Daniel J. Prinsloo

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  • Muhammad Adil Abbas Khan, Rajive Mathew Jose, Christopher Taylor, Waseem Ahmed, Daniel J. Prinsloo
  • Annals of plastic surgery
  • 2012
BACKGROUND Osteomyelitis of the lower limb, associated with soft-tissue defects, is a reconstructive challenge. Microvascular free-tissue reconstruction is an important surgical option with the superiority of free muscle and myocutaneous flaps being explored by various publications. Muscle flaps provide good quality vascularized tissue which can be(More)
OBJECTIVE We present a series of three patients whose upper limb lymphoedema (following total oncologic mastectomy and level III axillary clearance) resolved significantly after ipsilateral pedicled latissimus dorsi (LD) flap breast reconstruction. METHODS A retrospective review of the medical records of patients who had undergone oncologic mastectomy and(More)
BACKGROUND Breast reconstruction by means of a latissimus dorsi myocutaneous flap in combination with a prosthesis is a well-established technique. Previous published series have highlighted significant rates of local complications, including capsular contracture. METHODS A retrospective analysis of latissimus dorsi myocutaneous flap reconstructions(More)
BACKGROUND There is some debate in the recent literature regarding the routine submission of mastectomy scars for histologic analysis when performing delayed breast reconstructions. The aim of this study was to review the relevant publications and evaluate the practice of routine histologic examination of mastectomy scars. METHODS The authors conducted a(More)
METHODS A retrospective case-note study of immediate breast reconstruction using the pedicled latissimus dorsi flap with a silicone implant and a patient-satisfaction survey were carried out. RESULTS Fifty-four reconstructions were performed in 52 patients between March 2001 and October 2006. Major complications included capsular contracture requiring(More)
Sir, Poland's ‘syndrome’ is a congenital condition described by Alfred Poland in 1841 whilst studying medicine at Guy's Hospital [1]. The authors would like to stress that patients with Poland's features are a spectrum. Some may be mildly affected, whilst others may have several hallmark features affecting the whole of the upper limb and the chest wall as(More)
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