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Acute Management of Facial Burns, Acute Versus Long-Term, Surgical Versus Non-surgical Face Transplant

  • Juan P. BarretEmail author
  • Julia Barret-Joly
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Abstract

Facial burns represent a challenge to all multidisciplinary burn teams. Face is an anatomic area that involves aesthetics, emotional and social interaction, function and sensorium. Acute burns to the face and post-burn deformity causes significant psychological and physical discomfort to the victim. Full support from the whole burn team is necessary to abrogate their effects. All the armamentarium of plastic surgery, from simple topical wound care to vascularised composite allotransplantation, should be implemented to obtain a complete recovery.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Plastic Surgery and BurnsUniversity Hospital Vall d’Hebron, Universitat autonoma de BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.SEK Catalunya International SchoolLa GarrigaSpain

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