Textbook of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Edited by Deepak K. Kalaskar B.Tech PhD, Professor Peter E. Butler MD, FRCSI, FRCS, FRCS (Plast), Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, UCL, and Shadi Ghali


ISBN: 9781910634387

Publication: August 02, 2016

Written by experts from London’s renowned Royal Free Hospital, Textbook of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery offers a comprehensive overview of the vast topic of reconstructive plastic surgery and its various subspecialties for introductory plastic surgery and surgical science courses.

The book comprises five sections covering the fundamental principles of plastic surgery, cancer, burns and trauma, paediatric plastic surgery and aesthetic surgery, and covers the breadth of knowledge that students need to further their career in this exciting field. Additional coverage of areas in which reconstructive surgery techniques are called upon includes abdominal wall reconstruction, ear reconstruction and genital reconstruction. A chapter on aesthetic surgery includes facial aesthetic surgery and blepharoplasty, aesthetic breast surgery, body contouring and the evolution of hair transplantation.

The broad scope of this volume and attention to often neglected specialisms such as military plastic surgery make this a unique contribution to the field. Heavily illustrated throughout, Textbook of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is essential reading for anyone interested in furthering their knowledge of this exciting field. This book was produced as part of JISC's Institution as e-Textbook Publisher project. Find out more at

Deepak Kalaskar B.Tech, PhD is based at the renowned Royal Free hospital in London. He currently heads the MSc course in Burns, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at UCL and is actively involved in research on nanotechnology and tissue engineering solutions for artificial organs such as breast implants, synthetic nose, ear, skin and bone and tendon tissue engineering.

Peter E M Butler, MD, FRCSI, FRCS, FRCS (Plast) is Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at UCL. He is consultant plastic surgeon and head of the face transplantation team at the Royal Free hospital in London.

Shadi Ghali FRCS (Plast), MD, BSc is a reconstructive surgeon with a special interest in complex microsurgical breast and lower limb reconstruction as well as complex abdominal reconstruction and surgical lymphoedema management.

1. Principles of Plastic Surgery, Wound Healing, Skin Grafts and Flaps
George Adigbli, Feras Alshomer, Jekaterina Maksimcuka, Shadi Ghali
2. Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
Ali Alhamdi, Shadi Ghali

3. Skin Cancer for the Plastic Surgeon
Sophia Opel, Shadi Ghali
4. Oral and Oropharyngeal Cancer
Jatinder T. Virdee, Nicholas Kalavrezos

5. Burns
Sebastian Salinas, Salman Mofti, Naime Moimen
6. Burn Reconstructive Surgery
Barinder Takhar, Ahmad B. Al-Ali, Naime Moimen
7. Soft Tissue Injuries of the Hand
Hiba Khan, Bran Sivakumar
8. Lower Limb Trauma and Reconstruction
Rebecca Nicholas, Ayyaz Quddus, Jon Simmons
9. Injuries of the Facial Skeleton
Tom W. Andrew, Nicholas Kalavrezos

10. Congenital Hand Abnormalities
Benjamin Way, Bran Sivakumar
11. Ear Reconstruction
Aurora Almadori, Abdulaziz Khurshed, Ali Jafar, Ahmad B. Al-Ali, Peter E. Butler
12. Craniofacial Surgery: Craniosynostosis Syndromes and Cleft Lip and Palate
Ahmed Al-Hadad, Shafiq Rahman
13. Genital Reconstruction  
Shomari Zack-Williams, Debbie Hunt, Asif Muneer, Sarah Creighton
14. Vascular Anomalies
Wenceslao M. Calonge, Juan Carlos López-Gutiérrez, Neil Bulstrode

15. Liposuction
Nina Oliver, Omar Khan Pathan, Ash Mosahebi
16. Facial Aesthetic Surgery
Muholan Kanapathy, Niall Kirkpatrick
17. Blepharoplasty – Special Focus on Asian Blepharoplasty
Billy Ching Leung, Kimberley Lau, Hugo Henderson
18. Aesthetic Breast Surgery
Log Murugesan, Julia Ruston, Patrick Mallucci
19. Body Contouring
Zain Bukamal, Ash Mosahebi
20. The Evolution of Hair Transplant Surgery
Farhana Akter, Greg Williams

Format: Paperback

Size: 254 × 203 mm

488 Pages

ISBN: 9781910634387

Publication: August 02, 2016

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