Month: February 2014

Which has more swelling – an open or closed approach to rhinoplasty?

There are different incisions that are used in rhinoplasty.  In cases when an inside-only incision is used, depending on what portion of the nose is shaped swelling may be slightly less over time.  In cases when the tip of the nose is being shaped with an outside, or open, incision, the skin may be more …

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Breast reconstruction using abdominal (tummy) skin/fat

It is known that a traditional TRAM flap (transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap) reconstruction and DIEP flap (deep inferior perforator flap) reconstruction differ.  By definition, a TRAM flap divides the rectus (6-pack) muscle on one or both sides during the process of transferring the tissue up to the chest area for breast reconstruction while a …

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