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Facial reconstruction by biosurgery: cell transplantation versus cell homing.
The face distinguishes one human being from another. When the face is disfigured because of trauma, tumor removal, congenital anomalies, or chronic diseases, the patient has a strong desire forExpand
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Implant Reconstruction in Breast Cancer Patients Treated with Radiation Therapy
Background: Implant reconstruction in breast cancer patients treated with radiation therapy is controversial. Prior studies are limited by older prosthetic devices, reconstructive techniques, andExpand
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PORCN mutations in focal dermal hypoplasia: coping with lethality
The X‐linked dominant trait focal dermal hypoplasia (FDH, Goltz syndrome) is a developmental defect with focal distribution of affected tissues due to a block of Wnt signal transmission from cellsExpand
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The ability of intra-operative perfusion mapping with laser-assisted indocyanine green angiography to predict mastectomy flap necrosis in breast reconstruction: a prospective trial.
Mastectomy skin flap ischaemia leading to necrosis is a common occurrence. Laser-assisted indocyanine green (ICG) angiography can assist to locate these poorly perfused areas intra-operatively. OurExpand
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Single Institution Experience with Lymphatic Microsurgical Preventive Healing Approach (LYMPHA) for the Primary Prevention of Lymphedema
BackgroundAs many as 40 % of breast cancer patients undergoing axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) and radiotherapy develop lymphedema. We report our experience performing lymphatic–venousExpand
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Risk Analysis of Deep Sternal Wound Infections and Their Impact on Long-Term Survival: A Propensity Analysis
The objectives of this study are to determine risk factors associated with deep sternal wound infections (DSWIs) following cardiac surgery, and to describe their impact on long-term survival. DataExpand
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Influence of health insurance, hospital factors and physician volume on receipt of immediate post-mastectomy reconstruction in women with invasive and non-invasive breast cancer
For women with breast cancer who undergo mastectomy, immediate breast reconstruction (IR) offers a cosmetic and psychological advantage. We evaluated the association between demographic, hospital,Expand
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Risk factors of infected sternal wounds versus sterile wound dehiscence.
BACKGROUND Sterile sternal dehiscence (SSD) and sternal wound infections (SWIs) are two complications of median sternotomy with high rates of morbidity. Sternal wound complications also carryExpand
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The breast: a clean-contaminated surgical site.
BACKGROUND Capsular contracture is one of the most common complications associated with breast implants. While the cause of this process has not yet been elucidated, subclinical infection is a likelyExpand
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Intracranial Volumes in a Large Series of Healthy Children
Background: Craniosynostosis alters the normal growth of the infant skull and can influence intracranial pressure and intracranial volume. The purpose of this study was to measure intracranialExpand
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