Table of Contents

PART 1BASIC TECHNIQUES.
1.Wound management.
2.The Z-plasty.
3.Free skin grafts.
4.Flaps.
5.Additional techniques.
PART 2SURGICAL APPLICATIONS.
6.Hypertrophic scars and keloids.
7.Radiation injury.
8.Pressure sore management.
9.Limb trauma.
10.Neoplastic conditions.
11.Hand surgery. This edition provides the principles and practice of the basic techniques of plastic and reconstructive surgery. The management, repair and reconstruction of defects and wounds using skin and other tissues are discussed in detail. Potential problems and complications are also reviewed. New and expanded sections include the latest information about important plastic surgery developments. This text provides a straightforward account of the principles and practice of the basic techniques of plastic and reconstructive surgery, including the management, repair and reconstruction of defects and wounds.