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The Safety and efficacy of botulinum toxin type A injection for postoperative scar prevention: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

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Summary of "The Safety and efficacy of botulinum toxin type A injection for postoperative scar prevention: A systematic review and meta-analysis."

Active prevention and treatment of scars are particularly important. Several studies have used botulinum toxin type A(BTXA) to prevent postoperative scarring. The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to systematically evaluate the efficacy and safety of BTXA in preventing and treating postoperative scars.

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Name: Journal of cosmetic dermatology
ISSN: 1473-2165
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Subtype of CLOSTRIDIUM BOTULINUM that produces botulinum toxin type G. Though it has been isolated from soil, no outbreaks involving this type have been recognized.

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