Michael J. Orseck

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BACKGROUND Selecting the "correct" face lift technique has always been a difficult decision for the plastic surgeon. A technique that provides optimal aesthetics for one patient may not provide the same result for another. The complexity of comparing these different results on patients with different facial features further confounds one's ability to decide(More)
A 45-year-old woman with no history of cancer presented with a radiological and clinical diagnosis of metastatic tumor in the lungs. On the basis of the findings, the patient underwent an extensive investigation attempting to locate a primary tumor. After an unsuccessful workup, the patient was referred for biopsy, which showed findings of bronchiolitis(More)
Herniation through the foramen of Winslow is among the rarest of internal hernias. Predisposing factors include an enlarged epiploic foramen, a mobile cecum and ascending colon, and an abnormal length of small bowel mesentery. Obstruction, strangulation, and perforation with associated metabolic and septic sequelae are the major complications associated(More)
Despite many advances in reconstructive techniques, the full-thickness scalp defect remains a difficult problem for the reconstructive surgeon. Patient and disease-specific factors occasionally make reconstruction with a dermal regeneration template (DRT) an attractive option when other methods are less advised. Although the applicability of dermal(More)
No single technique for fixation of the scalp after forehead-lift is universally accepted. Complications such as alopecia, loss of elevation, implant palpability, paresthesia, and dural injury are possible with the variety of techniques used currently. This anatomic study was designed to evaluate the thickness of the calvarium at selected points used in(More)
BACKGROUND Traditional postoperative management of patients undergoing abdominoplasty has involved withholding food until patients demonstrate evidence of bowel activity. No literature exists to support this practice, however, and with the expanding trend toward ambulatory abdominoplasty, early feeding may obviate, at least partially, the need for(More)
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