Gianfranco Tunesi

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Filler materials for medical use present limits, such as the induction of chronic inflammation and fibrosis. In the search for synthetic materials with improved biocompatible properties, a new polyacrylamide hydrogel, Aquamid (Contura SA, Montreux, Switzerland), has been investigated in preclinical systems. In cell cultures (endothelial cells and(More)
Many techniques can be used for nasal reconstruction. This paper describes the preliminary results of our study and shows a one-stage method for partial nasal reconstruction performed with a fasciocutaneous island flap with a retrograde blood supply based on the angular artery. This flap is called the retroangular flap. Six patients had been treated from(More)
Breast augmentation is the most commonly performed surgical procedure in aesthetic plastic surgery. Accurate pre-operative planning is crucial to obtain the best outcomes. We present our planning method deriving from a more than 30-year experience in aesthetic breast surgery, matching together patients tissues' characteristics and patients' wishes. We(More)