For children with cleft lip and palate, the chances of undergoing secondary surgery vary depending on the center where they’re treated, reports a study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery–Global Open, the official open-access medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
We present a case of complex total nasal reconstruction, where nasal endoscopy improved control of the reconstructive process and management of exposed hardware. Level of Evidence: Level V, diagnostic study. (Source: European Journal of Plastic Surgery)
Conclusions From the results of this study, it is recommended that in rhinoplasty planning, the range of normal variability of the NLA-UC, in terms of observer acceptance, be taken into account as well as the threshold values of the desire for surgery. (Source: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and Pathology)
Earlier this year, data was released by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) that detailed the rise in male plastic surgery procedures. The overall conclusion was that male procedures had risen 43 percent in the past 5 years.
Evidence-based medicine has become increasingly prominent in the climate of modern day healthcare. The practice of evidence-based medicine involves the integration of the best available evidence with clinical experience and expertise to help guide clinical decision-making. The essential tenets of evidence-based medicine can be applied to both functional and aesthetic rhinoplasty. Current outcome measures in functional and aesthetic rhinoplasty, including objective, subjective, and clinician-reported measures, is summarized and the current data is reviewed. (Source: Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America)