Printing your skull: How 3D printing helps surgeons plan complex encephalocele brain surgeries
At five months’ gestation, Bentley Yoder was given little chance to live. A routine 20-week “gender reveal” ultrasound showed that a large portion of his brain was growing outside of his skull, a malformation known as an encephalocele. But he was moving and kicking and had a strong heartbeat, so his parents, Sierra and Dustin, carried on with the pregnancy. Born through a normal vaginal delivery (the doctors felt that a C-section would interfere with Sierra’s grieving process), Bentley surprised everyone by thriving and meeting most of his baby milestones. But the large protuberance on his head was...
Source: Mass Device - July 21, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Tags: Blog Vector Blog Source Type: news

Giant Basal Cell Carcinoma of the ScalpGiant Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Scalp
A patient presents with a fungating giant basal cell carcinoma of the scalp. How was this tumor excised and reconstructed? ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, (ADCS Clinics) Announces...
Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, the nation’s largest dermatology practice, acquires dermatology clinic in Denver.(PRWeb July 18, 2016)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/07/prweb13556321.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 18, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Laser Hair Removal Plume a Health HazardLaser Hair Removal Plume a Health Hazard
The "burning hair" plume that develops during laser hair removal (LHR) should be considered a biohazard, especially for health care workers," researchers report. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 15, 2016 Category: Dermatology Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news

Laser Hair Removal Plume a Health Hazard Laser Hair Removal Plume a Health Hazard
The & quot;burning hair & quot; plume that develops during laser hair removal (LHR) should be considered a biohazard, especially for health care workers, & quot; researchers report. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - July 15, 2016 Category: Dermatology Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine News Source Type: news

CDC Warns of Dangers of Plastic Surgery in Dominican Republic
Title: CDC Warns of Dangers of Plastic Surgery in Dominican Republic Category: Health News Created: 7/14/2016 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 7/15/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - July 15, 2016 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

CDC: Beware of plastic surgery in Dominican Republic
Health officials say at least 18 U.S. women became infected with a disfiguring bacteria after traveling to the Caribbean nation for surgery (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC warns of dangers of plastic surgery in Dominican Republic
Randy Dotinga, HealthDay News The CDC is warning against "medical tourism" after 18 U.S. women were infected with a disfiguring bacteria following plastic surgery in the Dominican Republic. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC Warns of Dangers of Plastic Surgery in Dominican Republic
Report details cases of U.S. women who developed disfiguring infections after procedures there Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Mycobacterial Infections, Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, Traveler's Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - July 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman who wants to be 'as fake as possible' spends £100,000 on cosmetic surgery
The British woman, named only as Star, has had two boob jobs to go from a 32A to a 32E, a nose job, liposuction on her legs, Botox injections and lip fillers. She appeared on E! show Botched. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC Warns of Dangers of Plastic Surgery in Dominican Republic
THURSDAY, July 14, 2016 -- U.S. health officials are warning about the dangers of "medical tourism" after at least 18 women from the East Coast became infected with a disfiguring bacteria following plastic surgery procedures they had in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 14, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Infection Outbreak Tied to Nip/Tuck on Caribbean Isle
(MedPage Today) -- Mycobacteria brought home from Dominican Republic after cosmetic surgery (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 13, 2016 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Inside peak: Test-driving clinical skills before rotations
The rising third-year student, tongue between his teeth, slowly drove his needle into a silicone pad meant to mimic human skin, then pulled his thread tight and started in again.     Steady hands and keen focus meant clean stitches at the suturing table, one of seven skills stations at the clinical skills workshop. Theodore Zaki sealed up the gash with a classic horizontal mattress suture, not unlike the stitches in a baseball, then straightened up and took a satisfied breath. “You want to do anything you can to avoid looking like an idiot on ...
Source: AMA Wire - July 11, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Authors: Troy Parks Source Type: news

Inside peek: Test-driving clinical skills before rotations
The rising third-year student, tongue between his teeth, slowly drove his needle into a silicone pad meant to mimic human skin, then pulled his thread tight and started in again.     Steady hands and keen focus meant clean stitches at the suturing table, one of seven skills stations at the clinical skills workshop. Theodore Zaki sealed up the gash with a classic horizontal mattress suture, not unlike the stitches in a baseball, then straightened up and took a satisfied breath. “You want to do anything you can to avoid looking like an idiot on ...
Source: AMA Wire - July 11, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Authors: Troy Parks Source Type: news

