esthetics

Summary

Summary: The branch of philosophy dealing with the nature of the beautiful. It includes beauty, esthetic experience, esthetic judgment, esthetic aspects of medicine, etc.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi A model of aesthetic appreciation and aesthetic judgments
    Helmut Leder
    Freie Universitat Berlin, Institute of Psychology, Germany
    Br J Psychol 95:489-508. 2004
  2. ncbi Viewing artworks: contributions of cognitive control and perceptual facilitation to aesthetic experience
    Gerald C Cupchik
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Scarborough, Ont, Canada M1C 1A4
    Brain Cogn 70:84-91. 2009
  3. ncbi Angular photogrammetric analysis of the soft tissue facial profile
    Paula Fernández-Riveiro
    Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Eur J Orthod 25:393-9. 2003
  4. ncbi Aesthetic judgments of novel graphic patterns: analyses of individual judgments
    Thomas Jacobsen
    Institut für Allgemeine Psychologie, Universitat Leipzig, Germany
    Percept Mot Skills 95:755-66. 2002
  5. ncbi Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale: validity and development of a short form
    Ester Cerin
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1682-91. 2006
  6. pmc Rehabilitative treatment of cleft lip and palate: experience of the Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies/USP (HRAC/USP)--Part 1: overall aspects
    José Alberto de Souza Freitas
    Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies, Department of Stomatology, Bauru School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Bauru, SP, Brazil
    J Appl Oral Sci 20:9-15. 2012
  7. ncbi Objective measures as indicators for facial esthetics in white adolescents
    R M A Kiekens
    Department of Orthodontics and Oral Biology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Angle Orthod 76:551-6. 2006
  8. ncbi Contour of the lower third of the face using an intramusculary injectable implant
    Almir Moojen Nácul
    Rua Quintino Bocaiúva 1086, Porto Alegre RS, 90440 050 Brazil
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 29:222-9. 2005
  9. ncbi Nasal morphology and shape parameters as predictors of nasal esthetics in individuals with complete unilateral cleft lip and palate
    K A Russell
    Division of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Dalhousie University, 5981 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 3J5
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 38:476-85. 2001
  10. ncbi Developmental changes in perceptions of attractiveness: a role of experience?
    Philip A Cooper
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Sci 9:530-43. 2006

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  1. ncbi A model of aesthetic appreciation and aesthetic judgments
    Helmut Leder
    Freie Universitat Berlin, Institute of Psychology, Germany
    Br J Psychol 95:489-508. 2004
    ..The model differentiates between aesthetic emotion and aesthetic judgments as two types of output...
  2. ncbi Viewing artworks: contributions of cognitive control and perceptual facilitation to aesthetic experience
    Gerald C Cupchik
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto at Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Scarborough, Ont, Canada M1C 1A4
    Brain Cogn 70:84-91. 2009
    ..The results suggest that aesthetic experience is a function of the interaction between top-down orienting of attention and bottom-up perceptual facilitation...
  3. ncbi Angular photogrammetric analysis of the soft tissue facial profile
    Paula Fernández-Riveiro
    Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Eur J Orthod 25:393-9. 2003
    ..01), nasal (N-Prn/TV: P < 0.01), nasal dorsum (N-Mn-Prn: P < 0.05), and mandibular contour (C-Me/G-Pg: P < 0.01). Wide individual variations in nasolabial and mentolabial angles were also observed...
  4. ncbi Aesthetic judgments of novel graphic patterns: analyses of individual judgments
    Thomas Jacobsen
    Institut für Allgemeine Psychologie, Universitat Leipzig, Germany
    Percept Mot Skills 95:755-66. 2002
    ..The group model is significant; however, the individual judgment analyses represent individual patterns of judgment in a notedly more accurate way...
  5. ncbi Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale: validity and development of a short form
    Ester Cerin
    Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:1682-91. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the factorial and criterion validity of the Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale (NEWS) and to develop an abbreviated version (NEWS-A)...
  6. pmc Rehabilitative treatment of cleft lip and palate: experience of the Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies/USP (HRAC/USP)--Part 1: overall aspects
    José Alberto de Souza Freitas
    Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies, Department of Stomatology, Bauru School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Bauru, SP, Brazil
    J Appl Oral Sci 20:9-15. 2012
    ....
  7. ncbi Objective measures as indicators for facial esthetics in white adolescents
    R M A Kiekens
    Department of Orthodontics and Oral Biology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Angle Orthod 76:551-6. 2006
    ..the contribution of objective measures representing anterior-posterior and vertical characteristics, dental esthetics, or their combination that are used in daily orthodontic practice in the assessment of facial esthetics...
  8. ncbi Contour of the lower third of the face using an intramusculary injectable implant
    Almir Moojen Nácul
    Rua Quintino Bocaiúva 1086, Porto Alegre RS, 90440 050 Brazil
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 29:222-9. 2005
    ..5 ml, applied by means of a minimally invasive procedure into deep anatomic planes. The biomatertal is injected in the muscle using microcannulas...
  9. ncbi Nasal morphology and shape parameters as predictors of nasal esthetics in individuals with complete unilateral cleft lip and palate
    K A Russell
    Division of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Dalhousie University, 5981 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 3J5
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 38:476-85. 2001
    The purpose of this study was to assess the ability of shape parameters of nasal morphology to predict esthetics in individuals with complete unilateral cleft lip and palate (CUCLP).
  10. ncbi Developmental changes in perceptions of attractiveness: a role of experience?
    Philip A Cooper
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Dev Sci 9:530-43. 2006
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  11. ncbi Esthetic analysis of gingival components of smile and degree of satisfaction in individuals with cleft lip and palate
    Luis A Esper
    Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies, University of Sao Paulo HRAC USP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 46:381-7. 2009
    ..To evaluate soft tissue characteristics in individuals with cleft lip and palate and the degree of satisfaction of these individuals after rehabilitation...
