Telemedicine and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Telemedicine and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced changes to the delivery of health care, and telemedicine has played an important role. What does this mean for the future of plastic and reconstructive surgery?Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 18, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Quebec College of Physicians calls for cosmetic surgeries to stop during lockdown
The Quebec College of Physicians is calling for all cosmetic surgery clinics to close for the time being, saying that procedures such as facelifts and breast implants shouldn't be performed while the province's public health system faces a staffing crisis. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Montreal Source Type: news

Paris' famous Champs- Élysées set for green transformation
One of the most famous avenues in Paris, the Champs-Élysées, is set for a facelift that will see it transformed into a green,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kenya: KMPDB On the Spot As Botched Surgery Doctors Open New Clinic
[Nation] Ms June Wanza Mulupi died on June 6, 2018 following a botched breast implant procedure at Surgeoderm Healthcare off Nairobi's Lenana road. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Swimming With My Shirt Off
At 13, I was a guy with breasts, and I needed to get rid of them to survive my upcoming teenage years. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: J. Martinez-Paz Tags: Surgery and Surgeons Plastic Surgery Teenagers and Adolescence Breasts Homosexuality and Bisexuality Guatemala City (Guatemala) Source Type: news

Bandages are off: The Weeknd's plastic surgery look shocks fans
The 30-year-old singer sports some disturbing alterations to his face — akin to extreme plastic surgery — in the video for his new song,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Orbital Roof Blowout Fracture With an Intact Orbital Rim Orbital Roof Blowout Fracture With an Intact Orbital Rim
A patient presents with a blowout fracture of the orbital roof after falling from a ladder. What was learned about this case through imaging findings?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - January 4, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

The evolving role of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in plastic surgery
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatment, which involves injecting a small amount of a patient's own blood to release various growth factors from platelets, continues to increase in popularity. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons has tracked the procedure since 2015 and reports a 25 percent increase in cosmetic PRP use in the last four years. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Clinical Assessment of Breast Volume Clinical Assessment of Breast Volume
Could 3D imaging have a role in determining breast volume prior to surgery? How does it compare with traditional imaging techniques?Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 25, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Optimal Timing for Reduction Mammaplasty in Adolescents Optimal Timing for Reduction Mammaplasty in Adolescents
Reduction mammaplasty can help improve self-esteem and quality of life in adolescent patients, but continued breast development is a concern. Is there an ideal age to perform this surgery?Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - December 18, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Prosthetic facial reconstruction in a blast injury case - Tyrell R, Willcockson J, Rich B, Tanner P, Crum A, Gociman B.
The management of blast and burn injuries to the facial soft tissue and craniomaxillofacial skeleton has been a challenge since the inception of reconstructive plastic surgery. These injuries continue to present complex reconstructive challenges today. Whi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

What Are Potential Complications of Breast Surgery?
Discussion Common reasons for seeing a breast surgeon would include management of benign or malignant masses with or without breast reconstruction, breast augmentation, and other reasons can be infection or trauma that need surgical treatment. The breast is formed starting around the 6th week of gestation by breast buds along the mammary line. Breasts then develop from the downgrowth of epithelia into the mesenchymal tissue, which continues to grow. Around 8-9 months a pit forms as entry into the lactiferous ducts. “Nipple inversion is caused either by failure of the lactiferous ducts to develop and grow during matur...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 14, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Surface Landmarks for Safe Ulnar Nerve Block in the Wrist Surface Landmarks for Safe Ulnar Nerve Block in the Wrist
An understanding of the surface landmarks at the wrist is necessary to safely perform an ulnar nerve block.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

