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

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…
In the Journals

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…
In the Journals

DaxibotulinumtoxinA shows greater efficacy, response duration vs. Botox

June 28, 2017
Injectable daxibotulinumtoxinA, an investigational botulinum toxin Type A, showed superior efficacy and duration of response in certain doses over…
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Masseter-to-facial nerve transfer may be reliable for smile reanimation

June 27, 2017
Masseter-to-facial nerve transfer showed reliability for smile reanimation but with limited impact on resting symmetry. The researchers noted that no…
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Mortality risk likely to be higher among uninsured patients

June 27, 2017
With the Congressional Budget Office report indicating that 22 million Americans will lose insurance coverage by 2026 under
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Gender-based pricing shown for minoxidil for hair loss

June 21, 2017
Women were charged more per dose for minoxidil, 5%, foam for androgenetic alopecia when compared with products marketed for men, according to…
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State medical licensing board questions may discourage physicians from addressing their mental health

June 21, 2017
Medical license application questions are still not treating mental and physical illness the same, and this could be impacting a physician’s…
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