Tarek Abulezz

Professor - Professor of Plastic Surgery

Faculty of medicine

Address: Plastic Surgery Dep., Faculty of Medicine, Sohag University


2019 | Keywords
Recommendations for the Development and Reform of Microtia and Atresia Services
Background: The initial step in setting up standardized microtia-atresia service is investigating the current status of the service and comparing this to internationally recognized guidelines or care standards. In many countries, documented information about microtia care is lacking. This study is an initiative to guide reform efforts of national microtia service in any country. The UK care standards for microtia-atresia ... Read more

A Review of Recent Advances in Aesthetic Gluteoplasty and Buttock Contouring
Buttock-contouring is a complex process which requires individualized patient evaluation and proper choice of the surgical procedure(s) to accomplish the desired results. It is getting more and more popular with increasing number of patients asking for it. There are several available surgical modalities that can be used independently or in combination. The proper choice and combination of these procedures will ... Read more

Fournier’s Gangrene in Upper Egypt, Case Series of 14 Patients
Objectives: Fournier’s gangrene is a rare but serious necrotizing infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissues affecting mainly the genital, perineal and perianal regions with poor outcome. Multidisciplinary approach ensures the best management with the mainstay of treatment is the repeated adequate surgical debridement. Broad spectrum antibiotics and hemodynamic support, if needed, are also crucial. Plastic surgery is concerned with ... Read more

Management of Rare Craniofacial Anomalies With Soft Tissue Reconstruction on Charity Medical Missions
In poor communities, patients may suffer from health problems requiring special management that cannot be provided locally because of lack of equipment and/or expertise. Children with craniofacial anomalies represent one of these challenging problems. Visiting medical missionary teams have attempted to address these issues for a long time. This article highlights healthcare difficulties in one of the third-world countries with ... Read more

Congenital Heminasal Aplasia: Clinical Picture, Radiological Findings and 13-Year Follow-up after Early Surgical Intervention
TITLE: Congenital Heminasal Aplasia: Clinical Picture, Radiological Findings and 13-Year Follow-up after Early Surgical Intervention. ABSTRACT: OBJECTIVE: This report presents an extremely rare case of heminasal aplasia or hemi-arhinia with only about 80 cases reported so far. The exact etiology and mechanism of development of heminasal aplasia are still unknown. Furthermore, the rarity of this anomaly makes its reconstruction a ... Read more

Management of cleft lip and palate in Egypt: A national survey
Background: Variable protocols for the management of cleft lip and/or palate (CLP) patients are currently used. However, to our knowledge, there are no previously published data about cleft management and practice in Egypt. Materials and Methods: One‑hundred questionnaires were distributed to cleft surgeons attending the annual meeting of the Egyptian Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons in March 2016 to ... Read more

Components Separation Technique (CST) in Reconstruction of Large and Complex Abdominal Wall Defects
BACKGROUND: Wide or recurrent midline abdominal wall defects are usually challenging surgical problem. Midline abdominal wall dehiscence resulting as a complicated wound healing after laparotomy is the most challenging. Friability of the wound edges, concomitant infections and the debilitated general condition of the patient due to long hospitalization make the healing potential low. Ideal repair should utilize native tissue and ... Read more

The Clinical and Functional Outcomes of Three-Dimensional Free Antero-Lateral Thigh (ALT) Flap in Oropharyngeal Reconstruction
Background: Oral and oropharyngeal cancers have aprofound impact on the quality of life of patients and their families. Even with reconstructive procedures, the patient's quality of life can be significantly altered by these functional problems. Although the primary intended outcome of head and neck cancer surgery is still the disease-free survival of the patient, quality of life is now considered ... Read more

Cleft Lip and Palate: An Experience of a Developing Center in Egypt
BACKGROUND: Cleft lip and palate is the most common congenital anomaly in the head and neck region. These clefts are not just a distortion of the normal appearance, but they may impose a major influence on the whole patient's life, both functionally and psychologically. Clefts affect feeding, teething, hearing, speech, and social communication. The incidence of cleft lip and palate ... Read more

Modalities of Surgical Management of Pressure Sores in Sohag University Hospital: A review of 42 cases
BACKGROUND: Pressure sores are localized injury to the skin and/or the underlying tissue usually over bony prominences. Pressure sores affect significantly the patients' life especially those with limited mobility, 70 % of sores occur in persons older than 65 years. There is an inverse relationship exists between the amount of pressure and the length of time required to cause ulceration. ... Read more