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

Immediate postmastectomy breast reconstruction may be a safe, effective option

February 24, 2017
In the postmastectomy radiation setting, immediate autologous breast reconstruction yielded similar complication and satisfaction rates as delayed…
In the Journals

BMJ: Trump’s policies risk ‘head-on collision’ with science, health care

February 23, 2017
A commentary recently published in The BMJ expressed the editors’ concerns with President Donald J. Trump’s policies, stating that the…
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Textured breast implants associated with anaplastic large-cell lymphoma

February 23, 2017
Women who receive textured breast implants were at significant risk for breast implant-associated anaplastic large-cell lymphoma, according to recent…
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Possible options for the future of health care

February 22, 2017
A perspective recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine provides some insight on what President Donald J. Trump can and cannot…
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Novel method for full thickness scalp reconstruction shows promise

February 22, 2017
A novel method for full thickness scalp reconstruction was associated with a success rate higher than 85%, according to recent findings. The…
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Women with distress, anxiety tend to undergo delayed breast reconstruction

February 21, 2017
Higher levels of distress and anxiety were reported among women who delayed breast reconstruction surgery than in women who did not delay the…
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Achieving Trump’s health care promises would likely require single payer reform

February 20, 2017
President Donald J. Trump’s proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act with a health care law that achieves more coverage, better benefits…
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Time to steady state in fat graft volume may be longer than thought

February 20, 2017
The time to reach steady state for fat graft volume was 2.2 years, which was much longer than anticipated, according to recent findings. The aim of…
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Juvéderm Volbella XC effective for lip, perioral enhancements up to 1 year

February 17, 2017
Juvéderm Volbella XC treatment for lip and perioral enhancement was safe and effective, with the effects of treatment lasting through 1 year…
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Medicaid expansions improved preventive care, but study finds Americans want changes to ACA

February 17, 2017
Due to insurance expansions of the Affordable Care Act, Americans were more likely to undertake preventive care, according to data published in…
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