Now showing items 1-10 of 36
Digital Native Plastic Surgeons
(American Society of Plastic Surgeons, 2018-06)
Operative fetoscopy via telesurgery
We describe a case in which telesurgical consultation from Tampa, Florida, USA was used to accomplish operative fetoscopy in Santiago, Chile for the treatment of a twin pregnancy involving an acardiac twin. The procedure ...
Topical cocaine vs adrenaline in endoscopic sinus surgery: A blinded randomized controlled study
(John Wiley and Sons Inc., 2014)
Background: Adequate surgical field visualization is among the most important factors in preventing complications in functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS). The aim of this study was to assess the effect of topical ...
A clinical retrospective study comparing two short-scar face lifts: Minimal access cranial suspension versus lateral SMASectomy
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to retrospectively compare the short- and long-term cosmetic outcomes of two minimal incision rhytidectomies and analyze their advantages and disadvantages. METHODS: The results ...
Total Ankle Arthroplasty Survival and Risk Factors for Failure
Background: Total ankle arthroplasty (TAA) is an increasingly selected treatment for end-stage ankle arthritis; however, failure and revision of the tibial and talar components remains an issue. Although multiple risk ...
Magnetic surgery: results from first prospective clinical trial in 50 patients
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2018)
Objective:To evaluate a new magnetic surgical system during reduced-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a prospective, multicenter clinical trial.Background:Laparoscopic instrumentation coupled by magnetic fields may ...
Orthognathic surgery in craniofacial microsomia: Treatment algorithm
(Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2015)
© 2015 The Authors. Published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins on behalf of The American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Craniofacial microsomia is a broad term that covers a variety of craniofacial malformation conditions ...
The rupture of surgical gloves in a general hospital Rotura de guantes quirúrgicos en un hospital general.
We studied the incidence of rupture of surgical gloves used at a general hospital: A) new gloves (n = 114); B) gloves used at a major general, gynecological or urological operation (n = 258), and C) recirculating surgical ...
Medical specialties and specialists in Chile Especialidades médicas y especialistas en Chile.
The majority of Chilean physicians work as specialists, mainly as internists, surgeons pediatricians or gynaecologists. The number is higher in Santiago than in other parts of the country, with a better supply in the ...