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According to the data of American Society for Aesthetics Plastic Surgery breast augmentation is the second most common surgical aesthetic procedure of 2016. Complications of breast augmentation in early period are hematoma/seroma formation, asymmetry, scarring, implant rippling, malposition; whereas a late-term complications consist of inadequate satisfaction, capsular contracture glandular atrophy and a newly recognized complication: Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma.1 It has been discussed in the literature that the biofilm that forms around the implant; mostly around the textured ones, is one of the most important reasons leading to ALCL.
Source: Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Authors: Tags: Correspondence and Communications Source Type: research
This article aims to provide an overview of immunological and bacterial factors involved in development of capsular contracture.
Source: Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
Round and anatomical implants are used throughout the world for breast augmentation. However, controversy persists as to which provides the most aesthetically pleasing results, with a paucity of evidence comparing the cosmetic outcome of the two shapes. Many argue that in the majority of patients it is impossible to tell whether augmentation has been carried out using anatomical or round implants. We performed a live global ballot at the London Breast Meeting 2016 to determine whether delegates from around the world could determine the shape of implants used to augment 50 patients.
Source: Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery - Category: Cosmetic Surgery Authors: Tags: Correspondence and Communications Source Type: research
Institutional investors with positions in OrbiMed are reportedly reviewing their involvement with the healthcare hedge fund after sexual harassment allegations surfaced against founder and managing partner Sam Isaly. Six former employees of biotech hedge fund accused Isaly, a 72-year-old investor long revered in the biotech community for his ability to pick stocks, of routinely demeaning and harassing women with hardcore pornography and sex toys, STAT reported Dec. 5. Isaly has denied the allegations. The sixth accuser contacted the outlet after that story, requesting anonymity for fear of rep...
Source: Mass Device - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Wall Street Beat OrbiMed Venture Capital/Private Equity Source Type: news
Sexual harassment scandals are not limited to Hollywood, famous broadcasters, and politicians. This week STAT broke a sexual harassment story that touches medtech, as it involves the founder of one of the industry's largest hedge funds. According to the investigative report, OrbiMed founder and managing partner Sam Isaly harassed and demeaned female employees for years. Former employees reportedly told STAT that Isaly routinely subjected young female assistants to pornography in the workplace, lewd jokes, and sexist comments. Five people who once worked at the firm described how Isaly would often handle a set of breast imp...
Source: MDDI - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Medical Device Business Source Type: news
Condition:   Plastic Surgery Intervention:   Procedure: Tranexamic acid Sponsor:   Centre Hospitalier René Dubos Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Several former employees of biotech hedge fund OrbiMed have alleged that Sam Isaly, the firm’s founder &managing partner, sexually harassed his female colleagues for years, according to an investigation by STAT. Isaly is a 72-year-old investor who has long been revered among the biotech community for his ability to pick stocks. But at OrbiMed, former employees told STAT he routinely demeaned women and harassed them. One woman told the news outlet that he repeatedly showed her hardcore pornography just to laugh as she reacted in disgust. “I’m scarred,” Isaly’s former assistan...
Source: Mass Device - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Biotech Wall Street Beat OrbiMed Source Type: news
Find out how to reduce the number of bacteria around macrotextured breast implants to prevent the incidence of implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news
ConclusionDetermining the extent of cosmetic tourism for breast augmentation, including outcomes and complications, will help to inform Australian patients who this seek procedure abroad. Furthermore, it will aid in better understanding the health system implications and may help to guide future research and public health interventions both locally and internationally.
Source: ANZ Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Review Article Source Type: research
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