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Applicant numbers remain unchanged even after significant increase in plastic surgery residency positions

Applicant numbers remain unchanged even after significant increase in plastic surgery residency positions

Well-healed minor facial scars have little or no effect on ratings of attractiveness, study suggests

Well-healed minor facial scars have little or no effect on ratings of attractiveness, study suggests

Study finds possible shared predisposition between migraine and upper extremity nerve compression syndromes

Study finds possible shared predisposition between migraine and upper extremity nerve compression syndromes

Wireless smart bandage promotes faster closure of wounds, enhances skin recovery

Wireless smart bandage promotes faster closure of wounds, enhances skin recovery

Survey measures common myths and misconceptions about breast reconstruction surgery

Survey measures common myths and misconceptions about breast reconstruction surgery

Combined oral contraceptive pills do not appear to exacerbate macromastia-related symptoms

Combined oral contraceptive pills do not appear to exacerbate macromastia-related symptoms

Two novel tools may simplify, quicken and improve ear reconstruction surgery

Two novel tools may simplify, quicken and improve ear reconstruction surgery

Overview of the classic and advanced technologies of continuum robots

Overview of the classic and advanced technologies of continuum robots

Scientists perform first completely robot-supported microsurgical operations on humans

Scientists perform first completely robot-supported microsurgical operations on humans

"Scarless" tracheal shave can provide optimal care for people receiving gender-affirming surgery

"Scarless" tracheal shave can provide optimal care for people receiving gender-affirming surgery

Research suggests some solutions to combat cancer surgery-induced climate change

Research suggests some solutions to combat cancer surgery-induced climate change

UCSF surgeons demonstrate the feasibility and efficacy of novel scarless Adam's apple surgery

UCSF surgeons demonstrate the feasibility and efficacy of novel scarless Adam's apple surgery

Lipofilling produces lasting improvements for patients with painful finger osteoarthritis

Lipofilling produces lasting improvements for patients with painful finger osteoarthritis

Combination of radiofrequency heating and electromagnetic stimulation reduces abdominal fat, increases muscle

Combination of radiofrequency heating and electromagnetic stimulation reduces abdominal fat, increases muscle

Solid bone marrow aspirates may be a promising therapeutic approach for promoting wound healing

Solid bone marrow aspirates may be a promising therapeutic approach for promoting wound healing

New ML models show high accuracy in predicting complications after abdominal hernia repair

New ML models show high accuracy in predicting complications after abdominal hernia repair

Microsurgical replantation should be expanded beyond current clinical practice, experts say

Microsurgical replantation should be expanded beyond current clinical practice, experts say

Preoperative body image concerns may predict complications after breast reconstruction

Preoperative body image concerns may predict complications after breast reconstruction

Reducing OR availability by 15% helps address hospital staff shortage caused by the pandemic

Reducing OR availability by 15% helps address hospital staff shortage caused by the pandemic

Fat injection procedure improves symptoms of plantar fasciitis

Fat injection procedure improves symptoms of plantar fasciitis