G W Carlson

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Affiliation: Emory University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Technical advances in skin sparing mastectomy
    Grant W Carlson
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J Surg Oncol 2011:396901. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Management of malignant melanoma of the head and neck using dynamic lymphoscintigraphy and gamma probe-guided sentinel lymph node biopsy
    G W Carlson
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 126:433-7. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint The use of skin sparing mastectomy in the treatment of breast cancer: The Emory experience
    Grant W Carlson
    Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory University, 1365B, Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Surg Oncol 12:265-9. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Local recurrence of ductal carcinoma in situ after skin-sparing mastectomy
    Grant W Carlson
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta GA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:1074-8; discussion 1078-80. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The amount of metastatic melanoma in a sentinel lymph node: does it have prognostic significance?
    Grant W Carlson
    Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:575-81. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Local recurrence after skin-sparing mastectomy: tumor biology or surgical conservatism?
    Grant W Carlson
    Winship Cancer Institute, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:108-12. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint The definition of the sentinel lymph node in melanoma based on radioactive counts
    Grant W Carlson
    Departments of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:929-33. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Effects of radiation therapy on pedicled transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap breast reconstruction
    Grant W Carlson
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 60:568-72. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Total mastectomy under local anesthesia: the tumescent technique
    Grant W Carlson
    Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Breast J 11:100-2. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer after augmentation mammaplasty: treatment by skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate reconstruction
    G W Carlson
    Emory Clinic Atlanta, GA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 107:687-92. 2001

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Publications49

  1. pmc Technical advances in skin sparing mastectomy
    Grant W Carlson
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J Surg Oncol 2011:396901. 2011
    ..The procedure has gained wide acceptance and has undergone numerous technical advances since its introduction over twenty years ago. Careful patient selection and choice of skin incisions are necessary to avoid complications...
  2. ncbi request reprint Management of malignant melanoma of the head and neck using dynamic lymphoscintigraphy and gamma probe-guided sentinel lymph node biopsy
    G W Carlson
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 126:433-7. 2000
    ..It allows accurate nodal staging, and targets patients who may benefit from regional lymphadenectomy and systemic therapy; however, its use in the management of head and neck melanoma has not been widely accepted...
  3. ncbi request reprint The use of skin sparing mastectomy in the treatment of breast cancer: The Emory experience
    Grant W Carlson
    Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory University, 1365B, Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Surg Oncol 12:265-9. 2003
    ..Long-term follow-up of the use of skin sparing mastectomy (SSM) in the treatment of breast cancer is presented to determine the impact of local recurrence (LR) on survival...
  4. ncbi request reprint Local recurrence of ductal carcinoma in situ after skin-sparing mastectomy
    Grant W Carlson
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta GA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:1074-8; discussion 1078-80. 2007
    ..Because DCIS is generally not clinically apparent, there is a potential for inadequate excision when SSM is performed. Risk factors for local recurrence after SSM for DCIS are examined...
  5. ncbi request reprint The amount of metastatic melanoma in a sentinel lymph node: does it have prognostic significance?
    Grant W Carlson
    Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:575-81. 2003
    ..The amount of metastatic disease in the sentinel lymph node (SLN) is examined as a prognostic factor in malignant melanoma...
  6. ncbi request reprint Local recurrence after skin-sparing mastectomy: tumor biology or surgical conservatism?
    Grant W Carlson
    Winship Cancer Institute, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:108-12. 2003
    ..Long-term follow-up of the use of skin-sparing mastectomy (SSM) in the treatment of breast cancer is presented to determine the impact of local recurrence (LR) on survival...
  7. ncbi request reprint The definition of the sentinel lymph node in melanoma based on radioactive counts
    Grant W Carlson
    Departments of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:929-33. 2002
    ..There is no consensus on the definition of a hot, nonblue sentinel lymph node (SLN), despite the widespread use of radiocolloid in SLN mapping...
  8. doi request reprint Effects of radiation therapy on pedicled transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap breast reconstruction
    Grant W Carlson
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 60:568-72. 2008
    ..There was no difference in TRAM flap complications in any of the groups that received radiation therapy...
