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Best Plastic Surgeon 2021 - Grand Rapids Magazine Castle Connolly Top Doctor Realself Top 100 New Beauty
Best Plastic Surgeon 2021 - Grand Rapids Magazine Castle Connolly Top Doctor Realself Top 100 New Beauty Best Plastic Surgeon 2021 - Grand Rapids Magazine Castle Connolly Top Doctor Realself Top 100 New Beauty

Clinics in Plastic Surgery (Oct 2015): Clinical Applications of Barbed Suture in Aesthetic Breast Surgery

The breadth of literature regarding barbed suture applications in plastic surgery procedures signifies the importance of...

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Clinics in Plastic Surgery (Oct 2015): The Laminated Nature of the Pectoralis Major Muscle and the Redefinition of the inframammary Fold

The breast is appreciated aesthetically and clinically for its shape, projection, and volume.

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Clinics in Plastic Surgery (Oct 2015): The Standardization of Bra Cup Measurements

During the process of breast augmentation after discussing the safety of implants and cost, the discussion comes down to outcome and expectations.

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Absolutes, Beliefs, and Preferences

In January of 2002, my pastor and close friend Dr. Ed Dobson gave a message on absolutes, beliefs, and preferences.

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Anticoagulants and Hematomas in Free Flap Surgery

A review of systemic anticoagulant use in 517 free flap procedures was performed to determine the associated risk of hematoma formation.

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Atlanta Breast Symposium Program

To demostrate through live surgery various techniques for TRAM flap reconstructin, mastopexy, and breast augmentation.

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Breast Augmentation Roundtable

This roundtable was conducted live at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons meeting in Chicago, Illinois, in 2005.

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Chapter 18: Complications in breast augmentation: maximizing patient outcomes with some surgical solutions to common problems

It has been said, "If you do not have any complications, then you are not performing enough surgery."

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Capsular Tissue: A New Local Flap

Capsular tissue, the interface that forms between an implanted device and body's own soft tissues, has recently been shown to develop its own unique blood supply.

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Clinics in Plastic Surgery

Quite frankly, I believe as plastic surgeons, we do not specifically follow or track our own patients closely enough to know these answers.

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Symptomatic Neuroepithelial (Colloid) Cysts of the Third Ventricle

Colloid cysts are relatively rare benign tumors comprising less than 2% of all intracranial mass lesions.

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Reconstruction of the Pharynx and Cervical Esophagus Using Free Jejunal Transfer

Few procedures in reconstructive surgery have had such a profound impact on patient quality of life as total reconstruction of the pharynx and cervical esophagus after laryngopharngectomy.

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Chapter 58: Nipple-Areola Reconstruction

In striving to achieve the best aesthetic and functional results in any reconstructive procedure, a number of factors must be recognized and carefully evaluated.

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Reduction Mammoplasty: A Safe and Effective Outpatient Procedure

Traditionally, reduction mammoplasty has been performed on an inpatient basis with a one to two day hospitalization.

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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

I read with interest Dr. Spear's editorial on revisions and reoperations.

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Viewpoints: Sensory Nerves

Viewpoints, pertaining to issues of general interest, are welcome, even if they are not related to items previously published.

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Scientific Papers: Influence of Prior Radiotherapy on the Development of Postoperative Complications and Success of Free Tissue Transfers in Head and Neck Cancer Reconstruction

The purpose of this study was to determine whether prior radiotherapy had any effect on the development of postoperative complications in patients undergoing microvascular tissue transfers for reconstruction of head and neck cancer.

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Plastic Surgeons Dr. Bengtson and Dr. Alfonso, along with the team at the Bengtson Center for Aesthetics & Plastic Surgery, provide advanced surgical and cosmetic treatments for patients from Grand Rapids, Birmingham, Detroit, and Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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