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Canniesburn: 50 years at the forefront of plastic surgery

Past and present colleagues and friends recently celebrated 50 years of the Canniesburn Plastic Surgery Unit, with scientific meetings held at The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Glasgow. Friendships were renewed and memories of being part of the...

A Timeline of Plastic Surgery

Where did the name ‘plastic’ surgery come from? It is probable that the first use of the term was by the German von Graefe in his book Rhinoplastik published in 1818. The intention was to describe the moulding of tissue...

Revision facial plastic surgery

This is a timely publication to address some of the contemporary issues we face in dealing with poor results, or remediating results of others. No one escapes dissatisfactory outcomes. Lower lid rejuvenation is no longer a surgical manipulation of the...

Fundamental Topics in Plastic Surgery

The format of the book is sectioned into topics not too dissimilar to most commonplace recommended plastic surgery textbooks, including principles (wound healing, negative pressure therapy, local anesthetics, fat grafting) and techniques (suturing, flaps, tissue expansion, microsurgery, facial trauma and...

Imaging for Plastic Surgery

To the best of my knowledge and after an extensive online search, I was unable to find any other textbooks that so extensively tackle the subject of medical imaging as it relates to plastic surgery in general and certainly none...

Medicinal leech therapy in plastic surgery

The medicinal leech (Hirudo medicinalis) has played a role in treating illness for over 3500 years [1]. It has survived rapid paradigm shifts in medical sciences and knowledge. In Ancient Rome, the use of leeches for bloodletting was propagated by...

Training in Facial Plastic Surgery in the UK

Following the Keogh report earlier this year into the quality of cosmetic surgery in the UK, surgical training into cosmetic surgery is high on the agenda. A Cosmetic Surgery Interspecialty Committee at the Royal College of Surgeons will be discussing...

The Business of Plastic Surgery, 2nd Edition

This is a valuable insight into running a successful business, provided by American experts in plastic surgery. The book is aimed at an audience from across the pond so much of it is directly targeted to their medical school and...

Ethnic Considerations in Facial Plastic Surgery

If you are struggling to address the wide variety of ethnic considerations in your multi-ethnic patient population you could consider a world tour of expert centres, although your carbon footprint might not look smart and your Amex may be burdened....

Essentials of Plastic Surgery: Q&A Companion

This excellent second edition of Q&A Companion of the very well-established Essentials of Plastic Surgery by Dr Jeffrey Janis provides a complete and detailed overview of the entire plastic surgery syllabus. All material is up-to-date and has been written as...

Principles & Practice of Pediatric Plastic Surgery

The evolution of knowledge and practice within paediatric plastic surgery has undergone much advancement over recent years. This textbook beautifully takes the reader through not only these more recent advances and techniques but also explains the fundamental principles underlying key...

Essentials of Plastic Surgery: Q+A Companion

Designed as a companion to the popular Essentials of Plastic Surgery, this is a compact and portable paperback, also available as an ebook. It is divided into seven sections (102 chapters) to mirror exactly the layout of its parent book,...