J J Disa

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Affiliation: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dextran-related complications in head and neck microsurgery: do the benefits outweigh the risks? A prospective randomized analysis
    Joseph J Disa
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 112:1534-9. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate autologous tissue reconstruction after whole-breast irradiation
    Joseph J Disa
    Plastic Surgery Service and the Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:118-24. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Microvascular reconstruction of the hypopharynx: defect classification, treatment algorithm, and functional outcome based on 165 consecutive cases
    Joseph J Disa
    Plastic Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:652-60; discussion 661-3. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Postmastectomy reconstruction: an approach to patient selection
    Joseph J Disa
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:43-52. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Immediate latissimus dorsi/prosthetic breast reconstruction following salvage mastectomy after failed lumpectomy/irradiation
    Joseph J Disa
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:159e-64e. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint The premature removal of tissue expanders in breast reconstruction
    J J Disa
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 104:1662-5. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Mandible reconstruction with microvascular surgery
    J J Disa
    Plastic Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Semin Surg Oncol 19:226-34. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of the hypopharynx with the free jejunum transfer
    Joseph J Disa
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Surg Oncol 94:466-70. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of conventional monitoring techniques in free tissue transfer: an 11-year experience in 750 consecutive cases
    J J Disa
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 104:97-101. 1999
  10. doi request reprint Nipple-sparing mastectomy and immediate tissue expander/implant breast reconstruction
    Constance M Chen
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:1772-80. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Dextran-related complications in head and neck microsurgery: do the benefits outweigh the risks? A prospective randomized analysis
    Joseph J Disa
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 112:1534-9. 2003
    ..The results of this study have eliminated the routine use of low-molecular-weight dextran prophylaxis at our institution in an effort to reduce morbidity in head and neck microsurgical reconstruction...
  2. ncbi request reprint Skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate autologous tissue reconstruction after whole-breast irradiation
    Joseph J Disa
    Plastic Surgery Service and the Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:118-24. 2003
    ..In this experience, the best results were seen after TRAM (pedicled or free) flap reconstruction...
  3. ncbi request reprint Microvascular reconstruction of the hypopharynx: defect classification, treatment algorithm, and functional outcome based on 165 consecutive cases
    Joseph J Disa
    Plastic Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:652-60; discussion 661-3. 2003
    ..Microvascular reconstruction of pharyngeal defects is highly successful with few postoperative complications. With appropriate flap selection, functional outcome can be optimized...
  4. doi request reprint Postmastectomy reconstruction: an approach to patient selection
    Joseph J Disa
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:43-52. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Immediate latissimus dorsi/prosthetic breast reconstruction following salvage mastectomy after failed lumpectomy/irradiation
    Joseph J Disa
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:159e-64e. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint The premature removal of tissue expanders in breast reconstruction
    J J Disa
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 104:1662-5. 1999
    ..This study demonstrates that the use of tissue expanders in breast reconstruction is reliable, with the vast majority of patients completing the expansion process...
  7. ncbi request reprint Mandible reconstruction with microvascular surgery
    J J Disa
    Plastic Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Semin Surg Oncol 19:226-34. 2000
    ..An algorithm for mandible reconstruction with microvascular osseous flaps is presented. Semin. Surg. Oncol. 19:226-234, 2000...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of the hypopharynx with the free jejunum transfer
    Joseph J Disa
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Surg Oncol 94:466-70. 2006
    ..The most common local complications are stricture and fistula formation. A history of preoperative radiation therapy increases the risk of local complications...
  9. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of conventional monitoring techniques in free tissue transfer: an 11-year experience in 750 consecutive cases
    J J Disa
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 104:97-101. 1999
    ..To enhance earlier identification of flap compromise in buried free flaps, alternative monitoring techniques such as implantable Doppler probes or exteriorization of flap segments are recommended...
  10. doi request reprint Nipple-sparing mastectomy and immediate tissue expander/implant breast reconstruction
    Constance M Chen
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:1772-80. 2009
    ..The authors evaluated the risks and benefits of nipple- or areola-sparing mastectomy with breast reconstruction...
  11. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of the mandible with osseous free flaps: a 10-year experience with 150 consecutive patients
    P G Cordeiro
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 104:1314-20. 1999
    ..The ilium is recommended only when other options are unavailable. Thoughtful flap selection and design should supplant the need for multiple, simultaneous free flaps and vein grafting in most cases...
