Colleen M McCarthy

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Affiliation: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The use of acellular dermal matrices in two-stage expander/implant reconstruction: a multicenter, blinded, randomized controlled trial
    Colleen M McCarthy
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:57S-66S. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Where do we find the best evidence?
    Colleen M McCarthy
    Department of Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:1942-7; discussion 1948-51. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trials
    Colleen M McCarthy
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:1707-12. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Efficacy of pocket irrigation with bupivacaine and ketorolac in breast augmentation: a randomized controlled trial
    Colleen M McCarthy
    Plastic and Reconstructive Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 62:15-7. 2009
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. doi request reprint The use of acellular dermal matrices in two-stage expander/implant reconstruction: a multicenter, blinded, randomized controlled trial
    Colleen M McCarthy
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:57S-66S. 2012
    ..The secondary objective was to determine whether its use would accelerate the rate of postoperative expansion...
  2. ncbi request reprint Where do we find the best evidence?
    Colleen M McCarthy
    Department of Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:1942-7; discussion 1948-51. 2008
    ..These efforts will not only afford us the best opportunity to provide optimal care to patients but also allow us to demonstrate the inherent quality of our surgical specialty...
  3. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trials
    Colleen M McCarthy
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:1707-12. 2011
    ..The basic principles of clinical trial design are reviewed, and the unique challenges of trial design in surgery are discussed...
  4. doi request reprint Efficacy of pocket irrigation with bupivacaine and ketorolac in breast augmentation: a randomized controlled trial
    Colleen M McCarthy
    Plastic and Reconstructive Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 62:15-7. 2009
    ....
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint A nationwide analysis of the relationship between hospital volume and outcome for autologous breast reconstruction
    Claudia R Albornoz
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 132:192e-200e. 2013
    ..The volume-outcome relationship has not been specifically measured for U.S. autologous breast reconstruction. The authors studied whether there is a relationship between hospital procedural volume and perioperative complication rates...
  12. doi request reprint A paradigm shift in U.S. Breast reconstruction: increasing implant rates
    Claudia R Albornoz
    From the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Service and the Center for Health Policy and Outcomes, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 131:15-23. 2013
    ..A recent single-year report suggests significant shifts in U.S. breast reconstruction patterns. The authors' goal was to assess long-term trends in rates and types of immediate reconstruction...
  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. doi request reprint Economic implications of recent trends in U.S. immediate autologous breast reconstruction
    Claudia R Albornoz
    New York, N Y From the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Plast Reconstr Surg 133:463-70. 2014
    ..This study aimed to (1) measure cost of autologous reconstruction in the setting of microsurgical technique, contralateral prophylactic mastectomies, and high-volume centers; and (2) analyze trends in market share of these procedures...
  15. doi request reprint The magnitude of effect of cosmetic breast augmentation on patient satisfaction and health-related quality of life
    Colleen M McCarthy
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:218-23. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to gain a better understanding of the magnitude of clinical change in health-related quality of life and patient satisfaction brought about by cosmetic breast augmentation...
  16. doi request reprint Unilateral preoperative chest wall irradiation in bilateral tissue expander breast reconstruction with acellular dermal matrix: a prospective outcomes analysis
    Katie E Weichman
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 131:921-7. 2013
    ..The authors evaluated outcomes in patients undergoing bilateral tissue expander/implant reconstruction with acellular dermal matrix in the setting of prior unilateral irradiation...
  17. doi request reprint The influence of sociodemographic factors and hospital characteristics on the method of breast reconstruction, including microsurgery: a U.S. population-based study
    Claudia R Albornoz
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Service and the Center for Health Policy and Outcomes, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:1071-9. 2012
    ..The authors studied the importance of microsurgical flaps among the techniques available for breast reconstruction and evaluated the effect of sociodemographic and hospital characteristics on the technique chosen...
  18. 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...
  19. 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
    ....
  20. 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
    ....
  21. doi request reprint A paradigm shift in U.S. breast reconstruction: Part 2. The influence of changing mastectomy patterns on reconstructive rate and method
    Yeliz Cemal
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 131:320e-6e. 2013
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint A single surgeon's 12-year experience with tissue expander/implant breast reconstruction: part II. An analysis of long-term complications, aesthetic outcomes, and patient satisfaction
    Peter G Cordeiro
    Plastic and Reconstructive Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:832-9. 2006
    ..A single surgeon's extensive experience with implant-based reconstruction provides an opportunity to evaluate these results in a uniformly treated patient population...
  23. 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...
  24. doi request reprint How should quality-of-life data be incorporated into a cost analysis of breast reconstruction? A consideration of implant versus free TRAM flap procedures
    Beth Aviva Preminger
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:1075-82. 2008
    ..Although studies have compared the costs of implant and transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous (TRAM) flap reconstruction, none has considered how quality-of-life data would affect such an analysis...
  25. ncbi request reprint A single surgeon's 12-year experience with tissue expander/implant breast reconstruction: part I. A prospective analysis of early complications
    Peter G Cordeiro
    Plastic and Reconstructive Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:825-31. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze the development of early complications in patients following two-stage implant breast reconstruction...
  26. ncbi request reprint Implant breast reconstruction and radiation: a multicenter analysis of long-term health-related quality of life and satisfaction
    Claudia R Albornoz
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:2159-64. 2014
    ..The aim was to evaluate patient satisfaction and HR-QOL in patients with implant breast reconstruction and radiotherapy...
  27. 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...
  28. 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
  29. 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
    ....
  30. doi request reprint The vertically oriented free myocutaneous gracilis flap in head and neck reconstruction
    Nina Kropf
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 61:632-6. 2008
    ..It represents an underutilized flap that should be more commonly considered for soft-tissue reconstruction of complex defects in the head and neck...
  31. 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...
  32. doi request reprint Chest and upper body morbidity following immediate postmastectomy breast reconstruction
    Colleen M McCarthy
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:107-12. 2014
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Silicone breast implants and magnetic resonance imaging screening for rupture: do U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommendations reflect an evidence-based practice approach to patient care?
    Colleen M McCarthy
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:1127-34. 2008
    ..By engaging a woman in the process of shared medical decision making, however, the plastic surgeon and her or his patients can make a mutually agreeable choice that reflects the patient's individual values and health preferences...
  34. doi request reprint Update on breast reconstruction in breast cancer
    Patrick Reavey
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 20:61-7. 2008
    ..Presented is a brief overview of the current state of postmastectomy reconstruction...
  35. doi request reprint Microvascular reconstruction of oncologic defects of the midface
    Colleen M McCarthy
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:1947-59. 2010
    ..A specific approach to each defect type is outlined...
  36. doi request reprint Preoperative patient education for breast reconstruction: a systematic review of the literature
    Beth Aviva Preminger
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Columbia University, The Affiliation at Harlem Hospital, 506 Lenox Ave, New York, NY 10037, USA
    J Cancer Educ 26:270-6. 2011
    ..Such information is invaluable in developing patient education programs and decision aids that aim at patient empowerment...
  37. ncbi request reprint Repair of postauricular defects using cervical donor skin: a novel use of the bilobed flap
    Christina N Cordeiro
    Plastic and Reconstructive Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 59:451-2. 2007
  38. ncbi request reprint Tracheostomal and cervical esophageal reconstruction with combined deltopectoral flap and microvascular free jejunal transfer after central neck exenteration
    Colleen M McCarthy
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Head and Neck Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:1304-10; discussion 1311-3. 2005
    ..Myocutaneous flaps, such as pectoralis major and latissimus dorsi flaps, have been used previously for external coverage but can be bulky, causing obstruction of the tracheostoma...