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Worldwide demand for cosmetic surgery continues dramatic increases

July 14, 2017

The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery published results of the annual Global Aesthetic Survey that showed a 9% overall increase in surgical and nonsurgical procedures for 2016.

The United States was the leader, accounting for 17.9% of the procedures. The top five countries, were the U.S., Brazil, Japan, Italy, and Mexico, which together accounted for 41.4% of procedures globally. Russia, India, Turkey, Germany, and France rounded out the top 10.

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Submuscular breast tissue expander may be optimal in proton beam radiotherapy

July 11, 2017
Submuscular placement of breast tissue expanders may be preferable to subcutaneous placement in patients undergoing proton beam radiotherapy for the treatment of breast…
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Postmastectomy radiotherapy did not impact quality of life

June 30, 2017
Postmastectomy radiotherapy had no impact on a number of outcomes after free flap based breast reconstruction, including quality of life and satisfaction with the…
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Financial incentives improved follow-up rates after breast implant surgery

June 28, 2017
A novel financial incentive strategy was associated with improved follow-up visit habits after breast implant surgery. The study included 502 patients in a Core Study…
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