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Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

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REGIONAL INCIDENCE OF AND RECONSTRUCTIVE MANAGEMENT PATTERNS IN MELANOMA AND NON-MELANOMA SKIN CANCER OF THE HEAD AND NECK: A 3 YEAR ANALYSIS IN THE INPATIENT SETTING

The current literature is limited with regards to trends for inpatient head and neck skin cancer reconstruction. Rather, studies have...

PREVENTION OF VENOUS REFLUX WITH FULL UTILIZATION OF VENOPLASTY IN LYMPHATICOVENULAR ANASTOMOSIS

Intraoperative retrograde blood flow from the vein to the lymphatic vessels in a lymphaticovenular anastomosis for lower extremity...

 
 
 

TWO-STAGE PROSTHETIC BREAST RECONSTRUCTION WITH LATISSIMUS FLAP: PREPECTORAL VERSUS SUBPECTORAL APPROACH

Latissimus flap with prosthetic breast reconstruction after mastectomy is an established method, particularly in patients who have...

RESPONSE TO: LETTER TO THE EDITOR: WASTED RESEARCH TIME AND ITS IMPACT ON TRAINING IN PLASTIC SURGERY

We thank Ryan et al 1 for their interest in our paper. The main thrust of their argument relates to the fact that experience in research...

 
 
 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: WASTED RESEARCH TIME AND ITS IMPACT ON TRAINING IN PLASTIC SURGERY

We enjoyed the recent correspondence describing research waste.1 The authors report a survey of trainees exploring their experience...

OBITUARY FOR PAUL TOWNSEND PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGEON

Paul Leslie Gordon Townsend

 
 
 

INDOCYANINE GREEN LYMPHOGRAPHY CAN BE FALSELY NEGATIVE IN EARLY EXTREMITY LYMPHEDEMA

Indocyanine green lymphography is the new gold standard for diagnosis of lymphedema. With sensitivity and specificity superior to those...

USE OF FREE SENSATE SCIA FLAP FOR RECONSTRUCTION OF DISTAL LIMB DEFECTS OF MODERATE SIZE

Recent attempts have been made to direct the sensory neurotization of free superficial circumflex iliac artery flaps. However, donor...

 
 
 

LETTER COMMENTS ON THE JPRAS PAPER: TRAINING AND MENTORSHIP IN PLASTIC SURGERY: LESSONS FROM MUSICAL TRAINING

We enjoyed the article by Nikkhah and Rawlins on training and mentorship in plastic surgery.1 It made us reflect on the parallels between...

STUDY OF LYMPH NODE VASCULAR RELATIONSHIPS OF THE INFERIOR EPIGASTRIC VEINS: THE SOLVE ANATOMICAL STUDY

Tissue surrounding the superficial inferior epigastric vein can be harvested for vascularised lymph node transfer for treatment of...

 
 
 

BODY MASS INDEX AND ABDOMINAL WALL THICKNESS CORRELATE WITH PERFORATOR CALIBER IN FREE ABDOMINAL TISSUE TRANSFER FOR BREAST RECONSTRUCTION

The aim of the study was to investigate the relationship between the BMI and abdominal wall thickness as opposed to diameter of the...

PREDICTION OF LATE ENOPHTHALMOS USING QUANTITATIVE MEASURES IN ISOLATED MEDIAL ORBITAL WALL FRACTURE: MULTIPLE REGRESSION ANALYSIS

Enophthalmos is one of the most distressing complications of orbital fracture and when faced with a blow-out fracture, plastic surgeons...

 
 
 

THE WIDTH OF PEDICLE INCLUDED IN REVERSE DORSORADIAL FLAP OF THE THUMB: AS WIDE AS POSSIBLE?

A great many causes can result in dorsal soft tissue defects of the thumb. The reverse homodigital dorsoradial flap, initially described...

CLINICOPATHOLOGICAL FEATURES OF MALIGNANT MELANOMA OF THE SKIN AMONG PATIENTS SEEN AT KENYATTA NATIONAL HOSPITAL

Our work was presented at the following meetings:

 
 
 

EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PLASTIC SURGERY SIMULATION TRAINING FOR UNDERGRADUATE MEDICAL STUDENTS

: Plastic Surgery is underrepresented in the undergraduate curriculum, limiting knowledge and practical skills. The objective was to...

