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Key Notes on Plastic Surgery, 2nd Edition

Key Notes on Plastic Surgery, 2nd Edition

Adrian Richards, Hywel Dafydd

ISBN: 978-1-444-33434-0

Dec 2014, Wiley-Blackwell

640 pages

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This is the new edition of the concise but comprehensive handbook that should be owned by all surgical trainees specialising in plastic surgery. Taking a pithy systematic approach, Key Notes on Plastic Surgery offers the latest developments within the field in bullet point form and includes key papers for viva voces. It is informed by the current FRCS (Plast) curriculum, making it ideal preparation for the UK exit examination or equivalent international board exam.


Key features

  • Fully covers the entire scope of plastic surgery
  • Clearly divided into 10 sections with logical subheadings for easy fact-finding
  • Acts as an adjunct to the established longer texts
  • Brand new chapter on ethics and the law – a compulsory component of the oral examination
  • Illustrations outlining key surgical procedures and relevant anatomy


Fully revised to include all the latest clinical guidelines, Key Notes on Plastic Surgery is the perfect rapid reference tool for trainees in plastic surgery and dermatologic surgery who require quick, accurate answers.

Foreword iv

Preface v

Dedications vi

Acknowledgements vi

Abbreviations vii

1 General Principles 1

2 Skin and Soft Tissue Lesions 80

3 The Head and Neck 133

4 The Breast and Chest Wall 264

5 The Upper Limb 309

6 The Lower Limb 422

7 The Trunk and Urogenital System 459

8 Burns 490

9 Aesthetic Surgery 530

10 Ethics, the Law and Statistics 591

Index 605