Vijay K Bindingnavele

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Tissue expander or permanent implant coverage in postmastectomy breast reconstruction is often challenging. Multiple authors have demonstrated the use of acellular cadaveric dermis (ACD) in nonexpansive, single-stage breast reconstruction. The literature also suggests that tissue expansion may be accomplished with ACD as well for stage reconstructions. In(More)
BACKGROUND The double-opposing Z-plasty palatal repair, as reported by Dr. Furlow, is one of the most popular methods of primary cleft palate repair. However, the repair as originally described is difficult to perform on wide palatal clefts. The authors have modified the original repair by altering the hard palatal flap design to allow for better(More)
CONTEXT Surgical management for severe obstructive sleep apnea has been tracheostomy, which has significant morbidity. OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy of internal mandibular distraction in treating severe obstructive sleep apnea in infants and neonates. DESIGN Retrospective review of medical records of 29 patients who underwent internal mandibular(More)
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