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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29454076/the-biological-basis-of-treating-jaw-discrepancies-an-interplay-of-mechanical-forces-and-skeletal-configuration
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REVIEW
Konstantinos Karamesinis, Efthimia K Basdra
Jaw discrepancies and malrelations affect a large proportion of the general population and their treatment is of utmost significance for individuals' health and quality of life. The aim of their therapy is the modification of aberrant jaw development mainly by targeting the growth potential of the mandibular condyle through its cartilage, and the architectural shape of alveolar bone through a suture type of structure, the periodontal ligament. This targeted treatment is achieved via external mechanical force application by using a wide variety of intraoral and extraoral appliances...
February 14, 2018: Biochimica et Biophysica Acta
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29452029/intense-pulsed-light-is-effective-in-treating-postburn-hyperpigmentation-and-telangiectasia-in-chinese-patients
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Na Li, Juntao Han, Dahai Hu, Jing Cheng, Hongtao Wang, Yunchuan Wang, Xuekang Yang, Jiaqi Liu, Ting Li, Wenli Zhao
Intense pulsed light (IPL) has been used to treat postinflammatory hyperpigmentation and telangiectasia in Fitzpatrick type I -II skin. However, its therapeutic effects after superficial second-degree burns in Asian populations with Fitzpatrick type III-IV skin are uncertain. Thirty-five Han Chinese patients with facial or hand hyperpigmentation and telangiectasia due to second-degree fire burns received treatment with IPL. Each patient underwent 2-6 treatments over 3-5 weeks. The laser wavelength was 560-615 nm...
February 16, 2018: Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy: Official Publication of the European Society for Laser Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29451650/comparison-of-deflection-forces-of-esthetic-archwires-combined-with-ceramic-brackets
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Murilo Matias, Marcos Roberto de Freitas, Karina Maria Salvatore de Freitas, Guilherme Janson, Rodrigo Hitoshi Higa, Manoela Fávaro Francisconi
Coated archwires and ceramic brackets have been developed to improve facial esthetics during orthodontic treatment. However, their mechanical behavior has been shown to be different from metallic archwires and brackets. Therefore, the aim of this study was to compare the deflection forces in coated nickel-titanium (NiTi) and esthetic archwires combined with ceramic brackets. Material and Methods Non-coated NiTi (NC), rhodium coated NiTi (RC), teflon coated NiTi (TC), epoxy coated NiTi (EC), fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP), and the three different conventional brackets metal-insert polycrystalline ceramic (MI-PC), polycrystalline ceramic (PC) and monocrystalline ceramic (MC) were used...
2018: Journal of Applied Oral Science: Revista FOB
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29446482/oncogenesis-as-a-selective-force-adaptive-evolution-in-the-face-of-a-transmissible-cancer
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REVIEW
Tracey Russell, Thomas Madsen, Frédéric Thomas, Nynke Raven, Rodrigo Hamede, Beata Ujvari
Similar to parasites, malignant cells exploit the host for energy, resources and protection, thereby impairing host health and fitness. Although cancer is widespread in the animal kingdom, its impact on life history traits and strategies have rarely been documented. Devil facial tumour disease (DFTD), a transmissible cancer, afflicting Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii), provides an ideal model system to monitor the impact of cancer on host life-history, and to elucidate the evolutionary arms-race between malignant cells and their hosts...
February 15, 2018: BioEssays: News and Reviews in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29409107/indications-and-use-of-isotretinoin-in-facial-plastic-surgery
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Markus V Heppt, Michael C Kirchberger, Thomas Ruzicka, Carola Berking, Werner J Heppt
Isotretinoin is a first generation retinoid with pleiotropic effects on keratinocyte differentiation, proliferation, and activity of sebaceous glands. For years, there has been intense debate on whether the use of isotretinoin combined with cosmetic or surgical procedures is safe and potentially more efficient than either therapy alone. Due to delays in wound healing and keloid formation, conservative recommendations were not to combine isotretinoin with any plastic surgery or local treatment at 6 to 12 months after discontinuation of the drug...
February 2018: Facial Plastic Surgery: FPS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29409104/managing-the-lower-eyelid-complex-in-the-thick-skinned-patient
#6
Elizabeth Mia Floyd, Stephen W Perkins
Thick skin presents a unique set of challenges within the realm of facial plastic surgery, and addressing the lower lid complex is no exception. There are several procedures for addressing the lower lids, the first and foremost being lower lid blepharoplasty. However, the remaining procedures combined with surgical techniques have exclusive implications in thick skin. Understanding the anatomy and various techniques that can be applied to thick skin can help achieve aesthetically more pleasing results in comparison to those of thin skin...
