Brian Rinker

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Affiliation: University of Kentucky
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Proximal radial compression neuropathy
    Brian Rinker
    Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY
    Ann Plast Surg 52:174-80; discussion 181-3. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Subatmospheric pressure dressing as a bridge to free tissue transfer in the treatment of open tibia fractures
    Brian Rinker
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:1664-73. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Cryopreservation of composite tissue flaps: experimental studies in the rat
    Brian Rinker
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0284, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 58:656-60. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Blood transfusion and risk of metastatic disease or recurrence in patients undergoing immediate TRAM flap breast reconstruction: a clinical study and meta-analysis
    Brian D Rinker
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:2001-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Subpectoral breast augmentation through the abdominoplasty incision
    Brian Rinker
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 58:241-5. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Microvascular free flap reconstruction in pediatric lower extremity trauma: a 10-year review
    Brian Rinker
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Kentucky Clinic, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:1618-24. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Calcium channel blockers reduce the effects of cigarette smoking on peripheral nerve ischemia/reperfusion injury
    Brian Rinker
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 70:222-6. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Breast ptosis: causes and cure
    Brian Rinker
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 64:579-84. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Lowering revision rates in medial pedicle breast reduction by the selective addition of "inverted-T" technique
    Brian Rinker
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky, Kentucky Clinic, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 37:341-8. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Cryopreservation of composite tissues and transplantation: preliminary studies
    Xiangdong Cui
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Kentucky Clinic, K454, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    Cryobiology 55:295-304. 2007

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Proximal radial compression neuropathy
    Brian Rinker
    Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY
    Ann Plast Surg 52:174-80; discussion 181-3. 2004
    ..Proximal radial compression neuropathies are uncommon but present with a basic constellation of symptoms and physical findings, and decompression can provide excellent relief of symptoms...
  2. doi request reprint Subatmospheric pressure dressing as a bridge to free tissue transfer in the treatment of open tibia fractures
    Brian Rinker
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:1664-73. 2008
    ..Subatmospheric pressure dressings have several beneficial effects on wounds. This study reviewed a large series of open tibia fractures to determine whether subatmospheric pressure dressings affected complication rates...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cryopreservation of composite tissue flaps: experimental studies in the rat
    Brian Rinker
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0284, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 58:656-60. 2007
    ..90 +/- 2.09 compared with 12.15 +/- 1.32 for fresh flaps (P = 0.123). Results suggest that the skin, adipose, and vascular endothelial cells of composite tissue flaps retain their viability after cryopreservation and thawing...
  4. ncbi request reprint Blood transfusion and risk of metastatic disease or recurrence in patients undergoing immediate TRAM flap breast reconstruction: a clinical study and meta-analysis
    Brian D Rinker
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:2001-7. 2007
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  5. ncbi request reprint Subpectoral breast augmentation through the abdominoplasty incision
    Brian Rinker
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 58:241-5. 2007
    ..The procedure should be considered in patients who wish abdominal recontouring and breast augmentation and have minimal ptosis...
  6. ncbi request reprint Microvascular free flap reconstruction in pediatric lower extremity trauma: a 10-year review
    Brian Rinker
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Kentucky Clinic, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:1618-24. 2005
    ..The microsurgical management of these injuries in the pediatric population has some unique features but has not previously been the subject of a separate study...
  7. doi request reprint Calcium channel blockers reduce the effects of cigarette smoking on peripheral nerve ischemia/reperfusion injury
    Brian Rinker
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 70:222-6. 2013
    ..Smoking was associated with slower recovery following peripheral nerve I/R injury, but calcium channel blockers were shown to ameliorate these effects...
  8. doi request reprint Breast ptosis: causes and cure
    Brian Rinker
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 64:579-84. 2010
    ..05). History of breast-feeding, weight gain during pregnancy, and lack of participation in regular upper body exercise were not found to be significant risk factors for ptosis...
  9. doi request reprint Lowering revision rates in medial pedicle breast reduction by the selective addition of "inverted-T" technique
    Brian Rinker
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky, Kentucky Clinic, Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 37:341-8. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine if revision rates can be lowered by the rational use of an inverted-T technique in a subset of patients who undergo superomedial pedicle reduction...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cryopreservation of composite tissues and transplantation: preliminary studies
    Xiangdong Cui
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Kentucky Clinic, K454, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    Cryobiology 55:295-304. 2007
    ..These results demonstrate that the long term survival of cryopreserved composite tissue transplants is possible. Further studies are needed to refine protocols for the reliable cryopreservation of composite parts...
