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Reproducible and Efficient Technique for Performing a Sensory Nerve Sparing Mastectomy: Lessons Learned from Cadaveric and Patient Dissections

6 days ago   |   Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Advances in the diagnosis and management of breast cancer have evolved over recent decades with paradigm shifts seen in the loco-regional and systemic therapies. Breast cancer...
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Time for consensus on “high-risk” - Sentinel lymph node biopsy for cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma: an international survey of skin cancer specialists and a literature update

6 days ago   |   Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

There is an urgent need for evidence-based management of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma , particularly “high-risk” tumours.We performed an online survey of skin cancer...
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“Implant vs. autologous tissue-based breast reconstruction: a systematic review and meta-analysis of the studies comparing surgical approaches in 55455 patients.”

6 days ago   |   Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery   |   2 articles

The choice of reconstruction type is of the greatest importance in the process of treating breast cancer. There are two major reconstructive pathways in this group of patients...
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Use of free flaps in aesthetic breast surgery: a single centre experience and literature review

6 days ago   |   Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Implant based breast augmentation is one of the most performed procedures in aesthetic surgery whereas autologous tissue application is confined to fat grafting as adjuvant...
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Popular anti-aging vitamin B3 pills 'raise the risk of CANCER', study indicates

Popular anti-aging vitamin B3 pills 'raise the risk of CANCER', study indicates

15 days ago   |   Daily Mail   |   3 articles

Nicotinamide riboside , a form of B3, is used for its anti-aging effects. But a study by the University of Missouri-Columbia found that the supplement may increase the risk of...
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Gluteal Lymphoedema Associated with Lower Extremity Lymphoedema. - A Preliminary Study with Indocyanine Green Lymphography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging

1 month ago   |   Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Indocyanine green lymphography studies have identified that one in three to five patients with cancer-related lower extremity lymphoedema demonstrated dermal backflow extending...
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Survey: Many U.S. Women Lack Basic Information on Life After Mastectomy

1 month ago   |   Plastic Surgery

As many as 50 percent of cancer patients who've undergone a mastectomy have elected to have breast reconstruction surgery. Yet, while breast reconstruction is a common...
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Long Term Follow-Up of Bilateral Gracilis Reconstruction following Extra-Levator Abdominoperineal Excision

1 month ago   |   Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Colorectal operations such as an extra-levator abdominoperineal excision for locally advanced or recurrent cancer creates a significant perineal tissue deficit. Options for...
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Managing Cutaneous Melanoma of the Eyelid: Evidence from Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program

1 month ago   |   Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Ramachandran and Phan's investigation of Mohs Micrographic Surgery versus Wide Local Excision for T1 stage eyelid melanoma has important implications for plastic surgery. The...
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Capsular inflammation after immediate breast reconstruction - gene expression patterns and inflammatory cell infiltration in irradiated and non-irradiated breasts

1 month ago   |   Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Capsular contracture following post-mastectomy radiotherapy is commonly seen in patients with implant-based immediate breast reconstruction. Further understanding of the...
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How Addictive Is Cosmetic Surgery for People with BDD?

We have talked about some of the benefits and risks of cosmetic surgery in the past. One of the risks that we didn't delve into much was addiction. Cosmetic surgery addition is... Read more ...