R. Ben Abbou

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BACKGROUND The aim of this study is to analyze scientifically the results of a rhinoplasty is a difficult task because of the multiplicity of surgical procedures and the subjective nature of the nose's beauty. Nevertheless, we wanted to evaluate open rhinoplasty by relying on objective and subjective criteria. METHODS From 2004 to 2011, a total of 155(More)
UNLABELLED INTRODUCTION Since the 1980s, leeches have been ingeniously used in the management of venous flap congestion. The presence of anticoagulative substances in their saliva improves the blood drainage. Their digestive tract contains several bacterial species, the main ones being Aeromonas hydrophila and Aeromonas veronii biovar sobria, which(More)
The life expectancy of technological innovations is estimated at 50years. In medicine, these cycles were poorly studied. The purpose of this work was to study the time-evolution of publications concerning the techniques of repair of the peripheral nerves (TRPN). We listed the publications concerning TRPN since their appearance in the medical literature(More)
In the field of cosmetic medicine, patient satisfaction is an important and common indicator used to measure the efficacy of the treatment. However, it is insufficient to prove objectively that the benefit of the specific factors involved in the cosmetic outcomes. The practitioner should be aware of these assessment tools, in particular in case of demanding(More)
The upper nasolabial flap was initially described by Kilner in 1937, and popularized by Préaux in 1994. It is an interesting solution for the reconstruction of the ala thanks to its simplicity and reliability. Nevertheless, the results obtained with the original technique could be improved because of scars on the side of the nose and the absence of nostril(More)