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Voice may be improved by surgery

...h surgery. Often the problem is that the uvula - a flap of tissue at the top of the throat obstructs night-time breathing.// If the uvula is trimmed - in an operation called uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) - the shape of the throat and nose cavity is altered. Since the way your voice sounds depends on ...

Radiation after Breast Reconstruction

...ve years, none of the patients who received a TRAM flap had major complications or required corrective surgery. Only 5 percent of patients who were in the tissue expander placement group had a major complication, and two of these patients had to have their implant removed. Nearly 40 percent of patients in...

Lasik surgery effective in correcting vision

...n instrument called microkeratome to make a hinged flap on the surface of cornea. They you will be asked t...about a minute. Then doctor will carefully put the flap back in place and remove the eye speculum. After the lasik procedure, you will rest and relax in t...

Minimally Invasive Ear Implant Procedures Are Better

... as a technique in which creation of a large scalp flap is avoided, thereby reducing complications. The mo...n complications with cochlear implantation involve flap breakdown and electrode misplacement. With the MICI, the large scalp flap has been replaced with cre...

Novel Technique For Management Of Inverted Papilloma Of Frontal Sinus

...d at the initial procedure to need an osteoplastic flap and, subsequently, were managed successfully with ...scopically but ultimately required an osteoplastic flap for definitive management. The fifth patient was managed entirely endoscopically with multiple proce...

Silicone Rubber Flap Restore Speech

...wn sound. The valve consists of a small silicone flap which is implanted in place of the vocal cord that...t will not be available in the markets because the flap is easily impaired by the mucous that is coughed out by the patients. Hence further research has ...

Plastic Surgeons Looking Forward To First Full Face Transplant

...ent, in one surgery, from one complete facial skin flap taken from a donor – is no longer just theory, but...udy added, "The transplantation of a facial tissue flap from one cadaver to another has allowed us to do the following: estimate the time it takes to perfor...

Study Compares LASIK and LASEK Eye Surgery

...e reshaping of the underlying cornea, with LASIK a flap is made in the top cornea layer to permit access to the underlying cornea. LASIK avoids most of the problems of corneal haze, postoperative pain and slow rehabilitation seen in PRK, but complications are sometimes associated with the flap. In LASE...

Lasik or Lasek Surgery – Which One is Better

...his helps in doing away with some of the potential flap problems that could arise from a deeper incision created during Lasik (laser in situ keratomileusis) surgery. Lasek recovery is always longer than Lasik, and the patient may experience more pain post surgery. To ascertain the benefits of both lasi...

Jefferson Researchers Want to Learn If Heart Defect 'at Heart' of Some Migraines

...sing a Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO), a small hole or flap that can allow blood to flow between the right and left sides of the heart, can stop migraines. In newborns, the PFO closes at or shortly after birth, but in 20 percent of adults the gap remains open to some degree. More than 28 million Americans s...

Surgeons Perform Nasal Reconstruction for War Veteran Using His Own Body Parts

...edures was the detachment on Dec. 20 of a forehead flap of skin that now makes up the outer skin of the new nose. The flap was first carved in upside-down profile on the center of his forehead, with the top portion then cut...

Lasik Device To Correct Bifocal Vision Approved

...ncompasses a procedure in which the surgeon cuts a flap in the outer layer of the cornea in order to remove a small amount of tissue. The flap is then replaced. According to the FDA, patients considering the CustomVue Monovision LASIK surgery ...

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