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  • Is a breast augmentation right for you

    There can be a lot out there to read about breast augmentation. However, if you are only considering a procedure and haven't yet booked a surgery date, the decision-making process can be a little daunting. If you're simply looking for where to begin with your decision-making progress, here are some things to consider.

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  • Management of chronic pain after hernia repair

    Chronic pain following inguinal hernia repair is a common problem and feared complication. Up to 16% of people experience chronic pain following the repair of a groin hernia. The aim of this review was to provide an overview of treatment strategies for patients with chronic pain following inguinal hernia repair based on best practice guidelines and current clinical routines

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  • Important things to know about breast augmentation

    Cosmetic plastic surgery has been consistently on the rise, but breast enhancement is by far the most popular procedure. In 2017 alone, there were 300,378 breast augmentations and 105,219 breast lifts performed.

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  • Direct-to-implant breast reconstruction provides good results in older women

    Half of all cancers occur in women older than 65 years, yet only 4 to 14 percent of these women undergo reconstruction. Most studies on reconstruction in the elderly have focused on tissue expander/implant or autologous reconstruction. A direct-to-implant approach theoretically reduces the number of operations and postoperative visits, but has yet to be investigated in the elderly.

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  • Patients And Doctors Often Disagree in Evaluation of Surgical Scarring

    When it comes to the physical scars surgery leaves behind, a new study shows patients and doctors often don't assess their severity the same way. Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found patients and physicians disagreed in their scar evaluations 28 percent of the time, with patients more likely to focus on the depth of the scar while physicians were more likely to emphasize coloration and texture

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