Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Breast
Published December 15th 2005 by CRC Press – 208 pages
Drawing on the expertise of a team of international oncological and plastic surgery professionals, this important resource provides guidance on surgical techniques and treatments, and examines the issues raised by this topic for both staff and patients. A step-by-step guide through all aspects of modern breast reconstruction, the text includes commentaries at the end of each section giving a critical analysis of the subject, and corresponding chapters that enable readers to form a balanced viewpoint on individual techniques.
Clearly presented and easy to follow, Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Breast:
* emphasizes patient selection, a critical component for optimum cosmetic and functional results
* includes coverage of psychological issues, including patient expectation
* addresses specific contraindications to reconstruction and problems relating to chronic pain following reconstructive surgery.
Part I: Materials and the Operation Commentary Part II: Flaps Part III: Reconstruction Part IV: The Patient