Posts Tagged ‘ plastic surgery ’

Skin graft

Jacques-Louis Reverdin, a Swiss surgeon, was the first to successfully perform a skin graft–now referred to as a pinch graft–on a human being, in 1869.

Chief resident

You can do a procedure after having only read about it.

Mask

“A face without movement is a mask.”

BM

Z-plasty

First described by Horner in 1837, he Z-plasty was the first flap introduced with an emphasis on a mathematical approach to solve a skin problem.

Cosmetic surgery

Today, the Utah Plastic Surgery Society had a significant win against cosmetic surgeons in the state. These plastic surgeons were sued by cosmetic surgeons for a campaign aimed at educating the public about the difference.

Today, the Utah Plastic Surgery Society had a significant win against cosmetic surgeons in the state. These plastic surgeons were sued by cosmetic surgeons for a campaign aimed at educating the public about the difference.

Mercedes-Benz craniosynostosis

Sagittal and bilateral lambdoid craniosynostosis is also referred to as Mercedes-Benz pattern craniosynostosis given its resemblance in posterior view to the characteristic car logo. Article here.

SIMON

Just as there is an acronym for the ideal operative candidate, there is one for a poor one, SIMON: single, immature, male, overly expectant, and narcissistic.

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