Does muscle improve validated outcome measures in open tibial fractures? New insights from a cohort study of Anterolateral Thigh Flap versus ALT-Vastus Lateralis Flaps
The benefits of muscle in open lower limb fractures remains to be determined. This study compared statistically equivalent groups of open tibial fractures treated by free...
14 days ago - Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery - 2 articles
Role of phenytoin in diabetic foot ulcers
Padmalakshmi Bharathi Mohan, Uday Kumar Chapa, Ravi Kumar Chittoria, Vinayak Chavan, Abhinav Aggarwal, Saurabh Gupta, Chirra Likhitha Reddy, Imran Pathan, Shijina...
16 days ago - Journal of Cutaneous Online
The Shifting Demographics of Birth Related Brachial Plexus Injury: The Impact of Socioeconomic Status and Ethnic group
Many of the risk factors for Birth Related Brachial Plexus Injury such as maternal gestational diabetes and macrosomia, are known to vary between demographic groups...
19 days ago - Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
Modulation of Nitric Oxide Bioavailability Attenuates Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in Type II Diabetes
Diabetes mellitus increases the susceptibility of free tissue transplantations to ischemia-reperfusion injury. The aim of this study was to enhance NO bioavailability via...
1 month ago - Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
Psoriasis Linked to Mental Health Disorders
A new study from Umeå University, Sweden, shows the importance of holistic patient care when it comes to treating psoriasis. It has been discovered that psoriasis patients...
2 monthes ago - Surgical Aesthetics Magazine
Continuous Glucose Monitoring Reduces Hypoglycemia in Older Adults with Type 1 Diabetes
Laura Young, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine, was UNC's principal investigator for this six-month clinical trial that shows the use of continuous glucose monitoring...
3 monthes ago - UNC Healthcare - 2 articles
NnAnterior Tibial Vessel Turnover as Recipient Vessel for Complex Free Tissue Transfer Around the Knee
Reconstruction of large soft tissue defects around the knee can be challenging because of its unique location.1 These defects often occur following trauma, oncologic resection...
4 monthes ago - Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
First-in-Kind Study Reveals Genetic Markers of Type 2 Diabetes in East Asians
An international team of researchers co-led by UNC School of Medicine's Karen Mohlke, PhD, conducted the largest-ever genome-wide study of people from across East Asia to...
4 monthes ago - UNC Healthcare
This Visceral Tissue Affects How You Think
You may know visceral fat by another name - belly fat. In fact, it goes by several names such as "beer belly" and "middle-age spread." While many see it as an aesthetic...
4 monthes ago - Mercola
UNC Receives NIH Diabetes Research Center Grant with Partner Institutions
John Buse, MD, PhD, will lead the UNC site in a $5.7 million diabetes research collaboration with Duke, Wake Forest, and NC A&T, funded through the National Institutes of Health.
5 monthes ago - UNC Healthcare
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Nate's CoolSculpting Journey
Did you know men benefit from CoolSculpting as well as women? We are treating Nate with Coolsculpting at PSC Aesthetics. We've made his treatments super easy for him because we...
Shapewear vs. Surgery: Choosing Between Spanx® & Liposuction
Unwanted bumps and bulges are a common, persistent problem for many men and women. To smooth and contour their silhouettes, many people turn to items like Spanx® and other...
Conservative Parameters' Key to Maximizing Cosmetic Results
Cosmetic laser procedures in darker skin types are associated with higher risks of pigmentary alterations and scarring. Medscape Medical News
UNC Hospitals' “Magnet” Status Renewed for Third Time
ANCC status goes to fewer than 9% of hospitals in the United States.
Tummy Tuck Side Effects
A tummy tuck is a great way for patients to eliminate excess, sagging skin around the midsection. As with any surgical procedure, patients can expect some postoperative side...