Biomaterials in Plastic Surgery Book

Biomaterials in Plastic Surgery


  • Author : W Peters
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-07-02
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857096418

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Biomaterials in Plastic Surgery Excerpt :

Employed for both cosmetic and reconstructive purposes, breast implants are one of the most widely-used and controversial prostheses available. The development of safe, reliable products is vital to the future of this important field of surgery. Biomaterials in plastic surgery reviews the history, materials and safety issues associated with breast implants. Beginning with an introduction to the history of biomaterials used for breast augmentation, Biomaterials in plastic surgery goes on to discuss development issues. It then discusses the chemistry and physical properties of biomedical silicones before reviewing cohesive gel and polyurethane foam implants. The book concludes by analysing the epidemiological evidence on the safety issues relating to breast implants, followed by a review of retrieval and analysis of breast implants emphasizing strength, durability and failure mechanisms. With its distinguished editors and international team of expert contributors, Biomaterials in plastic surgery is an important guide for surgeons, manufacturers and all those researching this important field. Comprehensively examines the history, materials and safety issues associated with breast implants Provides an overview of the history of biomaterials used for breast augmentation and goes on to discuss the development and chemical and physical properties of biomedical silicones Reviews cohesive gel breast implants and polyurethane foam breast implants

3D Bioprinting for Reconstructive Surgery Book
Score: 5
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3D Bioprinting for Reconstructive Surgery


  • Author : Daniel Thomas
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-11-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 450
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081012161

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3D Bioprinting for Reconstructive Surgery Excerpt :

3D Bioprinting for Reconstructive Surgery: Techniques and Applications examines the combined use of materials, procedures and tools necessary for creating structural tissue constructs for reconstructive purposes. Offering a broad analysis of the field, the first set of chapters review the range of biomaterials which can be used to create 3D-printed tissue constructs. Part Two looks at the techniques needed to prepare biomaterials and biological materials for 3D printing, while the final set of chapters examines application-specific examples of tissues formed from 3D printed biomaterials. 3D printing of biomaterials for tissue engineering applications is becoming increasingly popular due to its ability to offer unique, patient-specific parts—on demand—at a relatively low cost. This book is a valuable resource for biomaterials scientists, biomedical engineers, practitioners and students wishing to broaden their knowledge in the allied field. Discusses new possibilities in tissue engineering with 3D printing Presents a comprehensive coverage of the materials, techniques and tools needed for producing bioprinted tissues Reviews emerging technologies in addition to commercial techniques

Regenerative Medicine and Plastic Surgery Book

Regenerative Medicine and Plastic Surgery


  • Author : Dominik Duscher
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-11-26
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 472
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030199586

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Regenerative Medicine and Plastic Surgery Excerpt :

This book discusses the current research concepts and the emerging technologies in the field of stem cells and tissue engineering. It is the first authoritative reference documenting all the ways that plastic surgical practice and regenerative medicine science overlap or provide a road map for the future of both specialties. The Editors have provided a valuable service by gathering in one place the leading voices in these two fields in clear and concise manner. Divided into five parts, the book opens with a description of the elements of regenerative medicine including definitions, basic principles of soft and bone tissue regeneration, biomaterials and scaffolds. Current research concepts are explored in the second part of this book, for example mechanotransduction and the utility of extracellular vesicles. In the third part, the editors present the emerging technologies and highlight the novel perspectives on bionic reconstruction and biomimetics in surgery and regenerative medicine. Part four deals with translational aspects including practical information on moving scientific findings from bench to bedside. The final part then describes in detail applications in clinical plastic surgery. Written by leading experts this book is an invaluable resource for researchers, students, beginners and experienced clinicians in a range of specialties. "In your hands is a comprehensive encyclopedia of two rapidly converging fields. Drs Duscher and Shiffman have done an outstanding job of highlighting the interdependent relationship between plastic surgery and regenerative medicine. Ultimately, this is to the benefit of both fields." - Geoffrey C. Gurtner, MD, FACS Johnson and Johnson Distinguished Professor of Surgery Professor (by courtesy) of Bioengineering and Materials Science Inaugural Vice Chairman of Surgery for Innovation Stanford University School of Medicine

