Affiliation: University of Southern California
- Lack of insurance negatively affects trauma mortality in US childrenHeather Rosen
Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Pediatr Surg 44:1952-7. 2009..Given findings indicating the widespread nature of disparities based on insurance, we hypothesized that a disparity in patient outcome (death) after trauma among the uninsured may exist, despite the EMTALA...
- The impact of macromastia on adolescents: a cross-sectional studyFelecia Cerrato
Adolescent Breast Clinic, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Pediatrics 130:e339-46. 2012..To determine the physical and psychosocial impact of macromastia on adolescents considering reduction mammaplasty in comparison with healthy adolescents...
- The effect of obesity on early outcomes in adolescents undergoing reduction mammaplastyMichelle L Webb
Adolescent Breast Clinic, Children s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Ann Plast Surg 68:257-60. 2012..7 weeks after surgery. Our findings suggest that reduction mammaplasty is well-tolerated in obese and nonobese adolescents with macromastia and that obesity is not an absolute contraindication to reduction mammaplasty in adolescents...
- Downwardly mobile: the accidental cost of being uninsuredHeather Rosen
Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Arch Surg 144:1006-11. 2009....
- Audiologic findings in Saethre-Chotzen syndromeHeather Rosen
Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
Plast Reconstr Surg 127:2014-20. 2011..Hearing loss has been described in Apert syndrome but is poorly documented in other craniosynostosis disorders...
- Use of tumescent mastectomy technique as a risk factor for native breast skin flap necrosis following immediate breast reconstructionYoon S Chun
Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Faulkner Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Am J Surg 201:160-5. 2011..This study was performed to determine whether the technique increases the risk for skin flap necrosis in an immediate breast reconstruction setting...
- Percent body fat and prediction of surgical site infectionEmily Waisbren
Plastic Surgery Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Am Coll Surg 210:381-9. 2010..Body mass index (BMI) is commonly used to define obesity (BMI >or=30 kg/m(2)), but percent body fat (%BF) (obesity is >25%BF [men]; >31%BF [women]) might better predict SSI risk because BMI might not reflect body composition...
- Incidence of Fanconi anemia in children with congenital thumb anomalies referred for diepoxybutane testingMichelle L Webb
Department of Plastic and Oral Surgery, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
J Hand Surg Am 36:1052-7. 2011..However, the risk of FA in this population is unknown. We determined the incidence of FA in children with congenital thumb anomalies referred for FA testing and characterized those who tested positive...
- Spaced education faculty development may not improve faculty teaching performance ratings in a surgery departmentLuise I M Pernar
Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
J Surg Educ 69:52-7. 2012..To determine the effectiveness of spaced education as a faculty development tool designed to improve teaching skills in a surgery department...
- Audiologic findings in Pfeiffer syndromeUrmen Desai
Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Craniofac Surg 21:1411-8. 2010..Conductive hearing loss, possibly caused by structural abnormalities, was most common. Sensorineural hearing loss was less common and may be related to the effect of FGFR mutations on cranial nerve and/or inner-ear development...