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    • With Abdominal Etching, Plastic Surgeons Help Patients Get 'Six-Pack Abs'

      Published Apr 22 2019, 02:58 PM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Even with a good diet and workout routine, some men and women have trouble getting the toned abdominal appearance they want. For these patients, a technique called abdominal etching can help in creating the classic "six-pack abs" physique in men or three-vertical-line abdomen in women, reports a study in the April 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).

    • Good Results with Autologous Breast Reconstruction after Failed Implant Reconstruction

      Published Jan 30 2019, 11:25 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Implants are usually the first choice for breast reconstruction after mastectomy. But when implant-based reconstruction fails, autologous reconstruction – using the patient's own tissues – is a safe procedure that improves patient outcomes, reports a study in the February issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • 'Bionic Face' Experiments Could Lead to New Treatment Approach for Facial Paralysis

      Published Jan 03 2019, 09:34 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      An implantable neuroprosthetic device may one day provide a new approach to restoring more natural facial movement in patients with one-sided facial paralysis (hemifacial palsy), suggests a study in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • Botulinum Toxin Reduces Chronic Migraine Attacks, Compared to Placebo

      Published Jan 03 2019, 09:26 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      A growing body of evidence supports the effectiveness of botulinum toxin injections in reducing the frequency of chronic migraine headaches, concludes an updated review and analysis in the January issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • Age Alone Doesn't Increase Complications of Free-Flap Breast Reconstruction in Older Women

      Published Nov 29 2018, 10:00 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Breast reconstruction using a "free flap" from the patient's abdomen is a safe procedure with a high success rate in older women opting for reconstruction after mastectomy, reports a study in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

    • Functional Nasal Surgery Relieves Chronic Headache for Some Patients

      Published Nov 29 2018, 09:46 AM by Wolters Kluwer Health
      • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

      Nasal surgery to relieve obstructed breathing can reduce or eliminate chronic headaches in selected patients, reports a paper in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

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