Bernard T Lee

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A new classification system for muscle and nerve preservation in DIEP flap breast reconstruction
    Bernard T Lee
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Microsurgery 30:85-90. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Pedicled perforator flaps: a new principle in reconstructive surgery
    Bernard T Lee
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:201-8. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Computer-based learning module increases shared decision making in breast reconstruction
    Bernard T Lee
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:738-43. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Postmastectomy radiation therapy and breast reconstruction: an analysis of complications and patient satisfaction
    Bernard T Lee
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 64:679-83. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Establishment of perforator flap programs for breast reconstruction: the New England program experience
    Bernard T Lee
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:1410-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Design and impact of an intraoperative pathway: a new operating room model for team-based practice
    Bernard T Lee
    Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:865-73. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Postmastectomy breast reconstruction after previous lumpectomy and radiation therapy: analysis of complications and satisfaction
    Ibrahim Khansa
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 66:444-51. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Impact of regional referral centers for microsurgical breast reconstruction: the New England perforator flap program experience
    Janet H Yueh
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:246-54. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Patient involvement in the decision-making process improves satisfaction and quality of life in postmastectomy breast reconstruction
    Azra A Ashraf
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Surg Res 184:665-70. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Analysis of complications and patient satisfaction in pedicled transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous and deep inferior epigastric perforator flap breast reconstruction
    Adeyiza O Momoh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 69:19-23. 2012

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Publications93

  1. doi request reprint A new classification system for muscle and nerve preservation in DIEP flap breast reconstruction
    Bernard T Lee
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Microsurgery 30:85-90. 2010
    ..8% vs. 9.2%, P = 0.049). We describe a DIEP flap classification system and operative techniques to minimize muscle and nerve sacrifice...
  2. doi request reprint Pedicled perforator flaps: a new principle in reconstructive surgery
    Bernard T Lee
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:201-8. 2010
    ..In this article, the chronology of flap reconstruction is discussed, with particular emphasis on the current state of nonmicrosurgical perforator based flaps...
  3. doi request reprint Computer-based learning module increases shared decision making in breast reconstruction
    Bernard T Lee
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:738-43. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that a computer-based learning module for breast reconstruction increases patient involvement in the decision-making process...
  4. doi request reprint Postmastectomy radiation therapy and breast reconstruction: an analysis of complications and patient satisfaction
    Bernard T Lee
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 64:679-83. 2010
    ..In contrast, PMRT before reconstruction has similar complication rates and general satisfaction with controls, but decreased aesthetic satisfaction (50% vs. 66.88%, P < 0.035)...
  5. doi request reprint Establishment of perforator flap programs for breast reconstruction: the New England program experience
    Bernard T Lee
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:1410-8. 2009
    ..In 2004, the authors started the New England perforator flap program. The authors present a blueprint of their program and examine its impact on patient satisfaction and referral patterns...
  6. doi request reprint Design and impact of an intraoperative pathway: a new operating room model for team-based practice
    Bernard T Lee
    Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:865-73. 2008
    ..We describe development of an intraoperative pathway for deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap breast reconstruction and its impact on various outcomes...
  7. doi request reprint Postmastectomy breast reconstruction after previous lumpectomy and radiation therapy: analysis of complications and satisfaction
    Ibrahim Khansa
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 66:444-51. 2011
    ..This study examines whether prior BCT leads to higher rates of complications and dissatisfaction with subsequent mastectomy and breast reconstruction...
  8. doi request reprint Impact of regional referral centers for microsurgical breast reconstruction: the New England perforator flap program experience
    Janet H Yueh
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:246-54. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to analyze the impact of this program with attention to reconstruction rates, patient satisfaction, and referral patterns...
  9. doi request reprint Patient involvement in the decision-making process improves satisfaction and quality of life in postmastectomy breast reconstruction
    Azra A Ashraf
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Surg Res 184:665-70. 2013
    ..In this study, patient-physician decision models are evaluated in patients undergoing postmastectomy breast reconstruction...
  10. doi request reprint Analysis of complications and patient satisfaction in pedicled transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous and deep inferior epigastric perforator flap breast reconstruction
    Adeyiza O Momoh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 69:19-23. 2012
    ..5% vs. 80.7%, P = 0.0113). Understanding the differences in complications and satisfaction will help physicians and patients make informed decisions about abdominal-based autologous breast reconstruction...
  11. doi request reprint The lateral chest wall: a separate aesthetic unit in breast surgery
    Eran D Bar-Meir
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 128:626e-34e. 2011
    ..Preoperative evaluation of the lateral chest wall is necessary to address this area properly. These deformities are intimately associated with the final outcome of any breast operation...
