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Visible light spectroscopy bested Doppler in detecting compromised free flap perfusion

June 23, 2017

Visible light spectroscopy was noninvasive and reliable in evaluating tissue perfusion compared with hand-held Doppler and clinical examination.

Researchers hypothesized that visible light spectroscopy may be more sensitive and specific in detecting compromised free flap perfusion than previous methods.

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Calcium hydroxylapatite shows efficacy in treating hand volume loss for up to 1 year

June 23, 2017
A single treatment with calcium hydroxylapatite dermal filler for volume loss in the dorsum of the hands showed improvement for up to 12 months posttreatment, according…
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Appropriate patient selection may yield reduced morbidity in spinal resection

June 22, 2017
Careful selection of high-risk patients for immediate intervention with locoregional muscle flaps may reduce surgical complications in spinal resection procedures…

Almost one-third of surveyed men 'extremely likely' to consider cosmetic procedure

June 14, 2017
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery has released the results of a survey of 618 men, finding that 31% of respondents reported…
In the Journals

Visible light spectroscopy bested Doppler in detecting compromised free flap perfusion

June 23, 2017
Visible light spectroscopy was noninvasive and reliable in evaluating tissue perfusion compared with hand-held Doppler and clinical examination…

In the Journals

Calcium hydroxylapatite shows efficacy in treating hand volume loss for up to 1 year

June 23, 2017
A single treatment with calcium hydroxylapatite dermal filler for volume loss in the dorsum of the hands showed improvement for up to 12 months…

In the Journals

Appropriate patient selection may yield reduced morbidity in spinal resection

June 22, 2017
Careful selection of high-risk patients for immediate intervention with locoregional muscle flaps may reduce surgical complications in spinal…

Almost one-third of surveyed men 'extremely likely' to consider cosmetic procedure

June 14, 2017
The American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery has released the results of a survey of 618 men, finding that 31% of…

In the Journals

FGFR2-related craniofacial dysostosis commonly results in minor suture fusion

June 8, 2017
Most infants with FGFR2-associated craniofacial dysostosis experience minor suture fusion, according to recent findings. The study was conducted to…

Allergan to acquire breast implant insertion device

June 7, 2017
Allergan announced that its subsidiary, Allergan Sales LLC, has agreed to acquire Keller Medical, the developer of the Keller Funnel used in breast

Sciton launches women's health review board, including dermatologists

June 2, 2017
Sciton has announced members of its Women’s Health Clinical Review Board. The manufacture of laser and light systems for the medical and

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Bullying may lead to poor psychological function, desire for cosmetic surgery

June 2, 2017
Adolescents victims of bullying were more likely to report poor psychological function and desire cosmetic surgery, according to recent findings. The…

ThermiRF receives marketing clearance in Brazil

May 30, 2017
Thermi announced it has received clearance to market and distribute ThermiRF in Brazil, the second-largest world market for aesthetics. The…

Five developments in sunscreen on Memorial Day weekend

May 26, 2017
Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer, and with that comes the reminder to practice sun safety and use sunscreen…

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