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Plastic surgeons ask: What's the ideal male buttock?

At a time when more men are considering body contouring and gluteal enhancement, an Internet survey provides new information on the "ideal" appearance of the male buttock, reports the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the...
30-Nov-2023 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Evolving trends in cosmetic breast augmentation: New data

Ongoing quality improvement data submitted by Board-certified plastic surgeons highlight current trends in surgical technique in cosmetic breast augmentation using implants, reports a study in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive...
30-Nov-2023 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Depression, anxiety, and stress frequently co-occur in Black pregnant individuals

Black pregnant individuals frequently experience more than one mental health concern, according to findings published by Susan Gennaro, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor in the William F. Connell School of Nursing at Boston College, and colleagues in The...
22-Nov-2023 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Special issue of Medical Care supports the need to study economic impacts on patient outcomes

A special supplemental issue of Medical Care, sponsored by the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, supports the growing recognition that economic factors often affect health...
14-Nov-2023 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Conceptual model identifies factors to mitigate risk for opioid misuse during cancer care

Among cancer patients, psychological distress and accessibility of opioids often lead to chemical coping, a middle ground between addiction and proper adherence to a medication regimen.
8-Nov-2023 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Skin substitute useful in reconstructing facial injuries, reports Journal of Craniofacial Surgery

A dermal substitute called urinary bladder matrix (UBM) enables new approaches to surgical reconstruction of severe traumatic avulsion injuries of the head and face – reducing reliance on skin grafts, reports a paper in the November issue of The...
3-Nov-2023 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nonsurgical treatment of thumb arthritis shows lasting benefits

Initial nonsurgical treatment, including the use of orthotics and exercise therapy, provides satisfactory long-term outcomes for patients with osteoarthritis of the thumb carpometacarpal joint (CMC-1 OA)– with a low rate of conversion to surgery,...
31-Oct-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Musculoskeletal interventions may help patients’ out-of-pocket costs and improve economic standing

The high costs of total joint replacement and other orthopaedic surgical procedures are coming under increased scrutiny from payers.
25-Oct-2023 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Pelvic floor experts issue new recommendations for magnetic resonance defecography

Magnetic resonance defecography (MRD) has emerged as a powerful, noninvasive imaging technique to evaluate the many possible causes of problems in passing bowel movements. A new set of consensus recommendations for performing and interpreting the...
23-Sep-2021 11:40 AM EDT

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