Positive Response to Botox Injection Predicts Better Results of Migraine Surgery
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3w ago
Preoperative Botox injections are a useful test for predicting how well patients with chronic migraine will respond to nerve decompression surgery, reports a study in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS ..read more
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Higher Body Mass Index Linked to Complications After Autologous Breast Reconstruction
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3w ago
For women undergoing autologous breast reconstruction – reconstruction using the patient's own tissues, rather than implants – the risks of overall and specific complications are increased at higher body mass index (BMI) levels, reports the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS ..read more
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American Society of Plastic Surgeons Reinforces Importance of Physician Training and Credentials to Protect Patients
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1M ago
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the world's largest organization of board-certified plastic surgeons, is reiterating its dedication to upholding the highest standards of patient safety and ethical practices after a Los Angeles Times article originally published March 31, "She died after liposuction by a pediatrician. Doctors warn of cosmetic surgery's 'Wild West ..read more
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Social Media Images of Pediatric Craniofacial Patients – Parents Voice Concerns
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1M ago
Parents voice strong concerns about social media sharing of images of children undergoing craniofacial surgery, reports a survey study in the April issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS ..read more
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Social Media Use May Help to Empower Plastic Surgery Patients
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1M ago
For patients considering or undergoing plastic and reconstructive surgery (PRS) procedures, using social media to gather information and answer questions can enhance patient empowerment – potentially leading to increased autonomy and better decision-making, reports a study in the April issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS ..read more
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Higher Body Mass Index Linked to Complications After Autologous Breast Reconstruction
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2M ago
For women undergoing autologous breast reconstruction – reconstruction using the patient's own tissues, rather than implants – the risks of overall and specific complications are increased at higher body mass index (BMI) levels, reports the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS ..read more
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Neural Network Enables Objective Assessment of Breast Symmetry
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4M ago
A newly developed neural network is highly accurate in identifying key landmarks important in breast surgery – opening the potential for objective assessment of breast symmetry, suggests a study in the February issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS ..read more
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Trends in Abdominoplasty: More Outpatient Surgery and Concomitant Liposuction
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5M ago
Abdominoplasty continues to be a safe and effective procedure, with more cases performed on an outpatient basis and increased use of concomitant liposuction, according to a new 16-year analysis in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS ..read more
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Early Nerve Intervention Reduces Pain and Complications After Amputation
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5M ago
Performed early – at the time of amputation – a procedure called targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR) can reduce pain scores and prevent complications related to abnormal nerve regrowth, suggests a study in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS ..read more
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American Society of Plastic Surgeons Breaks Down 2022 Plastic Surgery Trends Among Different Demographics
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The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), the world's largest plastic surgery organization, representing 92 percent of all board-certified plastic surgeons in the United States, has released supplemental data to its 2022 procedural statistics. The newest study breaks down data by age, gender and surgical fees ..read more
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