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Simulation of plastic surgery and microvascular procedures using perfused fresh human cadavers.
INTRODUCTION Surgical simulation models are often limited by their lack of fidelity, which hinders their essential purpose, making a better surgeon. Fresh cadaveric tissue is a superior model ofExpand
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Incorporation of fresh tissue surgical simulation into plastic surgery education: maximizing extraclinical surgical experience.
BACKGROUND As interest in surgical simulation grows, plastic surgical educators are pressed to provide realistic surgical experience outside of the operating suite. Simulation models of plasticExpand
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Reconstruction following abdominoperineal resection (APR): Indications and complications from a single institution experience.
BACKGROUND Abdominoperineal resection (APR) is the surgical treatment of low-lying rectal cancers and other pelvic malignancies. Plastic surgery offers a means to close these complicated defectsExpand
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Cost-Effectiveness Comparison Between Topical Silver Sulfadiazine and Enclosed Silver Dressing for Partial-Thickness Burn Treatment
The standard treatment of partial-thickness burns includes topical silver products such as silver sulfadiazine (SSD) cream and enclosed dressings including silver-impregnated foam (Mepilex Ag;Expand
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Venous Thromboembolism following Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction: A Longitudinal Analysis of 12,778 Patients
Supplemental Digital Content is available in the text. Background: Venous thromboembolism is a dreaded complication following microsurgical breast reconstruction. Although the high-risk nature of theExpand
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Burns resulting from spontaneous combustion of electronic cigarettes: a case series
BackgroundElectronic cigarette (e-cigarette) sales have grown rapidly in recent years, coinciding with a public perception that they are a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes. However, thereExpand
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Trends and inpatient outcomes for palliative care services in major burn patients: A 10-year analysis of the nationwide inpatient sample.
INTRODUCTION Despite advances in critical care and the surgical management of major burns, highly moribund patients are unlikely to survive. Little is known regarding the utilization and effects ofExpand
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Breast Reconstruction Following Breast Cancer Treatment-2018.
Breast Reconstruction in the United States In 1998, breast reconstruction following mastectomy was legislated as a right in the United States following passage of the Women’s Health and Cancer RightsExpand
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Trends in Physician Payments for Breast Reconstruction
Background: Prosthetic breast reconstruction rates have risen in the United States, whereas autologous techniques have stagnated. Meanwhile, single-institution data demonstrate that physicianExpand
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