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BACKGROUND This is one of the few studies in the literature to describe angio-computed tomography (CT) as a planning tool in perforator flap surgery in the lower extremities. METHODS Eighteen consecutive patients undergoing a perforator flap for lower-extremity reconstruction underwent preoperative CT angiography between September 2007 and November 2009.… (More)
We describe the planning and one-stage surgical correction of acromegalic facies. Patients with this condition may benefit from a relatively short treatment to solve both their aspect and their buccal functional problems. The aggressiveness of the surgical treatment, along with the characteristics of the disease, may make the permeability of the airway… (More)
INTRODUCTION Sarcomas are low-incidence tumours, but their poor prognosis and complex treatment require the work of a multidisciplinary medical team. The Plastic Surgery Service forms part of the Sarcoma Functional Unit in our centre, performing tumour exeresis as well as immediate reconstruction. MATERIALS AND METHODS We present a retrospective study on… (More)
Angiosarcoma of the breast is a rare malignant tumour. It can be primary or secondary in women who have been treated of a ductal carcinoma of the breast. There are some differences between both them. We present two clinical cases secondary to radiotherapy and a review of the literature, discussing about aetiology, incidence, diagnostic, treatment and… (More)
We present two cases of immediate breast reconstruction that were diagnosed postoperatively with pyoderma gangrenosum. Given that the disease is uncommon and difficult to diagnose, the required treatment was delayed. Control was obtained after correct treatment and both cases healed.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the results of vascular reconstruction in soft tissue sarcoma surgery and establish an algorithm based on current evidence. MATERIAL AND METHODS We studied patients undergoing soft-tissue sarcoma in a tertiary hospital. A retrospective review of 8 cases was carried out, analysing the demographics, surgical planning, complications,… (More)