Louis C Argenta

Summary

Affiliation: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A new method for modulating traumatic brain injury with mechanical tissue resuscitation
    Louis C Argenta
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University Health Science, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1075, USA
    Neurosurgery 70:1281-95. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical classification of positional plagiocephaly
    Louis Argenta
    North Carolina Institute for Cleft and Craniofacial Deformities, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1075, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 15:368-72. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Vacuum-assisted closure: state of clinic art
    Louis C Argenta
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1075, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:127S-142S. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Reduction of myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury by mechanical tissue resuscitation using sub-atmospheric pressure
    Louis C Argenta
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Card Surg 25:247-52. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Outcome analysis of our first 75 spring-assisted surgeries for scaphocephaly
    Lisa R David
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina27157 1075, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 21:3-9. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Time-dependent perioperative anesthetic management and outcomes of the first 100 consecutive cases of spring-assisted surgery for sagittal craniosynostosis
    Douglas G Ririe
    Department of Anesthesiology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 21:1015-9. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Acceleration of Integra incorporation in complex tissue defects with subatmospheric pressure
    Joseph A Molnar
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1075, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:1339-46. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Spring-mediated cranial reshaping for craniosynostosis
    Lisa R David
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University Medical School, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 15:810-6; discussion 817-8. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Vacuum-assisted closure for defects of the abdominal wall
    Anthony J DeFranzo
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1075, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:832-9. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Outcome analysis of helmet therapy for positional plagiocephaly using a three-dimensional surface scanning laser
    James T Thompson
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 20:362-5. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint A new method for modulating traumatic brain injury with mechanical tissue resuscitation
    Louis C Argenta
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University Health Science, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1075, USA
    Neurosurgery 70:1281-95. 2012
    ..As terminally differentiated tissue, the brain retains little capacity to regenerate, making early attempts to preserve brain cells after brain injury essential...
  2. ncbi request reprint Clinical classification of positional plagiocephaly
    Louis Argenta
    North Carolina Institute for Cleft and Craniofacial Deformities, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1075, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 15:368-72. 2004
    ..The technique is highly reproducible, cost effective and readily understandable to the family, as well as referring physicians...
  3. ncbi request reprint Vacuum-assisted closure: state of clinic art
    Louis C Argenta
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1075, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:127S-142S. 2006
    ..Creative surgeons continue to regularly adapt the system to difficult problems. This technique in trained surgical hands greatly enhances the scope and safety of wound treatment...
  4. doi request reprint Reduction of myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury by mechanical tissue resuscitation using sub-atmospheric pressure
    Louis C Argenta
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Card Surg 25:247-52. 2010
    ..We examined, as proof of concept, the effects of mechanical tissue resuscitation (MTR) with controlled negative pressure on myocardial injury following acute myocardial infarction...
  5. doi request reprint Outcome analysis of our first 75 spring-assisted surgeries for scaphocephaly
    Lisa R David
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina27157 1075, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 21:3-9. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the outcomes of the first 75 cases compared with a prospectively collected group of patients treated with cranial expansion (cranial vault remodeling [CVR])...
  6. doi request reprint Time-dependent perioperative anesthetic management and outcomes of the first 100 consecutive cases of spring-assisted surgery for sagittal craniosynostosis
    Douglas G Ririe
    Department of Anesthesiology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 21:1015-9. 2011
    ..The effect of number of procedures was also tested on hematocrit postoperative day 1 (POD1), anesthesia time, and surgery time of the first procedure...
  7. ncbi request reprint Acceleration of Integra incorporation in complex tissue defects with subatmospheric pressure
    Joseph A Molnar
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1075, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 113:1339-46. 2004
    ..Application of subatmospheric pressure improved the take rate and time to vascularization of Integra, compared with previous published results, even with complicated wounds. This technique may be a practical alternative to flap closure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Spring-mediated cranial reshaping for craniosynostosis
    Lisa R David
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University Medical School, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 15:810-6; discussion 817-8. 2004
    ..Long-term study of cranial development and clinical morphology are ongoing to validate further the effectiveness of this treatment modality...
  9. doi request reprint Vacuum-assisted closure for defects of the abdominal wall
    Anthony J DeFranzo
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1075, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:832-9. 2008
    ..Ideally, reconstruction should be performed on a nonedematous, clean tissue bed with bacterial levels less than 10 bacteria/cm in a well-nourished patient...
  10. doi request reprint Outcome analysis of helmet therapy for positional plagiocephaly using a three-dimensional surface scanning laser
    James T Thompson
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 20:362-5. 2009
    ..Methods for treating and following outcomes are varied. We present our results from a passive soft helmet molding therapy using a surface scanning laser to provide objective outcomes...
  11. doi request reprint Aplasia cutis congenita: clinical management of a rare congenital anomaly
    Gaurav Bharti
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1075, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 22:159-65. 2011
    ..Controversy exists regarding nonsurgical versus surgical intervention for this condition. This study reviews indications and modalities for treatment of this rare congenital anomaly...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cost-effective management of isolated facial fractures
    Claire Sanger
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1075, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 15:636-41; discussion 642. 2004
    ..The results of this study reveal a significant decrease in cost for patients with isolated facial fractures admitted as outpatients on scheduling surgery as compared with immediate admission from the emergency department...
