Rates of prescription medication use for anxiety, depression, and ADHD did not significantly differ between cases and controls in patients undergoing functional or aesthetic rhinoplasty.
Practice Focus » Facial Plastic/Reconstructive
Cosmetic component dorsal hump reduction with use of spreader grafts to reconstruct the middle vault results in improved subjective nasal function and aesthetics.
Functional outcomes play an important role in satisfaction and quality of life after rhinoplasty.
In mid and upper face reconstruction, vascular grafting, targeting more distal branches of the facial system, or additional maneuvers to optimize pedicle orientation is often required to secure revascularization.
Operative middle and upper maxillofacial trauma decreased over a 17-year period, with assault identified as the most significant mechanism of trauma overall.
Significant disparities exist in medical school enrollment for minority students and achievement of full professorship in otolaryngology, surgery, and internal medicine.
The practice of discontinuing estrogen therapy for two weeks prior to surgery should be weighed against individual risk factors, mode of administration, and side effects.