Neck Lift

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Acknowledgment All photographs, illustrations, descriptions, and text contained in this chapter are property of the Marten Clinic of Plastic Surgery, San Francisco, CA, and are used with permission. For video…

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Forehead Lift

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Introduction The first forehead lift procedures were performed using an “open” technique in which long incisions on the scalp or along the frontal hairline were made, a forehead flap was…

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Abdominoplasty and Body Contouring

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Anatomy An excellent knowledge of the entire anatomy of the lower trunk and extremities is essential for esthetic and reconstructive skin-tightening procedures. In addition to knowledge of the main perforating…

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Nerve Compression

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For videos accompanying this chapter see ExpertConsult.com . See inside cover for access details. Nerve compression syndromes are a common clinical presentation in plastic surgery practice. The upper extremity is…

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Osteoarthritis and Prosthetic Joints in the Hand

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Introduction Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common debilitating joint disorder worldwide, and its prevalence is likely to increase as life expectancy increases, creating a substantial economic burden. Risk factors such…

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Fractures and Dislocations in the Hand

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Introduction “Many handis make light warke ” John Heywood (1497–1580) Hand surgery is always teamwork between the surgeon, the patient, and the therapist. One cannot get a successful outcome without…

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Lesions of the Hand

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Introduction Masses of the upper extremity are among the most common reasons for referral to a hand surgeon, with ganglions alone representing the second most frequent cause of referral. The…

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