This book (second edition) attempts to cover all the scientific and clinical disciplines related to cleft care, which is indeed a wide remit. It ably achieves its aims....It is an enjoyable and very comprehensive read, being well written, presented, illustrated and organized. – PMFA News Comprehensive Cleft Care is a complete clinical reference that addresses every aspect of the life-long care required by patients with orofacial clefting. Supported by a handsome full-color presentation, Comprehensive Cleft Care features heavily-illustrated chapters that provide unmatched coverage of everything from prenatal diagnosis to final orthognathic surgery. The inclusion of topics such as basic science research, mission work, and outcome measures make this an all-in-one clinical companion with coverage that cannot be found anywhere else. With its distinct holistic approach and perspectives from skilled specialists in a variety of disciplines, Comprehensive Cleft Care presents an unmatched overview of cleft repair and management. Volume One of the book covers non-surgical issues including: Embryology, Anatomy, Classification, Epidemiology, and Genetics; Nursing topics, Neuropsychosocial and Educational Aspects, Otologic, Audilogic, and Airway Assessment and Management, Outcomes and Research.
This book (second edition) attempts to cover all the scientific and clinical disciplines related to cleft care, which is indeed a wide remit. It ably achieves its aims....It is an enjoyable and very comprehensive read, being well written, presented, illustrated and organized. – PMFA News Comprehensive Cleft Care is a complete clinical reference that addresses every aspect of the life-long care required by patients with orofacial clefting. Supported by a handsome full-color presentation, Comprehensive Cleft Care features heavily-illustrated chapters that provide unmatched coverage of everything from prenatal diagnosis to final orthognathic surgery. The inclusion of topics such as basic science research, mission work, and outcome measures make this an all-in-one clinical companion with coverage that cannot be found anywhere else. With its distinct holistic approach and perspectives from skilled specialists in a variety of disciplines, Comprehensive Cleft Care presents an unmatched overview of cleft repair and management. Volume Two of the book covers all the surgical and operative issues connected with the care of cleft patients, discussing both primary and secondary surgery, dental, orthodontic and prosthetic management, and management of skeletal deformities. An operative DVD is included with the book.
Female genital rejuvenation is a hot topic, and the procedures are growing in popularity, thanks to more media awareness of this type of surgery. This comprehensive and highly visual text covers the important issues of patient selection and patient consultation as well as fully covering all the different operative techniques along with accompanying surgical video. There is a special focus on dealing with complications and how to deal with secondary cases.
Written by pioneering, world renowned flap surgeons, this is the quintessential manual on the use of reconstructive flaps – with detailed, easy-to-follow instructions. Overview chapters on each major anatomical area provide a general approach to reconstruction, with detailed tutorials on workhorse flaps in the A to Z section. The didactic text is enhanced with high quality operative photographs, illustrations, and videos, resulting in a resource that enables integration of these techniques into surgical practice. Key Highlights Progressive intraoperative photos and superb illustrations guide the reader through safe and efficacious flap approachesPlanning and decision-making chapters cover basic principles, microsurgery, imaging, and an overview of current optionsFlaps section details the multivariate usages of microsurgical flaps, pedicled flaps, perforator flaps, and moreVideos focus on the anatomy and basic principles of technique for a range of common flaps further delineating and simplifying flap surgery for the practitionerThe Masterclasses section is packed with state of the art innovations, personal experience, and insights on managing challenging reconstructionsThis book is a stellar, step-by-step guide on the reconstruction of most anatomical defects using clinically proven flaps. It is an essential reference for practicing and trainee surgeons in general and specialized surgical disciplines. Plastic and reconstructive, trauma/burn, orthopaedic, otolaryngology-head and neck, and maxillofacial surgeons will greatly benefit from this comprehensive resource.
This updated edition provides a comprehensive basis for understanding, identifying, and treating the underlying multifactorial etiologies of dizziness and imbalance. Vertigo is a common malady for which patients seek treatment, yet the vestibular system and its associated disorders are often misunderstood. This book effectively demystifies this topic, with clinical pearls and knowledge from foremost experts in the field. The first six chapters cover procuring a thorough patient history, examination techniques, computerized testing, radiological studies, surgical anatomy and physiology of the vestibular system, and laboratory testing. Subsequent chapters concisely detail the diagnosis and treatment of pathologies such as Meniere's disease, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, labyrithinitis, superior semicircular canal dehisence syndrome, and unilateral peripheral vestibulopathy. Key Features Covers the full age continuum – from congenital and pediatric vestibular disorders – to balance conditions associated with agingHighlights the most common pathologies such as BPPV, as well as fairly rare diseases like Mal de Debarquement syndrome and perilymph fistulasDiscusses the impact of alcohol, migraines, and allergies on the vestibular system and the intrinsic roles they play in causing dizzinessNew insights on medications, rehabilitation, and the use of implantable vestibular devicesExpanded video library provides guidance on testing modalities, visual disturbances, nystagmus patterns, and specific disordersPhysicians who read this authoritative guide will gain knowledge that is essential for optimal management of patients with vertigo and disequilibrium. It is an invaluable resource for otolaryngologists, as well as neurologists, physical therapists, internists, geriatricians, family practitioners, audiologists, and even cardiologists.
