Ivica Ducic

Summary

Affiliation: Georgetown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of surgical treatment for chronic postoperative breast and abdominal pain attributed to the intercostal nerve
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:304-10. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Indications and outcomes for surgical treatment of patients with chronic migraine headaches caused by occipital neuralgia
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 123:1453-61. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Tibial nerve decompression: reliable exposure using shorter incisions
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Microsurgery 32:533-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Common nerve decompressions of the upper extremity: reliable exposure using shorter incisions
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 68:606-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Innovative treatment of peripheral nerve injuries: combined reconstructive concepts
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 68:180-7. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Management of chronic leg and knee pain following surgery or trauma related to saphenous nerve and knee neuromata
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 64:35-40. 2010
  7. doi request reprint The role of peripheral nerve surgery in the treatment of chronic pain associated with amputation stumps
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:908-14; discussion 915-7. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Perioperative complications in patients undergoing peripheral nerve surgery
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 66:69-72. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Chronic headaches/migraines: extending indications for breast reduction
    Ivica Ducic
    Peripheral Nerve Surgery Institute, Department of Plastic Surgery, 1st Floor PHC Building, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:44-9. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Chronic postoperative breast pain: danger zones for nerve injuries
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:41-6. 2011

Detail Information

Publications65

  1. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of surgical treatment for chronic postoperative breast and abdominal pain attributed to the intercostal nerve
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:304-10. 2006
    ..Typically, affected patients experience a high degree of frustration in addition to persistent pain. Surgical options for management of this pain are not widely reported...
  2. doi request reprint Indications and outcomes for surgical treatment of patients with chronic migraine headaches caused by occipital neuralgia
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 123:1453-61. 2009
    ..The authors present the largest reported series of surgical neurolysis of the greater occipital nerve in the management of occipital neuralgia...
  3. doi request reprint Tibial nerve decompression: reliable exposure using shorter incisions
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Microsurgery 32:533-8. 2012
    ..This article introduces reproducible techniques that reliably provide exposure for release of known anatomical compression points of the tibial nerve, while minimizing the length of required skin incisions...
  4. doi request reprint Common nerve decompressions of the upper extremity: reliable exposure using shorter incisions
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 68:606-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this article is to introduce reproducible techniques that reliably allow the necessary anatomical exposure while minimizing the length of required skin incisions...
  5. doi request reprint Innovative treatment of peripheral nerve injuries: combined reconstructive concepts
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 68:180-7. 2012
    ..To identify the optimal sequence of techniques and resources, we reviewed our cases of upper extremity peripheral nerve reconstruction...
  6. doi request reprint Management of chronic leg and knee pain following surgery or trauma related to saphenous nerve and knee neuromata
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 64:35-40. 2010
    ..This study reports the largest series of surgically-corrected saphenous neuropathy in the literature...
  7. doi request reprint The role of peripheral nerve surgery in the treatment of chronic pain associated with amputation stumps
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:908-14; discussion 915-7. 2008
    ..Little attention has been given to the role of peripheral nerve surgery as an early treatment option...
  8. doi request reprint Perioperative complications in patients undergoing peripheral nerve surgery
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 66:69-72. 2011
    ..This study looks at complication rates in all types of peripheral nerve surgery, develops a complication classification system, and defines the most common variables associated with failures and complications...
  9. doi request reprint Chronic headaches/migraines: extending indications for breast reduction
    Ivica Ducic
    Peripheral Nerve Surgery Institute, Department of Plastic Surgery, 1st Floor PHC Building, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Road, NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:44-9. 2010
    ..Therefore, the authors conducted a retrospective review of their cases to evaluate this association...
  10. doi request reprint Chronic postoperative breast pain: danger zones for nerve injuries
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:41-6. 2011
    ..Breast pain interferes with sexual activity, as reported by 48 percent of patients, exercise (36 percent), social activity (13 percent), and employment (6 percent)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Algorithm for treatment of postoperative incisional groin pain after cesarean delivery or hysterectomy
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:27-31. 2006
    ..We present seven patients whose intractable pain lasted longer than 6 months and was not due to gynecologic disease or other obvious pathology...
