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Coralline hydroxyapatite (CHAP) is a porous, biocompatible bone-graft substitute manufactured by the Replamineform process. The use of this material in the experimental and clinical settings for maxillofacial onlay grafting has been recently described. This study was designed to quantitate the rate of vascularization of coralline hydroxyapatite when used in(More)
A patient sought bilateral prophylactic mastectomies because of a strongly positive family history of breast cancer. Fortunately, prior to operation, this family history was discovered to be a fabrication by the patient. Few ablative plastic surgical procedures are done without objective criteria. Plastic surgeons relying on a positive family history as(More)
The use of temporary arteriovenous shunt constructed in the lower extremity prior to a free microvascular transfer of an internal oblique/iliac crest flap, is described. The indications for the technique are presented. Conventional free flap transfer may require maturation of a suitable inflow source or outflow conduit, which is provided by a temporary(More)