The term Plastic Surgery takes its origin from the Greek word Plastikos, which means to form or mold. It has nothing to do with plastic material or to make a patient ‘plastic’! Plastic surgery is a special type of surgery that can change a person's appearance and ability to function.
In patients with life-threatening injuries, simple wounds requiring split-thickness skin grafts (SSG) often get neglected.
Rhinosporidiosis is a rare chronic granulomatous condition, acquired by contact with stagnant water in places like swimming pools.
A burn injury to the hand, whether in isolation or associated with a major systemic burn injury, continues to be a challenge to the treating surgeon.
The article venous leg ulcer: Management aspect in Indian scenario by V Vishwanath very vividly brought out the problems.
Management of major limb injuries is a daunting challenge, especially as many of these patients have severe associated injuries.
Enzymatic debridement is a method by which burn wounds can be prepared for coverage by skin grafts in patients presenting late.
Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) has emerged as a cutting?edge technology and provides an alternative solution to the problem of wounds.