Defining Fat Necrosis

Key to quantifying the rate of adverse events in surgery is defining what constitutes an adverse event. In the case of fat necrosis, the varying definitions of necrosis and the timing at which it occurs has made it difficult for medical professionals to grasp the true risk to patients.

In the December 2014 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,...

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Defining Fat Necrosis

Key to quantifying the rate of adverse events in surgery is defining what constitutes an adverse event. In the case of fat necrosis, the varying definitions of necrosis and the timing at which it...

Though rare, vascular occlusion leading to blindness is one of the most serious complications related to the use of facial aesthetic injections, including fat and dermal fillers. To help...

Shared medical appointments (SMA) allow patients to spend more time with their surgeons and make health care more efficient, according to a new study published in Plastic & Reconstructive...

December 11-13

22nd Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging, Regenerative & Aesthetic Medicine, Venetian/Palazzo, Las Vegas. Contact: 888.997.0112, www.a4m.com

2015

January 14-17

31st Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Hyatt Regency New Orleans, New Orleans, LA. Contact: 312.981.6760, www.cosmeticsurgery.org

January 16-19

Orlando Dermatology Aesthetic and Clinical Conference, Hilton Bonnet Creek Orlando, Orlando, FL. Contact: 646.453.5718,...