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Position Statements

Migraine Headache Surgery
Published 2018

This policy statement examines the safety and efficacy of peripheral nerve/trigger site surgery for refractory chronic migraine headache (MH).

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Concurrent Surgery
Published 2017

This policy statement details recommendations for the safety and efficacy of a single surgeon performing concurrent/overlapping surgery.

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Breast Implant Specimens and Pathology
Published 2016

This position statement details recommendations for what samples to send for pathology examination in the event of suspicious or confirmed cases of Breast Implant-Associated ALCL.

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Stem Cells and Fat Grafting
Published 2011

The following position statement addresses the concerns emerging from claims relating to stem cell therapies in aesthetic plastic surgery.

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Archived Position Statements

Archived Position Statements are not accessible to the public, but ASPS members may download and view the documents after entering their ASPS login credentials.