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Utilizing topical therapies and mitomycin to reduce scars.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23027218     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Minimizing scar size, width, and contour of elevation is a common goal for the facial plastic surgeon. Various standard techniques are employed to reduce tension and enhance the rapid and uneventful healing of incisions. In some cases, these routine measures are not judged to be adequate, and additional intraoperative and postsurgical measures are employed to control the body's innate healing processes. Mitomycin C and self-drying silicone gel have been particularity useful in our practice.
Authors:
Craig Cupp; Curtis Wesley Gaball
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-10-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Facial plastic surgery : FPS     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1098-8793     ISO Abbreviation:  Facial Plast Surg     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8405303     Medline TA:  Facial Plast Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  513-7     Citation Subset:  D    
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Thieme Medical Publishers 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Naval Hospital Bremerton, Bremerton, Washington.
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