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Merkel Cell Polyomavirus Small T Antigen mRNA Level Is Increased following In Vivo UV-Radiation
Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare but aggressive skin cancer involving Merkel cells. Recently, a new human polyomavirus was implicated in MCC, being present in 80% of the samples analyzed. InExpand
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Abdominoplasty: Risk Factors, Complication Rates, and Safety of Combined Procedures.
1051e Abdominoplasty: Risk Factors, Complication Rates, and Safety of Combined Procedures Sir: We read with great interest the article entitled “Abdominoplasty: Risk Factors, Complication Rates, andExpand
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Circumferential Contouring of the Lower Trunk: Indications, Operative Techniques, and Outcomes—A Systematic Review
BackgroundIncreasing obesity prevalence and development of bariatric surgery have led to the development of skin re-draping techniques. Several contouring techniques have been described for treatingExpand
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Medial Thighplasty After Massive Weight Loss: Are There Any Risk Factors for Postoperative Complications?
AbstractBackgroundWith the increasing incidence of obesity in Western societies, an increasing number of patients undergo bariatric surgery that leads to functional and aesthetic sequelae related toExpand
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Culture and drug biotransformation capacity of adult human keratinocytes from post‐mortem skin
Summary 'I'hc aim of this study was to analyse viability, growth, differentiation and drug metabolic capacity of cultured human keratinocytes obtained from post‐mortem skin. Epidermal cells wereExpand
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Eyelid fat grafting: Indications, operative technique and complications; a systematic review.
INTRODUCTION Many recent studies concerning autologous fat grafting in the eyelids have been published, mostly consisting of case reports and retrospective case series. However, no study on theExpand
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[Refinements in the labia minor reduction procedures].
AIM The aim of this study is to appreciate the hypertrophy of labia minor, its psychological and functional effects and the different techniques of reduction available. PATIENTS AND METHODS FromExpand
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Biceps femoris flap for closure of ischial pressure ulcers
BackgroundThe surgical management of stages III and IV pressure ulcers in spinal cord injury patients is ussually based on a large debridment of necrotic tissue before performing a cover of theExpand
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Scalp Tissue Expansion Above a Custom-Made Hydroxyapatite Cranial Implant to Correct Sequelar Alopecia on a Transposition Flap.
BACKGROUND Resection of cranial tumors involving both bone and scalp tissue may require the recruitment of soft tissue using a flap above the bone reconstruction. When a transposition flap has beenExpand
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