Cosmopolitan's Ingeborg van Lotringen reveals the truth about beauty ‘miracles’
Ingeborg van Lotringen, 46, is the beauty director of Cosmopolitan. Like quite a few others her age, she gets sucked in by the promise of ‘lunch-hour facelifts’ ‘no-downtime eye rejuvenation’. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The little body part people want plastic surgery on
Women are asking plastic surgeons to tweak this bikini-enhancing feature (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Feeling Good Growing Older
Letting It All Hang Out Some aging boomers just let it all hang out physically. Unfortunately, many will suffer the consequences of their inaction. I have a close friend who has surrendered his body to nature and while I worry about losing him prematurely, I know there's nothing I can do about his behavior. But it does seem strange to me that people are willing to accept aging without putting up a fight. What I know with certainty is that unless you're one of the rare people who don't require exercise to stay healthy and in shape you'll either need to have an epiphany about your health or be okay with the consequences of ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breast implants are linked with cancer according to French study
Breast implants are under the microscope after health watchdogs said there was a ‘clear link’ between them and cancer. A French agency has given firms a year to prove their products are safe. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgery-loving Bee Cameron has splashed £85,000 to look like Jessica Rabbit
Bee Cameron, 52, began having plastic surgery procedures in her 40s and is now over £6,000 in debt. The Liverpudlian says she does not date anyone over the age of 35 and 'has a great sex life as a result'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ten-Year Cleft Surgery in NepalTen-Year Cleft Surgery in Nepal
What can we learn about the standard of care for cleft lip and palate surgery abroad? Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 6, 2016 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Cosmetic Surgery That’s Just a Click Away
Now there is an easier and more efficient way to connect doctors with new patients who seek plastic surgery. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANET MORRISSEY Tags: Computers and the Internet Plastic Surgery Start-ups Small Business Source Type: news

MDR Analysis: Does your medical device fall under the scope of new European regulations?
By Stewart Eisenhart and Ronald Boumans, Emergo Group The draft MDR text (see page 32 for the definition) as well as its accompanying Annex XV (page 352) lay out clear indications as to which types of devices will have to comply with the new requirements and which will be covered by separate regulations. Before we go into detail, you might want to read last week’s high level overview of the MDR changes, or download our whitepaper on the MDR. It is important to note that the MDR covers devices that previously fell under two separate European directives, the Medical Devices Directive (MDD) and the Active Implanta...
Source: Mass Device - July 6, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Blog Emergo Group Source Type: news

Cervical Chondrocutaneous Branchial RemnantsCervical Chondrocutaneous Branchial Remnants
Find out what there is to know about these rare tumors. ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 5, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Bacterial Biofilm in Breast Implant-Associated ALCLBacterial Biofilm in Breast Implant-Associated ALCL
What role does bacterial biofilm play in breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma? Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Bovie inks J-Plasma distribution deal with Arteriocyte
Bovie Medical (NYSE:BVX) said this week it inked a sales channel partnership agreement with Arteriocyte Medical Systems to sell Bovie’s J-Plasma to its network of plastic surgeons. Through the deal, Arteriocyte will offer J-Plasma through its U.S. sales network, which Clearwater, Fla.-based Bovie said will significantly expand its use in office-based practices. “We are delighted to sign this agreement with Arteriocyte, a company with an exemplary reputation in selling innovative cellular therapy based medical devices. J-Plasma’s precision and lack of thermal spread make it a natural fit for the ...
Source: Mass Device - July 1, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Distribution Surgical Arteriocyte Bovie Medical Corp. Source Type: news

Unregulated stem-cell clinics are proliferating across the United States
For years, American "stem-cell tourists" have flocked to unregulated clinics in Mexico, the Caribbean and China in search of everything from heart treatments to facelifts. But now, these kinds of clinics are popping up across the United States. According to a new study, at least 351 companies with 570 clinics are marketing unapproved treatments for conditions […] (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - June 30, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Laurie McGinley Tags: fda health heart disease patient safety Source Type: news

