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The ear serves many functional and aesthetic purposes, and its complex structure presents a notable challenge for reconstruction. A paucity of objective data and analysis on reconstruction of acquired ear defects remains. The goal of this study was to evaluate all ear reconstructions and the lessons learned over the past decades in treating these complicated defects in a large clinical Mohs reconstruction practice.
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Name: Plastic and reconstructive surgery
The lips provide key functional and aesthetic features of the face. From social interactions and speech to swallowing and oral competence require a functional dynamic structure. This interaction with ...
The lips provide key functional and aesthetic features of the face. From social interactions and speech to swallowing and oral competence, a functional dynamic structure is required. This interaction ...
As rates of Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) have risen over recent decades in the setting of increased incidence of nonmelanoma skin cancer, so too has the need for post-Mohs reconstruction. The nose ...
Sulcus is an epithelial invagination of the membranous vocal fold. Its phonatory effects are usually attributed to fibrosis, thinning, and/or the absence of the superficial lamina propria (SLP). Surgi...
Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) followed by skin reconstruction has been widely accepted for treatment of many skin cancers. To further characterize the trends in MMS and reconstruction fo...
The purpose of this proposed study is to assess effectiveness of MOHS micrographic surgery as a form of treatment for dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans in patients who are 10 years of age or...
We propose to develop an intraoperative handheld device for assessing surgical margins during Mohs surgery. The device technology is based on multimodal optical spectroscopy (MMS), combini...
The objective of this study is to correlate traditional histological Mohs tissue mapping of a cutaneous tumor with the ICG-mapping procedure. The use of intradermal ICG in a cutaneous tumo...
Freshly excised or freshly frozen tissue for Raman analysis will be obtained from a dermatology practice affiliated with UMCB. In the course of the routine removal of benign or malignant t...
Surgical excision of one or more lymph nodes. Its most common use is in cancer surgery. (From Dorland, 28th ed, p966)
A surgical technique used primarily in the treatment of skin neoplasms, especially basal cell or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin. This procedure is a microscopically controlled excision of cutaneous tumors either after fixation in vivo or after freezing the tissue. Serial examinations of fresh tissue specimens are most frequently done.
Learned expectation that one's responses are independent of reward and, hence, do not predict or control the occurrence of rewards. Learned helplessness derives from a history, experimentally induced or naturally occurring, of having received punishment/aversive stimulation regardless of responses made. Such circumstances result in an impaired ability to learn. Used for human or animal populations. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 1994)
Surgical excision, performed under general anesthesia, of the atheromatous tunica intima of an artery. When reconstruction of an artery is performed as an endovascular procedure through a catheter, it is called ATHERECTOMY.
The reconstruction of a continuous two-stranded DNA molecule without mismatch from a molecule which contained damaged regions. The major repair mechanisms are excision repair, in which defective regions in one strand are excised and resynthesized using the complementary base pairing information in the intact strand; photoreactivation repair, in which the lethal and mutagenic effects of ultraviolet light are eliminated; and post-replication repair, in which the primary lesions are not repaired, but the gaps in one daughter duplex are filled in by incorporation of portions of the other (undamaged) daughter duplex. Excision repair and post-replication repair are sometimes referred to as "dark repair" because they do not require light.
Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...