Bishara S Atiyeh

Summary

Affiliation: American University of Beirut Medical Center
Country: Lebanon

Publications

  1. ncbi Pharmacological modulation of wound healing in experimental burns
    Abdo Jurjus
    Human Morphology, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Burns 33:892-907. 2007
  2. ncbi Nonsurgical management of hypertrophic scars: evidence-based therapies, standard practices, and emerging methods
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 31:468-92; discussion 493-4. 2007
  3. ncbi Aesthetic surgery and religion: Islamic law perspective
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 32:1-10. 2008
  4. ncbi Nipple or areolar reduction with simultaneous breast augmentation
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:1009-10; author reply 1010. 2004
  5. ncbi Short scar vertical mammaplasty marking using the Wise pattern
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 30:626-8. 2006
  6. ncbi Moist exposed therapy: an effective and valid alternative to occlusive dressings for postlaser resurfacing wound care
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Dermatol Surg 30:18-25; discussion 25. 2004
  7. ncbi New technologies for burn wound closure and healing--review of the literature
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Burns 31:944-56. 2005
  8. ncbi Refinements of vertical scar mammaplasty: circumvertical skin excision design with limited inferior pole subdermal undermining and liposculpture of the inframammary crease
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 29:519-31. 2005
  9. ncbi Baclofen pump pocket infection: a case report of successful salvage with muscle flap
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int Wound J 3:23-8. 2006
  10. ncbi Pressure sores with associated spasticity: a clinical challenge
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int Wound J 2:77-80. 2005

Collaborators

  • Ghassan Skaf
  • Rania A Tohme
  • Ramzi Moucharafieh
  • Amir E Ibrahim
  • Abdo Jurjus
  • Saad A Dibo
  • Cynthia G El Kahi
  • Shady N Hayek
  • Ramzi S Musharrafieh
  • Alice Jurjus
  • Inaya Abdallah Hajj Hussein
  • Rosalyne Jurjus
  • Inaya M Abdallah
  • Alice Gerges
  • Marlene Abou Jaoude
  • Rosalyne A Jurjus
  • Ayman N Tawil
  • George Macari
  • Said S Saghieh

