The Australasian Journal of Plastic Surgery is a peer-reviewed, online-only journal established by the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Australasian Foundation for Plastic Surgery and the New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons. The journal is published twice a year, in March and September, with plans to increase publication in due course.

The aim of the Australasian Journal of Plastic Surgery is to provide a platform for research and review in the fields of plastic and reconstructive surgery in the form of original and review articles, case reports, perspectives, editorials, letters to the editor, media reviews and technical 'how to' video library procedures as well as practical, non-clinical skills for surgeons.

For information on how to submit to the journal, click here.

Published: 2019-03-15

Editorials

Devil's advocate

Mark Lee, Mark Ashton
Abstract 263 | pdf Downloads 109 HTML Downloads 49 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v2i1.143

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Dupuytrens disease–where to from here?

David McCombe
Abstract 243 | pdf Downloads 108 HTML Downloads 41 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v2i1.144

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Ethical practice in plastic surgery

Richard Theile
Abstract 294 | pdf Downloads 203 HTML Downloads 355 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v2i1.145

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Original articles

Collagenase injections for Dupuytren’s in Australian public hospitals: a cost analysis

Devlin Elliott, Randy Bindra, Sujoy Roychowdhury, Tracy Comens, Jason Fletcher
Abstract 225 | pdf Downloads 324 HTML Downloads 51 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v2i1.73

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Using collagenase to treat Dupuytren’s disease: a hypothetical cost benefit analysis

Ryan Livingston, Dr, Michael Wagels, Dr, Alicia Heald, Dr
Abstract 213 | pdf Downloads 61 HTML Downloads 37 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v2i1.42

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Superomedial pedicle reduction mammaplasty with and without drains: a comparative analysis

Derek G Liang, Varun Harish, Steven L Merten
Abstract 228 | pdf Downloads 65 HTML Downloads 49 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v2i1.84

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Compliance of plastic surgeons with advertising guidelines

Anthony Penna, Queenie Chan, Damian D Marucci
Abstract 363 | pdf Downloads 98 HTML Downloads 112 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v2i1.103

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Techniques and timings for cleft palate surgery: a randomised controlled trial

Vincent Yeow, Selena Ee-Li Young, Philip Kuo-Ting Chen, Seng Tiek Lee, David Machin, Qingshu Lu
Abstract 280 | pdf Downloads 68 HTML Downloads 59 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v2i1.82

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Review articles

Imaging and printing in plastic and reconstructive surgery part 1: established techniques

Michael Park Chae, David Hunter-Smith, Warren Rozen
Abstract 84 | pdf Downloads 50 HTML Downloads 38 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v2i1.50

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Imaging and printing in plastic and reconstructive surgery part 2: emerging techniques

Michael P Chae, David J Hunter-Smith, Warren M Rozen
Abstract 209 | PDF Downloads 68 HTML Downloads 83 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v2i1.147

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The management of craniosynostosis in Australia and New Zealand

William Andrew Ziaziaris, Damian D Marucci
Abstract 413 | PDF Downloads 65 HTML Downloads 95 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v2i1.98

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Case series

Complications of polyacrylamide gel filler in the Asian-Australian population

Amanda Yang Shen, Frank Lin
Abstract 341 | PDF Downloads 54 HTML Downloads 81 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v2i1.85

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Persistent median artery carpal tunnel syndrome: a case series and literature review

Jake L Nowicki, Alexander Macgregor Cameron, Philip Griffin, Quoc Tai Khoa Lam, Nicholas Marshall
Abstract 401 | PDF Downloads 155 HTML Downloads 119 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v2i1.71

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Case reports

Is free tissue transfer following necrotising fasciitis safe? A case report and review

Daniel Bunker, Scott Ferris
Abstract 184 | PDF Downloads 60 HTML Downloads 60 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v2i1.83

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Thoracic osteomyelitis secondary to a complicated digital mucous cyst infection: a case report

Jake L Nowicki, Andrew Raymond, Phillip A Griffin
Abstract 141 | PDF Downloads 63 HTML Downloads 41 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v2i1.97

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Biodegradable temporising matrix for necrotising soft tissue infections: a case report

Sadhishaan Sreedharan, Edwin Morrison, Heather Cleland, Sophie Ricketts, Frank Bruscino-Raiola
Abstract 363 | PDF Downloads 149 HTML Downloads 1740 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v2i1.72

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Frostbite following cryolipolysis: a case report

Patricia Jane Terrill, Kin Seng Tong, Daniel Williams
Abstract 374 | PDF Downloads 153 HTML Downloads 65 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v2i1.99

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