Arash Momeni

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Nipple reconstruction after implant-based breast reconstruction: a "matched-pair" outcome analysis focusing on the effects of radiotherapy
    Arash Momeni
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 66:1202-5. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The quality of aesthetic surgery training in plastic surgery residency: a survey among residents in Germany
    Arash Momeni
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, 770Welch Road, Suite 400, Palo Alto, CA 94304 5715, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 70:704-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The quality of systematic reviews in hand surgery: an analysis using AMSTAR
    Arash Momeni
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 131:831-7. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The foreskin advancement flap: an alternative technique for reconstruction of penile burns
    Arash Momeni
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 66:570-3. 2013
  5. pmc Is routine histological examination of mastectomy scars justified? An analysis of 619 scars
    Arash Momeni
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA 94304 5715, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 66:182-6. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Microsurgical reconstruction of the smile--contemporary trends
    Arash Momeni
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Microsurgery 33:69-76. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Should we continue to consider obesity a relative contraindication for autologous microsurgical breast reconstruction?
    Arash Momeni
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, 770 Welch Road, Suite 400, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 65:420-5. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The use of the anterolateral thigh flap for microsurgical reconstruction of distal extremities after oncosurgical resection of soft-tissue sarcomas
    Arash Momeni
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 64:643-8. 2011
  9. doi request reprint [Single-stage microsurgical reconstruction for facial palsy utilising the motor nerve to the masseter]
    A Momeni
    Chirurgische Universitätsklinik Freiburg, Plastische und Handchirurgie, Freiburg
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 42:95-101. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Distal phalangeal bone cysts: differentiation of enchondromata and epidermal cysts
    A Momeni
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 35:144-5. 2010

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. pmc Nipple reconstruction after implant-based breast reconstruction: a "matched-pair" outcome analysis focusing on the effects of radiotherapy
    Arash Momeni
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 66:1202-5. 2013
    ..Rarely, has the outcome of nipple reconstruction as it relates to postoperative morbidity, particularly after implant-based breast reconstruction, been analyzed...
  2. doi request reprint The quality of aesthetic surgery training in plastic surgery residency: a survey among residents in Germany
    Arash Momeni
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, 770Welch Road, Suite 400, Palo Alto, CA 94304 5715, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 70:704-8. 2013
    ..Adequate training in aesthetic surgery, however, has traditionally been challenging. The authors were interested in how these challenges were met abroad...
  3. doi request reprint The quality of systematic reviews in hand surgery: an analysis using AMSTAR
    Arash Momeni
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 131:831-7. 2013
    ..In the present study, a quality analysis of systematic reviews with a focus on hand surgery was performed...
  4. doi request reprint The foreskin advancement flap: an alternative technique for reconstruction of penile burns
    Arash Momeni
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 66:570-3. 2013
    ..We introduce the foreskin advancement flap that, when available, successfully addresses these key challenges and as such provides for an ideal reconstruction...
  5. pmc Is routine histological examination of mastectomy scars justified? An analysis of 619 scars
    Arash Momeni
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA 94304 5715, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 66:182-6. 2013
    ..However, this practice has been challenged by some and has become the topic of controversy. In a retrospective analysis we wished to assess whether routine submission of mastectomy scars altered treatment...
  6. doi request reprint Microsurgical reconstruction of the smile--contemporary trends
    Arash Momeni
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Microsurgery 33:69-76. 2013
    ..The advantages and disadvantages of single-stage versus multi-stage reconstruction will be discussed. Contemporary trends will be highlighted and the authors' preferred practice outlined...
  7. doi request reprint Should we continue to consider obesity a relative contraindication for autologous microsurgical breast reconstruction?
    Arash Momeni
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, 770 Welch Road, Suite 400, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 65:420-5. 2012
    ..As such, it has traditionally been considered a relative contraindication to autologous breast reconstruction. The purpose of this study was to assess whether this recommendation is justified...
  8. doi request reprint The use of the anterolateral thigh flap for microsurgical reconstruction of distal extremities after oncosurgical resection of soft-tissue sarcomas
    Arash Momeni
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 64:643-8. 2011
    ..Its thinness addresses the shallow defects typically encountered in the distal extremity and thus avoids the bulkiness encountered after reconstruction with musculocutaneous flaps...
