Outcome Studies in Plastic Surgery: Knowing the Objectives and Avoiding Pitfalls

  • Eric S. Swanson
  • Published 2014 in Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open


A fter reading the article by Sinno et al, 1 the reader may be confused by a myriad of acronyms and scales, classifications, and esoteric tests, such as the time trade-off. Surely, we are not about to ask patients how many years of life they would be willing to sacrifice to look better. Perhaps it is best to start with the question, what is an " outcome… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000000209

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