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OBJECTIVE To investigate the role of topical negative pressure (TNP) therapy in the management of difficult wounds. DESIGN Prospective consecutive patient series. PATIENTS AND SETTING 30 patients referred to our tertiary plastic and reconstructive surgical service with wounds deemed unsuitable for reconstructive surgery were treated between November… (More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to measure changes in total body water (TBW) in surgical patients after gastrointestinal lavage. METHODS In a prospective, controlled study we used bioelectrical impedance to calculate the change in TBW in two groups of general surgical patients in the pre-operative period: the colonic lavage group consisted of… (More)
Breast surgery is one of the most frequently performed surgeries in hospitals and can be associated with significant postoperative pain. We report a novel technique of intraoperative lateral pectoral nerve block under direct vision for analgesia post subpectoral implant placement for breast reconstruction.
A case is described of the diagnosis by ultrasound scanning during the second trimester of Conradi-Hünermann's syndrome (asymmetrical rhizomelic limb shortening or chondrodysplasia calcificans punctata). The prenatal diagnosis of limb shortening deformities is discussed.