  9. ncbi request reprint Total mastectomy under local anesthesia: the tumescent technique
    Grant W Carlson
    Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Breast J 11:100-2. 2005
    ..The mean operative time was 35 minutes (range 24-46 minutes). The tumescent technique is a safe, effective method for performing a total mastectomy in patients who would not be considered candidates for general anesthesia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer after augmentation mammaplasty: treatment by skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate reconstruction
    G W Carlson
    Emory Clinic Atlanta, GA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 107:687-92. 2001
    ..Depending on the tumor and implant location, the implant may be preserved without compromising local control...
  11. doi request reprint Regional recurrence after negative sentinel lymph node biopsy for melanoma
    Grant W Carlson
    Department of Surgery, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, 1365C Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Ann Surg 248:378-86. 2008
    ..Sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy has shown great utility in the management of melanoma. An analysis of regional recurrence in previously mapped negative SLN basins as the first site of relapse is performed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Sentinel lymph node mapping for thick (>or=4-mm) melanoma: should we be doing it?
    Grant W Carlson
    Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:408-15. 2003
    ..Thick (>or=4-mm) primary melanomas are believed to be associated with a high incidence of occult distant metastases. The use of sentinel lymph node (SLN) mapping and biopsy in the treatment lesions has been questioned...
  13. ncbi request reprint Is sentinel node status predictive of overall survival in patients with melanoma?
    Grant W Carlson
    Emory University and Crawford W Long Hospital, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Oncol 2:494-5. 2005
  14. ncbi request reprint Results of immediate breast reconstruction after skin-sparing mastectomy
    G W Carlson
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 46:222-8. 2001
    ..6%) flaps. SSM can be used in the treatment of invasive breast cancer without compromising local control. The aesthetic results of the three methods were similar, but tissue expander reconstruction had a higher failure rate...
  15. ncbi request reprint Melanoma patients with positive sentinel nodes who did not undergo completion lymphadenectomy: a multi-institutional study
    Sandra L Wong
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:809-16. 2006
    ..This multi-institutional study was undertaken to characterize patterns of failure and survival rates in these patients and to compare results with those of positive-SLN patients who underwent CLND...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prediction of nonsentinel lymph node involvement in patients with a positive sentinel lymph node in malignant melanoma
    Andrew J Page
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am Surg 73:674-8; discussion 678-9. 2007
    ..The SLN sample and minimal SLN metastatic disease when defined as isolated clusters of cells warrant further study as a potential indicator against CLND after positive SLN...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sentinel lymph node biopsy in the management of cutaneous head and neck melanoma
    Grant W Carlson
    Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:721-8. 2005
    ..8 percent. Completion lymphadenectomy revealed residual disease in seven patients (33.3 percent). Sentinel lymph node mapping for head and neck melanoma can be performed with results comparable to those of other anatomical sites...
  18. doi request reprint The use of fluorescein dye as a predictor of mastectomy skin flap viability following autologous tissue reconstruction
    Albert Losken
    Emory Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 61:24-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this series was to evaluate objectively the utility of fluorescein dye as a tool to assist with evaluation of eventual flap viability or flap necrosis...
  19. doi request reprint Outcomes evaluation following bilateral breast reconstruction using latissimus dorsi myocutaneous flaps
    Albert Losken
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 65:17-22. 2010
    ..The latissimus dorsi remains a reliable option for bilateral breast reconstruction. Although patient satisfaction with this approach remains high, functional impairment can occur and needs to be appropriately discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Trends in unilateral breast reconstruction and management of the contralateral breast: the Emory experience
    Albert Losken
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:89-97. 2002
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  21. ncbi request reprint Factors that influence the completion of breast reconstruction
    Albert Losken
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Ste 84300, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 52:258-61; discussion 262. 2004
    ..Delayed reconstruction, the need for radiation therapy, any complication, and more risk factors significantly increased the number of secondary procedures required to complete the reconstructive process...
  22. ncbi request reprint Significance of intraabdominal compartment pressures following TRAM flap breast reconstruction and the correlation of results
    Albert Losken
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:2257-64. 2002
    ..Tension-free mesh closure seemed to have a protective effect. Symptomatic trends and certain complications were associated with, and possibly explained by, an elevated intraabdominal pressure...
