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This accessible, meticulously illustrated atlas provides everything you need to effectively treat wounds and conduct surgical, reconstructive, and cosmetic repairs with minimal scarring
Understanding the subtleties of suture choice and placement often makes the difference between positive and negative patient outcomes. The Atlas of Suturing Techniques: Approaches to Surgical Wound, Laceration, and Cosmetic Repair, Second Edition provides the information and insight readers need to surgically treat a range of wounds and surgical defects--from simple lacerations to complex reconstructive surgery--with the utmost expertise.
Presented in an at-a-glance format and packed with 450 photos and illustrations, this guide kicks off with chapters on principles of wound management and wound repair, then describes equipment, positioning, key principles, and 75 suture techniques--complete with step-by-step instructions adjacent to drawings and photos of the techniques. Finally, it covers each area of anatomy, guiding the practitioner in which suture to use when and how to modify certain sutures in specific locations.
Techniques are diagrammatically illustrated and supplemented by the online videos, and the author includes tips and pearls for each technique, as well as caveats, drawbacks and cautions. This updated edition includes new sections on:
- Laceration repair
- Pin-point pexing sutures
- Leveling sutures
- Three-dimensional continuous suturing
- Basting sutures
- And more
Author: Jonathan Kantor
Publisher: McGraw Hill / Medical
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 9.00h x 5.90w x 0.70d
About the Author
Kantor, Jonathan: - Dr. Jonathan Kantor, MD, MSCE, MA, MSt, MSc is with the Department of Dermatology, Center for Global Health, and Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, and Florida Center for Dermatology. He is the founding editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology International.
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