Endoscopic Harvesting

Following the introduction of endoscopic techniques in almost every field of surgery, the application of the techniques in reconstructive microsurgery represents the natural evolution of this trend. Less postoperative pain, smaller scars in the donor area better visualization of the operative field with the magnified video and better hemostasis are only a few of the advantages of this technique. These advantages have been seen in a recent series of patients in which latissimus dorsi harvesting was compared between the endoscopic technique and the traditional technique.53 Successful microvascular transplantation of gracilis muscle harvested with endoscopic guidance are also described in the literature.54,55

How To Reduce Acne Scarring

How To Reduce Acne Scarring

Acne is a name that is famous in its own right, but for all of the wrong reasons. Most teenagers know, and dread, the very word, as it so prevalently wrecks havoc on their faces throughout their adolescent years.

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