Still the most comprehensive reference available on surgical flaps, this classic
two volume text has combine content from three previous volumes into two and
remains your go-to source for practical, authoritative guidance on achieving
the best possible outcomes for your patients. The thoroughly revised 4th Edition
features an all-new, full-color format that greatly enhances its visual appeal
and usefulness in your everyday practice. Dozens of internationally recognized
experts describe every clinical proven flap option available for repairing both
routine and unusual problems, lavishly illustrated with clinical photographs
and diagrams of anatomy, blood supply, flap design, and operative procedures.
Extensively indexed and organized by anatomic region, chapters follow a logical format that clearly presents all the information you need to know: indications, anatomy, blood supply, surgical techniques, complications, safeguards to keep in mind, and advantages and disadvantages of each flap. This comprehensive, clinically relevant information allows you to select the best flaps for safe, predictable, and aesthetically desirable results for every patient.
- The most current, complete, and relevant reference available to date in the fast-changing field of plastic and reconstructive surgery.
- A new full-color design throughout, with redrawn illustrations, color figures, and vibrant clinical photographs, enhances the clinical usefulness of the text.
- Thirty three new chapters cover recent developments in the field, includingsupraclavicular artery island flap, fat grafting for breast reconstruction revision, , split gluteal muscle flap for autoprosthesis buttock augmentation, flaps, and .
- Updated content on innovative perforator flaps that have led to more versatile flap designs in nearly all areas of the body, with the added benefit of limiting donor site morbidity and expanded applications of “propeller” flaps.
- Chapters on less commonly used flaps moved online to preserve the encyclopedic scope of the reference, yet also maintain a manageable size in the print edition.
- Clinically useful editorial comments throughout that reflect the four editors’ more than 100 years of collective experience.
Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:
- Complete content with enhanced navigation
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Professor and Emeritus Chairman
Department of Plastic Surgery
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Montefiore Medical Center
New York, New York
Luis O. Vasconez
Luis O. Vasconez, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery and Vice Chairman
Department of Surgery (Emeritus)
University of Alabama–Birmingham
Charles K. Herman
Chief Medical Executive
Chairman, Department of Surgery
Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery
Pocono Health Systems/Pocono Medical Center
Clinical Professor of Surgery
The Commonwealth Medical College
New York, New York
Bernard T. Lee MD
Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Department of Surgery
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Associate Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery