Michael John McCleave

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Macrolane™, an injectable compound composed of hyaluronic acid, has recently been marketed for breast enhancement. Three patients who presented to the authors with complications soon after treatment elsewhere are reported. One had severe infection and two had grade 3 capsular contracture. All three patients underwent a surgical procedure to treat their(More)
BACKGROUND Flexor tendon repair failures have primarily been attributed to either core suture rupture or core suture pull out. Recent studies have suggested that knot unravelling may also cause failure of a tendon repair. The aim of this study was to investigate the causes of core suture failure in two types of common flexor tendon repairs. METHODS Twenty(More)
Isolated sphenoid fungal sinusitis is a rare and often difficult to diagnose condition as the presenting symptoms are often vague and non-specific. In this series each case has a different clinical presentation with a different causative fungus. Although isolated fungal sphenoid sinusitis is usually seen in immunocompromised individuals, two of the three(More)
A 43-year-old female is presented who underwent a two-stage tendon reconstruction and developed a low ulnar nerve palsy postoperatively. Exploration found that the tendon graft was passing through Guyon's canal and that the ulnar nerve was divided. This is a previously unreported complication. The reconstruction is discussed, the literature reviewed and a(More)
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