  9. doi request reprint [Single-stage microsurgical reconstruction for facial palsy utilising the motor nerve to the masseter]
    A Momeni
    Chirurgische Universitätsklinik Freiburg, Plastische und Handchirurgie, Freiburg
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 42:95-101. 2010
    ..Utilising the motor nerve to the masseter muscle as a donor nerve allows single-stage microsurgical reconstruction of the smile in the setting of facial palsy with reproducible results...
  10. doi request reprint Distal phalangeal bone cysts: differentiation of enchondromata and epidermal cysts
    A Momeni
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Hand Surg Eur Vol 35:144-5. 2010
    ..This is important as there may be a higher recurrence rate following curettage and bone grafting...
  11. doi request reprint A case of intraoperative venous congestion of the entire DIEP-flap--a novel salvage technique and review of the literature
    Arash Momeni
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304 5715, USA
    Microsurgery 30:443-6. 2010
    ..Utilizing the superficial venous system via the superficial inferior epigastric vein (SIEV) and using the DIEV as a venous interposition graft resulted in successful salvage of the DIEP flap...
  12. doi request reprint [Evidence-based medicine--principles and impact on plastic surgery]
    A Momeni
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, 770 Welch Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304 5714, USA
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 42:374-8. 2010
    ..The plastic surgical community has appreciated the need for higher quality clinical studies. Improvement of the quality of reporting is, however, critical...
  13. doi request reprint The effect of preoperative radiotherapy on complication rate after microsurgical head and neck reconstruction
    Arash Momeni
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA 94304 5715, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 64:1454-9. 2011
    ..The present study was designed to evaluate the effects of preoperative XRT on complication rates in patients undergoing microsurgical reconstruction of head and neck defects after oncosurgical resection...
  14. doi request reprint Abdominal wall strength: a matched-pair analysis comparing muscle-sparing TRAM flap donor-site morbidity with the effects of abdominoplasty
    Arash Momeni
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:1454-9. 2010
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  15. doi request reprint The use of the vacuum-assisted closure in microsurgical reconstruction revisited: application in the reconstruction of the posttraumatic lower extremity
    Steffen U Eisenhardt
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    J Reconstr Microsurg 26:615-22. 2010
    ..Two flap failures were observed, both in patients with peripheral vascular disease. In conclusion, using the VAC device in the setting of microsurgical reconstruction is safe and allows for increased patient comfort...
  16. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based plastic surgery: controlled trials in three plastic surgical journals (1990 to 2005)
    Arash Momeni
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, German Cochrane Center, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Ann Plast Surg 62:293-6. 2009
    ..Execution and publication of controlled trials has increased in the plastic surgical literature. However, the quality of reporting deserves improvement...
  17. ncbi request reprint In vitro analysis of the interactions between preadipocytes and endothelial cells in a 3D fibrin matrix
    Jörg Borges
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 16:141-8. 2007
    ..An appropriate fibrin matrix as well as already differentiated endothelial cells are necessary for preadipocytes to develop their angiogenic activity via bFGF and VEGF...
  18. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of distal phalangeal injuries with the reverse homodigital island flap
    Arash Momeni
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Injury 39:1460-3. 2008
    ..All patients returned to full occupational activity within an average time period of 4.5 weeks. In conclusion, the reverse homodigital island flap is an excellent option for 1-stage reconstruction of distal phalangeal defects...
  19. ncbi request reprint Implantation of VEGF transfected preadipocytes improves vascularization of fibrin implants on the cylinder chorioallantoic membrane (CAM) model
    Nestor Torio-Padron
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 16:155-62. 2007
    ..The enhanced VEGF expression on transfected cells results in an increase of vascularization of the cell constructs on the CAM...
  20. doi request reprint Correlation between complication rate and patient satisfaction in abdominoplasty
    Arash Momeni
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Ann Plast Surg 62:5-6. 2009
    ..The median client satisfaction questionnaire-8 score among those patients with and without complications was 29. Thus, it seems that postoperative complications after abdominoplasty do not negatively affect patient satisfaction...