  12. ncbi Seeing the mind behind the art. People can distinguish abstract expressionist paintings from highly similar paintings by children, chimps, monkeys, and elephants
    Angelina Hawley-Dolan
    Department of Psychology, Boston College, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
    Psychol Sci 22:435-41. 2011
    ..Participants in both groups were more likely to justify their selections of professional than of nonprofessional works in terms of artists' intentions. The world of abstract art is more accessible than people realize...
  13. ncbi Photos vs silhouettes for evaluation of African American profile esthetics
    Andrew Hockley
    Orthodontic Residency Program, Maxwell S Fogel Department of Dental Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19141 3098, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 141:161-8. 2012
    ..photos and silhouettes are commonly used in clinical evaluations and orthodontic research to evaluate profile esthetics. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the use of photos or silhouettes is a more appropriate ..
  14. ncbi The evolutionary psychology of facial beauty
    Gillian Rhodes
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Perth, WA 6009, Australia
    Annu Rev Psychol 57:199-226. 2006
    ..Others have argued that they may simply be by-products of the way brains process information. Although often presented as alternatives, I argue that both kinds of selection pressures may have shaped our perceptions of facial beauty...
  15. ncbi The role of holistic processing in judgments of facial attractiveness
    Zara Angela Abbas
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Alexandra House, Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
    Perception 37:1187-96. 2008
    ..Our findings with attractiveness judgments and previous demonstrations involving other aspects of face processing suggest that a common holistic representation is used for most types of face processing...
  16. ncbi Nasolabial esthetics in children with complete unilateral cleft lip and palate after 1- versus 3-stage treatment protocols
    Piotr Fudalej
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Institute of Mother and Child, Warsaw, Poland
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:1661-6. 2009
    Facial esthetics play an important role in social interactions. However, children with a repaired complete unilateral cleft lip and palate usually show some disfigurement of the nasolabial area...
  17. ncbi Neuroaesthetics: a review
    Di Dio Cinzia
    Universita degli Studi di Parma, Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, via Volturno 39 E, 43100 Parma, Italy
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 19:682-7. 2009
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  18. ncbi Neuroaesthetics: a coming of age story
    Anjan Chatterjee
    University of Pennsylvania, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:53-62. 2011
    ..These challenges are not unique to neuroaesthetics. As neuroaesthetics comes of age, it might take advantage of the lessons learned from more mature domains of inquiry within cognitive neuroscience...
  19. ncbi Processing fluency and aesthetic pleasure: is beauty in the perceiver's processing experience?
    Rolf Reber
    Department of Psychosocial Science, University of Bergen, Norway
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 8:364-82. 2004
    ..In contrast to theories that trace aesthetic pleasure to objective stimulus features per se, we propose that beauty is grounded in the processing experiences of the perceiver, which are in part a function of stimulus properties...
  20. ncbi Neuroanatomical correlates of aesthetic preference for paintings
    Oshin Vartanian
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3 Canada
    Neuroreport 15:893-7. 2004
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  21. pmc Preferences for symmetry in human faces in two cultures: data from the UK and the Hadza, an isolated group of hunter-gatherers
    Anthony C Little
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:3113-7. 2007
    ..These results imply that symmetry is an evolutionarily relevant trait and that variation in symmetry preference appears strategic both between cultures and within individuals of a single culture...
  22. ncbi Perceived and observed neighborhood indicators of obesity among urban adults
    T K Boehmer
    Prevention Research Center and Department of Community Health, School of Public Health, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:968-77. 2007
    ..Using two different measurement methods, this study sought to identify and compare perceived and observed neighborhood indicators of obesity and a high-risk profile of being obese and inactive...
  23. ncbi Consensus recommendations on the use of botulinum toxin type a in facial aesthetics
    Jean Carruthers
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:1S-22S. 2004
    ..Factors unique to each area are presented, and the discussion of each treatment area concludes with a review of key elements that can increase the likelihood of a successful outcome. Summary tables are provided throughout...
  24. ncbi Modulation of aesthetic value by semantic context: an fMRI study
    Ulrich Kirk
    Anatomy Department, Wellcome Laboratory of Neurobiology, University College London, London, UK
    Neuroimage 44:1125-32. 2009
    ..This shows that prefrontal and orbitofrontal cortices recruited by aesthetic judgments are significantly biased by subjects' prior expectations about the likely hedonic value of stimuli according to their source...
  25. ncbi Towards a sensorimotor aesthetics of performing art
    B Calvo-Merino
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University College London, 17 Queen Square, WC1N 3AR, London, UK
    Conscious Cogn 17:911-22. 2008
    ..Our results suggest a possible role of visual and sensorimotor brain areas in an automatic aesthetic response to dance. This sensorimotor response may explain why dance is widely appreciated in so many human cultures...
  26. ncbi Facial attractiveness is appraised in a glance
    Ingrid R Olson
    University of Pennsylvania, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Emotion 5:498-502. 2005
    ..Perceiving and processing beauty appear to require little attention and to bias subsequent cognitive processes. These facts may make beauty difficult to ignore, possibly leading to its importance in social evaluations...
  27. ncbi Brain correlates of aesthetic judgment of beauty
    Thomas Jacobsen
    BioCog Cognitive and Biological Psychology, Institute of Psychology I, University of Leipzig, Seeburgstrasse 14 20, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Neuroimage 29:276-85. 2006
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  28. ncbi Attractiveness of eyebrow position and shape in females depends on the age of the beholder
    Dominik K Feser
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Regensburg, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 31:154-60. 2007
    ..Great diversity exists among individuals with respect to eyebrow position and shape, and the notion of an "ideal" eyebrow has changed quite significantly over the past several decades...
