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Surgical Techniques for Cutaneous Scar Revision

1st Edition

Edited by Marwali Harahap

CRC Press

504 pages

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Contains over 500 detailed photographs, drawings and tables that illustrate and clarify operative techniques in step-by-step detail!

This detailed reference supplies the latest and most comprehensive information available on new and innovative methods and techniques of cutaneous scar revision and removal.

Written by more than 40 contributors

Table of Contents

Basic Considerations

Wound Healing and Scar Formation

Azim J. Khan and Brian Cook

Biomechanical Properties of Skin

Maurice Morad Khosh and Wayne F. Larrabee, Jr.

Prognosis for Facial Scarring

David B. Hom and Rick M. Odland

Cultural and Psychological Aspects of Patients with Scars

Emiliano Panconesi and Giuseppe Hautmann

Prevention of Unsatisfactory Scarring

Michel McDonald and Thomas Stasko

Scar Revision

Scar Analysis and Treatment Selection: The Geo-Topographic Approach

Timothy J. Rosio and Marwali Harahap

Resurfacing Techniques


George J. Hruza

Laminar Dermal Reticulotomy

Harold E. Pierce

Scalpel Sculpting

Stephen N. Snow and Howard A. Oriba

Laser Revision of Scars

Tina S. Alster

Cryosurgical Treatment

Christos C. Zouboulis and Constantin E. Orfanos

Elevation Techniques


Larry E. Millikan

Subcutaneous Incisionless (Subcision) Surgery for the Correction of Depressed Scars and Wrinkles

David Scott Orentreich and Norman Orentreich

Punch Transplant Technique for Pitted Scars

Edmond I. Griffin

Recollagenation of Acne Scars

Steven Burres

Dermal Overgrafting

Abdel-Fattah M. A. Abdel-Fattah

Autologous Fat and Dermal Grafting for the Correction of Facial Scars

Greg J. Goodman

The Overlap Technique

Marwali Harahap and M. Reza Perkasa Marwali

Excision Techniques

Fusiform Excision and Serial Excisions

Eckart Haneke

Irregularization Techniques

The Z-Plasty Technique

Hisakazu Seno, Akira Yanai, and Shinichi Hirabayashi

The W-Plasty Technique

Takuya Onizuka and Fumio Ohkubo

The Geometric Broken-Line Technique

Terence M. Davidson and Drew M. Horlbeck

Other Techniques

Topical Silicone Gel Sheeting

Michael H. Gold

Surgical Excision, Radiotherapy, and Intralesional Steroids

John C. Murray, Mitchell S. Anscher, Aaron J. Mayberry, and L. Scott Levin


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Dermatology
MEDICAL / Surgery / General