R D Foster
Affiliation: University of California
- Mixed allogeneic chimerism as a reliable model for composite tissue allograft tolerance induction across major and minor histocompatibility barriersR D Foster
University of California, San Francisco, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 533 Parnassus Avenue, U 147, San Francisco, CA 94143 0718, USA
Transplantation 72:791-7. 2001..The purpose of this study was to develop a model for reliable CTA tolerance induction in the adult rat across a major MHC mismatch without the need for long-term immunosuppression...
- Skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction: a prospective cohort study for the treatment of advanced stages of breast carcinomaRobert D Foster
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 350 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0932, USA
Ann Surg Oncol 9:462-6. 2002....
- Long-term acceptance of composite tissue allografts through mixed chimerism and CD28 blockadeRobert D Foster
Division of Plastic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Transplantation 76:988-94. 2003..The reliance on long-term immunosuppression has prompted this study to achieve donor-specific transplantation tolerance in adult recipients using a nontoxic, nonmyeloablative protocol...
- Safety of immediate transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous breast reconstruction for patients with locally advanced diseaseRobert D Foster
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0932, USA
Arch Surg 140:196-8; discussion 199-200. 2005..Immediate transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous breast reconstruction combined with postoperative radiation therapy after mastectomy is safe and effective...
- Superficial temporal artery and vein as recipient vessels for facial and scalp microsurgical reconstructionScott L Hansen
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94131 1302, USA
Plast Reconstr Surg 120:1879-84. 2007..The purpose of this study was to determine the indications for and effectiveness of using the superficial temporal vessels for scalp and face reconstruction...
- Optimizing the total skin-sparing mastectomyAkushla Wijayanayagam
Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 1600 Divisidero St, Box 1710, San Francisco, CA 94115 1710, USA
Arch Surg 143:38-45; discussion 45. 2008..Dissection of subnipple tissue to spare the entire skin envelope of the breast (total skin-sparing mastectomy) is a feasible option in appropriately selected patients and yields an excellent final cosmetic outcome...
- Surgery for palliation and treatment of advanced breast cancerMichael Alvarado
Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Surg Oncol 16:249-57. 2007
- Impact of chemotherapy on postoperative complications after mastectomy and immediate breast reconstructionAnne Warren Peled
Division of Breast Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
Arch Surg 145:880-5. 2010..To determine the impact of chemotherapy and the timing of chemotherapy on postoperative outcomes after mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction...
- The longitudinal gracilis myocutaneous flap: broadening options in breast reconstructionGabriel M Kind
Department of Plastic Surgery, Davies Campus of California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94114, USA
Ann Plast Surg 61:513-20. 2008..Three patients underwent suction-assisted lipectomy of 5 donor site areas to improve contour and/or symmetry. The longitudinal gracilis myocutaneous flap is a useful alternative for breast reconstruction in properly selected patients...
- Total skin-sparing mastectomy: complications and local recurrence rates in 2 cohorts of patientsElisabeth R Garwood
Department of Surgery, Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
Ann Surg 249:26-32. 2009..We sought to define the impact of surgical and reconstructive variables on complication rates and assess how changes in technique affect outcomes...
- Targeted lymphoid homing of dendritic cells is required for prolongation of allograft survivalKym R Garrod
Transplantation Research Laboratory, Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of California-San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143
J Immunol 177:863-8. 2006..These results demonstrate an important paradigm for immune modulation using DC...
- Orthotopic hindlimb transplantation in the mouseRobert D Foster
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, UCSF Microsurgical Allotransplantation Research Laboratory, University of California-San Francisco, 350 Parnassus Avenue, Suite 509, San Francisco, CA 94143-0932, USA
J Reconstr Microsurg 19:49-52; discussion 53-4. 2003..Orthotopic hindlimb transplantation can be reliably achieved in a mouse. The mouse model should be useful to the future study of composite tissue allotransplantation...
- Autologous tissue reconstruction of ventral hernias in morbidly obese patientsEdward I Chang
Division of Plastic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Ave, Room C 341, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Arch Surg 142:746-9; discussion 749-51. 2007..Separation of components is a safe and effective technique for abdominal wall reconstruction in morbidly obese patients...
- Breast reconstruction after mastectomy in young womenClara N Lee
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 27599 7195, USA
Breast Dis 23:47-52. 2005..Although the reconstructive issues are different for younger women, outcomes of breast reconstruction appear to be the same for women of all ages...