  12. pmc Intraoperative Hemifacial Composite Flap Perfusion Assessment Using Spatial Frequency Domain Imaging: A Pilot Study in Preparation for Facial Transplantation
    Christina R Vargas
    From the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Division of Cancer Diagnostics and Therapeutics, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston and Curadel, LLC, Worcester, MA
    Ann Plast Surg 76:249-55. 2016
    ..This study aims to evaluate the use of SFDI technology in hemifacial composite flap compromise as could occur during facial transplant...
  13. doi request reprint Dynamic rehabilitation of facial nerve injury: a review of the literature
    Amr N Rabie
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 29:283-96. 2013
    ..The various dynamic facial nerve treatment modalities are discussed...
  14. pmc A novel pilot study using spatial frequency domain imaging to assess oxygenation of perforator flaps during reconstructive breast surgery
    John T Nguyen
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 71:308-15. 2013
    ..Spatial frequency domain imaging (SFDI) is a promising new technology that provides oxygenation images over a large field of view. The goal of this clinical pilot study is to use SFDI in perforator flap breast reconstruction...
  15. doi request reprint Breast cancer recurrence following postmastectomy reconstruction compared to mastectomy with no reconstruction
    Sashank Reddy
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 66:466-71. 2011
    ..This study compares incidence, detection, and management of recurrent breast cancer in a large series of patients treated with mastectomy alone or with mastectomy and various forms of reconstruction...
  16. doi request reprint Comparison of morbidity, functional outcome, and satisfaction following bilateral TRAM versus bilateral DIEP flap breast reconstruction
    Yoon S Chun
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:1133-41. 2010
    ..This study compares postoperative morbidity and satisfaction following bilateral pedicled TRAM and DIEP flap reconstruction...
  17. pmc Intraoperative prediction of postoperative flap outcome using the near-infrared fluorophore methylene blue
    Yoshitomo Ashitate
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 70:360-5. 2013
    ..In the validation set, this threshold provided a prediction sensitivity of 95.3% and a specificity of 98.0%. We demonstrate that a single intraoperative near-infrared measurement can predict submental flap outcome at 72 hours...
  18. doi request reprint Impact of complications on patient satisfaction in breast reconstruction
    Salih Colakoglu
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:1428-36. 2011
    ..This study analyzed the effect of complications on general and aesthetic satisfaction after breast reconstruction...
  19. doi request reprint Evaluation of clinical outcomes and aesthetic results after autologous fat grafting for contour deformities of the reconstructed breast
    Catherine de Blacam
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 128:411e-418e. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to review the authors' early experience of fat grafting in the correction of acquired contour deformities after postmastectomy breast reconstruction...
  20. doi request reprint Sociodemographics, referral patterns, and Internet use for decision-making in microsurgical breast reconstruction
    Evan Matros
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:1087-94. 2010
    ..Currently, no information is available about the sociodemographic profile, referral patterns, or decision-making process of women who choose this reconstructive modality...
  21. pmc Bone flap perfusion assessment using near-infrared fluorescence imaging
    John T Nguyen
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Surg Res 178:e43-50. 2012
    ..The present pilot study investigated the ability of NIR imaging to assess the perfusion of vascularized bone flaps...
  22. pmc Face transplant perfusion assessment using near-infrared fluorescence imaging
    John T Nguyen
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Surg Res 177:e83-8. 2012
    ..Near-infrared (NIR) fluorescence imaging has been previously shown to provide a real-time, intraoperative evaluation of perfusion. This study investigates the use of NIR imaging in partial face CTA harvest...
  23. doi request reprint Delayed autologous breast reconstruction after postmastectomy radiation therapy: is there an optimal time?
    Adeyiza O Momoh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 69:14-8. 2012
    ..As overall complications are similar in patients reconstructed early or late after PMRT, autologous breast reconstruction can potentially be performed earlier than is the current accepted practice...
  24. doi request reprint High body mass index and smoking predict morbidity in breast cancer surgery: a multivariate analysis of 26,988 patients from the national surgical quality improvement program database
    Catherine de Blacam
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Surg 255:551-5. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the incidence of complications of breast cancer surgery in a multi-institutional, prospective, validated database and to identify preoperative risk factors that predispose to these complications...
  25. pmc Intraoperative near-infrared fluorescence imaging in perforator flap reconstruction: current research and early clinical experience
    Bernard T Lee
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 26:59-65. 2010
    ..In this article, we review our preclinical and clinical data, as well as literature describing the use of similar NIR fluorescence imaging systems in plastic and reconstructive surgery...
