38 Items

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 487 | PDF Downloads 480 HTML Downloads 377

Page 81-94

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

David George Pennington
Abstract 329 | PDF Downloads 218 HTML Downloads 160

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 508 | PDF Downloads 451 HTML Downloads 165

Page 137-141

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

Devlin Elliott, Randy Bindra, Sujoy Roychowdhury, Tracy Comans, Jason Fletcher
Abstract 487 | pdf Downloads 1048 HTML Downloads 125

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 654 | PDF Downloads 319 HTML Downloads 163

Page 64-70

Compliance of plastic surgeons with advertising guidelines

Anthony Penna, Queenie Chan, Damian D Marucci
Abstract 682 | pdf Downloads 159 HTML Downloads 247

Page 37-43

The contribution of Australian research to Dupuytren’s disease

Robert Phan, David Hunter-Smith, Warren Rozen
Abstract 69 | PDF Downloads 79 HTML Downloads 54

Page 39-46

Cosmetic breast augmentation in Australia: a cost of complication study

George S Miller, Suzanne Robinson, Christopher M Reid, David J Hunter-Smith
Abstract 759 | PDF Downloads 252 HTML Downloads 279

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 223 | PDF Downloads 116 HTML Downloads 107

Page 58-66

Defining cosmetic surgery

Nicola R Dean, Kristen Foley, Paul Ward
Abstract 2475 | PDF Downloads 1612 HTML Downloads 227

Page 95-103

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

Timothy William Gray, Christopher John Coombs
Abstract 636 | PDF Downloads 437 HTML Downloads 178

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 434 | PDF Downloads 342 HTML Downloads 427

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 440 | pdf Downloads 204 HTML Downloads 130

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 234 | PDF Downloads 129 HTML Downloads 203

Page 10-16

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

Michael Park Chae, David Hunter-Smith, Warren Rozen
Abstract 398 | pdf Downloads 129 HTML Downloads 248

Page 55-68

Imaging of perforasome territories: the evolution of techniques

Warren M Rozen, Rachael Leung, Michael P Chae, David J Hunter-Smith
Abstract 386 | PDF Downloads 147 HTML Downloads 192

Page 65-73

Incisional negative pressure wound therapy in bilateral breast reductions patients

Nicholas Savage, Mohit Jain, Robert Champion, Broughton Snell
Abstract 108 | PDF Downloads 49 HTML Downloads 165

Page 30-38

Local anaesthetic-only upper blepharoplasty: a viable alternative?

Robert Phan, Frank Lin
Abstract 229 | PDF Downloads 100 HTML Downloads 95

Page 17-20

The management of craniosynostosis in Australia and New Zealand

William Andrew Ziaziaris, Damian D Marucci
Abstract 746 | PDF Downloads 139 HTML Downloads 392

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 488 | PDF Downloads 188 HTML Downloads 167

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 539 | PDF Downloads 208 HTML Downloads 159

Page 85-99

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

Nichola Jane Rumsey, Phillippa Diedrichs
Abstract 795 | PDF Downloads 403 HTML Downloads 12712

Page 74-84

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

Sadhishaan Sreedharan, Hana Menezes, Heathe Cleland, Stephen Goldie
Abstract 348 | PDF Downloads 164 HTML Downloads 196

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 691 | PDF Downloads 278 HTML Downloads 125

Page 132-136

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

Jessica Kierath, Richard Lewin, Mark Andrew Lee
Abstract 371 | PDF Downloads 205 HTML Downloads 97

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 180 | PDF Downloads 243 HTML Downloads 190

Page 40-49

Reconstructing ‘dual-defect’ pressure sores in spinal patients

Ramin Shayan, Aoife Margaret Hurley, Derek Neoh, Dr Stephen Flood, Michael Weymouth
Abstract 166 | PDF Downloads 101 HTML Downloads 96

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 149 | PDF Downloads 83 HTML Downloads 102

Page 50-57

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

Derek G Liang, Varun Harish, Steven L Merten
Abstract 386 | pdf Downloads 131 HTML Downloads 102

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 439 | pdf Downloads 174 HTML Downloads 125

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 162 | PDF Downloads 103 HTML Downloads 159

Page 33-39

Triquetral fractures—a retrospective, multi-centre study of management and outcomes

Alyse Hopkins, Sebastian RA Bowman, Angelo P Preketes, Michael B Dowd
Abstract 95 | PDF Downloads 45 HTML Downloads 31

Page 11-15

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 406 | PDF Downloads 758 HTML Downloads 439

Page 71-80

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

Ryan Livingston, Michael Wagels, Alicia Heald
Abstract 360 | pdf Downloads 110 HTML Downloads 116

Page 23-30

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

Earle Brown, Michael F Klaassen
Abstract 532 | PDF Downloads 625 HTML Downloads 885

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