Short Notes in Plastic Surgery


Chapter 1: The Nature of Plastic Surgery

Chapter 2: Skin Grafting general principles

Chapter 3: Skin Grafting

Chapter 4: Split Skin Grafts

Chapter 5: Split Skin grafting for Surgically created defects

Chapter 6: Skin grafting on granulating wounds

Chapter 6A: Hair Restoration for Male Pattern Baldness

Chapter 6B: Vacuum Assisted Closure

Chapter 6C: Fat Grafts

Chapter 7: The use of cartilage in plastic surgery

Chapter 8: Bone and bone grafts

Chapter 9: Wound healing and scars

Chapter 10:  Repair of Tendons

Chapter 11:  Peripheral Nerves

Chapter 12: Flaps: General Prinicples

Chapter 13:  Flaps are a vascular network

Chapter 13A:  Venous Flaps

Chapter 14:  The how and why of flap failure

Chapter 15a:  Treatment of Wounds – Repair and Reconstruction (Part 1)

Chapter 15b: Treatment of Wounds – Repair and Reconstruction (Part 2)

Chapter 16: Chronic Venous Ulcers of the Lower Leg

Chapter 17: Pressure Sores

Chapter 18: Burns Part 1: General

Chapter 18: Burns Part 2: Early Excision of the Burn Wound

Chapter 18: Burns Part 3: Rehabilitation and Reconstruction

Chapter 18: Burns Part 4: Electrical Injury / Burns

Chapter 19: Tissue Expansion

Chapter 20: Surgery Under Magnification: Microsurgery/Microvascular Surgery

Chapter 20A: Microsurgery of the Lymphatic System and Lymphedema

Chapter 21: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Mapping of body water

Chapter 22: CT (Computerised Tomography) Scan

Chapter 23: Ultrasound

Chapter 24: Craniofacial Anomalies / Craniofacial Surgery

Chapter 25: Pathophysiological changes due to (severe) craniofacial anomalies

Chapter 26: Anesthesia Considerations for Craniofacial Surgery 

Chapter 27: Basic Principles in the Surgical Treatment of Craniofacial Anomalies (CFA) 

Chapter 28: Hypertelorism

Chapter 29: Craniofacial Clefts

Chapter 30: Principles of Surgical Treatment of Craniofacial Clefts

Chapter 31: Ptosis (Blepharoptosis)

Chapter 32: Fractures of the Zygoma

Chapter 33: Blowout Fracture of the Orbit

Chapter 34: Fractures of the Nasal Skeleton

Chapter 35: Treatment of the Post-Traumatic deformities of the Nasal Skeleton

Chapter 36: Fractures of the Maxilla

Chapter 37: Fractures of the Mandible

Chapter 38: Management of Oral Sub-Mucuos Fibrosis (OSMF) with Trismus

Chapter 39: Ankylosis of the Temporo-Mandibular Joint/joints (TMJ)

Chapter 40: Surgery of the Parotid Gland

Chapter 41: Congenital Abnormalities of the Ear (Microtia)

Chapter 42: Reconstruction of a Microtic Ear, an Outline

Chapter 43: Microtia continued: A useful kit to practice carving

Chapter 44: Surgical Technique – Microtia Standard Case Report

Chapter 45: Problems in Reconstruction in cases of Microtia and the Case for a Prosthetic Ear

Chapter 46: Deformities of the Ear other than Microtia, Acquired Defects and a note on the temporal fascia flap

Chapter 46A: Otoplasty: Surgical Technique to Correct Prominent Ears

Chapter 47: Essays on Aesthetic Surgery

Chapter 48: The Drooping Brow and Browlift

Chapter 49: Blepharochalasis, the Ageing Eyelid, Blepharoplasty

Chapter 50: The Aging of the Face and the Neck (Facelift)

Chapter 50A: Facial Feminization Surgery: Experience Gained After 200 Consecutive Patients

Chapter 51: Cleft Lip and Palate, Embryology and Classification

Chapter 52: The Surgical Principles of Treatment of a Cleft Lip (unilateral)

Chapter 53: The Nose, The Alveolar Arch and the Anterior Bony Palate in the Unilateral Cleft (incomplete and complete)

Chapter 54: The Surgical Treatment of Cleft Palate

Chapter 55: Cleft Palate and Speech

Chapter 56: Orthodontics for Children with Clefts

Chapter 57: Orthognathic Surgery and Surgical Distraction for Deformities in Clefts of the Lip and Palate

Chapter 58: Major Reconstructive Surgery Following Excision of Malignant Tumors of the Head, Face and the Neck: The Indian Experience

Chapter 59: Understanding Flaps based on Perforators

Chapter 60: Understanding flaps based on Perforators (Vasculosomes)

Chapter 61: The Surgical Treatment of Facial Paralysis

Chapter 62: Congenital Torticollis (sternomastoid tumour)

Chapter 63: Gynecomastia

Chapter 63A: The Inverted Nipple of the Female Breast

Chapter 64: Postmastectomy Reconstruction of the Breast

Chapter 65: Compressive Neuropathy of the Peripheral Nerves in the Upper Limb: General Information

Chapter 66: Compression Neuropathy of the Median Nerves in the Upper Arm

Chapter 67: Compressive Neuropathy of the Ulnar Nerve

Chapter 68: Compressive Neuropathy of the Radial Nerve

Chapter 69: Injuries of the Brachial Plexus

Chapter 70: Treatment Strategies in Cases of Pan-plexal Avulsion Injuries of the Plexus

Chapter 70A: Topography of Nerves

Chapter 70B: Brachial Plexus Block for Injuries to the Upper Extremities

Chapter 71: Upper Brachial Plexus Palsy

Chapter 72: Injuries of the Lower Brachial Plexus C8 T1

Chapter 73: Hypospadias

Chapter 74: The anatomical basis of treatment for the effects of total Injuries to brachial plexus which appear for treatment more than one year after the original injury

Chapter 75: General principles of skin cover for defects in the lower leg

Chapter 76: Pictorial Atlas of Local Flaps in the Lower Leg

Chapter 77: Lasers

Chapter 78: Lasers – Clinical Applications

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