thePlasticsPaper - January 15th

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thePlasticsPaper - January 15th

In this week's edition

  1. ✍️ Letter from P'Fella
    What 422 members said about P'Fella.
  2. 🤓 Study on Sunday
    Describing a vascular anomaly
  3. 🎭 Upcoming Events
    17 webinars, courses and conferences.
  4. 📸 Image of the Week
    AI-generated melanoma.
  5. 🐣 Tweets of the Week
    P'Fella's 3 favourite tweets
  6. 📝 Articles of the Week
    Cancer sounds, scrub colours, breast reduction

Fun Fact: the average rating for thePlasticsPaper is 9.6/10. What's your take on it? Share your feedback

A Letter from P'Fella

What 422 members have to say about P'Fella. 

422 people answered one question, "When you hear 'thePlasticsFella', what do you think of?" I am thrilled to share the feedback we've received from our community.

The responses we've received, including comments such as "One of the best sites I ever found" and "An interesting and interactive way to digest difficult concepts of Plastic Surgery", are a testament to the effort put in to make our platform useful and accessible to all plastic surgery enthusiasts. This feedback has been instrumental in guiding the efforts to continue pushing the boundaries in plastic surgery education.

422 Respondents

The top 10 words that came out of the feedback were: Great, Plastic, Education, Good, Learning, Cool, Resource, Fellowship, Help and Interesting. However, I want to remind you that these are just a tiny representation of the feedback, and our platform is not just about these words. As this platform's founder, I believe continuous learning is important for growth. That's why I am proud to be a part of a community that shares that value. I will continue working hard to bring you the latest and most helpful information about plastic surgery.

I am always striving to improve and provide you with the best resources possible to help guide professionals to success in plastic surgery. From information on hand incision to the quick literature search and exam revision, I want this platform to be the go-to resource.

I couldn't have done this without the support of our community. I am grateful for being a part of this community, and I want to thank you for being a part of it. Thank you for supporting us in our mission to provide the best plastic surgery education and resources.


Study on Sunday

& compare your answers with the community.

Upcoming Events

Courses, Conferences and Webinars in 2023

P'Fella will bring you a roundup of major events, informative webinars, and fantastic courses each week.

  1. Pulvertaft: Why Hand Surgery is a Failure - 16th Jan. 
  2. PRS Journal Club - Breast Implants Jan 15th.
  3. BAPRAS: Essential Skills for Juniors - 19th Jan.
  4. Stoke Mandeville: 30 years as a surgeon - 31st Jan
  5. ASRM Microsurgery Annual Meeting - Florida, 24th Jan.
  6. ASPS Virtual Spring Meeting - 3rd March.
  7. Dallas Rhinoplasty Meeting - 9th March
  8. Pulvertaft Hand Fracture Fixation - Derby, 22nd March.
  9. Rhinoplasty Society Annual Meeting - Florida, 19th April
  10. BSSH Spring Meeting - Swansea, 19th April. 
  11. BAPRAS: Advances in Hand Surgery - 27th April.
  12. AAPS 10th Annual Meeting - Chicago, 29th April.
  13. Kings College - Facial Aesthetic Dissection- 4th May.
  14. ICOPLAST 2nd World Congress, Dubai - 5th May
  15. FESSH Annual Meeting - Rimini, 10th May
  16. ASSH Annual Meeting - Toronto, 5th October
  17. Plastic Surgery - The Meeting: Texas, 26th Oct
  18. BAPRAS Congress - 29th Nov

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Image of the Week

AI-Generated Melanoma

Tweets of the Week

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Articles of the Week

3 must-read articles, 1 deep-dive! 📚

3 Must-reads

  1. Steps to a Cosmetic Breast Reduction
    Guridi et al. A Step-by-Step Approach to a Successful Cosmetic Breast Reduction. PRS Global Open 7(4) 2019.
  2. The sound of cancer?
    Catalino et al. Tumor sound, auditory cues, and tissue pathology in glioma surgery: a proof-of-concept study. J Neurosurg. 2022 Dec 30:1-9
  3. Don't wear black scrubs?
    Hribar CA et al Association Between Patient Perception of Surgeons and Color of Scrub Attire. JAMA Surg. 2023 Jan 11.

Kanavel Signs - The Original 

This 1912 publication by Allen B Kanavel provided a standardised method to diagnose flexor tenosynovitis. This journal club critiques the methods, results and conclusions of this landmark paper

Kanavel signs - Original Publication


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