- The separation of anatomic components technique for the reconstruction of massive midline abdominal wall defects: anatomy, surgical technique, applications, and limitations revisitedK C Shestak
Magee Women s Hospital, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
Plast Reconstr Surg 105:731-8; quiz 739. 2000..It can be used either as a primary mode of defect closure or to treat the complications of trauma, surgery, or various diseases...
- Treatment of difficult TRAM flap hernias using intraperitoneal synthetic mesh applicationK C Shestak
Magee Womens Hospital and Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
Plast Reconstr Surg 107:55-62; discussion 63-6. 2001..After their successful hernia repairs, all of the patients healed without difficulty and demonstrated no sign of recurrence in an 8 to 36-month follow-up. Each patient returned to her activity level before breast reconstruction...
- Assessment of long-term nipple projection: a comparison of three techniquesKenneth C Shestak
Plastic Surgery Service, Magee Women s Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Plast Reconstr Surg 110:780-6. 2002..After 6 months, the projection was stable. The loss of both nipple and areola projection when using the bell flap was so remarkable that the authors would discourage the use of this procedure in virtually all patients...