  29. ncbi The neuropsychology of visual artistic production
    Anjan Chatterjee
    Department of Neurology and the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 3 West Gates, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neuropsychologia 42:1568-83. 2004
    ..For example, what forms can artistic representations take? How are visual features used descriptively and expressively? What roles do knowing and seeing play in depiction?..
  30. pmc Aesthetic response to color combinations: preference, harmony, and similarity
    Karen B Schloss
    University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 73:551-71. 2011
    ..The present results thus refine and clarify some of the best-known and most contentious claims of color theorists...
  31. ncbi Perceived environment attributes, residential location, and walking for particular purposes
    Nancy Humpel
    Department of Psychology, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Prev Med 26:119-25. 2004
    ..We examined associations of perceived environmental attributes with walking for four different purposes: general neighborhood walking, walking for exercise, walking for pleasure, and walking to get to and from places...
  32. ncbi Oncoplastic breast-conserving surgery: analysis of quadrantectomy and immediate reconstruction with latissimus dorsi flap
    Fernando Hernanz
    Hospital Universitario Valdecilla, Breast Unit, University of Cantabria, Avda Valdecilla sn, 39008, Santander, Cantabria, Spain
    World J Surg 31:1934-40. 2007
    ..Oncoplastic breast-conserving surgery satisfies oncologic principles and improves cosmetic outcomes, even when an important breast volume excision is required...
  33. ncbi The beauty mystique
    Anthony Synnott
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Facial Plast Surg 22:163-74. 2006
    ..The mystique and the myth have their value and their limits...
  34. ncbi Botulinum neurotoxin type A in facial aesthetics
    Koenraad L V De Boulle
    Aalst Dermatology Group, 43 Leopoldlaan 9300 Aalst, Belgium
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 8:1059-72. 2007
    ..It is important for clinicians using these products to understand these differences as they relate to achieving desired outcomes for patients who seek improved facial aesthetics...
  35. ncbi Treatment of acne scars with liquid silicone injections: 30-year perspective
    Jay G Barnett
    Dermatology Clinical Research Unit, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Dermatol Surg 31:1542-9. 2005
    ..The only filler substance that maintains precision and permanence in improving and/or correcting these types of acne scar defects is medical-grade liquid silicone...
  36. ncbi Motion, emotion and empathy in esthetic experience
    David Freedberg
    Department of Art History and Archeology, Columbia University, 826 Schermerhorn Hall, 1190 Amsterdam Avenue, New York 10027, USA
    Trends Cogn Sci 11:197-203. 2007
    ..Historical, cultural and other contextual factors do not preclude the importance of considering the neural processes that arise in the empathetic understanding of visual artworks...
  37. ncbi Facial esthetics in a selected Saudi population
    Nasser M Al-Jasser
    Department of Preventive Dental Sciences, College of Dentistry, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 24:1000-5. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study is to analyze the soft tissue cephalometric norms of the Saudi population and to evaluate whether significant cephalometric soft tissue differences exist between Saudi and Caucasian population...
  38. ncbi Maxillofacial esthetics: anthropometrics of the maxillofacial region
    M E Koury
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Parkland Memorial, Dallas, TX
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 50:806-20. 1992
    ..His raw data were used to develop a comprehensive set of ratios to define the esthetic face. A systematic maxillofacial evaluation derived from Farkas's data is presented, along with a brief description of its clinical application...
  39. ncbi Towards a framework for the study of the neural correlates of aesthetic preference
    Marcos Nadal
    Department of Psychology, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Crta Valldermossa s n, Km 7, 5, Palma de Mallorca 07122, Spain
    Spat Vis 21:379-96. 2008
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  40. ncbi Oxytocin and social perception: oxytocin increases perceived facial trustworthiness and attractiveness
    Angeliki Theodoridou
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Horm Behav 56:128-32. 2009
    ..Our results provide evidence in support of a general facilitative role of oxytocin in promoting positive trait judgements...
  41. pmc The neural basis of object-context relationships on aesthetic judgment
    Ulrich Kirk
    Wellcome Laboratory of Neurobiology, Anatomy Department, and Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 3:e3754. 2008
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  42. ncbi Advances in the use of botulinum neurotoxins in facial esthetics
    Timothy Corcoran Flynn
    Department of Dermatology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Cosmet Dermatol 11:42-50. 2012
    ..To present the latest findings and future developments in the cosmetic use of botulinum neurotoxin...
  43. ncbi Supraorbital artery myocutaneous island flap for forehead defect reconstruction
    Artur Gevorgyan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Craniofac Surg 19:513-6. 2008
    ..A clinical report demonstrating the use of this flap for repair of an electrothermal injury to the glabella is presented...
  44. ncbi Combining multiple surgical techniques for maximum scar camouflage
    Steven Ross Mobley
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 84:408-9. 2005
  45. ncbi An innovation in the subcutaneous island pedicle flap for cutaneous reconstruction
    Jun Hui Li
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Changhai Hospital, Shanghai 200433, People s Republic of China
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 59:174-80. 2006
    ..This modification of transposition island flap provides a competitive repair alternative for the treatment of medium-sized skin defects...
  46. ncbi The use of the superthinned inferior pedicled glabellar flap in reconstruction of small to large medial canthal defect
    Iltiris Murat Emsen
    Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Numune State Hospital, Erzurum, Turkey
    J Craniofac Surg 19:500-4. 2008
    ..This superthinned inferior pedicled glabellar flap technique is recommended to avoid drawing the eyebrows and bulky appearance in medial canthal region together when using the glabellar flap...
