General Surgery

33 Breast Reconstruction with Devices

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Daniel F. Haynes Abstract This chapter covers the sensitive area of breast reconstruction following mastectomy. Every consideration to be addressed during patient presentation is listed, and treatment options are detailed….

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32 Breast Augmentation

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Richard C. Baynosa, Andrew G. Silver, Rachel I. Weber, William A. Zamboni Abstract This chapter deals with the relevant considerations involved in breast implants. Specific data to be gathered during…

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39 Gynecomastia

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Brandon K. Richland, Emil Kohan, Gregory R.D. Evans Abstract Gynecomastia is an anomaly involving the enlargement of the male breast due to an increase in glandular, stroma, and/or fat tissue….

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30 Breast Reduction

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Rukmini S. Rednam and Bruce A. Mast Abstract This chapter surveys the anatomy of the breast and covers the matter of breast reduction surgery. The reasons—physical, emotional, reconstructive, aesthetic, etc.—why…

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26 Tendon Repair

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Brian D. Rinker Abstract This chapter covers the range of issues involved in the remediation of tendon injuries. The advances that have been made in tendon repair and rehabilitation are…

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38 Poland Syndrome

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Patrick J. Buchanan and Bruce A. Mast Abstract Poland Syndrome is a developmental defect characterized by varying degrees of unilateral pectoralis major aplasia, thoracic skeletal defects, and ipsilateral syndactyly. The…

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34 Breast Reconstruction with Free Flaps

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Nasim Abedi, Steven Bernard Abstract This chapter addresses the subject of breast reconstruction based on free tissue transfer. Preoperatively, the authors stress the importance of the patient factors that will…

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29 Dupuytren’s and Trigger Finger

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Chris McCarthy and Sonu A. Jain Abstract This chapter examines the anatomy, pathology, and treatment of Dupuytren’s disease and the not uncommon malady known as trigger finger. Surgery is typically…

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36 Oncoplastic Breast Surgery

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Albert Losken and Alexandra M. Hart Abstract This chapter discusses the elements pertinent to successful oncoplastic surgery. The challenge facing surgeons in breast reconstruction is to avoid common deformities (contour…

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