Joseph M Serletti

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Breast reconstruction after breast cancer
    Joseph M Serletti
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:124e-35e. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Breast reconstruction with the TRAM flap: pedicled and free
    Joseph M Serletti
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Surg Oncol 94:532-7. 2006
  3. 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
  4. doi request reprint Closer to an understanding of fate: the role of vascular complications in free flap breast reconstruction
    Joshua Fosnot
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 128:835-43. 2011
  5. doi request reprint An assessment of the risks and benefits of immediate autologous breast reconstruction in patients undergoing postmastectomy radiation therapy
    Michael N Mirzabeigi
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 71:149-55. 2013
  6. 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
  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 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
  9. 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
  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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Publications66

  1. doi request reprint Breast reconstruction after breast cancer
    Joseph M Serletti
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:124e-35e. 2011
    ..4. Distinguish between some of the different flaps that can be considered for autologous reconstruction...
  2. ncbi request reprint Breast reconstruction with the TRAM flap: pedicled and free
    Joseph M Serletti
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Surg Oncol 94:532-7. 2006
    ..Autogenous reconstructions do not tend to change with time and usually do not require periodic revision as seen in implant reconstructions...
  3. 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...
  4. doi request reprint Closer to an understanding of fate: the role of vascular complications in free flap breast reconstruction
    Joshua Fosnot
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 128:835-43. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether intraoperative vascular complications predict subsequent postoperative vascular thrombosis and flap loss...
  5. doi request reprint An assessment of the risks and benefits of immediate autologous breast reconstruction in patients undergoing postmastectomy radiation therapy
    Michael N Mirzabeigi
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 71:149-55. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to perform a quantitative outcomes assessment of patients undergoing immediate free-flap breast reconstruction and postmastectomy radiation therapy (PMRT)...
  6. 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...
  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 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)...
  9. 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...
  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 500 Consecutive patients with free TRAM flap breast reconstruction: a single surgeon's experience
    Stephen Vega
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:329-39. 2008
    ..This study reports on the longitudinal experience and outcomes of one surgeon performing free transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous (TRAM) flaps on 500 consecutive patients between 1992 and 2003...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Free transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap for breast reconstruction in patients with prior abdominal contouring procedures
    Shareef Jandali
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 26:607-14. 2010
    ..This study demonstrates the feasibility and viability of free TRAM flaps after previous abdominoplasty and DIEP flaps following prior abdominal liposuction. This is an important advance in the potential uses of the free TRAM flap...
  14. 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...
  15. doi request reprint Management of the ptotic or hypertrophic breast in immediate autologous breast reconstruction: a comparison between the wise and vertical reduction patterns for mastectomy
    Ines C Lin
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 70:264-70. 2013
    ..The vertical pattern can potentially reduce the amount of MFN with improved aesthetic results. This study compares the Wise and vertical mastectomy patterns in immediate, autologous breast reconstruction...
  16. doi request reprint Breast reconstruction with free tissue transfer from the abdomen in the morbidly obese
    Shareef Jandali
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:2206-13. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the safety and efficacy of free flap breast reconstruction in the morbidly obese population...
  17. doi request reprint A head-to-head comparison between the muscle-sparing free TRAM and the SIEA flaps: is the rate of flap loss worth the gain in abdominal wall function?
    Jesse C Selber
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:348-55. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the SIEA flap with the muscle-sparing free TRAM flap to determine whether gains in abdominal wall function are offset by flap-related complications...
  18. ncbi request reprint Free tissue transfer: comparison of outcomes between university hospitals and community hospitals
    Jeffrey A Gusenoff
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 118:671-5. 2006
    ..This study reports the outcomes of two equal groups of free tissue transfer performed by the same surgeons, comparing the university versus the community hospital setting...
  19. doi request reprint Trials and tribulations with the inferior gluteal artery perforator flap in autologous breast reconstruction
    Michael N Mirzabeigi
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 128:614e-24e. 2011
    ..The authors examined the experience of a single surgeon with the inferior gluteal artery perforator (IGAP) flap and provide a quantitative outcomes comparison with the deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap...
  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint Age and abdominal wall strength: assessing the aging abdominal wall after autologous breast reconstruction
    Jonas A Nelson
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Microsurgery 33:14-23. 2013
    ..We conclude that autologous breast reconstruction with abdominal tissue in older patients result in little to no difference in abdominal function as compared with younger patients...
  22. doi request reprint Extended trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole prophylaxis for implant reconstruction in the previously irradiated chest wall
    Michael N Mirzabeigi
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:37e-45e. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of extended trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole therapy in preventing implant infections in the irradiated chest wall...
  23. doi request reprint Late venous thrombosis in free flap breast reconstruction: strategies for salvage after this real entity
    Jonas A Nelson
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Ophthalmology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:8e-15e. 2012
    ..The authors examined the phenomenon of late venous thrombosis (after postoperative day 3) and detail a method of flap salvage that can be utilized following this microvascular insult...
  24. 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...
