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Botulinum toxin to improve facial wound healing: A prospective, blinded, placebo-controlled study.
OBJECTIVE To test whether botulinum toxin-induced immobillzation of facial lacerations enhances wound healing and results in less noticeable scars. PATIENTS AND METHODS In this blinded,Expand
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Treatment of Facial Wounds with Botulinum Toxin A Improves Cosmetic Outcome in Primates
Surgeons have constantly sought to achieve the most aesthetic scar. A major factor determining the final cosmetic appearance of a cutaneous scar is the tension acting on the wound edges during theExpand
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Wound healing after radiation therapy: Review of the literature
Radiation therapy is an established modality in the treatment of head and neck cancer patients. Compromised wound healing in irradiated tissues is a common and challenging clinical problem. TheExpand
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CSF Rhinorrhea: 95 Consecutive Surgical Cases with Long Term Follow-Up at the Mayo Clinic
A persistent cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak is potentially lethal, and surgical treatment is often required. CSF leak repair is an infrequently performed procedure, and only limited information isExpand
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Addition of an anesthetic agent to enhance the predictability of the effects of botulinum toxin type A injections: a randomized controlled study.
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the paralyzing effect of botulinum toxin type A reconstituted in a solution of lidocaine with epinephrine is as effective as that of the same toxin reconstituted inExpand
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Effects of botulinum toxin A on patient‐specific keloid fibroblasts in vitro
To test whether therapeutic effects of botulinum toxin A on patient‐ specific keloid tissue can be reproduced on the cellular level. Specifically, effects on cell proliferation and expression ofExpand
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Effects of external radiation in a co-culture model of endothelial cells and adipose-derived stem cells
BackgroundThe inflammatory response clinically observed after radiation has been described to correlate with elevated expression of cytokines and adhesion molecules by endothelial cells. TherapeuticExpand
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Endoscopic forehead approach for minimally invasive benign tumor excisions.
IMPORTANCE Direct transcutaneous resection has been a widely accepted standard for the removal of benign forehead lesions. In recent years, the endoscopic approach has become more prevalent becauseExpand
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Surgical anatomy of the face: implications for modern face-lift techniques.
OBJECTIVE To delineate the anatomic architecture of the melolabial fold with surrounding structures and to elucidate potential implications for face-lift techniques. METHODS A total of 100 facialExpand
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Lateral retrocanthal orbitotomy: a minimally invasive, canthus-sparing approach.
OBJECTIVE To develop and evaluate a minimally invasive technique of lateral orbitotomy that provides improved orbital access with fewer complications. METHODS A cadaver study was undertaken toExpand
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