Reconstructive Dermatologic Surgery

by S Brian Jiang, Arisa E Ortiz

The book “Reconstructive Dermatologic Surgery” offers a practical and comprehensive guide to dermatologic surgical reconstruction. The focus of the textbook is geared towards surgical repair of Mohs Micrographic Surgery defects beginning with basic surgical techniques and covering the breadth and depth of extensive repair options through an image-rich format. This book includes 24 chapters, which covers surgical space and equipment, surgical instruments, facial anatomy preoperative considerations, postoperative considerations, suturing techniques, flap classification and design/biomechanics of skin, advancement flaps, rotation flaps, transposition flaps, staged flaps, skin, cartilage, and composite grafts, combination repairs, reconstruction of the nose, eyelid and periorbital reconstruction, reconstruction of the lip/perioral, reconstruction of the cheek, forehead reconstruction, reconstruction of the ear, reconstruction of the scalp, reconstruction of the hand/nail, scar revision, and scar refinement. The chapters are broken down into fundamentals of reconstruction by flap types and by anatomic region to allow for a quick reference to specific anatomic defects. Other topics covered in the textbook include designing a surgical suite and postoperative management. This practical resource is meant for residents, fellows and experienced surgeons across a wide-range of surgical specialties who want to hone their surgical skills.


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