This Viewpoint discusses the importance of helping patients feel comfortable during awake procedures and offers several suggestions to enhance care in these situations.
This research study evaluated the time course of facial nerve regeneration by serial in vivo imaging in the transgenic rat model.
This retrospective analysis clarifies the pedicle geometry and vascular supply of a midline forehead flap for nasal reconstruction.
This retrospective review finds that preoperative evaluation of endogenous nasal flora and microbiology might help direct prophylactic antibiotic treatment and reduce incidence of infectious complications.
This study of clinical decision pathways finds that postreduction imaging in patients with mandibular fractures is cost-effective based on the complication rate of the surgeon.
This blinded paired comparison finds that the presence of facial aesthetic unit separation results in a less youthful appearance.
This prospective study demonstrates the efficacy and longevity of injectable poly-L-lactic acid as a volumizing injectable in the midface region quantitatively using 3-dimensional imaging.
Free tissue reconstruction of head and neck defects can be safely and reliably accomplished using small-caliber recipient vessels. Minimal access approaches for microvascular anastomosis may be performed with excellent cosmesis and minimal morbidity.
This meta-analysis found the rate of complications with autologous rib cartilage in rhinoplasty to be low but also points to the need for larger studies with objective outcome measures.
Ideal reconstruction of scalp defects relies on a comprehensive understanding of scalp anatomy, a full consideration of the armamentarium of surgical techniques, and a detailed appraisal of patient factors and expectations.
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