Steven J Kronowitz

Summary

Affiliation: The University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Current status of autologous tissue-based breast reconstruction in patients receiving postmastectomy radiation therapy
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:282-92. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Current status of implant-based breast reconstruction in patients receiving postmastectomy radiation therapy
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1402, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:513e-523e. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of sentinel lymph node biopsy on the evolution of breast reconstruction
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:1089-99. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Immediate versus delayed reconstruction
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Plast Surg 34:39-50; abstract vi. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Practical guidelines for repair of partial mastectomy defects using the breast reduction technique in patients undergoing breast conservation therapy
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:1755-68. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Redesigned gluteal artery perforator flap for breast reconstruction
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:728-34. 2008
  8. doi request reprint A management algorithm and practical oncoplastic surgical techniques for repairing partial mastectomy defects
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:1631-47. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Radiation therapy and breast reconstruction: a critical review of the literature
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:395-408. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Delayed-immediate breast reconstruction: technical and timing considerations
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:463-74. 2010

Detail Information

Publications35

  1. doi request reprint Current status of autologous tissue-based breast reconstruction in patients receiving postmastectomy radiation therapy
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:282-92. 2012
    ..The author reviewed the literature to determine the clinical impact that the increasing use of radiation therapy has had on the management of patients with breast cancer who desire autologous tissue-based breast reconstruction...
  2. ncbi request reprint Current status of implant-based breast reconstruction in patients receiving postmastectomy radiation therapy
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1402, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:513e-523e. 2012
    ..The author reviewed the literature to determine the clinical impact of this increasing use of postmastectomy radiation therapy in patients with breast cancer who desire implant-based breast reconstruction...
  3. ncbi request reprint 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Impact of sentinel lymph node biopsy on the evolution of breast reconstruction
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:1089-99. 2006
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  5. ncbi request reprint Immediate versus delayed reconstruction
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Clin Plast Surg 34:39-50; abstract vi. 2007
    ..This article addresses the clinical dilemma of determining the appropriate timing of breast reconstruction based on various patient-related clinical and pathological factors...
  6. ncbi request reprint Practical guidelines for repair of partial mastectomy defects using the breast reduction technique in patients undergoing breast conservation therapy
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:1755-68. 2007
    ..The authors previously compared the local tissue rearrangement, breast reduction, and latissimus dorsi flap reconstruction techniques for repairing partial mastectomy defects and showed the benefits of breast reduction...
  7. doi request reprint Redesigned gluteal artery perforator flap for breast reconstruction
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:728-34. 2008
    ..The author investigated whether a redesigned gluteal artery perforator (R-GAP) flap is more reliable than the SE-GAP flap for breast reconstruction...
  8. doi request reprint A management algorithm and practical oncoplastic surgical techniques for repairing partial mastectomy defects
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:1631-47. 2008
    ..In patients undergoing a partial mastectomy, choosing the best method with which to repair the defect is essential to optimizing outcomes and minimizing the potential for postoperative complications...
  9. doi request reprint Radiation therapy and breast reconstruction: a critical review of the literature
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:395-408. 2009
    ..The optimal timing and technique of breast reconstruction in patients who may require postmastectomy radiation therapy are controversial. To help surgeons make the best decisions, the authors reviewed the recent literature on this topic...
  10. doi request reprint Delayed-immediate breast reconstruction: technical and timing considerations
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:463-74. 2010
    ..This report highlights important technical and timing considerations in delayed-immediate reconstruction that help ensure the best outcomes with low rates of expander loss...
  11. doi request reprint A multidisciplinary protocol for planned skin-preserving delayed breast reconstruction for patients with locally advanced breast cancer requiring postmastectomy radiation therapy: 3-year follow-up
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:2154-66. 2011
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  12. ncbi request reprint Advances and surgical decision-making for breast reconstruction
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 107:893-907. 2006
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Determining the optimal approach to breast reconstruction after partial mastectomy
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:1-11; discussion 12-4. 2006
    ..The authors reviewed their experience with repair of partial mastectomy defects to determine the optimal approach to breast reconstruction after partial mastectomy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Breast reconstruction with postmastectomy radiation therapy: current issues
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:950-60. 2004
    ..Immediate breast reconstruction probably should be avoided in patients known to require postmastectomy radiation therapy and delayed until it is certain the therapy will be needed in patients who may require the therapy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Delayed-immediate breast reconstruction
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:1617-28. 2004
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  16. ncbi request reprint Optimizing autologous breast reconstruction in thin patients
    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 112:1768-78. 2003
    ..85, p = 0.01). The results of this study suggest that the TRAM flap/implant breast reconstruction should be considered as an alternative to the latissimus dorsi flap/implant breast reconstruction in women with a thin body habitus...
