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Korrektive Nasen- und Ohrenplastik (52 pp., 50 Abb, 21 Tafeln).
. Hdb. speziellen Chir. Ohres u.d. oberen Luftwege, 1/2. - Hrsg. v. Ludwig Katz, Hermann Preysing & Felix Blumenfeld. - Würzburg, Verlag von Kurt Kabitsch, 1912, Gr.8°, (6), 481 pp., 456 Abb., 46 Taf., orig. Halbledereinband.. First Edition of the FIRST MAJOR CONTRIBUTION BY "THE FATHER OF MODERN RHINOPLASTIC SURGERY". G.Aufricht - This contribution marks the establishing of modern rhinoplastic by Jacques Joseph. He "began originally as an orthopedic surgeon, but soon he became involved with the reducution of large, protruding ears. Apparently the rumor of his successful operation spread around, and one day a male patient appeared in his office, asking to have his unshapely large nose reduced. Joseph describes the psychologic effect of the conspicuous nose and makes the fundamental observation that the patient 'is happy to move around unnoticed'. He named this first operation "Rhinomiosis". He liked to coin technical terms, usually Greek and Latin (e.g. "Rhinomiosis" for nasal reconstruction, "Melomioplastik" for a face lift, or "Metopo-mioplastik" for wrinkles and frowns of the forehead). The day before his first operation Joseph tried it on a cadaver. He was extremely thorough, and his analytical approach manifested itself in the exact nose measurements, made before and after operation. I always admired this exactness when he fashioned a skin flap. He would measure the defect and flap from every angle, and carefully study the effect of turning the pedicle. The flap fitted perfectly; it never had to be streched to make up for shortage. His sense of form was that of an artist, I have never seen a better total nasal reconstruction, whether from the forehead or arm, than Joseph's. - Joseph had an ingenious and constructive mind and devised many instruments, some of them obsolete today. He had practically a special instrument for every step of a rhinoplasty. He also devised, for "aseptic" suturing, a horeshoe-shaped doublepronged forceps. It was to thread the suture material without touching either needle or the thread. He gave this method the fancy name "Apodactyle suture" (fingerless suture). This was to prevent stitch infections. Joseph did not use gloves, only three rubber fingers on each hand. He considererd the sense of touch important in endonasal plastic work. He did not wear cap or mask. Nevertheless, he observed accurate aseptic technique and had few complications. This was due to his extreme care and gentleness in handling tissues; he called it "biologic sense". Joseph amassed a vast experience which he crystallized into definite methods. No operative step was ever haphazard, nor without careful consideration. cf. Gustave Aufricht in McDowell, Source book of plastic surgery² - Further content of this important volume: Pieniazek: Behandlung der Stenosen. Von Pieniazek. - Kosmetische Operationen - Port, G.: Prothesen; Stein, Alber E.: Die Paraffintherapie; Bockenheimer, Ph.: Plastische Operationen. Kuttner, A.: Die Röntgendiagnostik bei Erkrankungen der Nebenhöhlen, der Hypophysis der Zähne und der Ohren. Meyer, Edmund: Die phlegmonösen Entzündungen der oberen Luftwege. Kissling: Septischen Erkrankungen. - Natvig 22 - Plastic wedge strut for bulldog noses.
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