In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in aesthetics. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

In the Journals

Septoplasty using bony batten grafts may have utility in fixing caudal septal deviation

May 24, 2017
Septoplasty using bony batten grafts was associated with favorable efficacy and safety in correcting caudal septal deviation. The retrospective…
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High-risk pools may raise health care costs for all Americans

May 24, 2017
Reinstituting high-risk pools as a state option as part of the American Health Care Act that was recently passed by the U.S. House of Representatives…
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Findings describe novel nasal septum splint

May 23, 2017
A novel splint and splinting technique have demonstrated utility in straightening septa that require full extracorporeal technique. The design allows…
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Oblique split and concentric carving methods of costal cartilage graft carving yielded similar warp

May 18, 2017
No significant differences were reported for the amount of warp among patients treated with the 30-degree oblique split and concentric carving…
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Facial splash without protection common among dermatology residents

May 17, 2017
A large percentage of surveyed dermatology residents reported facial splash by blood or other potentially infectious material during a procedure…
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Most people incorrectly applied free sunscreen at public event

May 17, 2017
When free sunscreen was made available at the Minnesota State Fair, only one-third of the participants applied sunscreen to all sun-exposed areas…
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Patients perceived as younger, more successful after undergoing facial rejuvenation surgery

May 16, 2017
Patients who underwent face-lift and upper facial rejuvenation surgery were perceived as younger, more attractive and more successful by observers…
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Surgical algorithm may aid surgical treatment of involutional ptosis with normal levator function

May 10, 2017
A surgical algorithm involving a small incision to expose the levator aponeurosis was effective in terms of margin reflex distance-1 and surgical…
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Almost one-third of FDA-approved therapeutics had postmarket safety events

May 10, 2017
Nearly one-third of the 222 new pharmaceuticals and biologics approved by the FDA from 2001 through 2010 were subject to a postmarket safety event…
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Thread lifting technique shows efficacy in facial rejuvenation in Asians

May 9, 2017
Thread lifting with absorbable short, wedge-shaped polydioxanone sutures showed safety and efficacy in facial rejuvenation in Asian patients…
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