K.-D. Wolff, F. Holzle: Raising microvascular flaps

K.-D. Wolff, F. Holzle: Raising microvascular flaps Eur J Plast Surg (2006) 28: 435 DOI 10.1007/s00238-005-0789-0 BOOK REVIEW Mariam Awada K.-D. Wolff, F. Holzle: Raising microvascular flaps Springer-Verlag, 2005, 180 pp, 294 figures (ISBN 3-540-21849-1), $119.00 USD Published online: 2 September 2005 Springer-Verlag 2005 ‘‘Raising Microvascular Flaps, A Systematic Approach’’ The book includes 106 figures, 41 drawings, 300 ref- will be an invaluable tool for both the experienced and erences, and a DVD in addition to the stepwise written budding microsurgeon performing free tissue transfer and visual illustrations describing each flap and its lim- regardless of the surgical subspecialty. A thorough itations. It successfully empowers all microsurgeons with description of specific anatomy as well as anatomical the guidance and knowledge required to successfully variations is presented for each flap. Advantages, limi- perform free tissue transfer of the radial forearm, lateral tations, and methods to improve reliability and success arm, anterolateral thigh, latissimus dorsi, scapular, fib- of each flap are also stressed. Further, the authors pro- ular and iliac crest flaps. vide an excellent thorough and systematic detailed ap- ‘‘Raising of Microvascular Flaps, A Systematic Ap- proach to raising various indispensable, yet technique- proach’’ is an excellent operative manual and should be dependant flaps. Raising each flap is presented in a an asset to the armamentarium of all reconstructive concise and thorough cookbook fashion including crit- plastic surgeons and surgical subspecialist performing ical, yet commonly overlooked specifics on preoperative free tissue transfers. management, patient positioning, and alternate flap designs. M. Awada 30603 Southfield Road, Southfield, MI 48076, USA E-mail: drmawada@yahoo.com http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

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Springer-Verlag
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Copyright © 2005 by Springer-Verlag
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Medicine
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0930-343X
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1435-0130
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10.1007/s00238-005-0789-0
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Eur J Plast Surg (2006) 28: 435 DOI 10.1007/s00238-005-0789-0 BOOK REVIEW Mariam Awada K.-D. Wolff, F. Holzle: Raising microvascular flaps Springer-Verlag, 2005, 180 pp, 294 figures (ISBN 3-540-21849-1), $119.00 USD Published online: 2 September 2005 Springer-Verlag 2005 ‘‘Raising Microvascular Flaps, A Systematic Approach’’ The book includes 106 figures, 41 drawings, 300 ref- will be an invaluable tool for both the experienced and erences, and a DVD in addition to the stepwise written budding microsurgeon performing free tissue transfer and visual illustrations describing each flap and its lim- regardless of the surgical subspecialty. A thorough itations. It successfully empowers all microsurgeons with description of specific anatomy as well as anatomical the guidance and knowledge required to successfully variations is presented for each flap. Advantages, limi- perform free tissue transfer of the radial forearm, lateral tations, and methods to improve reliability and success arm, anterolateral thigh, latissimus dorsi, scapular, fib- of each flap are also stressed. Further, the authors pro- ular and iliac crest flaps. vide an excellent thorough and systematic detailed ap- ‘‘Raising of Microvascular Flaps, A Systematic Ap- proach to raising various indispensable, yet technique- proach’’ is an excellent operative manual and should be dependant flaps. Raising each flap is presented in a an asset to the armamentarium of all reconstructive concise and thorough cookbook fashion including crit- plastic surgeons and surgical subspecialist performing ical, yet commonly overlooked specifics on preoperative free tissue transfers. management, patient positioning, and alternate flap designs. M. Awada 30603 Southfield Road, Southfield, MI 48076, USA E-mail: drmawada@yahoo.com

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Published: Jan 1, 2006

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