Plastic and reconstructive surgery

Matthew D. Gardiner and Neil R. Borley

in Training in Surgery

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199204755
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753145 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Speciality Training

Plastic and reconstructive surgery

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This chapter begins by discussing the basic principles of acute inflammation, cutaneous wound healing, and the reconstructive ladder, before focusing on the key areas of knowledge, namely congenital conditions, emergency management of burns, emergency hand surgery, tendon injuries, peripheral nerve injuries, elective hand surgery, cutaneous malignant melanoma, non-melanoma skin cancer, and benign skin lesions. The chapter concludes with relevant case-based discussions.

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Subjects: Professional Development in Medicine ; Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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