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Computer-Assisted Planning in Craniofacial Surgery, 1st Edition

Authors :
Amir H Dorafshar & Joseph Lopez & Russell R. Reid
Date of Publication: 02/2024
Recent advances in both scanning instruments and supporting software have made intraoperative 3D imaging a reality in today’s plastic and reconstructive surgery. Computer-Assisted Planning in Craniofacial Surgery provides authoritative, state-o ...view more
Recent advances in both scanning instruments and supporting software have made intraoperative 3D imaging a reality in today’s plastic and reconstructive surgery. Computer-Assisted Planning in Craniofacial Surgery provides authoritative, state-of-the-art information on when and how to apply technologies such as virtual planning, stereolithography, and navigation in the practice of craniofacial surgery. This unique, clinically focused title discusses the history and evolution of current techniques, extensively covers the application of current technologies, and includes multidisciplinary perspectives throughout, providing a comprehensive, holistic view of this important topic.
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Recent advances in both scanning instruments and supporting software have made intraoperative 3D imaging a reality in today’s plastic and reconstructive surgery. Computer-Assisted Planning in Craniofacial Surgery provides authoritative, state-of-the-art information on when and how to apply technologies such as virtual planning, stereolithography, and navigation in the practice of craniofacial surgery. This unique, clinically focused title discusses the history and evolution of current techniques, extensively covers the application of current technologies, and includes multidisciplinary perspectives throughout, providing a comprehensive, holistic view of this important topic.

Key Features
  • Follows a standard format in each chapter: history of the topic, current literature and applications, key steps and techniques of virtual planning and navigation (with video), and pearls/pitfalls shared by a master surgeon with expertise in each particular area.

  • Includes preoperative photographs and postoperative results, radiological and computerized imaging, and clinical photos throughout.

  • Covers potential complications to be aware of in the postoperative period.

  • Offers expert perspectives on computer-assisted planning from surgeons, physicists, engineers, and other industry leaders.

  • An eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud. Additional digital ancillary content may publish up to 6 weeks following the publication date.


Author Information
By Amir H Dorafshar, MBChB, FACS, FAAP, The John W. Curtain, MD, Chair of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Professor of Surgery and Neurological Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois; Joseph Lopez, MD and Russell R. Reid, MD,PhD, Bernard G. Sarnat Professor of Surgery and Craniofacial Research, Director of Cleft and Craniofacial Services, Residency Program Director, Section of Plastic Surgery, The University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Science, Chicago, Illinois