Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom
By:Lin, Samuel; Hijjawi, John;
Pub Date:June 17th 2016
Format:Paperback 1088 pages
ISBN:0071832017 / 9780071832014
Your Price:$129.00 ADD TO CART
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This powerful, results-oriented study guide delivers everything you need to improve knowledge, confidence, and recall. Featuring a rigorous quick-hit Q&A presentation consisting of short clinical questions with concise answers, this is truly your most effective weapon when preparing for plastic and reconstructive surgery in-training and board exams.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Board Review: Pearls of Wisdom delivers more than 90 chapters covering the most commonly tested topics on exams. A team of renowned contributors provides you with the most up-to-date content across a variety of plastic and reconstructive topics. By reviewing one topic at a time, you can quickly and easily identify your areas of strength and weakness.  The quick-hit format distills key facts and clinical pearls which are essential to exam success. This high-yield review is the perfect complement to larger texts and delivers an intense streamlined review in the days and weeks prior to the exam.


·        6,400+ rapid-fire questions cover the core competencies on the plastic surgery board exam

·        NEW CHAPTERS on cutting-edge topics such as Surgical Management of Migraine Headaches and Radiation Therapy and Breast Reduction

·        NEW FULL-COLOR INSERT containing thirty images

·        Chapters thoroughly revised to reflect the latest breakthroughs and advances

·        Completely updated to include high-yield topics found on the in-training examination and written boards



BULL'S-EYE HITS on plastic surgery board exam topics - the meaningful and the frequently tested

TOOLS TO IMPRINT YOUR MEMORY - pearls, drills, mnemonics, visual imagery, and other tested learning aids

RAPID-FIRE Q&A PRESENTATION that maximizes your study time

NO CONFUSING WRONG ANSWERS to clutter your memory


Table of contents

1. Strategies for Studying
2. History of Plastic Surgery
3. Periorbital Region
4. Blepharoplasty
5. Chemodenervation (Botulinum Toxin Type A [BoNT-A])
6. Brow Lift
7. Face-Lift (Rhytidectomy)
8. Otoplasty
9. Rhinoplasty
10. Skin Resurfacing
11. Chemical Peels
12. Alloplastic Augmentation of the Facial Skeleton
13. Lasers
14. Injectable Fillers
15. Hair Removal/Hair Transplantation
16. Body Contouring
17. Suction Lipectomy
18. Breast Anatomy/Embryology
19. Breast Augmentation
20. Breast Implant Efficacy and Safety
21. Breast Cancer
22. Expander-Implant and Nipple-Areolar Reconstruction
23. Breast Reconstruction: Autogenous Tissue
24. Breast Reconstruction: Alternative Flaps
25. Breast Reconstruction: Microsurgery
26. Gynecomastia
27. Nipple-Areolar Reconstruction
28. Breast Reduction and Mastoplexy
29. Hand Anatomy/Embryology
30. Anesthesia
31. Hand Tumors
32. Infections of the Hand
33. Dupuytren Contracture
34. Nerve Compression Syndromes
35. Fractures/Dislocations
36. Tendon Injuries
37. The Perionychium
38. Rheumatoid Hand
39. Obstetrical Brachial Plexus Injuries
40. Brachial Plexus
41. Tendon Transfers
42. Wrist Kinematics
43. Replantation
44. Toe-to-Hand Transfer
45. Nerve Injury/Repair
46. Facial Trauma
47. Facial Nerve Anatomy and Paralysis
48. Facial Paralysis: Static and Dynamic Treatment
49. Head and Neck Embryology
50. Heal and Neck Cancer
51. Salivary Gland Tumors
52. Head and Neck Reconstruction
53. Dental Anatomy and Occlusion
54. Local and Regional Flaps for Head and Neck Reconstruction
55. Benign Skin Lesions
56. Malignant Skin Lesions
57. Melanoma
58. Craniofacial Syndromes
59. Craniosynostosis
60. Cleft Lip and Palate
61. Valopharyngeal Incompetence/Insufficiency (VIP)
62. Pharyngoplasty/Pharyngeal Flaps/Speech Therapy
63. Distraction Osteogenesis
64. Orthognathic Surgery
65. Congenital Ear Deformities
66. Congenital Nevi/Tissue Explansion
67. Congenital Breast
68. Congenital Hand Surgery
69. Hemangiomas
70. Vascular Anomalies
71. Wound Healing/Keloids
72. Principles of Skin Grafting
73. Basics of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
74. Flaps
75. Microsurgery
76. Perforator Flaps
77. Burn Care
78. Ear Reconstruction
79. Aesthetic and Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
80. Nasal Reconstruction
81. Mandibular Reconstruction
82. Scalp and Calvarial Reconstruction
83. Lip Reconstruction
84. Tongue Reconstruction
85. Chest and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
86. Lymphedema
87. Sternal Wound Reconstruction
88. Lower Extremity Reconstruction - Soft Tissue Concepts
89. Lower Extremity Reconstruction - Orthopedic Concepts
90. Genitourinary Reconstruction
91. Pressure Sores
92. Basic Statistical Methods
93. High-Yield Questions/Answers


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