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Murder charge after patient dies at Beverly Hills plastic surgery center
Anesthesiologist pleads not guilty to murder in the death of a 71-year-old plastic surgery patient in Beverly Hills (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prepectoral Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction Prepectoral Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction
The authors report the results of prepectoral implant breast reconstruction with acellular dermal matrix coverage.Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Chemence Medical wins FDA nod for Exofin Fusion skin closure system
Chemence Medical said today it won FDA clearance for its Exofin Fusion skin closure system designed for medium to large wounds. The Exofin Fusion skin closure system features a self-adhering mesh strip, mesh anchors and a fast-curing 2-octyl cyanoacrylate topical adhesive to close and seal large incisions and form a microbial barrier to protect from infections, the company said. Alpharetta, Ga.-based Chemence said the Exofin Fusion is designed for multiple uses, but is most applicable for orthopedic procedures including total hip and knee replacements, cardiovascular procedures, plastic surgery, spinal procedures and ...
Source: Mass Device - December 14, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Wound Care Chemence Medical Products Source Type: news

Extended Alar Contour Grafts in Rhinoplasty Extended Alar Contour Grafts in Rhinoplasty
The authors discuss the extended alar contour graft as another technique in the open approach to rhinoplasty.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Reduction Mammoplasty: Intraoperative vs Pathology Weight Reduction Mammoplasty: Intraoperative vs Pathology Weight
Are there discrepancies between intraoperative and pathology reduction mammoplasty breast tissue specimen weights -- and if so, what are the implications for insurance reimbursement?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Aesthetic Outcomes in Delayed Breast Reconstruction Aesthetic Outcomes in Delayed Breast Reconstruction
Achieving excellent aesthetic outcomes in delayed breast reconstruction can be challenging. Which surgical maneuvers can help attain these results?Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Report: Investors review hedge fund involvement in wake of harassment allegations against Orbimed founder Isaly
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 - December 7, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Wall Street Beat OrbiMed Venture Capital/Private Equity Source Type: news

OrbiMed Founder Sam Isaly Accused of Sexual Harassment
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 - December 6, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Medical Device Business Source Type: news

Report: OrbiMed founder Sam Isaly harassed women for years, according to former employees
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 assista...
Source: Mass Device - December 6, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Biotech Wall Street Beat OrbiMed Source Type: news

Minimizing Bacteria Around Macrotextured Breast Implants Minimizing Bacteria Around Macrotextured Breast Implants
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)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Preservation Techniques in Fingertip Reconstruction Preservation Techniques in Fingertip Reconstruction
The authors discuss their experience using a composite tissue graft and volar V-Y advancement flap in fingertip reconstruction.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Tanners who use sprays and lotions less prone to get tattoos and piercings than sunbathers
(Baylor University) People who often sunbathe or use tanning beds are more likely to try risky weight-loss methods and have cosmetic surgery, as well as get tattoos and piercings. But while people who seldom tan also may try unsafe diets and cosmetic surgery, they rarely opt for tattoos or piercings, according to a Baylor University study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Donor-Site Morbidity After DIEAP Flap Breast Reconstruction Donor-Site Morbidity After DIEAP Flap Breast Reconstruction
CT provides important information regarding donor-site morbidity following DIEAP flap harvest in breast reconstruction.Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: All you need to know about microblading
A look at microblading, a technique for filling in thin eyebrows. Learn more about what to expect from the procedure and the recovery time here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

Injection Guide for Botulinum Toxin and Injectable Fillers Injection Guide for Botulinum Toxin and Injectable Fillers
This article describes techniques for the cosmetic application of botulinum toxin and injectable fillers in the targeted treatment of the upper face.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Pavmed files FDA 510(k) for CarpX carpal tunnel device
Pavmed (NSDQ:PAVM) said today it filed a 510(k) application with the FDA for its CarpX minimally invasive device designed to treat carpal tunnel syndrome. The CarpX is a percutaneous device designed to allow the operating physician to relieve compression of the median nerve without a surgical incision. The system combines a balloon catheter with bipolar radio-frequency cutting electrodes and is positioned through guidance with ultrasound, the company said. “I have had the opportunity to use Pavmed’s highly innovative CarpX device in pre-submission testing and am very impressed with its performance. As a bu...
Source: Mass Device - November 28, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Pain Management Regulatory/Compliance Pavmed Source Type: news

Heterotopic Ossification During a Ventral Hernia Repair Heterotopic Ossification During a Ventral Hernia Repair
In this report, a case of heterotopic ossification is observed in a patient who presented for ventral hernia repair.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

ASERF outlines recommendations to increase safety of gluteal fat grafting procedures
(American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery) Buttock augmentation is one of the fastest growing aesthetic procedures in the United States. According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS), more than 20,000 procedures were performed in 2016 alone, (a 3,267% increase compared to 2002, when ASAPS first began tracking statistics for buttock augmentation). ASAPS began tracking fat grafting to the buttocks in 2015, and for the two years it has collected that data, an average of 91% of all buttock augmentation procedures have consisted of fat grafting. Recently, The Aesthetic Surgery Education and Resea...
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the costs involved with a hair transplant?
In this article, we look at how hair transplants work and how much they tend to cost. We also examine other considerations and options for hair loss. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the risks of CoolSculpting?
CoolSculpting is a nonsurgical method of removing fat from the body, but does it have any risks? Learn more about possible risks and side effects here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cosmetic Medicine / Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

Health Canada finds low number of rare cancer cases linked to breast implants
Health officials aren't recommending people have their breast implants removed after the Canadian government released its safety review on cases of implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Minimally Invasive Brow Lifting Techniques Minimally Invasive Brow Lifting Techniques
This article reviews the efficacy of several minimally invasive browpexy techniques to address brow ptosis. How do they measure up?Current Opinion in Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

An Analysis of Malpractice Litigation in Plastic Surgery An Analysis of Malpractice Litigation in Plastic Surgery
A new study examines the trends in malpractice litigation in plastic surgery and discusses the importance of expert witness testimony.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Woman dies after liposuction; family demands answers
Irma Saenz of Los Angeles traveled to Mexico for cosmetic surgery; she went into a coma and has since died, family says (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman dies after liposuction surgery, family demands answers
Irma Saenz of Los Angeles traveled to Mexico for cosmetic surgery; she went into a coma and has since died, family says (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boob job BUST: More women now REMOVING breast implants than getting new ones
(Natural News) Everywhere you look, there are signs that people are increasingly waking up when it comes to their health. Organic food sales are soaring, workout apps are topping the popularity charts, and fast food chains are revising their menus to offer healthier options. In keeping with the trend toward better health, unnatural plastic surgery... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beware of Illegal Breast and Butt Implants
FDA is cracking down on illegal products intended to boost the size of a person's breasts, butt, or other body parts. “We have significant concerns with unsafe injectable silicone that’s being marketed for body contouring by unlicensed providers. We’ve seen serious adverse events result from products, which are sometimes industrial-grade silicone, being used for these unapproved medical purposes,” said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD. “The FDA has stepped in to take enforcement actions against unscrupulous actors who promote and provide these services, but we also want to make the public a...
Source: MDDI - November 14, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Cosmetic surgeon disciplined after 2 patients die
Dr. Robert Alan Yoho won't be able to practice medicine for 30 days and will then be on five years of probation (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

40 Under 40: Dr. Sashank Reddy, LifeSprout
Dr. Sashank Reddy is the CEO of LifeSprout and a plastic surgeon at Johns Hopkins Medicine. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

PIP breast implant scandal: A story that triggered change
In the healthcare industry, stories of patient harm can sometimes be the impetus for positive change. This was the case with the PIP breast implant scandal, where cost-cutting decisions that resulted in injuries eventually led to major regulatory updates.  In 1965, plastic surgeon Henri Arion introduced breast implants to France.  Jean-Claude Mas, a former butcher turned medical sales representative, and Henri Arion worked together in this field; following the death of Arion in a plane crash, Mas went on to launch Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) in 1991. It was the beginning of a company that would produce approximat...
Source: Mass Device - November 13, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog IMARC Source Type: news

Doctors Prescribing Too Many Opioids After Nose Jobs
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Opioid Abuse and Addiction, Pain Relievers, Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Common terms in skincare marketing: Hypoallergenic fragrance
Hypoallergenic fragrance is a term that may actually have some dermatologic relevance. Since the term literally means reduced allergy, not the absence of allergy, it can be used loosely. (Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)
Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - November 4, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

How to Cope with Emotional Body Issues: Bloat, Belly Fat and More
“You are more than your thoughts, your body, or your feelings. You are a swirling vortex of limitless potential who is here to shake things up and create something new that the universe has never seen.” – Richard Bartlett It’s always tough to look in the mirror and dislike what you see. Whether you’re unhappy with how you look because of unsightly and uncomfortable bloat, belly fat that just won’t go away no matter how much you exercise, flabby arms, cellulite on your legs, a nose that’s too long, wide or misshapen, Rosacea, acne, breasts too small or too large or any other emotion...
Source: Psych Central - November 1, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Suzanne Kane Tags: Addictions Diet & Nutrition Eating Disorders Healthy Living Self-Esteem belly fat bloat Body Acceptance Body Dissatisfaction Body Dysmorphia dieting Source Type: news

SculpSure expands clearance to treat the double chin
(Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)
Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - November 1, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

RealSelf expands OMS participation to facial cosmetic surgery
(Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)
Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - November 1, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

The latest on filler complications
(Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)
Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - November 1, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

Creative marketing or deceptive advertising?
Dr. Ad employs a variety of advertising methods to grow his practice. Two years ago, he ran an ad that said prolonged use of his $1,000/tube facial cream would negate a need for a facelift. Now he is facing a complaint by a patient who bought 20 tubes and saw no improvement over the course of a year. Dr. Ad claims that his marketing was harmless and no different than most other ads. Is he in trouble? (Source: Dermatology Times)
Source: Dermatology Times - November 1, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Common terms in skincare marketing: Nourishing
Many facial serum formulations claim to nourish the skin; however, the term has no scientific meaning. (Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)
Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - October 28, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

After Breast Implant, Anaplastic Large-cell Lymphoma May Be Under-recognized After Breast Implant, Anaplastic Large-cell Lymphoma May Be Under-recognized
Breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma is rare, but diagnoses seem to be increasing as both patients and clinicians become more aware of this complication, researchers in Pennsylvania say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Cosmetic surgery on social media -- Patients rate preferred social media sites and content
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Plastic surgeons using social media to attract patients should know their audience's preferred social media platforms and the types of posts of greatest interest, according to a survey study in the November issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery ® , the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Laser hair removal cooling methods and operator safety
(Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)
Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - October 26, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

PRP for hair loss
(Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)
Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - October 26, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

Energy Devices 101: Radiofrequency
(Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)
Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - October 26, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

Hackers breach top plastic surgery clinic
The clinic, based in London, is known to have had high-profile clients, including TV star Katie Price. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plastic surgery management of victims of terrorist violence in Ankara, Turkey - İğde M, Kaplan A.
Terror attacks have been progressively increasing worldwide through the present era. The management of the consequences of terrorism events is under debate in almost every scientific area. The organization and advancement of health services constitute impo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer
Title: Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/23/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - October 23, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Common terms in skincare marketing: Sensitive skin
One of the most commonly used terms is “sensitive skin.” It is important for the dermatologist to understand the value of such terminology and the associated implications. (Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times)
Source: Cosmetic Surgery Times - October 21, 2017 Category: Cosmetic Surgery Source Type: news

MassDevice.com +5 | The top 5 medtech stories for October 20, 2017
Say hello to MassDevice +5, a bite-sized view of the top five medtech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com’s coverage highlights our 5 biggest and most influential stories from the day’s news to make sure you’re up to date on the headlines that continue to shape the medical device industry. Get this in your inbox everyday by subscribing to our newsletters.   5. This surgical glue seals wounds in 60 seconds A potentially life-saving surgical glue that is highly elastic and adhesive can quickly seal wounds in seconds without the need for common staples or sutures. The surgical glue, cal...
Source: Mass Device - October 20, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: MassDevice Tags: Blog News Well Plus 5 Source Type: news

Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer
Researchers say many doctors and patients may be unaware of the risk (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - October 20, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Rheumatology, Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, News, Source Type: news

Textured Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer
Researchers say many doctors and patients may be unaware of the risk Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cancer, Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - October 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news