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

Minimal nasolabial incision effective for nasolabial fold rehabilitation in paralysis

October 17, 2017
The minimal nasolabial incision technique demonstrated efficacy as a rehabilitation tool for the nasolabial fold in patients with facial paralysis…
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Frail elderly patients comprise 44% of potentially preventable Medicare spending

October 17, 2017
High-cost frail elderly individuals accounted for 44% of total potentially preventable Medicare spending, despite only comprising 4% of the Medicare…
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Three botulinum neuromodulators efficacious in facial synkinesis

October 12, 2017
AbobotulinumtoxinA, onabotulinumtoxinA and incobotulinumtoxinA were associated with similar efficacy in facial synkinesis within 4 weeks of…
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Medically injured patients desire to know more about prevention efforts

October 11, 2017
Although 60% of patients and family members were satisfied with communication-and-resolution programs after medical injury, their need to be heard…
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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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