  47. ncbi The role of the lateral thoracodorsal fasciocutaneous flap in immediate conservative breast surgery reconstruction
    Alexandre Mendonça Munhoz
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:1699-710. 2006
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  48. ncbi [Aesthetic parotidectomy: face lift incision and SMAS flap]
    J Paris
    Institut Clairval de Chirurgie ORL et de la Face, Centre Hospitalier Privé Clairval, 317 Bd du Redon, 13009 Marseille, France
    Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord) 128:261-4. 2007
    ..The goal of this prospective study was to evaluate the feasibility of this facial incision for extirpative purposes and to define the clinical benefit in terms of scar and retromandibular depression...
  49. ncbi Reconstruction of the maxilla with prefabricated scapular flaps in noma patients
    Kurt Vinzenz
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wilhelminenspital Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:1964-73. 2008
    ..Prefabricated composite grafts from the scapula are used to restore the maxilla in patients with this disease...
  50. ncbi The split orbicularis myomucosal flap for lower lip reconstruction
    Yadranko Ducic
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 7:347-52. 2005
    ..To describe the split orbicularis myomucosal flap and to review our center's experience with this technique for large defects of the lower lip...
  51. ncbi Reconstruction of the nasal valve
    Davide J Bottini
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 18:516-9. 2007
    ..In all the cases of internal valvular stenosis (three patients) and in one case of internal-external valvular stenosis, a transposition of mucocartilaginous flaps with a section of the mucosa of the upper lateral cartilage was performed...
  52. ncbi Ewing sarcoma of the mandible in a child: interdisciplinary treatment concepts and surgical reconstruction
    Stefan Schultze-Mosgau
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Plastic Surgery, University of Jena, Jena, Germany
    J Craniofac Surg 16:1140-6. 2005
    ..To preserve cosmetics and function within the craniofacial area after tumor resection in children, microvascular reconstructive procedures can be successfully performed with a vascularized fibular graft...
  53. ncbi Reconstruction of major forehead soft tissue defects with adjacent tissue and minimal scar formation
    Esmail Hassanpour
    Department of Plastic Surgery, 15 Khordad Hospital, Tehran, Iran
    J Craniofac Surg 16:1126-30. 2005
    ..There were no serious complications such as hematoma, bleeding, infection, or flap necrosis. We recommend this technique for reconstruction of extensive forehead soft tissue defects...
  54. ncbi Reconstruction of thumb loss complicated by skin defects in the thumb-index web space by combined transplantation of free tissues
    Cun yi Fan
    Department of Orthopaedics, Shanghai 6th People s Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
    J Hand Surg Am 31:236-41. 2006
    ..To introduce a new technique of 1-stage reconstruction for thumb loss complicated by thumb-index web space contracture and to report its clinical effectiveness...
  55. ncbi Use of precontoured positioning plates and pericranial flaps in midfacial reconstruction to optimize aesthetic and functional outcomes
    Yadranko Ducic
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 7:387-92. 2005
    ..To present our experience with reconstruction of midfacial defects using "precontoured positioning plates" with or without pericranial flaps and to describe our technique in detail...
  56. ncbi Osteomyocutaneous peroneal artery perforator flap for reconstruction of composite maxillary defects
    Sukru Yazar
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Medical College, Chang Gung University, 5, Fu Hsing Street, Kweishan, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
    Head Neck 28:297-304. 2006
    ..We presented the surgical techniques and outcome of the osteomyocutaneous peroneal artery perforator (PAP) flap for reconstruction of composite maxillary defects...
  57. ncbi Ablative treatment of photoaging
    Divya Railan
    Laser and Skin Surgery Center of Northern California, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    Dermatol Ther 18:227-41. 2005
    ..This article will review the preoperative evaluation, lasers and techniques used, postoperative course, and possible complications...
  58. ncbi Skin-reducing mastectomy
    Maurizio B Nava
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Unit, Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:603-10; discussion 611-3. 2006
    ..The authors propose a combined flap technique to reconstruct large and medium-sized ptotic breasts in a single-stage operation by use of anatomical permanent implants...
  59. ncbi [The relevance of Choukroun's platelet rich fibrin (PRF) during facial aesthetic lipostructure (Coleman's technique): preliminary results]
    F Braccini
    AP HP Hôpital Albert Chenevier Henri Mondor, Département de Chirurgie Orale, 40 rue de Mesly, 94000 Creteil, France
    Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord) 128:255-60. 2007
    ..To evaluate the interest of fibrin PRF clots, a concentrate of platelets and immune factors, for the optimization of the adipocyte graft according to the technique of facial lipostructure described by S. Coleman...
  60. ncbi Double pedicle deep inferior epigastric perforator/muscle-sparing TRAM flaps for unilateral breast reconstruction
    Jayant P Agarwal
    Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 58:359-63. 2007
    ....
  61. ncbi Periareolar skin-sparing mastectomy and latissimus dorsi flap with biodimensional expander implant reconstruction: surgical planning, outcome, and complications
    Alexandre Mendonça Munhoz
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:1637-49; discussion 1650-2. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the feasibility of the technique, surgical planning, and its outcome following skin-sparing mastectomy...
  62. ncbi Reconstruction of lower half defects of the nose with the lateral nasal artery pedicle nasolabial island flap
    Aydin Turan
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinic, SSK Vakif Gureba Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:1767-72. 2007
    ..Artery pedicle flaps have a satisfactory blood supply, and for that reason, the required tissue can be raised for reconstruction of large defects of the nose...
  63. ncbi Pediatric mandibular reconstruction using a vascularized fibula flap
    Melissa A Crosby
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Head Neck 30:311-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to address questions concerning the functional outcome following mandibular reconstruction with vascularized fibula flap in skeletally immature children..