TOO MUCH OR TOO LITTLE? A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF POST-PARETIC SYNKINESIS TREATMENT

Synkinesis is a negative sequela of facial nerve recovery. Despite the necessity of effective treatment, controversy exists regarding...

 
 
 

QUANTIFYING REGENERATION IN PATIENTS FOLLOWING PERIPHERAL NERVE INJURY

Healthy nerve function provides humans with the control of movement, sensation and the quality of skin, hair and nails. Injury to this...

CONSENSUS RESEARCH PRIORITIES FOR “BRAZILIAN BUTT LIFT” IN THE UK: A BAAPS-LED DELPHI SURVEY OF EXPERT CLINICIANS AND RESEARCHERS

The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons is committed to promoting excellence in aesthetic plastic surgery and patient...

 
 
 

COMPLICATIONS OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY USING THE ULTRASONIC-ASSISTED PINNED RESORBABLE SYSTEM: A PROSPECTIVE REPORT WITH A MINIMUM FOLLOW-UP OF 30 MONTHS

Several resorbable fixation systems are used for osteosynthesis in craniofacial surgery. Recently, ultrasonic-assisted pinned resorbable...

FLAP RECONSTRUCTION FOR SACRECTOMY DEFECTS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS

Following the excision of sacral tumors, plastic surgeons are often faced with a large soft tissue defect which necessitates flap coverage...

 
 
 



Link Between Middle-aged Muscle Mass and Future Heart Disease Risk

Link Between Middle-aged Muscle Mass and Future Heart Disease Risk

Maintaining muscle tissue volume may help to ward off heart attack/stroke at least in men, stated new study. Read more ...

Poor Sleep May Up Heart Disease Risk

Poor Sleep May Up Heart Disease Risk

Chronic sleep deprivation can increase the rate of biological aging and also increases the risk of developing cardiovascular disease. Therefore, sleeping for more than seven... Read more ...

Urinary Incontinence: Simple, Easy Options That Don't Require Surgery Revealed

Urinary Incontinence: Simple, Easy Options That Don't Require Surgery Revealed

Pelvic floor exercises such as Kegels can be effective for stress incontinence and urgency incontinence, said study. Read more ...

CNN, ABC News ignore the Epstein cover-up. lying fake news media hides...

CNN, ABC News ignore the Epstein cover-up. lying fake news media hides everything from its own viewers in order to protect the Clintons

We don't do “conspiracy theory” stories around here unless, of course, they involve actual conspiracies - that is, two or more people or entities getting together to influence... Read more ...

Staying muscly 'could ward off heart disease in middle-aged men'

Staying muscly 'could ward off heart disease in middle-aged men'

Researchers in Australia followed more than 500 men over 45 for ten years. The muscleiest were up to 81 per cent less likely to have a heart attack or stroke than the least... Read more ...

Obesity and smaller brains: High body fat can reduce brain volume, warn experts

Obesity and smaller brains: High body fat can reduce brain volume, warn experts

Excessive accumulation of body fat has been associated with many adverse health effects like increased heart disease risk and Type 2 diabetes. Recent evidence suggests that it... Read more ...

The New Netflix Rom-Com ‘Let It Snow' Is Everything You Need This Holiday Season

The New Netflix Rom-Com ‘Let It Snow' Is Everything You Need This Holiday Season

‘Let It Snow' is giving people all the feels we need during the holidays If you've not yet seen the Netflix holiday film Let It Snow may I be the first to suggest you drop... Read more ...

Trump Administration Wants to Raise Age to Buy E-Cigs to 21

Trump Administration Wants to Raise Age to Buy E-Cigs to 21

The White House's proposed move is not the first in the United States: About a third of states have already raised their sales age to 21. But federal law still puts the age at 18. Read more ...

WW Just Launched 3 New Weight-Loss Plans With More Choices and Less Hunger

WW Just Launched 3 New Weight-Loss Plans With More Choices and Less Hunger

WW has just unveiled the myWW program , which comprises three customized weight-loss plans - Green, Blue, or Purple - just in time for people trying to lose weight for the... Read more ...

Parents, Beware The Dangers Of TikTok

Parents, Beware The Dangers Of TikTok

At first, TikTok was cute. My 11-year-old was one of the last to get the app in our town. It was adorable watching her practice and master so many new dances. I wondered what... Read more ...