Now in its thoroughly updated Second Edition, this classic three-volume work is the most comprehensive reference ever published on surgical flaps for reconstructing defects in all parts of the body. In 501 clearly organized chapters, internationally recognized surgeons describe and illustrate every clinically proven flap option available for repairing every routine and unusual defect. Complementing the text are more than 4,200 clinical photographs and diagrams of anatomy, blood supply, flap design, and operative procedures. The Second Edition includes new chapters by experts who have made landmark contributions to the recent literature. Many chapters from the previous edition have been completely revised, and chapters describing flaps that have not proven clinically reliable have been deleted. Wherever appropriate, the editors have added editorial comments to guide the reader in selection of flaps. The volumes are extensively indexed and organized by anatomic region, and chapters follow a uniform format that clearly presents all the information needed on each flap indications, anatomy, blood supply, surgical techniques, complications, safeguards to keep in mind, and advantages and disadvantages of the flap. From this remarkably complete collection of clinical information, surgeons can select with confidence the best flap for safe, predictable, and aesthetically acceptable results.
|Publisher:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins|
|Edition description:||Older Edition|