New York/Stuttgart –Drawing on decades of operating room and teaching experience, Dr. Weerda and his team offer a complete guide to reconstructive options for facial, head, and neck defects in this eagerly awaited second edition of Reconstructive Facial Plastic Surgery recently published by Thieme. The systematic, step-by-step approach, with an emphasis on meticulous preoperative planning, evaluation of alternatives, and selection of the best procedure, ensures optimal results for all patients. This new edition offers revised and expanded sections on dermabrasion, free flaps, removal of skull bone for modern defect reconstruction, instrument sets/trays, and more.
“The specialty of facial plastic surgery has been growing exponentially over the past few years. This remarkable book will certainly act as a major leading light for our trainees and mentors. I would like to congratulate Professor Weerda and his team for this impressive achievement. It has already found permanent residence on my desk.” – From the Foreword by Professor Pietro Palma, President, European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery
Reconstructive Facial Plastic Surgery
Thieme Publishers, New York, Stuttgart. 2014
269 pp, 1500 illustrations
eBook - Available from ebookstore.thieme.com, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes
About the Author
Hilko Weerda, MD, DMD, is Professor Emeritus and Former Director, Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Plastic Surgery, University of Schleswig-Holstein, Luebeck, Germany
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