  12. doi request reprint Minimally invasive peripheral nerve surgery: a short scar technique
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Peripheral Nerve Surgery Institute, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Microsurgery 30:622-6. 2010
    ..As peripheral nerve specialists can have a wide variety of training backgrounds, few standards of care exist with respect to necessary incision length, amount of dissection, and operative technique for common nerve decompressions...
  13. doi request reprint Management of chronic postoperative groin pain
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 60:294-8. 2008
    ..A management approach is proposed and the surgical technique is described for treatment of these patients...
  14. doi request reprint Posttraumatic headache: surgical management of supraorbital neuralgia
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:1943-8. 2008
    ..This may ensue following a traumatic or surgical insult to the supraorbital or supratrochlear nerve. Surgical management of these patients is only sporadically discussed in the available literature...
  15. doi request reprint The role of peripheral nerve surgery in the management of painful chronic wounds: indications and outcomes
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:193-7. 2008
    ..The authors used a novel approach to manage this difficult clinical situation, by addressing the sensory nerve supply to the affected wound region...
  16. doi request reprint Routine pathological evaluation of neuroma specimens: is there a rationale?
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 2007, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 26:497-500. 2010
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  17. doi request reprint A modified approach to sural nerve biopsy: minimizing complications
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 62:220-2. 2009
    ..The authors review the anatomy of the sural nerve, biopsy techniques described in the literature, and potential complications. A modified approach, based on a more proximal incision, and its outcomes are described...
  18. doi request reprint Benign peripheral nerve tumors: treatment algorithm and reconstructive options
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 63:156-61. 2009
    ..Nerve reconstruction with available conduits or allografts should be attempted to restore anatomic integrity to any killed fascicles, thereby minimizing possible deficits...
  19. doi request reprint Outcomes of microvascular reconstruction of single-vessel lower extremities: limb salvage versus amputation
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 25:475-8. 2009
    ..Using microvascular reconstructive techniques, it can be performed successfully and with the majority of patients regaining an ambulatory status...
  20. doi request reprint The role of peripheral nerve surgery in diabetic limb salvage
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D C 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:259S-269S. 2011
    ..The objective of this review is to define the role of peripheral nerve surgery in the treatment of diabetic patients with upper or lower extremity symptomatic peripheral neuropathy and/or chronic postoperative pain...
  21. doi request reprint Minimally invasive peripheral nerve surgery: peroneal nerve neurolysis
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
    Microsurgery 32:26-30. 2012
    ..Both patients and surgeons recognize the value of procedures that minimize scarring and tissue dissection. No previous reports have described a minimally invasive technique for peroneal nerve neurolysis, or evaluated its safety...
  22. ncbi request reprint The clinical importance of variations in the surgical anatomy of the superficial peroneal nerve in the mid-third of the lateral leg
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 56:635-8. 2006
    ..1%) of the specimens, the SPN traveled only within the anterior compartment. These results confirm 4 anatomic variants of the SPN, which will aid surgeons in locating the nerve in the lateral aspect of the leg...
  23. doi request reprint Occipital artery vasculitis not identified as a mechanism of occipital neuralgia-related chronic migraine headaches
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Peripheral Nerve Surgery Institute, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 128:908-12. 2011
    ..The authors evaluated the possibility of unrecognized vasculitis of the occipital artery as a potential mechanism of occipital neuralgia arising from the occipital artery/greater occipital nerve junction...
  24. doi request reprint Lower extremity free flap reconstruction outcomes using venous coupler
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Microsurgery 31:360-4. 2011
    ..Many studies have validated the efficacy of these devices for venous anastomosis. To date, there have been no large reports of their success in the anatomical region with the highest free flap failure rate, the lower extremity...
  25. doi request reprint Complex perineal and groin wound reconstruction using the extended dissection technique of the gracilis flap
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:472-8. 2008
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first study applying the extended-dissection technique as described by Hasen et al. to pedicled gracilis flaps...
  26. doi request reprint Anatomical variations of the occipital nerves: implications for the treatment of chronic headaches
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 123:859-63; discussion 864. 2009
    ..Classic anatomical descriptions of their paths have differed from some recent published reports...
