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Plastic Surgery: Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

By: Rostam Farhadieh & Neil Bulstrode & Babak J. Mehrara & Sabrina Cugno

ISBN: 9780323653817

Pub Date: April 29, 2021

Reviewed By:  Jeffrey S. Rosenthal, MD (Bridgeport Hospital) 


This book showcases the breadth and scope of a field whose depth is enormous, all within a single volume. Those who peruse this text will have a wonderful opportunity to experience the scope of this specialty. 


The purpose of this book is to shrink the voluminous information found in multi-volume renditions into a single palatable text that maintains essential details. This endeavor is worthy, and the book has succeeded in its efforts. 


A cadre of international experts have assembled this informative text, which is applicable to students, residents, and seasoned practitioners who wish to extend their knowledge base. 


This hefty second edition continues to be a single volume text. It has been updated and totally revised in keeping with the authors’ objectives to offer state-of-the-art information. Each chapter provides a cogent understanding of the core principles that deal with both basic science and the relevant clinical applications. Within the confines of each chapter are algorithms of management, technical tips, superb graphics, and photographic illustrations that bring to life the written word. The text is apportioned into nine major headings that commence with Sasic science and Principles. Subsequent segments touch upon all aspects of this specialty including Integument; Pediatric and Congenital Disorders; Head and Neck Reconstruction; Breast; Trunk, Lower Limb and Upper Limb; and Aesthetic and Professional Examinations. The writing is clear and concise, which allows for the essential information to be transmitted in a focused fashion. 


This second edition is a worthwhile accompaniment to any library. It affords the owner a succinct and top-quality resource. 

Note: The first edition of this text was published by Wiley in 2015

©Doody’s Review Service, 2022, Jeffrey S. Rosenthal, MD (Bridgeport Hospital)

Doody’s Score: 94 – 4 Stars!

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