This Viewpoint discusses the shared patient-physician decision-making process and suggests a 6-step approach for implementing the practice before surgical treatment of long-standing facial palsy in adults and children.
This study investigates whether exposure to electronic cigarette vapor is less likely than exposure to cigarette smoke to lower the viability of random pattern flaps in laboratory rats.
This systematic review and meta-analysis compares the pooled results of randomized clinical trials that examined the effect of antibiotic preventive therapy on postoperative complications in patients undergoing rhinoplasty.
This population database study uses 2005-2014 National Surgical Quality Improvement Program data to assess the risks associated with smoking among patients undergoing free flap reconstruction surgery of the head and neck.
This cross-sectional study uses web-based survey data to evaluate casual observers’ willingness to pay for increased attractiveness through rhinoplasty and to determine a monetary value for changes in attractiveness.
This cohort study examines the influence of individual facial grading items on the statistical estimation of facial palsy–related quality of life among patients with flaccid and nonflaccid facial palsy.
This review of medical records and survey study evaluates the safety and efficacy of a silicone intranasal airway device for maintaining airway patency in patients after rhinoplasty and nasal surgery.
This animal model study investigates the ideal ratio of skin to cartilage and studies the importance of the perichondrial attachment for graft survival.
This cross-sectional database analysis assesses the incidence and types of facial nerve reanimation performed concurrently with total parotidectomy and facial nerve sacrifice among patients identified in the American College of Surgeons–National Surgical Quality Improvement Project database.
This cohort study compares the change in position of the cervical point between groups undergoing the submental muscular medialization and suspension procedure vs those undergoing the traditional rhytidectomy technique.
This experiment assesses whether the application of polyethylene glycol in addition to neurorrhaphy can improve functional outcomes and synkinesis in a rat model of facial nerve injury.
This Surgical Pearl describes the lip-lift procedure and details of the modified bullhorn approach.
This Surgical Pearl presents the technique for use of 2 types of percutaneous radiofrequency devices to deliver electrothermal energy into the hypodermal skin layers of the face and neck.
This Surgical Pearl presents the tongue-in-groove technique in rhinoplasty surgery for controlling tip projection and rotation.
This study investigates the video quality and creator qualification of YouTube videos about facial plastic surgery procedures.
This data analysis examines electronic medical records and a state prescription registry to investigate the prescription patterns for opioids in patients who have undergone rhinoplasty to manage pain in the 3 weeks after surgery.
This study proposes and evaluates a physical cleft lip repair simulator for trainee education.
This study compared preoperative and postoperative photographs of patients who underwent nasal reconstruction with paramedian forehead flaps to analyze differences in eyebrow position.
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