Operative Microsurgery by J. Brian BoydOperative Microsurgery by J. Brian Boyd

Operative Microsurgery

byJ. Brian Boyd, Neil Jones

Hardcover | January 12, 2015

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More than 2,000 full-color photographs and illustrations!

Operative Microsurgery is a practical, full-color procedural guide that focuses on microsurgery of the upper and lower limbs, nerves and brachial plexus, head and neck, and breast and trunk. This groundbreaking textfeatures chapters written by plastic surgeons, hand surgeons, and orthopedic surgeons from 17 countries, in addition to the United States and Canada. Enriched by an extensive collection of full-color atlas-style photographs and illustrations demonstrating dozens of procedures, Operative Microsurgery is divided into 86 chapters, most of which describe a specific operative technique and include all the expert guidance necessary to successfully perform the procedure.


  • Tap into the collective wisdom of some of the brightest, most respected minds in microsurgery
  • Acquire a hands-on working knowledge of key microsurgery procedures that span the entire human body
  • Learn with the help of an outstanding collection of full-color photographs and illustrations
  • Confidently perform difficult or unusual procedures
  • Refer to convenient procedure-specific chapters written by pioneers in the field

Neil Jones, MD (Irvine, CA) is affiliated with the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California-Irvine. J. Brian Boyd, MD is affiliated with Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
Title:Operative MicrosurgeryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:10.9 × 8.8 × 2 inPublished:January 12, 2015Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071745580

ISBN - 13:9780071745581

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Table of Contents

Introduction Purpose of the book Chapter 1 Principles of free flap design and elevation (to include perforator flaps) Chapter 2 Monitoring free flaps Chapter 3 Prefabricated Flaps Chapter 4 Exposure of nerves and vessels Chapter 5 Latissimus dorsi Chapter 6 Scapular and parascapular Chapter 7 Groin flaps (SCIA and SIEA) Chapter 8 Anterolateral thigh flap (to include TFL) Chapter 9 Gracilis muscle flap Chapter 10 Iliac crest flap Chapter 11 Fibula free flap Chapter 12 Radial forearm flap Chapter 13 Upper arm flap Chapter 14 Rectus flaps (including TRAM and DIEP) Chapter 15 Enteric flaps Chapter 16 Perforator flaps Chapter 17 Digital replantation Chapter 18 Major replantation Chapter 19 Revascularization Chapter 20 Free flaps for soft tissue coverage Chapter 21 Emergency free flaps Chapter 22 Vascularized bone grafts Chapter 23 Osteonecrosis of the hip Chapter 24 Free functioning muscle transfers Chapter 25 Toe to thumb transfers Chapter 26 Toe to hand transfers for digit reconstruction Chapter 27 Tor to hand transfers for congenital anomalies Chapter 28 Nerve repair (to include end-to-side repairs) Chapter 29 Nerve grafting Chapter 30 Vascularized nerve grafts Chapter 31 Nerve transfers Chapter 32 Obstetrical brachial plexus reconstruction Chapter 33 Traumatic brachial plexus reconstruction Chapter 34 Double free muscle transfers Chapter 35 Contralateral C7 nerve grafts Chapter 36 Cubital tunnel release Chapter 37 Radial tunnel release Chapter 38 Pronator and anterior interosseous nerve release Chapter 39 Hand transplantation Chapter 40 Digital sympathectomy Chapter 41 Free flap coverage of tibial fractures Chapter 42 Free flaps for chronic osteomyelitis Chapter 43 Free flap coverage of the foot Chapter 44 Vascularized bone grafts for trauma and tumors Chapter 45 Ilizarov bone lengthening Chapter 46 Compresson neuropathies in the lower extremity Chapter 47 Nerve repair in the lower extremity Chapter 48 Replantation in the lower extremity