Rhinoplasty

May 23, 2021 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Rhinoplasty

For videos accompanying this chapter see ExpertConsult.com . See inside cover for access details. Introduction The nose is a multifarious structure with critical mechanical and functional roles, which by virtue…

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Flexor Tendon Injuries

May 23, 2021 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Flexor Tendon Injuries

Introduction Flexor tendon injuries are among commonly seen hand trauma, and outcomes of the treatment in the fingers and thumbs are traditionally unsatisfactory. In the hand and the forearm, flexor…

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Facelift

May 23, 2021 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Facelift

For video accompanying this chapter see ExpertConsult.com . See inside cover for access details. Introduction Our face is our most inextricable sense of self. A person’s self-image and self-esteem are…

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Blepharoptosis

May 23, 2021 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Blepharoptosis

Definition Blepharoptosis is defined as a lower than normal position of the upper eyelid in relation to the globe and pupil. The term is often abbreviated to ptosis. The upper…

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Nonoperative Facial Rejuvenation

May 23, 2021 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Nonoperative Facial Rejuvenation

Introduction Over the past decades, significant advances in our understanding of the mechanisms underpinning the aging process have coincided with immense advances in the tools and technologies available to address…

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Liposuction and Liposculpture

May 23, 2021 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Liposuction and Liposculpture

Introduction Liposuction and liposculpture represent the evolution of minimally invasive plastic surgery techniques developed in an attempt at restoring shape and form. Liposuction was first described in the 1920s but…

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Wrist Pathology

May 23, 2021 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Wrist Pathology

Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the previous authors of this chapter, Owen L. Ala, MD and T. Shane Johnson, MD, for their contributions. Physical Examination of the Wrist…

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Board and Fellowships Exams

May 23, 2021 by in General Surgery Comments Off on Board and Fellowships Exams

Introduction The fellowship or boards of plastic surgery equivalent exams are the final trial by ordeal for most trainees, who will have faced exams over a large portion of their…

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