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Chirurgie plastique humanitaire. Expérience personnelle et réflexions

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Published in Annales de chirurgie plastique esthétique. 1999, vol. 44, no. 1, p. 27-34
Abstract After analysing their concept of humanitarian plastic surgery, the authors present their personal experience which started in the 1970s, concerning two aspects: in the field (Burkina-Faso, Mali, Niger) and in Geneva, Switzerland, where the more difficult cases are operated. They illustrate their approach by a clinical case of sequelae of noma. They analyse the problems and/or questions raised by humanitarian plastic surgery: sufficient training, choice of surgical techniques, postoperative follow-up, assessment of the results obtained, possible innovations.
Keywords AltruismBurkina FasoChild, PreschoolFace/surgeryFollow-Up StudiesHospitals, UniversityHumansMaleMaliMaxilla/surgeryMedical Missions, OfficialNigerNoma/complications/surgeryOrbit/surgerySurgery, PlasticSurgical FlapsSwitzerlandTime Factors
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Research group Groupe Pittet Cuenod Brigitte (chirurgie plastique et reconstructive) (96)
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MONTANDON, Denys, PITTET CUENOD, Brigitte Maud. Chirurgie plastique humanitaire. Expérience personnelle et réflexions. In: Annales de chirurgie plastique esthétique, 1999, vol. 44, n° 1, p. 27-34. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:72974

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