A comprehensive practical guide to all types of nail surgery, including some cosmetic procedures, this is a master-class for those wishing to perform nail surgery, with clear descriptions of each stage involved and of any complications and how to deal with them.

chapter 1|10 pages

Surgical anatomy of the nail apparatus

ByEckart Haneke

chapter 2|5 pages


ByBertrand Richert

chapter 3|8 pages

General considerations

ByBertrand Richert

chapter 4|7 pages

Anesthesia of the nail apparatus

ByBertrand Richert

chapter 5|11 pages

Surgery of the nail plate

ByBertrand Richert

chapter 6|13 pages

Surgery of the proximal nail fold

ByEckart Haneke, Bertrand Richert, Nilton Di Chiacchio

chapter 7|30 pages

Surgery of the nail bed

ByBertrand Richert, Eckart Haneke, Nilton Di Chiacchio

chapter 8|12 pages

Surgery of the lateral nail folds

ByBertrand Richert

chapter 9|6 pages

Surgery of the distal fold

ByBertrand Richert

chapter 10|30 pages

Surgery of the matrix

ByNilton Di Chiacchio, Bertrand Richert, Eckart Haneke

chapter 11|16 pages

Surgery of the whole nail unit

ByEckart Haneke, Bertrand Richert, Nilton Di Chiacchio

chapter 12|16 pages

Surgery of the bony phalanx

ByEckart Haneke, Nilton Di Chiacchio, Bertrand Richert

chapter 13|6 pages

Surgery of the distal interphalangeal joint

ByBertrand Richert

chapter 14|6 pages

Acute trauma of the nail unit

ByEckart Haneke, Bertrand Richert

chapter 15|6 pages

Cosmetic nail surgery for congenital nail abnormalities

ByBertrand Richert