A guide to performing horizontal mattress sutures, including step-by-step images and a video demonstration of the procedure.
Category: Plastic Surgery
This guide demonstrates how to perform a vertical mattress suture, including step-by-step images and a video of the procedure.
Plastic surgery is one of the most diverse and exciting of all the surgical disciplines but at times rather mysterious and a little misunderstood. In this article, I aim to introduce you to the basics of a discipline that has kept me interested and learning for the last 20 years.
A plastic surgery article providing an overview of burns, including assessment and management.
An overview of necrotising fasciitis, including symptoms, signs, investigations and management.
An introduction to plastic surgery, discussing the reconstructive ladder, various types of tissue flaps and basic management of burns.