February 2018: Facial Plastic Surgery: FPS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29409097/integrated-management-of-the-thick-skinned-rhinoplasty-patient
#7
Roxana Cobo, Juan Gabrie Camacho, Jorge Orrego
Patients with thick skin are a challenge in facial plastic surgery. Rhinoplasty is still the most frequently performed facial plastic procedure worldwide and it becomes very difficult to obtain optimal consistent results in these patients. A systematic presurgical skin evaluation is performed dividing skin into type I-III depending on the elasticity, oiliness, presence of skin alterations, size of skin pores, and laxity. Depending on the skin type, presurgical, surgical, and postsurgical management of the epidermis and dermis is defined...
February 2018: Facial Plastic Surgery: FPS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29409096/managing-the-thick-skin-in-facial-plastic-surgery
#8
Roxana Cobo
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 2018: Facial Plastic Surgery: FPS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29402544/-facial-injections-of-hyaluronic-acid-based-fillers-for-malformations-preliminary-study-regarding-scar-tissue-improvement-and-cosmetic-betterment
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G Franchi, C Neiva-Vaz, A Picard, M-P Vazquez
BACKGROUND: Cross-linked hyaluronic acid-based fillers have gained rapid acceptance for treating facial wrinkles, deep tissue folds and sunken areas due to aging. This study evaluates, in addition to space-filling properties, their effects on softness and elasticity as a secondary effect, following injection of 3 commercially available cross-linked hyaluronic acid-based fillers (15mg/mL, 17,5mg/mL and 20mg/mL) in patients presenting with congenital or acquired facial malformations. PATIENTS ET METHODS: We started injecting gels of cross-linked hyaluronic acid-based fillers in those cases in 2013; we performed 46 sessions of injections in 32 patients, aged from 13-32...
February 2, 2018: Annales de Chirurgie Plastique et Esthétique
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29399256/lip-measurements-and-preferences-in-asians-and-hispanics-a-brief-review
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REVIEW
Ramya Kollipara, Bridget Walker, Ashley Sturgeon
Objective: Most literature regarding lip augmentation refers to Caucasian anthropometric measurements, but ethnic differences affect facial dimensions and the evaluation of beauty. Specifically with regard to Asians and Hispanics, dermatology does not have much literature on the subject. This review investigates the differences in lip measurements and preferences of Asians and Hispanics compared with those of Caucasians. Design: A literature search of other fields, including plastic surgery, maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics, and forensic anthropology, was conducted, and relevant articles were selected that applied to the discussion of lip measurements and preferences in Asians and Hispanics...
November 2017: Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29396591/clinical-application-of-platelet-rich-fibrin-in-plastic-and-reconstructive-surgery-a-systematic-review
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REVIEW
Panxi Yu, Zhen Zhai, Xiaolei Jin, Xiaonan Yang, Zuoliang Qi
BACKGROUND: Platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) has been applied in the clinical field for more than a decade, but largely in oral surgery and implant dentistry. Its utilization in plastic and reconstructive surgery is limited and lacking a comprehensive review. Hence, this article focuses on the various clinical applications of PRF pertaining to the plastic and reconstructive field through a systematic review. METHODS: In this review, articles describing the clinical application of PRF in plastic and reconstructive surgery were screened using predetermined inclusion and exclusion criteria...
February 2, 2018: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29394312/added-healthcare-charges-conferred-by-smoking-in-outpatient-plastic-surgery
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Michelle R Sieffert, R Michael Johnson, Justin P Fox
Background: A history of smoking confers additional risk of complications following plastic surgical procedures, which may require hospital-based care to address. Objectives: To determine if patients with a smoking history experience higher rates of complications leading to higher hospital-based care utilization, and therefore greater healthcare charges, after common outpatient plastic surgeries. Methods: Using ambulatory surgery data from California, Florida, Nebraska, and New York, we identified adult patients who underwent common facial, breast, or abdominal contouring procedures from January 2009 to November 2013...
January 31, 2018: Aesthetic Surgery Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29392070/assessment-of-approaches-of-otorhinolaryngologists-in-facial-plastic-and-nasal-surgery-a-survey-study
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Ahmet Altıntaş, Yakup Yeğin, Mustafa Çelik, Tevfik Sözen, Gürkan Kayabaşoğlu, Ömer Taşkın Yücel, Fazıl Apaydın
Objective: To assess approaches and experiences of otorhinolaryngologists in facial plastic and nasal surgery. Methods: In total, 234 surgeons (191 males and 43 females; average age, 37.22±8.4 years; age range, 26-63 years) were included. All participants were given a questionnaire comprising 22 multiple choice and closed-ended questions. All responses to the questionnaires were analyzed. Results: Of 234 participants, 42 (17.9%) were residents and 192 (82...
