Atlas of Microvascular Surgery: Anatomy and Operative Techniques

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Thieme, Jan 1, 2011 - Medical - 712 pages
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This new second edition of the best-selling Atlas of Microvascular Surgery is updated with the latest information on harvesting, fabricating, and dissecting vessels in all areas of the body. It features coverage of 45 donor sites with thorough review of anatomy and potential anatomic variations; step-by-step instructions for 110 techniques for flap harvesting and fabrication, including many of the perforator flap harvesting details; and descriptions for 39 procedures for exposure of recipient site vessels. Highlights of the second edition:
  • More than 650 color illustrations, including 115 new drawings, provide a visual guide to anatomy and possible variations
  • Clear descriptions of 110 different flap-harvesting techniques, from planning and designing to harvesting surgical free flaps
  • Discussion of perforator flaps based on the deep inferior epigastric artery, superior and inferior gluteal arteries, thoracodorsal artery, and lateral circumflex femoral artery
  • Insightful review of the clinical indications for, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of, using specific donor sites helps the surgeon to approach each dissection with confidence
  • Easy-to-reference organization according to upper extremity, lower extremity, trunk, and head and neck
  • All plastic and reconstructive surgeons, orthopedic surgeons, hand surgeons, neurosurgeons, and residents in these specialties will benefit from the wealth of information in this landmark book.
     

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    Contents

    PARTI UPPEREXTREMITY
    3
    Forearm Region
    40
    Chapter3 Hand and Wrist
    109
    LOWEREXTREMITY
    129
    Groin Region
    155
    Thigh Region
    203
    Lower Leg and Knee
    275
    Ankle and Foot
    372
    Thorax
    453
    Abdominal Wall and Cavity
    518
    Back
    571
    Head and Neck
    631
    Index
    663
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    Professor and Emeritus Chairman; Department of Plastic Surgery; Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, New York, NY

    Assistant Professor, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA

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