Marilyn Q. Nguyen

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BACKGROUND There is a paucity of evidence within the plastic surgery literature concerning risk stratification and management of patients with respect to thromboembolic disease. A retrospective chart review was conducted to examine whether the Davison-Caprini risk-assessment model could stratify patients undergoing excisional body contouring surgery,(More)
Medicinal leech therapy (MLT) to salvage venous congestion in native skin and local flaps is commonly practiced. However, the role of MLT in compromised regional and free flaps remains unclear. Leeches were used in 39 patients to treat venous congestion in native skin (n = 5), local flaps (n = 6), regional flaps (n = 14), and free flaps (n = 14). There were(More)
Dallas, Texas Background: There is a paucity of evidence within the plastic surgery literature concerning risk stratification and management of patients with respect to thromboembolic disease. A retrospective chart review was conducted to examine whether the Davison-Caprini risk-assessment model could stratify patients undergoing excisional body contouring(More)
One of the defining features between an individual of Asian descent and someone of Western descent is the presence of an upper eyelid crease. Approximately 50% of Asians do not have an upper eyelid crease. The double eyelid operation, or creation of a supratarsal crease, is the most common cosmetic procedure requested in Asia and the third most common(More)
Nasoorbitoethmoid fractures account for ∼5% of adult and 15% of pediatric facial fractures. The appropriate management of these injuries requires an understanding of the anatomic features of the region, the classification of injury severity, assessment, and treatment methods. The purpose of this article is to provide a general overview of the topic, with a(More)
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