Pectoralis Major Myocutaneous Flap in Head and Neck Reconstruction: A Color Atlas

by Girish N Amlani, Jatin N Mody, Mudit Mittal

The book highlights the complete details of the pectoralis major myocutaneous flap, its anatomy, preparation, and dissection for use in head and neck reconstruction. Unfortunately, a specialized surgical team and costly instrumentation are required for head and neck reconstruction and these are not available in many head and neck centers. Therefore, the pectoralis major myocutaneous flap still remains the mainstay reconstructive method in several centers worldwide. Thus this atlas can be premier resource for medical communities and researchers working in this area. The presented book is divided into different sections which comprises of each concept like various uses of pectoralis major myocutaneous flap, advantages, disadvantageous and limitations each flaps, physiological and preoperative principles, consent inclusions, pectoralis major flap steps and provides a complete illustration of surgical anatomy along with brief discusses. Overall the book forms excellent source of information in the form of atlas which render the material more accessible and designed with reference to case studies using pictorial images which give a clear description and idea to be executed at different situations in reconstructing head and neck defect.


Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Amlani Girish N
Nathalal Parekh Cancer Hospital and Research Center, Rajkot, Gujarat, India
Shri NM Virani Wockhardt Hospital, Sterling Hospital, Sri HJ Doshi General Hospital, Shri GT Seth Orthopaedic Hospital, Gokul Hospital, Rajkot; Gokul Newtech Hospital, Jamnagar; Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Vardha; Ramkrishna Sahyadri Hospital, Gandhidham; Wockhardt Hospital, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India
2. Mody Jatin N
Nathalal Parekh Cancer Hospital and Research Center, Rajkot, Gujarat, India; Research on Cancer Base of Tongue
3. Mittal Mudit Nathalal Parekh Cancer Hospital and Research Center, Rajkot, Gujarat, India; Stanford University Hospital, Palo Alto, California, USA; American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
ISBN 9789351521679
Speciality Otolaryngology, Surgery
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12338
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2014
Pages 95
Book Type Professional


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