Reconstruction of the Head and Neck
An expert approach to surgical reconstruction of the head and neck…
Written and edited by renowned leaders in the fi eld, Reconstruction of the
Head and Neck takes a defect-oriented approach that enables surgeons to
match their patients’ defects with those included in the book and offers
clinicians excellent guidance on the latest techniques for achieving optimal
functional and aesthetic surgical results. Topics covered include
oromandibular complex reconstruction, skull base reconstruction, microvascular
reconstruction, and more.
Special Features: • Authors have organized the chapters by specific
defect, so readers can easily fi nd the reconstructive options for their
patients • Experts cover the reconstruction of major soft tissue and bony
and muscular defects of the head, neck, and skull base in detail • More
than 200 color illustrations, along with over 100 line drawings by Scott M.
Kessler, MD, help clarify the surgical methods described in the text •
Experienced surgeons review approaches to reconstruction and the fine points
that surgeons need to know for the best outcomes • For each defect, the
steps in the procedure, the orientations of the flap, and the details that
confer excellent surgical results are covered
Surgeons and fellows involved in head and neck reconstruction will greatly
benefi t from the extensive coverage of the best methods to treat some of
the most challenging defects they will face.
Eric M. Genden, MD, FACS, is Professor and Chair, Department of
Otolaryngology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York.
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