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

Prolonged anesthesia duration linked to surgical complications

October 9, 2017
Among patients undergoing microvascular reconstruction of the head and neck, longer anesthesia exposure was associated with increased surgical…
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Communication-and-resolution programs may avert lawsuits from medical errors

October 5, 2017
Communication-and-resolution programs that encourage clinicians to explain facts and offer apologies for the medical error in patient injury cases…
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Polidocanol plus HG outperforms HG alone in sclerosing reticular veins

October 3, 2017
Patients requiring sclerosing of reticular veins experienced better sclerotherapy outcomes with 0.2% polidocanol diluted in 70% hypertonic glucose…
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Septal extension graft, conchal cartilage graft yield similar stability outcomes

October 3, 2017
Nasal tip plasties with the septal extension graft and double-layered conchal cartilage graft were associated with similar rates of tip projection…
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Radiofrequency ablation may be an alternative for neck rejuvenation

October 2, 2017
Radiofrequency ablation of the cervical branch of the facial nerve was associated with improved platysmal banding in a cohort of individuals with…
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SMRF, MFU-V yield similar outcomes in neck laxity, patient satisfaction

September 29, 2017
Subsurface monopolar radiofrequency and microfocused ultrasound with visualization were associated with comparable outcomes in patients undergoing…
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Auto-augmentation techniques demonstrate acceptable complication rates

September 29, 2017
Women undergoing breast reconstruction using auto-augmentation techniques experienced similar complication rates as those undergoing traditional…
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Subtotal septal reconstruction may have utility in severe septal deviation

September 27, 2017
Subtotal septal reconstruction was associated with improved Nasal Obstruction Symptom Evaluation scores in a cohort of patients undergoing…
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Trump immigration policy threatens clinical research efforts

September 25, 2017
Foreign medical graduates play a substantial role in clinical and biomedical research efforts; thus, Trump-era immigration policies that deny…
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Patient-reported tool helps assess rhinoplasty outcomes

September 21, 2017
Results demonstrated that the new patient-reported Standardized Cosmesis and Health Nasal Outcomes Survey may aid clinicians in evaluating both…
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