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October 1980

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Face and Neck; Proceedings of the Second International Symposium

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San Francisco


edited by G. A. Sisson and M. E. Tardy, with illus, New York, Grune & Stratton Inc, 1977.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1980;106(10):656. doi:10.1001/archotol.1980.00790340064023

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This two-volume set is a compilation of the reports presented at the Second International Symposium on Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Face and Neck, held in Chicago in 1975. As the presentations were divided into "aesthetic" and "rehabilitative," so also are the two volumes titled.

Volume 1, Aesthetic Surgery, is composed of 229 pages, over half of which deal with rhinoplasty. This section begins with two excellent panel discussions of rhinoplasty in which experts give their analyses and corrective techniques for problem noses. Fourteen individual reports then deal with specific techniques and problem areas, such as maintaining nasal tip projection, surgery of the aging nose, and the cleft-lip nose. This section, like the rest of the book, is profusely and clearly illustrated.

The second section in volume 1 includes eight papers dealing with face lift and associated procedures, and a panel on the aging face. Another section deals with

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