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ORIGINAL ARTICLES

Full-length reports of current research in either basic or clinical science. Original articles undergo a double-blind peer review process prior to acceptance.

Word count

Maximum 4000 words including abstract, main text, figures/tables

Abstract

Maximum 250 words; include subheadings (Background or Introduction, Method, Results, Discussion and Conclusion), and 5 keywords

Figures/tables

Maximum 8; each counts as 250 words

References

No limit

REVIEW ARTICLES

Systematic reviews

A systematic review article offers a comprehensive analysis of a specific topic with reference to all the available literature. Systematic reviews are evidence-based, have a clearly described methodology, include meta-analysis where appropriate and provide a quantitative summary. Review articles are usually submitted upon invitation by the editors. Both solicited and unsolicited articles undergo a double-blind peer review process prior to acceptance.

Word count

Maximum 4800 words including abstract, main text, figures/tables

Abstract

Maximum 250 words; include subheadings (Background or Introduction, Method, Results, Discussion and Conclusion) and 5 keywords

Figures/tables

Maximum 8; each counts as 250 words

References

No limit

Narrative reviews

Narrative reviews describe and discuss broad scientific topics with reference to selected literature. They can be evidence-based but generally provide a qualitative summary of the topic. They are usually submitted upon invitation by the editors. Both solicited and unsolicited narrative articles undergo a double-blind peer review process prior to acceptance.

Word count

Maximum 4800 words including abstract, main text, figures/tables

Abstract

Maximum 250 words; subheadings not required; include 5 keywords

Figures/tables

Maximum 8; each counts as 250 words

References

No limit

All Items

A critical analysis of the management of craniofacial microsomia

David John David AC
Abstract 356 | PDF Downloads 425 HTML Downloads 142

Page 81-94

A decade of Australian reconstructive burn surgery in Nepal 2004-2014

David George Pennington
Abstract 244 | PDF Downloads 185 HTML Downloads 86

Page 124-131

A novel application of the lotus petal flap in high-risk perineal urethrostomy: principles and outcomes

Daniel J Reilly, Eric K Sham, Justin BL Chee, Ajay Chauhan
Abstract 393 | PDF Downloads 352 HTML Downloads 64

Page 137-141

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

Devlin Elliott, Randy Bindra, Sujoy Roychowdhury, Tracy Comens, Jason Fletcher
Abstract 290 | pdf Downloads 483 HTML Downloads 68

Page 17-22

A comparison of maxillofacial trauma before and after implementation of lockout laws in Sydney

Shiv Chopra, Rhys Gordon van der Rijt, Quan Ngo, Frederick K Clarke, James Peter Southwell-Keely, Kristy Robledo, Elias Moisidis
Abstract 482 | PDF Downloads 237 HTML Downloads 117

Page 64-70

Compliance of plastic surgeons with advertising guidelines

Anthony Penna, Queenie Chan, Damian D Marucci
Abstract 447 | pdf Downloads 108 HTML Downloads 149

Page 37-43

Cosmetic breast augmentation in Australia: a cost of complication study

George S Miller, Suzanne Robinson, Christopher M Reid, David J Hunter-Smith
Abstract 585 | PDF Downloads 169 HTML Downloads 188

Page 51-64

Current evidence for outcomes of free-flap reconstruction in factor V Leiden patients

Isobel Yeap, Chris Ahn, Stuart Hoffman, Rowan Gillies, John Vandervord
Abstract 79 | PDF Downloads 32 HTML Downloads 30

Page 58-66

Defining cosmetic surgery

Nicola R Dean, Kristen Foley, Paul Ward
Abstract 1710 | PDF Downloads 1397 HTML Downloads 149

Page 95-103

Developing professional judgement in surgical trainees: the role of critical reflection

Timothy William Gray, Christopher John Coombs
Abstract 527 | PDF Downloads 375 HTML Downloads 90

Page 104-109

Does the GOSLON yardstick predict the need for orthognathic surgery?