  25. doi request reprint Evaluating the use of a barbed suture for skin closure during autologous breast reconstruction
    Shareef Jandali
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 27:277-86. 2011
    ..The use of a barbed suture in the closure of abdominal and breast incisions in free flap breast reconstruction may expedite wound closure and reduce the cost of the procedure but may increase wound complications...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. doi request reprint Breast reconstruction in bilateral prophylactic mastectomy patients: factors that influence decision making
    Jonas A Nelson
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 65:1481-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine decision making in women electing this therapy to further understand what influences and drives this decision...
  29. doi request reprint Acellular dermis-assisted prosthetic breast reconstruction: a systematic and critical review of efficacy and associated morbidity
    Hani Sbitany
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 128:1162-9. 2011
    ..This systematic review combines published data comparing the techniques, to compare morbidity and advantages of acellular dermal matrix relative to standard submuscular coverage techniques...
  30. doi request reprint Strategies for recognizing and managing intraoperative venous congestion in abdominally based autologous breast reconstruction
    Hani Sbitany
    University of Pennsylvania Health System 10 Penn Tower 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:809-15. 2012
    ..In cases where such connections are inadequate, it is necessary for the surgeon to correctly recognize resultant congestion as an intrinsic flap issue, and treat it intraoperatively...
  31. 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)...
  32. doi request reprint A Comparison between DIEP and muscle-sparing free TRAM flaps in breast reconstruction: a single surgeon's recent experience
    Jonas A Nelson
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:1428-35. 2010
    ..The authors performed a head-to-head comparison of deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) and muscle-sparing free transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous (TRAM) flaps performed by a single senior surgeon at a single institution...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. doi request reprint A review of 32 free flaps in patients with collagen vascular disorders
    Theresa Y Wang
    Divisions of Plastic Surgery and Rheumatology, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:421e-427e. 2012
    ..This pathophysiology potentially makes these patients poor free flap candidates, with a possible increased risk of failure. The often concomitant finding of hypercoagulability may also compound the risk...
  36. doi request reprint Breast cancer screening prior to cosmetic breast surgery: ASPS members' Adherence to American Cancer Society Guidelines
    Jesse C Selber
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:1375-85. 2009
    ..An independent analysis of subgroups divided by gender, years in practice, and practice setting was performed and the implications of the results are discussed...
  37. doi request reprint Free flap take-back following postoperative microvascular compromise: predicting salvage versus failure
    Michael N Mirzabeigi
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:579-89. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is twofold: (1) to stratify preoperative risk factors that predict successful free flap salvage and (2) to identify perioperative strategies that correlate with successful salvage...
  38. doi request reprint The ethnic divide in breast reconstruction: a review of the current literature and directions for future research
    Jonas A Nelson
    The Division of Plastic Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cancer Treat Rev 38:362-7. 2012
    ..This review will seek to highlight several areas for possible intervention as well as areas where further research is needed...
  39. doi request reprint The vastus lateralis muscle flap in head and neck reconstruction: an alternative flap for soft tissue defects
    Jonas A Nelson
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 64:28-30. 2010
    ..This versatile flap should be included as an option in complex soft tissue reconstructions of the head and neck...
  40. doi request reprint Free flap breast reconstruction in advanced age: is it safe?
    Jesse C Selber
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:1015-22. 2009
    ..Due to perceived medical and surgical risk, patients of advanced age may not be offered free flap breast reconstruction. The purpose of this study was to determine whether complications are actually higher in patients of advanced age...
  41. doi request reprint 1000 consecutive venous anastomoses using the microvascular anastomotic coupler in breast reconstruction
    Shareef Jandali
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System, 3400 Spruce Street, 10 Penn Tower, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:792-8. 2010
    ..The authors report on their experience using the Synovis microvascular anastomotic coupling device in 1000 consecutive venous anastomoses in free flap breast reconstruction...
  42. doi request reprint A novel technique for lower extremity limb salvage: the vastus lateralis muscle flap with concurrent use of the vacuum-assisted closure device
    Jonas A Nelson
    The Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 26:427-31. 2010
    ..Given its advantages, this versatile flap should be included as an option in lower extremity limb salvage operations...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. doi request reprint Application of a robotic telemanipulator to perform posterior pharyngeal flap surgery: a feasibility study
    James M Smartt
    Division of Plastic Surgery, The University of Pennsylvania and Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 131:841-5. 2013
    ..The authors hypothesize that use of this surgical platform provides equivalent safety, improved exposure, and more comfortable surgeon ergonomics compared with traditional methods of flap harvest and inset...
  47. doi request reprint Free tissue transfer in the hypercoagulable patient: a review of 58 flaps
    Theresa Y Wang
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:443-53. 2012
    ..The authors present their series of hypercoagulable patients who underwent free flap reconstruction...
  48. doi request reprint Acellular dermal matrix: general principles for the plastic surgeon
    Joshua Fosnot
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Aesthet Surg J 31:5S-12S. 2011
    ..While subsequent articles in this supplement focus on specific applications, this article provides a general overview of the biology of, applications for, and existing literature on ADM...
  49. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and complications in free TRAM flap breast reconstruction
    Jesse C Selber
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 56:492-7. 2006
    ..Chi2 analysis and Fisher exact test were performed to determine differences between groups, and linear regression models were used to predict the risk factors of surgical complications...