  13. doi request reprint New technique for reconstructing the affected cranium and orbital rim in unicoronal craniosynostosis
    Lisa R David
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, North Carolina Center for Cleft and Craniofacial Deformities, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1075, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 20:194-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of our study was to describe our surgical approach to UCS. It has been our experience that optimal correction of UCS must address the associated anomalies beyond the affected coronal suture and must be stable over time...
  14. doi request reprint Influence of frontosphenoidal suture synostosis on skull dysmorphology in unicoronal suture synostosis
    Brian M Showalter
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 23:1709-12. 2012
    ..Attention must be paid to assessing the frontosphenoidal suture to assure adequate surgical release...
  15. doi request reprint Vacuum-assisted closure for complex cranial wounds involving the loss of dura mater
    Alexander K Powers
    Department of Neurosurgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Neurosurg 118:302-8. 2013
    ..The VAC dressings applied to a tissue matrix or other barrier over brain tissue in extensive cranial wounds are safe and well tolerated, providing a functional barrier and preventing infection...
  16. ncbi request reprint Loxoscelism and negative pressure wound therapy (vacuum-assisted closure): a clinical case series
    S Lindsey Wong
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1075, USA
    Am Surg 75:1128-31. 2009
    ..We present a novel application for the use of this therapy in a retrospective review of eight clinical cases treated with the VAC...
  17. ncbi request reprint Dynamic spring mediated cranioplasty in an experimental model with resorbable foot plates
    Claire Sanger
    North Carolina Center for Cleft and Craniofacial Deformities, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 18:54-9. 2007
    ..In conclusion, this study confirms the efficacy and safety of the spring-mediated cranioplasty at the metopic suture with use of resorbable foot plates in a swine model...
  18. doi request reprint Giant facial lymphangioma
    Claire Sanger
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1075, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 22:1271-4. 2011
    ..We present a newborn infant who presented to our institution with giant facial lymphangioma who underwent a combination of sclerosis, laser ablation, and surgery with reconstruction...
  19. ncbi request reprint Objective outcome analysis of soft shell helmet therapy in the treatment of deformational plagiocephaly
    Terrence W Bruner
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 15:643-50. 2004
    ..This therapy compares favorably with other more expensive and time-consuming therapies that have been reported in the literature...
  20. doi request reprint AlloDerm revision for failed pharyngoplasty
    David A Kelly
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 23:645-9. 2012
    ..Revision pharyngoplasty using an AlloDerm sling can safely and effectively improve speech in patients with persistent VPI after failed pharyngoplasty. Long-term follow-up studies are ongoing...
  21. doi request reprint Congenital pyriform aperture stenosis
    Gaurav Bharti
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1075, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 22:992-4. 2011
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  22. doi request reprint Loxoscelism and negative pressure wound therapy (vacuum-assisted closure): an experimental study
    S Lindsey Wong
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1075, USA
    Int Wound J 7:488-92. 2010
    ..Our experimental study showed an accelerated healing time in the animals treated with the VAC as compared with controls...
  23. doi request reprint The local pathology of interstitial edema: surface tension increases hydration potential in heat-damaged skin
    Maria P McGee
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Research, Medical Center Blvd, Surgery Division, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Wound Repair Regen 19:358-67. 2011
    ..These ex vivo findings also show that these additional forces contributing to abnormal fluid-transfer in burned skin develop independently of inflammatory and systemic hydrodynamic responses...
  24. doi request reprint Increased incidence of metopic suture abnormalities in children with positional plagiocephaly
    David C Fisher
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1075, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 22:89-95. 2011
    ..Altered mechanical forces from supine infant positioning may be associated with early metopic suture ridging and dysmorphology distinct from true craniosynostosis...
  25. doi request reprint Proboscis lateralis: a rare craniofacial anomaly, reconstruction, and long-term evaluation
    Lisa R David
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1075, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 19:1107-13. 2008
    ..Proboscis lateralis is not an isolated soft tissue abnormality but is a craniofacial defect that requires a long-term multidisciplinary approach to the surgical timing and treatment with lifelong follow-up...
  26. ncbi request reprint Hydroxyapatite cement in pediatric craniofacial reconstruction
    Lisa David
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1075, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 16:129-33. 2005
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  27. ncbi request reprint Vacuum-assisted closure for the treatment of abdominal wounds
    Anthony J DeFranzo
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Clin Plast Surg 33:213-24, vi. 2006
    ..This article describes the Vacuum-Assisted Closure device (VAC, KCI, San Antonio, Texas) and how it can help in treating these defects...
  28. ncbi request reprint Classification system for sagittal craniosynostosis
    Lisa David
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University Medical Center, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 20:279-82. 2009
    ..Clinical applications using this classification system are ongoing and may allow us to individualize surgical intervention to optimize clinical outcome...
