50 Studies Every Plastic Surgeon Should Know identifies those influential contributors who have shaped the practice of modern plastic surgery. Presenting chief sections of 50 key scientific articles in the field, it demonstrates the vast depth and diversity of plastic surgery and highlights the importance of innovation as the field's core competency.
No single sub-specialty is neglected. The book presents studies on hand, craniofacial, aesthetic, and burn surgery as well as breast, trunk, and head and neck reconstruction. Studies on microsurgery, surgical foundations, and innovation are also included.
The book also provides commentary from the studies' original authors, supplemented by expert reflections and editorial perspectives. A short bibliography is added to each review, serving as a springboard for further inquiry. The book is an invaluable reference for residents and surgeons studying for boards or in-service exams, as well as for seasoned surgeons who want to stay current in the field.