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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
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 the… Expand
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. The… Expand
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 is… Expand
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 in… Expand
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 of… Expand
Effects of external radiation in a co-culture model of endothelial cells and adipose-derived stem cells
- F. Haubner, M. Leyh, E. Ohmann, F. Pohl, L. Prantl, H. Gassner
- Radiation oncology
- 20 March 2013
BackgroundThe inflammatory response clinically observed after radiation has been described to correlate with elevated expression of cytokines and adhesion molecules by endothelial cells. Therapeutic… Expand
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 because… Expand
Surgical anatomy of the face: implications for modern face-lift techniques.
- H. Gassner, A. Rafii, Alison Young, C. Murakami, K. Moe, W. Larrabee
- Archives of facial plastic surgery
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 facial… Expand
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 to… Expand