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Fundamental Techniques of Plastic Surgery and Their Surgical Applications

DAVID W. FURNAS, MD
Arch Surg. 1974;109(3):459. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1974.01360030111035.
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Only a frugal Scot could have written this fifth edition of the world's best-selling book on plastic surgery in only 300 pages. This fifth edition is worthy of a case report, being one of the few instances where five repeated operations by an author on his loved one have met with unmitigated success.

Report of a Case  This 13-year-old, spare but wiry, intelligent, British-born volume has traveled worldwide. It acquired the slightest North American veneer over the years, mostly from trying to help North Americans work with their own equipment. Speech, however, is unmistakably crisp Queen's English, despite origin north of Hadrian's wall.The book dedicates itself to a singular mission: to hammer the most elementary (and the most important) of reconstructive surgery's fundamentals into the beginning surgeon, whether he be student, resident, or even nonsurgical physician faced with responsibility for primary wound care. Fundamental Techniques of Surgery and Their

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