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

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Date

June 28, 2011

Format

Paperback, 950 pages

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ISBN

0071629742 / 9780071629744

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99.00



Overview


Main description

Maximize Your Plastic Surgery Board Exam Score!

This powerful, results-oriented study guide delivers everything you need to improve knowledge, confidence, and recall. Featuring a rigorous quick-hit Q&A format consisting of short clinical questions with concise answers, this is truly your most effective weapon when preparing for plastic surgery in-service and board exams.

The unique question and single-answer format of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Board Review, 2e eliminates the guesswork associated with traditional multiple-choice Q&A reviews and reinforces only the answers you need to know on exam day. Enhanced by 18 new chapters and covering all core competences found on the board exam, the book emphasizes distilling key facts and clinical pearls essential to exam success. This high-yield review is the perfect complement to larger texts and delivers an intense, streamlined review in the days and weeks before the exam.

  • 6000+ rapid-fire questions cover all the core competencies on the plastic surgery board exam
  • 18 NEW CHAPTERS, including ones on liposuction, otoplasty, facial augmentation, head and neck reconstruction, and melanoma
  • Over 100 illustrations and images, including important surgical techniques
  • Thoroughly updated by a nationwide team of expert contributors


Table of contents

Contributors
Preface
1. Strategies for Studying
2. History of Plastic Surgery
AESTHETIC SURGERY
3. Periorbital Region
4. Blepharoplasty
5. Chemodenervation (Botulinum Toxin Type A [BoNT-A])
6. Brow Lift
7. Face-Lift (Rhytidectomy)
8. Otoplasty
9. Rhinoplasty
10. Skin Resurfacing
11. Chemical Peels
12. Alloplastic Augmentation of the Facial Skeleton
13. Lasers
14. Injectable Fillers
15. Hair Removal/Hair Transplantation
16. Body Contouring
17. Suction Lipectomy
BREAST
18. Breast Anatomy/Embryology
19. Breast Augmentation
20. Breast Implant Efficacy and Safety
21. Breast Cancer
22. Expander-Implant and Nipple-Areolar Reconstruction
23. Breast Reconstruction: Autogenous Tissue
24. Breast Reconstruction: Alternative Flaps
25. Breast Reconstruction: Microsurgery
26. Gynecomastia
27. Nipple-Areolar Reconstruction
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. 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. Dental Anatomy and Occlusion
54. Local and Regional Flaps for Head and Neck Reconstruction
INTEGUMENT
55. Benign Skin Lesions
56. Malignant Skin Lesions
57. Melanoma
PEDIATRICS
58. Craniofacial Syndromes
59. Craniosynostosis
60. Cleft Lip and Palate
61. Valopharyngeal Incompetence/Insufficiency (VIP)
62. Pharyngoplasty/Pharyngeal Flaps/Speech Therapy
63. Distraction Osteogenesis
64. Orthognathic Surgery
65. Congenital Ear Deformities
66. Congenital Nevi/Tissue Explansion
67. Congenital Breast
68. Congenital Hand Surgery
69. Hemangiomas
70. Vascular Anomalies
RECONSTRUCTION
71. Wound Healing/Keloids
72. Principles of Skin Grafting
73. Basics of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
74. Flaps
75. Microsurgery
76. Perforator Flaps
77. Burn Care
78. Ear Reconstruction
79. Aesthetic and Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
80. Nasal Reconstruction
81. Mandibular Reconstruction
82. Scalp and Calvarial Reconstruction
83. Lip Reconstruction
84. Tongue Reconstruction
85. Chest and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
86. Lymphedema
87. Sternal Wound Reconstruction
88. Lower Extremity Reconstruction - Soft Tissue Concepts
89. Lower Extremity Reconstruction - Orthopedic Concepts
90. Genitourinary Reconstruction
91. Pressure Sores
GENERAL TOPIES
92. Basic Statistical Methods
93. High-Yield Questions/Answers
Index


Author comments

Samuel J. Lin, MD, FACS
Site Director, Combined Harvard Plastic
Surgery Residency
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Divisions of Plastic Surgery and Otolarynology-Head
and Neck Surgery
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
John B. Hijjawi, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor of Plastic & Reconstructive
Surgery
Director of Breast Reconstruction Program
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, WI





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