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    • Opioid Prescribing by Plastic Surgery Residents: Higher Doses in US Compared to Canada

      Published Jul 02 2019, 10:17 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Plastic surgery trainees in the United States prescribe higher doses of opioids than their counterparts in Canada, suggests a study in the July issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • Study Urges Gene Testing Before Breast Reconstruction Using Abdominal Tissue

      Published Jul 02 2019, 10:08 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      For women with breast cancer who opt for breast reconstruction using a tissue flap from the abdomen, gene testing for high-risk mutations should be performed before surgery, concludes a report in the July issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • Minority Children Have More Complications, Higher Costs of Cleft Palate Repair

      Published May 31 2019, 09:14 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      A new study documents racial disparities among children undergoing surgery to repair cleft palate, including a higher risk of complications in African-American children, reports the June issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • Platelet-Rich Fibrin May Lead to Better Outcomes with Fat Grafting

      Published May 31 2019, 09:10 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      – A "second-generation" platelet concentrate called platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) might enhance the outcomes of fat grafting for plastic surgery procedures, reports an experimental study in the June issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).s

    • 3D-Printed 'Hyperelastic Bone' May Help Generate New Bone for Skull Reconstruction

      Published May 16 2019, 10:11 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Defects of the skull and facial bones can pose difficult challenges for plastic and reconstructive surgeons. A synthetic material called hyperelastic bone – readily produced by 3D-printing – could offer a powerful new tool for use in reconstructing skull defects, reports a study in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • Study Proposes New Standards for Safely Performing 'Brazilian Butt Lift'

      Published May 16 2019, 10:08 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      A new anatomic study highlights critical technical issues to ensure safe performance of the increasingly popular "Brazilian butt lift" – a procedure using the patient's own fat to augment and improve the appearance of the buttocks. The study appears in the May issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • No Increase in Complications with 'Tummy Tuck' in Obese Patients

      Published Apr 22 2019, 01:55 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      "Tummy tuck" surgery (abdominoplasty) can be safely performed in obese patients, with no increase in complications compared to non-obese patients, reports a study in the April issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • Online Reviews After 'Tummy Tuck' – Cosmetic Results Aren't the Only Factor Affecting Positive Ratings

      Published Feb 28 2019, 02:09 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      For patients undergoing "tummy tuck" surgery (abdominoplasty), satisfaction with the aesthetic outcome is the main factor affecting whether they write a positive or negative online review for their plastic surgeon, reports the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • More Women Are Training to Be Plastic Surgeons, but Racial/Ethnic Representation Still Lags Behind

      Published Feb 28 2019, 02:00 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      While the proportion of women entering plastic surgery residency programs has increased in recent years, numbers of Black and Hispanic trainees are declining or unchanged, reports a study in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • What Causes Aging of the Upper Lip? Loss of Volume, Not Just 'Sagging'

      Published Jan 30 2019, 11:58 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Plastic surgeons have long debated the mechanisms aging-related changes in the face: Are they related more to "deflation" or "sagging"? A new study helps settle the debate, showing significant loss of volume in the upper lip in older adults, reports the February issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

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