This fourth edition of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery keeps readers up-to-date on recent developments in the field, including microvascular techniques, minimally invasive cosmetic procedures, and unique applied technologies. Along with comprehensive surgical chapters, the text addresses practical issues driving changes in facial plastic surgery practice: ethnic variations, anti-aging strategies, ambulatory surgical concerns, and evidence-based decision making. Key Features: Online access to more than 30 videos demonstrating the latest procedures and techniques New chapters on African rhinoplasty, facial paralysis treatment, evidence-based facial plastic surgery, tissue engineering, costal rib utilization techniques, and face transplants Clinical insights from luminaries in the field of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery More than 2,000 full-color images and illustrations demonstrate main concepts For over two decades experienced surgeons, fellows, and residents have successfully relied on Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery to prepare for surgery and clinical rotations, as well as their in-service and board exams. Today’s facial plastic surgeons know this new edition offers them the latest, most comprehensive coverage of facial plastic surgery. Practicing facial plastic surgeons, plastic surgeons, and otolaryngologists will use this book to stay up-to-date on developments in the field and to brush up on less familiar procedures.
Written and edited by world-renowned aesthetic plastic surgeons, Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of the East Asian Face presents cutting-edge techniques for performing plastic surgery on East Asian patients. Dr. Jin, a well-regarded surgeon in Korea, has compiled an outstanding clinical reference covering the latest techniques used in plastic surgery of the East Asian face, including: rhinoplasty, Asian eyelid surgery, facial contouring, and aging face surgery. In addition, this book covers the rapidly changing non-surgical treatments of botulinum toxin, fillers, and lasers.Key Features:Only includes techniques that are proven to be safe and clinically effectiveCovers all the major facial plastic surgery procedures performed on East Asian patients More than 850 full-color intraoperative photos and high-quality illustrations demonstrate techniques and procedures described in the textThis book is an essential reference for aesthetic plastic surgeons and fellows interested in optimizing outcomes for their East Asian patients. It is filled with the insights, wisdom, and experience of leading experts in East Asian facial plastic surgery, and will surely be kept close at hand as a refresher, training guide, and atlas of facial plastic techniques.
Orthodontic Postgraduate Education: A Global Perspective is the first book of its kind to report on the global educational environment in orthodontics and review the structure and function of postgraduate orthodontic programs in different parts of the world. It begins with an overview of the history and current state of orthodontic education, and then describes the academic, clinical, and research components of orthodontic specialty programs in Europe, North America, Asia, the Middle East, and Oceania. The book also provides useful facts about the organizational aspects of orthodontic board examinations. Highlights: Presents key details on the curricula of postgraduate orthodontic programs around the world, allowing for direct comparison of various programs Includes updated guidelines on accreditation criteria for international, national, and regional professional organizations and scientific societies Lists all major objectives for postgraduate orthodontic education and orthodontic specialty recognition Addresses the educational roles of new technologies, professional development, scientific journals, and research in postgraduate orthodontic education Features a self-assessment guide for internal evaluation based on previous published work Offers a true global perspective with chapters authored by a multinational team of leading experts This book contains a wealth of valuable information for any dental student considering application to a postgraduate orthodontic program. It is also a thorough and up-to-date resource for orthodontic faculty, researchers, and organizations seeking knowledge on the policies and trends in contemporary orthodontic education.
Written by leading plastic surgeons from five different continents across the globe, this facial plastic surgery reference gives readers the tools they need to successfully perform surgical and non-surgical procedures on patients of various ethnicities. It includes sections on facial plastic surgery procedures performed on Latin, African, Asian, and Mediterranean/Middle Eastern patients, along with a final section on special topics such as fat grafting for mixed race patients and keloid treatments for dark skinned patients. Key Features: Online access to more than 20 videos in which the authors perform facial plastic surgery procedures described in the book More than 700 full-color illustrations clarify procedures presented in the text Covers all the major plastic and facial plastic surgery procedures performed on patients from different ethnic groups The contributors to this textbook are experts from various regions of the world. The wealth of information provided reflects the needs of patients from diverse ethnic backgrounds and their unique concepts of beauty. Each contributor offers readers expert advice on how to approach different ethnic groups and what procedures best meet the needs of each group.