Maxillofacial Trauma and Esthetic Facial Reconstruction

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Churchill Livingstone, 2003 - Medical - 662 pages
This landmark, full color text covers all the aspects of the management of facial trauma. Written by an international team of oral and maxillofacial and plastic surgeons, it provides detailed practical guidance from the moment the trauma patient arrives in the hospital to the secondary procedures that may be needed for full repair of the soft tissues of the face and neck.
  • All aspects of maxillofacial trauma are covered - from management of the acute trauma case to secondary procedures to improve facial appearance.
  • A chapter on immediate care provides guidance on stabilizing the acute patient prior to surgery.
  • A highly illustrated radiology chapter guides the reader to the best radiological investigations for each type of injury.
  • The chapter on head injury management covers brain injury as it relates to the management of facial trauma.
  • Comprehensive chapters on each facial fracture include protocols for the overall management of each fracture.
  • An extensive section on secondary procedures attempts to improve the final outcome of trauma.
  • A review is included for all new alloplastic materials used in the repair of facial fractures.
  • An additional chapter on psychological problems after facial trauma has been added.
  • 800 color prints demonstrate clearly the final results from soft tissue repair and secondary procedures.
  • 200 surgical line illustrations show step-by-step surgical procedures.

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