This book covers all aspects of aesthetic breast surgery in an instructive, step-by-step format. The descriptions of procedures are completely up to date, encompassing newly introduced techniques and recent modifications of established techniques. Individual parts of the book are devoted to breast augmentation, mastopexy, and breast reduction. Detailed consideration is also given to risks and complications, with guidance on their avoidance and the treatment of complications. In addition, anatomy, anesthesia, and a range of miscellaneous procedures applicable in specific circumstances are all well covered. The authors are acknowledged experts in their fields who draw on a wealth of experience in describing and illustrating their personally favored techniques. Aesthetic Surgery of the Breast will be an ideal reference for both students (residents and fellows) and practicing cosmetic, plastic, and general surgeons.
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Toma T. Mugea, MD, PhD, is Professor and Chief of the Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery Department in the Medical and Pharmacy Faculty of Oradea Medical University, Oradea, Romania. He is a Consultant in both Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery and General Surgery. Dr. Mugea has long been a leading figure in surgery in Romania. He was Founding General Secretary of the Romanian Society of Aesthetic Surgery, established in 1994, and served as President of the Society from 1998 until 2011, when he was appointed President of Honor. He was also a founding member of the Romanian Society of Microsurgery, Cluj, in 1992 and the Romanian Society of Hand Surgery in 1995. In 2011 Dr. Mugea served as General Secretary of the European Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Societies, and he is also the Romanian delegate at IQUAM and a member of the Quality in Plastic Surgery Subcommittee of IPRAS (International Confederation for Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery). Dr. Mugea is a past Board Director of the International Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and a Member of Honor of the South American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He is the author of more than 60 papers in national and international journals.
Melvin A. Shiffman, MD, JD, FCLM, received his MD from Northwestern University School of Medicine in 1957 and completed his residency in general surgery in 1964 at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Long Beach, California. Since then he has been continuously involved in the practice of oncologic surgery, reconstruction, and cosmetic surgery. In 2002, Dr. Shiffman became Chair of the Section of Surgery at Tustin Hospital and Medical Center and in 2009-10 he served as President of the American College of Legal Medicine. He is Editor Emeritus of the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery, a member of the Scientific Committee of the American Journal of Aesthetic Medicine, and an examiner for the International Board of Cosmetic Surgery. He is also a former Editor-in-Chief of both the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery and the International Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Shiffman is the recipient of many honors and is a Fellow of various colleges and societies. He has published almost 300 articles, authored or edited 34 books, and written more than 140 book chapters.Review:
“The purpose is to broaden the overall understanding of breast surgery and highlight specific techniques that are tried and true. ... There is something in this book for all who are concerned with or interested in breast surgery. ... Both novice and senior breast surgeons will find something of use here. ... this book will serve those who are interested in breast surgery. It is an excellent complement to the plethora of breast surgery atlases and books already available.” (Jeffrey S. Rosenthal, Doody's Book Reviews, July, 2015)
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Book Description Springer, 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: NEW. 9783662523551 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE01155707