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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29782308/activation-of-herpes-simplex-infection-after-tattoo
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Antigona Begolli Gerqari, Mybera Ferizi, Merita Kotori, Aferdita Daka, Syzana Hapciu, Ilir Begolli, Mirije Begolli, Idriz Gerqari
Tattooing is a procedure where ink is applied to an area of the skin, mostly intraepidermally (1). This procedure is carried out mainly for aesthetic purposes. Lately, it has been used as a corrective medical procedure following amputation of mammilla. The procedure is aggressive (2), and the fact that skin is punctured many times with the same needle which cannot be fully sterilized may cause infection of the treated area with bacterial, fungal, or viral agents that may lead to health consequences manifesting in the form of verrucae vulgaris, molluscum contagiosum, and herpes simplex...
April 2018: Acta Dermatovenerologica Croatica: ADC
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29761211/comparative-study-of-uma-jeunesse-classic-%C3%A2-and-uma-jeunesse-ultra-%C3%A2
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Peeyush P Sharma, Dave Krishan Sharma, Andrew Carr
INTRODUCTION: The emergence of hyaluronic acid dermal fillers with lidocaine has transformed the minimally invasive treatment of wrinkles, lines and folds of the face. Patients can be treated quickly, painlessly and without the need for large doses of lidocaine. Therefore, it is important to scientifically evaluate the merits of lidocaine-containing products over those without. METHODS: The two products, with (UJU) and without lidocaine (UJ), were randomly injected into nasolabial folds of 75 healthy volunteers with varying skin types in a split face study, age ranging 26-60 years...
May 14, 2018: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29757038/granuloma-as-a-complication-of-polycaprolactone-based-dermal-filler-injection-ultrasound-and-histopathology-studies
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Ewa Skrzypek, Barbara Górnicka, Daisy Miriam Skrzypek, Mlosek Robert Krzysztof
In aesthetic medicine, there has been an ongoing search for an ideal dermal filler to offer zero complication rate. Polycaprolactone-based dermal filler (PCL) has been available since 2009. The purpose of the paper was to present a case of granuloma as a complication of PCL injection, which has not been reported so far by other researchers. A 68-year-old female was injected with PCL. One year later, nodules accompanied by bluish skin discoloration developed within the injection site. Ultrasound and histopathology studies were performed...
May 14, 2018: Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy: Official Publication of the European Society for Laser Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29736676/basic-photographic-standards-for-abdominal-contouring-procedures-and-abdominoplasty-lipectomy
#4
Marion Dietl, Peter Kompatscher
Standardized reliable medical photographic documentation should be made by every plastic surgeon for valid comparisons of preoperative and post-operative illustrations. However, photographic documentation in aesthetic surgery has also an important medico-legal impact as if not performed accurately it can result in severe legal ramifications. Therefore, we evaluated and redefined the existing photographic standards for abdominal contouring procedures and abdominoplasty/lipectomy further, to achieve consistent detailed photographs without any corresponding distortion or distraction...
May 7, 2018: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29725739/the-combination-of-expanded-scalp-flap-and-800-nm-diode-laser-in-the-reconstruction-of-forehead-defect
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Yang Li, Weiyang Li, Chaohua Liu, Qing Yang, Ping Xue, Hengxin Liu, Jiangbo Cui, Jianke Ding, Yingjun Su, Xianjie Ma
Skin grafting is often the first choice for closing forehead defects. However, the aesthetics of skin grafting-reconstructed forehead defects are still not accepted by a large number of patients. With the technological advancement of laser hair removal, scalp flaps have been considered as donors for reconstruction of forehead defects. We evaluated 10 cases of forehead defect reconstructions with expanded scalp flaps followed by hair removal by an 800 nm diode laser. All flaps survived uneventfully and underwent 4-6 laser treatments for hair removal...
May 3, 2018: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29722578/a-review-of-prevention-diagnosis-and-treatment-of-relative-energy-deficiency-in-sport-red-s-in-artistic-synchronized-swimming
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Sherry Robertson, Margo Mountjoy
The syndrome Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED-S) is a clinical entity characterized by low energy availability (LEA), which can negatively affect the health and performance of both male and female athletes. The underlying mechanism of RED-S is an inadequacy of dietary energy to support optimal health and performance. This syndrome refers to impaired physiological function including metabolic rate, menstrual function, bone health, immunity, protein synthesis, and cardiovascular health, with psychological consequences which can either precede (through restrictive dietary habits) or result from RED-S...
May 3, 2018: International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29717339/inverted-nipple-treatment-and-poliglecaprone-spacer
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Lidia Dessena, Sandy Dast, Simon Perez, Razvan Mercut, Christian Herlin, Raphael Sinna
INTRODUCTION: Nipple inversion is defined as a non-projectile nipple. It is a frequent pathologic condition, in which the whole nipple, or a portion of its, is buried inward towards the lactiferous duct and lies below the plane of the areola. Numerous strategies have been described to correct nipple inversion. All the procedures have the purpose to give a good shape to the nipple, preserving its function and sensitivity, when it is possible. To avoid recurrences and to obtain good aesthetic results, we present a modified percutaneous technique...
