Essential Tissue Healing of the Face and Neck

Essential Tissue Healing of the Face and Neck

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This unique textbook focuses exclusively on wound healing of the face and neck; integrating scientific principle with state-of-the-art clinical precept. Detailed, step-by-step surgical techniques demonstrate the best methods of repair of tissue. The book benefits from the diverse backgrounds and expertise of each of its authors bringing the reader new insights to the question of why some facial and neck wounds heal satisfactorily and others do not. The authors and editors created the textbook to suggest a holistic approach to surgery of the face and neck that includes the healing process. Future directions for wound healing of the face and neck are also illuminated. The text features three sections: (1) Basic Science-salient healing features of specific tissues, (2) common clinical problems and (3) specific therapies used to optimize healing. This text is an excellent state of the art comprehensive reference for anyone who has an interest in the face and neck.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781607950653
Publisher: PMPH USA, Ltd.
Publication date: 02/01/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 467
File size: 17 MB
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About the Author

David B. Hom is Professor and Director of Facial and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Patricia A. Hebda, PhD is Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Cell Biology, and Physiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Hebda is also Director of the ENT Wound Healing Research Program at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Rangos Research Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Arun K. Gosain, MD, FACS is the DeWayne Richey II Professor of Plastic Surgery and Chief of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.
Craig D. Friedman, MD, FACS is a Yale New Haven Health plastic surgeon and Executive Vice President of Medical Technology and Research at Biomerix Corp. in Somerset, New Jersey.

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