Luiz Augusto Auersvald

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PURPOSE Evaluate the influence of aging on the quality of the skin of white women, analyzing the dermal collagen. METHODS Pre-auricular flaps were collected for histological and morphometric analysis of 218 white women who underwent spontaneous facial aesthetic plastic surgery. Picrosirius ultrared stain was used for analysis and quantification of(More)
Abdominal compartment syndrome is directly related to an increase in intraabdominal pressure (IAP), which can lead in severe cases to serious clinical consequences. Routine measurement of IAP in specific cases has been advocated by some surgical specialties. However, few studies in plastic surgery have focused on the use of IAP. The authors review the(More)
BACKGROUND Hematoma is the most common postoperative complication of rhytidoplasty, resulting in higher morbidity and longer recovery. Quilting suture for closure of the undermined area in abdominoplasty avoids the occurrence of seroma. Based on this principle and with the objective of reducing the number of patients with hematomas in rhytidoplasty, a(More)
Through this study, the authors make a capital a critical analysis about the national conjuncture within the field of health, and settle a relationship with the problems experienced by the municipality of Londrina. They analyse the responsibility of Federal Government and their various sectors, regarding the insufficiency of financial resources to be used(More)
BACKGROUND Augmentation mastopexy has historically challenged the creativity of plastic surgeons. Recurrent breast ptosis is the main cause for revision after such a primary operation. Avoiding the need for reoperation and achieving long-term projection and upper pole fullness have been the main focus for the work of many authors. In this study, a new(More)
SUMMARY Adequate neck contour is one of the goals in facial rejuvenation. In some patients, treating the submandibular salivary gland (SMSG) ensures a satisfying result. Hematoma, sialoma, and paralysis of the depressors of the lower lip may occur when the deep neck is approached. The objective of this work is to present a new tactic to prevent the(More)
BACKGROUND Improvement of neck contour is a primary goal of patients who seek rejuvenation of the face and neck. Subplatysmal structures, including fat, the digastric muscle, and the submandibular salivary glands (SMSGs), may contribute to the appearance of a disproportionately large neck. OBJECTIVES The authors sought to evaluate the safety,(More)
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