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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27913412/the-impact-of-a-plastic-surgeon-s-gender-on-patient-choice
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Eva A Huis In 't Veld, Francisco L Canales, Heather J Furnas
BACKGROUND: In the patient-driven market of aesthetic surgery, an understanding of the factors that patients consider in their choice of surgeon can inform the individual plastic surgeon's marketing strategy. Previous studies have investigated patient gender preferences for physicians in other specialties, but none has investigated whether patients consider gender when choosing a plastic surgeon. OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study is to determine the impact of a plastic surgeon's gender on patient choice...
December 2, 2016: Aesthetic Surgery Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27884086/predictors-of-satisfaction-in-patient-with-silicone-breast-implants-and-its-association-with-drug-intake-habits
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Inês Correia-Sá, M Natália D S Cordeiro, José Amarante, Marisa Marques
BACKGROUND: Satisfaction is an important outcome variable in surgical success. The purpose of this study is to evaluate predictors of satisfaction in women submitted to silicone textured breast implant surgery. METHODS: A retrospective evaluation of women receiving textured silicone breast implants was performed. Patients were divided in four groups: cosmetic cohort (n = 104), reconstructive cohort (n = 120), general population control cohort (n = 120) and aesthetic control cohort (n = 54)...
November 24, 2016: Acta Chirurgica Belgica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27881936/autologous-fat-transfer-to-the-subcutaneous-tissue-in-the-context-of-breast-reconstructive-procedures
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REVIEW
Pawel Szychta, Marek Zadrozny, Jan Rykala, Lukasz Banasiak, Henryk Witmanowski
Autologous fat transfer (AFT) is an appropriate technique for aesthetic rejuvenation of the face, aesthetic enhancement of hands, correction of the facial appearance in various disorders and constitutes a surgical alternative of treatment of numerous breast deformities ranging from distorting posttraumatic scars, post-eczema lesions, post-burn deformities to partial or total breast reconstruction. Our work is aimed to familiarize dermatologists with the technique of harvesting and implanting the aspirate of adipose cells in patients consulted for deformities of the breast...
October 2016: Postȩpy Dermatologii i Alergologii
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27822936/analysis-of-malpractice-claims-associated-with-surgical-site-infection-in-the-field-of-plastic-surgery
#4
Bo Young Park, Jung Woo Kwon, So Ra Kang, Seung Eun Hong
Postoperative infections are rare after plastic surgery; however, when present, they can affect the aesthetic outcome. Currently, many malpractice lawsuits are associated with surgical site infection. The present study aimed to analyze malpractice claims associated with surgical site infection in the field of plastic surgery through a review of Korean precedents. We analyzed the type of procedure, associated complications, and legal judgment in these cases. Most claimants were women, and claims were most often related to breast surgery...
December 2016: Journal of Korean Medical Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27816461/-abnormalities-of-the-male-median-raphe
#5
J N Dauendorffer, P Méria
INTRODUCTION: Abnormalities of the male median raphe can either be detected during postnatal examination or appear later during childhood or adulthood. They can be isolated or sometimes associated with severe congenital genitourinary malformations. METHODS: A literature review was performed on the Medline database, considering the articles listed until April 2015 dealing with abnormalities of the male median raphe using the following keywords: male, median raphe and abnormalities...
December 2016: Progrès en Urologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27748505/withdrawn-dental-fillings-for-the-treatment-of-caries-in-the-primary-dentition
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REVIEW
Veerasamy Yengopal, Soraya Yasin Harnekar, Naren Patel, Nandi Siegfried
BACKGROUND: Childhood caries (tooth decay) consists of a form of tooth decay that affects the milk teeth (also known as baby or primary teeth) of children. This may range from tooth decay in a single tooth to rampant caries affecting all the teeth in the mouth. Primary teeth in young children are vital to their development and every effort should be made to retain these teeth for as long as is possible. Dental fillings or restorations have been used as an intervention to repair these damaged teeth...
October 17, 2016: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27676791/evaluation-of-a-multidisciplinary-consultation-for-children-s-upper-limb-amputation
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Julie Dohin, Caroline Coiffier-Leone, Prune Payre, Beatrice Bayle, Bruno Dohin, Vincent Gautheron
Congenital agenesis and acquired amputations of upper limb in children are a great traumatic experience in affected families. Patients, families and caregivers are then exposed to many functional and social difficulties. These states require accurate analysis of functional impairment, child's coping skills and therapeutic plan to implement for optimal social integration. These children and their families must be supported since early childhood by multidisciplinary teams. This can require psychological support, the use of an aesthetic and/or functional prosthesis, and occupational therapy...
