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Innovations in surgery simulation: a review of past, current and future techniques.
As a result of recent work-hours limitations and concerns for patient safety, innovations in extraclinical surgical simulation have become a desired part of residency education. Current simulationExpand
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Brain Facts: A Primer on the Brain and Nervous System.
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Trends in post‐mastectomy reconstruction: A SEER database analysis
This study was performed to investigate recent trends and factors associated with immediate breast reconstruction (IBR) using a large population‐based registry. We hypothesized that rates of IBR haveExpand
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Simulation of plastic surgery and microvascular procedures using perfused fresh human cadavers.
INTRODUCTION Surgical simulation models are often limited by their lack of fidelity, which hinders their essential purpose, making a better surgeon. Fresh cadaveric tissue is a superior model ofExpand
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White light spectroscopy for free flap monitoring
White light spectroscopy non‐invasively measures hemoglobin saturation at the capillary level rendering an end‐organ measurement of perfusion. We hypothesized this technology could be used afterExpand
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Breast reconstruction and adjuvant therapy: A systematic review of surgical outcomes
Background and Objectives: The impact of adjuvant therapy on the surgical outcomes following breast reconstruction is poorly understood. The purpose of this systematic review was to evaluate surgicalExpand
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Perfused fresh cadavers: method for application to surgical simulation.
BACKGROUND Cadaveric dissection is the gold standard for surgical simulation because it demonstrates authentic anatomy and tissue handling. We present a perfusion technique that restores blood flowExpand
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Central venous catheterization using a perfused human cadaveric model: application to surgical education.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this article is to present a unique training model using a perfused human cadaver for central line placement training with the ultimate goal of reducing central venousExpand
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Incorporation of fresh tissue surgical simulation into plastic surgery education: maximizing extraclinical surgical experience.
BACKGROUND As interest in surgical simulation grows, plastic surgical educators are pressed to provide realistic surgical experience outside of the operating suite. Simulation models of plasticExpand
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Probe-guided localization of cancer deposits using [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose.
In recent years, several probes have been developed to allow for the intraoperative detection of tumour tissue using [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG). Detector designs include high-energy gamma and betaExpand
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