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Prophylaxis in Plastic Surgery Reduces Risk of Blood Clots

New ASAPS Campaign for Patient Safety Coincides with DVT Awareness Month Surgeons who do not use prophylaxis (preventive measures) or do not properly implement prophylaxis often may be risking their patients’ safety, according to a new article on prevention of venous thromboembolic (VTE) events in cosmetic surgery patients appearing in the March/April issue of Aesthetic …

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Plastic Surgery Societies Raise Concerns About Cosmetic Procedures Performed by Unqualified Personnel

Non-clinical settings may expose patients to unnecessary risks New York, NY and Arlington Heights, IL – The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) have joined forces to raise awareness about the dangers of unlicensed personnel performing medical cosmetic procedures in non-clinical settings. Recent cases of patients …

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