Color Atlas of Burn Reconstructive Surgery
Post-burn scar contractures are a commonly encountered problem in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery. Nevertheless, many physicians still lack adequate knowledge on beneficial treatments. In this up-to-date atlas, leading specialists in post-burn treatment and the reconstruction of post-burn scar contractures depict in detail not only surgical techniques but also a variety of advantageous wound treatments. Many new methods invented by the authors are presented. Operative techniques are depicted in detail, and clear guidance is provided on selection of the most appropriate flap surgery. Advice is also given on how to prevent permanently disabling restriction of joint movement as a result of contractures and how to achieve good aesthetic reconstruction. This atlas is designed to appeal to a wide audience, from beginners to specialists. It will prove invaluable for doctors of every kind who deal with wound management. © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010. All rights are reserved.