The Australasian Journal of Plastic Surgery was established in 2018 as a joint initiative between the Australasian Foundation for Plastic Surgery and the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons. 

The journal is published by the Australian Society of Plastic Surgeons with support from the New Zealand Association of Plastic Surgeons. It is published twice per year, in March and September.

The Australasian Journal of Plastic Surgery is an online-only peer reviewed journal of original research on all aspects of plastic and reconstructive surgery research and review including aesthetic, breast, burns, cleft lip and palate, craniomaxillofacial, experimental research, general reconstruction, hand, head and neck, history of plastic and military surgery, international collaboration, melanoma and skin cancer, paediatric, training and technical and preoperative investigations/imaging.

Our aim is to be the premier platform for plastic and reconstructive surgery research and review in the region; to foster, encourage and support research excellence; and to make a key contribution to surgical practice worldwide in keeping with the prominent roles that Australian and New Zealand surgeons have played in the development of the specialty.

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

Published: 2021-03-30

Issue information

Australas J Plast Surg. 2021.4(1)

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Editorials

Light at the end of the tunnel

Mark Lee, Mark Ashton
Abstract 69 | PDF Downloads 63 HTML Downloads 34 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v4n1.296

Page 1-2

Innovation in rural workforce strategies by a national surgical society

Keith Bryant, Nicola R Dean
Abstract 64 | PDF Downloads 42 HTML Downloads 30 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v4n1.299

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The times they are a-changin'

David K Chong
Abstract 478 | PDF Downloads 72 HTML Downloads 26 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v4n1.298

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Review articles

Diagnosis, investigation and management of breast implant illness

Daniel WH Wong, Quoc Lam
Abstract 216 | PDF Downloads 112 HTML Downloads 83 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v4n1.210

Page 9-21

Original articles

Caregiver satisfaction survey results in a multidisciplinary cleft clinic

Zoe Berryman, Peter Fowler, Michelle Shand, Martin Lee, Kirk Williams (III)
Abstract 140 | PDF Downloads 49 HTML Downloads 44 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v4n1.212

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Firework and sparkler burns in paediatric patients

Daniel Ricciardello, Nam Kyu Yang, Kira Chamberlain, Andrew Holland
Abstract 72 | PDF Downloads 53 HTML Downloads 73 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v4n1.240

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Characteristics and assessment of children undergoing upper limb surgery for management of cerebral palsy

Danielle Sabella, Adam Scheinberg, Bruce Johnstone, David McCombe, Monika Hasnat
Abstract 186 | PDF Downloads 55 HTML Downloads 24 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v4n1.235

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Mallet fractures: a prospective comparison of treatment outcomes

Jessica A Savage , Clara Miller , Shirley Collocott , Devlin Elliott, Karen Smith
Abstract 85 | PDF Downloads 106 HTML Downloads 83 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v4n1.222

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Osseointegrated prostheses for lower limb amputees

Sadhishaan Sreedharan, Steven Gray, Frank Bruscino-Raiola
Abstract 197 | PDF Downloads 54 HTML Downloads 36 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v4n1.199

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Case reports

Biodegradable temporising matrix in severe meningococcal septicaemia: a case report

Matthew Jennings, Jake Willet, Patrick Coghlan, Nicholas S Solanki, John E Greenwood
Abstract 175 | PDF Downloads 187 HTML Downloads 63 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v4n1.226

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Parotid mucoepidermoid carcinoma with extensive intravenous metastasis: a case report

Alice Flavell-Birch, Helen D Brasch, Swee T Tan
Abstract 122 | PDF Downloads 41 HTML Downloads 16 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v4n1.244

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Carpal tunnel syndrome due to Mycobacterium szulgai infection: Australian report

Harrison Theile, Ryan Beattie, Libby Anderson
Abstract 59 | PDF Downloads 48 HTML Downloads 26 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v4n1.228

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Case series

Utility of parascapular flaps for regional reconstruction of upper back defects: a case series

Jemima J Dorairaj, Gareth D Kiernan, Rizwan Sheikh, Richard Zinn
Abstract 70 | PDF Downloads 93 HTML Downloads 23 | DOI https://doi.org/10.34239/ajops.v4n1.248

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Letters