• Management of post-reconstructive head and neck salivary fistulae: A review of current practices

    6 days ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    : Salivary fistulas are common complications after reconstructive head and neck surgery with significant morbidity. Yet, there are no established guidelines for their management.
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  • Prospective Study to Analyse Efficiency of Acoustic Doppler v/s Colour Duplex Ultrasound in Locating Perforators for Antero-Lateral Thigh Flap in Reconstructive Head and Neck Surgery

    6 days ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    Introduction: The Anterolateral thigh flap has become the universal workhorse for Head and Neck reconstruction. Being a perforator-based flap, accurate planning by preoperative perforator localisation is clearly beneficial.Acoustic Doppler and Colour Duplex Ultrasound are the most practicable methods of localisation available.We designed a prospective study to analyse the correlation between pre-operative localisation and intra-operative findings, factoring in the advantages of using a high frequency probe for CDU.
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