News tagged with reconstruction

FDA approves new silicone breast implants

(HealthDay)—MemoryShape breast implants have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for breast augmentation in women 22 and older, and for breast reconstruction, the FDA said Friday.

Jun 17, 2013
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Study looks at sports-related facial fractures in kids

Facial fractures are relatively common, and potentially serious, sports-related injuries among children participating in a wide range of sports, according to a study in the June issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. ...

May 29, 2013
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Indian medics reconstruct baby's swollen head

Indian doctors said Wednesday they have successfully carried out a first round of reconstructive surgery on the skull of a baby suffering from a rare disorder that caused her head to nearly double in size.

May 22, 2013
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Gynecomastia has psychological impact on adolescent boys

Persistent breast enlargement (gynecomastia) negatively affects self-esteem and other areas of mental and emotional health in in adolescent males, reports the April issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the offici ...

Apr 02, 2013
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Repairing the nose after skin cancer in just one step

The skin cancer growing on Carolyn Bohlmann's nose was not a very aggressive variety. But it was deep and located right on her nostril. The tricky part was not so much removing it – MOHS surgery, the procedure ...

Mar 12, 2013
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