Author Affiliation: Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Peter Neligan, MD, and Fu-Chan Wei, MD, eds, 899 pp, $325, ISBN 978-1-57626-269-6, St Louis, Missouri, Quality Medical Publishing Inc, 2009.
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Microsurgical Reconstruction of the Head and Neck combines high-quality photographs, detailed drawings, and a well written text to provide a review of head and neck reconstruction suitable for both the novice and expert. The editors have selected a group of expert authors who share their knowledge and experience regarding reconstructive techniques and options. The text is 899 pages in length and contains over 1000 illustrations and photographs.
The text is organized into 42 chapters contained in 7 sections. The first 2 sections review the fundamental principles of head and neck cancer therapy and head and neck reconstruction. The third section provides a detailed description of the common free flaps used in the head and neck. Section 4 is organized into chapters describing reconstructive options by region. The last 3 sections include rehabilitation, refinements, and complications, and a section on the future of head and neck reconstruction.
Microsurgical Reconstruction of the Head and Neck. Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2010;12(3):209. doi:10.1001/archfacial.2010.28