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    The Art of Combining Surgical and Nonsurgical Techniques in Aesthetic Medicine

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    Innovative strategies for artfully blending aesthetic techniques to maximize results The Art of Combining Surgical and Nonsurgical Techniques in Aesthetic Medicine by Julius W. Few Jr. reflects multidisciplinary contributions from renowned practitioners in plastic surgery, dermatology, oculoplastics, and facial plastic surgery. This is the first book to specifically discuss minimally-invasive aesthetic techniques for the face and body and how to strategically combine them, both with and without surgery. The text is rooted in evidence-based scientific principles and sound clinical applications, with the goal of helping aesthetic practitioners attain more favorable and longer-lasting results. Fifteen comprehensive chapters reflect the visionary beliefs of top experts in cosmetic medicine. Each topic is discussed by clinicians who have developed innovative approaches that will revolutionize the field. The book lays a solid foundation with opening chapters on concepts of beauty and nonsurgical facial rejuvenation in traditional surgical candidates. Subsequent chapters discuss innovative, combined approaches for both the face and body. Key FeaturesBlending and sequencing of techniques, and diverse skin type considerationsA wide array of modalities — from noninvasive devices, microneedling and platelet-rich plasma, and light- and energy-based therapies — to surgical interventionsPractical, real-life case studies throughoutMore than 200 detailed photos and colorful illustrations detail anatomy and approachesTechnical videos available online demonstrate techniques in depthSpecial emphasis on how to avoid and treat complications This must-have resource masterfully guides novice and veteran clinicians alike on the thoughtful use of combined state-of-the-art techniques to achieve optimal outcomes. It will help plastic surgeons, facial plastic surgeons, dermatologists, and dermatologic surgeons reduce recovery time and enhance results in their patients. Julius W. Few Jr., MD, is Director, The Few Institute for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine; and Health Science Clinician, Division of Plastic Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA. An award-winning international medical and scientific publisher, Thieme has demonstrated its commitment to the highest standard of quality in the state-of-the-art content and presentation of all its products. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in online and print publishing.

    Essentials of Plastic Surgery

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    Presenting essential topics in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, this second edition of the bestselling Essentials of Plastic Surgery has been totally revised and updated to reflect substantial advances in this dynamic specialty. Coverage includes aesthetic surgery, face lift, neck lift, fillers, and breast augmentation along with reconstructive topics such as wound healing and microsurgery. This edition contains the work of many new contributors as well as several new chapters, including: Fundamentals of Perforator FlapsVascularized Composite Allografts and Transplant ImmunologyNegative Pressure Wound TherapySurgical Treatment of Migraine HeadachesFace TransplantationAugmentation-MastopexyNipple-Areolar ReconstructionFoot UlcersLymphedemaDistal Radius FracturesHand TransplantationFacial AnalysisFat GraftingThis second edition retains its seven-part structure as well as the familiar bullet point style, format, and pocket size that made the first edition so successful. References have been updated and significant additions have been made to graphics, including tables, charts, and illustrations. An eBook version is included with the print book.

    Science of Synthesis Knowledge Updates: 2016/3

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    The Science of Synthesis Editorial Board, together with the volume editors and authors, is constantly reviewing the whole field of synthetic organic chemistry as presented in Science of Synthesis and evaluating significant developments in synthetic methodology. Four annual volumes updating content across all categories ensure that you always have access to state-of-the-art synthetic methodology.

    Science of Synthesis: N-Heterocyclic Carbenes in Catalytic Organic Synthesis Vol. 1

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    The field of N-heterocyclic carbenes, whether in transition-metal catalysis or organocatalysis, is rapidly evolving towards applications, but is also still very active on the catalyst development front. Significant advances have been made over the past two decades and the development of these reactions has dramatically improved the efficiency of organic synthesis. N-Heterocyclic carbene based catalysts are now widely applied in the area of synthesis of both natural products and therapeutic agents. Science of Synthesis: N-Heterocyclic Carbenes in Catalytic Organic Synthesis presents the most commonly used and significant metal- or non-metal-catalyzed reactions for modern organic synthesis. The basic principles and current state-of-the-art of the methods are covered. Scope, limitations, and mechanism of these reactions are discussed and key experimental procedures are included. Typical examples of target synthesis are often provided to show the utility and inspire further applications.