Kirstin Miteff, Mark Jonathon Walters, Shahriar Raj Zaman, Wendy Nicholls, Steve Singer, David Gillett
Abstract 285 | PDF Downloads 253 HTML Downloads 316

Page 116-123

Dupuytren’s disease and collagenase: evidence for a paradigm shift in management

Jessica A Paynter, Vicky Tobin, Warren M Rozen, David J Hunter-Smith
Abstract 332 | pdf Downloads 149 HTML Downloads 76

Page 41-50

Epidemiological trends of dermal sarcoma in Australia

Dr Edward Gibson, Dr Roger Woods, Dr Alexa Potter, Jessica Leigh Reid, Jennie Louise, Dr Gelareh Farshid, Dr Taryn Bessen, Dr Susan Neuhaus
Abstract 75 | PDF Downloads 48 HTML Downloads 57

Page 10-16

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

Michael Park Chae, David Hunter-Smith, Warren Rozen
Abstract 125 | pdf Downloads 64 HTML Downloads 58

Page 55-68

Imaging of perforasome territories: the evolution of techniques

Warren M Rozen, Rachael Leung, Michael P Chae, David J Hunter-Smith
Abstract 282 | PDF Downloads 89 HTML Downloads 103

Page 65-73

The management of craniosynostosis in Australia and New Zealand

William Andrew Ziaziaris, Damian D Marucci
Abstract 551 | PDF Downloads 78 HTML Downloads 159

Page 78-87

Measuring breast volume in hypertrophy: laser scanning or water displacement?

Tamara Crittenden, Daisy E Veitch, Maciej Henneberg, Karen Burford, Phillipa van Essen, Kaveeta Deut, Kalavani Zeitouneh, Elizabeth Lomax, Philip A Griffin, Nicola R Dean
Abstract 353 | PDF Downloads 121 HTML Downloads 87

Page 33-40

Measuring quality of life and patient satisfaction in hand conditions

Kyra L Sierakowski, Kathleen A Evans Sanchez, Rachael A Damarell, Nicola R Dean, Philip A Griffin, Gregory I Bain
Abstract 380 | PDF Downloads 137 HTML Downloads 88

Page 85-99

Part of the problem or part of the solution? Plastic surgeons and body image dissatisfaction

Nichola Jane Rumsey, Phillippa Diedrichs
Abstract 612 | PDF Downloads 314 HTML Downloads 12670

Page 74-84

Petrol-related burn injuries presenting to the Victorian Adult Burns Service

Sadhishaan Sreedharan, Hana Menezes, Heathe Cleland, Stephen Goldie
Abstract 84 | PDF Downloads 99 HTML Downloads 59

Page 28-32

Plastic and reconstructive surgical research in Australia and New Zealand: A bibliometric analysis

Olivia M Perotti, Storm Holwill, Sadhishaan Sreedharan, Daniel J Reilly, Warren M Rozen, David J Hunter-Smith
Abstract 397 | PDF Downloads 223 HTML Downloads 79

Page 132-136

Preoperative CT angiography to facilitate pedicle selection for high-risk breast reduction patients

Jessica Kierath, Richard Lewin, Mark Andrew Lee
Abstract 278 | PDF Downloads 152 HTML Downloads 60

Page 110-115

Prevention of surgical fires in facial plastic surgery

Harith Alani, James Southwell-Keely, Elias Moisidis, Roger Haddad, Frederick Clarke, Michael Kernohan
Abstract 66 | PDF Downloads 37 HTML Downloads 47

Page 40-49

Reconstructing ‘dual-defect’ pressure sores in spinal patients

Ramin Shayan, Aoife Margaret Hurley, Derek Neoh, Dr Stephen Flood, Michael Weymouth
Abstract 59 | PDF Downloads 40 HTML Downloads 32

Page 21-27

Reporting quality of systematic review abstracts in articles hand and wrist pathology: a review

Amanda Yang Shen, Robert S Ware, Tom J O'Donohoe, Jason Wasiak
Abstract 65 | PDF Downloads 25 HTML Downloads 28

Page 50-57

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

Derek G Liang, Varun Harish, Steven L Merten
Abstract 269 | pdf Downloads 78 HTML Downloads 57

Page 31-36

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 319 | pdf Downloads 78 HTML Downloads 70

Page 44-54

The composite extensor retinaculum cutaneous flap: an anatomical cadaveric study

Sadhishaan Sreedharan, Richard J Ross, Jens J Froelich, William A Cuellar, Siddharth Karanth
Abstract 55 | PDF Downloads 37 HTML Downloads 42

Page 33-39

Understanding the vascular anatomy of zone IV in DIEA perforator flaps

Felicity V Connon, G Ian Taylor AO, Adam C Gascoigne, Russell Corlett, Mark W Ashton
Abstract 318 | PDF Downloads 560 HTML Downloads 261

Page 71-80

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

Ryan Livingston, Michael Wagels, Alicia Heald
Abstract 275 | pdf Downloads 67 HTML Downloads 54

Page 23-30

War, facial surgery and itinerant Kiwis: The New Zealand plastic surgery story

Earle Brown, Michael F Klaassen
Abstract 364 | PDF Downloads 516 HTML Downloads 377

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