Butt Implants, Male Breast Reductions Among Top Plastic Surgery Trends
Americans going under the knife are increasingly conscious of their derrieres. Men are also becoming a bigger part of a market once dominated by women patients. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 29, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Emily Mullin Source Type: news

More Americans Opting for Butt Implants, Lifts
New data on plastic surgery trends also finds men increasingly undergoing breast reductions (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Americans Opting for Butt Implants, Lifts
New data on plastic surgery trends also finds men increasingly undergoing breast reductions (Source: U.S. News - Health)
Source: U.S. News - Health - February 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Americans Opting for Butt Implants, Lifts
New data on plastic surgery trends also finds men increasingly undergoing breast reductions Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Page: Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - February 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Americans Opting for Butt Implants, Lifts
FRIDAY, Feb. 26, 2016 -- More Americans are putting their backsides to the front of the line when it comes to plastic surgery, a new report finds. Butt implants and lifts are now the fastest-growing types of plastic surgery in the United States,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 26, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Annual plastic surgery statistics reflect the changing face of plastic surgery
The annual plastic surgery procedural statistics show that in 2015 there were 15.9 million surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures performed in the United States -- up 2 percent from 2014. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - February 25, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Annual plastic surgery statistics reflect the changing face of plastic surgery
(MediaSource) The annual plastic surgery procedural statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), show that in 2015 there were 15.9 million surgical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures performed in the United States -- up 2 percent from 2014. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 25, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

J-Pac Medical offers dry room processing capabilities for assembly and packaging of environmentally-sensitive healthcare products
J-Pac Medical announced its dry room processing capabilities for the packaging of environmentally-sensitive healthcare products. J-Pac’s dry room capabilities feature low humidity processing in Class 7 cleanrooms with options for both low and high volume applications. The low humidity environment extends the WIP Time (Open Exposure Time) for materials and components that are moisture sensitive. This reduces the risk of overexposure to humidity that can negatively affect shelf life and efficacy. Any of J-Pac’s processing competencies can be housed within its dry rooms. The capability is tailo...
Source: Mass Device - February 24, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Tags: News Well J-Pac Medical Source Type: news

Cosmetic surgery: What to know beforehand
Considering cosmetic surgery? Here's help deciding whether surgery is right for you. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - February 24, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FGM is 'akin to male circumcision, breast implants and designer vagina ops'
Two Cleveland-based experts argue minor procedures such as a small nick are similar to male circumcision and should be legalized. But more serious forms of FGM should remain illegal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 23, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does Time Affect Satisfaction and HRQoL After Mammoplasty?Does Time Affect Satisfaction and HRQoL After Mammoplasty?
A patient survey provides insight into postoperative satisfaction and quality of life after breast reduction surgery -- and how time after surgery may impact these measures. ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 23, 2016 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

JR Batchelor obituary
Immunologist who played a significant role in the development of tissue and organ transplantsThe most dramatic medical advance in the second half of the 20th century was, arguably, in the field of tissue and organ transplantation – now commonplace for a great many organs, but unthinkable in the 1950s. Richard Batchelor, who has died aged 84, played a very significant part in this revolutionary development.As director of the Blond McIndoe Research Centre in East Grinstead, West Sussex, founded as a tribute to the great plastic surgeon Sir Archibald McIndoe who treated and rehabilitated badly burnt airmen during the se...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 23, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Leslie Brent Tags: Immunology Medical research Biochemistry and molecular biology Science UK news Source Type: news

Lay emphasis on the treatment and exploration of extraordinary injuries - Zhang G.
Treatment of "extraordinary injuries" is a major challenge for surgeons major in burn care and plastic surgery, though they are experts in wound treatment and repair. The "extraordinary injuries" is very complicated, and its treatment needs multidisciplina... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Plastic surgery leaves woman with bigger boobs, a flatter tummy and KLEPTOMANIA
The Brazilian woman, 40, was caught stealing an item from a shop, hiding it in her purse despite having the money to pay for it. Doctors say a lack of oxygen to the brain, caused brain damage that triggered the condition. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 17, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MassDevice.com +3 | The top 3 medtech stories for February 16, 2016
Say hello to MassDevice +3, a bite-sized view of the top three medtech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com’s coverage highlights our 3 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.   3. FDA approves trial for J&J’s Mentor MemoryGel breast implant Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Mentor Worldwide said it won FDA investigational device exemption approval for its Athena clinical trial testing its Mentor MemoryGel breast implants. The Mentor MemoryGel beast implants are...
Source: Mass Device - February 16, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Tags: News Well Plus 3 Source Type: news

FDA approves trial for J&J’s Mentor MemoryGel breast implant
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary Mentor Worldwide said today it won FDA investigational device exemption approval for its Athena clinical trial testing its Mentor MemoryGel breast implants. The Mentor MemoryGel beast implants are designed for breast reconstruction patients with larger chest widths, larger breast sizes, higher BMI or greater amounts of removed mastectomy tissue, the company said. “There is a clinical need for breast implants larger than those currently available in the United States. The size options for breast implants today are not adequate, especially when perfor...
Source: Mass Device - February 16, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Cosmetic/Aesthetic Women's Health Johnson & Johnson Mentor Worldwide Source Type: news

