John P Fischer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Risk analysis of early implant loss after immediate breast reconstruction: a review of 14,585 patients
    John P Fischer
    Divisions of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 217:983-90. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Impact of obesity on outcomes in breast reconstruction: analysis of 15,937 patients from the ACS-NSQIP datasets
    John P Fischer
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 217:656-64. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Risk analysis and stratification of surgical morbidity after immediate breast reconstruction
    John P Fischer
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 217:780-7. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Factors associated with readmission following plastic surgery: a review of 10,669 procedures from the 2011 American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program data set
    John P Fischer
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 132:666-74. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Outcome analysis of 244 consecutive flaps for managing complex groin wounds
    John P Fischer
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 66:1396-404. 2013
  6. doi request reprint A retrospective review of outcomes and flap selection in free tissue transfers for complex lower extremity reconstruction
    John P Fischer
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 29:407-16. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Free tissue transfer in the obese patient: an outcome and cost analysis in 1258 consecutive abdominally based reconstructions
    John P Fischer
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 131:681e-92e. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Breast reconstruction modality outcome study: a comparison of expander/implants and free flaps in select patients
    John P Fischer
    Divisions of Plastic Surgery and Finance, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 131:928-34. 2013
  9. doi request reprint A 15-year experience of complex scalp reconstruction using free tissue transfer-analysis of risk factors for complications
    John P Fischer
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 29:89-97. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Prophylactic muscle flaps in vascular surgery: the Penn Groin Assessment Scale
    John P Fischer
    Divisions of Plastic Surgery and Vascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:940e-949e. 2012

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Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Risk analysis of early implant loss after immediate breast reconstruction: a review of 14,585 patients
    John P Fischer
    Divisions of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 217:983-90. 2013
    ..Early prosthesis loss is an infrequent but serious complication after breast reconstruction. We assessed perioperative risk factors associated with early device loss after immediate breast reconstruction (IBR) using the ACS-NSQIP datasets...
  2. doi request reprint Impact of obesity on outcomes in breast reconstruction: analysis of 15,937 patients from the ACS-NSQIP datasets
    John P Fischer
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 217:656-64. 2013
    ..We aimed to use the World Health Organization (WHO) obesity stratification scheme to assess the overall risk of obese patients undergoing breast reconstruction using the ACS-NSQIP database from 2005 to 2010...
  3. doi request reprint Risk analysis and stratification of surgical morbidity after immediate breast reconstruction
    John P Fischer
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 217:780-7. 2013
    ..We used the ACS-NSQIP datasets from 2005 to 2011 to derive predictors of morbidity and to stratify risk after immediate breast reconstruction (IBR)...
  4. doi request reprint Factors associated with readmission following plastic surgery: a review of 10,669 procedures from the 2011 American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program data set
    John P Fischer
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 132:666-74. 2013
    ..This study explored factors associated with readmission following plastic surgery using a prospective, validated, national database...
  5. doi request reprint Outcome analysis of 244 consecutive flaps for managing complex groin wounds
    John P Fischer
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 66:1396-404. 2013
    ..We present a large experience of flaps for managing complex groin wounds. The purpose of our study was to assess outcomes with respect to flap selection and indication (prophylactic versus salvage)...
  6. doi request reprint A retrospective review of outcomes and flap selection in free tissue transfers for complex lower extremity reconstruction
    John P Fischer
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 29:407-16. 2013
    ..Complex lower extremity wounds present a significant challenge to the reconstructive surgeon. We report a consecutive experience of free tissue transfers for lower extremity reconstruction with a focus on outcomes and flap selection...
  7. doi request reprint Free tissue transfer in the obese patient: an outcome and cost analysis in 1258 consecutive abdominally based reconstructions
    John P Fischer
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 131:681e-92e. 2013
    ..The authors provide a comprehensive outcome analysis of patients undergoing abdominally based autologous breast reconstruction...
  8. doi request reprint Breast reconstruction modality outcome study: a comparison of expander/implants and free flaps in select patients
    John P Fischer
    Divisions of Plastic Surgery and Finance, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 131:928-34. 2013
    ..The authors provide outcomes data comparing two common reconstructive modalities to assist patients and surgeons in preoperative counseling and discussions...
  9. doi request reprint A 15-year experience of complex scalp reconstruction using free tissue transfer-analysis of risk factors for complications
    John P Fischer
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 29:89-97. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to determine factors associated with complications...
  10. doi request reprint Prophylactic muscle flaps in vascular surgery: the Penn Groin Assessment Scale
    John P Fischer
    Divisions of Plastic Surgery and Vascular Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:940e-949e. 2012
    ..The authors present a risk assessment tool, an evidence-based algorithm for using prophylactic muscle flaps, and a comprehensive cost analysis...
  11. doi request reprint Perioperative hemodynamics in free flap breast reconstruction: incidence, predictors, and management of tachycardia
    John P Fischer
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 69:356-60. 2012
    ..In this study, we examine perioperative circulatory and physiologic changes in an effort to identify risk factors and complications associated with postoperative tachycardia...
