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The Know-How of Face Transplantation

Editors: Siemionow, Maria (Ed.)

  • The authorship is both international and uniquely authoritative so the reader can be sure they are being presented with the most cutting-edge and informative account of face transplantation
  • Includes a significant number of diagrams, tables and color figures documenting step-by-step the process of preparation for face transplantation
  • Clearly laid out and accessible so that a broad readership, and not just surgeons, will find the book informative
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About this book

The book is laid out in 6 sections:

1. Preclinical Approaches to Face Transplantation

2. Clinical Aspects in Preparation to Face Transplantation in Humans

3. Approval Process of Face Transplantation in Humans

4. Social and Public Relations in Face Transplantation

5. World Experience with Face Transplantation in Humans

6. Future Directions in Face Transplantation

This book spans the entire process of a face transplantation, from detailing the anatomy of the face to considering the social and ethical challenges of the procedure. This rigorous presentation of face transplantation also includes the anesthesia involved, the role of Institutional Review Boards in approving the operation, the financial aspects and media response. Since the authorship is international, the book considers the different perspectives, approaches and responses from across the world.

About the authors

Maria Z. Siemionow, MD PhD is a plastic reconstructive surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. She led the first US face transplant (and second in the world), the result of which was unveiled to keen media attention in May 2009. She is one of the very few experts on face transplantation in the world.

Table of contents (44 chapters)

  • Face as an Organ: The Functional Anatomy of the Face

    Siemionow, Maria Z. (et al.)

    Pages 3-10

  • The Face as a Sensory Organ

    Siemionow, Maria Z. (et al.)

    Pages 11-23

  • Immunological Aspects of Face Transplantation

    Klimczak, Aleksandra (et al.)

    Pages 25-40

  • Experimental Studies in Face Transplantation: Rodent Model

    Siemionow, Maria Z. (et al.)

    Pages 41-53

  • Experimental Studies in Face Transplantation: Swine Model

    Kuo, Yur-Ren

    Pages 55-61

Buy this book

eBook £154.00
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-0-85729-253-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover £193.00
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-0-85729-252-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.
Softcover £193.00
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4471-6897-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Know-How of Face Transplantation
Editors
  • Maria Siemionow
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-85729-253-7
DOI
10.1007/978-0-85729-253-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-85729-252-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4471-6897-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 494
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