Michele A Shermak

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pearls and perils of caring for the postbariatric body contouring patient
    Michele A Shermak
    Plastic Surgery Center of Maryland, Lutherville, MD 21093, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:585e-596e. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Increasing age impairs outcomes in breast reduction surgery
    Michele A Shermak
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 128:1182-7. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Body contouring
    Michele A Shermak
    Plastic Surgery Center of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:963e-978e. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Does thighplasty for upper thigh laxity after massive weight loss require a vertical incision?
    Michele A Shermak
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Aesthet Surg J 29:513-22. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Maintenance of weight loss after body contouring surgery for massive weight loss
    Michele A Shermak
    Department of Surgery and Division of Plastic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:2114-9. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Barbed suture impact on wound closure in body contouring surgery
    Michele A Shermak
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:1735-41. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint An outcomes analysis of patients undergoing body contouring surgery after massive weight loss
    Michele A Shermak
    Department of Surgery and the Division of Plastic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:1026-31. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Massive panniculectomy after massive weight loss
    Michele A Manahan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:2191-7; discussion 2198-9. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Biomechanical properties of skin in massive weight loss patients
    Shelly Choo
    The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Division of Plastic Surgery, 4940 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Obes Surg 20:1422-8. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Financial analysis of factors impacting reimbursement for abdominoplasty
    Michele A Shermak
    Division of Plastic Surgery and Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Obes Surg 19:1236-9. 2009

Collaborators

  • Michael A Schweitzer
  • Shelly Choo
  • Jeffrey E Schreiber
  • Michele A Manahan
  • Daniel Most
  • Manuel Nastai
  • Jessie Mallalieu
  • Guy Marti
  • Navin K Singh
  • Jeffrey Kozlow
  • Jennifer Heller

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Pearls and perils of caring for the postbariatric body contouring patient
    Michele A Shermak
    Plastic Surgery Center of Maryland, Lutherville, MD 21093, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:585e-596e. 2012
    ..The aim of this review is to share these pearls and pitfalls to assist in patient management and in optimization of outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint Increasing age impairs outcomes in breast reduction surgery
    Michele A Shermak
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 128:1182-7. 2011
    ..Although multiple breast reduction outcomes studies have been performed, none has specifically identified the impact of advanced age. The authors aimed to study the impact of age on breast reduction outcome...
  3. doi request reprint Body contouring
    Michele A Shermak
    Plastic Surgery Center of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:963e-978e. 2012
    ..2. Describe operative approaches for brachioplasty, upper body lift, abdominoplasty, lower body lift, and thigh lift. 3. Identify complications and pitfalls related to body lifting and describe how to avoid them...
  4. doi request reprint Does thighplasty for upper thigh laxity after massive weight loss require a vertical incision?
    Michele A Shermak
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Aesthet Surg J 29:513-22. 2009
    ..The thigh is one of the more complex regions to address in MWL patients because of the differing degree, location, and quality of skin excess and fatty tissue, as well as surgical risk factors...
  5. doi request reprint Maintenance of weight loss after body contouring surgery for massive weight loss
    Michele A Shermak
    Department of Surgery and Division of Plastic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:2114-9. 2008
    ..Surgery has been reported to be more effective in achieving long-term weight loss. The authors aimed to determine whether massive weight loss is maintained or improved after body contouring...
  6. doi request reprint Barbed suture impact on wound closure in body contouring surgery
    Michele A Shermak
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:1735-41. 2010
    ..Absorbable barbed suture is one potential solution. The authors present their experience with this suture in wound closure for different body regions...
  7. ncbi request reprint An outcomes analysis of patients undergoing body contouring surgery after massive weight loss
    Michele A Shermak
    Department of Surgery and the Division of Plastic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:1026-31. 2006
    ..Although published reports about technical management of massive weight loss patients are beginning to appear, risk factors for complications following body contouring operations are not known...
  8. ncbi request reprint Massive panniculectomy after massive weight loss
    Michele A Manahan
    Division of Plastic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:2191-7; discussion 2198-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze a series of massive panniculectomies greater than 10 pounds following massive weight loss and to investigate the outcomes achieved...
  9. doi request reprint Biomechanical properties of skin in massive weight loss patients
    Shelly Choo
    The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Division of Plastic Surgery, 4940 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Obes Surg 20:1422-8. 2010
    ..Growing success of weight loss programs has brought about an increase in the MWL population. Skin quality is thought to be impaired by MWL, but there are no compelling studies that have fully addressed the structural mechanisms involved...
  10. doi request reprint Financial analysis of factors impacting reimbursement for abdominoplasty
    Michele A Shermak
    Division of Plastic Surgery and Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Obes Surg 19:1236-9. 2009
    ..With growth in numbers of abdominoplasty procedures performed, we studied our experience with reimbursement and factors that impacted reimbursement and indirectly access to care...
  11. doi request reprint Seroma development following body contouring surgery for massive weight loss: patient risk factors and treatment strategies
    Michele A Shermak
    Division of Plastic Surgery and the Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:280-8. 2008
    ..The most common complications following body contouring surgery for massive weight loss include delayed wound healing and seroma. The authors investigated risk factors for seroma in this patient population and describe treatment strategies...
  12. ncbi request reprint Hernia repair and abdominoplasty in gastric bypass patients
    Michele A Shermak
    Division of Plastic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:1145-50; discussion 1151-2. 2006
    ..With increasing prevalence of such patients, the authors aim to improve understanding and treatment of this disease entity and thereby improve patient outcomes...
  13. doi request reprint Management of back rolls
    Michele A Shermak
    Division of Plastic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Aesthet Surg J 28:348-56. 2008
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  14. pmc Do preexisting abdominal scars threaten wound healing in abdominoplasty?
    Michele A Shermak
    The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Division of Plastic Surgery and Department of Surgery, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Eplasty 10:e14. 2010
    ..Abdominal scars may impair healing after abdominoplasty. We aimed to determine whether right subcostal or upper midline scars led to increased wound healing problems...
  15. ncbi request reprint Factors impacting thromboembolism after bariatric body contouring surgery
    Michele A Shermak
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21224, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:1590-6; discussion 1597-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to define the risk of venous thromboembolism within the massive weight loss population undergoing body contouring procedures...
  16. ncbi request reprint The effect of liposuction and diet on ghrelin, adiponectin, and leptin levels in obese Zucker rats
    Jeffrey E Schreiber
    Division of Plastic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:1829-35. 2006
    ..In addition, they altered the fat and carbohydrate content of the rats' postoperative diets to determine whether diet affects hormonal levels and/or liposuction outcome...
  17. ncbi request reprint Thromboembolism in plastic surgery
    Daniel Most
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:20e-30e. 2005
    ..This article provides methods for understanding and preventing deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolus in plastic surgery...