Pediatric Umbilical Reconstruction

Principles and Techniques

Editors: Shiffman, Melvin A. (Ed.)

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  • Written by respected experts
  • Provides a clear overview of the surgical techniques  currently used for the umbilical reconstruction in children
  • Addresses beginners and experienced surgeons in the fields of plastic surgery, general surgery, cosmetic surgery, and breast surgery
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The book starts with a short introduction to the topic, followed by a detailed description of the anatomical differences between exstrophy and gastroschisis. In the following chapters, the authors describe the surgical umbilicoplasty for congenital defects in children. Outcomes and complications will be discussed in the last chapter. Written by respected authors, this book will offer residents and fellows as well as practicing and highly experienced plastic surgeons essential guidance on treatment and decision-making concerning umbilical reconstruction. Its numerous illustrations and clearly structured content make the book a must-read.

About the authors

Melvin A. Shiffman, MD, JD, FCLM, received his MD from Northwestern University School of Medicine in 1957 and completed his residency in general surgery in 1964 at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Long Beach, California. Since then he has been continuously involved in the practice of oncologic surgery, reconstruction, and cosmetic surgery. In 2002, Dr. Shiffman became Chair of the Section of Surgery at Tustin Hospital and Medical Center and in 2009-10 he served as President of the American College of Legal Medicine. He is Editor Emeritus of the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery, a member of the Scientific Committee of the American Journal of Aesthetic Medicine, and an examiner for the International Board of Cosmetic Surgery. He is also a former Editor-in-Chief of both the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery and the International Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Shiffman is the recipient of many honors and is a Fellow of various colleges and societies. He has published almost 300 articles, authored or edited 34 books, and written more than 140 book chapters.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

Table of contents (19 chapters)
  • Embryology of the Umbilicus and Associated Newborn Defects

    Pages 3-20

    Minkes, Robert K., Ph.D., M.D. (et al.)

  • Classification of Umbilical Hernia

    Pages 23-30

    Akakpo-Numado, Gamedzi Komlatsè, M.D. (et al.)

  • A New Umbilicoplasty for Children: Creating a Vertically Long and Deep Umbilical Depression Facing Forward at the Correct Position

    Pages 33-42

    Kajikawa, Akiyoshi, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Umbilicoplasty: A Novel Technique

    Pages 43-47

    Gera, Parshotam, M.D. (et al.)

  • The “Y- to-V” Plastic Surgery: A Solution of Skin Excess Following Herniorrhaphy of Pedunculated Umbilical Hernia in the Infant and the Child

    Pages 49-53

    Sagna, Aloïse, Ph.D. (et al.)

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eBook $84.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-43890-0
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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $139.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-43888-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $109.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-82936-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pediatric Umbilical Reconstruction
Book Subtitle
Principles and Techniques
Editors
  • Melvin A. Shiffman
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-43890-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-43890-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-43888-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-82936-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 190
Number of Illustrations
11 b/w illustrations, 122 illustrations in colour
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