Surgical Techniques for Cutaneous Scar Revision

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Marwali Harahap
Taylor & Francis, Jan 3, 2000 - Medical - 504 pages
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Contains over 500 detailed photographs, drawings and tables that illustrate and clarify operative techniques in step-by-step detail!
This detailed reference supplies the latest and most comprehensive information available on new and innovative methods and techniques of cutaneous scar revision and removal.
Written by more than 40 contributors who address one of the most important problems facing dermatologists and surgeons, Surgical Techniques for Cutaneous Scar Revision
  • offers recommendations for the prevention of postoperative complications
  • discusses information on the biomechanical properties of skin
  • advises on planning elective incisions, excisions, and scar revisions
  • describes recent advances such as laminal dermal reticulotomy, scalpel sculptural technique, subcutaneous incisionless technique, and laser treatment
  • gives an overview of scar tissue formation
  • considers problems caused by an overgrowth of scar tissue
  • explores types of wounds and individual peculiarities that influence scarring
  • emphasizes careful study of an unsatisfactory scar and accurate scar analysis
  • stresses scar prevention and minimization by properly managing the initial wound
  • covers the cultural and psychological aspects of skin defects
  • and more!
    Responding to patient demand for more specialized and comprehensive treatment, Surgical Techniques for Cutaneous Scar Revision is an invaluable reference for dermatologic surgeons; dermatologists; reconstructive, plastic, and cosmetic surgeons; general surgeons; otolaryngologists; ophthalmologists; orthopedic surgeons; family physicians; and medical students in these disciplines.
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    About the author (2000)

    Harahap is Professor of Dermatology at the University of North Sumatra Medical School, Medan, Indonesia.

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