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December 1, 2017: JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29145321/acupuncture-and-constraint-induced-movement-therapy-for-a-patient-with-chronic-stroke-one-year-follow-up-case-report
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Yuanyuan Jin, Xiaoqing Jin, Yidan Chen, Jianfang Zhu
RATIONALE: Spasticity is a widespread problem in chronic stroke. To date, no study has reported the long-term (up to 1 year) outcomes of acupuncture in combination with constraint-induced movement therapy in patients with chronic stroke. This report describes the successful addition of acupuncture on spasticity and arm function in a patient with chronic stroke and arm paresis. PATIENT CONCERNS: At screening, the patient was unable to voluntarily extend her interphalangeal or metacarpophalangeal joints beyond the 10 degrees required for constraint-induced movement therapy...
November 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29145188/brueghel-syndrome-or-meige-syndrome-two-sides-of-a-same-disease
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M Béreau, L Tatu
Different eponyms such as "Wood syndrome," Meige syndrome, "Brueghel syndrome," "Blepharospasm plus syndrome" have been used to describe segmental craniocervical dystonias. These facial and/or oromandibular movement disorders are characterized by muscle contractions and spasms involving eyes, facial region, and sometimes pharynx, jaw, floor of the mouth, and tongue. The pathophysiology of craniocervical dystonia is poorly understood, but abnormal plasticity and impaired inhibition are suspected. Injection of botulinum toxin appears to be the best therapeutic option for treating segmental craniocervical dystonia...
2018: Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29140385/virtual-treatment-planning-for-implant-retained-nasal-prosthesis-a-clinical-report
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Muaiyed Mahmoud Buzayan, Norsiah Binti Yunu, Ha Kien Oon, Omar Tawfiq
Osseointegrated craniofacial implants have improved retention and patients' perceptions of implant-retained nasal prostheses; however, the determination of the available bone sites for implant placement post-rhinectomy is difficult. This case report describes the use of cone beam computed tomography scanning and computer-assisted virtual planning in conjunction with digital photographs for rehabilitation of a facial defect with an implant-retained silicon nasal prosthesis. Two implants were planned in the anatomical area with adequate bone volume to achieve favorable cosmetic outcomes and accessibility for hygiene maintenance...
November 2017: International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29122088/factors-that-contribute-to-disagreement-in-satisfaction-between-surgeons-and-patients-after-corrective-septorhinoplasty
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Jong-Yeup Kim, Min-Ji Cha, Soon-Sung Kwon, Dong-Kyu Kim
BACKGROUND: Corrective septorhinoplasty is one of the most common facial plastic surgeries. However, surgeons and patients sometimes disagree about postoperative-outcome satisfaction after corrective septorhinoplasty. OBJECTIVE: We investigated the factors that influenced the disagreement in satisfaction between surgeons and patients after corrective septorhinoplasty. METHODS: Surgeon satisfaction was assessed by other plastic surgeons by comparing patient photographs taken at the preoperative and 12-month postoperative periods...
November 1, 2017: American Journal of Rhinology & Allergy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29121166/characteristics-diagnosis-and-management-of-ehlers-danlos-syndromes-a-review
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Andrew W Joseph, Shannon S Joseph, Clair A Francomano, Theda C Kontis
Importance: Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDSs) are a group of heritable connective tissue disorders. Patients with EDSs can develop excessive facial rhytids, nasal deformities, and facial scarring, for which they may seek consultation with a facial plastic surgeon. Ehlers-Danlos syndromes can be associated with serious surgical complications and should be identified preoperatively to facilitate optimal treatment. To our knowledge, no management guidelines for patients with EDSs exist in the facial plastic surgery literature...
November 9, 2017: JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29121158/opioid-use-by-patients-after-rhinoplasty
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Sagar Patel, Angela Sturm, Michael Bobian, Peter F Svider, Giancarlo Zuliani, Russell Kridel
Importance: Given the increase in opioid addiction and overdose in the United States, reasoned opioid use after outpatient surgery may affect prescription medication abuse. Objectives: To examine patient use of opioids after rhinoplasty and establish an optimal postrhinoplasty pain management regimen. Design, Setting, and Participants: In this case series, opioid use was evaluated in 62 patients who underwent rhinoplasty performed by 3 fellowship-trained facial plastic surgeons, 2 in private practice in Texas and 1 in an academic setting in Michigan, from February 2016 to September 2016...
