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By Andrew Hodges

ISBN-10: 0199546576

ISBN-13: 9780199546572

The A-Z is a short reference advisor to the ever increasing uniqueness of cosmetic surgery. The succinct bullet pointed references will let the reader to swiftly assimilate the necessities of every access. The move referencing hyperlinks will let the reader the lookup similar entries. it is going to be really appropriate to trainees in cosmetic surgery as a operating reference e-book and as a useful source in the course of education for ultimate exams.

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Periosteum provides a source of osteoprogenitor cells and blood supply. The periosteum may also provide a barrier to the in-growth of fibrous tissue. Other membranes have been tried in place of periosteum. PTFE sheets have been used. Resorbable barriers are being evaluated. See Ilizarov. Bone graft Source: ● Autogenous: preferred due to improved take. Autogenous grafts contain cells and growth factors. Cancellous bone has these in greater amounts. Cortical bone provides bulk. Grafts can be vascularized or free, inlay or onlay.

Difficult to achieve symmetry. Used in thin patients, not wishing a flap reconstruction and the elderly. Leaves less scarring and normal skin. Complications include skin necrosis, infection, implant failure, subcutaneous adipose tissue and muscle atrophy. Radiotherapy is a contraindication to tissue expansion. Place subpectorally. Place permanent prosthesis after 3–6 months. 3–13%. ● SGAP. ● Latissimus dorsi flap: usually with an implant. Also described without an implant by making a fleurs-de-ly skin incision.

Blood vessels Anatomy: ● The inner layer consists of basement membrane with endothelial cells sitting on it. ● The next layer is the intima composed of elastin. ● Next is the media made of collagen and smooth muscles. ● The outer layer is the adventitia with the vasa vasorum. Injury and repair: ● After injury endothelium is regenerated from endothelial cells from the edge. ● At an anastomosis get healing of all layers. ● Initially platelets aggregate on exposed collagen, but by the end of a week the endothelium proliferates and sutures are covered by 2 weeks.

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