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New Design and Identification of the Medial Sural Perforator Flap: An Anatomical Study and Its Clinical Applications
Background: Many studies have revealed facts about the anatomy of the medial sural artery perforator. The exact locations or areas where the perforators pierce through the fascia, however, have notExpand
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Blood Supply to Osteocutaneous Free Fibula Flap and Peroneus Longus Muscle: Prospective Anatomic Study and Clinical Applications
&NA; From January of 1998 to December of 1999, a total of 24 fibula free flaps in 24 patients were evaluated in a prospective clinical study. Once the perforators were identified, they were dissectedExpand
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Evaluation of centrifugation technique and effect of epinephrine on fat cell viability in autologous fat injection.
BACKGROUND Centrifugation helps refine autologous fat for use as an injectable filler, but the process can be injurious to fat cells. Epinephrine may be harmful to fat cells. OBJECTIVE We studiedExpand
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Clinical Applications of the Delayed Arterialized Venous Flap
Arterialized venous flaps have been used clinically but still have limited applications for coverage of small surface defects. Varying degrees of necrosis of the larger, arterialized venous flapsExpand
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The effects of botulinum toxin A on the survival of a random cutaneous flap.
BACKGROUND Although interest in flap surgery has increased, a satisfactory research study on supportive drugs or methods for flap surgery has not been seen in the literature thus far. Despite severalExpand
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Platelet-Rich Plasma: Quantitative Assessment of Growth Factor Levels and Comparative Analysis of Activated and Inactivated Groups
BACKGROUND Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has more concentrated platelets than normal plasma (approximately 150-400×10(3) cell/dL). Platelets excrete several growth factors and cytokines that areExpand
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  • Open Access
Unilateral Complete Cleft Lip and Palate Repair Using Lip Adhesion Combined with a Passive Intraoral Alveolar Molding Appliance: Surgical Results and the Effect on the Maxillary Alveolar Arch
  • B. Cho
  • Medicine
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • 1 April 2006
Background: A number of combined maxillary orthopedic and surgical treatment protocols have been proposed for the initial phase of therapy for infants with a complete cleft lip and palate Methods:Expand
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New technique for correction of the microform cleft lip using vertical interdigitation of the orbicularis oris muscle through the intraoral incision.
  • B. Cho
  • Medicine
  • Plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • 1 October 2004
A microform cleft lip has three major components: (1) a minor defect of the upper vermilion border with loss of the mucocutaneous ridge; (2) a narrow ridge of tissue, resembling an exaggeratedExpand
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Surgical treatment of ossified cephalhematoma.
Cephalhematoma is a collection of blood beneath the periosteum of the bones in the cranial vault. The treatment strategy of most cephalhematoma is conservative. However, in cases of ossifiedExpand
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In vivo imaging of tumor apoptosis using histone H1-targeting peptide.
In vivo imaging of apoptosis could allow monitoring of tumor response to cancer treatments such as chemotherapy. Using phage display, we identified the CQRPPR peptide, namedExpand
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