  12. ncbi request reprint Tissue expansion after inverted-T mammaplasty: can it be performed successfully?
    Matthew S Kilgo
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 50:588-93. 2003
    ..In this series, good to excellent aesthetic results were achieved in the majority of patients with minimal associated complications...
  13. ncbi request reprint Complications in smokers after postmastectomy tissue expander/implant breast reconstruction
    Susie J Goodwin
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 55:16-19; discussion 19-20. 2005
    ..Thus, smokers who undergo postmastectomy expander/implant reconstruction should be informed of the increased risk of surgical complications and should be counseled on smoking cessation...
  14. ncbi request reprint Free flap reexploration: indications, treatment, and outcomes in 1193 free flaps
    Duc T Bui
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:2092-100. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to review the authors' experience with a large number of microvascular complications over an 11-year period...
  15. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer local recurrence after mastectomy and TRAM flap reconstruction: incidence and treatment options
    Michael A Howard
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:1381-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the incidence of local recurrence of breast cancer after TRAM flap breast reconstruction, evaluate treatment modalities, and determine outcomes in such cases...
  16. doi request reprint Acellular human dermis implantation in 153 immediate two-stage tissue expander breast reconstructions: determining the incidence and significant predictors of complications
    Anuja K Antony
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:1606-14. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the incidence of postoperative adverse events and identify significant predictors of complications in acellular human dermis tissue expander breast reconstruction...
  17. ncbi request reprint Simplifying microvascular head and neck reconstruction: a rational approach to donor site selection
    J J Disa
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 47:385-9. 2001
    ..In this series the free forearm, fibula, rectus, and jejunum flaps have become the workhorse donor sites for the vast majority of defects...
  18. ncbi request reprint Challenges in midface reconstruction
    P G Cordeiro
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Semin Surg Oncol 19:218-25. 2000
    ..The free tissue transfer should ideally not be incorporated into these structures. Most patients with even the largest resections can be restored to fairly good function by following this algorithm. Semin. Surg. Oncol. 19:218-225, 2000...
  19. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of the hypopharynx and cervical esophagus
    J J Disa
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Clin Plast Surg 28:349-60. 2001
    ..Reconstruction can offer most patients successful swallowing while minimizing complications...
  20. doi request reprint Breast cancer local recurrence after breast reconstruction
    N Kropf
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 40:219-24. 2008
    ..We attempt to review the impact of breast reconstruction on the incidence and detection of locoregional recurrence and discuss treatment options...
  21. doi request reprint Soft-tissue coverage of the hand following sarcoma resection
    Simon G Talbot
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:534-43. 2008
    ..The authors review the experience at a single institution of hand reconstruction following sarcoma resection based on prospectively collected data...
  22. ncbi request reprint Unilateral postoperative chest wall radiotherapy in bilateral tissue expander/implant reconstruction patients: a prospective outcomes analysis
    Colleen M McCarthy
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:1642-7. 2005
    ..In this study population, the effect of radiation can best be appreciated because the nonirradiated breast acts as a control...
  23. doi request reprint Influence of the recipient vessel on fat necrosis after breast reconstruction with a free transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap
    Nina Kropf
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 44:96-101. 2010
    ..The exact mechanisms of this association are unknown and warrant additional investigation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Breast reconstruction using tissue expanders and implants in Hodgkin's patients with prior mantle irradiation
    Norma Bacilious
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:102-7. 2002
    ..Mantle irradiation did not appear to compromise the prosthetic breast reconstruction. Tissue expander/implant breast reconstruction should remain a viable option in this category of irradiated patients...
  25. doi request reprint Is the use of intraoperative heparin safe?
    Constance M Chen
    Plastic and Reconstructive Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:49e-53e. 2008
    ..The authors review their experience with intraoperative heparin therapy, specifically addressing the risks of hematoma, pedicle thrombosis, and flap loss rate...
  26. ncbi request reprint Management of radiated reoperative wounds of the cervicothoracic spine: the role of the trapezius turnover flap
    J J Disa
    Plastic Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 47:394-7. 2001
    ..The ease of flap elevation and minimal donor site morbidity make it a useful, single-stage reconstructive option in these difficult wounds...
  27. ncbi request reprint Scalp reconstruction
    Babak J Mehrara
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Surg Oncol 94:504-8. 2006
    ..Current techniques used for scalp reconstruction after surgical ablation are the subject of this review...
