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.
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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'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.
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.
Plastic Surgery Practice's October 2014 special innovations in Breast Reconstruction issue is a finalist in the 2015 Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards.
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.
Kybella be warned: CoolSculpting now has the FDA's nod to go after double chins and other small pockets of fat.
Scientists have developed a silk-based, 3-D printer ink for use in biomedical implants or tissue engineering. 

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Advances in 3D printing have led to new ways to make bone and some other relatively simple body parts, but until now, finding an ideal bio-ink has stalled progress toward printing more complex tissues with versatile functions.
In the October issue of PSP, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and The Plastic Surgery Foundation (The PSF) explain how data from their clinical registries are continuing to change practices.
The AAFPRS launched a new free app for patients interested in facial plastic surgery.
Nearly 75% of Dallas men and women have had or are considering facial plastic surgery, according to an AAFPRS survey.
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Plastic Surgery Practice magazine is proud to welcome its newest editorial advisory board member: dermatologist Jeffrey S. Dover, MD, FRCPC.
AAD members and graduating residents from the US and Canada are invited to apply for the Cochrane Scholarship. The submission deadline is October 30, 2015.