Eur J Plast Surg (2004) 27:155 DOI 10.1007/s00238-004-0625-y BOOK REVIEW E. Biemer Rodolphe Meyer: Secondary Rhinoplasty—Including Reconstruction of the Nose, 2nd edn 2002, XV, 491 pp., 1800 figs., mostly in color, hardcover (ISBN 3-540-65884-X) Published online: 12 June 2004 Springer-Verlag 2004 In the early 1970s, when I was trained in plastic surgery, evaluation of the aesthetic and functional operative out- the knowledge in aesthetic surgery was very limited and it come presented in an admirable teaching manner is un- was even more difficult to get training, especially in ique. rhinoplasty. At that time the textbook of H.J. Deneke During his surgical life Rodolphe Meyer must have and his co-author Rodolphe Meyer represented the gold faced almost every possible kind of nose deformity. This standard in rhinoplasty; so in Europe Rodolphe Meyer immense experience is reflected in his textbook covering became “the” teacher in rhinoplasty. the entire field of rhinoplasty including history, anatomy His rhinoplasty courses in Lausanne evolved into ab- and anaesthesia. Based on this and a detailed index, the solute highlights in this interesting field of plastic surgery. book addresses not only specialists but also readers look- In the last decades Rodolphe Meyer was on the faculty of ing for a short answer on a specific question. Last but almost every important national and international meeting not least the presentation of marvellous colour pictures in rhinoplasty. and illustrations contributes to the perfect layout of the When Rodolphe Meyer published the first edition of book. his book he presented his lifelong experience in an ex- In my opinion Rodolphe Meyer’s second edition of cellent way. The new second edition includes an addi- “Secondary Rhinoplasty” represents a milestone in plastic tional outstanding chapter on “Total Nose (Re)construc- surgery publications and should be in the library of ev- tion In Aplasia”. The combination of a detailed analysis erybody interested in rhinoplasty. of the problem, precise treatment plan and a careful E. Biemer ( ) Abteilung Plastische Chirurgie, Klinik/Poliklinik Chirurgie, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Ismaninger Strasse 22, 81675 Munich, Germany e-mail: email@example.com Tel.: +49-89-41402170, Fax: +49-89-41404869
European Journal of Plastic Surgery – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 1, 2004
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