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Prevention is better than cure: Surgical methods for neuropathic pain prevention following amputation - a systematic review

11 monthes ago   |   Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Pain after amputation can be residual limb pain or phantom limb pain. Both can be disabling in daily life with reported incidences of 8% for finger amputations and up to 85%...
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Measuring functional outcome in upper extremity soft tissue sarcoma: Validation of the Toronto Extremity Salvage Score and the QuickDASH patient-reported outcome instruments

11 monthes ago   |   Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Interest in functional outcome and health-related quality of life in extremity soft tissue sarcoma patients has increased. The aim of this study was to validate two functional...
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Comparison of Health State Utility Measures and Disabilities of Arm, Shoulder and Hand Questionnaire Scores in Bilateral Hand Amputees

One year ago   |   Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

Bilateral hand amputation is a life-changing event that can result in a great degree of loss of function. Prosthetic limb replacement and Composite tissue allotransplantation...
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Phthalates Found in Many Fast Foods

Phthalates Found in Many Fast Foods

One year ago   |   Web MD   |   3 articles

A new study suggests fast food often has plastic-softening chemicals that could potentially lead to hormone disruption, infertility and learning disabilities.
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The Never-Ending Battle between Proximal Row Carpectomy and Four Corner Arthrodesis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis for the Final Verdict

One year ago   |   Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery   |   2 articles

While scaphoid excision combined with Four Corner Arthrodesis or ProximalRow Carpectomy are commonly-used salvage procedures to treat type two and three Scapholunate Advanced...
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Keystone flap for postburn finger flexion contracture release

One year ago   |   Journal of Cutaneous Online   |   2 articles

Saurabh Gupta, Ravi Kumar Chittoria, Vinayak Chavan, Abhinav Aggarwal, Chirra Likhitha Reddy, Padmalakshmi B Mohan, K Shijina, Imran Pathan Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic...
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Microplastics Discovered in Plant Leaf Water

Tiny pieces of plastic are now being detected in the water that forms on plant leaves in a discovery that shows how prevalent microplastics are in our ecosystems. Quick Take Read more ...

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 ...