Surgical Advances in Plastic Surgery,

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Oct 30, 2012 - Medical - 240 pages
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Information and updates on surgical techniques and equipment in the face of continued, rapid growth of plastic surgery are presented. The majority of this surgical information presents a blend of the newest data with a description of current and potential future clinical/surgical applications of new concepts, tools and techniques. Unique innovations in the field of breast reconstruction, treatment of lymphedema, and genitourinary function rehabilitation are addressed. Burns, extremity salvage, muscle flaps, biomaterials, reconstructive transplantation are among the topics presented. Information contained in Impact of Advances in breast Cancer Management on Reconstructive and Aesthetic Breast Surgery provides a practicing plastic surgeon an update of what is new in breast oncology and how it is or should be linked with the plastic surgeon’s approach to breast surgery and reconstruction. Compilations of outcomes data are provided from ongoing clinical trials testing new concepts and techniques on the near horizon. A conclusion pertains to the details of ongoing acquisition of new skills, transferrance of existing skills, and maintenance of old skills, along with safety in plastic surgery in the context of surgical and technological advances presented by leaders representing diverse generations of practitioners.
 

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Contents

Clinics in Plastic Surgery
xi
Are We Witnessing the Emergence of a Superspecialty?
xiii
Chapter 1 Applications of Biomaterials in Plastic Surgery
359
Chapter 2 Surgical Treatment of Congenital Lymphedema
377
Chapter 3 Microlymphatic Surgery for the Treatment of Iatrogenic Lymphedema
385
Chapter 4 Tissue Restructuring by EnergyBased Surgical Tools
399
TwoYear Followup
409
Chapter 6 RobotAssisted Plastic Surgery
419
Chapter 9 New Concepts and Technologies in Reconstructive Hand Surgery
445
Chapter 10 AdipocyteDerived Stem and Regenerative Cells in Facial Rejuvenation
453
Chapter 11 Impact of Advances in Breast Cancer Management on Reconstructive and Aesthetic Breast Surgery
465
Chapter 12 Advances in Autologous Breast Reconstruction with Pedicled Perforator Flaps
477
Chapter 13 Microsurgical Advances in Extremity Salvage
491
Chapter 14 The Latissimus Dorsi Detrusor Myoplasty for Functional Treatment of Bladder Acontractility
507
Navigating Through New Technologies and Medical Devices
513
Erratum
521

Chapter 7 Impact of Reconstructive Transplantation on the Future of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
425
New and Emerging Technologies
435

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