Authored by experts in the field, this brand-new reference presents a systematic approach to which flap or graft to use in which clinical situation and how to cut and move the skin. More than 350 full-color photographs and line drawings offer you step-by-step guidance. And, a DVD containing high-quality video clips demonstrates reconstructive procedures, including cutting, positioning, and suturing of flaps and grafts.
Chapter 1: Anatomy Introduction . Surface Landmarks and Surface Anatomy . The Aging Face . The Musculoaponeurotic System . Motor Nerves . Sensory Nerves of the Head and Neck . Vascular System . Special Structures: Lip, Eyelids, Nose, EarChapter 2: Basic Principles in Flap Reconstruction Basic Terminology . Flaps Defined by Blood Supply . Flap Physiology . Flap Biomechanics . Flaps Defined by Movement . Practical Points . Final ThoughtsChapter 3: Primary Closure Primary Closure Design and Considerations . Modifications or Variations . Applications and DisadvantagesChapter 4: Advancement Flaps Flap Design and Considerations . Flap Mobilization and Key Sutures . Flap Modifications and Applications . DisadvantagesChapter 5: Rotation flaps Rotation Flap Design: Basic Principles . Bilateral Rotation Flaps . Special Rotation Flaps . Plane of Flap Elevation and Surgical Undermining . ConclusionChapter 6: Island Pedicle FlapsClosure . ComplicationsChapter 7: Transposition Flaps Flap Design and Considerations . Rhombic Flaps . Other Transposition Flaps . Complications . ConclusionChapter 8: Staged Interpolation Flaps Paramedian Forehead Flap (PFF), Stage I . Paramedian Forehead Flap, Stage II . Cheek-to-Nose Interpolation Flap (CNIF) . Cheek-to-Nose Interpolation Flap, Stage II . Abbï¿½ (Lip-Switch) Flap . Abbï¿½ Flap, Stage II . ConclusionChapter 9: Skin Grafts Full-Thickness Skin Grafts . Split-Thickness Skin Grafts . Conclusion . Graft ComplicationChapter 10: Scalp ReconstructionScalp Surgical Anatomy . Evaluation of the Scalp Defect . Basic Reconstruction Concepts . Second Intention Healing . Primary Closure . Split-Thickness Skin Grafts . Full-Thickness Skin Grafts . Random Pattern Cutaneous Flaps . ConclusionChapter 11: Forehead and Temple Reconstructive Principles . Complications . ConclusionsChapter 12: Periocular Reconstruction Introduction . Periocular Anatomy . Preparation . Complications . General Principles of Periocular Reconstruction . Methods of Closure . Algorithmic Approach to Reconstruction by PeriocularSubunitsChapter 13: Cheek Reconstruction Maximum Skin Tension Lines . Surface Anatomy . Skin Texture . Subcutaneous Anatomy . Which Reconstructive Procedure . Flaps by Cheek Region . Complications . ConclusionChapter 14: Ear Reconstruction Introduction . Ear Aesthetics . Embryology . Topography . General Principles . Skin Grafts . Adjacent Tissue Transfer . Cartilage . Regional Reconstruction . Prosthetics and When to ReferChapter 15: Reconstruction of the Nose Introduction . Reconstructive Options . Complications . ConclusionChapter 16: Perioral Reconstruction Introduction . General Principals of Lip Reconstruction . ReconstructionChapter 17: The Neck Preoperative Considerations . Relevant Anatomy . Reconstructive Options . Regional Pearls . Summary