  50. doi request reprint Contribution of plastic surgery to a health care system: our economic value to hospital profitability
    Theresa Y Wang
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:154e-160e. 2012
    ..The authors evaluated surgeon productivity and economic contributions made to their hospital by the Division of Plastic Surgery...
  51. doi request reprint A successful algorithm for limiting postoperative fistulae following palatal procedures in the patient with orofacial clefting
    Joseph E Losee
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:544-54. 2008
    ..Presented here is a successful algorithm for performing palatal procedures and decreasing the rate of postoperative fistulas in a large, single-surgeon, consecutive series...
  52. ncbi request reprint Improving outcomes in bilateral breast reconstruction using autogenous tissue
    Stephen J Vega
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14623, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 56:487-90; discussion 490-1. 2006
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Management of complex groin wounds: preferred use of the rectus femoris muscle flap
    Joseph D Alkon
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:776-83; discussion 784-5. 2005
    ..On the basis of our clinical results, we believe that the rectus femoris muscle flap is the flap of choice for groin wound reconstruction...
  54. doi request reprint An international survey of craniofacial surgeons: current trends in practice
    Patrick A Gerety
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 24:136-40. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to define the characteristics of this group of surgeons and to compare subgroups within the specialty...
  55. ncbi request reprint Current trends in pediatric microsurgery
    Joseph M Serletti
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Box 661, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Clin Plast Surg 32:45-52, viii. 2005
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Free tissue transfer in patients with renal disease
    Steven L Moran
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:2006-11. 2004
    ..The surgeon and patient should be aware of the medical and surgical complications associated with this procedure at the outset...
  57. ncbi request reprint Primary cutaneous mucormycosis: guide to surgical management
    Joseph E Losee
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Rochester, Children s Hospital at Strong, Box 661, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 49:385-90. 2002
    ..In the case of delayed diagnosis and/or advanced or rapidly progressive disease, surgical debridement of all involved tissue, in addition to chemotherapy, is warranted...
  58. ncbi request reprint Transverse lag screw fixation in midline mandibulotomy: a case series revisited
    Joseph M Serletti
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:178-85. 2004
  59. ncbi request reprint Free-tissue transfer in patients with peripheral vascular disease: a 10-year experience
    Steven L Moran
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:999-1006. 2002
    ..Flap loss is low, and limb salvage, ambulation, and long-term survival rates in these patients are excellent...
  60. doi request reprint Efficacy of preoperative autologous blood donation in free TRAM flap breast reconstruction
    Stephen J Vega
    Division of Plastic Surgery and Department of Pathology, University of Rochester, NY, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:241e-246e. 2008
    ..The authors critically evaluated the use of autologous blood donation in patients who had surgical breast reconstruction using the free transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous (fTRAM) flap technique following mastectomy...
  61. ncbi request reprint TRAM flap breast reconstruction for patients with advanced breast disease
    Amir B Behnam
    University of Rochester, NY, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 50:567-71. 2003
    ..Furthermore, the majority of patients are satisfied with their reconstructed breast and postoperative course, and would choose this reconstructive option again...
  62. ncbi request reprint Effects of late loss of arterial inflow on free flap survival
    Christopher J Salgado
    Plastic Surgery Section, Darnall US Army Hospital, Ft Hood, TX, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 18:579-84. 2002
    ..When encountering late loss of arterial inflow in flaps placed on such compromised beds, the microsurgeon should not anticipate survival based on surrounding vessel ingrowth. More aggressive salvage attempts may be warranted...
  63. ncbi request reprint An outcome analysis comparing the thoracodorsal and internal mammary vessels as recipient sites for microvascular breast reconstruction: a prospective study of 100 patients
    Steven L Moran
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Minn 55905, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:1876-82. 2003
    ..Either recipient site can provide for a safe and acceptable result; however, surgeons should be aware of conversion rates and plan appropriately if recipient vessels appear unusable for free-tissue transfer...
  64. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of an extensive vulvectomy defect using the gluteus maximus fasciocutaneous V-Y advancement flap
    Nolis S Arkoulakis
    Divisions of Plastic Surgery and Gynecologic Oncology, Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 49:50-4; discussion 54. 2002
    ..Based on this series, the gluteus maximus V-Y advancement flap provides a straightforward and reliable method to recruit local tissue for stable coverage of these often difficult-to-manage wounds...
  65. ncbi request reprint Macromastia as an etiologic factor in bulimia nervosa: 10-year follow up after treatment with reduction mammaplasty
    Joseph E Losee
    Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Division of Pediatric Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 52:452-7; discussion 457. 2004
    ..This could, in part, represent a surgical treatment of a psychologic abnormality. Consequently, the presence of an eating disorder should not automatically exclude a woman from surgical consideration...
  66. ncbi request reprint The cleft lateral lip element: do traditional markings result in secondary deformities?
    Joseph E Losee
    Children s Hospital at Strong, Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, NY 14610, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 50:594-600. 2003
    ..This deformity can be prevented by marking the height of cupid's bow on the cleft lateral lip element just before the attenuation of lip fullness...