This book is full of operative pearls and details that are not only instructive for the trainee but a refreshing review for those experienced in managing maxillofacial trauma. It is a comprehensive dissertation of facial fracture repair and certainly will be valued by anyone who practices in the repair of facial fractures. -- Amit Dave Bhrany, MD, Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery Buttresses are the basis for reduction and repair of craniomaxillofacial fractures and are essential for determining the optimal location, for placement of reparative plates and screws. Craniomaxillofacial Buttresses: Anatomy and Operative Repair endorses surgical anatomy as a basis for operative intervention.
Special Features: * The first book to bring together experts in the five surgical areas involved in craniomaxillofacial (CMF) reconstruction after trauma: plastic surgery, oculoplastic surgery, otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, ophthalmology, and neurosurgery * Parallels between architecture and CMF anatomy, basic biomechanics, and advanced finite analysis depict the distribution of impact and the modern principles of operative repair * Algorithms and illustrations, by renowned artist William Winn, reinforce a logical sequence of clinical management * Compelling preoperative, intra-operative, and postoperative photographs and supplemental text illustrate exemplary repair From the frontal boss to the lower jaw, this book brings together history, applied surgical anatomy, and operative techniques in the CMF region in a way not seen since the classic by Reed O. Dingman and Paul Natvig in 1964. An educational reference for medical students, residents, fellows, and clinicians, Craniomaxillofacial Buttresses: Anatomy and Operative Repair simplifies board review-and-study.