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Injectable fillers have become one of the most performed aesthetical treatments worldwide over the past two decades. They are frequently applied to the face, offering effective and safe alternatives to more invasive surgical procedures. Nevertheless, there are serious risks associated with filler-based treatment. Visual impairment stands as a rare yet catastrophic adverse event associated with intravascular embolization of injected material to the retina or other areas of the central nervous system; potentially leading to permanent visual loss. This article presents a comprehensive revision of blindness secondary to aesthetical filler injections, offering up-to-date strategies for prevention and management.
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Name: Dermatologic therapy
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Endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS) is a standard treatment for rhinosinusitis, which failed optimum medical therapy. Iatrogenic cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) rhinorrhoea can occur during ESS warrants early re...
The ROP Argentina Group was created in 2003 and is responsible for the National Program for the Prevention of Blindness in Childhood by Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) in Argentina.
Iatrogenic bile duct injuries remain a challenge for the surgeons to overcome. The predictive factors affecting morbidity and mortality are important for determining the best management modality.
The constitution of a biological samples bank, attached to epidemiological studies Cohort F-CCSS on iatrogenic effects of treatment of childhood cancer, will identify genetic variants that...
Objectives 1. Evaluate the ability of aesthetic physicians to accurately inject a specific amount (i.e., 0.2cc) of HA soft tissue filler; and 2. Investigate the effect of ...
In this study, eligible patients with the medical indications (facial lipoatrophy, morphological asymmetry of the face, or debilitating scars) will be treated with Princess® FILLER, and t...
In this study, eligible subjects with moderate to severe nasolabial folds will be treated with Princess® FILLER Lidocaine and will return for follow-up assessments 2, 4, 24 and 36 weeks a...
Purpose of the study: The overall goal of this study is to better understand patient experience with injectable facial fillers so that the investigators may provide the best results for t...
Specific practices for the prevention of disease or mental disorders in susceptible individuals or populations. These include HEALTH PROMOTION, including mental health; protective procedures, such as COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL; and monitoring and regulation of ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS. Primary prevention is to be distinguished from SECONDARY PREVENTION and TERTIARY PREVENTION.
The prevention of recurrences or exacerbations of a disease that already has been diagnosed. This also includes prevention of complications or after-effects of a drug or surgical procedure.
The management of all procurement, distribution, and storage of equipment and supplies, as well as logistics management including laundry, processing of reusables, etc.
Participation of employees with management as a labor-management team, in decisions pertaining to the operational activities of the organization or industry.
Business management of medical and dental practices that may include capital financing, utilization management, and arrangement of capitation agreements with other parties.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...