Crystal M Ward

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Immediate resurfacing of skin defects is a challenging prospect, especially in patients with extensive full-thickness burns. Currently, split-thickness autografts offer the best form of wound coverage, but limited donor sites and their associated morbidity have prompted the search for alternatives. The application of allogeneic skin is restricted by(More)
Gross enlargement of the male breast with skin redundancy and ptosis cannot be effectively managed by subcutaneous mastectomy alone. A technique is described in which the excess breast tissue and skin are excised along a design which allows the nipple-areolar complex, mounted on a vertical deepithelialised pedicle, to lie in a natural position. A horizontal(More)
By means of a surgical expedition involving an independently financed team of surgeons, anesthetists and nurses, 410 operations were performed on 346 patients in the course of 52 operating days. This paper describes the preoperative, operative, and postoperative scenarios and how clinical practice was tailored to adapt to a new environment without(More)