September 2017: Turkish Archives of Otorhinolaryngology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29387302/systemic-preoperative-antibiotics-with-mandible-fractures-are-they-indicated-at-the-time-of-injury
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Andrew D Linkugel, Elizabeth B Odom, Rebecca A Bavolek, Alison K Snyder-Warwick, Kamlesh B Patel
Mandible fractures are the most common result of facial trauma. The proximity of oral flora to the site of both the injury and resulting surgical instrumentation makes managing infection a unique challenge. The benefit of antibiotic prophylaxis at the time of surgical treatment of mandible fractures is well established. However, the routine use of antibiotics between the time of injury and surgery is of unclear benefit. We aim to define the role of antibiotics in the preoperative period: from the time of injury to surgical intervention...
March 2018: Craniomaxillofacial Trauma & Reconstruction
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29381637/eyebrow-position-and-shape-favored-by-korean-women
#15
Gyu Sik Jung, Ki Ho Chung, Jeong Woo Lee, Jung Dug Yang, Ho Yun Chung, Byung Chae Cho, Kang Young Choi
PURPOSE: The shape and position of the eyebrows are among the most important facial features from an esthetic point of view. However, significant cultural differences exist with respect to the eyebrow shape and position that are considered ideal. The purpose of this study was to identify the position and shape of eyebrows preferred by Korean women and to apply these, including forehead lifts, to the clinics. METHODS: The authors took full facial photographs in the Frankfort plane of Korean women aging from young childhood to their 50s...
January 19, 2018: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29373407/the-individualized-facelift-technique-in-improving-facial-asymmetry-for-asian-patients
#16
Pan Zhang, Bing Sui, Lihong Ren, Jenny Yang, Xu Ma, Qingchun Li, Daping Yang
PURPOSE: Among multiple influential factors affecting facial symmetry, the role of soft tissue is often overlooked. Skin and skeletal differences between Asian and Caucasian people also require the adaptation of current techniques for Asian patients. This article aimed to explore the ability of individual facelift techniques to improve facial symmetry and reset youthful eye in Asian people, while a new method, called the grid method, was tried to evaluate the improvement in facial symmetry...
January 25, 2018: Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29349050/a-comparison-of-the-local-flap-and-skin-graft-by-location-of-face-in-reconstruction-after-resection-of-facial-skin-cancer
#17
Kyung Suk Lee, Jun Oh Kim, Nam Gyun Kim, Yoon Jung Lee, Young Ji Park, Jun Sik Kim
Background: Surgery for reconstruction of defects after surgery should be performed selectively and the many points must be considered. The authors conducted this study to compare the local flap and skin graft by facial location in the reconstruction after resection of facial skin cancer. Methods: The authors performed the study in patients that had received treatment in Department of Plastic Surgery, Gyeongsang National University. The cases were analyzed according to the reconstruction methods for the defects after surgery, sex, age, tumor site, and tumor size...
December 2017: Archives of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29344614/apprehending-otherness-through-wonder-a-facial-plastic-surgeon-s-review-of-the-book-and-movie
#18
Travis T Tollefson
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 17, 2018: JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29342029/association-of-involutional-lower-eyelid-entropion-with-reduced-upper-eyelid-position-relative-to-the-corneal-light-reflex-quantification-of-facial-asymmetry
#19
Paul O Phelps, Edward J Wladis, Dale R Meyer
PURPOSE: To investigate the association between upper eyelid position relative to the corneal light reflex (MRD1) and to delineate an association between eyelid height and involutional lower eyelid entropion. METHODS: Retrospective study of patients presenting for entropion repair to an academic ophthalmic plastic surgery service. A total of 111 patients were included in the study; 95 had unilateral involutional lower eyelid entropion, and 16 had bilateral lower eyelid entropion...
January 16, 2018: Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29327032/three-dimensional-volumetric-analysis-of-3-fat-processing-techniques-for-facial-fat-grafting-a-randomized-clinical-trial
#20
Rongwei Wu, Xiaonan Yang, Xiaolei Jin, Haibin Lu, Zhenhua Jia, Binghang Li, Haiyue Jiang, Zuoliang Qi
Importance: Autologous fat grafting has revolutionized the field of facial soft-tissue augmentation, despite a lack of standardization. Objective data are needed to arrive at consensus regarding the best technique for optimal volume retention. Objective: To compare 3 fat-processing techniques with 3-dimensional (3-D) technology to explore the optimal fat-processing technique for improving the volume retention of grafted fat. Design, Setting, and Participants: From September 2015 to December 2016, patients with facial asymmetry were treated by initial facial fat grafting at the Plastic Surgery Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College...
January 11, 2018: JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery
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