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Conjoined twins successfully separated

Twin girls born joined at the pelvic and hip region are recovering after separation surgery Thursday, Sept. 3, at Nationwide Children's Hospital. The girls are named Acen and Apio, but on Thursday they were carefully labeled ...

Sep 08, 2015
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Surgery may help adolescents with frequent migraines

(HealthDay)—Migraine surgery may be an effective choice for adolescents who haven't gotten relief from standard treatment, a small study suggests. The findings were published in the June issue of Plastic and Reconstructive ...

Jun 29, 2015
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Massive weight loss fuels surge in plastic surgery

An increase in the number of weight loss surgeries in the U.S. is beginning to have a ripple effect in plastic surgery, according to new data released today by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Procedures specifically ...

Jun 01, 2015
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Plastic surgery

Plastic surgery is a medical specialty concerned with the correction or restoration of form and function. While famous for aesthetic surgery, plastic surgery also includes two main fields: plastic and reconstructive surgery. The word "plastic" derives from the Greek plastikos meaning to mold or to shape; its use here is not connected with the synthetic polymer material known as plastic.

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