Plastic surgery was established in the Scandinavian countries early and the traditions in the practice of plastic and reconstructive surgery are homogeneous in Scandinavia. This is the first textbook covering the whole range of Scandinavian plastic surgery. It will help students, plastic surgeons in training, and also specialists in other surgical fields to get at clear view of current practice of plastic and reconstructive surgery. All the illustrations in the book are available as PowerPoints for use in your teaching.
Table of Contents
The history of plastic surgery; Wound healing and principles of wound closure; Free grafts; Flaps; Free flaps; Tissue expansion; Benign tumours of the skin and subcutis; Haemangiomas and vascular malformations; Malignant tumours of the epidermis; Malignant melanoma; Soft tissue sarcoma; Reconstruction of nose, cheek and ear; Augmentation mammaplasty; Reduction mammaplasty; Breast reconstruction; Primay closure of cleft lip and palate; Craniosynostosis and craniofacial malformations; Hemifacial microsomia; Eyelid deformities; Correction of congenital deformities of the external ear; Hypospadia; Hand surgery; Prehospital treatment of severe trauma; Soft tissue injury of the face and facial fractures; Lower extremity trauma; Urogenital injuries; Burn treatment; Periorbital rejuvenation blepharoplasty: forehead and midface lifting; Face lift (rhytidectomy; Rhinoplasty; Liposuction and body contouring; Chemical peeling, dermabrasion and laser peeling; Lymphoedema; Facial paralysis; Pressure ulcer; Surgery of the transsexuals; Index.