Juarez Moraes de Avelar

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The author describes the characteristics of a Brazilian negroid nose and describes a surgical technique in which the nasal dorsum is corrected by one of the commonly employed methods. For treatment of the tip, nasal solum, columella, and nostrils, he has created a flap made up of those structures in which the rotation from the outside to the inside and from(More)
The author describes an abdominoplasty emphasizing preparation of the abdominal flap, reinforcement of the muscular aponeurotic wall, treatment of the excess of cutaneous tegument, and careful handling of the umbilicus. He makes three umbilical flaps which are alternately stitched to three other flaps originating on the abdominal wall, which result in a(More)
An outbreak of post-rhinoplasty nasal cellulitis due to Mycobacterium chelonae in a secondary care centre is described. A case-control study demonstrated that the use of inadequately sterilized surgical equipment in the Otorhinolaryngology Department was a risk factor. The causal organism was cultured from the equipment, from the surface of the operating(More)
A one-stage method of total reconstruction of the external ear in microtic patients is described. The auricular framework is fashioned from autogenous rib cartilage. Cover is provided by a vascular pedicle of the conchal area and by the aponeurotic layer which protects the posterior surface supplemented by a full-thickness skin graft. The surgical technique(More)
The author describes surgical details and improvements on his personal technique. He establishes a relationship between the method and the natural phenomenon that occurs on the umbilical region of the newborn child. The author suggests reimplanting the umbilicus 1 cm below its natural projection on the abdominal flap. He presents two new instruments, one to(More)
BACKGROUND Traditional abdominoplasty, with or without lipoplasty, can achieve pleasing aesthetic results but is associated with serious postoperative complications. OBJECTIVE We describe an abdominoplasty procedure that combines resection of excess skin with lipoplasty but without panniculus undermining or resection. METHODS The redundant pannus was(More)
The author describes his fat-suction technique for the treatment of abdominal adiposity. He stresses the importance of the proper selection of patients prior to surgery and the indications for such surgery, analyzing especially the accumulation of subcutaneous adiposity and muscular flaccidity. He divides surgical techniques into four separate groups:(More)
The author presents a clinical classification of fat-suction cases in which treatment of excessive adiposity of the face and neck is discussed. Selection of the patient is a very important preoperative procedure. Fat suction is performed only on the adipose tissue lying between the skin and the platysma muscle and is not indicated for fat lying below the(More)