September 2016: Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27543257/median-raphe-cysts-in-men-presentation-of-our-experience-and-literature-review
#8
V Navalón-Monllor, M V Ordoño-Saiz, F Ordoño-Domínguez, V Sabater-Marco, Y Pallás-Costa, P Navalón-Verdejo
OBJECTIVES: To present our experience with the diagnosis and treatment of median raphe cysts treated in our department in the last 25years. MATERIAL AND METHOD: We conducted a retrospective study of 28men with median raphe cysts who underwent surgery in our department from June 1990 to March 2015. We analysed the age of presentation, reason for consultation, clinical manifestations, histological findings, treatment and outcome after exeresis. RESULTS: The majority of the patients (22; 79%) were asymptomatic and consulted for the aesthetic defect...
August 16, 2016: Actas Urologicas Españolas
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27478419/facial-skin-cancer-reconstruction
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REVIEW
Jesse D Meaike, Ryan M Dickey, Elizabeth Killion, Erica L Bartlett, Rodger H Brown
Nonmelanoma skin cancers are the most common skin cancers in the United States and the most common malignancies afflicting the head and neck region. Reconstruction of resulting defects has significant aesthetic and functional implications, and plastic surgeons are frequently consulted for reconstruction. Reconstruction can be accomplished via a multitude of approaches spanning the reconstructive ladder, and the approach should be individualized based upon both patient-related and defect-related factors. Here the authors propose a simplified approach to facial reconstruction broken down by aesthetic region...
August 2016: Seminars in Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27443800/rejuvenation-of-the-ageing-upper-lip-and-nose-with-suspension-lifting
#10
Maurice Y Mommaerts, John N Blythe
There are growing number of patients attending aesthetic consultations and requesting the rejuvenation of ageing upper lips. Often these patients also have nasal tip ptosis. There are a number of direct and indirect upper lip lifting procedures. We describe a novel technique, which combines upper lip and nasal tip rejuvenation through hidden incisions and the use of suspension micro-screws.
September 2016: Journal of Cranio-maxillo-facial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27363759/incorporating-minimally-invasive-procedures-into%C3%A2-an-aesthetic-surgery-practice
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REVIEW
Alan Matarasso, Jeremy Nikfarjam, Lauren Abramowitz
Minimally invasive procedures in an aesthetic practice have grown over the past decade. Plastic surgery practices are embracing the incorporation of injectables and lasers as adjuncts to their surgical procedures. The use of botulinum toxin, hyaluronic acid fillers, and lasers has made a significant impact on the authors' practice. The authors describe the important considerations, consultation goals, and procedural steps with injectables and fillers. The novel use of deoxycholic acid injections is also described...
July 2016: Clinics in Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27234525/factors-that-may-enhance-longevity-a-literature-review-and-a-comprehensive-update-for-aesthetic-surgeons
#12
REVIEW
S Iacob, B Hersant, M SidAhmed Mezi, J P Meningaud
INTRODUCTION: After surgery, the plastic surgeon is very often questioned about how to maintain the result and more frequently how to slow down the aging process. However, this type of knowledge is not commonly delivered during medical education or at least needs an update. This review could be used as a guide to help plastic surgeons to manage these frequent postoperative consultations. The aim of this literature review was to focus discussion on specific positive factors, identified to have a significant impact on human longevity...
August 2016: Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27220019/the-impact-of-financial-conflicts-of-interest-in-plastic-surgery-are-they-all-created-equal
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Joseph Lopez, Ilona Juan, Adela Wu, Georges Samaha, Brian Cho, J D Luck, Ashwin Soni, Jacqueline Milton, James W May, Anthony P Tufaro, Amir H Dorafshar
BACKGROUND: Recently, several studies have demonstrated that articles that disclose conflicts of interests (COI) are associated with publication of positive results. The purpose of this study was to learn more about the different types of COI as they relate to the general topic of COI in plastic surgery. Specifically, we aimed to examine whether different types of COI are more likely than others to be associated with the presentation of positive findings. METHODS: We reviewed all original articles in Annals of Plastic Surgery, Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery from January 1, 2012, to December 31, 2013...
