D W Chang

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Affiliation: The University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Use of a vascularized fibula bone flap and intercalary allograft for diaphyseal reconstruction after resection of primary extremity bone sarcomas
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:1918-25. 2005
  2. doi Reconstruction of the pelvic ring with vascularized double-strut fibular flap following internal hemipelvectomy
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:1993-2000. 2008
  3. pmc Breast Reconstruction with Microvascular MS-TRAM and DIEP Flaps
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Arch Plast Surg 39:3-10. 2012
  4. doi Lymphaticovenular bypass surgery for lymphedema management in breast cancer patients
    D W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 44:343-7. 2012
  5. ncbi Effect of obesity on flap and donor-site complications in free transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap breast reconstruction
    D W Chang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 105:1640-8. 2000
  6. ncbi Analysis of pharyngocutaneous fistula following free jejunal transfer for total laryngopharyngectomy
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Department of Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:1522-7. 2002
  7. ncbi Autologous breast reconstruction with the extended latissimus dorsi flap
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 443, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:751-9; discussion 760-1. 2002
  8. doi Breast reconstruction and lymphedema
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030 4009, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:19-23. 2010
  9. ncbi Cavernous nerve reconstruction to preserve erectile function following non-nerve-sparing radical retropubic prostatectomy: a prospective study
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 443, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:1174-81. 2003
  10. doi Use of vascularized periosteum or bone to improve healing of segmental allografts after tumor resection: an ovine rib model
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 123:71-8. 2009

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  1. ncbi Use of a vascularized fibula bone flap and intercalary allograft for diaphyseal reconstruction after resection of primary extremity bone sarcomas
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:1918-25. 2005
    ..However, the difficulties in achieving reliable long-term healing with allograft reconstruction have led us to use vascularized fibula transfer to enhance healing...
  2. doi Reconstruction of the pelvic ring with vascularized double-strut fibular flap following internal hemipelvectomy
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:1993-2000. 2008
    ..The authors present an innovative method for pelvic ring reconstruction using a vascularized double-strut fibular bone flap that provides a stable pelvis and recovery of normal or near-normal gait...
  3. pmc Breast Reconstruction with Microvascular MS-TRAM and DIEP Flaps
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Arch Plast Surg 39:3-10. 2012
    ....
  4. doi Lymphaticovenular bypass surgery for lymphedema management in breast cancer patients
    D W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 44:343-7. 2012
    ..Currently, microsurgical variations of lymphatic bypass, in which excess lymph trapped within the lymphedematous limb is redirected into other lymphatic basins or into the venous circulation, have gained popularity...
  5. ncbi Effect of obesity on flap and donor-site complications in free transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap breast reconstruction
    D W Chang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 105:1640-8. 2000
    ..Patients who are morbidly obese are at very high risk of failure and complications and should avoid any type of TRAM flap breast reconstruction...
  6. ncbi Analysis of pharyngocutaneous fistula following free jejunal transfer for total laryngopharyngectomy
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Department of Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:1522-7. 2002
    ..Most patients are able to resume oral feeding once the fistula is closed...
  7. ncbi Autologous breast reconstruction with the extended latissimus dorsi flap
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 443, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:751-9; discussion 760-1. 2002
    ..In conclusion, the extended latissimus dorsi flap is a reliable method for total autologous breast reconstruction in most patients and should be considered more often as a primary choice for breast reconstruction...
  8. doi Breast reconstruction and lymphedema
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030 4009, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:19-23. 2010
    ..operated on and/or irradiated axilla lead to a higher incidence of lymphedema? In patients who have developed lymphedema following mastectomy, does delayed breast reconstruction with autologous flap reduce the severity of the lymphedema?..
  9. ncbi Cavernous nerve reconstruction to preserve erectile function following non-nerve-sparing radical retropubic prostatectomy: a prospective study
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 443, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:1174-81. 2003
    ..In conclusion, autologous sural nerve grafting after non-nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy is an effective means of preserving spontaneous erectile activity after the operation while maximizing cancer control potential...
  10. doi Use of vascularized periosteum or bone to improve healing of segmental allografts after tumor resection: an ovine rib model
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 123:71-8. 2009
    ..Using an ovine rib model, the authors studied whether the addition of a vascularized periosteum or bone flap improved healing compared with a segmental allograft alone...
  11. doi Primary versus secondary postmastectomy reconstruction
    D W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 40:225-9. 2008
    ..The likelihood of tumor recurrence, extent of excision required, and need for postoperative radiation, as well as psychosocial and financial considerations, may affect whether immediate or delayed reconstruction is appropriate...
