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Different sutures yielded similar cosmetic outcomes in facial surgery

July 26, 2017

Simple interrupted sutures and running subcuticular sutures resulted in similar cosmetic outcomes at 12 months, according to recent findings.

The researchers compared cosmetic results and complications for the two techniques in a cohort of 142 patients. There were 73 patients in the simple interrupted suture group and 69 patients in the running subcuticular suture group. The study included one independent observer who was blinded to treatment assignment.

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Gain-switched 311-nm titanium:sapphire laser shows efficacy in treating vitiligo

July 24, 2017
A gain-switched 311-nm titanium:sapphire laser showed efficacy in treating vitiligo lesions on the face and neck after a median treatment of 23 sessions, according to…
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AAP urges renewed support for pediatric team-based care

July 24, 2017
Specific investments should be made for pediatric care practices by stakeholders, including infrastructure, education and privacy-secured technology, to meet the needs…

Clinicians at Cleveland Clinic perform third face transplantation procedure

July 21, 2017
Eleven surgeons from the Cleveland Clinic performed the center’s third face transplant, and its first total face transplant, according to a recent press release…
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