  64. ncbi Internal pedicle shaping to improve aesthetic results in reduction mammaplasty
    Yoon S Chun
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:1183-9. 2007
  65. ncbi Face-lift approach combined with a superficial musculoaponeurotic system advancement flap in parotidectomy
    Andreas Foustanos
    Plastic Surgery Department, IASO Hospital, 37 39 Kifisias Avenue, 151 23 Maroussi, Athens, Greece
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 45:652-5. 2007
    ..All patients were satisfied with the cosmetic outcome, and the depression deformity was considerably less. This approach prevented gustatory sweating. We think that this approach is simple and a useful tool in parotidectomy...
  66. ncbi Clinical outcome and patient satisfaction after mandibular reconstruction with free fibula flaps
    F Holzle
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Plastic Surgery, Ruhr University Bochum, Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bochum Langendreer, Bochum, Germany
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 36:802-6. 2007
    ..Objective clinician-rated measurements of the donor and recipient region do not always correlate with patient perception of outcome...
  67. ncbi Functional and aesthetic outcome and survival after double free flap reconstruction in advanced head and neck cancer patients
    Nicole A S Posch
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:124-9. 2007
    ..These reconstructions are not only surgically challenging but also challenging to patients. A realistic perspective on general outcome for the patient seems important...
  68. ncbi Esthetic outcomes of genitoplasty in males born with bladder exstrophy and epispadias
    Brian A VanderBrink
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Schneider s Children Hospital, New Hyde Park, New York, New York, USA
    J Urol 178:1606-10; discussion 1610. 2007
    ..We reviewed our long-term outcomes of genitoplasty in males born with exstrophy-epispadias complex with emphasis on the esthetic results...
  69. ncbi Aesthetic and functional outcome following nasal reconstruction
    Marc A M Mureau
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:1217-27; discussion 1228-30. 2007
    ..Few reports on outcome of aesthetic nasal reconstruction exist. Therefore, subjective and objective aesthetic and functional outcome following nasal reconstruction was assessed...
  70. ncbi Fibula free flap for mandible reconstruction: analysis of 30 consecutive cases and quality of life evaluation
    Adam Maciejewski
    Department of Oncologic Surgery, Centre of Oncology, M Sklodowska Curie Memorial Institute, Gliwice, Poland
    J Reconstr Microsurg 23:1-10. 2007
    ..Estimated QOL seems an important part of evaluation of the treatment outcome...
  71. ncbi A comparison of vascularized fibular flap and iliac crest flap for mandibular reconstruction
    Mustafa Yilmaz
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Medicine, 35340 Inciralti, Izmir, Turkey
    J Craniofac Surg 19:227-34. 2008
    ..Both flaps are commonly used in mandibular reconstruction, however, many parameters including defect localization, defect size, presence of soft tissue defect should be considered...
  72. ncbi Long-term nipple shrinkage following augmentation by an autologous rib cartilage transplant in free DIEP-flaps
    A Heitland
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Burn Unit, University Hospital Aachen, Aachen University of Technology, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 59:1063-7. 2006
    ..We consider this technique to be an aesthetically satisfying and safe method, which could be used with any kind of breast reconstruction...
  73. ncbi Aesthetic labia minora reduction with inferior wedge resection and superior pedicle flap reconstruction
    Alexandre Mendonça Munhoz
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Brazil
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:1237-47; discussion 1248-50. 2006
    ..This study was designed to review a series of labia minora reductions using inferior wedge resection and superior pedicle flap reconstruction...
  74. ncbi Comparison of cartilage scoring and cartilage sparing otoplasty--A study of 203 cases
    A Mandal
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Royal Hospital of Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh EH9 1LF, United Kingdom
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 59:1170-6. 2006
    ..The Edinburgh experience of different methods of otoplasty techniques in 203 patients (406 ears) over a five-year period is reviewed...
  75. ncbi Osseous genioplasty in facial aesthetic surgery--a personal perspective reviewing 54 patients
    B M Jones
    14a Upper Wimpole Street, London, UK
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 59:1177-87. 2006
    ..If performed correctly it provides excellent results with a high degree of patient satisfaction and few long-term complications...
  76. ncbi Closure of radial forearm free flap donor site defect with a local meshed full-thickness skin graft: a retrospective study of an original technique
    Abbas Karimi
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Saint Luc, Catholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 35:369-73. 2007
    ..Closure of the radial free flap donor site remains a problem. Donor site morbidity is related to poor skin graft taking, inaesthetic appearance and hand sensory dysfunction...
  77. pmc A technique for the reconstruction of lower eyelid marginal defects
    Ingemarie Moesen
    Department of Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery, The Rotterdam Eye Hospital, Schiedamsevest 180, 3011 BH Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:1695-7. 2007
    ..To report on a new one-step technique for the reconstruction of lower eyelid marginal defects...
  78. ncbi Spiral lift: medial and lateral thigh lift with buttock lift and augmentation
    Sadri O Sozer
    Department of Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, TX, USA
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 32:120-5. 2008
    ..This article describes an alternative method for performing a medial, anterior, and lateral thigh lift with a buttock lift and autoprosthesis augmentation through a single spiral incision easily concealed by underwear...
  79. ncbi The 3-hour muscle-sparing free TRAM flap: safe and effective treatment review of 111 consecutive free TRAM flaps in a private practice setting
    L Franklyn Elliott
    Atlanta Plastic Surgery and Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:27-34. 2007
    ..The goal of this retrospective study was to document the validity of this technique in the private practice setting...
  80. ncbi Surgical reconstruction of lentigo maligna defects
    Elizabeth J Mahoney
    Department of Otolaryngology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 7:342-6. 2005
    ....
  81. ncbi Management of posttraumatic nasal deformities: the crooked nose and the saddle nose
    David W Kim
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 400 Parnassus Avenue, A 730, San Francisco, CA 94143 0342, USA
    Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am 12:111-32. 2004
    ....
