Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom, Second Edition / Edition 2

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom, Second Edition / Edition 2

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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom, Second Edition / Edition 2

Maximize Your Plastic Surgery Board Exam Score!

This powerful, results-oriented study guide delivers everything you need to improve knowledge, confidence, and recall. Featuring a rigorous quick-hit Q&A format consisting of short clinical questions with concise answers, this is truly your most effective weapon when preparing for plastic surgery in-service and board exams.

The unique question and single-answer format of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Board Review, 2e eliminates the guesswork associated with traditional multiple-choice Q&A reviews and reinforces only the answers you need to know on exam day. Enhanced by 18 new chapters and covering all core competences found on the board exam, the book emphasizes distilling key facts and clinical pearls essential to exam success. This high-yield review is the perfect complement to larger texts and delivers an intense, streamlined review in the days and weeks before the exam.

  • 6000+ rapid-fire questions cover all the core competencies on the plastic surgery board exam
  • 18 NEW CHAPTERS, including ones on liposuction, otoplasty, facial augmentation, head and neck reconstruction, and melanoma
  • Over 100 illustrations and images, including important surgical techniques
  • Thoroughly updated by a nationwide team of expert contributors

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071629744
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 06/28/2011
Series: Pearls of Wisdom Series
Pages: 950
Sales rank: 949,716
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents



1. Strategies for Studying

2. History of Plastic Surgery


3. Periorbital Region

4. Blepharoplasty

5. Chemodenervation (Botulinum Toxin Type A [BoNT-A])

6. Brow Lift

7. Face-Lift (Rhytidectomy)

8. Otoplasty

9. Rhinoplasty

10. Skin Resurfacing

11. Chemical Peels

12. Alloplastic Augmentation of the Facial Skeleton

13. Lasers

14. Injectable Fillers

15. Hair Removal/Hair Transplantation

16. Body Contouring

17. Suction Lipectomy


18. Breast Anatomy/Embryology

19. Breast Augmentation

20. Breast Implant Efficacy and Safety

21. Breast Cancer

22. Expander-Implant and Nipple-Areolar Reconstruction

23. Breast Reconstruction: Autogenous Tissue

24. Breast Reconstruction: Alternative Flaps

25. Breast Reconstruction: Microsurgery

26. Gynecomastia

27. Nipple-Areolar Reconstruction

28. Breast Reduction and Mastoplexy


29. Hand Anatomy/Embryology

30. Anesthesia

31. Hand Tumors

32. Infections of the Hand

33. Dupuytren Contracture

34. Nerve Compression Syndromes

35. Fractures/Dislocations

36. Tendon Injuries

37. The Perionychium

38. Rheumatoid Hand

39. Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Injuries

40. Brachial Plexus

41. Tendon Transfers

42. Wrist Kinematics

43. Replantation

44. Toe-to-Hand Transfer

45. Nerve Injury/Repair


46. Facial Trauma

47. Facial Nerve Anatomy and Paralysis

48. Facial Paralysis: Static and Dynamic Treatment

49. Head and Neck Embryology

50. Heal and Neck Cancer

51. Salivary Gland Tumors

52. Head and Neck Reconstruction

53. Dental Anatomy and Occlusion

54. Local and Regional Flaps for Head and Neck Reconstruction


55. Benign Skin Lesions

56. Malignant Skin Lesions

57. Melanoma


58. Craniofacial Syndromes

59. Craniosynostosis

60. Cleft Lip and Palate

61. Valopharyngeal Incompetence/Insufficiency (VIP)

62. Pharyngoplasty/Pharyngeal Flaps/Speech Therapy

63. Distraction Osteogenesis

64. Orthognathic Surgery

65. Congenital Ear Deformities

66. Congenital Nevi/Tissue Explansion

67. Congenital Breast

68. Congenital Hand Surgery

69. Hemangiomas

70. Vascular Anomalies


71. Wound Healing/Keloids

72. Principles of Skin Grafting

73. Basics of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

74. Flaps

75. Microsurgery

76. Perforator Flaps

77. Burn Care

78. Ear Reconstruction

79. Aesthetic and Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery

80. Nasal Reconstruction

81. Mandibular Reconstruction

82. Scalp and Calvarial Reconstruction

83. Lip Reconstruction

84. Tongue Reconstruction

85. Chest and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

86. Lymphedema

87. Sternal Wound Reconstruction

88. Lower Extremity Reconstruction - Soft Tissue Concepts

89. Lower Extremity Reconstruction - Orthopedic Concepts

90. Genitourinary Reconstruction

91. Pressure Sores


92. Basic Statistical Methods

93. High-Yield Questions/Answers


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