Limb Salvage Team Helps Victims of Haitian Earthquake

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A team of plastic and orthopedic surgeons achieved a high success rate in limb salvage – minimizing the need for amputations – among patients injured in last year’s devastating earthquake in Haiti, according to a study in the June issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons

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New Technique Doubles Breast Size Using Patient's Own Fat

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A plastic surgery procedure in which the patient’s own fat is transplanted to the breasts – used along with treatment to expand the breast tissue before surgery – can achieve up to a twofold increase in breast size, according to a study in the June issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal

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How to Not Be a Dogbite Victim

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Four national medical organizations are teaming up to raise awareness during National Dog Bite Prevention Week, May 15-21. It’s estimated that 4. 7 million people are bitten by dogs every year. Yet most dog bites are entirely preventable through training, proper control of dogs, and education. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Society

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