  29. doi request reprint Swelling and pressure-volume relationships in the dermis measured by osmotic-stress technique
    Maria P McGee
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Research, Surgery Division, Wake Forest Univeristy Medical School, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 296:R1907-13. 2009
    ..The large HP helps to explain the fast interstitial in/out flow rates observed clinically...
  30. doi request reprint Development of a biodegradable foam for use in negative pressure wound therapy
    Jie Liu
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wound Repair Nanomedicine Research Program, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 98:316-22. 2011
    ..The results demonstrate that PCL foam is an appropriate substitute for currently used nondegradable PVA foam in NPWT applications...
  31. ncbi request reprint Transfusion-related acute lung injury in an infant during craniofacial surgery
    Douglas G Ririe
    Department of Anesthesiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1009, USA
    Anesth Analg 101:1003-6, table of contents. 2005
    ..The difficulty with diagnosis, the pathophysiology, and the need for understanding and recognition to reduce morbidity and mortality are discussed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Dynamic spring-mediated cranioplasty in a rabbit model
    Lisa R David
    North Carolina Center for Cleft and Craniofacial Deformities and Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 13:794-801. 2002
    ..There were no significant differences between the sham and control groups or between the two spring groups. In conclusion, this study confirms the efficacy and safety of the dynamic spring in a rabbit model...
  33. ncbi request reprint Neurocutaneous melanosis: clinical presentations
    Christina M Plikaitis
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27175 1075, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 16:921-5. 2005
  34. ncbi request reprint Breast asymmetry: presentation of a giant fibroadenoma
    Christopher A Park
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Breast J 12:451-61. 2006
    ..The differential diagnosis, evaluation modalities, and treatment options of breast asymmetry and unilateral breast masses are presented. Postexcision breast reconstruction is discussed...
  35. ncbi request reprint The effect of externally applied subatmospheric pressure on serum myoglobin levels after a prolonged crush/ischemia injury
    Michael J Morykwas
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Trauma 53:537-40. 2002
    ..Patients with injuries that cause significant muscle death often develop rhabdomyolysis. The subsequent release and entry of myoglobin into the systemic circulation leads to myoglobinuria, renal injury, and potentially acute renal failure...
  36. ncbi request reprint Surgical advancement influences perioperative care: a comparison of two surgical techniques for sagittal craniosynostosis repair
    Douglas G Ririe
    Department of Anesthesiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1009, USA
    Anesth Analg 97:699-703. 2003
    ..The reduction in blood loss with this new surgical treatment is significant for the patient in reducing blood transfusion and for the anesthesiologist in reducing concerns of volume resuscitation...
  37. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of pulse dye laser therapy for the treatment of ulcerated haemangiomas: a review of 78 patients
    Lisa R David
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Baptist Medical Center, Wake Forest University, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1075, USA
    Br J Plast Surg 56:317-27. 2003
    ..Ulceration is a particularly difficult problem because of associated pain, infection, haemorrhage, and subsequent scarring...
  38. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of foramina parietalia permagna
    Bill Kortesis
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1075, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 14:538-44. 2003
    ..We advocate cranioplasty for active young children and those at risk for injury (i.e., seizure disorder) to decrease the risk for potential intracranial injury...
  39. ncbi request reprint Double myelomeningocele: case report and review
    Todd A Richards
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Br J Plast Surg 56:306-8. 2003
    ..Stable coverage was provided for this patient using bilateral paraspinous myofascial turnover flaps. This unusual case report as well as a review of the literature is presented...
  40. ncbi request reprint Cost-based analysis of the treatment of mandibular fractures in a tertiary care center
    Lisa R David
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157 1075, USA
    J Trauma 55:514-7. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the cost effectiveness of alternative treatment algorithms for the management of isolated mandibular fractures...
  41. ncbi request reprint Clinical findings precede objective diagnostic testing in the identification of increased ICP in syndromic craniosynostosis
    Lisa R David
    North Carolina Center for Cleft and Craniofacial Deformities, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 13:676-80. 2002
    ..In cases such as these, long-term follow-up is essential because of the progressive nature of the disorder as well as the possibility of a recurrence of elevated intracranial pressure and a need for secondary decompressive surgery...
  42. ncbi request reprint Superior sternal cleft repair using autologous rib grafts in an infant with complex congenital heart disease
    Charles A Hill
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 84:673-4. 2007
    ..This technique provides protection of the anterior and superior mediastinum without the use of foreign material, destabilization of the sternum, or compromise of respiratory mechanics...
  43. doi request reprint Comparison of fasciotomy wound closures using traditional dressing changes and the vacuum-assisted closure device
    John Zannis
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 62:407-9. 2009
    ..The VAC used in the described settings decreases hospitalization time, allows for earlier rehabilitation, and ultimately leads to increased patient satisfaction...
  44. doi request reprint Incidence of otitis media in children with deformational plagiocephaly
    Adam Purzycki
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1075, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 20:1407-11. 2009
    ..Tympanogrametry showed a marked percentage of infants with deformational plagiocephaly to have eustachian tube dysfunction. Future studies will focus on the significance of these findings...