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Grabb’s Encyclopedia of Flaps (Two-Volume Set)

Grabb’s Encyclopedia of Flaps (Two-Volume Set)

Fourth edition

by Berish Strauch, Luis O. Vasconez, Charles K. Herman and Bernard T. Lee

2444 pages, 212.72 x 276.23 mm

2444 pages, 212.72 x 276.23 mm

  • Multiple copy pack
  • ISBN: 9781496340443
  • December 2015


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Still the most comprehensive reference available on surgical flaps, this classic two volume text has combine content from three previous volumes into two and remains your go-to source for practical, authoritative guidance on achieving the best possible outcomes for your patients. The thoroughly revised 4th Edition features an all-new, full-color format that greatly enhances its visual appeal and usefulness in your everyday practice. Dozens of internationally recognized experts describe every clinical proven flap option available for repairing both routine and unusual problems, lavishly illustrated with clinical photographs and diagrams of anatomy, blood supply, flap design, and operative procedures.

Extensively indexed and organized by anatomic region, chapters follow a logical format that clearly presents all the information you need to know: indications, anatomy, blood supply, surgical techniques, complications, safeguards to keep in mind, and advantages and disadvantages of each flap. This comprehensive, clinically relevant information allows you to select the best flaps for safe, predictable, and aesthetically desirable results for every patient.Key Features/IBR/ulli>Themost current, complete, and relevant reference availableto date in the fast-changing field of plastic and reconstructive surgery.
  • Anew full-color design throughout,with redrawn illustrations, color figures, and vibrant clinical photographs, enhances the clinical usefulness of the text.
  • Thirty three new chapters cover recent developments in the field, includingsupraclavicular artery island flap, fat grafting for breast reconstruction revision, , split gluteal muscle flap for autoprosthesis buttock augmentation, flaps, and .
  • Updated content on innovative perforator flapsthat have led to more versatile flap designs in nearly all areas of the body, with the added benefit of limiting donor site morbidity and expanded applications of “propeller” flaps.
  • Chapters onless commonly used flaps moved onlineto preserve the encyclopedic scope of the reference, yet also maintain a manageable size in the print edition.
  • Clinically useful editorial comments throughoutthat reflect the four editors’ more than 100 years of collective experience.
  • Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like:
    • Complete content with enhanced navigation/liliB>Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-linksthat pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web
    • Cross-linked pages, references, and morefor easy navigation
    • Highlighting toolfor easier reference of key content throughout the text
    • Ability totake and share noteswith friends and colleagues
    • Quick reference tabbingto save your favorite content for future use