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Book reviews 34. Otamiri T (1989) Oxygen radicals, lipid peroxidation, and 23. Jennings PE, Jones AF (1987) Free radical reaction products neutrophil infiltration after small intestinal ischemia and re- in diabetics with microangiopathy. Diabet Med 4:452 perfusion. Surgery 105:593 24. Keberle H (1964) The biochemistry of deferoxamine and its 35. Reivich M (1983) Pathophysiology of cerebral ischemia. In: relation to iron metabolism. Ann NY Acad Sci 119:753 Harrison MJG, Dyken MK (eds) Cerebral vascular disease. 25. Kerigan CL (1983) Skin flap failure: pathophysiology. Plast Butterworth, London, p 86 Reconstr Surg 72:766 36. Perona G, Schiavon R, Guidi GC, Veneri D, Minuz P (1990) Se- 26. Manson PN, Athenelli RM, Im MJ (1983) The role,of oxygen lenium dependent glutathione peroxidase. A physiological regu- free radicals in ischemic tissue injury in skin island flaps. Ann latory system for platelet function. Thromb Haemost 64:312 Surg 198:87 37. Plebon PA, Munyani A, Beachum J (1982) Determination of 27. Manson PN et al (1986) Improved survival in free skin flap selenium concentration and glutathione peroxidase activity in transfers in rats. Surgery 90:211 28. Mason et al (1981) Free radicals in pharmacology and toxicol- plasma and erythrocytes. Clin Chem 2:311 38. Robak J, Gryglewski ILl (1988) Flavonoids are scavengers of ogy: selected topics. Pharmacol Rev 33:189 superoxide anions. Biochem Pharmacol 37:837 29. Mascio P, Murphy ME (1991) Antioxidant defense systems: the role of carotendoids, tocopherols and thiols. Am J Clin 39. Saran M, Bors W (1990) Radical reactions in vivo-an over- view. Radiat Environ Biophys 29:249 Nutr 53:194 30. Mc Cord JM (1985) Oxygen derived free radicals in post isch- 40. Sinaceur J, Ribiere I, Nordmann J, Nordmann R (1984) Des- emic tissue injury. N Engl J Med 312:159 ferrioxamine: a scavenger of superoxide radicals. Biochem Pharm 33:1693 31. Miester A, Anderson ME (1985) Glutathione. Ann Rev Bio- 41. Sinclair AJ, Barnett AH, Lunec J (1990) Free radicals and an- chem 52:711 32. Ohkawa H, Ohishi N, Yagi K (1979) Assay for lipid peroxides tioxidants in health and disease. Br J Host Med 43:334 42. Stroke PF, Majno G (1969) Microvascular changes in acutely in animal tissues by thiobarbituric acid reaction. Ann Biochem ischemic rat muscle. Surg Gynecol Obstet 129:1213 95:351 33. Tomohide O, Hiroshi T, Makato M (1990) Superoxide genera- 43. Sun Y, Oberley LW (1988) A simple method for clinical assay tion in leucocytes and vitamin E. Int J Vit Nutr Res 61:20 of superoxide dismutase. Chem 34:497 Eur J Hast Surg (1997) 20:201 Spitz, L., Coran, A.G. (eds): Pediatric surgery, 5th edn. In: Tenzel, R.R. (ed): Orbit and oculoplasties. New York: Gower Rob and Smith's operative surgery. London, Glasgow, Weinheim, Medical Publishing 1993.201 pages. US$110.00. ISBN 1-56375- New York, Tokyo, Melbourne, Madras: Chapman and Hall 1995. 912 pages, US$195.00. ISBN 0-412-591-103. This is volume four of a ten volume series - set textbook of This reviewer, a plastic surgeon, has some difficulties and ophthalmology for the 1990's. Its concept is to describe and to in- doubts about this book. I have absolutely nothing against pediatric tegrate basic science as well as the clinical information of each surgery, since I have been a consultant in that department during subspecialty. In this task, the editor of this book, R.R. Tenzel, is my 24 years at the Ztirich University Hospital. But, reading e.g. assisted by a team of 12 specialized ophthalmologists. They have the text on Poland's syndrome, I wonder whether the author contributed ten chapters: Lid retraction; ptosis; entropion; ectropi- would allow the operation he described to be performed on his on of the lower lid; cosmetic blepharoplasty; eyelid tumors and re- daughter. What about later growth of the proposed rib grafts? In constructive surgery; lacrimal disease; evisceration, enucleation the text, the most recent reference is dated from 1981. This new, and the anophthalmic socket; orbital trauma and fractures; orbital fifth edition of Pediatric surgery, comprising 912 pages, has been tumors. The strength of this book lies in its excellent production: extensively revised and expanded to 100 chapters. It is a clearly il- All clinical photographs and illustrations are in full color. There lustrated, excellent reference book for trainees, rotating through are many original diagrams and figures. The layout, the printing, the specialty of pediatric surgery. For them, it is considered to be a and the production of this volume is superb. (L Clodius, Ztirich) useful first guide in our age of increased medical and surgical ex- pectations and the quest for perfection. I hope this volume will be available in all major medical libraries. (L. Clodius, Ztirich) European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals
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