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Book review placement of large volume prefilled implants, leaving a References saline-filled implant as the sole alterative. The effect of 1. Bass CB (1978) Herniated areolar complex. Ann Plast Surg the technique on lactation and nipple sensation is ot 1:402 thought to be different than those of other periareolar ap- 2. Bartels RJ, Mara JE (1975) Simultaneous reduction of areola proaches. Submuscular as well as subglandular pocket and an augmentation mammaplasty through a periareolar inci- dissection is possible with this type of transareolar ap- sion. Plast Reconstr Surg 56:588 proach. 3. Benelli L (1990) A new periareolar mammaplasty. The "round block" technique. Aesth Plast Surg 14:93-100 4. Georgiade GS, Georgiade NG, Riefkohl R (1990) A transareo- lar circumthelial approach to augmentation mammaplasty. In: Conclusion Mitchell J (ed) Aesthetic surgery of the breast. Sannders, Phil- adelphia The technique of inner areolar "donut" excision for si- 5. Gruber RE Friedman GD (1981) Periareolar subpectoral aug- multaneous breast augmentation and areola-nipple re- mentation mammaplasty. Plast Reconstr Surg 67:453 duction in one case is presented with follow-up results. 6. Jones FR, Tauras C (1973) A periareolar incision for augmen- tation mammaplasty. Plast Reconstr Surg 51:641 While this type of combination is not required very often 7. Regnault P (1975) Hypertrophy: a physiological reduction by in aesthetic breast surgery, in light of the results obtained circumcision. Clin Plast Surg 2:391 in this case it is suggested that this type of transareolar 8. Snow JW (1986) Crescent mastopexy and augmentation (let- approach as a more satisfactory alternative for the occa- ter). Plast Reconstr Surg 77:161 sional cases of combined augmentation and areolar re- 9. Spear SL, Kassan M, Little JW (1990) Guidelines in concen- duction in breasts with large areolae. tric mastopexy. Plast Reconstr Surg 85:961 10. Vecchione TR (1976) A method for recontouring the domed nipple. Plast Reconstr Surg 57:30 PI • ..... ,o, c lllz ery © Springer-Verlag 1997 Eur J Plast Surg (1997) 20:272 lar skull fractures, bites, and prosthetics. Cost, route of adminis- Weissler, M.C., Pillbury II, H.C.: Complications of head and neck surgery. New York: Thieme Medical Publishers 1995. 426 tration and effectiveness was discussed as well as predominant or- ganisms cultured in each region. The acute and late effects of ra- pages, US$ 225.00. ISBN 0-86577-529-X. Despite the best intentions, any surgical intervention can be diotherapy as well as chemotherapy related toxicity were summa- rized. The complications related to the imaging procedures per- fraught with complications but it is the wise, experienced surgeon formed to evaluate the pathology of the head and neck area were who knows what needs to be avoided and how to handle a difficult situation when problems arise. Head and neck surgery is no differ- also discussed. The aesthetic surgery chapter deals with specific ent in this regard, and this textbook has specifically addressed the complications encountered in rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty, rhyti- dectomy, STE, dermabrasion, otoplasty, chemical peels, SAL, and issue. General considerations of the perioperative period details the basic preoperative parameters, the intraoperative plan as well the use of alloplastic implants. Most of the pre- and postoperative photographs clearly depict the problem but some are ambiguous as postoperative care. General principles concerning hemorrhage and coagulation, deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, with no salient explanation. Complications from facial fractures as and postoperative fever are succinctly discussed. The anticipation, well as from their treatment are thoroughly discussed and the il- lustrations are effectively used to depict management of the prob- recognition and treatment of specific respiratory and airway com- lems. The rehabilitation after facial nerve injury describes the plications are prudently detailed in the anesthetic complication evaluation to make the diagnosis and then techniques for neur- chapter. Postoperative considerations in the critical care unit en- rorhaphy and stratic and dynamic facial reanimation. The compli- compass not only the medical problems but also complications that can occur as a result of invasive monitoring devices. The cations of reconstructive flaps for complex head and neck defects are also addressed. Although different flaps were mentioned, the technique, anesthesia and equipment of endoscopic and laser sur- common flaps such as free fibula flap for mandibular reconstruc- gery are reviewed in three chapters. Specific areas are then ad- tion as well as the free omental and scapular fascia flap for soft dressed including sinonasal surgery, oral cavity, pharynx and cer- tissue defects were not considered. Although this book is very vical esophageal tumor ablation, laryngeal surgery, neck surgery, thorough in covering each aspect of complications in head and salivary gland, thyroid and parathyroid surgery, middle ear and neck surgery, it is difficult to read since the chapters do not flow mastoid surgery and cranial base surgery. Pertinent anatomy is into the other. However, most of the chapters are replete with well illustrated and the pathophysiology, recognition and treat- practical information and even though the book was written with ment of each complication is thoroughly discussed. Because of otolaryngologists in mind, it does provide a useful resource for the widespread use of prophylactic antibiotics in head and neck any surgeon engaging in surgery of the head and neck. surgery, a chapter was devoted to their use in specific types or sur- (S. Kaweski, Southfield) gery such as rhinology, otology, neuro-otology, cranial base, ton- sillectomy, trauma, facial fractures, laryngotracheal injuries, basi- European European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals
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