Local and Regional Flaps in Head & Neck Reconstruction: A Practical Approach provides comprehensive, step-by-step instruction for flap raising and insetting for the head and neck region. Ideal for oral and maxillofacial surgeons, facial plastic surgeons, and head and neck surgeons, the book serves as a useful guide to planning reconstructive cases and an easily accessible reference prior to operation.
Local and Regional Flaps in Head & Neck Reconstruction is logically organized into 24 chapters, each focusing on a local or regional flap, or a special site reconstruction. Chapters focused on a particular flap will begin with a detailed description of the relevant anatomy and discuss potential applications of the flap before moving into a detailed step-by-step description of how to elevated and transfer the flap to the defect site. Potential complications will also be addressed.
Well-illustrated with more than 800 clinical photographs and with a website featuring surgical procedures, this book is an ideal reference for those new to practice and experts alike.
Rui Fernandes, DMD, MD, FACS, is Chief of the Head and Neck Service at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He maintains an active clinical practice in Jacksonville and serves as the program director for the microvascular reconstructive surgery fellowship. He is a fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, the American Head and Neck Society, the American Society of Clinical Oncology and is a founding fellow of the International Academy of Oral Oncology. He has authored more than 70 manuscripts and book chapters and has delivered numerous lectures both nationally and internationally.