  26. doi request reprint Patient satisfaction in postmastectomy breast reconstruction: a comparative evaluation of DIEP, TRAM, latissimus flap, and implant techniques
    Janet H Yueh
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Harvard Thorndike General Clinical Research Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:1585-95. 2010
    ..The authors compared four reconstructive techniques and identified factors influencing patient satisfaction...
  27. doi request reprint Effects of vasopressor administration on the outcomes of microsurgical breast reconstruction
    Chen Chen
    Department of Surgery, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 65:28-31. 2010
    ..Although we do not recommend routine vasopressor use during microsurgery, administration does not seem to increase complications in microsurgical breast reconstruction...
  28. pmc Near-infrared imaging of face transplants: are both pedicles necessary?
    John T Nguyen
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Surg Res 184:714-21. 2013
    ..As it remains unclear whether perfusion can be based off a single pedicle, this study was designed to assess perfusion patterns of facial transplant allografts using near-infrared (NIR) fluorescence imaging...
  29. pmc Quantitative assessment of nipple perfusion with near-infrared fluorescence imaging
    Yoshitomo Ashitate
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 70:149-53. 2013
    ..05). Based on our findings, radial incisions for nipple-sparing mastectomy may be preferable due to higher perfusion; however, clinical trials are necessary for further assessment...
  30. doi request reprint Impact of sequencing of postmastectomy radiotherapy and breast reconstruction on timing and rate of complications and patient satisfaction
    Tolulope A Adesiyun
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 80:392-7. 2011
    ..There are few long-term studies of how the sequencing of postmastectomy radiotherapy (PMRT) and breast reconstruction (BR) affects the time to development of complications or patient satisfaction with BR. We therefore studied this issue...
  31. doi request reprint Tissue oximetry monitoring in microsurgical breast reconstruction decreases flap loss and improves rate of flap salvage
    Samuel J Lin
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:1080-5. 2011
    ..Tissue oximeter monitoring offers an objective method for detecting vascular compromise with the measurement of tissue oxygen saturation and real-time flap perfusion...
  32. doi request reprint The Maylard incision: a low transverse incision variant seen in DIEP flap breast reconstruction
    Eran D Bar-Meir
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 62:e447-52. 2009
    ..Preoperative imaging with Duplex ultrasound was important in select cases for identification of vessel patency and direction of flow. Identification of 'high-risk patients allows for appropriate patient counselling and surgical planning...
  33. doi request reprint Patient satisfaction in unilateral and bilateral breast reconstruction [outcomes article]
    Randall O Craft
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:1417-24. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine patient satisfaction between unilateral and bilateral reconstruction...
  34. doi request reprint DIEP flaps in women with abdominal scars: are complication rates affected?
    Brian M Parrett
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:1527-31. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether abdominal scars in DIEP breast reconstruction have an effect on flap and donor-site complications...
  35. pmc Near-infrared imaging for the assessment of anastomotic patency, thrombosis, and reperfusion in microsurgery: a pilot study in a porcine model
    Christina R Vargas
    Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Microsurgery 35:309-14. 2015
    ..This study aims to evaluate the use of near-infrared (NIR) fluorescence imaging in the assessment of microsurgical anastomotic patency, thrombosis, and vascular revision...
  36. doi request reprint Immediate microsurgical breast reconstruction and simultaneous sentinel lymph node dissection: issues with node positivity and recipient vessel selection
    Michael S Curtis
    Department of Surgery, State University of New York, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 27:445-8. 2011
    ..If a thoracodorsal anastomosis is performed, a potential risk exists for vessel injury and flap loss with completion ALND...
  37. pmc Predictive capability of near-infrared fluorescence angiography in submental perforator flap survival
    Aya Matsui
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:1518-27. 2010
    ..This study evaluates the predictive capability of near-infrared fluorescence angiography for flap survival in submental flap reconstruction...
  38. doi request reprint Nipple-sparing mastectomy: evaluation of patient satisfaction, aesthetic results, and sensation
    Janet H Yueh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 62:586-90. 2009
    ..8 of 10). As nipple-sparing mastectomy is becoming an increasing patient preference, preoperative discussion needs to address expectations, aesthetic satisfaction, and long-term cancer control...
  39. pmc Submental perforator flap design with a near-infrared fluorescence imaging system: the relationship among number of perforators, flap perfusion, and venous drainage
    Aya Matsui
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:1098-104. 2009
    ..The impact of the number of preserved perforator arteries on flap perfusion and venous drainage was quantified...
