reconstructive surgery

Why Do They Call It Plastic Surgery?

  Plastic Surgery is broad surgical specialty that requires a minimum 5 year residency after completing medical school. The word Plastic in plastic surgery comes from the word plastikos which is greek for “to mould” and it got this name because in general plastic surgery involves manipulating and moving tissue around to suit a specific…

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Keratinocyte Transplantation—New Option for Skin Coverage After Burns?

Emerging Technique May Overcome Disadvantages of Other Skin Graft Alternatives, Suggests Review in PRS GO A transplantation technique using the patient’s own skin cells—without the need for prolonged culture—may provide a new alternative for skin coverage in burn patients, suggests a report in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery—Global Open®, the official open-access medical journal of the…

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