Dermal Replacements in General  Burn  and Plastic Surgery Book

Dermal Replacements in General Burn and Plastic Surgery


  • Author : Lars-Peter Kamolz
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-06-17
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 227
  • ISBN 10 : 9783709115862

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Dermal Replacements in General Burn and Plastic Surgery Excerpt :

The skin is the largest human organ system. Loss of skin integrity due to injury or illness results in a substantial physiologic imbalance and ultimately in severe disability or death. The most common cause of significant skin loss is thermal injury, followed by trauma and chronic ulcerations. Over the past decades extraordinary advances have been made in the understanding of cellular and molecular processes of wound healing and the pathobiology of chronic wounds. This knowledge has led to wound care innovations that facilitate more rapid closure of wounds with better functional and aesthetic outcome. A sensible and resource-saving utilization of these innovative technologies requires a broad knowledge of these processes and innovations. This book intends to give an overview about today's wound care developments in tissue engineering and skin replacement. It presents a variety of indications and diversities of clinical applications to help the surgeon select a specific procedure for each clinical situation.

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Book

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


  • Author : Hade Vuyk
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-11
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 631
  • ISBN 10 : 9781444113419

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Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Excerpt :

Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is a comprehensive and practical guide to performing facial surgical procedures, and contains a balance of aesthetic and reconstructive procedures that mirrors typical European practice. It has arisen as an initiative of the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (EAFPS), and in accordance with this status is a comprehensive book that gives a complete update on the speciality as it is practised in Europe. The contributors have many years of clinical practice as well as research experience in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. The book's practical 'how-to' style is amply supported with excellent line illustrations and colour photographs, and serves as a comprehensive reference for surgeons in clinical practice as well as in training. Each chapter is structured within a uniform framework to increase the accessibility of the text, and in this way improves the book's utility as a textbook for trainees.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Book

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery


  • Author : Ross Farhadieh
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-03-26
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118655375

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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Excerpt :

Plastic and reconstructive surgery continues to evolve as new techniques open up new possibilities for the surgeon. In this groundbreaking textbook, contemporary approaches are explained and demonstrated to allow trainee and experienced surgeons alike to understand and assimilate best practice. Containing over 300 outstanding color figures demonstrating surgical practice, an international cast of leading surgeons show the paths to effective plastic surgery technique and outcomes. They cover all the major bases including: Integument Pediatric Plastic Surgery Head and Neck Reconstruction The Breast Trunk, Lower Limb and Sarcomas Upper Limb and Hand Surgery Aesthetic Surgery Comprehensive in scope, practical in nature, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is your one-stop guide to successful surgical management of your patients. "This textbook is aimed at the trainee and young plastic surgeon, but it is extremely comprehensive and sufficiently detailed for any practitioner. The information is succinct, yet complete and up to date. . . . For a single-volume book, the detailed knowledge presented is impressive. . . . I think this is a great book. It is packed with good and up-to-date information, and I think it will be an invaluable resource for trainees but also for all plastic surgeons. The editors are to be congratulated on achieving a very difficult task with such success." —from a review by Peter C. Neligan, MB, in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery "This is exactly what the editors of Plastic and reconstructive surgery: Approaches and Techniques set out to achieve in producing this excellent textbook. . . . It is truly an international effort at all levels, as the editors, from Australia (Ross D. Farhadieh), the UK (Neil W. Bulstrode) and Canada (Sabrina Cugno), have joined forces to recruit over 130 international contributors and produce a resource of over 1100 pages that provides a well-organized and thorough, yet succinct, text of the essentials of current plast

