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

Physicians: 20% of medical care unneeded, malpractice fears common

September 6, 2017
Physicians taking part in a recent survey said 20.6% of overall medical care and about 22% of prescription medications given in the United States are…
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Erosive pustular dermatosis may occur after facial trauma, cosmetic resurfacing

August 29, 2017
A recent case series elucidated several clinical factors and treatment options for erosive pustular disorder. The researchers aimed to further…
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Study documents bony facial changes over time

August 25, 2017
A recent longitudinal analysis documented changes in the facial skeletons of a small cohort of patients over time. The researchers suggested studies…
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Half of women with early-stage breast cancer consider prophylactic double mastectomy

August 23, 2017
A quarter of women with early-stage breast cancer and a favorable prognosis strongly considered undergoing contralateral prophylactic mastectomy…
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Botox effectively altered position of pogonion

August 23, 2017
Botox demonstrated improvements chin aesthetics
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Alar base reduction after rhinoplasty most useful in patients with thick skin

August 18, 2017
An alar base reduction after lateral crural repositioning and lateral crural strut graft demonstrated more utility in patients with thick skin than…
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Survey suggests partisanship doomed health care reform, public split on many ACA components

August 16, 2017
A greater Republican division on the issue of health care reform than originally thought in addition to the Democrats’ determination to not…
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State access standards did not improve accessibility to specialists

August 15, 2017
The implementation of specialty access standards by state Medicaid agencies did not result in widespread, meaningful improvements in access to…
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FDA moves slowly on required postapproval drug studies; other agency procedures scrutinized

August 15, 2017
More than 3 years passed before the efficacy of most drugs given accelerated approval by the FDA from 2009 to 2013 was validated, according to…
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Frontal, lateral facial attractiveness strongly associated

August 15, 2017
Specific facial landmarks may impact discordance between frontal and lateral facial attractiveness, according to recent findings. The current study…
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