Evidence-based medicine in plastic surgery

Evidence-based medicine in plastic surgery Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol (2017) 274:3533–3534 DOI 10.1007/s00405-016-4325-6 LETTE R T O T HE EDI T OR 1 1 1 • • Mauro Barone A. Cogliandro P. Persichetti Received: 19 September 2016 / Accepted: 26 September 2016 / Published online: 30 September 2016 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016 Sir, information to patients who request treatment is, for the most part, a quite significant and unique part of cosmetic We read with great interest the paper entitled ‘‘Ethics and surgery because cosmetic surgery is more commonly the facial plastic surgeon’’ published on September 2016 undertaken to correct an external defect for aesthetic by Sethi on your journal and we agree with the author to reasons than it is to correct a pathology for health and say that the patients can be protected and a genuine attempt survival [2]. The concept of modern surgery has evolved to heal can be made. from strictly a science that deals with a ‘‘disease to We published in 2015 a study [1] which suggests that treat’’ rather than the ‘‘patient to be cured’’ to a psy- patients require more attention in presurgical consulta- chosurgery, in which we aim to provide the patient with tions and that clear http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology Springer Journals

Evidence-based medicine in plastic surgery

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Medicine & Public Health; Otorhinolaryngology; Neurosurgery; Head and Neck Surgery
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