  21. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic transaxillary subpectoral augmentation mammaplasty: a safe and predictable procedure
    Arash Momeni
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg FRG, Hugstetter Strasse 55, 79095 Freiburg i Br, Germany
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 59:1076-81. 2006
    ..This technique is suitable for patients who prefer a hidden incision at a distant site, and provides predictability of aesthetic outcome and is safe...
  22. doi request reprint Complications in abdominoplasty: a risk factor analysis
    Arash Momeni
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Hugstetter Strasse 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 62:1250-4. 2009
    ..In this study, we analysed postoperative complications following abdominoplasty and evaluated the presence of statistically significant correlations between pre-existing risk factors and postoperative complications...
  23. doi request reprint Association between research sponsorship and study outcome in plastic surgery literature
    Arash Momeni
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 63:661-4. 2009
    ..However, trial funding is rarely declared in the plastic surgery literature. Thus, the quality of reporting needs to be improved to be able to investigate these relationships in greater detail and draw more representative conclusions...
  24. doi request reprint The extended pectoralis major flap for reconstruction of the upper posterior chest wall and axilla
    Niklas Iblher
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 136:790-1, 791.e1-13. 2008
  25. ncbi request reprint Nipple reconstruction: evidence-based trials in the plastic surgical literature
    Arash Momeni
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Center, 79106, Freiburg, Germany
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 32:18-20. 2008
    ..Clearly, more evidence-based trials are necessary to ensure that recommendations for a particular technique are based on solid scientific data...
  26. doi request reprint A new method for reducing postoperative complications and scar length in abdominoplasty
    Arash Momeni
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:227e-8e. 2008
  27. doi request reprint Free tissue transfer in reconstruction following soft tissue sarcoma resection
    Vincenzo Penna
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany
    Microsurgery 31:434-40. 2011
    ..Refinements in surgical techniques have resulted in the development of function preserving approaches increasingly avoiding limb amputation...
  28. doi request reprint Effectiveness of the Asteame Nipple Guard™ in maintaining projection following nipple reconstruction: a prospective randomised controlled trial
    James H Rosing
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, CA, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 63:1592-6. 2010
    ..The mean decrease in long-term nipple projection at 6 months in the experimental group was 46.6% vs. 71.8% in the control group (p<0.05). In conclusion, the Nipple Guard™ helps in maintaining nipple projection postoperatively...
  29. doi request reprint Is microsurgical head and neck reconstruction profitable?: analysis at an academic medical center
    Arash Momeni
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA 94304 5715, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 68:401-3. 2012
    ..27 per case. Microsurgical reconstruction secures substantial revenue for the institution. Innovative reimbursement models need to be implemented to attract skilled microsurgeons, who represent the backbone of these services...
  30. doi request reprint The "rising-sun-technique" in abdominoplasty
    Arash Momeni
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Ann Plast Surg 60:343-8. 2008
    ..68 cm (vs. 49.92 cm) and wound healing problems in 8.7% (vs. 23.9%). A marked reduction of scar length and postoperative wound healing problems is achievable with application of the technique presented in this article...
  31. doi request reprint The semi-open approach to the gracilis muscle flap: aesthetic refinements in gracilis muscle harvest
    Arash Momeni
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 25:63-7. 2009
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Ten years stable internal fixation of metacarpal and phalangeal hand fractures-risk factor and outcome analysis show no increase of complications in the treatment of open compared with closed fractures
    Holger Bannasch
    Departments of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    J Trauma 68:624-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this retrospective study is to discern whether the broadening of the indications for these implants is accompanied by increased complication rates...
  33. doi request reprint Oncosurgical and reconstructive concepts in the treatment of soft tissue sarcomas: a retrospective analysis
    Holger Bannasch
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Medical Center Freiburg UMCF, Hugstetter Strasse 55, 79106, Freiburg, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 129:43-9. 2009
    ..Thus, this disease entity is initially treated by surgeons with limited experience and expertise regarding the complex and demanding therapeutic regimen necessary to address this distinct group of malignancies...
  34. doi request reprint Evidence-based plastic surgery: controlled trials in three plastic surgical journals (1990-2005)
    Arash Momeni
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, German Cochrane Center, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Ann Plast Surg 61:221-5. 2008
    ..Execution and publication of controlled trials has increased in the plastic surgical literature. However, the quality of reporting deserves improvement...