Mentor Receives FDA IDE Approval for its ATHENA Clinical Trial
With this approval, U.S. clinical investigators are able to begin testing the safety and efficacy of MENTOR® MemoryGel® Breast Implant in larger sizes IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 16, 2016 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Mentor Worldwide L... Devices, FDAMentor Worldwide, MemoryGel, Breast Implant (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 16, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals 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 Florida.(PRWeb February 15, 2016)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/02/prweb13214802.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 16, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gynecomastia and Klinefelter SyndromeGynecomastia and Klinefelter Syndrome
Gain a better understanding of the relationship between these two conditions, and find out the available options for the surgical correction of gynecomastia. ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 16, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Federal Register: Medical Devices; General and Plastic Surgery Devices; Classification of the Scalp Cooling System To Reduce the Likelihood of Chemotherapy-Induced Alopecia
The FDA is classifying the scalp cooling system to reduce the likelihood of chemotherapy-induced alopecia 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... (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - February 12, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Source Type: news

How 3D printers are changing plastic surgery
The new technology is allowing patients to see a preview of their new faces before going under the knife (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News 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 Florida.(PRWeb February 09, 2016)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/02/prweb13204050.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 10, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Thumb HypoplasiaThumb Hypoplasia
Find out more about the classification and treatment options for this pediatric congenital condition. ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - February 9, 2016 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Sientra jumps on return to U.S. market
Sientra (NSDQ:SIEN) shares jumped today after the breast implant maker said all of its products are slated to go back on the U.S. market March 1, 4 months after Brazilian regulators shut down production at its sole supplier. Santa Barbara, Calif.-based Sientra, which tapped new CEO Jeffrey Nugent shortly after Brazilian regulator Anvisa last October suspended production at Silimed, Sientra’s supplier, and the U.K.’s Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency halted sales. SIEN share prices hit a 52-week low on the news, but clawed back some of th...
Source: Mass Device - February 8, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Cosmetic/Aesthetic Wall Street Beat Women's Health Sientra Source Type: news

Sientra says to resume selling its breast implant devices in U.S.
(Reuters) - Breast implant maker Sientra Inc said it will resume selling all of its medical devices in the U.S. market from March 1, four months after it suspended sales of its breast implant devices to ensure technical compliance. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Cosmetic surgery ops on the rise
There was a sharp increase in the popularity of cosmetic surgery in the UK in 2015, figures show. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How a record number of men are going under the knife for MOOB REDUCTION and EYELID surgery
A record number of Britons had cosmetic surgery last year and demand for all procedures is up, figures show. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Demand for cosmetic surgery rises 13 per cent
Face/neck lifts and liposuction top league table; latter particularly popular in menRelated items from OnMedicaNew cosmetic rules are too weak, say surgeonsPlans launched to make cosmetic surgery saferRoyal College sets out standards for cosmetic surgeonsDemand for cosmetic surgery waningPatients need ‘cool off’ time for cosmetic surgery decisions (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 8, 2016 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Thousands of British woman left in dark over dangerous breast implants
TENS of thousands of British women may have been given potentially dangerous breast implants, it is feared. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 7, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer Treatment Impacts in Prosthetic Breast ReconstructionCancer Treatment Impacts in Prosthetic Breast Reconstruction
Find out how these breast cancer treatments may impact the risk of postoperative complications after prosthetic breast reconstruction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 4, 2016 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Michelangelo's hands were 'riddled with arthritis' doctor claims
Dr Davide Lazzeri, a plastic surgery specialist at the Villa Salaria Clinic in Rome, said it was clear Michelangelo was suffering from an illness which affected his joints in later life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 3, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nasal Tip Reconstruction Using Integra Bilayer Wound MatrixNasal Tip Reconstruction Using Integra Bilayer Wound Matrix
This technique for nasal tip reconstruction may be a viable alternative to reconstruction with a forehead flap. ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Why are More Men Opting for Cosmetic Surgery?
More Men are deciding to get plastic surgery (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - January 30, 2016 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Protein combination improves bone regeneration, UCLA study shows
A UCLA research team has found a combination of proteins that could significantly improve clinical bone restoration. The findings may be a big step toward developing effective therapeutic treatments for bone skeletal defects, bone loss and osteoporosis. The study, led by Dr. Kang Ting, professor and chair of the section of orthodontics at the UCLA School of Dentistry; Dr. Chia Soo, professor of plastic surgery and vice chair for research at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; and Dr. Aaron James, a fellow in surgical pathology, will appear as the lead article in the February print edition of the American Jour...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 29, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Fertility Consult in Cancer Care: Now a Routine ReferralFertility Consult in Cancer Care: Now a Routine Referral
Oncologists should refer their young patients for fertility consultation routinely, just as they would refer them to plastic surgery or genetics prior to treatment. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Gross Anatomy: Breast Implant Makes a Break for It
(MedPage Today) -- Interthoracic migration not unheard of (Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary)
Source: MedPage Today Pulmonary - January 28, 2016 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Plastic surgeon Amedeo Usai called patients 'wh*res, b*tches and sl*ts struck off
Dr Amedeo Usai, 48, who practised in Greater Manchester, fired off an abusive email to one patient who complained to medical watchdogs when she was left hospitalised after his care. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News 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 Wyoming.(PRWeb January 25, 2016)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/01/prweb13178786.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 25, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A fighting chance for Eva
Violet and Vincent with their new sister Early in 2015, Jennifer and Vincent Ramirez had everything they wanted — two healthy children: Violet, 5, and Vincent, 3, and they had just bought a new home in Salt Lake City. The couple decided to try for a third child. Jennifer learned she was pregnant in a few weeks. “Everything was going according to plan,” recalls Vincent. In July of 2015, the entire family packed into an exam room for Jennifer’s five-month ultrasound. “The doctor wasn’t talking much, and the ultrasound seemed to be taking longer than usual,” says Jennifer. After the u...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - January 25, 2016 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Lisa Fratt Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories Craniofacial Program encephalocele John Meara Mark Proctor microcephaly Source Type: news

