Imaging for Plastic Surgery – eBook

eBook Details

  • Authors: Luca Saba, Warren M. Rozen, Alberto Alonso-Burgos, Diego Ribuffo
  • File Size: 39 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 894 pages
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication Date: October 9, 2018
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1466551119, 1138747548
  • ISBN-13: 9781466551114, 9781138747548


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About The Author

Alberto Alonso-Burgos

Diego Ribuffo

Luca Saba

Warren M. Rozen

Preoperative imaging is increasingly being approved for preoperative planning in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Accurate preoperative analysis can lessen the length of operations and optimize the surgical design and dissection techniques.

Imaging for Plastic Surgery (PDF) includes the techniques, applications, and potentialities of medical imaging technology in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Offering state-of-the-art research on developing imaging modalities, this pioneering text:

  • Shows the added value of imaging in different clinical scenarios
  • Recognizes the strengths and weaknesses of all available imaging modalities
  • Addresses imaging principles of the face, neck, head, breast, trunk, and extremities
  • Offers a practical introduction to imaging modalities that can be used in preoperative planning

Including contributions from world-class experts in the field, Imaging for Plastic Surgery is an essential imaging resource for surgeons, radiologists, and patient care professionals.


A captivating journey through the most innovative and latest imaging procedures that recognize relevant underlying structures of human anatomy, vital for the planning and execution of successful surgery.” ― Jeffrey S. Rosenthal, MD (Bridgeport Hospital)

To the best of my knowledge and after a broad online search, I was unable to find any other textbooks that so comprehensively tackle the subject of medical imaging as it associates to plastic surgery in general and definitely none that include it in such breadth and in such detail. I found it to be very enlightening, and I believe it adequately fills an apparent gap in the plastic surgery library for use by consultants and trainees alike.” ― Patrick Addison, Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Edinburgh, UK, The PMFA Journal, volume 3, issue 3

Consultants and registrars alike will find this ebook an outstanding reference text to learn more about the radiographic tests we order and to ensure we are up to date with the new technologies now presented by our colleagues. Technology is quickly expanding, and new imaging techniques let us to obtain a much better preoperative assessment for the planning of the operative procedure. This text clearly describes the roles of these newer tests and [defines] which [tests] are the most suitable to be ordered.” ― Patricia Terrill, Peninsula Health, Frankston, Victoria, Australia

“… collects all necessary information on the added value that each imaging modality can offer in most clinical situations found in plastic and reconstructive surgery. … Beginning with an introduction to imaging modalities that can be used during preoperative planning of plastic and reconstructive surgery, the ebook further comprises sections that compile the basics of imaging for the reconstruction of the face, head and neck, abdomen, breast, and upper and lower extremities. … Imaging for Plastic Surgery has the ability to engage not only plastic surgeons but also professionals that actively participate in inpatient care. This can easily be the guidebook of many plastic surgery and radiology residents, in which they will be able to find all essential information about what imaging can add to their next surgery. … Imaging for Plastic Surgery goes beyond the customary use of imaging in medicine and deals with a fresh clinical application of non-invasive imaging in the surgical field. Image-based accurate preoperative assessment of possible surgical strategies and techniques will undoubtedly result in better patient outcomes and maximization of resources. This ebook comprises essential knowledge about what every available imaging modality can offer and highlights their strengths and weaknesses. Moreover, most relevant principles comprehending imaging and surgical procedures are thoroughly offered in this ebook. Readers will find in Imaging for Plastic Surgery a clear path to follow when bearing in mind the potential benefit of using imaging techniques for preoperative planning of nearly every surgical procedure in the field of reconstructive and plastic surgery.” ― Gorka Bastarrika, University of Toronto and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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