  12. doi request reprint Prophylactic muscle flaps in vascular surgery
    John P Fischer
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 55:1081-6. 2012
    ..We have taken steps to reduce potential complications at the time of initial surgery by performing prophylactic muscle flaps. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and benefit of prophylactic flaps in high-risk patients...
  13. doi request reprint Peri-operative risk factors associated with early tissue expander (TE) loss following immediate breast reconstruction (IBR): a review of 9305 patients from the 2005-2010 ACS-NSQIP datasets
    John P Fischer
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 66:1504-12. 2013
    ..Early loss of an implant is a serious complication following breast reconstruction. We assess perioperative risk factors associated with tissue expander (TE) loss following immediate breast reconstruction (IBR) using the ACS-NSQIP datasets...
  14. doi request reprint Breast reconstruction in the morbidly obese patient: assessment of 30-day complications using the 2005 to 2010 National Surgical Quality Improvement Program data sets
    John P Fischer
    Philadelphia, Pa From the Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Plast Reconstr Surg 132:750-61. 2013
    ..The authors assess the risk and safety profiles of both implant and autologous breast reconstructions in the morbidly obese population using the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program data sets...
  15. doi request reprint Comprehensive outcome and cost analysis of free tissue transfer for breast reconstruction: an experience with 1303 flaps
    John P Fischer
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 131:195-203. 2013
    ..The authors present their longitudinal experience of free tissue breast reconstructions with an emphasis on predictors of major surgical and medical complications...
  16. doi request reprint Complications in body contouring procedures: an analysis of 1797 patients from the 2005 to 2010 American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program databases
    John P Fischer
    Philadelphia, Pa From the Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Plast Reconstr Surg 132:1411-20. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the incidence and predictors of surgical and medical morbidity following body contouring procedures...
  17. doi request reprint Delayed autologous breast reconstruction: factors which influence patient decision making
    Jonas A Nelson
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States Electronic address
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 66:1513-20. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine delayed autologous breast reconstruction at a center favouring immediate reconstruction to better understand factors driving the decision to delay reconstruction...
  18. doi request reprint Sartorius transposition during inguinal lymphadenectomy for melanoma
    Edmund K Bartlett
    Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19147, USA
    J Surg Res 184:209-15. 2013
    ..Sartorius transposition (ST) is a technique that has been proposed to minimize morbidity. We report the frequency of utilization of ST and associated clinical outcomes in a national sample...
  19. doi request reprint Optimizing the fascial closure: an analysis of 1261 abdominally based free flap reconstructions
    Emily C Cleveland
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 71:255-60. 2013
    ..The purposes of our study were to critically examine abdominal donor-site morbidity and to present our algorithm for optimizing donor site closure to reduce these complications...
  20. doi request reprint Does previous chest wall irradiation increase vascular complications in free autologous breast reconstruction?
    Joshua Fosnot
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:496-504. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether prereconstruction radiation therapy affects the rate of vascular complications in free flap breast reconstruction...
  21. doi request reprint Lower extremity free flap outcomes using an anastomotic venous coupler device
    Nilton D Medina
    From the Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Ann Plast Surg 72:176-9. 2014
    ..We present one of the largest series to date examining the use of the venous coupler in microsurgical reconstruction of the lower extremity...
  22. doi request reprint Patterns of preoperative laboratory testing in patients undergoing outpatient plastic surgery procedures
    John P Fischer
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
    Aesthet Surg J 34:133-41. 2014
    ..We searched the American College of Surgeons-National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP) data set to determine the impact of preoperative laboratory testing in ambulatory plastic surgery patients...
  23. doi request reprint Complications following reduction mammaplasty: a review of 3538 cases from the 2005-2010 NSQIP data sets
    John P Fischer
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    Aesthet Surg J 34:66-73. 2014
    ..Reduction mammaplasty is an established and effective technique to treat symptomatic macromastia. Variable rates of complications have been reported, and there is a continued need for better outcome assessment studies...
  24. doi request reprint Analysis of risk factors, morbidity, and cost associated with respiratory complications following abdominal wall reconstruction
    John P Fischer
    Philadelphia, Pa From the Division of Plastic Surgery and the Department of Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
    Plast Reconstr Surg 133:147-56. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to assess perioperative factors and cost associated with postoperative respiratory morbidity in abdominal wall reconstruction...
  25. doi request reprint Chronic pain following abdominal free flap breast reconstruction: a prospective pilot analysis
    Jonas A Nelson
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 71:278-82. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine chronic, persistent pain in a prospective study of free flap breast reconstruction patients, in an effort to identify possible points of intervention and counseling...
  26. doi request reprint Among 1,706 cases of abdominal wall reconstruction, what factors influence the occurrence of major operative complications?
    John P Fischer
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Surgery 155:311-9. 2014
    ..Our aim was to assess risk factors for major operative morbidity after AWR using the American College of Surgeons-National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP) patient database...
  27. doi request reprint Free function muscle transfers for upper extremity reconstruction: a review of indications, techniques, and outcomes
    John P Fischer
    Division of Plastic Surgery and the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Upper Extremity Center of Excellence, Shriners Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    J Hand Surg Am 38:2485-90. 2013
    ..In this review, we assess and summarize the current literature on FFMT, with emphasis on etiopathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, postoperative management, and clinical outcomes. ..