Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom, Third Edition

Paperback | June 7, 2016

bySamuel J. Lin, John B. Hijjawi

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A quick-hit "flashcards in a book" review for the plastic surgery in-service exam and plastic surgery boards

Delivering 4,000+ Q&As with the only the correct answer provided, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom provides an intense, streamlined review and is the perfect complement to larger texts. The book's emphasis is on distilling key facts and clinical pearls essential for exam success.

A diverse team of contributors from across the nation, and other countries, covers the spectrum of topics in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Only the correct answer is provided so there is no chance of an incorrect answer staying in your mind. This is the perfect not only for last minute review for the plastic surgery boards, but also throughout residency and in-service exam preparation .

  • Covers all core competencies found on the board exam
  • Unique format eliminates guessing at the correct answer
  • Completely updated with 30% new questions and 10% more x-rays and clinical images
  • Expanded section on cutaneous lesions and 50 new illustrations

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A quick-hit "flashcards in a book" review for the plastic surgery in-service exam and plastic surgery boardsDelivering 4,000+ Q&As with the only the correct answer provided, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom provides an intense, streamlined review and is the perfect complement to larger texts. The book's...

Samuel J. Lin, MD, FACS Assistant Professor of Surgery, Divisions of Plastic Surgery and Otolarynology-Head and Neck Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School. John B. Hijjawi, MD, FACS Assistant Professor of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Director of Breast Reconstruction Program, Medic...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:10.8 × 8.7 × 1.6 inPublished:June 7, 2016Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Previous Edition Contributors
Preface
1. Strategies for Studying
2. History of Plastic Surgery

AESTHETIC SURGERY
3. Periorbital Region and Blepharoplasty
4. Chemodenervation (Botulinum Toxin Type A [BoNT-A])
5. Brow Lift
6. Face-Lift (Rhytidectomy)
7 Otoplasty
8. Rhinoplasty
9. Skin Resurfacing
10. Chemical Peels
11. Alloplastic Augmentation of the Facial Skeleton
12. Lasers
13. Injectable Fillers
14. Hair Removal/Hair Transplantation
15. Body Contouring
16. Suction Lipectomy

BREAST
17. Breast Anatomy/Embryology
18. Breast Augmentation
19. Breast Implant Efficacy and Safety
20. Breast Cancer
21. Skin-Sparing Mastectomy (SSM)
22. Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy
23. Expander-Implant and Nipple-Areolar Reconstruction
24. Breast Reconstruction: Alternative Flaps
25. Breast Reconstruction: Microsurgery and Autologous Reconstruction
26. Radiation Therapy and Reconstruction
27. Gynecomastia
28. Breast Reduction and Mastoplexy

HAND AND EXTREMITIES
29. Hand Anatomy/Embryology
30. Anesthesia
31. Hand Tumors
32. Infections of the Hand
33. Dupuytren Contracture
34. Nerve Compression Syndromes
35. Hand Fractures/Dislocations
36. Tendon Injuries
37. The Perionychium
38. Rheumatoid Hand
39. Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Injuries
40. Brachial Plexus
41. Tendon Transfers
42. Wrist Kinematics
43. Replantation
44. Toe-to-Hand Transfer
45. Nerve Injury/Repair

HEAD AND NECK
46. Facial Trauma
47. Facial Nerve Anatomy and Paralysis
48. Facial Paralysis: Static and Dynamic Treatment
49. Head and Neck Embryology
50. Heal and Neck Cancer
51. Salivary Gland Tumors
52. Head and Neck Reconstruction
53. Surgical Management of Migraine Headaches
54. Dental Anatomy and Occlusion
55. Local and Regional Flaps for Head and Neck Reconstruction

INTEGUMENT
56. Benign Skin Lesions
57. Malignant Skin Lesions (Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Carcinoma)
58. Malignant Melanoma: Basic and Treatment

PEDIATRICS
59. Craniofacial Syndromes
60. Craniosynostosis
61. Cleft Lip and Palate
62. Velopharyngeal Inadequacy
63. Pharyngoplasty/Pharyngeal Flaps/Speech Therapy
64. Distraction Osteogenesis
65. Orthognathic Surgery
66. Congenital Ear Deformities
67. Congenital Nevi/Tissue Explansion
68. Congenital Breast
69. Congenital Hand Surgery
70. Vascular Anomalies

RECONSTRUCTION
71. Wound Healing/Keloids and Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
72. Principles of Skin Grafting
73. Microsurgery and Flaps
74. Perforator Flaps
75. Vascular Composite Allotransplantation
76. Burn Care
77. Ear Reconstruction
78. Aesthetic and Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
79. Nasal Reconstruction
80. Mandibular Reconstruction
81. Scalp and Calvarial Reconstruction
82. Lip Reconstruction
83. Tongue Reconstruction
84. Chest and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
85. Lymphedema
86. Lower Extremity Reconstruction - Soft Tissue Concepts
87. Lower Extremity Reconstruction - Orthopedic Concepts
88. Pressure Sores
89. Gender Confirmation Surgery
90. Infiltration and Extravasation Injuries

GENERAL TOPIES
91. Basic Statistical Methods
92. Special Topics in General Surgery
93. High-Yield Topics

Index

Color plates appear between pages 516 and 517