Download e-book for kindle: Key Notes on Plastic Surgery by Adrian Richards, Hywel Dafydd

By Adrian Richards, Hywel Dafydd

ISBN-10: 1444334344

ISBN-13: 9781444334340

This is the recent version of the concise yet entire instruction manual that are supposed to be owned through all surgical trainees specialising in cosmetic surgery. Taking a pithy systematic strategy, Key Notes on Plastic Surgery deals the most recent advancements in the box in bullet aspect shape and comprises key papers for viva voces. it's knowledgeable via the present FRCS (Plast) curriculum, making it perfect practise for the united kingdom go out exam or an identical overseas board exam.


Key features

  • Fully covers the complete scope of plastic surgery
  • Clearly divided into 10 sections with logical subheadings for simple fact-finding
  • Acts as an accessory to the verified longer texts
  • Brand new bankruptcy on ethics and the legislation – a mandatory component to the oral examination
  • Illustrations outlining key surgeries and appropriate anatomy


Fully revised to incorporate all of the most modern medical instructions, Key Notes on Plastic Surgery is the precise swift reference device for trainees in cosmetic surgery and dermatologic surgical procedure who require speedy, exact answers.

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Advancement flaps Simple • Rely on skin elasticity. General Principles Modified • Incorporate one of the following at the flap’s base to increase advancement: ∘ Counter incision ∘ Excision of Burow’s triangle ∘ Z-plasty. Counter incision at base Burow's triangle at base Z-plasty at base V-Y • These are incised along their cutaneous borders. • Their blood supply comes from deep tissue through a subcutaneous pedicle. • Horn flaps and oblique V-Y flaps are modifications of the original V-Y. 17 18 Chapter 1 Traditional V-Y flap Horn flap Keystone • Trapezoidal flaps used to close elliptical defects.

These increase cell proliferation and migration. • Endothelial cells swell, causing vasodilatation and allowing egress of polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMNs) and monocytes into the tissue. • T lymphocytes migrate into the wound under the influence of interleukin-1. • Lymphocytes secrete various cytokines, including epidermal growth factor and basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF). ∘ They also play a role in cellular immunity and antibody production. Proliferation • Begins on the 2nd or 3rd day and lasts for 2–4 weeks.

The resulting polyclonal anti-thymoglobulin (ATG) and anti-lymphocyte sera (ALS) deplete recipient T cells. • Specific techniques of immunosuppression involve monoclonal antibodies directed towards specific antigens. ∘ Basiliximab prevents IL-2-mediated clonal expansion of activated lymphocytes. ∘ This is an area of intense research as new antibody targets are discovered. Immunological tolerance • Transplant research is focused on development of immunological tolerance. • Tolerance is the state of immunologic acceptance or unresponsiveness of a recipient to donor allograft or xenograft.

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