  17. ncbi request reprint The impact of immediate breast reconstruction on the technical delivery of postmastectomy radiotherapy
    Sabin B Motwani
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66:76-82. 2006
    ..To quantify the impact of immediate breast reconstruction on postmastectomy radiation therapy (PMRT) planning...
  18. doi request reprint Management of local-regional recurrence following immediate breast reconstruction in patients with early breast cancer treated without postmastectomy radiotherapy
    Ranjna Sharma
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Plastic Surgery, Radiation Oncology, and Breast Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:1763-72. 2011
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  19. doi request reprint Impact of surgical techniques, biomaterials, and patient variables on rate of nipple necrosis after nipple-sparing mastectomy
    Daniel J Gould
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Box 443, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 132:330e-8e. 2013
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Local, regional, and systemic recurrence rates in patients undergoing skin-sparing mastectomy compared with conventional mastectomy
    Min Yi
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Cancer 117:916-24. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the rates of local, regional, and systemic recurrence, and survival in breast cancer patients who underwent skin-sparing mastectomy (SSM) or conventional mastectomy (CM) at our institution...
  21. ncbi request reprint Treatment and outcome of patients with chest wall recurrence after mastectomy and breast reconstruction
    Anees Chagpar
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Box 444, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Surg 187:164-9. 2004
    ..We examined the impact of breast reconstruction on the treatment and outcomes of patients who subsequently developed a CWR...
  22. ncbi request reprint Immediate breast reconstruction can impact postmastectomy irradiation
    Naomi R Schechter
    Departments of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 28:485-94. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to qualitatively assess the effect of immediate reconstruction on the design of postmastectomy radiotherapy fields at our institution...
  23. doi request reprint Acellular dermal matrix in irradiated tissue expander/implant-based breast reconstruction: evidence-based review
    Mark W Clemens
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:27S-34S. 2012
    ..The benefits of acellular dermal matrix for breast reconstruction have been well described. However, its clinical impact for breast reconstruction in the setting of radiation therapy has not been well reported...
  24. doi request reprint Present-day locoregional control in patients with t1 or t2 breast cancer with 0 and 1 to 3 positive lymph nodes after mastectomy without radiotherapy
    Ranjna Sharma
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2899-908. 2010
    ..We sought to determine present-day locoregional recurrence (LRR) rates to better understand the role of postmastectomy radiotherapy (PMRT) in women with 0 to 3 positive lymph nodes...
  25. ncbi request reprint Technical variations of the bipedicled TRAM flap in unilateral breast reconstruction: effects of conventional versus microsurgical techniques of pedicle transfer on complications rates
    Roy L H Ng
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, and the Division of Plastic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:374-84; discussion 385-8. 2004
    ..However, these differences were not statistically significant, and this trend must be verified in a larger study...
  26. ncbi request reprint The effect of ethnicity on immediate reconstruction rates after mastectomy for breast cancer
    Jennifer F Tseng
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Cancer 101:1514-23. 2004
    ..Multiple factors may influence whether patients undergo immediate breast reconstruction along with mastectomy for breast cancer. The authors investigated whether ethnicity was an independent predictor of immediate breast reconstruction...
  27. doi request reprint Outcomes of various techniques of abdominal fascia closure after TRAM flap breast reconstruction
    James H Boehmler
    Department of Plastic Surgery and the Division of Quantitative Sciences, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 123:773-81. 2009
    ..The authors reviewed outcomes with various techniques to identify the optimal one...
  28. ncbi request reprint Pelvic, abdominal, and chest wall reconstruction with AlloDerm in patients at increased risk for mesh-related complications
    Charles E Butler
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:1263-75; discussion 1276-7. 2005
    ..When used for fascial reconstruction, AlloDerm forms a strong repair, causes minimal abdominal adhesions, and resists infection...
  29. ncbi request reprint Lower extremity reconstruction
    Lior Heller
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Surg Oncol 94:479-89. 2006
    ..It not only allows them to rapidly resume adjuvant therapies but also enables them to more easily resume their activities of daily living...
  30. doi request reprint Tamoxifen increases the risk of microvascular flap complications in patients undergoing microvascular breast reconstruction
    Brian P Kelley
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1402, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:305-14. 2012
    ..Some centers have implemented protocols to temporarily stop tamoxifen before microvascular breast reconstruction. The authors sought to determine whether this practice is warranted...
  31. doi request reprint Effect of intraoperative saline fill volume on perioperative outcomes in tissue expander breast reconstruction
    Melissa A Crosby
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer, Houston, Texas 77030 4095, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:1065-72. 2011
    ..The authors evaluated patients undergoing immediate breast reconstruction with tissue expanders with varying saline fill volumes to determine patient-, surgery-, and disease-related factors associated with complication risk...
  32. doi request reprint Muscle-Sparing TRAM Flap Does Not Protect Breast Reconstruction from Postmastectomy Radiation Damage Compared with the DIEP Flap
    Patrick B Garvey
    Houston, Texas From the Departments of Plastic Surgery and Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center
    Plast Reconstr Surg 133:223-33. 2014
    ..The authors hypothesized that irradiated muscle-sparing free transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous (TRAM) flaps experience less fat necrosis than irradiated deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flaps...
  33. ncbi request reprint Immediate breast reconstruction after skin-sparing mastectomy for the treatment of advanced breast cancer: radiation oncology considerations
    Thomas A Buchholz
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:820-1. 2002
  34. ncbi request reprint Important technical considerations for skin-sparing mastectomy with sentinel lymph node dissection
    Henry Mark Kuerer
    Arch Surg 137:747. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint Sentinel lymph node biopsy followed by delayed mastectomy and reconstruction
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Am J Surg 189:251-2. 2005