Plastic Surgery for Men Surges
Over the past five years, there was a 23 percent increase in liposuction and a 12 percent increase in tummy tucks among men, and a 30 percent increase in male breast reductions, according to the society.
The objective of this study was to assess erysipelas incidence before and after liposuction treatment for patients suffering from post-mastectomy lymphedema. A prospective cohort study of 130 patients at Skåne University Hospital in Malmö, Sweden with postmastectomy arm lymphedema, who had poor outcomes from prior conservative treatment and clinical signs of subcutaneous adipose tissue hypertrophy, underwent liposuction between 1993-2012. Pre- and postoperative incident data on erysipelas were available for all of them. Mean duration of lymphedema prior to liposuction was 8.8 years (range1-38, standard deviation...
In 2017, more than 1.3 million American men had operations - mostly getting 'breast' reductions, liposuction and tummy tucks. The rate of male Botox has soared 99% since 2000.
ConclusionTruncal liposculpting with modified abdominoplasty accomplishes very good aesthetic results in a single surgical procedure with a low rate of complications and high patient satisfaction in cases of revision abdominoplasties.Level of Evidence VThis journal requires that authors assign a level of evidence to each article. For a full description of these Evidence-Based Medicine ratings, please refer to Table of Contents or the online Instructions to Authorswww.springer.com/00266.
[Ghanaian Times] Two people died at the Obengfo Hospital between 2013 and 2017 after undergoing a liposuction and fat transfer surgery at the facility.
(Wiley) Autologous fat transfer, also known as 'lipofilling,' is a minimally invasive procedure in which the plastic surgeon uses the patient's own fat obtained by liposuction to perform breast reconstruction.
Conclusions: We found that (a) 'toilet liposuction', (a term the author would like to introduce) (b) multilayer wound closure without tension, (c) avoidance of gliding surfaces d) continuous use of pressure garment for 4 days post-operative and (e) reducing the amount of infiltration are the key factors in avoidance of collections and thus seroma formation. If such a technique is diligently followed, desired results are obtained; yet there is no need to insert drains in most patients. Reducing the need of drains permits early ambulation and better patient comfort without seroma and other complications.
Conclusion: Autologous emulsified nanofat injection is effective in improving the scar characteristics as well as symptoms and helps in scar rejuvenation.
Sunil Gaba, KS Ajai, Ramesh Kumar Sharma, L ChetanIndian Journal of Plastic Surgery 2018 51(1):102-103
Conclusions: For scleroderma patients, fewer adipose-derived stem cells, because of a history of corticosteroid therapy and a local inflammatory microenvironment, are more important factors, whereas blood supply showed no significant change. Therefore, cell-assisted lipotransfer not only improves the survival rate of transplanted fat but also improves skin texture in bleomycin-induced skin fibrosis nude mice.
a-Hernández MH, Portales-Pérez DP Abstract Obesity is a chronic inflammatory state with cytokines, adipokines, and miRNAs. The A2a-adenosine system decreases activation and cytokine release in immune cells. MiR-221 is upregulated in carcinogenesis and inflammatory processes, where its targets PTEN and ETS-1, negatively regulates the Akt pathway and induces the release of pro-inflammatory cytokines, respectively. However, the roles of the A2a-adenosine system and miR-221 in adipose tissue are unknown. The aim of this work was to evaluate the A2a-adenosine and miRNA pathways as immune modulators in adi...