  11. doi request reprint The effect of cigarette smoking on functional recovery following peripheral nerve ischemia/reperfusion injury
    Brian Rinker
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    Microsurgery 31:59-65. 2011
    ..04). Exposure to cigarette smoke was associated with a slower functional recovery following peripheral nerve I/R injury...
  12. doi request reprint The evils of nicotine: an evidence-based guide to smoking and plastic surgery
    Brian Rinker
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 70:599-605. 2013
    ..Nicotine replacement therapy and smoking cessation medications are effective aids for quitting and should be familiar to plastic surgeons...
  13. doi request reprint Comparison of sterile versus nonsterile acellular dermal matrices for breast reconstruction
    Jason Buseman
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 70:497-9. 2013
    ..Recently, sterile ADM has been introduced in an attempt to minimize these complications. To analyze the impact of this product on patient outcomes, we created a database of patients undergoing implant-based breast reconstruction...
  14. ncbi request reprint The use of a hydrogel sealant on flexor tendon repairs to prevent adhesion formation
    Robert E H Ferguson
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 56:54-8. 2006
    ..Apparently, an effective barrier to peritendinous adhesion formation, this sealant system is easy to use, biocompatible, and bioresorbable. In addition, it is not bulky or restrictive to tendon glide...
  15. doi request reprint Extensor tendon injury during cesarean delivery
    Brian Rinker
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 36:125-8. 2011
    ..The case of a healthy newborn who sustained an injury to the extensor pollicis longus tendon during cesarean delivery is reported. The tendon was repaired surgically on the sixth day of life with good recovery of function...
  16. ncbi request reprint The effect of saliva and oral intake on the tensile properties of sutures: an experimental study
    Robert E H Ferguson
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 58:268-72. 2007
    ..Postoperative feeding instructions should limit tension across mucosal repairs, but the selection of formula should be based upon nutritional requirements and preferences of the child rather than concern over suture degradation...
  17. doi request reprint The effect of calcium channel blockers on smoking-induced skin flap necrosis
    Brian Rinker
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40536 0284, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:866-71. 2010
    ..Calcium channel blockers have been shown experimentally to reverse many of the effects of nicotine. The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of calcium channel blockers on smoking-induced skin flap necrosis...
  18. doi request reprint The use of dermal autograft as an adjunct to breast reconstruction with tissue expanders
    Brian Rinker
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:1179-85. 2012
    ..Acellular dermal matrices are commonly used in breast reconstruction but add cost to the procedure and have been associated with complications. Dermal autograft may represent a useful alternative to matrices...
  19. doi request reprint Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus hand infections in the pediatric population
    Michael Thomas Chung
    University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 37:326-31. 2012
    ..The purpose of our study was to review a large series of pediatric hand infections to determine the rate of MRSA and identify potential risk factors...
  20. doi request reprint A prospective randomized study comparing woven polyglycolic acid and autogenous vein conduits for reconstruction of digital nerve gaps
    Brian Rinker
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 36:775-81. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the sensory recovery, cost, and complication profile of digital nerve repair using autogenous vein and polyglycolic acid conduits...
  21. doi request reprint The incidence of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus in community-acquired hand infections
    Patrick C Wilson
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, K454 Lexington, KY 40536, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 62:513-6. 2009
    ..Linezolid is the only oral antibiotic approved by the Food and Drug Administration for treating MRSA, but many studies have reported that trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole is an effective antibiotic for outpatient treatment of MRSA...
  22. doi request reprint Teaching patient selection in aesthetic surgery: use of the standardized patient
    Brian Rinker
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 61:127-31; discussion 132. 2008
    ..2 out of 7; resident, 6.3) and that the standardized patients were believable. Standardized patients can provide effective instruction in traditionally difficult-to-teach areas such as communication and patient selection...
  23. ncbi request reprint The effect of breastfeeding on breast aesthetics
    Brian Rinker
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY 40536 0284, USA
    Aesthet Surg J 28:534-7. 2008
    ..However, there is very little objective data to either support or refute this view...
  24. ncbi request reprint Squamous cell carcinoma arising from an arteriovenous malformation of the scalp
    Brian P Thornton
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington Kentucky, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 17:805-9. 2006
    ..This appears to be the first description of a SCCA arising from a chronic AVM. This is suggestive of a possible Marjolin's ulcer from a chronic wound bed...