    Endoscopic Spine Surgery

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    Endoscopic technology has advanced to the point where practitioners can now access, visualize, and treat spine pathologies previously only accessible through open surgical approaches. Endoscopic Spine Surgery 2nd Edition provides a comprehensive background on endoscopic spine surgery and covers an unparalleled number of minimally invasive spine procedures that have revolutionized the spine treatment paradigm. Readers will greatly benefit from many years of expertise and wisdom shared by master spine surgeons Daniel Kim, Gun Choi, Sang-Ho Lee, and Richard Fessler, and their expert contributors. Due to the narrow endoscopic view, subtle microanatomical differences in the lumbar, thoracic, and cervical regions are not always easy to visually discern. To address this challenge, the book contains detailed procedural descriptions and images mirroring endoscopic views spine surgeons encounter in the OR. Organized anatomically, 53 chapters guide readers systematically through lumbar, thoracic, cervical, and craniocervical junction procedures for pathologies ranging from low back pain and deformities to tumors, lesions, infections, and trauma. Key Features More than 1000 high quality images including color procedural photographs and medical illustrations provide in-depth visual understanding.Spinal pathologies and procedures delineated in 75 videos accessible via the Media Center – from case studies to step-by-step technique tutorials.Covers the full spectrum of spine endoscopy including percutaneous approaches, microdiscectomy, laminectomy, discectomy foraminotomy, hemilaminectomy, thoracic decompressions, fusion, fixation, and thoracoscopic procedures.The use of state-of-the-art technology such as ultrasonic bone dissectors, endoscopic radiofrequency denervation, the video telescope operating monitor (VITOM), minimally invasive tubular retractors, and 3D stereo-tubular endoscopic systems.Neurosurgical and orthopaedic residents, spine fellows, and seasoned spine surgeons will all greatly benefit from the significant knowledge and insights revealed in this remarkable multimedia resource. This book may also be of interest to neurosurgical and orthopaedic nurses, physical therapists, chiropractors, and medical device professionals.

    Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders

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    Rapid advances in neural imaging, particularly in regard to neural plasticity and brain changes, have resulted in an evolving neurorehabilitation paradigm for aphasia and related language disorders. Aphasia and Related Neurogenic Language Disorders has been adopted worldwide as a text for aphasia courses. This new 5th edition by Leonard LaPointe and Julie Stierwalt encompasses state-of-the-art concepts and approaches from an impressive cadre of experts who work in research labs, classrooms, clinics, and hospitals-including the world-renowned Mayo Clinic. As in previous editions, this book embraces a humanistic approach to treatment, addressing multicultural and multilinguistic considerations and social model interventions. The text encompasses a full continuum of cognitive-language disorder management-from everyday practicalities, assessment, and treatment to disorder-specific cases with evidence-based data. Additions to the 5th edition include chapters on pragmatics and discourse, telepractice, digital and electronic advances, funding and reimbursement, and comprehension, syntax, and linguistic based disorders. Key Features: A new chapter on neuroanatomical basics features exquisite illustrationsAn in-depth look at neurogenic communication disorders from Mayo Clinic provides firsthand insights on treating patients in an acute care hospital settingDiscussion and test questions, case studies, and clinical pearls offer invaluable didactic guidanceA chapter on expanded traumatic brain injury covers blast injuries and multisystem injuriesThis is the most comprehensive yet concise resource on aphasia and related disorders available today. New legions of speech language pathology students, residents, course directors, and practitioners will discover a remarkable guide on the treatment of communication disorders.

    Spinal Instrumentation

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    In the last two decades, spine instrumentation and surgery have undergone many improvements. The second edition benefits from contributions by renowned orthopaedic surgeons and neurosurgeons who helped create and refine the systems described in the book, and devoted their careers to educating next generations of spine surgeons. Advancements in instrumentation – plates, cages, rods, screws, disc replacements, spacers, and fusion devices – have led to improved outcomes for patients. The spinal device field has grown exponentially, and surgeons are faced with an increasingly diverse choice of instrumentation options. While the first edition categorized available systems, the new edition is focused on helping clinicians avoid complications and quickly recognize and manage complications when they do occur. Key Features A concise yet comprehensive reference that educates clinicians on the causes, recognition, and avoidance of instrumentation complicationsOrganized by anatomical region and condition, the visualization of relevant anatomical landmarks is discussed in context with safe use of spinal instrumentationNow four-color, with more than 230 new and original illustrationsEasy-to-digest text helps translate classroom knowledge into clinical applicationThis up-to-date book will help orthopaedic surgeons and neurosurgeons learn how to utilize spinal devices more efficaciously and safely. The text is also an excellent reference for radiologists, spine fellows and residents, and physician extenders who are interested in attaining knowledge and experience in spinal instrumentation.