November 9, 2017: JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29103740/reconstruction-design-before-tumour-resection-a-new-concept-of-through-and-through-cheek-defect-reconstruction
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Zhao-Jiang Gong, Zhen-Hu Ren, Kai Wang, Hong-Yu Tan, Sheng Zhang, Han-Jiang Wu
OBJECTIVE: To explore a new method of reconstruction of through-and-through cheek defects and to evaluate this method's efficacy and patient prognosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This retrospective study included 70 patients who underwent reconstruction of through-and-through cheek defects. The surgical approach, design of facial skin incisions, selection and design of flaps, postoperative quality of life and prognosis of patients were recorded and reported. RESULTS: Postoperative quality of life gradually increased over time, and the mean scores of University of Washington Quality of Life (UW-QOL) Questionnaire was more than 80 at 1-year postoperatively...
November 2017: Oral Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29092974/breast-reconstruction-in-a-patient-with-noonan-syndrome
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Basel Sharaf, Mohamed Diya Sabbagh, Si-Gyun Roh
Noonan syndrome (NS) is a relatively common genetic disorder with an autosomal dominant inheritance pattern affecting 1 in 1000-2500 births. Patients with this syndrome present with characteristic facial, musculoskeletal, cardiac and endocrine abnormalities. Lack of postpubertal breast development is a common manifestation of this syndrome and may result in severe hypomastia and a masculine appearance of the female chest. We report the first case of breast reconstruction in a 24-year-old woman with NS who lacked postpubertal breast development...
November 1, 2017: BMJ Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29069077/functional-convergence-of-histone-methyltransferases-ehmt1-and-kmt2c-involved-in-intellectual-disability-and-autism-spectrum-disorder
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Tom S Koemans, Tjitske Kleefstra, Melissa C Chubak, Max H Stone, Margot R F Reijnders, Sonja de Munnik, Marjolein H Willemsen, Michaela Fenckova, Connie T R M Stumpel, Levinus A Bok, Margarita Sifuentes Saenz, Kyna A Byerly, Linda B Baughn, Alexander P A Stegmann, Rolph Pfundt, Huiqing Zhou, Hans van Bokhoven, Annette Schenck, Jamie M Kramer
Kleefstra syndrome, caused by haploinsufficiency of euchromatin histone methyltransferase 1 (EHMT1), is characterized by intellectual disability (ID), autism spectrum disorder (ASD), characteristic facial dysmorphisms, and other variable clinical features. In addition to EHMT1 mutations, de novo variants were reported in four additional genes (MBD5, SMARCB1, NR1I3, and KMT2C), in single individuals with clinical characteristics overlapping Kleefstra syndrome. Here, we present a novel cohort of five patients with de novo loss of function mutations affecting the histone methyltransferase KMT2C...
October 2017: PLoS Genetics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29062658/cosmetic-surgery-training-in-plastic-surgery-residency-programs
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Colton H L McNichols, Silviu Diaconu, Sara Alfadil, Jhade Woodall, Michael Grant, Scott Lifchez, Arthur Nam, Yvonne Rasko
BACKGROUND: Over the past decade, plastic surgery programs have continued to evolve with the addition of 1 year of training, increase in the minimum number of required aesthetic cases, and the gradual replacement of independent positions with integrated ones. To evaluate the impact of these changes on aesthetic training, a survey was sent to residents and program directors. METHODS: A 37 question survey was sent to plastic surgery residents at all Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-approved plastic surgery training programs in the United States...
September 2017: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Global Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29051396/facial-transplantation-an-update-of-results-and-perspectives-from-tissue-engineering
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Francesco Simonacci, Roberto Toni, Edoardo Raposio
BACKGROUND/AIM: Facial transplantation is a revolutionary procedure developed recently, which is indicated if autologous transfers fail to restore human appearance. More than 30 patients have undergone facial transplantation in different centers worldwide. Here, we provide an update on its main anatomical, surgical, immunological, ethical, and follow- up aspects. We also provide innovative perspectives of regenerative medicine and tissue engineering that could hold promise for this emerging surgical field...
2017: Annali Italiani di Chirurgia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29049615/current-trends-in-management-of-submental-liposis-a-pooled-analysis-and-survey
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Sagar Patel, Russell Kridel
Importance: Since its approval by the US Food and Drug Administration for treatment of moderate to severe submental liposis in April 2015, deoxycholic acid (Kybella) has received significant media attention as a novel aesthetic treatment. Four phase 3 clinical trials have published data demonstrating the safety and efficacy of the drug compared with placebo; however, no study has juxtaposed the product with submental liposuction. Objective: To evaluate the efficacy of injectable deoxycholic acid in the treatment of isolated submental liposis...
