• Editorial|Open Access

    Hemifacial microsomia: management of the vertical ramus compartment

    Maurice Yves Mommaerts
    Hemifacial microsomia and Goldenhar syndrome pose unique challenges to the craniofacial surgeon. The O.M.E.N.S. classification provides a description of the craniofacial features. For the “M” of O.M.E.N.S. (the mandible), the Pruzansky-Kaban classification provides therapeutic guidelines for... Read more
    Plast Aesthet Res 2015;2:99-106. | doi:10.4103/2347-9264.157097
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  • Review|Open Access

    Neurovascular plexus theory for “escape pain phenomenon” in lower third molar surgery

    Gururaj Arakeri , Mandeep Gill Sagoo , Peter A. Brennan
    Pain during extraction of impacted mandibular third molars which can occur despite adequate local anesthesia is termed as “escape pain phenomenon”. Recently, it was described during elevation of a mesioangular impacted mandibular third molar and also while curetting an extracted third molar... Read more
    Plast Aesthet Res 2015;2:107-10. | doi:10.4103/2347-9264.157098
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  • Original Article|Open Access

    Role of topical heparin in the management of burns: experience in a district government hospital of Karnataka in South India

    Ashish Gupta , Thangam J. Verghese , Priyanka Gupta , Ashok K. Gupta
    Aim: Heparin is a multifaceted compound with uses not only as an anticoagulant, but also as an anti-inflammatory, anti-allergenic, anti-histaminic, anti-serotonin, anti-proteolytic and neoangiogenic agent. The aim of the study was to study the effect of topical heparin in the management of... Read more
    Plast Aesthet Res 2015;2:111-4. | doi:10.4103/2347-9264.157100
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  • Original Article|Open Access

    Fat injection to correct contour deformities of the reconstructed breast: a single surgeon experience

    Youssef Tahiri , Jonathan Kanevsky , Joshua Vorstenbosch , James Lee , Karl Schwarz
    Aim: Autologous fat grafting has gained acceptance as a technique to improve aesthetic outcomes in breast reconstruction. The purpose of this study was to share our clinical experience using autologous fat injection to correct contour deformities during breast reconstruction. Methods: A single... Read more
    Plast Aesthet Res 2015;2:115-9. | doi:10.4103/2347-9264.157103
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  • Original Article|Open Access

    Use of the multiplane internal mastopexy for ptosis correction revision-augmentation mammoplasty

    Umar Daraz Khan , Muhammad Riaz
    Aim: Augmentation mammoplasty is a commonly performed procedure with a high satisfaction rate. Multiplane pocket was described for simultaneous internal mastopexy and augmentation using inframammary crease incision for selected primary and secondary mammoplasties. The use of the technique is... Read more
    Plast Aesthet Res 2015;2:120-6. | doi:10.4103/2347-9264.157104
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  • Original Article|Open Access

    A guiding oblique osteotomy cut to prevent bad split in sagittal split ramus osteotomy: a technical note

    Gururaj Arakeri , Peter A. Brennan
    Aim: To present a simple technical modification of a medial osteotomy cut which prevents its misdirection and overcomes various anatomical variations as well as technical problems. Methods: The medial osteotomy cut is modified in the posterior half at an angle of 15°‑20° following novel... Read more
    Plast Aesthet Res 2015;2:127-9. | doi:10.4103/2347-9264.157105
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  • Original Article|Open Access

    Hyperbaric oxygen therapy and surgical delay improve flap survival of reverse pedicle flaps for lower third leg and foot reconstruction

    Pradeoth Mukundan Korambayil , Prashanth Varkey Ambookan
    Aim: The purpose of the study is to present a management protocol for various types of soft tissue defects of the distal third region of leg and foot treated with pedicle flaps, by including hyperbaricoxygen (HBO) therapy in the treatment regimen with flap delay. Methods: We present a prospective... Read more
    Plast Aesthet Res 2015;2:130-7. | doi:10.4103/2347-9264.157107
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  • Case Report|Open Access

    Rupture of the flexor carpi radialis tendon secondary to trauma: case report and literature review

    Jonathan Kanevsky , Dino Zammit , Jean-Paul Brutus
    The flexor carpi radialis (FCR) is one of the long flexors, which is important in flexing and abducting the hand at the wrist. It originates at the medial epicondyle of the humerus and attaches at the base of the second metacarpal. Closed rupture of the long flexors of the finger is... Read more
    Plast Aesthet Res 2015;2:138-9. | doi:10.4103/2347-9264.157108
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  • Case Report|Open Access

    Aesthetic rehabilitation of a patient with an anterior maxillectomy defect, using an innovative single-step, single unit, plastic-based hollow obturator

    Vishwas Bhatia , Garima Bhatia
    What could be better than improving the comfort and quality of life of a patient with a life-threatening disease? Maxillectomy, the partial or total removal of the maxilla in patients suffering from benign or malignant neoplasms, creates a challenging defect for the maxillofacial prosthodontist... Read more
    Plast Aesthet Res 2015;2:140-3. | doi:10.4103/2347-9264.157110
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  • Case Report|Open Access

    Use of tensor fascia lata flap for reconstruction of the defect created following inguinal block dissection in a case of carcinoma penis: a case report and brief review of literature

    Amitabh Jena , Banoth Manilal , Sriharsha Haranadh , Rashmi Patnayak
    Tensor fascia lata (TFL) flap is a versatile myofasciocutaneous flap. It has varied usages as both free and pedicled flap. As a pedicled flap, it is a good option for reconstructing soft tissue defects after tumor ablation. The TFL perforator flap is a good alternative for anterolateral thigh... Read more
    Plast Aesthet Res 2015;2:144-6. | doi:10.4103/2347-9264.157111
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