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Plastic surgery science

Henk Giele and Oliver Cassell

in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192632227
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191728310 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780192632227.003.0001

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Plastic surgery science

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Gillies' principles of plastic surgery - Other aphorisms in plastic surgery - Wound healing: general - Wound healing: factors affecting - Skin basics - Skin healing - Skin grafts - Scars: symptomatic, hypertrophic, and keloid - Bone and bone healing - Bone graft - Distraction osteogenesis - Cartilage - Tendon healing - Peripheral nerve healing - Composite grafts - Fat grafts - Fetal wound healing - Tissue expansion - Delay phenomenon - Topical negative pressure - Pathology basics - Principles of radiotherapy - Sun damage - Microbiology - Clostridia

Chapter.  16146 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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