Bob De Frene

Bob De Frene
Jan Yperman Ziekenhuis Ieper/ AZ West Veurne / AZ Damiaan Oostende

MD

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Extravasation of infusion fluids is a frequent complication in the neonatal patient population. The authors report the case of a newborn infant who had a necrotic soft tissue lesion due to extravasation in the lower arm, and discuss the therapeutic options from a surgical point of view.
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This study measured the number of complications after deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap reconstruction performed under opioid-free anesthesia combined with goal-directed fluid therapy (OFA) or opioid anesthesia with liberal fluid therapy(OA). This retrospective cohort study consisted of 204 patients who underwent DIEP flap reconstruct...
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During the last decade the concept of perforator flap surgery has greatly refined reconstructive microsurgery in general and reconstructive breast surgery in particular. Harvesting a flap without sacrificing the underlying muscle or the functional motor nerves characterizes this technique. Perforator flaps aim to reduce donor-site morbidity to an a...
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Perforator flaps are widely used in our unit for breast reconstruction. They provide ample tissue with minimal donor site morbidity together with long lasting aesthetic results. Increasing number of patients may have liposuction procedure which may jeopardise areas such as the abdomen and the buttock which are the donor sites for perforator-free fl...
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Anatomy and classification of intercostal perforator flaps in addition to our experience with will be demonstrated for different indications. The intercostal vessels form an arcade between the aorta and the internal mammary vessels. Different pedicled perforator flaps can be raised on this neurovascular bundle to cover defects on the trunk. They ar...
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A 45-year-old woman underwent a delayed breast reconstruction with a free Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap (DIEP flap) with total flap failure on the fourth postoperative day. Hematological investigation to exclude thrombofilia revealed a resistance to activated protein C (APC) with a factor V Leiden heterozygous mutation. The postoperative...

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