October 19, 2017: JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29046820/bioimaging-of-botulinum-toxin-and-hyaluronate-hydrogels-using-zwitterionic-near-infrared-fluorophores
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Ki Su Kim, Yun Seop Kim, Kai Bao, Hideyuki Wada, Hak Soo Choi, Sei Kwang Hahn
BACKGROUND: The injection of botulinum toxin (BTX) to reduce facial wrinkles is one of the most frequently performed plastic surgery procedures. The biocompatible hydrogels are injected with BTX for effective tissue augmentation. However, it is difficult to determine the interval of injection for effective tissue augmentation. METHOD: BTX and hyaluronate (HA) hydrogels were labeled with zwitterionic (ZW) near-infrared (NIR) fluorophores and visualized for 3 weeks after injection to BALB/c nude mice...
2017: Biomaterials Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29044363/the-value-of-a-resident-aesthetic-clinic-a-7-year-institutional-review-and-survey-of-the-chief-resident-experience
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Jason M Weissler, Martin J Carney, Chen Yan, Ivona Percec
Background: With the evolving plastic surgery training paradigm, there is an increasing emphasis on aesthetic surgery education during residency. In an effort to improve aesthetic education and to encourage preparation for independent practice, our institution has supported a resident-run aesthetic clinic for over two decades. Objectives: To provide insight into the educational benefits of a resident-run cosmetic clinic through longitudinal resident follow up and institutional experiential review...
October 16, 2017: Aesthetic Surgery Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29040363/establishing-milestones-for-facial-injectables-in-plastic-surgery-residency-training-four-year-follow-up
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Saba Motakef, Insiyah Campwala, Subhas Gupta
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 16, 2017: Aesthetic Surgery Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29030725/domestic-horses-equus-caballus-prefer-to-approach-humans-displaying-a-submissive-body-posture-rather-than-a-dominant-body-posture
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Amy Victoria Smith, Clara Wilson, Karen McComb, Leanne Proops
Signals of dominance and submissiveness are central to conspecific communication in many species. For domestic animals, sensitivities to these signals in humans may also be beneficial. We presented domestic horses with a free choice between two unfamiliar humans, one adopting a submissive and the other a dominant body posture, with vocal and facial cues absent. Horses had previously been given food rewards by both human demonstrators, adopting neutral postures, to encourage approach behaviour. Across four counterbalanced test trials, horses showed a significant preference for approaching the submissive posture in both the first trial and across subsequent trials, and no individual subject showed an overall preference for dominant postures...
October 13, 2017: Animal Cognition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29023292/silicone-facial-prosthesis-a-preliminary-report-on-silicone-adhesion-to-magnet
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Soung Min Kim, Yun Ju Cho, Mi Young Eo, Jong Sic Kim, Suk Keun Lee
Although a silicone facial prosthesis has many advantages, silicone's limited cementation with resin or metal has caused many maxillofacial reconstructive surgeons and prosthodontists concern regarding the use of silicone-based facial prostheses. This study demonstrates 1 representative silicone facial prosthesis patient with magnet cementation to silicone using plastic clay, which will be applied to various maxillofacial prosthesis strategies in the near future.
October 11, 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28992500/plastic-bag-and-facial-cleanser-derived-microplastic-do-not-affect-feeding-behaviour-and-energy-reserves-of-terrestrial-isopods
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Anita Jemec Kokalj, Petra Horvat, Tina Skalar, Andrej Kržan
Current data regarding the effects of microplastic (MP) on terrestrial organisms are very scarce. Isopods play an important role in plant litter decomposition processes and are commonly used test species in terrestrial ecotoxicity studies. Their altered feeding behaviour and energy reserves are established biomarkers of adverse effects upon stressor exposure. For this study we assessed the effects of MP derived from plastic bag film (mean size 183±93μm) and particles from a facial cleanser (mean size 137±51μm) on the terrestrial isopod, Porcellio scaber...
February 15, 2018: Science of the Total Environment
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28975248/use-of-condensed-nanofat-combined-with-fat-grafts-to-treat-atrophic-scars
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Zichun Gu, Yirun Li, Hua Li
Importance: In addition to the physical deformity, there is often great psychological burden of facial scars for patients. In this study, we use condensed nanofat combined with fat grafts in a novel technique to improve atrophic facial scars by raising both the surface and the bottom of the affected area. Objective: To assess whether the use of condensed nanofat combined with fat grafting can be effective in treating atrophic facial scars from both an aesthetic and a functional perspective...
September 21, 2017: JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery
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