A particular challenge in clinical trials is recruiting potential participants. According to author Cher Zavala, there is a clear need to improve study recruitment rates — and the best way to do this is to use a multifaceted approach.
A study looks at acoustic waves (extracorporeal shockwaves) initiated within the operation field prior to surgery and their ability to stimulate tissue regeneration which leads to wound healing with reduced scar formation.
Lutronic introduces the recently FDA-cleared LaseMD ULTRA at the Cosmetic Surgery Forum in Nashville. The 1927nm thalium laser features 20 watts of power instead of the 12-watt power currently on the market.
The Opioid-Prescribing in Dermatology Workgroup determined that 10% of patients or less undergoing 87 common dermatological procedures require postoperative opioid management at discharge, according to Healio.