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Name: Plastic and reconstructive surgery
The shape of the deep cervical structures is the shape of an aesthetic neck. With age, changes can obstruct visualization of that shape. Achieving a youthful contour requires removal of excess skin an...
Platysma bands are one of the first signs of aging of the neck. Current theories suggest that these bands develop due to skin sagging followed by loss of muscle tone. Treatment strategies, therefore, ...
The two main forms of myositis ossificans are congenital and acquired. Either form is rare in the head and neck region. The acquired form is often due to trauma, with bullying as a fairly common cause...
This study aimed to compare the cost-effectiveness of Botox and anticholinergic (AC) medications for the management of urgency urinary incontinence (UUI).
Influence of the platysma suture on postoperative pain and wound healing.
The purpose of this study is to determine how to improve treatment of patients with cervical dystonia who have not been helped with standard Botox injections. This study is for patients w...
The purpose of this study is to investigate the use of injections of Botox (botulinum toxin type A) for the treatment of chronic neck pain. Botox is an approved treatment for patients wit...
The study is using a new breast lift system to complement a breast-lift operation. In general there will be recurrence of breast-ptosis after a correcting operation. With this device we ...
The primary purpose is to investigate the effect of Botox on the treatment of congenital muscular torticollis (CMT). The investigators' hypothesis is that a Botox injection will be an eff...
The neck muscles consist of the platysma, splenius cervicis, sternocleidomastoid(eus), longus colli, the anterior, medius, and posterior scalenes, digastric(us), stylohyoid(eus), mylohyoid(eus), geniohyoid(eus), sternohyoid(eus), omohyoid(eus), sternothyroid(eus), and thyrohyoid(eus).
Dissection in the neck to remove all disease tissues including cervical LYMPH NODES and to leave an adequate margin of normal tissue. This type of surgery is usually used in tumors or cervical metastases in the head and neck. The prototype of neck dissection is the radical neck dissection described by Crile in 1906.
General or unspecified injuries to the neck. It includes injuries to the skin, muscles, and other soft tissues of the neck.
The resection or removal of the nerve to an organ or part. (Dorland, 28th ed)
A condition characterized by shortness of the neck resulting from reduction in the number of vertebrae or the fusion of multiple hemivertebrae into one osseous mass. The hairline is low and the motion of the neck is limited. (Dorland, 27th ed)