Posts From October, 2013

New Shaped Breast Implants Approved

With the recent USFDA approval of Allergan’s Style 410, form-stable, highly-cohesive, anatomicallyshaped breast implant, a new chapter in the 50-year history of the silicone gel breast implant is about to begin. The Allergan 410 has been involved in USFDA-approved clinical studies for almost 12 years. Published scientific articles on clinical outcomes with the Allergan 410… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 30 2013
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ISAPS-LEAP Humanitarian Program – Overview and Next Steps

The launch of the ISAPS-LEAP Surgical Relief Teams© program at the 21st Biennial Congress of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) in Geneva was received with great enthusiasm. Over 70 plastic surgeons from 15 nations registered to receive more information as the program develops. During a general information session held during the Congress,… Read More »

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Perspectives on the use of Stem Cells and Plastic Surgery

There is no technology other than stem cells that has created such big hype in the medical field in the recent past. There are diverse opinions involving ethical issues in research and therapeutic applications. The ability to reprogram adult stem cells so that they behave like embryonic stem cells has opened up many possibilities in… Read More »

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Giuseppe Baronio And The Origins Of Free Skin Grafting

The publication of “Degli Innesti Animali” (On grafting in Animals) by Giuseppe Baronio (1759-1811) in 1804, the first account of experimental autologous skin transplantation in a ram, marks the beginning of a new era for plastic surgery – the demonstration that skin transfer in the same individual is possible and successful. Giuseppe Baronio — His… Read More »

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