Jean-Francois Glicenstein

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The history of breast augmentation started effectively after World War II. Until then, this surgery was almost irrelevant because the indications were considered very rare and technical possibilities limited. During about two decades after 1945, two types of procedures were proposed. The first ones used autologous tissue especially fat in the form of(More)
In 1899, Robert Gersuny, an austrian surgeon from Vienna, injected a mineral oil (vaseline) to correct the absence of a testicle in a patient who was castrated for tuberculous epididymitis. The immediate success of the operation encouraged him to use vaseline as filler for soft tissue defects. The principle of the technique consisted in the injection of a(More)
The history of aesthetic surgery is linked to that of the 20th century. The first operations allowed by the progress of anesthesia and asepsis are the correction of "prominent ears" by Ely then rhinoplasty with endonasal incision by Roe. Considered by some as a precursor and a quack by others, C.C. Miller was the first surgeon to specialize and write books(More)
The authors describe a musculocutaneous island flap with a superior pedicle raised from the nasolabial sulcus and comprising the levator labii superioris and levator labii superioris alequae nasi. This flap was used in 23 cases to repair defects following resection of skin cancers of the lateral side of the nose, the upper lip and the cheek. The anatomical(More)
OBJECTIVE To report on the anaesthetic management with axillary block of patients suffering from recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB), undergoing repetitive surgery of the hand. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective analysis of a case series. PATIENTS Twenty-two patients, including 11 children less than 8-year-old and with a body weight under 20 kg,(More)