May 1, 2018: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29717338/trends-in-rhinoplasty-research-a-20-year-bibliometric-analysis
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Shadi Lalezari, David A Daar, Prakash J Mathew, Donald S Mowlds, Keyianoosh Z Paydar, Garrett A Wirth
BACKGROUND: Rhinoplasty is a popular aesthetic and reconstructive surgical procedure. It is one of the top five surgical cosmetic procedures performed worldwide. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate global trends in rhinoplasty research spanning 20 years between 1994 and 2013. METHODS: The top 15 plastic surgery and otolaryngology journals containing rhinoplasty research were determined using impact factors (IF). A database of rhinoplasty articles from 1994 to 2013 was created to include the following classifications: IF, authors' geographic location, study design, level of evidence (LOE), and pertinence to aesthetic or reconstructive rhinoplasty...
May 1, 2018: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29671023/etiology-and-treatment-of-congenital-festoons
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Mokhtar Asaadi
BACKGROUND: Festoons and malar bags present a particular challenge to the plastic surgeon and commonly persist after the traditional lower blepharoplasty. They are more common than we think and a trained eye will be able to recognize them. Lower blepharoplasty in these patients requires addressing the lid-cheek junction and midcheek using additional techniques such as orbicularis retaining ligament (ORL) and zygomaticocutaneous ligament (ZCL) release, midface lift, microsuction, or even direct excision (Kpodzo e al...
April 18, 2018: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29667799/shrink-that-frown-botulinum-toxin-therapy-is-lifting-the-face-of-psychiatry
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M Axel Wollmer, Insa Neumann, Michelle Magid, Tillmann H Kruger
Treating glabellar frown lines with injections of botulinum toxin is the most frequently applied procedure in aesthetic medicine. In addition to its cosmetic effect, botulinum toxin may also positively modulate mood and affect, which may contribute to its popularity. A series of clinical studies has shown that this modulation can be used in the treatment of major depression. After a single glabellar treatment with botulinum toxin, patients suffering from unipolar depression experienced a quick, strong and sustained improvement in the symptoms of depression...
April 18, 2018: Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia: Organo Ufficiale, Società Italiana di Dermatologia e Sifilografia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29666911/dual-coverage-of-the-inferior-pole-with-conjoined-fascial-flap-and-acellular-dermal-matrix-for-immediate-one-stage-breast-reconstruction-with-a-prosthetic-implant
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Seo H Lee, Yong S Chun, Heung K Park, Yang W Kim, Young W Cheon
BACKGROUND: Elevation of a conjoined fascial flap composed of the pectoralis major, serratus anterior, and external oblique fascia is a type of surgical technique using autologous tissue to cover the lower pole after immediate one-stage direct-to-implant (DTI) breast reconstruction. However, volumetric breast implants hinder use of this technique alone. For better structural stability and more aesthetically favorable breast contour in large breasts, we have devised a technique involving dual coverage of the lower pole by a conjoined fascial flap and acellular dermal matrix (ADM)...
April 17, 2018: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29644416/shape-position-and-dimension-of-the-nipple-areola-complex-in-the-ideal-male-chest-a-quick-and-simple-operating-room-technique
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Sara Tanini, Giulia Lo Russo
INTRODUCTION: The anatomical features of the chest identify an individual as male or female and even the smallest details of these features determine the appropriate appearance for each gender. In female-to-male patients, the creation of an aesthetically pleasing male chest is the most important step. Incorrect positioning of the nipple areola complex (NAC) on the chest wall and suboptimal shaping and sizing of the NAC are common pitfalls in male NAC creation. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We have analyzed the anatomical chest features of 26 water polo players, to verify our hypothesis of the relationship between the pectoralis major muscle and NAC and to create a method for repositioning the NAC that is applicable in the operating room, is easy, practical and reproducible without the use of formulas and based on an easily identifiable landmark...
April 11, 2018: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29644415/does-simultaneous-liposuction-adversely-affect-the-outcome-of-thread-lifts-a-preliminary-result
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Yong Woo Lee, Tae Hwan Park
BACKGROUND: Along with advances in thread lift techniques and materials, ancillary procedures such as fat grafting, liposuction, or filler injections have been performed simultaneously. Some surgeons think that these ancillary procedures might affect the aesthetic outcomes of thread lifting possibly due to inadvertent injury to threads or loosening of soft tissue via passing the cannula in the surgical plane of the thread lifts. The purpose of the current study is to determine the effect of such ancillary procedures on the outcome of thread lifts in the human and cadaveric setting...