  28. ncbi request reprint Nipple-sparing mastectomy for breast cancer and risk reduction: oncologic or technical problem?
    Virgilio Sacchini
    Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 203:704-14. 2006
    ..We evaluated the risks and benefits of nipple-sparing mastectomy in a multiinstitutional experience in the settings of risk-reducing surgery and breast cancer treatment...
  29. doi request reprint Thumb reconstruction following resection for malignant tumors
    Babak J Mehrara
    Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:1279-87. 2008
    ..The authors report their experience with thumb reconstruction following wide excision of bone and soft-tissue tumors of the thumb...
  30. doi request reprint Patient satisfaction with postmastectomy breast reconstruction: a comparison of saline and silicone implants
    Colleen M McCarthy
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Cancer 116:5584-91. 2010
    ..The objective of the current study was to identify predictors of patient satisfaction with breast appearance, including implant type, in a large sample of women who underwent breast reconstruction surgery using implants...
  31. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer in the previously augmented breast
    Colleen M McCarthy
    Department of Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:49-58. 2007
    ..This article explores the oncologic and reconstructive issues relevant to women desiring cosmetic breast implants and women with breast cancer who have undergone prior cosmetic breast augmentation...
  32. ncbi request reprint The effect of postoperative anticoagulation on microvascular thrombosis
    Peter Ashjian
    Plastic and Reconstructive Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 59:36-9; discussion 39-40. 2007
    ..This study evaluates the rate of microvascular thrombosis in patients undergoing free-tissue transfer treated with or without antiplatelet agents...
  33. doi request reprint Breast cancer recurrence following prosthetic, postmastectomy reconstruction: incidence, detection, and treatment
    Colleen M McCarthy
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:381-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of prosthetic reconstruction on the incidence, detection, and management of locoregional recurrence following mastectomy for invasive breast cancer...
  34. doi request reprint The influence of AlloDerm on expander dynamics and complications in the setting of immediate tissue expander/implant reconstruction: a matched-cohort study
    Beth Aviva Preminger
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 60:510-3. 2008
    ..It does not, however, appear to increase the risk of postoperative complications...
  35. doi request reprint Predicting complications following expander/implant breast reconstruction: an outcomes analysis based on preoperative clinical risk
    Colleen M McCarthy
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:1886-92. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the impact of clinical risk factors to predict complications following postmastectomy expander/implant reconstruction...
  36. doi request reprint Predictors of recovery of erectile function after unilateral cavernous nerve graft reconstruction at radical retropubic prostatectomy
    Farhang Rabbani
    Department of Surgery, Urology Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Sex Med 7:166-81. 2010
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Salvage of tissue expander in the setting of mastectomy flap necrosis: a 13-year experience using timed excision with continued expansion
    Anuja K Antony
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:356-63. 2009
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Irradiation after immediate tissue expander/implant breast reconstruction: outcomes, complications, aesthetic results, and satisfaction among 156 patients
    Peter G Cordeiro
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:877-81. 2004
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Timing of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement after cervical esophageal reconstruction with free jejunal transfer
    Babak J Mehrara
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 52:578-80. 2004
    ..Preoperative gastrostomy tube placement is not necessary in most patients unless severe preoperative nutritional compromise is present...
  40. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of extensive partial or total sacrectomy defects with a transabdominal vertical rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap
    Brian S Glatt
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 56:526-30; discussion 530-1. 2006
    ..It has a low incidence of complications, low morbidity, and is easy to perform with a high success rate...
  41. ncbi request reprint Breast reconstruction: a comparison of autogenous and prosthetic techniques
    Joseph J Disa
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, USA
    Adv Surg 39:97-119. 2005
  42. ncbi request reprint A classification system and reconstructive algorithm for acquired vaginal defects
    Peter G Cordeiro
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:1058-65. 2002
    ..Flap selection is determined on the basis of the type of defect. Using this algorithm, immediate vaginal reconstruction with pedicled regional flaps can be performed with minimal patient morbidity and few surgical complications...
  43. ncbi request reprint The effect of closed-suction drains on the incidence of local wound complications following tissue expander/implant reconstruction: a cohort study
    Colleen M McCarthy
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:2018-22. 2007
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the effect of drains on complications, including infection, seroma, and hematoma formation, in patients undergoing exchange of a temporary expander for a permanent breast implant...
  44. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of complex oncologic chest wall defects: a 10-year experience
    Raymond R Chang
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 52:471-9; discussion 479. 2004
    ..Based on this single institutional experience over a decade, an algorithm to chest wall reconstruction is provided...
