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Congress of Esthetic Surgery
The Congress on Esthetic Surgery, which was established three years ago, has met with considerable success, for it now comprises, in addition to esthetic surgery, plastic and reparative surgery. This year a large number of specialists attended the session, including some from foreign countries. Dr. Dartigues, president of the congress, emphasized the scientific and social value of esthetic surgery. The numerous communications nearly all dealt with the history of cases in which the surgeon was compelled to furnish proof of his skill. Peri of Algiers described the correction of a posttraumatic saddle nose, and then discussed the treatment of rhinophyma with the diathermic bistoury. Mr. Bourget of Paris gave an exposition of his method for the esthetic reparation of the pinna of the ear. Mr. Dartigues furnished details on his method for the transposition of the nipple and the areola in mammectomy. Mr. Lagarde performs mastopexy
PARIS. JAMA. 1932;99(24):2044-2046. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740760054022