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Gynecomastia correction is the most common breast surgery in males. Surgical reduction is indicated in Grade IIB and Grade III gynecomastia in Simon’s classification. A circumareolar incision may chosen according to skin and areolar excess. Achieving a symmetrical nipple-areola complex is one of the major goals of the reduction surgery. The average areola(More)
The aim of the study is to analyze all completely excised BCCs in the head and neck region with regard to age, sex, personal and familial history, skin type, tumor localization and size, histopathological subtype of tumor, reconstruction method, and recurrence rates. Incompletely excised BCCs were not included in this study since incomplete excision is the(More)
BACKGROUND The reconstruction of ischial pressure ulcers is problematic because of the distinctive anatomical properties of the region and high recurrence rates. To date, no single technique has been proven to be effective in reducing recurrence of the ulcers. We present our experience with the combination of a biceps femoris muscle turnover flap and a(More)
Maxillomandibular fixation with Erich arch bars is an economic method for handling mandibular fractures. Unfortunately, this method has some disadvantages, such as long operating time, periodontal trauma, and risk of puncture injury to the operator. To overcome these disadvantages, we propose teaching the pits and pearls of maxillomandibular fixation with(More)
PURPOSE This article discusses the results of orbicularis oris muscle-sparing surgery and reconstruction of defects through the use of facial artery perforator flaps and mucosal advancement flaps. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients with lower lip carcinoma were evaluated retrospectively. Patients who underwent reconstruction with facial artery perforator flaps(More)
BACKGROUND Experimental research using laboratory animals provides substantial data about reconstructive surgery. However, the literature does not include any experimental studies that have used flap models on the hind limbs of rats. To gain an understanding of the physiology of lower-extremity flaps and of flap failures, this study assessed the cutaneous(More)
Tamoxifen is an estrogen receptor modulator and has been shown to increase risk for microvascular flap complications. This study aimed to investigate the clinical and histopathological effects of tamoxifen use in venous microvascular anastomosis model in rats. The role of vitamin E combination therapy and discontinuing tamoxifen therapy preoperatively were(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the effect of selective nerve blocks before tumescent anesthesia on the pain and anxiety levels of patients. METHODS A prospective study was performed with 80 patients. Forty consecutive patients received tumescent anesthesia, and 40 consecutive patients received selective nerve blocks followed by tumescent anesthesia. Patients filled(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to describe the role of public exercise equipment in pediatric hand traumas as a preventable etiological factor. METHODS Pediatric patients with hand injuries referred from the emergency department were evaluated retrospectively. Age and gender of the patients, timing, etiology, mechanism of hand trauma,(More)
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