'Stem cell snake oil' clinics could put patients in danger, report says
Study finds that at least 350 companies are marketing unapproved stem cell ‘treatments’ aimed at everything from facelifts to Alzheimers and Parkinson’sThe US has become a booming market for unauthorized stem cell “treatments” for everything from breast enhancements to Alzheimer’s disease, according to the authors of a new report that warns of dangers to patients from such “stem cell snake oil” pitches. Related: Stem cell therapy gives hope to MS patients Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 30, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Alan Yuhas and Amanda Holpuch in New York Tags: Stem cells Health US news Science Medical research Source Type: news

Federal Register: Medical Devices; General and Plastic Surgery Devices; Classification of the Electrosurgical Device for Over-the-Counter Aesthetic Use
The FDA is classifying the electrosurgical device for over-the-counter aesthetic use into class II (special controls). The special controls that will apply to the device are identified in this order and will be part of the codified language for the ele... (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - June 29, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Source Type: news

Expert busts 7 myths that claim to prevent sagging breasts
Dr Foued Hamza, a cosmetic surgeon with 20 years experience based in London, reveals exercise, wearing a bra in bed and splashing water on your chest won't protect against the effects of gravity, but adds there are things you can do. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Benzocaine-Induced CyanosisBenzocaine-Induced Cyanosis
Find out about the role topical benzocaine spray played in the development of cyanosis in this patient -- and learn how this condition was diagnosed and successfully managed. ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - June 28, 2016 Category: Surgery Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Mother who won £150k after bad tummy tuck says cosmetic surgery has ruined her life
GRAPHIC CONTENT: Debra Dawson, 54, from Merseyside, required six further emergency ops to remove necrotic flesh from her stomach which left her with an open would that refused to close. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reconstruction of Calvarial Exposure After Major Burn InjuryReconstruction of Calvarial Exposure After Major Burn Injury
A new biodegradable polyurethane-based matrix offers another option in reconstruction of the exposed calvarium in burn-injured patients. ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - June 22, 2016 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

AirXpanders' AeroForm(R) Tissue Expander Technology Showcased at Three International Surgery Conferences
Company continues to build momentum around its innovative breast reconstruction technology with leaders in breast and plastic surgery PALO ALTO, Calif., June 22, 2016 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- AirXpanders, Inc., a company developing ... Devices, Surgery, OncologyAirXpanders, AeroForm, tissue expander (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 22, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

After skin cancer surgery, careful reconstruction around eyes and nose
Treatment Terms Plastic and reconstructive surgery Skin cancers Additional SEO Keywords skin cancer surgery, basal cell carcinoma SEO Meta Description Facial reconstruction helped Elizabeth Ann Badgett return to normal after Mohs surgery to remove basal skin cancer from her lower eyelid, cheek and nose. Overview For six months, Elizabeth Ann Badgett, of Clayton, NC, watched a painless, scaly spot appear and disappear on her nose. Each time the spot returned it was larger, until it reached the corner of her left eye. Her primary care doctor referred her to a dermatologist, who dia...
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - June 21, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anonymous Source Type: news

A second chance for Bentley and his encephalocele
Sierra Yoder was having a normal pregnancy, but the 20-week prenatal ultrasound seemed to tell another story. The Yoders learned that their child — a boy to be named Bentley — had something called an encephalocele. Brain tissue was bulging out of an abnormal opening in his skull, unprotected by bone. “They said he had zero chance of survival — ‘incompatible with life,’ they told us,” recalls Sierra. “I specifically remember asking is there any chance he could survive? They said no, that in the best-case scenario, he’s going to be a vegetable. They made it out like I was...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - June 20, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Nancy Fliesler Tags: Our Patients’ Stories Cleft and Craniofacial Center Dr. John Meara Dr. Mark Proctor Dr. Susan Goobie encephalocele Simulation Program Source Type: news

A second chance for Bentley and his encephalocele
Sierra Yoder was having a normal pregnancy, but the 20-week prenatal ultrasound seemed to tell another story. The Yoders learned that their child — a boy to be named Bentley — had something called an encephalocele. Brain tissue was bulging out of an abnormal opening in his skull, unprotected by bone. “They said he had zero chance of survival — ‘incompatible with life,’ they told us,” recalls Sierra. “I specifically remember asking is there any chance he could survive? They said no, that in the best-case scenario, he’s going to be a vegetable. They made it out like I was...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - June 20, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Nancy Fliesler Tags: Our Patients’ Stories Cleft and Craniofacial Center Dr. John Meara Dr. Mark Proctor Dr. Susan Goobie encephalocele Simulation Program Source Type: news

