Eur J Plast Surg (2016) 39:81–82 DOI 10.1007/s00238-015-1118-x LETTER TO THE EDITOR 1 1 1 Paul Heidekrueger & Peter Niclas Broer & Milomir Ninkovic Received: 4 March 2015 /Accepted: 3 June 2015 /Published online: 20 June 2015 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015 Sir, tions. Rates of plastic surgery procedures performed per 100, According to 2014 statistics by the International Society of Aes- 000 population were calculated relying on latest national pop- thetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), based on annual surveys on per- ulation censuses as published by the United Nations. In addi- formed aesthetic surgeries worldwide, more than 23 million cos- tion, number of surgeries performed per surgeon was related metic surgical and nonsurgical procedures were performed to the total number of board-certified plastic surgeons practic- worldwide in 2013. Almost 5 million of these were surgical ing in the respective country as published by ISAPS. procedures . According to this methodology, new rankings were com- In 2014, ISAPS ranked Brazil first (1,491,721 procedures), piled and percentage differences calculated. Considering un- the USA second (1,452,356 procedures), Mexico third (486, derlying national total populations, distribution and ranking of 499 procedures) followed by Germany, Colombia, Venezuela, plastic surgical procedures changed substantially. In contrast Spain,
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