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European Journal of Plastic Surgery

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16.05.2019 | Ideas and Innovations

Application of a 3D 4K exoscopic system to head and neck reconstruction: a feasibility study

Since its introduction in the middle of the twentieth century, the operative microscope (OM) has been considered as an essential tool in reconstructive surgery. More recently, endoscopes have gained popularity in various surgical fields, proving …

16.05.2019 | Original Paper

Strattice reconstructive tissue matrix to maintain nipple projection—what do patients think?

The creation of the nipple-areola complex represents the final stage in the surgical treatment of breast cancer patients. It transforms an amorphous mound into an identifiable and aesthetically appealing breast. Numerous techniques, using a …

10.05.2019 | Original Paper Open Access

Danish and Dutch linguistic validation and cultural adaptation of the WOUND-Q, a PROM for chronic wounds

Chronic wounds represent a significant problem to patients, healthcare professionals, and healthcare systems alike. The inclusion of patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) into wound care outcome assessment will provide important information.

06.05.2019 | Original Paper

A randomized trial comparing octyl cyanoacrylate tissue adhesive and sutures in the management of facial lacerations

Facial lacerations are one of the most common reasons for people presenting to the emergency department [ 1 ]. If not closed properly, the patient is at increased risk of infection and excessive scar formation resulting in a poor cosmetic outcome [ …2

23.04.2019 | Case Report

Liposuction fat emboli resulting in myocardial infarction: a case report and review of the literature

Liposuction is a well-tolerated and safe procedure performed by plastic surgeons. Rare, major complications include infection, perforation of abdominal wall/viscus, and fat emboli. Fat emboli, seen more often after long bone fractures, are rarely …

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Europe has long been an area of dynamic development in plastic surgery, adapting to differing cultures, traditions, and medical and surgical philosophies. Recently, these changes have been even more striking and rapid. Microsurgery, tissue expansion, craniofacial surgery, and the spin-offs of these techniques have made permanent changes in trauma, the treatment of malignancy, and aesthetic surgery.

The "European Journal of Plastic Surgery" creates a focal point for discussion of advances in clinical technique and in research, in Europe and worldwide. Topics include plastic and reconstructive surgery, head and neck surgery, aesthetic and craniofacial surgery, microsurgery, trauma, and burn management.

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