edited by Robert M. Goldwin and Mimis N. Cohen, 1212 pp, $239, ISBN
0-781-7181-98, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, Pa, 2001.
With the new millennium comes an update (16 years years after the last
edition and 28 after the first) to the only comprehensive text describing
the unpleasant reality of complications resulting from plastic and reconstructive
This well-organized text is divided into sections such as "Legal Issues,"
"General Problems," "Head & Neck," and "Cosmetic Surgery." Highlighting
this text are chapters written by well-known experts in various fields, including
Burton Brent (auricular reconstruction), Paul Manson (facial fractures), and
Mark Constantian (closed rhinoplasty), to name a few. Furthermore, each chapter
is followed by a discussion, written by another experienced surgeon in the
field. This refreshing approach provides a review, highlight, and counterpoint
to each chapter that adds to the value of the textbook.
The Unfavorable Result in Plastic Surgery: Avoidance and Treatment, 3rd ed. Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2002;4(1):56. doi: