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 21, 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

Eye Comfort and Reconstruction of an Upper Eyelid Defect Eye Comfort and Reconstruction of an Upper Eyelid Defect
This case report introduces a technique for total upper eyelid reconstruction that achieves eye comfort without the use of postoperative eye drops.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Okla. hospital resolves mammography issue
A hospital in Oklahoma has resumed mammography screening services after having...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA debuts website for patient-reported cancer outcomes CDRH now taking radiation safety reports by email FDA sends warning letters to breast implant manufacturers RadLogics resolves FDA warning letter FDA issues stern thermography warning (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 30, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Propeller Health shares new data, Clinician voice assistant Suki gets a facelift and more digital health news briefs
Also: AbleTo announces new suite of CBT programs  for payers; Blockchain system tracks individuals'COVID-19 status. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - June 25, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

COVID-19 State Guidelines on Elective Surgery COVID-19 State Guidelines on Elective Surgery
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many states have issued recommendations regarding elective surgeries. How should plastic and reconstructive surgeries proceed?Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Most American women haven't heard of breast implant-related lymphoma
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Only about 1 out 7 American women have heard about breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) -- an immune system cancer occurring in a small percentage of women with breast implants, according to a new survey. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A Lateral Orbital Flap for Lateral Canthal Reconstruction A Lateral Orbital Flap for Lateral Canthal Reconstruction
In this report, the authors describe the successful application of a lateral orbital flap in the repair of a lateral canthus defect.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

FDA debuts website for patient-reported cancer outcomes
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has unveiled Project Patient Voice,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CDRH now taking radiation safety reports by email Medtronic recalls StealthStation DBS software FDA approves Avid's flortaucipir PET agent for tau imaging FDA sends warning letters to breast implant manufacturers FDA relaxes rules on imaging modifications for COVID-19 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 24, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Plastic surgeon facing disciplinary charge over allegations he filmed patients without consent
A Toronto plastic surgeon is facing a disciplinary charge on allegations that he filmed thousands of patients at his clinic, including while they were fully or partially naked, without proper notification or consent. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Out-of-Pocket Expenses for Plastic Surgery Procedures Out-of-Pocket Expenses for Plastic Surgery Procedures
Rising out-of-pocket costs for plastic surgery procedures can lead to significant financial burden for patients, but could also have implications for delays in treatment and access to care.Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Only French victims of faulty breast implant may claim damages, EU court says
German victims of defective breast implants made by French company Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) cannot claim damages from its insurer as its policy covered only French victims, Europe's top court said on Thursday, dealing a blow to thousands of women worldwide. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

CDRH now taking radiation safety reports by email
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Center for Devices and Radiological...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA sends warning letters to breast implant manufacturers FDA updates mammo facility guidance for COVID-19 FDA relaxes rules on imaging modifications for COVID-19 FDA posts warning for Florida mammography center RadLogics resolves FDA warning letter (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 11, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Earlobe Reconstruction With an Anterior Postauricular Flap Earlobe Reconstruction With an Anterior Postauricular Flap
In this case, the authors describe a method of earlobe reconstruction using an anteriorly based postauricular flap.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Attitude Toward Plastic Surgery Remains Positive During COVID-19
MONDAY, June 8, 2020 -- Americans have a positive attitude toward plastic surgery in the COVID-19 period, and recommendations have been issued for resuming elective procedures, according to a press release issued by the American Society of Plastic... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diazepam Premedication in Primary Augmentation Mammoplasty Diazepam Premedication in Primary Augmentation Mammoplasty
What are the benefits and drawbacks of preoperative diazepam administration among patients undergoing primary augmentation mammoplasty?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - June 2, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Today, @US_FDA is providing an update on Allergan ’ s latest actions to inform patients who may not be aware of the July 2019 BIOCELL breast implants and tissue expanders recall. Find out more. https://go.usa.gov/xwbRP  
Today, @US_FDA is providing an update on Allergan’s latest actions to inform patients who may not be aware of the July 2019 BIOCELL breast implants and tissue expanders recall. Find out more. https://go.usa.gov/xwbRP  (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - June 1, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

Mitigation of Postsurgical Scars Using Lasers: A Review Mitigation of Postsurgical Scars Using Lasers: A Review
What role do lasers have in the treatment of postsurgical scars? This review explores the potential value.Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

A Painful Subscapular Mass A Painful Subscapular Mass
A patient presents with a painful mass in the subscapular region. What was the cause of the lesion and how was it managed?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

How Long Does an SMAS Facelift Last?
Title: How Long Does an SMAS Facelift Last?Category: Procedures and TestsCreated: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/21/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - May 21, 2020 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medtech in a Minute: Abbott Gets Defensive, Breast Implant Makers Land in Hot Water, and More
Abbott Defends Its Rapid COVID-19 Test FDA alerted the public on Thursday that early data from independent studies suggests potential inaccurate results from using the Abbott ID NOW point-of-care diagnostic for COVID-19. The agency has also received 15 adverse event reports about the ID NOW test that suggests some users are receiving inaccurate negative results. Abbott went on the defensive and pointed out that test outcomes depend on a number of factors, including conformity to the way the test was designed to be run. Some researchers, for example, reported transporting the samples to a central lab and running the test an...
Source: MDDI - May 16, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: COVID-19 IVD Source Type: news

FDA sends warning letters to breast implant manufacturers
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent warning letters to two...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RadLogics resolves FDA warning letter IRadimed resolves FDA warning letter FDA issues stern thermography warning FDA hits RadLogics with warning letter FDA hits firm with thermography warning letter (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 15, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Breast Implant Makers Land in Hot Water with FDA
FDA took action Thursday that proves the agency is still keeping close tabs on the breast implant market, which has long been plagued with safety and regulatory problems. FDA sent warning letters this week to Allergan and Ideal Implant failure to comply with various regulatory requirements. In Allergan's case, the Irvine, CA-based company has allegedly failed to comply with post-approval study requirements to assess the long-term safety and risks of two models of breast implants, both of which were voluntarily recalled from the market last year. In Ideal Implant's case, the Dallas, TX-based company allegedly fa...
Source: MDDI - May 15, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Implants Source Type: news

Today, FDA sent warning letters to 2 breast implant makers as part of ongoing efforts to protect patients: Allergan did not comply w/ post-approval study requirements; Ideal Implant Inc. cited for failures w/ quality system & medical device reporting regs. https://go.usa.gov/xvMbA   pic.twitter.com/p60gRc5GdP
Today, FDA sent warning letters to 2 breast implant makers as part of ongoing efforts to protect patients: Allergan did not comply w/ post-approval study requirements; Ideal Implant Inc. cited for failures w/ quality system & medical device reporting regs. https://go.usa.gov/xvMbA  pic.twitter.com/p60gRc5GdP (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - May 14, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDAMedia) Source Type: news

Beverly Hills loosens restrictions on medical procedures, including plastic surgery, in coronavirus crisis
The Beverly Hills City Council voted 4 to 1 last week to join the state in easing restrictions on elective surgeries. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matthew Ormseth Source Type: news

How Machine Learning May Influence Plastic Surgery How Machine Learning May Influence Plastic Surgery
Recent advancements in technology have led to the development of deepfake images and videos. Could this technology have a role in the field of plastic surgery?Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

FaceLift: a transparent deep learning framework to beautify urban scenes - Joglekar S, Quercia D, Redi M, Aiello LM, Kauer T, Sastry N.
In the area of computer vision, deep learning techniques have recently been used to predict whether urban scenes are likely to be considered beautiful: it turns out that these techniques are able to make accurate predictions. Yet they fall short when it co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Natural Tissue Versus Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction: Knowing the Differences
Plastic surgeon and breast specialist Dr. Constance Chen discussed the potential complications of implant-based breast reconstruction, and how it compares to natural tissue reconstruction. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - April 1, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Matthew Fowler Source Type: news

No more tummy tucks: U.S. plastic surgeons idled by coronavirus offer help
Park Avenue plastic surgeon Dr. Douglas Senderoff usually performs tummy tucks and liposuction for well-heeled New Yorkers. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news