Elsevier introduces 'Aesthetic Plastic Surgery'

October 27, 2009

Philadelphia, PA, 27 October 2009 - Elsevier, the world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, proudly announced the release of a brand-new single volume comprehensive book on contemporary aesthetic plastic surgery.

Drs. Aston, Steinbrech and Walden, renowned plastic surgeons in New York share their trade secrets of aesthetic plastic surgery in a procedure-oriented and illustrated reference, "Aesthetic Plastic Surgery". Along with leading international contributors, they present today's most comprehensive in-depth view of the current state of aesthetic plastic surgery.

"We've showcased the most successful aesthetic surgery procedures that we, as well as our contributing authors, use on an almost daily basis," said Dr. Sherrell Aston, MD. "The information will be useful to you regardless of whether you are an experienced surgeon or just beginning your practice."

This reference brings to the table the masterful expertise needed to achieve the desired outcomes for every cosmetic surgery procedure, including the MACS lift, endoscopic mid- and lower face rejuvenation, lid/cheek blending along the tear trough, cohesive gel breast augmentation, lipoabdominoplasty, injectables such as Botox, Radiesse, Restylane, Sculptra, nonsurgical ultrasonic fat reduction, suture suspension threadlifts, and many more.

"This comprehensive text is procedurally-oriented, and lavishly illustrated and provides stepwise guidance to techniques," commented Sue Hodgson, Publishing Director for Global Medicine at Elsevier. "All of the major contemporary procedures in aesthetic plastic surgery are covered and described by the experts in the field. It is a resource no surgeon who performs aesthetic procedures can afford to be without."

The three editors are: "Aesthetic Plastic Surgery", (found at www.us.elsevierhealth.com) features a bonus DVD and comes with access to the full text online, downloadable images and procedural videos at Elsevier's Expert Consult web site (www.expertconsult.com).
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Notes to Editors:

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery - Aesthetic Plastic Surgery with DVD - Expert Consult is 946 pages in length and contains approximately 1600 full-color illustrations. Dr Aston, Dr Steinbrech and Dr Walden may be reached for interviews by contacting Tom Reller at T.reller@elsevier.com. For review copies, please contact Radha Mawrie at r.mawrie@elsevier.com or at 215.239.3514.

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including the Lancet (www.thelancet.com) and Cell (www.cell.com), and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions include ScienceDirect (www.sciencedirect.com), Scopus (www.scopus.com), Reaxys (www.reaxys.com), MD Consult (www.mdconsult.com) and Nursing Consult (www.nursingconsult.com), which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, and the SciVal suite (www.scival.com) and MEDai's Pinpoint Review (www.medai.com), which help research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.

A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier (www.elsevier.com) employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC (www.reedelsevier.com), a world-leading publisher and information provider. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).

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