  27. ncbi request reprint Treatment concepts for idiopathic and iatrogenic femoral nerve mononeuropathy
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 55:397-401. 2005
    ..In each case, symptomatic and objective improvement was achieved with femoral neurolysis. We suggest guidelines for the management of those patients who fail to respond to conservative therapy and indications for surgical intervention...
  28. doi request reprint A positive Tinel sign as predictor of pain relief or sensory recovery after decompression of chronic tibial nerve compression in patients with diabetic neuropathy
    A Lee Dellon
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 28:235-40. 2012
    ..It is concluded that a positive Tinel sign over the tibial nerve at the tarsal tunnel in a diabetic patient with chronic nerve compression at this location predicts significant relief of pain and improvement in plantar sensibility...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of obesity on flap and donor-site complications in pedicled TRAM flap breast reconstruction
    Scott L Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D C 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:788-95. 2007
    ..This study examined the effect of obesity on complications in patients undergoing pedicled TRAM flap breast reconstruction...
  30. ncbi request reprint The effect of smoking on flap and donor-site complications in pedicled TRAM breast reconstruction
    Scott L Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:1873-80. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of smoking on flap, donor-site, and other individual and multiple complications in pedicled transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous (TRAM) flap breast reconstruction...
  31. doi request reprint Postoperative headache following acoustic neuroma resection: occipital nerve injuries are associated with a treatable occipital neuralgia
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Headache 52:1136-45. 2012
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  32. doi request reprint Revascularization of a specific angiosome for limb salvage: does the target artery matter?
    Richard F Neville
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D C 20007, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 23:367-73. 2009
    ..Although many factors must be considered in choosing the target artery for revascularization, consideration should be given to revascularization of the artery directly feeding the ischemic angiosome...
  33. ncbi request reprint Outcome of skin graft versus flap surgery in the salvage of the exposed achilles tendon in diabetics versus nondiabetics
    Christopher E Attinger
    The Limb Center, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:2460-7. 2006
    ..In this article, the authors examine whether skin graft coverage of the exposed Achilles tendon is a viable option for reconstruction and whether the comorbidity of diabetes affects the outcome...
  34. doi request reprint Prevention of ulceration, amputation, and reduction of hospitalization: outcomes of a prospective multicenter trial of tibial neurolysis in patients with diabetic neuropathy
    A Lee Dellon
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 28:241-6. 2012
    ..6%. In patients with diabetic neuropathy and chronic tibial nerve compression, neurolysis can result in prevention of ulceration and amputation, and decrease in hospitalization for foot infection...
  35. ncbi request reprint The infected or exposed breast implant: management and treatment strategies
    Scott L Spear
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 1 PHC, Georgetown University Medical Center, 3800 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, D C 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:1634-44. 2004
    ..Although an attempt at implant salvage may be offered to a patient, device removal and delayed reinsertion will always remain a more conservative and predictable option...
  36. ncbi request reprint The effect of radiation on pedicled TRAM flap breast reconstruction: outcomes and implications
    Scott L Spear
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:84-95. 2005
    ..The authors recommend that TRAM flap breast reconstruction be postponed in those patients known or expected to receive postmastectomy radiation...
  37. ncbi request reprint Decompression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve in the treatment of meralgia paresthetica
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 22:113-8. 2006
    ..LFCN neurolysis alone had better results, compared to combined LFCN neurolysis and nerve resection. The conclusion is that neurolysis of the LFCN is an effective treatment for MP in properly selected patients...
  38. doi request reprint The anatomy of the greater occipital nerve: Part II. Compression point topography
    Jeffrey E Janis
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9132, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:1563-72. 2010
    ..An anatomical study was undertaken to develop a greater understanding of the potential entrapment sites along the course of this nerve...
  39. ncbi request reprint Revision augmentation mastopexy: indications, operations, and outcomes
    Scott L Spear
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 51:540-6. 2003
    ..Eight surgical procedures, in various combinations, were performed during revision, with repeat mastopexy being the most common...
