Constance M. Chen, MD, MPH, FACS, a board-certified reconstructive plastic surgeon and clinical assistant professor of surgery (plastic surgery) at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, discusses the growing role of fat grafting to the reconstructed breast.
The Structured Assessment of Robotic Microsurgical Skills (SARMS) score provides a new, standardized tool for evaluating trainees’ skill and performance as they gain experience with robotic microvascular surgery.
In October’s Shorr Thing, Jay A. Shorr answers PSP readers’ top questions including how to boost holiday sales.
Patients who shed more than 100 pounds either through diet and exercise or bariatric surgery are at higher risk for complications following body contouring procedures, according to researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.
In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness month, Plastic Surgery Practice magazine’s October 2014 special issue focuses on the most exciting innovations in breast reconstruction surgery.
Staying ahead of pain with local nerve blocks can help patients avoid narcotics and heavy general anesthesia, and this is where the ON-Q pain pump shines, says Kamakashi Zeidler, MD, a plastic surgeon in San Jose, CA.
A new study comparing endovenous laser ablation, foam scletotherapy, and surgery for the treatment of varicose veins finds that all three result in similar improvements in quality of life after 6 months. Read what differences did emerge now.
Today, legions of cosmetic surgeons and other business owners are asking, “Dude, where are my rankings?” David Evans, PhD, MBA explains where they went and whether they will ever come back.
The 2011 with the FDA approval of a novel formulation of bupivacaine, called EXPAREL® (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension) was a game change for breast reconstruction patients, according to harles K. Lee, MD, FACS, the chief of plastic surgery and director of reconstructive microsurgery at St Mary’s Medical Center in San Francisco. Learn why here.
Ask Beverly Hills cosmetic dermatologist Jason Emer, MD, which skin care products he likes, and his eyes will light up. For a glimpse into what’s on his radar (and body) this fall, read on.