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Smaller doses of desmopressin maintain ability to create drier operative field in rhinoplasty

May 14, 2015
Desmopressin given at lower-than-normally-used doses was shown to create a dryer operative field during rhinoplasty, which can lead to more precise…

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Quality of medical records, informed consent and expert reports influential on judicial decisions

May 12, 2015
In cases where malpractice claims were brought against plastic surgeons, researchers found the factors most influential on judicial decisions were…

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Increasing nasal tip angle during rhinoplasty can be used to treat plunging tip illusion

May 11, 2015
By increasing the nasal tip angle, surgeons successfully treated plunging tip illusion in 22 women without the need for cutting columellar base…

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FACE-Q scales demonstrate improvement in satisfaction with face, nose appearance after rhinoplasty

May 8, 2015
Patient satisfaction with facial and nose appearance and quality of life following rhinoplasty was measureable through the use of the FACE-Q…

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Novel anatomical modeling method helps quantify mechanical properties of lower lateral cartilage

May 4, 2015
Using plastic surgeons’ expertise along with anatomically correct models of nasal structures, researchers found the ideal lower lateral…

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Early division of forehead flap pedicle may decrease duration of facial deformity

April 29, 2015
In patients with nasal defects appropriate for paramedian forehead flap, researchers found division of the pedicle at 2 weeks after initial flap…

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Treatment with fascia lata sling restores nasal airflow, improves QoL in facial paralysis patients

April 16, 2015
In patients with facial paralysis experiencing external nasal valve narrowing and collapse, treatment with a fascia lata sling was highly effective…

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Flag technique an alternative in tip-plasty for Asian patients with insufficient septal cartilage

April 15, 2015
Recently published study findings demonstrated that a new “flag technique” was a suitable alternative method for tip-plasty in Asian…

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Absorbable plates maintain nasal length, projection when used with caudal septal extension grafts

April 9, 2015
Polydioxanone absorbable plates were found to be helpful in securing caudal septal extension grafts and maintaining nasal length and projection…

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Preoperative goals met in primary open approach rhinoplasty without columellar strut grafts

April 2, 2015
Nasal tip projection, rotation and nasal profile proportion goals can be achieved with consistent accuracy without using the columellar strut…

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Study: Alar rim graft use would benefit majority of primary, secondary rhinoplasty patients

March 31, 2015
According to researchers, alar rim graft use during rhinoplasty procedures can help prevent cloverleaf deformity of the nasal base, as well as result…

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Complication rates low for autologous rib cartilage use in rhinoplasty

March 5, 2015
Overall long-term complications rates were low when autologous rib cartilage was used in rhinoplasty procedures, with warping and hypertrophic chest…

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Preoperative dexamethasone reduces edema, ecchymosis after rhinoplasty

March 4, 2015
Use of dexamethasone preoperatively reduced edema and ecchymosis 7 days after rhinoplasty, according to researchers. In a randomized, double-blind…

ASPS: Reconstructive surgery, minimally-invasive procedures up 3% from 2013

March 2, 2015
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons has released its annual plastic surgery procedural statistics, which reported 15.6 million cosmetic…

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Crushed cartilage–fibrin sealant graft reliable, effective for radix augmentation in Asian patients

February 24, 2015
Researchers found a crushed cartilage–fibrin sealant graft to be a reliable and effective technique to stabilize grafts for radix augmentation…

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Variable relationships in nasal anatomy should be considered in internal nasal valve reconstruction

February 19, 2015
In a cadaver study, researchers determined that the relationships between the upper lateral cartilage, maxilla and pyriform ligament can affect the…

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Individualized nasal osteotomy can produce more aesthetically pleasing results

February 17, 2015
Individualized nasal osteotomy approaches can increase the predictability of surgical outcomes in patients undergoing rhinoplasty. Researchers…

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Rhinoplasty has little effect on airway, resistance for external nasal valve dysfunction

February 16, 2015
For patients with external nasal valve dysfunction, surgical intervention did not change structural shape or resistance during normal breathing;…

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Alar cartilage replacement a suitable alternative for nasal tip reconstruction

February 12, 2015
In a retrospective review of rhinoplasty revisions, researchers found the complete replacement of alar cartilages was an efficient surgical option…

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Questionnaire helps identify body dysmorphic disorder in patients seeking cosmetic surgery

February 9, 2015
In light of the risks and harms cosmetic treatment can cause in patients with body dysmorphic disorder, having a systematic process for identifying…

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