    Cutaneous Malignancies

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    The treatment of skin cancer has become an increasingly multispecialty practice. Ongoing surgical and postsurgical advances and emergent factors that predispose patients to these tumors have changed the treatment paradigm. Having a keen understanding of diagnostic, surgical, and nonsurgical treatment options is key to identifying, treating, or referring patients with potential cutaneous malignancies. While Brian R. Gastman's Cutaneous Malignancies: A Surgical Perspective is the first of its kind to emphasize surgical management of skin cancer, several sections are devoted to systemic nonsurgical therapies affecting patient care and surgical intervention. Topics encompassed include prevention, diagnosis, medication management, appropriate margin size, reconstruction methods, and the importance of stellar dermatopathology. Key Highlights The role of Mohs micrographic surgery and radiation in skin cancer treatmentTreatment approaches for the two most common forms of skin cancer respectively, basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinomaSurgical treatment of cutaneous malignant melanoma and other high-risk malignanciesClinical insights on completion lymphadenectomy and sentinel node biopsy for melanoma, two topics rarely addressed in context with skin cancerDiagnosis and treatment of rare malignancies including Merkel cell carcinoma, dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans, cutaneous angiosarcoma, and cutaneous leiomyosarcomaMore than 400 high-quality illustrations further delineate surgical modalitiesEdited by an esteemed dual board certified plastic surgeon and otolaryngologist, this definitive book is the most complete guide to surgical management of skin cancer. It is essential reading for plastic surgeons, dermatologists, otolaryngologists, and all clinicians who treat or refer patients with suspected skin cancer.

    Rhoton's Atlas of Head, Neck, and Brain

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    Masterful 2D and 3D head, neck, and brain dissections provide unsurpassed insights into head, neck, and brain anatomy An internationally renowned and beloved author, educator, brain anatomist, and neurosurgeon, Professor Albert Rhoton has a special place in medical history. He was revered by students and colleagues and is regarded as one of the fathers of modern microscopic neurosurgery. A driving principle in his anatomy lab was the simple phrase, «Every Second.» This was embraced in his philosophy that every second of every day, a patient's life was improved by a surgeon assisted by the anatomic knowledge his lab helped elucidate and distribute. Rhoton's Atlas of Head, Neck, and Brain is the visually exquisite crowning achievement of Dr. Rhoton's brilliant career and unwavering dedication to the intertwined pursuits of surgical anatomy and neurosurgery. The atlas reflects the unparalleled contributions Dr. Rhoton made to the contemporary understanding of neurosurgical anatomy. Dr. Peris-Celda, with the collaboration of an impressive cadre of international multidisciplinary experts, worked closely under Dr. Rhoton's tutelage on this project. This book is the culmination of 5 years of work and experience gleaned from more than 40 years of surgical anatomy research and exquisite dissection techniques performed in Dr. Rhoton's laboratory. Special Features Each anatomic dissection meticulously labeled with English and Latin descriptors for easy cross referencing with other resources.Multiple views of the most complex regions of the head, neck, and brain provide a deeper understanding of anatomy.More than 600 anatomical images systematically organized in four major sections: Osteology of the Head and Neck; Face and Neck; Ear, Nose, Pharynx, Larynx, and Orbit; and Neuroanatomy and Cranial Base.Superb 2D images presented in a large printed format to optimize the viewing experience.3D digital images fully realize the beauty of the dissections and enhance the learning process.Specimens injected with colored silicone provide better visualization of arteries and veins.Breathtakingly stunning, this atlas is certain to be a treasured reference for medical students, residents, and clinicians specializing in neurosurgery, facial plastic surgery, otolaryngology, maxillofacial surgery, and craniofacial surgery for many years to come.

    Radcases Musculoskeletal Radiology

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    Glenn Garcia's Musculoskeletal Radiology Second Edition prepares you to diagnose the full range of bone, ligament, muscle, and joint pathology and is ideal for exam preparation. Included in this book are 100 cases of musculoskeletal disorders, illustrated with clear, high-quality images and now with questions and answers for review. For maximum ease of self-assessment, each case begins with the clinical presentation on the right-hand page; study that and then turn the page for imaging findings, differential diagnoses with the definitive diagnosis, essential facts, pearls and pitfalls, and more. Key Highlights 547 high-resolution images guide the reader through the casesA variety of uncommon and common presentations covering everything from rheumatoid arthritis to fibrodysplasia ossificans progressivaExamples of critical cases that must be diagnosed immediately – such as septic arthritis – to avert potential disaster in daily practice and on examsFrequently encountered musculoskeletal imaging artifacts with physics-based explanations