  23. ncbi request reprint Rapid immunohistochemistry of sentinel lymph nodes for metastatic melanoma
    Grant E Eudy
    Department of Pathology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Hum Pathol 34:797-802. 2003
    ..Section folds and background stain can make interpretation difficult. Intraoperative time constraints require a more rapid technique. A recent consensus group has discouraged frozen-section examination of SLN...
  24. ncbi request reprint Thoracic reconstruction with the omentum: indications, complications, and results
    C S Hultman
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 46:242-9. 2001
    ..Hultman CS, Culbertson JH, Jones GE, et al. Thoracic reconstruction with the omentum: indications, complications, and results...
  25. ncbi request reprint Subarachnoid--pleural fistulae--management with a transdiaphragmatic pedicled greater omental flap: report of two cases
    J G Heller
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Emory Spine Clinic, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:1809-13. 2001
    ..This report describes the treatment of chronic subarachnoid--pleural fistulae using a pedicled greater omentum transfer flap...
  26. doi request reprint Routine biopsy of Cloquet's node is of limited value in sentinel node positive melanoma patients
    Carrie K Chu
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine and the Winship Cancer Institute, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Surg Oncol 102:315-20. 2010
    ..With earlier detection of microscopic regional disease in the era of sentinel node biopsy (SNB), frequency of positive CN may be so low that routine biopsy is unwarranted...
  27. doi request reprint Dual-plane prosthetic reconstruction using the modified wise pattern mastectomy and fasciocutaneous flap in women with macromastia
    Albert Losken
    Emory Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:731-8. 2010
    ..The authors reviewed their experience with a modified Wise pattern mastectomy and tissue expander reconstruction to improve safety...
  28. doi request reprint Utility of lymph node assessment for atypical spitzoid melanocytic neoplasms
    Bahair Ghazi
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2471-5. 2010
    ..This study attempts to characterize the significance of nodal disease in ASMN...
  29. ncbi request reprint The significance of intraabdominal compartment pressure after free versus pedicled TRAM flap breast reconstruction
    Albert Losken
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Surgical Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, and Atlanta Plastic Surgery, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:261-3. 2005
  30. doi request reprint The pectoralis major myocutaneous flap revisited: a reliable technique for head and neck reconstruction
    J Nicholas McLean
    Emory Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 64:570-3. 2010
    ..Patients who had radiation therapy had significantly higher complication rates. The PMMF flap remains a very versatile technique with proven reliability for soft tissue coverage of many head and neck defects...
  31. doi request reprint Three-dimensional digital evaluation of breast symmetry after breast conservation therapy
    Hunter R Moyer
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30315, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:227-32. 2008
    ..Although cosmesis is widely considered an advantage to this approach, objective evaluations of esthetic results are sparse...
  32. ncbi request reprint Importance of right subcostal incisions in patients undergoing TRAM flap breast reconstruction
    Albert Losken
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Suurgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 49:115-9. 2002
    ..Smoking influenced outcome further in patients with a subcostal incision, stressing the importance of proper patient selection...
  33. ncbi request reprint Radiation necrosis of the breast leading to mastectomy
    Samer Cabbabe
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Breast J 13:530-1. 2007
  34. ncbi request reprint Immediate endoscopic latissimus dorsi flap: risk or benefit in reconstructing partial mastectomy defects
    Albert Losken
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Surgical Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 53:1-5. 2004
    ..Stringent patient selection, confirmation of negative margins, and possibly delaying the latissimus flap transfer will maximize the benefits of this reconstructive modality while limiting the risk...
  35. pmc Increasing Age Is Associated with Worse Prognostic Factors and Increased Distant Recurrences despite Fewer Sentinel Lymph Node Positives in Melanoma
    A J Page
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory University Hospital, H120, 1364 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J Surg Oncol 2012:456987. 2012
    ..We propose that age-dependent variations in the primary tumor and the patient may predispose to a hematogenous route of spread for the older population, leading to worse survival...