  82. ncbi Expanded latissimus dorsi free flap for the treatment of extensive post-burn neck contracture
    Akihiko Takushima
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Reconstr Microsurg 18:373-7. 2002
    ..It is suggested that tissue expansion prior to free flap transfer is useful for enlargement of the flap survival area and thinning of the flap...
  83. ncbi One-stage augmentation combined with mastopexy: aesthetic results and patient satisfaction
    Scott L Spear
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D C 20007, USA
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 28:259-67. 2004
    ....
  84. ncbi Nasal reconstruction--beyond aesthetic subunits: a 15-year review of 1334 cases
    Rod J Rohrich
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 8820, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:1405-16; discussion 1417-9. 2004
    ....
  85. ncbi [Abdominal wall reconstruction with pedicled rectus femoris muscle flap]
    A Daigeler
    Klinik für Plastische, Wiederherstellungs und Handchirurgie, Medizinische Fakultät der Otto von Guericke Universität Magdeburg
    Chirurg 75:609-14. 2004
    ..The disadvantages of meshes are well known. The use of muscle flaps is an appreciated alternative...
  86. ncbi Oromandibular reconstruction with vascularized free flaps: a review of 50 cases
    E M Gabr
    Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery Institute, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA, USA
    Microsurgery 24:374-7. 2004
    ..The majority of patients are able to tolerate a regular diet. Intelligible speech and acceptable appearance are restored, providing patient satisfaction...
  87. ncbi The surgical and oncological safety of immediate breast reconstruction
    P Mustonen
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Kuopio University Hospital, P O Box 1777, FIN 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Eur J Surg Oncol 30:817-23. 2004
    ....
  88. ncbi Nasal reconstruction with a forehead flap in children younger than 10 years of age
    Carlos Giugliano
    Plastic Surgery Unit, Pediatric Surgery Department, Dr Roberto del Rio Clinical Hospital for Children, University of Chile, School of Medicine, Santiago
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:316-25; discussion 326-8. 2004
    ....
  89. ncbi Pericranial flap for closure of paramedian anterior skull base defects
    Michael C Noone
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Rutledge Avenue, 11th Floor, Charleston, SC, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 127:494-500. 2002
    ..We sought to examine the position of a pericranial flap reconstruction of anterior skull base defects with respect to the original floor of the anterior cranial fossa...
  90. ncbi Depression, anxiety and quality of life: outcome 9 months after facial cosmetic surgery
    Jean Paul Meningaud
    Service Chirurgie Maxillo Faciale, CHIV, Villeneuve, France
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 31:46-50. 2003
    ..The request for cosmetic surgery is of a psychological nature. Very few studies have quantitatively assessed whether or not this psychological need was actually satisfied, and more precisely, which psychic components were satisfied...
  91. ncbi TRAM flap breast reconstruction for patients with advanced breast disease
    Amir B Behnam
    University of Rochester, NY, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 50:567-71. 2003
    ..Furthermore, the majority of patients are satisfied with their reconstructed breast and postoperative course, and would choose this reconstructive option again...
  92. ncbi Breast reconstruction in the elderly: preserving excellent quality of life
    John A Girotto
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes, Baltimore, MD 21286, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 50:572-8. 2003
    ..The older patients maintained superior scores (better outcomes) over the younger patients in the subscales influenced by one's mental health...
  93. ncbi Breast-conserving therapy in patients with a relatively large (T2 or T3) breast cancer: long-term local control and cosmetic outcome of a feasibility study
    Leonie A E Woerdeman
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Plesmanlaan 121, NL 1066 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:1607-16. 2004
    ....
  94. ncbi Augmentation by autologous adipose tissue in cleft lip and nose. Final esthetic touches in clefts: part I
    Marketa Duskova
    Third Faculty of Medicine, Department of Plastic Surgery, Charles University, University Hospital Kralovske Vinohrady, Srobarova 50, 100 34 Prague 10, Czech Republic
    J Craniofac Surg 15:478-81; discussion 482. 2004
    ..The procedure and postoperative course had a pleasing outcome and were without any complications. The disadvantage was the temporary effect of the outcome, which necessitated repeated application every 7 months on average...
  95. ncbi A "round block" purse-string suture in facial reconstruction after operations for skin cancer surgery
    K K Patel
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, York District Hospital, Wigginton Road, York YO31 8HE, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 41:151-6. 2003
    ..Comprehensive discussion to prepare patients for the gross initial distortion and the long period of retention of the suture makes the procedure acceptable to patients...
  96. ncbi Areola-sparing mastectomy with immediate breast reconstruction
    Rache M Simmons
    Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and Weill Cornell Breast Center, 425 East 61st Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 51:547-51. 2003
    ..There was 1 postoperative complication, which consisted of a localized wound infection. Overall the authors found that ASM with immediate reconstruction provides excellent aesthetic results with infrequent complications...
  97. ncbi Single-stage abdominoplasty and mastopexy after weight loss following gastric banding
    Martin Rhomberg
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Innsbruck University Hospital, Austria
    Obes Surg 13:418-23. 2003
    ..With the increasing number of massively obese patients who undergo the implant of a gastric band, there is also a growing demand for a plastic-reconstructive operation of the overstretched skin, now lax after the enormous weight reduction...
  98. ncbi Aesthetic and functional outcomes using osseous or soft-tissue free flaps
    Timothy W King
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 18:365-71. 2002
    ..Without these additional analyses, one cannot definitively conclude that VBFs are superior to STFs...
  99. ncbi Outcomes of facial cosmetic procedures
    Sam P Most
    Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    Facial Plast Surg 18:119-24. 2002
    ....
  100. ncbi Adipo-fascio-cutaneous flaps in the treatment of pilonidal sinus: experience with 50 cases
    Raghubir Singh
    Department of General Surgery, Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana, India
    Asian J Surg 28:198-201. 2005
    ..To retrospectively analyse the results of pilonidal sinus managed using wide excision with primary eccentric closure with various adipo-fascio-cutaneous flaps...
