The Scar Book: Formation, Mitigation, Rehabilitation and Prevention, 1st Edition

  • Andrew C. Krakowski
  • Peter R. Shumaker
  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 1496384814
  • ISBN-13: 9781496384812
  • DDC: 617.1
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released March 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Scarring and fibrosis affect millions of people worldwide, and can be devastating both physically and psychologically, whether they result from major trauma such as burns or common conditions such as acne. Put today’s most advanced clinical approaches to work for your patients with this book! A multidisciplinary team of leading world experts presents the state of the art in scar pathophysiology and treatment, breaking down the barriers between medical disciplines to provide unprecedented holistic guidance.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: A Historical Perspective on Scar Management.
2: The Global Impact of Scars.
3: Medical Conditions Associated with Scarring and Fibrosis.
4: Scars and Scar Management: Ethical Considerations.
5: Scar Histopathology and Morphologic Classification.
6: The Cellular and Molecular Basis of Scarring: The Paradigm of Hypertrophic Scarring After Thermal Injury.
7: The Biomechanics of Scar Formation.
8: An Approach to Scar Mitigation.
9: Optimizing Wound Healing and Scar Formation.
10: Medical Management of Scars.
11: Neurobiology of Scars: Managing Pain and Itch.
12: Surgical Scar Revision.
13: Lasers and Light Devices in Scar Management.
14: Laser-Assisted Delivery of Therapeutic Agents.
15: Fat Grafting for Scar Treatment.
16: Multimodal Scar Management.
17: Atrophic Scar Management.
18: Scar Management in Skin of Color.
19: Rehabilitative Burn Scar Management.
20: Scar Camouflage.
21: Medical Tattooing.
22: A Pediatric Perspective.
23: A Perspective from Military Medicine.
24: Recovery and Reintegration After Burn Injury.
25: Integrating Scar Management into Clinical Practice.
26: Scar Treatment, Restoration, and Prevention—Beyond the Horizon?.
27: Fetal Wound Healing.
28: Clinical Scar Research: Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment of Hypertrophic Burn Scars.