‘Lockdown Face’ fears drive ‘Zoom boom’ in UK cosmetic surgery requests
Some providers say demand is up fivefold on last year since the start of the pandemic (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - December 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Rigid External Distractors in Midface Fractures Rigid External Distractors in Midface Fractures
Are rigid external distraction devices an effective option for the treatment of midface fractures?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Some Talc Products Contain Asbestos: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - November 30, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pharmacy, Cosmetic Surgery, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Nodular Fasciitis -- A Rare Cause of an Ear Lesion Nodular Fasciitis -- A Rare Cause of an Ear Lesion
Nodular fasciitis was found to be the cause of a rapidly growing ear lesion in a small child. How was this rare case diagnosed and ultimately managed?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 25, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Breast Augmentation vs implants vs lift
What Is the Difference Between a Breast Augmentation and Breast Implants? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - November 18, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How Long Do Breast Implants Last
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - November 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Is zoom increasing the demand for plastic surgery
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Patients are seeking plastic surgery in record numbers, citing their appearance on Zoom as a cause. Of particular concern are noses and wrinkles. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Main Line physician enlists robot used by Boeing and SpaceX to help patients battle baldness
While robot-assisted surgery systems are probably best known for helping with delicate procedures such as mitral valve repairs and prostatectomies, Dr. Andrew Kwak is using a robot for another type of procedure. Kwak, founder of The Lumen Center, said his Main Line practice is the first in the Philadelphia area to have a robotic hair transplant system. Last month, the practice purchased and installed the ARTAS iX robotic hair restoration system. Kwak, a cosmetic surgeon who specializes in minimally… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 12, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Why a " board-certified cosmetic surgeon " isn't a plastic surgeon, and what that means for you
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Cosmetic surgery is not just another way of saying plastic surgery. Doctors who advertise themselves as certified by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery (ABCS) don't measure up to meet the criteria required for board-certified plastic surgeons. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Safe and Efficient Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction Safe and Efficient Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction
When it comes to implant-based breast reconstruction, there are a multitude of options. Which are the most effective techniques?Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 29, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Ulnar Artery Reconstruction for Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome Ulnar Artery Reconstruction for Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome
Intraoperative SPY imaging was used to identify pathologic segments of the ulnar artery in a case of hypothenar hammer syndrome, resulting in a more adequate surgical procedure.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - October 8, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

The Use of Radiofrequency in Aesthetic Surgery The Use of Radiofrequency in Aesthetic Surgery
Learn more about the different types of radiofrequency technology and how they can apply to the field of aesthetic surgery.Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - October 1, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Five more journals in PubMed
Following journals are now included in PubMed database: 1. Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging 2. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery 3. Indian Journal of Orthopaedics 4. Indian Journal of Psychiatry 5. Indian Journal of Critical Care MedicineSeptember-2009 (Source: Medknow News)
Source: Medknow News - September 30, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Preserving the Proximal Lower Leg Even in Total Necrosis Preserving the Proximal Lower Leg Even in Total Necrosis
This case demonstrates the benefits of preserving the proximal lower-leg region even when the muscles are necrotic.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Slowing the Spread and Minimizing the Impact of COVID-19 Slowing the Spread and Minimizing the Impact of COVID-19
The current COVID-19 pandemic has become a public health crisis and has greatly impacted clinical practices. What do plastic surgeons need to know?Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Lockdown meltdown: the panic for plastic surgery
Zoom meetings have made many of us more aware — and sometimes insecure — about our appearance, raising demand for cosmetic procedures (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Radiography for Osteotomy Planning in Craniosynostosis Radiography for Osteotomy Planning in Craniosynostosis
What role could radiography have in the pre-surgical osteotomy planning for this procedure?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Petition Seeks to Oust AAD President-Elect Petition Seeks to Oust AAD President-Elect
The petition objects to the fact that Dr Kaufmann took a position as CMO of Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, the nation's largest private equity-backed dermatology group, after being elected.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

A surprising opportunity for telehealth in shaping the future of medicine
(UT Southwestern Medical Center) Expanded telehealth services at UT Southwestern have proved effective at safely delivering patient care during the pandemic, leading to an increase in patients even in specialties such as plastic surgery, according to a new study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cephalic Vein for Venous Anastomosis in the Head and Neck Cephalic Vein for Venous Anastomosis in the Head and Neck
In this article, the authors describe a technique which includes harvesting the cephalic vein for venous anastomosis in cases of head and neck cancer reconstruction.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Recommendations for Plastic Surgeons During COVID-19 Recommendations for Plastic Surgeons During COVID-19
This article provides a summary of federal, state, and national society recommendations regarding the resumption of elective procedures during the current pandemic.Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Surviving the COVID-19 Pandemic Surviving the COVID-19 Pandemic
What surge capacity protocols should be in place to address the safety of nonemergent plastic surgery procedures during the current pandemic?Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 24, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

