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 332 | pdf Downloads 136 HTML Downloads 87 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v2i1.143

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Dupuytrens disease–where to from here?

David McCombe
Abstract 334 | pdf Downloads 136 HTML Downloads 64 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v2i1.144

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Ethical practice in plastic surgery

Richard Theile
Abstract 451 | pdf Downloads 249 HTML Downloads 442 | 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 349 | pdf Downloads 698 HTML Downloads 99 | 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, Michael Wagels, Alicia Heald
Abstract 301 | pdf Downloads 83 HTML Downloads 68 | 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 313 | pdf Downloads 104 HTML Downloads 81 | 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 523 | pdf Downloads 128 HTML Downloads 193 | 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 354 | pdf Downloads 105 HTML Downloads 86 | 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 155 | pdf Downloads 86 HTML Downloads 95 | 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 300 | PDF Downloads 89 HTML Downloads 131 | 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 613 | PDF Downloads 94 HTML Downloads 228 | 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 462 | PDF Downloads 87 HTML Downloads 176 | 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 580 | PDF Downloads 222 HTML Downloads 232 | 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 265 | PDF Downloads 93 HTML Downloads 145 | 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 198 | PDF Downloads 98 HTML Downloads 85 | 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 540 | PDF Downloads 258 HTML Downloads 1934 | 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 531 | PDF Downloads 207 HTML Downloads 145 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v2i1.99

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