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A fascinating overview of the latest findings in plastic and aesthetic surgery, many published here for the first time
Contains contributions by famous plastic surgeons from around the world
A how-to-do manual containing abundant illustrations
Pioneers share their innovations giving an insight into new developments, tricks and refinements in the field
In preparation for the quadrennial international IPRAS conference, leading plastic surgeons worldwide have been asked by the International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery to contribute their most up-to-date findings, research results, and experiences in their area of expertise. The book is structured according to the major fields of plastic surgery, and the reader is thus offered insight into the most significant contributions to the international community, as well as into new developments, tricks, and refinements in the field.
This book is about visions and pioneers in the field share their innovations with the reader.
"Innovations in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery" will not only give plastic surgeons up-to-date knowledge of new developments, but will inspire with its innovations, many of which have not been published before.
Content Level »Professional/practitioner
Keywords »Hyperhidrosis - Laser - Surgery - aesthetic surgery - anatomy - endoscopy - implant - liposuction - outcome - plastic surgery - reconstructive surgery - rhinoplasty - therapy - transplantation - ultrasound
Rediscovering the Wheel: Using the Past to Influence the Future.- Factors that Influence the Plastic Surgeon to Innovate or Accept or Reject Innovations of Others.- Research.- Tissue Engineering and Plastic Surgery.- The Bioengineered Organoid Skin in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.- Matrix Flaps — New Approaches to Flap Prefabrication: Experimental Data and First Clinical Applications.- Low Level Laser Therapy and Phototherapy Assisted Hydrogel Dressing in Burn Wound Healing: Light Guided Epithelial Stem Cell Biomodulation.- Artificial Nerve Conduits and the Role of Autologous Hair Follicle Stem Cell Derived Schwann Cells for Repair of Large Peripheral Nerve Gaps.- Therapeutic Healing of Radiolesions by Autologous Lipoaspirate Transplant: A Process Mediated by Adipose-Derived Adult Stem Cells.- Reconstruction.- Neurotizations in Brachial Plexus Injuries: New Approaches.- Nerve Reconstruction by Means of Tubulization.- Recent Conclusions Regarding the Reconstructive Microsurgery of Peripheral Nerves.- Long-term Results After Vascularized Joint Transfer for Finger Joint Reconstruction.- Versatility of the Lateral Arm Flap.- Three Tricks for Microvascular Fibular Grafting of Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head.- Application of Flaps for Coverage of Foot Wounds with Tendon and Bone Exposure Based on a Subunit Principle.- Basic Techniques.- The Use of Frogskin as a Biological Dressing for Temporary Cover of Burn Wounds.- Wound Bed Preparation by Hydrosurgery.- The Face.- Advances in Understanding the Surgical Anatomy of the Face.- In Preparation for Facial Transplantation.- Reconstruction of the Head and Neck Area with Tissue Expanders.- The Utility of Biomaterials in Reconstructive Facial Plastic Surgery.- Innovative Techniques in Noma Reconstructive Surgery.- Aesthetic and Functional Innovations in Jaw Reconstruction with Free Fibula Flap.- Aesthetics in Cleft Secondary Treatment.- Correction of the Nasojugal Groove.- Contemporary Concepts for Correction of Neck Contour Deformities.- Embracing the High SMAS for Facial Rejuvenation.- Barbed Sutures in Aesthetic Facial Plastic Surgery: Evolution of Thought and Process.- Forehead and Midface Endoscopic Surgery.- Endoscopy of the Forehead: A Simple, Effective and Lasting Procedure.- Baldness Surgery: Megasessions with Follicular Units.- The Cantilever Rib Graft in Nasal Reconstruction.- Nasal Tip Surgery in Primary Rhinoplasty: My Two Different Approaches with the Closed Technique.- Refinements in Nasal Tip Surgery.- The Breast.- Breast Reconstruction with Deep Inferior Epigastric Flap: State of the Art and Practical Aspects.- Back from the Future: Reappraisal of the Pedicled TRAM Flap in “Standard” Patients.- Decision Making in Breast Reconstruction with Implants in Irradiated Patients: An Algorithm.- Advanced Oncoplastic Breast Surgery: Evolution of Surgical Strategies.- The Knife Marker.- Breast Reduction with Ultrasound Assisted Lipoplasty.- Vertical Mastopexy.- Internal Pedicle Shaping to Improve Aesthetic Results in Reduction Mammaplasty.- The Crossed Dermal Flaps Technique in Breast Reduction.- Sagittal Reduction Mammaplasty.- One-Stage Periareolar Breast Augmentation and Mastopexy for Tuberous Breasts and Mild to Moderate Hypoplastic and Ptotic Breasts.- Mastopexy / Augmentation.- Refinements in Breast Augmentation: How to Obtain Aesthetic and Natural Results.- Breast Augmentation: Particular Pearls for the Subpectoral Technique.- Transaxillary Subfascial Breast Augmentation: Optimizing Outcomes.- Subfascial Breast Augmentation.- Cohesive Breast Implants: A Significant Difference?.- Liposuction.- Liposuction in Arm Lymphedema Treatment.- Glandular Shaving: A New Treatment Modality for Axillary Hyperhidrosis.- Lipomioplasty with VASER: A New Approach to Body Contouring.- Innovation in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery Lipoplasty.- Abdominoplasty and Body Lift.- Adhesion Stitches to Avoid and to Treat Seroma.- Lipoabdominoplasty.- Lower Body Lift After Massive Weight Loss: Belt Lift.