To Understand the ”Other”: How Disabilities Define Us
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Aug 21 2020 (IPS)   You can shine your shoes and wear a suit you can comb your hair and look quite cute you can hide your face behind a smile one thing you can’t hide is when you’re crippled inside.                                                                ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Arts Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Supraclavicular Flap in Head and Neck Reconstruction Supraclavicular Flap in Head and Neck Reconstruction
The authors demonstrate the versatility and applicability of the pedicled supraclavicular artery perforator flap in head and neck reconstruction. Find out what there is to know.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Don ’t Like What You See on Zoom? Get a Face-Lift and Join the Crowd
Cosmetic surgeons say business is booming after elective surgery opened up, with quarantine proving a time to heal in secrecy from renovation of face and body. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matt Richtel Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Surgery and Surgeons Plastic Surgery Quarantines American Society of Plastic Surgeons your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Cosmetic surgeon struck off after botched ops
Patients awarded thousands in compensation have not been paid as he did not have insurance. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction in the COVID-19 Era Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction in the COVID-19 Era
Many elective surgeries are being delayed in the setting of COVID-19. Is postmastectomy breast reconstruction a procedure that can be safely postponed?Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Connie Culp, First Face Transplant Recipient in U.S., Dies at 57
Her near-total face transplant in 2008 was the most complex at the time. She was the fourth patient in the world to undergo such a procedure. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Bryan Pietsch Tags: Transplants Face Surgery and Surgeons Plastic Surgery Cleveland Clinic Deaths (Obituaries) Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides Culp, Connie (1963-2020) Face transplant Source Type: news

Intermittent Pneumatic Compression for Venous Ulcers Intermittent Pneumatic Compression for Venous Ulcers
A new study finds that treatment with intermittent pneumatic compression may accelerate the healing of difficult-to-heal venous leg ulcers.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Few U.S. Women Know About Cancer That Develops Near Breast Implants: Study
Title: Few U.S. Women Know About Cancer That Develops Near Breast Implants: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/30/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - July 31, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Few U.S. Women Know About Cancer That Develops Near Breast Implants: Study
THURSDAY, July 30, 2020 -- There's a low level of awareness among American women about a form of lymphoma that can occur around breast implants, a new study finds. Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) is an immune... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 30, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

👉 Chrissy Teigen Responded To Rumours She Actually Hasn't Had Her Breast Implants Removed By Posting Pictures From The Surgery via Hvper.com
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA document outlines new mammo appeals process
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a draft guidance document...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Okla. hospital resolves mammography issue FDA debuts website for patient-reported cancer outcomes CDRH now taking radiation safety reports by email FDA sends warning letters to breast implant manufacturers FDA updates mammo facility guidance for COVID-19 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 20, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Age-related features of facial anatomy for increase safety during plastic surgery
(Center of Diagnostics and Telemedicine) Researchers from the Center for Diagnostics and Telemedicine together with colleagues from Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, University of Munich and Sechenov University used computed tomography to analyze the individual anatomy of the nasolabial triangle. They identified possible options for the distribution of blood vessels on three-dimensional course. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Latissimus Dorsi Flap for Thoracic Wall Defects Latissimus Dorsi Flap for Thoracic Wall Defects
Is this technique a safe and effective reconstructive option for post-sternotomy thoracic wall defects?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Most Women Unaware of Breast Implant - Related Lymphoma
Even among women with breast implants, just over half have heard of BIA - ALCL (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 6, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Most Women Unaware of Breast Implant-Related Lymphoma
MONDAY, July 6, 2020 -- Only a minority of American women have heard of breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) and understand its association with breast implants, according to a study published in the July issue of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news