  36. ncbi request reprint A reconstructive algorithm for plastic surgery following extensive chest wall resection
    A Losken
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Joseph B Whitehead Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA
    Br J Plast Surg 57:295-302. 2004
    ..The need for skeletal support was more prevalent in lateral and posterior-lateral defects. Flap reconstruction was required more often to cover large anterior defects, with regional flaps predominating...
  37. doi request reprint The use of oncoplastic reduction techniques to reconstruct partial mastectomy defects in women with ductal carcinoma in situ
    HanJoon M Song
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Altanta, Georgia 30308, USA
    Breast J 16:141-6. 2010
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Omental free flap reconstruction in complex head and neck deformities
    Albert Losken
    Divisions of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Surgical Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Winship Cancer Center, 1365B Clifton Rd, NE, Atlanta Georgia 30322, USA
    Head Neck 24:326-31. 2002
    ..Microvascular free flaps continue to revolutionize coverage options in head and neck reconstruction. This article reviews our 25-year experience with omental free tissue transfers...
  39. ncbi request reprint Management algorithm and outcome evaluation of partial mastectomy defects treated using reduction or mastopexy techniques
    Albert Losken
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 59:235-42. 2007
    ..The purpose of this series was to try to create a treatment algorithm based on patient selection, diagnosis, margins, and recurrence in an attempt to maintain oncologic safety, as well as to improve esthetic outcome...
  40. doi request reprint Syringomatous adenoma of the nipple--treatment by central mound resection and oncoplastic reconstruction
    Virginia L Oliva
    General Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Breast J 14:102-5. 2008
    ..This case report describes a case of SA of the nipple presenting as a chronic abscess. We discuss the surgical treatment including reconstruction after central mound resection as well as pathological findings...
  41. ncbi request reprint The utility of breast MRI in the management of breast cancer
    Paige Teller
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Breast J 16:394-403. 2010
    ..Changes are favorable for the majority of these cases. Patients undergoing evaluation for contralateral disease, invasive lobular carcinoma and assessment of chemotherapeutic response may derive a more meaningful benefit from MRI...
  42. doi request reprint The accuracy of virtual surgical planning in free fibula mandibular reconstruction: comparison of planned and final results
    Steven M Roser
    Department of Surgery, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:2824-32. 2010
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Real-time detection of gene expression in cancer cells using molecular beacon imaging: new strategies for cancer research
    Xiang Hong Peng
    Department of Surgery, Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Cancer Res 65:1909-17. 2005
    ..Thus, molecular beacon imaging is a simple and specific method for detecting gene expression in cancer cells. It has great potential for cancer detection and drug development...
  44. ncbi request reprint Salvage of infected spinal hardware with paraspinous muscle flaps: anatomic considerations with clinical correlation
    C Scott Hultman
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7195, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 57:521-8. 2006
    ..This study provides an anatomic and clinical investigation of posterior midline trunk reconstruction using paraspinous muscle flaps as the primary method of repair...
  45. doi request reprint Long-term role of external breast prostheses after total mastectomy
    Simone W Glaus
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Breast J 15:385-93. 2009
    ..Given the long-term importance of external breast prostheses for women who have undergone mastectomy, a greater effort to inform patients about external breast prostheses prior to surgery is needed...
  46. pmc Utility of the omentum in the reconstruction of complex extraperitoneal wounds and defects: donor-site complications in 135 patients from 1975 to 2000
    C Scott Hultman
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill 27599 7195, USA
    Ann Surg 235:782-95. 2002
    ..To examine donor-site complications after omental harvest for the reconstruction of extraperitoneal wounds and defects...
  47. ncbi request reprint Pseudoangiomatous stromal hyperplasia. A case for bilateral mastectomy in a 12-year-old girl
    Kimberly A Singh
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Breast J 13:603-6. 2007
    ..To our knowledge, our patient is the youngest patient to have nodular PASH and to undergo bilateral mastectomies...
  48. ncbi request reprint Age and the incidence of sentinel lymph node metastases in melanoma
    Grant W Carlson
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:236-7. 2004
  49. ncbi request reprint The evolution of extremity reconstruction for soft tissue sarcoma
    Grant W Carlson
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:610-1. 2006