  40. doi request reprint Paradoxical venous Doppler signal: a sentinel sign of early venous congestion
    Eran D Bar-Meir
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 24:255-7. 2008
    ..The vessels were repositioned and the flap was salvaged with no further complications. The pathophysiology of this paradoxical sentinel sign is discussed, along with other reasons leading to the outflow obstruction...
  41. doi request reprint Ultrasound-assisted liposuction as a treatment of fat necrosis after deep inferior epigastric perforator flap breast reconstruction: a case report
    Stephanie A Caterson
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of Plastic Surgery, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 60:614-7. 2008
    ..UAL is safer and less invasive than traditional treatments for fat necrosis including direct excision and suction-assisted liposuction...
  42. doi request reprint The incidence of lower eyelid malposition after facial fracture repair: a retrospective study and meta-analysis comparing subtarsal, subciliary, and transconjunctival incisions
    Emily B Ridgway
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the Biostatistics Program, Harvard University Clinical and Translational Science Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:1578-86. 2009
    ..Each is associated with a distinct set of complications. The goal of the authors' study was to examine lower lid malposition associated with these incisional approaches at the authors' institution and in the literature...
  43. pmc First-in-human pilot study of a spatial frequency domain oxygenation imaging system
    Sylvain Gioux
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Biomed Opt 16:086015. 2011
    ..Overall, this study lays the foundation for clinical translation of endogenous contrast imaging using SFDI...
  44. doi request reprint Isolation of Progenitors that Exhibit Myogenic/Osteogenic Bipotency In Vitro by Fluorescence-Activated Cell Sorting from Human Fetal Muscle
    Alessandra Castiglioni
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA Joslin Diabetes Center and the Paul F Glenn Laboratories for the Biological Mechanisms of Aging, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA Vita Salute San Raffaele University, Milan 20132, Italy
    Stem Cell Reports 2:92-106. 2014
    ..The ability to directly isolate functionally distinct progenitor cells from human muscle will enable novel insights into muscle lineage specification and homeostasis...
  45. doi request reprint Effects of statins on ischemia-reperfusion complications in breast free flaps
    Pieter G L Koolen
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Surg Res 190:378-84. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether the use of statins and other CVMs decreased the rate of I/R injury in autologous free flap breast reconstruction...
  46. doi request reprint The forked liposuction cannula: a novel approach to the correction of cicatricial contracture deformities in breast reconstruction
    Adeyiza O Momoh
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 69:256-9. 2012
    ..This technique can be a useful adjunct, especially in patients undergoing autologous fat grafting; however, residual contracture may be observed in patients with a history of radiation therapy...
  47. doi request reprint Use of intraoperative computed tomography in complex facial fracture reduction and fixation
    Amr Rabie
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 22:1466-7. 2011
    ....
  48. pmc The FLARE intraoperative near-infrared fluorescence imaging system: a first-in-human clinical trial in perforator flap breast reconstruction
    Bernard T Lee
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:1472-81. 2010
    ..In this study, the authors demonstrate the use of an intraoperative, near-infrared fluorescence imaging system for evaluation of perforator location and flap perfusion...
  49. doi request reprint Readability of online patient resources for melanoma
    Ahmed M S Ibrahim
    Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Division of Plastic Surgery, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Melanoma Res 26:58-65. 2016
    ..The range of readability among websites may indicate an opportunity for physicians to direct patients to more appropriate resources for their level of health literacy. ..
  50. doi request reprint Does Increased Experience with Tissue Oximetry Monitoring in Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction Lead to Decreased Flap Loss? The Learning Effect
    Pieter G L Koolen
    Boston, Mass and Amsterdam, The Netherlands From the Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School and the Department of Plastic Surgery, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Vrije Universiteit
    Plast Reconstr Surg 137:1093-101. 2016
    ..This study examines the effect of tissue oximetry on flap reexploration rates and salvage over a 10-year period. The learning curve for this new technology is also assessed...
  51. doi request reprint Acellular dermal matrices in breast surgery: a comprehensive review
    Ahmed M S Ibrahim
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 70:732-8. 2013
    ..There has been an increase in the number of products that have paralleled their usage in various clinical settings and specifically breast surgery...
  52. doi request reprint Analysis of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database in 19,100 patients undergoing implant-based breast reconstruction: complication rates with acellular dermal matrix
    Ahmed M S Ibrahim
    Boston, Mass From the Division of Plastic Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
    Plast Reconstr Surg 132:1057-66. 2013
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Cost analysis of implant-based breast reconstruction with acellular dermal matrix
    Catherine de Blacam
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 69:516-20. 2012
    ..With increasing focus on healthcare expenditure, it is important that plastic surgeons are aware of the cost implications of using ADM products...