  12. doi Effects of an autologous flap combined with an implant for breast reconstruction: an evaluation of 1000 consecutive reconstructions of previously irradiated breasts
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:356-62. 2008
    ..The goal of the authors' study was to determine whether an autologous tissue flap, when combined with an implant for breast reconstruction, reduces the incidence of implant-related complications in previously irradiated breasts...
  13. ncbi Reconstructive strategies in soft tissue reconstruction after resection of spinal neoplasms
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1101-6. 2007
    ..A retrospective study of 134 consecutive cases in 92 patients who underwent soft tissue reconstruction of the spinal region following tumor removal...
  14. doi Lymphaticovenular bypass for lymphedema management in breast cancer patients: a prospective study
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030 4009, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:752-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this prospective study was to provide a preliminary analysis of lymphaticovenular bypass for the treatment of upper limb lymphedema in breast cancer patients...
  15. ncbi Management of advanced mandibular osteoradionecrosis with free flap reconstruction
    D W Chang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 443, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Head Neck 23:830-5. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of free tissue transfer for treatment of advanced mandibular osteoradionecrosis (ORN) in head and neck cancer patients...
  16. ncbi Microvascular reconstruction of the skull base
    D W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Semin Surg Oncol 19:211-7. 2000
    ..Semin. Surg. Oncol. 19:211-217, 2000...
  17. ncbi Recent advances in reconstructive surgery for soft-tissue sarcomas
    D W Chang
    University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 2:495-501. 2000
    ..In this review, current methods of reconstruction following sarcoma resection are discussed, and advances are highlighted...
  18. ncbi Effect of smoking on complications in patients undergoing free TRAM flap breast reconstruction
    D W Chang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 105:2374-80. 2000
    ..Smoking-related complications were significantly reduced when the reconstruction was delayed or when the patient stopped smoking at least 4 weeks before surgery...
  19. ncbi Closure of hemicorporectomy with bilateral subtotal thigh flaps
    D W Chang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030 4095, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 105:1742-6. 2000
    ..The subtotal thigh flap is a well-vascularized thick flap that provides a firm support for the abdominal viscera and is a large flap that can be used to close even a high lumbar defect...
  20. ncbi Reconstructive management of contralateral breast cancer in patients who previously underwent unilateral breast reconstruction
    D W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery and Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 108:352-8; discussion 359-60. 2001
    ..The best result is obtained when similar methods and tissues are used on both sides...
  21. ncbi Reconstructive management of cranial base defects after tumor ablation
    D W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The Department of Neurosurgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 107:1346-55; discussion 1356-7. 2001
    ..With proper patient selection, successful cranial base reconstruction can be performed with either local or free flaps with a low incidence of complications...
  22. ncbi Incidence of hematoma associated with ketorolac after TRAM flap breast reconstruction
    S Sharma
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 107:352-5. 2001
    ....
  23. ncbi Comparison of immediate and delayed free TRAM flap breast reconstruction in patients receiving postmastectomy radiation therapy
    N V Tran
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 108:78-82. 2001
    ..These findings indicate that, in patients who are candidates for free TRAM flap breast reconstruction and need postmastectomy radiation therapy, reconstruction should be delayed until radiation therapy is complete...
  24. ncbi Comparison of cost for DIEP and free TRAM flap breast reconstructions
    S S Kroll
    Department of Plastic Surgery at The University of Texas, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 107:1413-6; discussion 1417-8. 2001
    ..There were 21 DIEP flaps and 24 free TRAM flaps in the series. In this series, there was no significant difference between the cost of DIEP and free TRAM flap breast reconstruction...
  25. ncbi Upper extremity limb salvage with microvascular reconstruction in patients with advanced sarcoma
    John Y Kim
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:400-8; discussion 409-10. 2004
    ..3 percent. In select patients with advanced upper extremity sarcoma undergoing limb salvage, microvascular flap reconstruction can provide reliable, safe coverage with reasonable preservation of function...
  26. ncbi Postoperative morphine requirements of free TRAM and DIEP flaps
    S S Kroll
    Department of Plastic Surgery at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 107:338-41. 2001
    ..It was concluded that the use of the DIEP flap does reduce the patient requirement for postoperative pain medication and therefore presumably reduces postoperative pain. It may also slightly shorten hospital stay...
  27. ncbi Segmental femur reconstruction using an intercalary allograft with an intramedullary vascularized fibula bone flap
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 20:195-9. 2004
    ..The allograft provides bone stock and early stability, while the addition of the vascularized bone flap substantially facilitates the host-allograft union...
