About this book
Provides comprehensive and up-to-date information on the incidence, management
and prevention of post-burn scar contractures
Post-burn scar contractures are a commonly encountered problem in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery. Nevertheless, many physicians still lack adequate knowledge on beneficial treatments. In this up-to-date atlas, leading specialists in post-burn treatment and the reconstruction of post-burn scar contractures depict in detail not only surgical techniques but also a variety of advantageous wound treatments. Many new methods invented by the authors are presented. Operative techniques are depicted in detail, and clear guidance is provided on selection of the most appropriate flap surgery. Advice is also given on how to prevent permanently disabling restriction of joint movement as a result of contractures and how to achieve good aesthetic reconstruction. This atlas is designed to appeal to a wide audience, from beginners to specialists. It will prove invaluable for doctors of every kind who deal with wound management.
Content Level » Professional/practitioner
Keywords » perforator flap - scar management - skin graft - tissue engineering - wound healing
Related subjects » Dermatology - Medicine - Surgery
Table of Contents
Primary Burn Wound Management.- Burn Scar Management.- Dermal Substitutes / Skin Graft .-Local Flap Method.- Expanded Flap, Prefabricated Flap and Secondary Vescularized Flap.- Regional Flap and Thin Flap.- Free Flap and Perforator Flap.