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. ncbi Pharmacological modulation of wound healing in experimental burns
    Abdo Jurjus
    Human Morphology, Faculty of Medicine, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Burns 33:892-907. 2007
    ..Such data are likely to be important for the development of novel strategies for wound healing since they shed some light on the potential formulations of temporally and combinatory optimized therapeutic regimens...
  2. ncbi Nonsurgical management of hypertrophic scars: evidence-based therapies, standard practices, and emerging methods
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 31:468-92; discussion 493-4. 2007
    ..Unfortunately, the distinction between hypertrophic scar treatments and keloid treatments is not obvious in most reports, making it difficult to assess the efficacy of hypertrophic scar treatment...
  3. ncbi Aesthetic surgery and religion: Islamic law perspective
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 32:1-10. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi Nipple or areolar reduction with simultaneous breast augmentation
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:1009-10; author reply 1010. 2004
  5. ncbi Short scar vertical mammaplasty marking using the Wise pattern
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 30:626-8. 2006
  6. ncbi Moist exposed therapy: an effective and valid alternative to occlusive dressings for postlaser resurfacing wound care
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Dermatol Surg 30:18-25; discussion 25. 2004
    ..Occlusive moisture-retentive dressings, however, are difficult to apply and maintain in position and may as well be complicated by serious infections...
  7. ncbi New technologies for burn wound closure and healing--review of the literature
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Burns 31:944-56. 2005
    ..Severe burn patients invariably lack sufficient adequate skin donor sites requiring alternative methods of skin replacement. The present review summarizes available replacement technologies...
  8. ncbi Refinements of vertical scar mammaplasty: circumvertical skin excision design with limited inferior pole subdermal undermining and liposculpture of the inframammary crease
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 29:519-31. 2005
    ..Simplified circumvertical drawing that uses the familiar Wise pattern also is described...
  9. ncbi Baclofen pump pocket infection: a case report of successful salvage with muscle flap
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int Wound J 3:23-8. 2006
    ..Three months later, the pump's refill site could be easily identified manually for pump refill. There were no signs of recurrent infection during the 2-year follow-up period...
  10. ncbi Pressure sores with associated spasticity: a clinical challenge
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int Wound J 2:77-80. 2005
    ..Spasticity control should be included as a prerequisite for any treatment protocol of such patients...
  11. ncbi Effect of silver on burn wound infection control and healing: review of the literature
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Burns 33:139-48. 2007
    ..The ultimate goal remains the choice of a product with a superior profile of infection control over host cell cytotoxicity...
  12. ncbi Cultured epithelial autograft (CEA) in burn treatment: three decades later
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Burns 33:405-13. 2007
    ..Progress accomplished since Reinwald and Green first described their keratinocyte culture technique is reviewed...
  13. doi Nonsurgical nonablative treatment of aging skin: radiofrequency technologies between aggressive marketing and evidence-based efficacy
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 33:283-94. 2009
    ..The current review aims at summarizing the various nonablative methods currently in use for skin rejuvenation and to evaluate the evidence-based efficacy of a particular nonablative radiofrequency (NARF) method: monopolar radiofrequency...
  14. ncbi Numeric expression of aesthetics and beauty
    B S Atiyeh
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 32:209-16; discussion 217-9. 2008
    ....
  15. ncbi Contouring of the male anterior chest following bariatric surgery and massive weight loss
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Aesthet Surg J 28:688-96. 2008
    ..We suggest a surgical technique that involves a torsoplasty with concomitant nipple-areolar complex transposition, resulting in adequate male chest contouring with well hidden scars...
  16. doi Burn prevention mechanisms and outcomes: pitfalls, failures and successes
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Mediterranean Council for Burns and Fire Disasters MBC, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Burns 35:181-93. 2009
    ..Burn prevention is not easy, but easy or not, we have no options; burns must be prevented...
  17. doi Cosmetic mesotherapy: between scientific evidence, science fiction, and lucrative business
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 32:842-9. 2008
    ..Just as absence of proof is not proof of absence, lack of scientific validation is not proof that it does not work...
  18. ncbi Keloid or hypertrophic scar: the controversy: review of the literature
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Ann Plast Surg 54:676-80. 2005
    ..The present report is an attempt to clarify the longstanding controversy regarding these 2 similar yet separate and nonidentical entities by highlighting the reported points of differentiation as well as the similarities...
  19. ncbi State of the art in burn treatment
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center on Burns and Fire Disasters, Beirut, Lebanon
    World J Surg 29:131-48. 2005
    ..The present article is a literature review of the most up-to-date modalities applied to burn treatment without overlooking the numerous controversies that still persist...
  20. ncbi The transverse intra-areolar infra-nipple incision for augmentation mammaplasty
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division of Plastic and Recontructive Surgery, American University of Beiryut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 26:151-5. 2002
    ..The resultant scar is minimal and can be easily camouflaged by the pigmented and contractile areolar skin...
  21. ncbi Management of acute and chronic open wounds: the importance of moist environment in optimal wound healing
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon
    Curr Pharm Biotechnol 3:179-95. 2002
    ..A review of available dressing materials is reported with emphasis on the newly developed concept of moist environment for optimal healing. a practical guide for dressing selection is also proposed...
  22. pmc Military and civilian burn injuries during armed conflicts
    B S Atiyeh
    Secretary General, Mediterranean Council for Burns and Fire Disasters MBC, WHO Collaborating Centre, Division Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Centre, Beirut, Lebanon E mail