April 11, 2018: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29623191/art-in-science-competition-invites-artworks-to-the-annual-exhibition-on-ismb-2018-in-chicago
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EDITORIAL
Lonnie Welch, Bruno Gaeta, Diane E Kovats, Milana Frenkel Morgenstern
The International Society of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (ISCB) brings together scientists from a wide range of disciplines, including biology, medicine, computer science, mathematics and statistics. Practitioners in these fields are constantly dealing with information in visual form: from microscope images and photographs of gels to scatter plots, network graphs and phylogenetic trees, structural formulae and protein models to flow diagrams, visual aids for problem-solving are omnipresent. The ISCB Art in Science Competition 2017 at the ISCB/ECCB 2017 conference in Prague offered a way to show the beauty of science in art form...
2018: F1000Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29610952/epicanthal-restoration-surgery-with-scar-excision-in-severe-epicanthal-scar
#15
Yoon Jae Chung, Mun Geun Koo, Soo Hyang Lee
BACKGROUND: Medial epicanthoplasty is a common aesthetic surgery in Asia to remove the epicanthal fold. With increasing use of this surgery, unsatisfactory results have grown. Several methods have been developed to correct it. However, there are limitations in restoration if the patient has a severe scar or does not have enough skin for reconstruction. By aggressively removing scar tissue, the authors present a better reverse redraping epicanthoplasty. METHODS: The procedure was performed on 512 patients who had complications of medial epicanthoplasty from May 2011 to October 2015...
April 2, 2018: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29589609/upregulating-mtor-erk-signaling-with-leonurine-for-promoting-angiogenesis-and-tissue-regeneration-in-a-full-thickness-cutaneous-wound-model
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Chenggui Wang, Zengjie Zhang, Tianzhen Xu, Yiting Lou, Qingqing Wang, Haiming Jin, Lilian Zhang, Yongzeng Feng, Huazi Xu, Cong Mao
Wound therapy remains a clinical challenge due to the poor vascularization during the healing process and the high demand to achieve functional and aesthetically satisfactory scars. Newly-formed blood vessels are necessary for wound healing since they can deliver nutrients and oxygen to the wound area. In this study, the role of leonurine (LN), a traditional Chinese medicine isolated from Herba leonuri, in promoting angiogenesis and its function in wound healing have been investigated. The results of co-culture with human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs) demonstrated that LN treatment (5-20 μM) could promote the proliferation and migration and enhance the ability of in vitro angiogenesis through up-regulating the mTOR/ERK signaling pathway...
March 28, 2018: Food & Function
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29580312/the-shifting-aesthetics-of-expertise-in-the-sharing-economy-of-scientific-medicine
#17
Kirsten Ostherr
Argument The deficit model of science communication assumes that the creation and dissemination of knowledge is limited to researchers with formal credentials. Recent challenges to this model have emerged among "e-patients" who develop extensive online activist communities, demand access to their own health data, conduct crowd-sourced experiments, and "hack" health problems that traditional medical experts have failed to solve. This article explores the aesthetics of medical media that enact the transition from a deficit model to a patient-driven model of visual representation and health communication...
March 2018: Science in Context
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29569584/personal-account-the-benefits-of-joining-the-british-college-of-aesthetic-medicine
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Sami Stagnell
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 23, 2018: British Dental Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29563738/reconstruction-of-the-major-defects-of-the-tissue-scalp
#19
M I Muradov, K B Mukhamedkerim, А А Baiguzeva, K E Kazantaev, D Zh Koshkarbaev
The problem of treating tissue defects of the scalp to date remains one of the actual problems of modern medicine. Low elasticity, stiffness, and the presence of hair follicles and skin deficit dictate the need for new treatments, cosmetic relevant requirements of this zone. The use of expander dermotension in recent years has found its wide distribution in the treatment of defects and deformities of covering tissue anywhere on the body. On the example of a patient K.32 years old hospitalized with diagnosis-basal cell epithelioma of the scalp-the defect of soft tissues, we demonstrated the use of expander plastic in the treatment of defect covering tissues of the scalp...
March 2018: Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29560545/simultaneous-rhinoseptoplasty-and-orthognathic-surgery-outcome-analysis-of-250-consecutive-patients-using-a-modified-le-fort-i-osteotomy
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M Raffaini, R Cocconi, G Spinelli, T Agostini
BACKGROUND: The purpose of the present study was to assess the safety and efficacy of both functional intranasal procedures and cosmetic rhinoplasty combined with bimaxillary surgery. METHODS: The author executed a retrospective cohort study derived from patients who underwent combined rhinoseptoplasty and bimaxillary surgery at a private practice setting (Face Surgery Center, Parma, Italy) between April 2006 and 2015 by a single surgeon. The minimum follow-up was 12 months...
March 20, 2018: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
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