The Know-How of Face Transplantation

  • Maria Z.¬†Siemionow

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Preclinical Aspects of Face Transplantation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Maria Z. Siemionow, Erhan Sonmez
      Pages 3-10
    3. Maria Z. Siemionow, Bahar Bassiri Gharb, Antonio Rampazzo
      Pages 11-23
    4. Aleksandra Klimczak, Maria Z. Siemionow
      Pages 25-40
    5. Maria Z. Siemionow, Fatih Zor
      Pages 41-53
    6. Eduardo D. Rodriguez, Gerhard S. Mundinger, Rolf N. Barth, Helen G. Hui-Chou, Steven T. Shipley, Luke S. Jones et al.
      Pages 63-71
    7. Chad R. Gordon, Maria Z. Siemionow
      Pages 73-79
  3. Clinical Aspects in Preparation for Face Transplantation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Jacek B. Cywinski, D. John Doyle, Krzysztof Kusza
      Pages 95-102
    3. Lawrence J. Gottlieb, Russell R. Reid
      Pages 119-130
    4. George J. Agich
      Pages 131-138
    5. Kathy L. Coffman, Chad R. Gordon, Maria Z. Siemionow
      Pages 139-149
    6. Pamela L. Dixon, Xiaoming Zhang, Mathieu Domalain, Ann Marie Flores, Vernon W.-H. Lin
      Pages 151-172
    7. Michael L. Huband
      Pages 173-179
  4. Monitoring Aspects of Face Transplantation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-181
    2. Medhat Askar
      Pages 183-192

About this book


The book is laid out in 6 sections:

1. Preclinical Approaches to Face Transplantation

2. Clinical Aspects in Preparation to Face Transplantation in Humans

3. Approval Process of Face Transplantation in Humans

4. Social and Public Relations in Face Transplantation

5. World Experience with Face Transplantation in Humans

6. Future Directions in Face Transplantation

This book spans the entire process of a face transplantation, from detailing the anatomy of the face to considering the social and ethical challenges of the procedure. This rigorous presentation of face transplantation also includes the anesthesia involved, the role of Institutional Review Boards in approving the operation, the financial aspects and media response. Since the authorship is international, the book considers the different perspectives, approaches and responses from across the world.


Face Transplant Surgery

Editors and affiliations

  • Maria Z.¬†Siemionow
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. Plastic Surgery A/60Cleveland Clinic FoundationClevelandUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-0-85729-252-0
  • Online ISBN 978-0-85729-253-7
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