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New York Law Requires Breast Cancer Patients to be Informed of Reconstruction Coverage

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Monthly Archives: August 2010

New York Law Requires Breast Cancer Patients to be Informed of Reconstruction Coverage

A new law in the state of New York requires hospitals in the state to inform breast cancer patients the availability of and insurance coverage for breast reconstruction before they undergo “mastectomy surgery, lymph node dissection or a lumpectomy.” Breast reconstruction after a mastectomy is covered by insurers in New York, but often poor and …

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Liposuction is Top Plastic Surgery Procedure in the World

The first-ever reliable international plastic surgery data, collected by the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), revealed that liposuction was the most-performed plastic surgery procedure in the world in 2009. The statistics, which were obtained and analyzed by independent statistical specialists, showed that liposuction represented about 19 percent of all surgery procedures. It was …

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XEOMIN is the Newest Botulinum Toxin to Receive FDA Approval

A third botulinum toxin type A product has been approved by the FDA. XEOMIN, a product of Merz Pharmaceuticals, earned approval last week for the treatment of adults with cervical dystonia or blepharospasm. The FDA approval of XEOMIN is based on the results of two U.S. clinical trials. It joins Botox and Dysport as botulinum …

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Could No-needle Botox be a Few Years Away?

A bio-pharmaceutical company in California is exploring a “no-needle” Botox product that could be applied to the skin in cream form like a lotion, reports WCBS-TV in New York City. Revance Therapeutics says that it will be two years before clinical trials of the product—called RT001—are complete. Then it will be up to the FDA …

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