These practical pointers are essential for students of plastic surgery, while also offering helpful refreshers for experienced practitioners. The subsequent chapters describe the types of flaps that are traditionally taught and the 10 most common flaps. There is also a practical guide to W-plasty, Z-plasty and their various modifications, which can be applied to both scar revision and the closure of the donor sites. The book also discusses the Keystone Perforator Island Flap (KPIF) and its application to various body sites, offering elegant solutions to some very tricky situations. In turn, the book’s final chapters are focused on assessment, decision-making and lessons learned – essentially, how to decide if a skin graft is the better choice, matters relating to aesthetics, and dealing with complications.
Rather than demonstrate exactly how to execute flaps, the book’s primary goal is to inspire students and trainees to think about the reconstructive problem, consider all patient-related and anatomical factors, and accurately recognize what can feasibly be achieved.
These exams are extremely challenging and difficult to pass, and a knowledge of plastic surgery alone is not enough. Judgement, discipline and the ability to handle the pressure of the exam interactions are key. The book dissects each segment of the exam and presents the common clinical, anatomical and pathological cases that candidates are likely to encounter.
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Surgical Tips & Skills ebook written by leading plastic and reconstructive surgeon Felix Behan, offers medical students and professional surgeons a comprehensive go-to guide for a range of surgical procedures and techniques.
• - Medical Students
• - Surgical Trainees
• - Professional Surgeons
• - Clearly structured based on competency: Basic, Intermediate and Advanced.
• - More than 100 tutorials based on real-life cases.
• - Each tutorial is chronologically structured from Introduction, Problem, Solution to Outcome.
• - Highly visual with step-by-step instructions.
Benefit from highly graphic procedural photographs and make the most of the notes section, which provides space for your own comments alongside Behan’s instructions inside this medical textbook. Enhance your hands-on learning with Surgical Tips & Skills, which explores preoperative, intraoperative, postoperative and non-operative surgical procedures in a logical step-by-step layout.
Grounded in the principles of evidence based medicine, in conjunction with the extensive experience of Behan, Surgical Tips & Skills ebook assists you in delivering a high standard of medical surgical treatment for optimal patient outcomes.