Woman left needing plastic surgery after e-cigarette battery explodes in her face 
Kirby Sheen, 24, was testing a battery in the device when it blew up, splitting her eyelid in two. She needed surgery at Manchester Royal Infirmary and says she could be scarred for life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does cosmetic surgery really make people feel better?
(Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medtech approvals: FDA releases November 2015 PMAs
The FDA today released its list of the pre-market approvals it granted for medical devices in November 2015: Summary of PMA Originals & Supplements Approved Originals: 3 Supplements: 69 Summary of PMA Originals Under Review Total Under Review: 57 Total Active: 30 Total On Hold: 27 Summary of PMA Supplements Under Review Total Under Review: 583 Total Active: 433 Total On Hold: 150 Summary of All PMA Submissions Originals: 4 Supplements: 75 Summary of PMA Supplement PMA Approval/Denial Decision Times Number of Approvals: 69 Number of Denials: 0 Average Days Fr Receipt to Decision (Total Time): 193.4 FDA Tim...
Source: Mass Device - January 22, 2016 Category: Medical Equipment Authors: MassDevice Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Source Type: news

Persistent Pain, Sensory Abnormalities After AbdominoplastyPersistent Pain, Sensory Abnormalities After Abdominoplasty
Persistent postoperative pain and abnormal skin sensations are possible complications associated with abdominoplasty. How often do they occur? Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 21, 2016 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Patients with broken jaws may also have concussions, Upstate study finds
Upstate experts author paper published in Facial Plastic Surgery, a publication of the Journal of the American Medical Association. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - January 20, 2016 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

We'll Be Able to Grow Fresh Body Parts From Cartilage By 2019
This article originally appeared on Inverse. By Peter Rugg Just last week, a teenage boy was the recipient of the first 3D-printed nose transplant ever performed in the United States, and it looks as if he'll have company soon. The process works by first taking a small sampling of cells from the patient's cartilage, then growing them in an incubator over a period of weeks. Meanwhile, the shape of the patient's absent body part is scanned. The cells are then combined with a liquid formula to create a jelly-like substance that is then shaped into the missing limb via 3D printing, following the scan as a blueprint. Reagents ...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 12, 2016 Category: Science Source Type: news

Why The Food Brands You Grew Up With Will Never Be The Same
It’s been said again and again that 2015 was a year of revolution in the world of “Big Food.” Major packaged-food brands like Kraft, General Mills, Campbell Soup Co. and other major industry players have been racing to remove artificial flavors and dyes from their products as part of an effort to cater to consumers’ desires for healthier, more natural foods. And to rescue their sagging sales numbers. That revolution is showing no sign of slowing down in 2016 and beyond. John Ruff would know. Now retired, Ruff worked for 36 years for Kraft and the former General Foods, and headed research and de...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - January 12, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3 things you should know about CME from the JAMA Network
Most physicians are familiar with journal-based continuing medical education (CME) activities, and many used the JAMA Network journals for this purpose. Eleven of the JAMA Network journals have at least one article per issue that is certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Here’s how the JAMA Network journals can help you fulfill your CME requirements: 1. JAMA Network CME is organized to fulfill state-mandated CME requirements. Some state licensing boards require physicians to participate in CME activities that include specific content requirements, such as pain management, end-of-life care, child abuse and...
Source: AMA Wire - January 12, 2016 Category: Journals (General) Authors: Amy Farouk Source Type: news

Call to tighten regulation for advertising of medical services
Models advertising cosmetic surgery creates unrealistic expectations, notes report (Source: The Irish Times - Health)
Source: The Irish Times - Health - January 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

VIDEO: Inside China's plastic surgery boom
As more and more people in China go under the knife in the name of beauty, the BBC visits one of a growing number of private cosmetic surgery clinics in Beijing. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 10, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thumb Trauma: No Easy FixThumb Trauma: No Easy Fix
This case illustrates a type of thumb trauma frequently encountered by plastic surgeons. Medscape Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 4, 2016 Category: Surgery Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Case Challenge Source Type: news