  35. ncbi request reprint Safety, complications, and satisfaction of patients undergoing submuscular breast augmentation via the inframammary and endoscopic transaxillary approach
    Arash Momeni
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Hugstetter Strasse 55, 79095, Freiburg i Br, Germany
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 29:558-64. 2005
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Technical refinements of composite thoracodorsal system free flaps for 1-stage lower extremity reconstruction resulting in reduced donor-site morbidity
    Holger Bannasch
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Ann Plast Surg 60:386-90. 2008
    ..Here, we demonstrate the execution of technical refinements on free composite flap transfers based on the thoracodorsal vascular axis, thus resulting in a stepwise reduction of donor-site morbidity...
  37. ncbi request reprint Complications after flexor tendon injuries
    Arash Momeni
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, 770 Welch Road, Suite 400, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Hand Clin 26:179-89. 2010
    ..In the present article, the authors present complications encountered after flexor tendon repair and provide their preferred methods of prevention and treatment...
  38. ncbi request reprint Early Marjolin's ulcer in Bureau-Barriere syndrome
    Arash Momeni
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Germany
    Int J Low Extrem Wounds 5:204-6. 2006
    ..Clinically, it is characterized by a triad of symptoms, namely, acral ulcerations, polyneuropathy, and bone lesions. To date, the development of Marjolin's ulcer in the course of BBS has not been described to the authors' knowledge...
  39. ncbi request reprint In vitro angiogenesis properties of endothelial progenitor cells: a promising tool for vascularization of ex vivo engineered tissues
    Gunter Finkenzeller
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Hugstetter Str 55, D 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Tissue Eng 13:1413-20. 2007
    ..The attractiveness of this cell type for tissue engineering applications is strengthened further by the fact that these cells can be easily isolated from the peripheral blood of patients, thereby eliminating donor site morbidity...
  40. ncbi request reprint The thoracodorsal artery perforator flap with a vascularized scapular segment for reconstruction of a composite lower extremity defect
    A Momeni
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Microsurgery 26:515-8. 2006
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Outcome analysis of expander/implant versus microsurgical abdominal flap breast reconstruction: a critical study of 254 cases
    Chunjun Liu
    Peking Union Medical College, Plastic Surgery Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:2074-82. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to compare outcomes between EIBR and MAFBR in order to help future breast cancer patients to be more knowledgeable and better informed in choosing their optimal reconstruction option...
  42. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of breast reconstruction in breast cancer patients with a history of mantle radiation for Hodgkin lymphoma
    Ryan K Wong
    From the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
    Ann Plast Surg 72:S46-50. 2014
    ..In this study, we present postoperative outcomes in patients with a history of mantle radiation who underwent mastectomy and breast reconstruction...
  43. doi request reprint Current concepts for eyelid reanimation in facial palsy
    Arash Momeni
    From the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA
    Ann Plast Surg 72:242-5. 2014
    ..This review will focus on the treatment of ocular manifestations of facial palsy. The principles of eyelid rehabilitation will be presented along with a discussion of surgical and nonsurgical treatment options. ..
  44. doi request reprint Endoscopic release of the cubital tunnel
    Horst Zajonc
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Hugstetter Strasse 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Hand Clin 30:55-62. 2014
    ..Despite the extent of decompression performed, operative morbidity is minimal, with return to full duty being the rule even in manual laborers within 10 to 14 days postoperatively...
  45. ncbi request reprint Engineering of adipose tissue by injection of human preadipocytes in fibrin
    Nestor Torio-Padron
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 31:285-93. 2007
    ..Different tissue engineering approaches have been used in the past to generate adipose tissue. However, long-term results in terms of volume persistence have been disappointing...
  46. ncbi request reprint The free fibular flap: a useful flap for reconstruction following composite hand injuries
    A Momeni
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Centre, Germany
    J Hand Surg Br 31:304-5. 2006
    ..We present a case of the use of this flap for reconstruction of such a complex composite hand injury...
  47. doi request reprint A critical evaluation of the concomitant use of the implantable Doppler probe and the Vacuum Assisted Closure system in free tissue transfer
    H Bannasch
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Centre, Freiburg, Germany
    Microsurgery 28:412-6. 2008
    ..Interpretation of the signal transmitted by the probe is simple and potentially reduces misinterpretations due to different levels of experience...