  45. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a combined calcium sodium alginate and bio-occlusive membrane dressing in the management of split-thickness skin graft donor sites
    J J Disa
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 46:405-8. 2001
    ..These results confirm that this technique is both efficacious and cost-effective...
  46. doi request reprint Breast reconstruction with prosthetic implants
    Ali N Mesbahi
    Department of Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York 10021, USA
    Cancer J 14:230-5. 2008
    ..Individualizing selection of a reconstructive technique for each patient will be the predominant factor in achieving a reconstructive success...
  47. doi request reprint The incidence of venous thromboembolism after oncologic head and neck reconstruction
    Constance M Chen
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 60:476-9. 2008
    ..When possible, appropriate prophylaxis against VTE in cancer patients under going head and neck reconstruction is recommended...
  48. doi request reprint Nipple areola reconstruction
    Nicholas Vendemia
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, USA
    Cancer J 14:253-7. 2008
    ..In every case, regardless of the technique chosen, the surgeon seeks to reconstruct a nipple areola complex that is esthetically pleasing in its color, symmetry, position on the breast mound, and projection...
  49. doi request reprint Indications and outcomes for mandibular reconstruction using sequential bilateral fibula flaps
    Evan Matros
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:1539-47. 2010
    ..The objective of this report is to describe indications and outcomes for these patients...
  50. ncbi request reprint Use of the anterolateral thigh flap as an alternative to the rectus flap in obese and overweight patients
    Kristin Davidge
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 56:536-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate our experience with the ALT flap in overweight or obese patients...
  51. ncbi request reprint Scalp reconstruction: a 15-year experience
    Martin I Newman
    The Plastic and Reconstructive Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 52:501-6; discussion 506. 2004
    ..Local scalp flaps with skin grafts, and free tissue transfer remain the mainstay of reconstruction in most instances...
  52. doi request reprint The lower trapezius "reverse-turnover" flap
    Eric G Halvorson
    Plastic and Reconstructive Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:45e-46e. 2008
  53. ncbi request reprint Management of salivary fistulas after microvascular head and neck reconstruction
    Joshua Hyman
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 57:270-3; discussion 274. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was, therefore, to review our experience with the management of postoperative salivary fistulas...
  54. ncbi request reprint Immediate postoperative complications in DIEP versus free/muscle-sparing TRAM flaps
    Constance M Chen
    Plastic and Reconstructive Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:1477-82. 2007
    ..This study evaluates the authors' institutional experience with immediate postoperative complications following DIEP and free/muscle-sparing TRAM flaps...
  55. ncbi request reprint Nipple-areola reconstruction following chest-wall irradiation for breast cancer: is it safe?
    Lawrence B Draper
    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 55:12-5; discussion 15. 2005
    ..Acceptable surgical candidates demonstrate resolution of acute radiation changes, no evidence of late radiation changes, and appropriate thickness of the mastectomy skin flaps...
  56. ncbi request reprint The pedicled latissimus dorsi flap for shoulder reconstruction after sarcoma resection
    Amir Babak Behnam
    Plastic and Reconstructive Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:1591-5. 2007
    ..This study examined a single institution's experience with the pedicled latissimus dorsi flap in reconstructing large shoulder defects after oncologic resection...
  57. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of extremity long bone defects after sarcoma resection with vascularized fibula flaps: a 10-year review
    Constance M Chen
    Plastic and Reconstructive and Orthopedic Services, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:915-24; discussion 925-6. 2007
    ..Limb reconstruction has traditionally involved allografting. The authors evaluated reconstruction of extremity long bone defects after tumor resection using fibula free flaps...
  58. ncbi request reprint Impact of radiotherapy on breast reconstruction
    Martin Jugenburg
    Plastic and Reconstructive Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Clin Plast Surg 34:29-37; abstract v-vi. 2007
    ..The impact of radiation changes on alloplastic and autologous breast reconstruction is unpredictable. This article reviews the pathophysiology of radiation changes and the alterations to the reconstructive process...
  59. ncbi request reprint Soft-Tissue reconstruction of the face using the folded/multiple skin island radial forearm free flap
    J J Disa
    Plastic Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 47:612-9. 2001
    ..Good to excellent aesthetic results can be expected in most patients...
