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A review of complications of polyacrylamide hydrogel injection

Once a popular injectable filler, polyacrylamide hydrogel (PAAG) has been banned in China since 2006 due to its unclear safety and long-term complications. However, it is still being used worldwide...

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Comprehensive pathogenesis and clinical therapy in striae distensae: An overview and current perspective

The pathogenesis of striae distensae (SD) is complicated and has not yet been fully elucidated. Hormonal changes, overstretched skin, and structural and functional changes in the skin may be crucial...

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Oral health-related quality of life between Chinese and American orthodontic patients: A two-center cross-sectional study

Although oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in orthodontic patients has been assessed in the past, to date, no study has compared the OHRQoL between two nations. We aimed to compare the OHRQoL...

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DeepPurpose-based drug discovery in chondrosarcoma

Chondrosarcoma (CS) is the second most common primary bone tumor, accounting for approximately 30% of all malignant bone tumors. Unfortunately, the efficacy of currently available drug therapies is...

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A combined therapy for the repair of alar defects that consists of a modified spiral flap and postoperative nasal stent

The repair of alar defects is challenging in clinics. Although skin grafts and nasolabial flaps are reliable, they can cause secondary post-surgical deformities....

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Impact of a new teaching model on the fine cosmetic suturing operation and quantitative assessment of the training effect on plastic surgeons

Traditional lecture-based teaching (TLT) has long been the primary method of teaching plastic suturing techniques and even surgical education. It has been challenging to adapt this approach to fit the...

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Polydeoxyribonucleotide: A promising skin anti-aging agent

Polydeoxyribonucleotide (PDRN) consists of DNA fragments with molecular weights ranging from 50 to 1 500 ​kDa, which are mainly extracted from the sperm cells of salmon trout or chum salmon. Many preclinical...

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Micropunch grafting for healing of refractory chronic venous leg ulcers

Chronic venous ulcers are a serious problem for both patients and physicians. The CEAP classification (clinical manifestations (C), etiologic factors (E), anatomic distribution of disease (A), and underlying...

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Innovative combined therapy for multiple keloidal dermatofibromas of the chest wall: A novel case report

Dermatofibromas are benign soft tissue tumors that predominantly affect the limbs, and more rarely the chest. Keloidal dermatofibroma is a rare subtype with distinct clinicopathological features and...

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Advances in the research and application of high-intensity focused electromagnetic technology for fat apoptosis and body shaping

With improvements in living standards and advancements in medical technology, the demand for fat reduction and body shaping is increasing. Non-invasive fat reduction and body shaping therapy has gradually...

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Factors influencing myogenic differentiation of adipose-derived stem cells and their application in muscle regeneration

Skeletal muscle regeneration mainly depends on muscle satellite cells; however, these cells are not sufficient for supporting repair and regeneration in volumetric muscle loss (VML), Duchenne muscular...

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The 3rd Neurofibromatosis Forum of the 21st Shanghai international conference on plastic and aesthetic surgery was held in Shanghai

For many years, experts in various disciplines have been making unceasing efforts on improving the understanding and treatment of neurofibromatosis. Relying on the first NF1 expert consensus in China,...

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Clinical effects of injectable collagen in lower-lid pretarsal fullness rejuvenation

Lower-lid pretarsal fullness rejuvenation is a popular surgery for Asian women. However, the current procedures have clinical complications and are not stable in the long-term. Here, we analyzed the...

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A multidisciplinary approach to sphincter pharyngoplasty for correction of velopharyngeal dysfunction following repair of cleft palate

Management of severe velopharyngeal dysfunction is best performed by a multispecialty team. This team could include a speech-language pathologist, otolaryngologist, prosthodontist, and a plastic surgeon....

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Application of short-pulsed CO2 laser and long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser in the treatment of severe hypertrophic port-wine stains

The treatment of port-wine stains (PWS) becomes extremely difficult due to age-related malformation of the vasculature. In this study, we used alternative methods to treat hypertrophic PWS....

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A practical technique of reverse orbicularis oculi muscle resection with preserved subcutaneous capillary network for double eyelid blepharoplasty

Traditional full-incision double eyelid blepharoplasty has several significant disadvantages, including slow recovery and bilateral asymmetry, which results in high rates of patient dissatisfaction....

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The “ARM” principle and practice: Preventing postoperative complications of circumcision

As one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures, circumcision may lead to complications. However, studies on preventing postoperative complications are scarce and still insufficient to draw...

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Efficacy and safety of sclerosants in the treatment of venous malformations: A network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Venous malformations (VMs) are the most common low-flow vascular malformations. Although various sclerosants are effective, their relative effects have not yet been well established....

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Rhinoplasty in China: A review of the most important events in its history of development

A review of the literature in commonly used retrieval systems generally yields minimal or no pertinent information on the early works of Chinese doctors. Herein, the early works in rhinoplasty by pioneers...

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Current evidence on the use of near-infrared spectroscopy for postoperative free flap monitoring: A systematic review

Although the surgical outcomes of free flap reconstruction have improved over time, vascular compromise remains a devastating complication. Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) is a promising new free...

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Bowen’s disease with multiple lesions of the penis and scrotum: A case report

Bowen’s disease is a rare squamous cell carcinoma in situ of the skin, the etiology and pathogenesis of which remain unclear. A 57-year-old man presented with the penis and scrotum erythema, with indistinct...

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The latest trends in Asian rhinoplasty

Rhinoplasty in Asia is becoming increasingly widespread. When taking into consideration the anatomical differences between the features of Caucasian and Asian patients, it is unsurprising that knowledge...

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Classification of and the latest photoelectric therapy for epidermal nevi

An epidermal nevus (EN) is a common disease of various types, including verrucous EN, nevus sebaceous, inflammatory linear verrucous EN, Becker nevus, smooth muscle hamartoma, and nevus comedonicus....

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Pre-placement of adhesive tape around wound sites can prevent air leakage in negative pressure wound therapy procedures

The introduction of negative pressure wound therapy has revolutionized the management of complicated wounds. However, the maintenance of an effective negative pressure environment is difficult in some...

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