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Computer-designed, 3D-printed models are emerging as a useful new tool for planning and carrying out cosmetic plastic surgery of the nose, reports a paper in the June issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
Complications after inguinal or femoral hernia repair are relatively common. The incidence is higher after emergent repairs and recurrent hernia repairs compared with elective repair. With the transition to tension-free repair, hernia recurrence is less frequent, while other complications, such as post-herniorrhaphy neuralgia, have become more prominent.
More than 60 percent of women who undergo a mastectomy to treat breast cancer choose breast reconstruction, and the demand for that surgery is rising. However, due to the previous lack of evidence-based, patient-centered data available about post-breast reconstruction, most patients aren't properly informed about satisfaction and quality-of-life measures over time.
A hernia occurs when an internal part of the body pushes through a weakness in the muscle or surrounding tissue wall.