  60. ncbi request reprint Rotational and transpositional flaps for the treatment of spinal wound dehiscence and infections in patient populations with degenerative and oncological disease
    Todd W Vitaz
    Division of Neurological, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Neurosurg 100:46-51. 2004
    ..In this article the authors discuss the experience from two large teaching institutions at which rotational and transpositional flaps were used in the management of deep wound infections and dehiscences...
  61. ncbi request reprint Anterior cranial base reconstruction using free tissue transfer: changing trends
    Joseph Califano
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Head Neck 25:89-96. 2003
    ..A consecutive series of 135 patients undergoing resection for malignant tumors involving the anterior cranial base between 1976 and 1999 was reviewed...
  62. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy in breast cancer patients after transverse rectus abdominus myocutaneous flap reconstructive surgery
    Christopher S Awtrey
    Gynecology Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 99:720-5. 2005
    ....
  63. ncbi request reprint Soft-tissue flap coverage maximizes limb salvage after allograft bone extremity reconstruction
    Dimitrios P Mastorakos
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and the Weill College of Medicine, Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:1567-73. 2002
    ..Pedicled or microvascular transfer of well-vascularized muscle can be used to wrap the allograft and minimize devastating wound complications potentially leading to loss of allograft and limb...
  64. ncbi request reprint Do metallic ports in tissue expanders affect postmastectomy radiation delivery?
    Shari Damast
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66:305-10. 2006
    ..Because of concern of potential under-dosing in these patients, we examined the dosimetric effects of the Magna-Site (Santa Barbara, CA) metallic port that is present in certain TEs...
  65. doi request reprint Nipple-sparing mastectomy: initial experience at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and a comprehensive review of literature
    Carlos A Garcia-Etienne
    Breast Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, New York NY 10021, USA
    Breast J 15:440-9. 2009
    ..However, available published data show that NSM can be safely performed for breast cancer treatment in carefully selected cases. Further studies and longer follow-up are necessary to refine selection criteria for NSM...
  66. ncbi request reprint Use of liposuction for secondary revision of irradiated and nonirradiated free flaps
    Duc T Bui
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 52:541-5. 2004
    ..Postoperative radiation therapy is therefore not a contraindication to secondary revision. However, these procedures should be delayed for several months after the acute effects of radiation have resolved...
  67. ncbi request reprint Ankle instability after vascularized fibular harvest for tumor reconstruction
    Saminathan S Nathan
    Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 12:57-64. 2005
    ..Children often undergo this form of reconstruction, but there is little information about the complications after vascularized fibular graft harvest in this age group...
  68. ncbi request reprint Outcome following removal of infected tissue expanders in breast reconstruction: a 10-year experience
    Eric G Halvorson
    Plastic and Reconstructive Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 59:131-6. 2007
    ..Reexpansion was successful in patients without prior radiotherapy. Secondary reconstruction with autologous tissue is appropriate when there is a history of radiotherapy...
  69. ncbi request reprint Outcome of split-thickness skin grafts after external beam radiotherapy
    Duc T Bui
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 52:551-6; discussion 557. 2004
    ..Minor skin graft loss resulting from postoperative radiotherapy can usually be treated conservatively without the need for additional surgery...
  70. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction after soft tissue sarcoma resection in the setting of brachytherapy: a 10-year experience
    Hung Yi Lee
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 52:486-91; discussion 492. 2004
    ..Finally, removal of closed suction drainage tubes should be deferred until after the brachytherapy catheters are removed to minimize complications resulting from catheter dislodgement...
  71. doi request reprint Benign and premalignant skin lesions
    Erica H Lee
    Dermatology Service and the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:188e-198e. 2010
    ..After reading this article, the participant should be able to: 1. Clinically describe various cutaneous neoplasms. 2. Identify the corresponding histopathologic findings. 3. Discuss the optimal treatment approach for each entity...
  72. doi request reprint Anterior and middle cranial fossa skull base reconstruction using microvascular free tissue techniques: surgical complications and functional outcomes
    Ernest S Chiu
    Tulane Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 60:514-20. 2008
    ..Early/late complications and functional problems after anterior cranial base resections are uncommon when free tissue transfer is used concomitantly...
  73. ncbi request reprint Restoring abdominal wall integrity in contaminated tissue-deficient wounds using autologous fascia grafts
    Ronald P Silverman
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:673-5. 2004
  74. ncbi request reprint Invited discussion: full-thickness abdominal wall reconstruction in the rabbit model
    Joseph J Disa
    Ann Plast Surg 51:110-1. 2003