Washington University physician Michael Bavlsik, MD, shows surgeon Ida Fox, MD, how he can now grip an otoscope, which he uses in his practice. He is one of nine quadriplegic patients who regained some hand and arm movement after nerve-transfer surgery.
A nerve transfer procedure pioneered at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis restore hand and arm movement to nine quadriplegic patients.
THC isn't effective at preventing nausea and vomiting after surgery, and is associated with unpredictable psychotropic side effects, a new study shows.
Congratulations! Edwin Williams III, MD, FACS, is the 2015-2016 president of AAFPRS.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given its nod to Allergan's JUVÉDERM® ULTRA XC for lip augmentation in adults over the age of 21.
Neothetics Inc is now evaluating the safety of its lipo-dissolving injectable LIPO-202 in obese individuals.
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Khashayar Mohebali, MD, shares new information on the AeroForm Tissue Expander System, including clinical trial results, in the October 2015 issue of PSP.
The October 2015 cover story features Scott Spear, MD, an early champion of nipple-sparing mastectomy.
Columnist Marianne Matthews interviews radiologists about imaging after breast cancer, in the October 2015 issue of PSP.
PSP Editor Denise Mann writes about the contributions of cover subject Scott Spear, MD, to the evolution of breast surgery in the October 2015 "Editor's Note."
PSP's October 2015 "Spotlight" sheds light on the current thinking about the breast cancer genes.
Richard A. Baxter, MD, sheds some light on the red wine and breast cancer puzzle in the October 2015 PSP.
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Jaime Schwartz, MD, shares "10 Things" about the latest advances in breast reconstruction in the October 2015 issue.
Will Revance's RT001 be the first topically neurotoxin treatment?
A “lipid fingerprint” can help identify missing or deficient lipids that may be an underlying cause of eczema, and effective treatments can help replenish them.
The Gavard-Sundaram cohesivity scale, a new visual scale illustrating five principal patterns of hyaluronic acid filler gel behavior—from fully dispersed to fully cohesive—may help plastic surgeons make better dermal filler choices for their patients.
The Gavard-Sundaram scale of cohesivity for currently available HA gel fillers may help guide the decision-making process.
Novan Therapeutics’ topical nitric oxide drug candidate SB204 may safely eradicate acne without the use of antibiotics, according to Phase 2b clinical trial results.
A new sunblock that doesn’t penetrate the skin may eliminate serious health concerns associated with commercial sunscreens, Yale University researchers report.
Plastic Surgery Practice's October 2014 special innovations in Breast Reconstruction issue is a finalist in the 2015 Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards.
Did you know it takes 144 days, on average, for cosmetic surgery patients to make a decision about undergoing a procedure? Learn more about your prospective patients' path to purchase in a new CareCredit report.
The use of all the implants produced by Silimed have been immediately suspended across the country Photo: Rex
Developing story: Silimed silicone implants are suspended in UK over contamination fears.