August 2016: Annals of Plastic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27197785/-mucinous-nevus-of-late-onset
#14
A Walter Lepage, É Frouin, A Junca, V Cante, C Monégier du Sorbier, M-C Hulin-Desquiret, P Levillain, G Guillet
INTRODUCTION: Mucinous nevus is a rare disease characterized by mucin deposits in the dermis, with only 23 cases reported to date. It belongs to the connective tissue nevus family and is characterized by dermal mucin deposits. Two histological subtypes have been described: pure mucinous dermal nevus (connective tissue nevus of the proteoglycan [CTNP]) and combined mucinous nevus (combined CTNP) associating epidermal nevus with dermal mucin deposits. Lesions generally appear in childhood or early adulthood...
August 2016: Annales de Dermatologie et de Vénéréologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27062860/-application-and-research-progress-of-autologous-fat-grafting-in-breast-reconstruction
#15
REVIEW
Bingjun Xiong, Qiuwen Tan, Qing Lü
OBJECTIVE: To review the application and research progress of autologous fat grafting in breast reconstruction. METHODS: The recent literature concerning the technique, postoperative outcome, or limitations of autologous fat grafting in breast reconstruction was extensively consulted and reviewed. RESULTS: There are several ways of breast reconstruction using autologous fat for patients who underwent mastectomy or breast conserving surgery...
January 2016: Chinese Journal of Reparative and Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27018701/a-practical-approach-to-rhinoplasty
#16
Rod J Rohrich, Jamil Ahmad
Rhinoplasty continues to be one of the most commonly performed aesthetic surgical procedures. Over the past 25 years, the open approach has increased in popularity and is the focus of this article. The principles for successful rhinoplasty include comprehensive clinical analysis and defining rhinoplasty goals, preoperative consultation and planning, precise operative execution, postoperative management, and critical analysis of one's results. Systematic nasal analysis is critical to establish the goals of surgery...
April 2016: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26934294/development-and-psychometric-validation-of-the-face-q-skin-lips-and-facial-rhytids-appearance-scales-and-adverse-effects-checklists-for-cosmetic-procedures
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Anne F Klassen, Stefan J Cano, Jonathan A Schwitzer, Stephen B Baker, Alastair Carruthers, Jean Carruthers, Anne Chapas, Andrea L Pusic
IMPORTANCE: Patient-reported outcomes data are needed to determine the efficacy of cosmetic procedures. OBJECTIVE: To describe the development and psychometric evaluation of 8 appearance scales and 2 adverse effect checklists for use in minimally invasive cosmetic procedures. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS: We performed a psychometric study to select the most clinically sensitive items for inclusion in item-reduced scales and to examine reliability and validity with patients...
April 2016: JAMA Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26917200/quality-of-life-and-self-esteem-of-female-orthognathic-surgery-patients
#18
Min-Ho Jung
PURPOSE: To evaluate the effect of severe malocclusion requiring orthognathic surgery on the self-esteem (SE) and quality of life (QOL) of female adult patients undergoing orthognathic surgery compared with a group with minor malocclusions seeking only orthodontic treatment. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Female patients, aged 18 to 30 years, who had presented for an orthodontic consultation for correction of a malocclusion were enrolled during an 18-month period. In group 1, all the patients required 2-jaw surgery, and they were subdivided into those with a Class II or Class III malocclusion...
June 2016: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26862969/three-dimensional-surface-imaging-and-the-continuous-evolution-of-preoperative-and-postoperative-assessment-in-rhinoplasty
#19
Garyfalia Lekakis, Peter Claes, Grant S Hamilton, P W Hellings
During the preoperative assessment in rhinoplasty, the surgeon takes a thorough history, performs a complete examination by assessing functional and aesthetic aspects of the nose, obtains a clear understanding of the patient's wishes, conducts facial analysis based on standardized photography, and communicates to the patient the goals and pitfalls of surgery. Computer imaging or morphing of the preoperative pictures of the nose has drawn a lot of interest in the last decade, and it is a sign of evolution of the preoperative consultation...
February 2016: Facial Plastic Surgery: FPS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26862968/evolution-of-preoperative-rhinoplasty-consult-by-computer-imaging
#20
Garyfalia Lekakis, Peter Claes, Grant S Hamilton, P W Hellings
The preoperative consultation in rhinoplasty involves a multitude of actions that are mandatory for the decision-making process: history taking with attention to the symptoms and specific requests of the patient, clinical evaluation of the aesthetics, the functional status of the nose and the patients' motivation for surgery, and acquisition of standardized preoperative photographs. During the last decade, computer imaging or morphing of the preoperative pictures of the nose has become much more common. This part of the consultation allows the surgeon and patient to reach a mutually agreeable set of expectations by demonstrating the planned outcome of rhinoplasty and describing the objectives of surgery...
February 2016: Facial Plastic Surgery: FPS
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