The Know-How of Face Transplantation
The book is laid out in 6 sections:1. Preclinical Approaches to Face Transplantation2. Clinical Aspects in Preparation to Face Transplantation in Humans3. Approval Process of Face Transplantation in Humans4. Social and Public Relations in Face Transplantation5. World Experience with Face Transplantation in Humans6. Future Directions in Face TransplantationThis book spans the entire process of a face transplantation, from detailing the anatomy of the face to considering the social and ethical challenges of the procedure. This rigorous presentation of face transplantation also includes the anesthesia involved, the role of Institutional Review Boards in approving the operation, the financial aspects and media response. Since the authorship is international, the book considers the different perspectives, approaches and responses from across the world.
The authorship is both international and uniquely authoritative so the reader can be sure they are being presented with the most cutting-edge and informative account of face transplantationIncluding a significant number of diagrams, tables and color figures documenting step-by-step the process of preparation for face transplantationThis book is laid out clearly and accessibly so that a broad readership, and not just surgeons, will find it informative