in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the same institution for over 10 years. He has been authoring over 100 papers in indexed journals and book chapters and lecturing on several Plastic Surgery meetings.
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