  101. ncbi Umbilicus reconstruction with modified 'unfolded cylinder' technique
    Serhat Ozbek
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Uludag University, 16059 Bursa, Turkey
    Br J Plast Surg 58:500-3. 2005
    ..Moreover, the depth of the neoumbilicus is adjustable by widening the top rectangle in its design, which can increase it. Therefore, the procedure is suitable for thin as far patients...

Research Grants54

  1. Bc12 regulates osteoclast survival
    Junro Yamashita; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Tooth loss due to periodontitis causes problems in mastication, pronunciation, and esthetics. Rheumatoid arthritis induces joint damage and eventual disability...
  2. Human Embryonic Stem Cells in Calcium Phosphate Constructs for Bone Regeneration
    HUAKUN XU; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..cell paste can be used in minimally-invasive surgeries, fill complex- shaped defects, and be easily shaped for esthetics in dental and craniofacial applications...
  3. Dynamic facial soft tissue analysis system
    CARROLL ANN TROTMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These patients have facial disabilities and require treatment to improve their facial soft tissue esthetics and movement...
  4. Graded Zirconia Structures for Resistance to Chipping, Delamination, and Fatigue
    Yu Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..graded structures for next-generation dental and orthopedic prostheses with improved damage-tolerance, esthetics, and cementation properties...
  5. Free Form Fabrication of Dental Copings and Restorations.
    Joseph Cesarano; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..5) Production of blocks for existing dental CAD/CAM systems with graded color to enhance esthetics which are primarily now limited to monochromatic materials...
  6. INFLUENCES ON STABILITY FOLLOWING ORTHOGNATHIC SURGERY
    Ceib Phillips; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..by applicant): Patients seek treatment for dentofacial deformity with the expectation that their oral function, esthetics, and oral health will be improved and that their quality of life will be enhanced as a result of treatment...
  7. Improved Resin Bonded Dental Restoratives Based on Nanogel-modified Adhesives
    Jeffrey Stansbury; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..in the US each year and most of these are resin-bonded composite materials which have good initial strength and esthetics but also a high failure/replacement rate...
  8. CERAMIC WHISKER REINFORCEMENT OF DENTAL COMPOSITE RESINS
    HUAKUN XU; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..and toughness, and promising results on polishability, water absorption and strength durability, enamel wear and esthetics. The goals of this project are to i) to investigate the whisker reinforcement mechanisms for dental resins; ii) ..
  9. Ordered Dental Nanocomposites
    George R Baran; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed research will lead to the development of novel dental composites with improved esthetics and lower polymerization shrinkage (and reduced incidence of recurrent decay)...
  10. Novel F-releasing Nanocomposite Reinforced by Zirconia Nanofibers
    Xiaoming Xu; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..have been used to improve the strength and fracture toughness of composites, but the chemical stability, esthetics and handling properties of these materials are unsatisfactory...
  11. Mechinable Ceramics:Optimizing Performance/Properties
    E Rekow; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..By layering these materials, the conflicting demands for strength and esthetics can be met...
  12. A Unified Surgical Instrument System for Periodontal Minimally Invasive Surgery
    STEPHEN HARREL; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..regeneration of lost tissue, results in less patient trauma, less postoperative pain, better post surgical esthetics, and a more rapid return to normal function...
  13. Free Form Fabrication of Dental Copings and Restorations
    Joe Cesarano; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..5) Production of blocks for existing dental CAD/CAM systems with graded color to enhance esthetics which are primarily now limited to monochromatic materials...
  14. High Toughness Textured Ceramics for Biomedical Use
    Isabelle Denry; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..objective of this proposal is to develop a dental glass-ceramic that combines high strength and excellent esthetics. An additional goal is to produce bioactive ceramics with improved toughness...
  15. PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS OF DENTOFACIAL MALOCCLUSION
    LEE GRABER; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..The purpose of this series of studies is to examine the general esthetics of malocclusion in order to examine its impact on rated attractiveness and physiognomic stereotyping...
  16. COLORANT FORMULATION OF POLYMERIC PROSTHETIC MATERIALS
    William Johnston; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..For patients with severe facial trauma due to cancer or injury, proper esthetics would encourage successful recovery by enhancing self-esteem and eliminating debilitating psychological stress.
  17. EFFECT OF DIALYSIS UNIT DESIGN ON COMPLIANCE & STAFFING
    SHERRY BAME; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..amp; 11 in Texas; N=69 units, 3274 patients) to evaluate each unit's design features concerning control and esthetics; unit size, type, and organizational characteristics; and absenteeism/turnover rates per unit...
  18. Designed Bioactive Scaffolds for Mandibular Reconstruction
    RACHEL SCHEK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..CMF) reconstruction remains a significant challenge due to the complex geometry and the need to restore both esthetics and function, especially for large mandibular segmental defects resulting from tumor resection, trauma or ..
  19. GROWTH, SURGICAL AND SPEECH ASPECTS OF CLEFT PALATE
    HUGHLETT MORRIS; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..cleft lip and palate surgery as it influences developmental anatomy and physiology with regard to maxillofacial esthetics, speech production, and function...
  20. NEGLECT AND SPATIAL REPRESENTATIONS
    Anjan Chatterjee; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  21. Spatial language: Developmental and Neural Studies
    ANJAN K CHATTERJEE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our goal is to establish points of convergence in this aspect of spatial cognition across cognitive linguistics, developmental psychology, functional neuroimaging and neuropsychology. ..
  22. CONCEPTS AND LANGUAGE
    Anjan Chatterjee; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These studies will have theoretical implications for models of conceptual development and reasoning and practical implications for the treatment of aphasic patients. ..