    Ann Burns Fire Disasters 20:203-15. 2007
    ..The mechanisms and patterns of injury produced by each class of weapons are examined so that a better understanding of burn management in a warfare situation may be achieved...
  23. ncbi Benefit-cost analysis of moist exposed burn ointment
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Burns 28:659-63. 2002
    ....
  24. ncbi Metabolic implications of severe burn injuries and their management: a systematic review of the literature
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    World J Surg 32:1857-69. 2008
    ..The present review aims at summarizing the new treatment modalities established to reduce the catabolic burden of severe burn injuries, for which there is some evidence-based support...
  25. doi An unusual amniotic rupture sequence with thoracoabdominal restricting band, low-set posterior hairline, and trapezius contracture
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Craniofac Surg 21:1400-3. 2010
    ..Amnion rupture sequence with adhesion band seems to be the most probable cause of this rare combination of anomalies...
  26. ncbi Distally based sural fasciocutaneous cross-leg flap: a new application of an old procedure
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:1470-4. 2003
  27. ncbi Improving scar quality: a prospective clinical study
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 26:470-6. 2002
    ..Statistical analysis of scar assessment scores demonstrated marked prevention of unfavorable scars with improved cosmetic results following MEBO prophylactic therapy...
  28. doi Wound cleansing, topical antiseptics and wound healing
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int Wound J 6:420-30. 2009
    ..The present review summarises the various antiseptics in use and their negative impact on the wound healing mechanisms. It is clear that the role of antiseptics on wounds and their role in wound care management need to be reconsidered...
  29. doi Vertical and horizontal coordinates of the nipple-areola complex position in males
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Ann Plast Surg 63:499-502. 2009
    ..The internipple distance can be determined with 95% accuracy and the distance from the suprasternal notch can be determined in 80% of cases within a range of 3.33 +/- 1.25 cm...
  30. doi Mammary myocutaneous-glandular flap for reconstruction of oncological defects of the anterior midline chest wall
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 43:225-9. 2009
    ....
  31. ncbi Combined arcus marginalis release, preseptal orbicularis muscle sling, and SOOF plication for midfacial rejuvenation
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 28:197-202. 2004
    ..The technique is simple and safe, resulting in a pleasing natural midface contour...
  32. doi Aesthetic/Cosmetic surgery and ethical challenges
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Mediterranean Council for Burns and Fire Disasters MBC, Palermo, Italy
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 32:829-39; discussion 840-1. 2008
    ..In the long run, how one skillfully and ethically practices the art of plastic surgery will always speak louder than any words...
  33. ncbi Improved scar quality following primary and secondary healing of cutaneous wounds
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 27:411-7. 2003
    ..Statistical analysis revealed that for both types of wound healing, scar quality was significantly superior in those wounds treated with MEBO...
  34. doi Modulation of wound contracture alpha-smooth muscle actin and multispecific vitronectin receptor integrin alphavbeta3 in the rabbit's experimental model
    Cynthia G El Kahi
    Department of Human Morphology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int Wound J 6:214-24. 2009
    ....
  35. doi Stem cell facelift: between reality and fiction
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    American University of Beirut Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Beirut, Lebanon
    Aesthet Surg J 33:334-8. 2013
    ..To claim that the "stem cell facelift" is a complete facial rejuvenation procedure surgery is unethical...
  36. doi Reverse tissue expansion by liposuction deflation for revision of post-surgical thigh scars
    Amir E Ibrahim
    Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int Wound J 8:622-31. 2011
    ..We call this method 'reverse tissue expansion'...
  37. ncbi Scar quality and physiologic barrier function restoration after moist and moist-exposed dressings of partial-thickness wounds
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Dermatol Surg 29:14-20. 2003
    ....
  38. doi Barbed sutures "lunch time" lifting: evidence-based efficacy
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    J Cosmet Dermatol 9:132-41. 2010
    ..The popularity of barbed suture lifting has waned for the time being. Certainly, it should not be presented as an alternative to a face-lift...
  39. doi Management of delayed capsular hematoma after breast reconstruction
    Amir E Ibrahim
    Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, P O Box 11 0236, 4th Floor, Phase I, Room C 456, Riad El Solh, Beirut, 1107 2020, Lebanon
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 35:923-7. 2011
    ....
  40. doi Management of war-related burn injuries: lessons learned from recent ongoing conflicts providing exceptional care in unusual places
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Euro Mediterranean Council for Burns and Fire Disasters MBC, Palermo, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 21:1529-37. 2010
    ....
  41. ncbi Treatment of toxic epidermal necrolysis with moisture-retentive ointment: a case report and review of the literature
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Dermatol Surg 29:185-8. 2003
    ....
  42. ncbi Provision of essential surgery in remote and rural areas of developed as well as low and middle income countries
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Division Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int J Surg 8:581-5. 2010
    ..However, provision of essential surgery in remote and rural areas of developed as well as low and middle income countries remains totally inadequate and poses great challenges...
  43. ncbi Epidermoid cyst of the thumb
    Ramzi S Musharrafieh
    Divisions of Orthopedic Surgery, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon
    Orthopedics 25:862-3. 2002
  44. ncbi Salvage of baclofen pump pocket infection with muscle flap
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:1661-3. 2004
  45. ncbi Efficacy of moist exposed burn ointment in the management of cutaneous wounds and ulcers: a multicenter pilot study
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Ann Plast Surg 48:226-7. 2002
  46. doi Transconjunctival septal suture repair for lower lid blepharoplasty
    Bishara S Atiyeh
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:1505-6; author reply 1506. 2008