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Sleep Quality Among Patients With Venous Ulcers: A Cross-sectional Study in a Health Care Setting in Sao Paulo, Brazil
(H M P Communications, 2012-05-01)
This was an exploratory, descriptive, cross-sectional study to assess sleep quality in 100 patients with venous ulcers using the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index (PSQI). Thirty-six (36%) patients had a global PSQI score < ...
Sentinel lymph node biopsy in cutaneous melanoma
(Sociedade Brasileira para o Desenvolvimento da Pesquisa em Cirurgia, 2007-10-01)
PURPOSE: To assess the importance of sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with cutaneous melanoma. METHODS: Ninety consecutive non-randomized patients with stages I and II melanoma who underwent sentinel lymph node biopsy ...
Dressing Wear Time after Breast Reconstruction: A Randomized Clinical Trial
(Public Library Science, 2016)
Background The evidence to support dressing standards for breast surgery wounds is empiric and scarce. Objective This two-arm randomized clinical trial was designed to assess the effect of dressing wear time on surgical ...
Quality function deployment in a public plastic surgery service in Brazil
(Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2013-04-19)
Background Quality function deployment (QFD) is a method used to evaluate and plan the quality of products and services. It is based on the satisfaction of customers, translating their needs into measurable characteri ...
Suction Drains, Quilting Sutures, and Fibrin Sealant in the Prevention of Seroma Formation in Abdominoplasty: Which is the Best Strategy?
Seroma is the most common complication in abdominoplasty and abdominal ultrasound is one of the best noninvasive methods for diagnosing seroma formation. the aim of this study was to compare the use of suction drains, ...
PAIN IN THE POST-OPERATIVE OF CESAREAN: CLASSICAL TECHNIQUE VERSUS MINIMALLY INVASIVE TECHNIQUE
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc, 2017)
Total reconstruction of upper lip and columella with bipedicled depressor anguli oris island musculocutaneous flap
(Churchill Livingstone, 1999-07-01)
The authors present the case report of a patient exhibiting upper lip deformity and total columella loss with cosmetic and functional impairment as a result of multiple previous facial carcinomata resections. Repair was ...
Cellulose Dressing Versus Rayon Dressing in Skin Graft Donor Sites: Aspects of Patients' Health-related Quality of Life and Self-esteem
(H M P Communications, 2009-06-01)
Objective. The aim of this study was to compare the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and self-esteem of patients who underwent split-thickness skin grafting, when either cellulose dressings or rayon dressings were ...
The 975nm Diode Laser in the Photothermal Treatment of the Aging and Sagging Face and Neck
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc, 2016)
Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate the use of a 975nm diode laser for skin tightening. Background data: The photothermal effect of laser irradiation on the hypodermis causes retraction of superficial ...