Tissue Expansion in Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
- Publish Date: 1998-06-15
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Gordon H. Sasaki MD FACS
With more than 850 clinical photographs in a text/atlas format, Tissue Expansion in Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery describes over a hundred cases of tissue expansion in reconstructive surgery. Newer applications of tissue expansion in aesthetic surgery are discussed. The areas of expansion include the breast, scalp and forehead, face, nose, ear, extremities, abdomen, back, scrotal area, and other specialized areas of expansion. Intraoperative expansion and complications are also covered.
* Describes more than 100 clinical cases, and includes preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative photographs so readers can see the progression of each case. * Includes more than 850 color photographs so that readers can view the procedures step by step, including primary and secondary operations that are necessary to complete the reconstruction. * Discusses both chronic expansion and intraoperative expansion. * Thoroughly covers breast reconstruction, with discussions of indications for tissue expansion and more than 180 photographs. * Includes several complications chapters that discuss reaction patterns and dysfunctional changes. Additionally, each clinical chapter discusses possible complications in detail. * Covers the use of endoscopy as an alternative to conventional expansion techniques.