  40. doi request reprint Factors associated with failed hardware salvage in high-risk patients after microsurgical lower extremity reconstruction
    Ketan M Patel
    Department of Plastic Surgery, School of Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 69:399-402. 2012
    ..Lower extremity hardware salvage remains challenging in patients with complex comorbidities. The purpose of this study was to identify factors associated with failed hardware salvage after microsurgical lower extremity reconstruction...
  41. doi request reprint Anterior branch of the obturator nerve: a novel motor autograft for complex peripheral nerve reconstruction
    Matthew L Iorio
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Peripheral Nerve Surgery Institute, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 67:260-2. 2011
    ..As a novel solution, we report our use of the anterior branch of the obturator nerve as a large segment motor nerve graft with minimal functional morbidity...
  42. ncbi request reprint Use of the tourniquet in reconstructive surgery in patients with previous ipsilateral lower extremity revascularization: is it safe? A survey
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Road, N W, Washington, D C 20007, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 22:183-9. 2006
    ..Until such studies are done, this survey recommends avoiding tourniquet use in this patient population...
  43. doi request reprint Foot and ankle reconstruction: pedicled muscle flaps versus free flaps and the role of diabetes
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 128:173-80. 2011
    ..The effectiveness of pedicled muscle flaps versus microsurgical free flaps in patients with diabetes mellitus for complex foot and ankle reconstruction has not been well defined...
  44. ncbi request reprint The role of intrinsic muscle flaps of the foot for bone coverage in foot and ankle defects in diabetic and nondiabetic patients
    Christopher E Attinger
    Limb Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:1047-54; discussion 1055-7. 2002
    ..Local muscle flaps should remain on the forefront of possible reconstructive options when treating small foot and ankle wounds that have exposed bone, tendon, or joint...
  45. ncbi request reprint Safety and risk factors for breast reconstruction with pedicled transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous flaps: a 10-year analysis
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 55:559-64. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of various risk factors on complications in patients undergoing pedicled transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous (TRAM) flap breast reconstruction...
  46. ncbi request reprint The relative roles of aggressive wound care versus revascularization in salvage of the threatened lower extremity in the renal failure diabetic patient
    Christopher E Attinger
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Georgetown University and V A Medical Centers, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:1281-90; discussion 1291-2. 2002
    ..The key to subsequently achieving high salvage rates is the quality of perioperative wound care (e.g., serial debridements, antibiotics, dressings) and the timing and selection of appropriate soft-tissue coverage...
  47. ncbi request reprint Relationship between peripheral nerve decompression and gain of pedal sensibility and balance in patients with peripheral neuropathy
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 56:145-50. 2006
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Testicular pain after inguinal hernia repair: an approach to resection of the genital branch of genitofemoral nerve
    Ivica Ducic
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 198:181-4. 2004
    ..Although the surgical approach to the ilioinguinal nerve is now well established, it has been difficult to identify the genitofemoral reliably enough to permit resection of this nerve...
  49. ncbi request reprint Innervated free flaps for foot reconstruction: a review
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 22:433-42. 2006
    ..Reinnervating a muscle flap with a sensory nerve will permit reinnervation of the muscle and the overlying skin, but whether this provides a superior result in durability and gait remains to be seen...
  50. ncbi request reprint Radial sensory neurotization of the thumb and index finger for prehension after proximal median and ulnar nerve injuries
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 22:73-8. 2006
    ..Use of this technique will significantly reduce the insensate time in patients with this unfortunate injury...
  51. ncbi request reprint The versatility of the superomedial pedicle with various skin reduction patterns
    Steven P Davison
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:1466-76. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the safety and reliability of the superomedial pedicle with various skin reduction patterns and compared the surgical time with the inferior pedicle technique...
  52. doi request reprint Peripheral nerve surgery for the treatment of postherpetic neuralgia
    Ivica Ducic
    From the Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
    Ann Plast Surg 71:384-5. 2013
    ..It is concluded that peripheral nerve surgery offers a promising option to improve pain and quality of life in postherpetic neuralgia patients, without affecting systemic functioning. ..
  53. doi request reprint Correlating patient-reported outcomes and ambulation success following microsurgical lower extremity reconstruction in comorbid patients
    Ketan M Patel
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
    Microsurgery 34:1-4. 2014
    ..Factors that resulted in improved patient-centered outcomes were also identified...
