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Conference Writing
BAPRAS Deputy President Nigel Mercer, who will take on the full presidency role from January 2015, reflects on the European Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (ESPRAS) conference in Edinburgh earlier this month
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Making an important step towards greater availability of hand and face transplants, investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston have shown that a procedure developed to induce immune tolerance of organ transplants can achieve immunosuppression-free survival of vascularized composite allografts in a large animal model. BAPRAS Junior Member David Leonard was co-lead author of the study.
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Incidences of dog bite injuries are on the rise. BAPRAS member Christian Duncan and Rakhee Chawla from Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool give an insight to common challenges faced by plastic surgeons
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Prophylactic Bilateral Mastectomies and breast reconstruction have been in the news increasingly this year due to Angelina Jolie’s disclosure in the summer. To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, BAPRAS member Victoria Rose explores patient selection for breast cancer surgery.
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To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, consultant plastic surgeon and BAPRAS member Gary Ross looks at how the management of contralateral mastectomies is improving with the help of new research and patient support groups.
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sKINship is a BAPRAS-funded research project and professional network that promotes collaborations between reconstructive plastic surgeons and pattern cutters for fashion
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Last week saw the approval by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) of a new test enabling surgeons to detect the spread of breast cancer tumours at a much earlier stage. NICE explains how the test will help to improve patient care.
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