Surgical Advances in Plastic Surgery Book

Surgical Advances in Plastic Surgery


  • Author : Marek Dobke
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2013-10-09
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 185
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455749270

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Surgical Advances in Plastic Surgery Excerpt :

Information and updates on surgical techniques and equipment in the face of continued, rapid growth of plastic surgery are presented. The majority of this surgical information presents a blend of the newest data with a description of current and potential future clinical/surgical applications of new concepts, tools and techniques. Unique innovations in the field of breast reconstruction, treatment of lymphedema, and genitourinary function rehabilitation are addressed. Burns, extremity salvage, muscle flaps, biomaterials, reconstructive transplantation are among the topics presented. Information contained in Impact of Advances in breast Cancer Management on Reconstructive and Aesthetic Breast Surgery provides a practicing plastic surgeon an update of what is new in breast oncology and how it is or should be linked with the plastic surgeon's approach to breast surgery and reconstruction. Compilations of outcomes data are provided from ongoing clinical trials testing new concepts and techniques on the near horizon. A conclusion pertains to the details of ongoing acquisition of new skills, transferrance of existing skills, and maintenance of old skills, along with safety in plastic surgery in the context of surgical and technological advances presented by leaders representing diverse generations of practitioners.

Regenerative Plastic Surgery Book

Regenerative Plastic Surgery


  • Author : Pietro Gentile (Plastic surgeon)
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-11-24
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 148
  • ISBN 10 : 1536190128

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Regenerative Plastic Surgery Excerpt :

"Regenerating damaged organs and tissues, an act that once was considered magic, is currently entrusted to the surgeons who have allowed us to move from replacement and reconstructive plastic surgery to regenerative plastic surgery, through autologous and allogeneic cell-based therapies and growth factors. The enthusiasm for regenerative plastic surgery and for the treatment of some pathologies addressed by it, such as breast reconstruction, hemifacial atrophy, burns, scars, and aesthetic improvements such as breast and buttock augmentation, face rejuvenation and hair regrowth, has led the author, Professor Pietro Gentile, to rigorously investigate the possible new minimally invasive strategies based on adipose-derived stem cells, human follicle stem cells and growth factors contained in platelet-rich plasma. This book reports on the latest knowledge regarding the treatment of soft and bone tissue defects. Therefore, the goal of this text is to introduce and definitively establish this new and interesting field of plastic surgery, called regenerative plastic surgery"--

Plastic Surgery Book

Plastic Surgery


  • Author : Geoffrey C. Gurtner
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2012-09-05
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1387
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455710522

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Plastic Surgery Excerpt :

Fully updated to meet the demands of the 21st-century surgeon, this title provides you with all the most current knowledge and techniques across your entire field, allowing you to offer every patient the best possible outcome. Edited by Drs. Mathes and Hentz in its last edition, this six-volume plastic surgery reference now features new expert leadership, a new organization, new online features, and a vast collection of new information - delivering all the state-of-the-art know-how you need to overcome any challenge you may face. Renowned authorities provide evidence-based guidance to help you make the best clinical decisions, get the best results from each procedure, avoid complications, and exceed your patients' expectations.

Biomaterials Science Book
Score: 4
From 11 Ratings

Biomaterials Science


  • Author : Allan S. Hoffman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2004-07-29
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 880
  • ISBN 10 : 9780125824637

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Biomaterials Science Excerpt :

This second edition of Biomaterials Science leads the field by providing a balanced, insightful view of biomaterials. Contributions from pre-eminent researchers and practitioners from diverse academic and professional backgrounds have been integrated into a cohesive curriculum which includes pertinent principles of cell biology, immunology and pathology focusing on the clinical uses of biomaterials as components of implants, devices, and artificial organs, and their uses in biotechnology. The materials science and engineering of synthetic and natural biomaterials and the characterization of their physical, chemical, biochemical and surface properties, and mechanisms and evaluation of interactions with tissue, are also addressed in detail. Book jacket.