  54. ncbi request reprint Outcome of patients with toxic epidermal necrolysis syndrome revisited
    Ivica Ducic
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center, 3800 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, D C 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:768-73. 2002
    ..75 if sepsis is present). The awareness of the importance of these covariates, and their early recognition as risk factors, should offer a focused approach to the patients' management and improve their outcome...
  55. doi request reprint Anatomy of the auriculotemporal nerve: variations in its relationship to the superficial temporal artery and implications for the treatment of migraine headaches
    Jeffrey E Janis
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:1422-8. 2010
    ..One such potential trigger point is the superficial temporal artery's interaction with the auriculotemporal nerve. A cadaveric investigation was performed to advance this anatomical understanding of this relationship...
  56. doi request reprint A systematic review of peripheral nerve interventional treatments for chronic headaches
    Ivica Ducic
    From the Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
    Ann Plast Surg 72:439-45. 2014
    ..This study aimed to systematically compare the outcomes of different types of interventional procedures offered for the treatment of headaches and targeted toward peripheral nerves based on available published literature...
  57. doi request reprint Abdominoplasty-related nerve injuries: systematic review and treatment options
    Ivica Ducic
    Departments of Neurosurgery and Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
    Aesthet Surg J 34:284-97. 2014
    ..Abdominoplasty is a common cosmetic procedure; nerve injury is an underexplored risk of the procedure...
  58. doi request reprint Greater occipital nerve excision for occipital neuralgia refractory to nerve decompression
    Ivica Ducic
    From the Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC
    Ann Plast Surg 72:184-7. 2014
    ..When surgical decompression fails, it is unknown how best to help these patients. We examine our experience performing greater occipital nerve (GON) excision for pain relief in this select, refractory group of patients...
  59. doi request reprint Painful diabetic neuropathy
    Rhonda S Cornell
    Attn GME Podiatic Surgery Department, Washington Hospital Center, 110 Irving Street NW, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 25:347-60; vi. 2008
    ..The goal of this article is to review the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment options of this complaint. Medical and surgical interventions are discussed, with a clinical emphasis on patient selection and prevention...
  60. ncbi request reprint Painful neuroma of the posterior cutaneous nerve of the forearm after surgery for lateral humeral epicondylitis
    A Lee Dellon
    Division of Plastic Surgery and Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 29:387-90. 2004
    ..To describe a neuroma of the posterior cutaneous nerve of the forearm that can be the source of pain after surgery for lateral humeral epicondylitis...
  61. ncbi request reprint Relationship between loss of pedal sensibility, balance, and falls in patients with peripheral neuropathy
    Ivica Ducic
    Institute for Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 52:535-40. 2004
    ..These measurements can now be used prospectively to evaluate whether restoration of sensation to patients with neuropathy, through peripheral nerve decompression, can improve balance and reduce falls/fractures in this patient population...
  62. doi request reprint Involvement of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve as source of persistent pain after total hip arthroplasty
    A Lee Dellon
    Institute for Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Baltimode, Maryland, USA
    J Arthroplasty 23:480-5. 2008
    ..One of the 3 patients reported here had a coexisting meralgia paresthetica that was treated by the same operative approach. The orthopedic surgeon should include the LFC nerve as an origin of persistent pain after total hip arthroplasty...
  63. ncbi request reprint Fibromyalgia and Tinel's sign in the foot
    Linda Shookster
    Division of Rheumatology, New York College of Podiatric Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 94:400-3. 2004
    ..We also describe a patient with both fibromyalgia and tarsal tunnel syndrome. Tinel's sign in the lower extremity is a valid technique for assessing peripheral nerve compression in the patient with fibromyalgia...
  64. ncbi request reprint Perioperative epidural blockade in the management of post-traumatic complex pain syndrome of the lower extremity
    Ivica Ducic
    Institute for Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Orthopedics 26:641-4. 2003
  65. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of compressive neuropathies in patients with fibromyalgia
    A Lee Dellon
    Division of Plastic Surgery and Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 28:894-7. 2003
    ..The interpretation of this article is that the Tinel sign may be used with validity to identify the site of a peripheral nerve compression in the upper extremity in the patient with fibromyalgia...