  28. ncbi Coverage of skull base defects
    H N Langstein
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Clin Plast Surg 28:375-87, x. 2001
    ..When the defects are larger and in irradiated beds, free tissue transfer has emerged as the most reliable method to bolster the dural repair...
  29. ncbi Internal mammary perforator recipient vessels for breast reconstruction using free TRAM, DIEP, and SIEA flaps
    Michel Saint-Cyr
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:1769-73. 2007
    ..However, it is not known whether they are as reliable as the internal mammary vessels or whether their use would result in increased recipient-site complications...
  30. pmc Genetic variations in regulator of G-protein signaling genes as susceptibility loci for second primary tumor/recurrence in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Jianming Wang
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Carcinogenesis 31:1755-61. 2010
    ..Our results stressed the importance of taking a polygenic approach to evaluate the cumulative and interaction effects of genetic variations in the prediction of cancer risk and prognosis...
  31. doi Rib-sparing internal mammary vessel harvest for microvascular breast reconstruction in 100 consecutive cases
    Justin M Sacks
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030 4009, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 123:1403-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the authors' rib-sparing technique for accessing the internal mammary vessels that is efficient and reliable and limits chest wall morbidity...
  32. doi Evaluation of outcomes in breast reconstructions combining lower abdominal free flaps and permanent implants
    Kendall R Roehl
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:349-57. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate outcomes in breast reconstruction combining lower abdominal flaps with implants and to compare the impact of timing of implant placement on complication and revision rates...
  33. doi Genome-wide association studies of bladder cancer risk: a field synopsis of progress and potential applications
    Xifeng Wu
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1155 Pressler Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Cancer Metastasis Rev 28:269-80. 2009
    ..The ultimate goal is the development of a comprehensive risk prediction model which integrates genetic, environment, and person risk factors to benefit disease diagnosis, prevention, and treatment...
  34. doi Analysis of 49 cases of flap compromise in 1310 free flaps for head and neck reconstruction
    Peirong Yu
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Head Neck 31:45-51. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the causes of flap compromise and failure in head and neck free flap reconstruction...
  35. doi Impact of reconstructive microsurgery in patients with advanced oral cavity cancers
    Matthew M Hanasono
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Head Neck 31:1289-96. 2009
    ..Our goal was to determine the impact of reconstructive microsurgery on the treatment of advanced oral cavity cancers...
  36. ncbi Randomized phase II trial evaluation of erectile function after attempted unilateral cavernous nerve-sparing retropubic radical prostatectomy with versus without unilateral sural nerve grafting for clinically localized prostate cancer
    John W Davis
    Department of Urology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Eur Urol 55:1135-43. 2009
    ..Nonrandomized studies of unilateral nerve-sparing (UNS) radical prostatectomy (RP) have reported improved recovery of erectile function if the sacrificed cavernous nerve is reconstructed with a sural nerve graft (SNG)...
  37. ncbi Limb salvage for soft-tissue malignancies of the foot: an evaluation of free-tissue transfer
    Howard N Langstein
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4395, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:152-9. 2002
    ..Thus, it seems that free flaps help facilitate limb salvage and that they may preserve meaningful limb function in patients who undergo resection of soft-tissue malignancies of the foot...
  38. ncbi Implications of axillary sentinel lymph node biopsy in immediate autologous breast reconstruction
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:1888-96. 2002
    ..New developments in breast cancer diagnosis and treatment necessitate a team approach, with increased communication between the breast surgeon and the plastic surgeon in planning surgery for these patients...
  39. doi Overview of surgical treatments for breast cancer-related lymphedema
    Hiroo Suami
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:1853-63. 2010
    ..This review of surgical procedures for the treatment of postmastectomy lymphedema focuses on microsurgical lymphovenous shunt operations and discusses current issues in surgical treatment and the need for uniform treatment standards...
  40. ncbi Lateral thoracic artery as a vascular variant in the supply to the free serratus anterior flap
    J E Lipa
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030-4009, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 17:413-5. 2001
    ..There were no other associated features in this patient to warn of the vascular variant. Reconstructive surgeons should be aware of possible variations in the vascular anatomy of this flap...
  41. ncbi Free transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous flap breast reconstruction in patients with prior abdominal suction-assisted lipectomy
    John Y S Kim
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:28e-31e. 2004
  42. doi Reconstruction of massive oncologic defects using free fillet flaps
    Jon P Ver Halen
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe BoulevardHouston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:913-22. 2010
    ..For these large defects that require a free flap, the distal portions of these limbs can be harvested as fillet flaps and represent the "spare parts" concept of surgical reconstruction...