A 42-Year-Old Woman Unhappy With Her Hand's AppearanceA 42-Year-Old Woman Unhappy With Her Hand's Appearance
A woman preparing for a family portrait doesn't like how her right hand looks. What deformity does she have? Medscape Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 17, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Case Challenge Source Type: news

Case Challenge: A 42-Year-Old Woman Unhappy With Her Hand's AppearanceCase Challenge: A 42-Year-Old Woman Unhappy With Her Hand's Appearance
A woman preparing for a family portrait doesn't like how her right hand looks. What deformity does she have? Medscape Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 17, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Case Challenge Source Type: news

Sex op surgeon reveals the painstaking but fascinating way a man becomes a woman
Harley Street plastic surgeon Dr Foued Hamza explains exactly what is involved in resculpting faces and bodies to give them more feminine characteristics. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 16, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Angelique Morgan begs doctors to custom-make her 1,000cc silicone breast implants
Angelique 'Frenchy' Morgan asks Los Angeles-based surgeons Dr. Terry Dubrow and Dr. Paul Nassif to upgrade her implants on Tuesday night's episode of the E! reality series Botched. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Instagram user is accused of having plastic surgery on her bottom
Liza Parker, 29, from Ontario, was accused of going under the knife or Photoshopping images of herself to create a rounder bottom. She charted her fitness journey on Instagram. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 14, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From 'mommy makeovers' to the infamous 'Brazilian butt lift' - the 5 most surprising cosmetic surgery trends across the globe
The cosmetic surgery market is at an all time high after the introduction of cheap procedures, says Jim Frame, professor of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery at Anglia Ruskin University. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 9, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wake up looking 10 years younger: Sleep is crucial to beat ageing
FANCY an overnight facelift? Then make sure you go to bed early. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 9, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer survivor gets botched tummy tuck by her gynaecologist
Samantha Taylor, 40, from Lincoln, Nebraska, said she was grateful she beat cancer thanks to the op two years ago but said her body was ruined because of the additional plastic surgery she underwent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Frontalis Sling for the Treatment of Congenital PtosisFrontalis Sling for the Treatment of Congenital Ptosis
In this case, the frontalis sling procedure was used to correct congenital ptosis of the right upper eyelid. ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - June 7, 2016 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Reactions: Letters to the Editor
Readers react to articles in Science Times. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Suicides and Suicide Attempts United States Defense and Military Forces Military Vehicles Teenagers and Adolescence Children and Childhood Plastic Surgery Source Type: news

Sampling of Breast Implant-Associated Seroma in ALCLSampling of Breast Implant-Associated Seroma in ALCL
The authors describe a new technique for fluid sampling in breast implant-associated seroma using a lipofilling cannula. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 6, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Teen Slays At Reminding Us That Not All Disabilities Are Visible
This is one young person wise beyond her years from whom we can all learn a lesson. Aimee Rouski, a 19-year-old with Crohn’s disease, has posted three powerful photos on Facebook that have gone viral. One photo illustrates how seemingly normal Rouski looks to most people. The other two reveal Rouski’s scars and ilestomy bag that are direct results of her disease. The post, which has been shared over 18,000 times since it was published on May 25, emphasizes self-acceptance and oozes with support, stating: I've wanted to do this for a while because I always see body posi posts for weight, but not many for...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - June 3, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgery-obsessed model Pixee Fox gets implants to make her eyes 'cartoon green' 
Pixee Fox, 26, from North Carolina, has just had her 19th cosmetic procedure after dreaming of changing her eye colour since she was a little girl. She has also had cosmetic surgery totalling over £80,000. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GMC urges patients considering cosmetic surgery to question doctors
New advice explains what to ask and what to do if there are problems Related items from OnMedicaGPs should be told when patients have cosmetic surgeryPlans launched to make cosmetic surgery saferRoyal College sets out standards for cosmetic surgeonsNew standards for cosmetic surgery issuedPatients need ‘cool off’ time for cosmetic surgery decisions (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - June 2, 2016 Category: UK Health Source Type: news