Jonathan Wheeler

Jonathan Wheeler
University of Auckland · Department of Surgery

MbCHb FRACS

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Publications (8)
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Soft tissue defects of the foot due to trauma, infection, or malignancy are common and present a reconstructive challenge, as the foot requires specialized tissue that is thin, supple, yet durable enough to support the high demand of its function. The temporoparietal fascial flap, based on the superficial temporal artery and vein, is a reliable and...
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Objective: This article attempts to understand the number of complications arising in patients returning to New Zealand from cosmetic surgery tourism destinations with reference to the number of patients with complications from cosmetic surgery undertaken in New Zealand. Methods: Data were requested under the New Zealand Official Information Act 1...
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The authors aimed to accurately assess the donor site morbidity from iliac crest bone grafts for secondary bone grafting in patients with cleft lip and palate alveolar defects. Fifty patients between 3 months and 10 years following alveolar bone grafting for cleft lip and palate were entered into the study. Two-thirds of patients had no significant...
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Fractures of the pediatric craniofacial skeleton can be challenging to manage. The initial injury and subsequent treatment can cause long-term growth disturbances yielding problematic secondary deformities. This review considers the normal growth of the craniofacial skeleton and typical facial fracture presentations in children and discusses the po...
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Surgery has previously been the mainstay of treatment for lymphatic malformations but has attendant problems of marked scarring, high chance of recurrence and potential nerve damage. Alternative management for these lesions involves the intralesional injection of OK-432. The present paper reviews OK-432 use in lymphatic malformations in children. A...
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There are few reports describing the surgical management and outcome of children suffering purpura fulminans secondary to meningococcal sepsis. New Zealand is in the grips of a meningococcal epidemic, and, with the attendant sequalae of the disease process, the authors sought to formally review the children who have required surgical involvement. A...

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