  23. CONTROLLED-RELEASE SEALANT TO PREVENT SECONDARY CARIES
    Kenneth Anusavice; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..mutans, site specific levels of S. mutans at the margins of amalgam and composite restorations, and the width of marginal crevices adjacent to amalgam and composite restorations). ..
  24. Oral Health Research Training
    MICHAEL REDDY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Where clinical training is interdigitated with the program, the clinical program director reports on the clinical progress to Dr. Jeffcoat. Program structure will also include internal and external advisory committees. ..
  25. UAB Oral Health Research Curriculum Innovation
    MICHAEL REDDY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. Randomized Trial of Tinnitus Retraining Therapy
    Richard Tyler; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If TRT is shown to be no more effective than masking or counseling, professionals should focus on more efficient therapeutic techniques. This experiment will test the neurophysiological model of tinnitus. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. Long-term outcomes of head and neck cancer patients
    Gerry Funk; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. Evaluating Expectations for Breast Reconstruction
    Andrea Pusic; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. Study Designs & Analytic Strategies for Environmental & Policy Research in Obesit
    James Sallis; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..New investigators and minority investigators will be invited to participate in the conference. (End of Abstract) [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. Understanding Change in Physical Activity Postpartum
    KELLY EVENSON; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This proposal directly addresses the need to better understand multi-level factors involved in physical activity behavior change, RFA #CA-04-009 "Mechanisms of Physical Activity Behavior Change". ..
  31. Changes in sexual function following bariatric surgery
    DAVID SARWER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed study is innovative, as it will provide new and important information on the long-term effects of bariatric surgery on these important areas of quality of life. ..
  32. CONCEPTS AND THEORIES IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
    SUSAN GELMAN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  33. Place Representations in the Human Visual System
    Russell A Epstein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..As such, this knowledge could be critical for development of rehabilitation strategies in the blind. ..
  34. Adolescent Obesity: Academic-Community Partnership Conferences
    Bonnie Raingruber; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. FACTORS AFFECTING GROWTH OF BRUGIA MALAYI IN SCID MICE
    THIRUCHANDURAI RAJAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  36. Trials to Enhance Elders' Teeth/Oral Health (TEETH)
    Asuman Kiyak; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Every indication to date suggests a successful completion of this trial as projected. ..
  37. PERCEPTION AND PRODUCTION OF EXPRESSIVE MICROSTRUCTURE
    Bruno Repp; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This research is expected to provide new insights into the largely subconscious psychological processes underlying the flexible control of timing in both musical and nonmusical contexts. ..
  38. OPTIMIZATION OF LASER MEDIATED CARTILAGE RESHAPING
    Brian Wong; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The MCSDA will provide the applicant with the fundamental skills needed to become an independent investigator in biomedical optics, and allow further development as a basic scientist. ..
  39. Ecological Analysis of Physical Activity
    James Sallis; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Results will inform public health, land use, and transportation policies that could have population-wide impacts on physical activity. ..
  40. NonInvasive Optical Imaging of Vocal Cord Microstructure
    Brian Wong; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Application of OCT to microlaryngeal surgery may reduce iatrogenic phonatory disability by reducing trauma to delicate structures that accompanies conventional techniques. ..
  41. Indomethacin and p38 Regulating AP-1 In Heat Shock
    Jacob Locke; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  42. FACTORS AFFECTING GROWTH OF BRUGIA MALAVI IN SCID MICE
    THIRUCHANDURAI RAJAN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  43. Brugia Infections in Mice: Role of Eosinophils
    THIRUCHANDURAI RAJAN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We believe that the studies proposed herein will help us understand the mechanisms by which mammalian hosts combat infectious agents that are far larger than their own effector cells. ..
  44. GROWTH OF B MALAYI IN MURINE MODELS--ROLE OF NK CELLS
    THIRUCHANDURAI RAJAN; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Identification of the molecule(s) involved in the interaction could help us formulate a rationale approach to immunoprophylaxis, as well as pharmacology of lymphatic filarial parasites. ..
  45. Obesity, Body Image and Weight Maintenance
    DAVID SARWER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These studies have been selected to further develop my knowledge of the treatment of obesity, and the training program has been designed to facilitate my development as an independent investigator in the field of obesity. ..
  46. Spatial Attention in Visuomotor Processing
    TODD HANDY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  47. Analysis of thermoviscoelastic behavior in cartilage
    Brian Wong; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  48. Self-Focused Attention and Nonconscious Self-Evaluation
    PAUL SILVIA; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Examining the cognitive processes that give rise to automatic self-evaluation will enhance psychology's understanding of how to prevent, treat, and regulate maladaptive and self-defeating patterns of thought. ..
  49. Postoperative dietary counseling after bariatric surgery
    DAVID SARWER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results of this study could have a significant impact on the postoperative care of these individuals. ..
  50. Optimize Fat Grafting for Craniofacial Soft Tissue
    Stephen Baker; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Through this research project we hope to generate data that will seed larger, interdisciplinary research in this field. ..
  51. Novel surface treatment of fillers for dental composites
    Jeffrey Stansbury; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Positive preliminary data offer encouragement that this nanotechnology approach to the resin-filler interface can provide broadly applicable enhancements in function and longevity of widely used Dental restoratives. ..
  52. Spousal communication and cancer prevention behavior
    KELLY EVENSON; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The long-term goal of this research is to develop better interventions which help prevent cancer, and other chronic health conditions, by involving spouses in preventive behavior change programs. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  53. ORAL HEALTH INTERVENTION TRIAL IN OLDER ADULTS
    Ralph Saunders; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, given the current interest in links between periodontal disease and coronary heart disease, there is an urgent need to test oral health interventions within the context of systemic disease. ..
  54. Development of a Skin Cancer Quality of Life Insturment
    John Rhee; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....