Grabb's Encyclopedia of Flaps: Upper Extremities

Grabb's Encyclopedia of Flaps: Upper Extremities

by Berish Strauch, Luis O. Vasconez

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Provides choices for the closure of particular defects throughout the body. Recognized experts describe how to execute a particular flap, and each flap is presented in a uniform format, emphasizing the indications and anatomy, including the blood supply, surgical technique, complications, and safeguards. Selected editorial comments are included as a guide to the reader. The 424 chapters are arranged in five major sections: head and neck reconstruction; upper extremity reconstruction; axillary, chest, and back reconstruction; abdominal wall and pelvic region reconstruction; and lower extremity reconstruction. Each chapter includes an introduction, a section on anatomy, and a section on flap design and dimensions, followed by operative technique and clinical results. Illustrated with line drawings and case photographs. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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