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Plastic surgery 

Plastic surgery
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Plastic surgery
Author(s):

Keith G. Allman

, Iain H. Wilson

, and Aidan O’Donnell

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199584048.003.0019
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date: 19 September 2019

Jon Warwick

General principles 514

Breast reduction 518

Breast augmentation 520

Correction of prominent ears 521

Facelift (rhytidectomy)  522

Free flap surgery 524

Liposuction 528

Skin grafting 530

Other plastic surgical procedures 532

Complexity of anaesthesia ranges from the routine to the challenging. Some extensive procedures (e.g. free flap repairs, craniofacial reconstruction) may involve invasive monitoring, extensive blood loss, and postoperative intensive care support....

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