The Business of Plastic Surgery Book
Score: 5
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The Business of Plastic Surgery


  • Author : Joshua M. Korman
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Business
  • Pages : 526
  • ISBN 10 : 9789814277303

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The Business of Plastic Surgery Excerpt :

Plastic surgeons go through extensive training to become excellent clinicians, but they often end up learning how to practice the business of plastic surgery through trial and error. This unique book, targeted specifically at plastic surgeons and other physicians, seeks to address this glaring oversight and provide guidance from career selection through retirement. It offers many different perspectives, while covering a multitude of topics including the latest know-how on building and maintaining one's website, marketing and monitoring a practice for increased productivity, asset protection, building a surgical suite, and the development of medical inventions. The Business of Plastic Surgery features notable authors in the fields of medicine, law, finance and technology who provide valuable wisdom and expertise

Biomaterials In Modern Medicine  The Groningen Perspective Book

Biomaterials In Modern Medicine The Groningen Perspective


  • Author : Rutger J Ploeg
  • Publisher : World Scientific Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2008-01-02
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9789813107045

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Biomaterials In Modern Medicine The Groningen Perspective Excerpt :

This useful book is written from a medical perspective and is aimed at academics as well as medical and biomedical engineering students who want to become involved in the design, development, manufacturing or use of prostheses or medical devices. It covers basic information on the complexities of implant and medical device development. The design process, technology assessment, animal experiments, histocompatibility, tissue compatibility and infections are described. In addition, examples of biomaterial applications are presented, showing the diversity of biomaterials.This is the first book that guides the reader through the complicated process of medical product development. Different technical and medical aspects of medical implants are highlighted by a group of authors who are actively involved in biomaterial research at the University Medical Center of Groningen, one of the leading hospitals in The Netherlands.

Plastic Surgery E Book  6   Volume Set Book
Score: 3
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Plastic Surgery E Book 6 Volume Set


  • Author : Peter C. Neligan
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2012-08-21
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 7277
  • ISBN 10 : 9781455740451

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Plastic Surgery E Book 6 Volume Set Excerpt :

Fully updated to meet the demands of the 21st-century surgeon, Plastic Surgery provides you with all the most current knowledge and techniques across your entire field, allowing you to offer every patient the best possible outcome. Edited by Drs. Mathes and Hentz in its last edition, this six-volume plastic surgery reference now features new expert leadership, a new organization, new online features, and a vast collection of new information - delivering all the state-of-the-art know-how you need to overcome any challenge you may face. Renowned authorities provide evidence-based guidance to help you make the best clinical decisions, get the best results from each procedure, avoid complications, and exceed your patients’ expectations. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices. Apply the very latest advances in every area of plastic surgery and ensure optimal outcomes with evidence-based advice from a diverse collection of world-leading authorities. Master the latest on stem cell therapy, tissue engineering, and inductive therapies • aesthetic surgical techniques and nonsurgical treatments • conjoined twin separation and other craniofacial surgery advances • microsurgical lymphatic reconstruction, super microsurgery, and sternal fixation • autologous lipofilling of the breast • nerve transfers in hand surgery, hand allotransplantation, and functional prosthetics • and much, much more. Easily find the answers you need with a new organization that features separate volumes covering Principles • Aesthetic • Craniofacial, Head and Neck Surgery • Lower Extremity, Trunk and Burns • Breast • and Hand and Upper Extremity, plus a more templated, user-friendly, high-yield presentation. Visualize procedures more clearly through an abundance of completely redrawn full-color illustrations and new color clinical photographs. A

Introduction to Biomaterials Book
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Introduction to Biomaterials


  • Author : Donglu Shi
  • Publisher : 清华大学出版社有限公司
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Biomaterials
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 7302108072

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Introduction to Biomaterials Excerpt :

This book gives a fundmaentally comprehensive introduction to most of the important biomaterials including ceramics, metals, and polymers.