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Assessing the quality of scars from incisions made by a Colorado needle or a scalpel

Assessing the quality of scars from incisions made by a Colorado needle or a scalpel

OPHTHALMIC PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY
Traditional teaching has held the best scars are achieved with cold steel although no previous study has formally investigated this hypothesis in oculoplastic surgery. This paper describes a non-randomised cross-sectional...
Success rates of primary and revision transcanalicular DCR surgery

Success rates of primary and revision transcanalicular DCR surgery

OPHTHALMIC PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY
Transcanalicular laser dacro cysto rhinostomy (DCR) is a relatively rare procedure compared to more conventional external or endonasal techniques. In this article the authors examine the outcomes of revision surgery...
The many uses of human amnion

The many uses of human amnion

JOURNAL OF PLASTIC, RECONSTRUCTIVE AND AESTHETIC SURGERY
Human amnion has been the focus of myth and superstition. To be born with the ‘caul’ intact was considered lucky and this was transferable, including legitimate selling e.g. caul amulets....
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Plastic Surgery:Volume 6: Hand and Upper Extremity

Plastic Surgery:Volume 6: Hand and Upper Extremity

This is the last of this six-volume textbook, which provides an almost comprehensive coverage of the entire spectrum of hand and upper limb conditions. This remains a formidable task, as...
Plastic Surgery:Volume 5: Breast

Plastic Surgery:Volume 5: Breast

This volume covers all aspects of breast surgery from anatomy to aesthetic surgery and then breast reconstruction for oncological and developmental aetiologies. In particular, several well-written chapters discuss the complications...
Plastic Surgery:Volume 4: Lower Extremely Trunk and Burns

Plastic Surgery:Volume 4: Lower Extremely Trunk and Burns

This volume begins with a good description of lower limb anatomy followed by several chapters covering the principles and management of lower limb trauma; sarcoma diagnosis, investigation and treatment; lymphoedema...
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