revisiones sistemáticas y metanálisis

Paggiaro, A. et als.
Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, 2019-08-01, Volumen 72, Número 8, Páginas 1245-1253

JPRAS - Vol. 72, No. 8 (2019)Allograft skin (AS) transplantation has been considered to be the gold standard for replacing tissue damage, following burns. However, increasingly new biosynthetic skin substitutes are being developed as alternatives. The objective of this systematic review is to compare AS with other skin substitutes, which have been used in the treatment of burns.

 

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Wagner, R. D; Braun, T. L; Zhu, H; Winocour, S.
Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, 2019-07-01, Volumen 72, Número 7, Páginas 1051-1059

The use of implants for breast reconstruction began over four decades ago, with implants initially placed in the prepectoral space. Concerns arose regarding the high incidence of capsular contracture and complication rates. With the introduction of acellular dermal matrix (ADM), plastic surgeons are again considering the advantages of prepectoral implant placement. A systematic review was conducted to examine complication profiles in prepectoral breast reconstruction alone versus prepectoral with ADM or mesh.

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Muñoz, B. et als.
Burns, Volume 45, Issue 1, February 2019, Pages 16-31

portada Burns Open - Vol. 2; No. 3 (2018)Sepsis is a life-threatening organ-dysfunction condition caused by a dysregulated response to an infectious condition that can cause complications in patients with major trauma. Burns are one of the most destructive forms of trauma; despite the improvements in medical care, infections remain an important cause of burn injury-related mortality and morbidity, and complicated sepsis predisposes patients to diverse complications such as organ failure, lengthening of hospital stays, and increased costs. Accurate diagnosis and early treatment of sepsis may have a beneficial impact on clinical outcome of burn-injured patients.

 

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Frois, A. O. et als.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open: September 2018 – Volume 6 – Issue 9 – p e1868

portada - PRS Global Open - Vol. 6; No. 3 (2018)The usage of antibiotics and antiseptics to washout the breast pocket, or to soak the breast implant during surgery, has come under scrutiny in recent times. Guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention give no recommendation for or against the usage of antibiotics in this regard. They do however offer a weak recommendation for washing tissues with iodophor. This systematic review aims to investigate the efficacy and impact of such topical antibiotic or antiseptic usage in reducing infection rates.

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