  43. doi Immediate soft-tissue reconstruction for complex defects of the spine following surgery for spinal neoplasms
    Patrick B Garvey
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:1460-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the outcomes of this new prophylactic approach to managing complex spine wounds...
  44. ncbi Comparison of donor-site complications and functional outcomes in free muscle-sparing TRAM flap and free DIEP flap breast reconstruction
    Anureet K Bajaj
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:737-46; discussion 747-50. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the donor-site morbidity and functional outcomes in women who underwent free muscle-sparing TRAM flap or free DIEP flap breast reconstruction...
  45. ncbi Reconstruction of the chestwall and thorax
    Roman J Skoracki
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
    J Surg Oncol 94:455-65. 2006
    ..Tissue flaps may be needed to provide vascularized tissue over alloplastic materials used to stabilize the chest wall, to cover vital structures of the chest cavity, to fill dead space, and to improve cosmesis...
  46. ncbi Pediatric mandibular reconstruction using a vascularized fibula flap
    Melissa A Crosby
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Head Neck 30:311-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to address questions concerning the functional outcome following mandibular reconstruction with vascularized fibula flap in skeletally immature children..
  47. ncbi Use of the free fibula flap for restoration of orbital support and midfacial projection following maxillectomy
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 19:147-52. 2003
    ....
  48. ncbi Breast reconstruction in older women: advantages of autogenous tissue
    Joan E Lipa
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:1110-21. 2003
    ..It was concluded that age alone should not determine the type of breast reconstruction and that autogenous tissue breast reconstruction can be a safe successful alternative for women 65 years of age or older...
  49. ncbi Upper extremity reconstruction following resection of soft tissue sarcomas: a functional outcomes analysis
    John Y Kim
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 443, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:921-7. 2004
    ..We reviewed our experience with limb salvage therapy for upper extremity sarcomas with an emphasis on functional outcomes following the reconstructive surgery...
  50. doi Comparison of donor-site morbidity of SIEA, DIEP, and muscle-sparing TRAM flaps for breast reconstruction
    Liza C Wu
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:702-9. 2008
    ....
  51. ncbi Strategies and options for free TRAM flap breast reconstruction in patients with midline abdominal scars
    Lior Heller
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:753-9; discussion 760-1. 2005
    ..In this study, the authors reviewed their experience with the TRAM flap for breast reconstruction in patients with midline abdominal scars to evaluate the various strategies used to optimize reconstructive outcomes...
  52. ncbi Changing trends in recipient vessel selection for microvascular autologous breast reconstruction: an analysis of 1483 consecutive cases
    Michel Saint-Cyr
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:1993-2000. 2007
    ..Over the years, the authors' preferred recipient vessels for microvascular autologous breast reconstruction have changed from the thoracodorsal to the internal mammary vessels...
  53. ncbi Breast cancer in reduction mammaplasty specimens: case reports and guidelines
    Angela J Keleher
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Breast J 9:120-5. 2003
    ..All four patients underwent modified radical mastectomy. The role of mammography, surgical options, specimen evaluation, and practical guidelines are discussed...
  54. ncbi Minimal incision technique for sural nerve graft harvest: experience with 61 patients
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 18:671-6. 2002
    ..A new minimal incision technique of sural nerve harvesting that is simple and quick, causes minimal donor site morbidity, and preserves the integrity of the nerve is described...
  55. ncbi Reconstruction of ablative skull base defects in the pediatric population
    Brian A Moore
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1402, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:719-27. 2007
    ..Surgical defects are often large and cause significant functional, aesthetic, and psychological issues. The authors present their experience with reconstruction of the anterior and lateral skull base in the pediatric population...
  56. ncbi Comparison of guided bone formation from periosteum and muscle fascia
    Eric M Brey
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:1216-22. 2007
    ..The authors performed a rigorous, quantitative, histomorphometric comparison of bone prefabrication in a large-animal model comparing graft implanted against muscle fascia and periosteum...
  57. ncbi Pedicled flaps for foot defects in elderly patients: is duplex ultrasonography necessary?
    Lior Heller
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:1836-7. 2005
  58. ncbi Ovine model for engineering bone segments
    Ming Huei Cheng
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Tissue Eng 11:214-25. 2005
    ..This ovine model may serve as a useful tool to develop clinical osseous tissue-engineering strategies...