  54. pmc Image-guided perforator flap design using invisible near-infrared light and validation with x-ray angiography
    Aya Matsui
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 63:327-30. 2009
    ..The technology we describe provides high-sensitivity real-time image guidance throughout perforator dissection, and permits patient-specific flap design...
  55. doi request reprint Early results using ultrasound-assisted liposuction as a treatment for fat necrosis in breast reconstruction
    Agnieszka Hassa
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Plast Reconstr Surg 126:762-8. 2010
    ..The article describes a case series of patients with fat necrosis treated with ultrasound-assisted liposuction...
  56. doi request reprint Online Patient Resources for Liposuction: A Comparative Analysis of Readability
    Christina R Vargas
    From the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
    Ann Plast Surg 76:349-54. 2016
    ..The aim of this study is to identify the most commonly used online patient information about liposuction and to evaluate its readability relative to average American literacy...
  57. doi request reprint Analyzing Regional Differences over a 15-Year Trend of One-Stage versus Two-Stage Breast Reconstruction in 941,191 Postmastectomy Patients
    Parisa Kamali
    Boston, Mass Amsterdam, The Netherlands and New Orleans, La From the Divisions of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School the Division of Plastic Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, VU Medical Center and the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
    Plast Reconstr Surg 138:1e-14e. 2016
    ..In this study, national and regional trends across the United States for the two different types of implant-based reconstructions were evaluated...
  58. doi request reprint Population preferences of undergoing brachioplasty for arm laxity
    Ahmed M S Ibrahim
    From the Division of Plastic Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA and Division of Plastic Surgery, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Ann Plast Surg 73:S149-52. 2014
    ..The authors set out to quantify the health state utility outcome assessment of living with arm deformity requiring brachioplasty...
  59. doi request reprint Trends in facial fracture treatment using the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program database
    Kuylhee Kim
    Boston, Mass From the Division of Plastic Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
    Plast Reconstr Surg 133:627-38. 2014
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Intramuscular perforator dissection with the hydrodissection technique
    Dhruv Singhal
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 29:45-9. 2013
    ..We describe an adjunctive technique using hydrodissection to assist with the intramuscular perforator dissection...
  61. doi request reprint The impact of nipple reconstruction on patient satisfaction in breast reconstruction
    Adeyiza O Momoh
    Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 69:389-93. 2012
    ..This study evaluates the effect of nipple reconstruction on patient satisfaction with breast reconstruction...
  62. doi request reprint Autologous fat grafting: a technique for stabilization of the microvascular pedicle in DIEP flap reconstruction
    Eran D Bar-Meir
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Microsurgery 28:495-8. 2008
    ..It should be considered in DIEP flap breast reconstruction and other microvascular cases where the vascular pedicle might be compressed by adjacent structures...
  63. doi request reprint The posterior tibial artery perforator flap: an alternative to free-flap closure in the comorbid patient
    Brian M Parrett
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 25:105-9. 2009
    ..There were no cases of malunion, nonunion, infection, wound breakdown, or partial flap loss. The PT perforator flap is a reliable choice for patients with open leg wounds and comorbidities precluding free-flap closure...
  64. doi request reprint Does acellular dermal matrix really improve aesthetic outcome in tissue expander/implant-based breast reconstruction?
    Ahmed M S Ibrahim
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 39:359-68. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess aesthetic outcome following ADM use in tissue expander/implant-based breast reconstruction by a panel of blinded plastic surgeons...
  65. doi request reprint Highest Impact Articles in Microsurgery: A Citation Analysis
    Kuylhee Kim
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Reconstr Microsurg 31:527-40. 2015
    ..In this study citation analysis was done to identify the most highly cited clinical and basic science articles published in five peer-reviewed plastic surgery journals...
  66. doi request reprint Tumescent mastectomy technique in autologous breast reconstruction
    Christina R Vargas
    Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Surg Res 198:525-9. 2015
    ..Previous studies suggest that tumescent dissection may contribute to adverse outcomes after immediate implant reconstruction; however, its effect on autologous microsurgical reconstruction has not been established...
  67. doi request reprint Patient selection optimization following combined abdominal procedures: analysis of 4925 patients undergoing panniculectomy/abdominoplasty with or without concurrent hernia repair
    Pieter G L Koolen
    Boston, Mass and Montreal, Quebec, Canada From the Division of Plastic Surgery and the Division of Bariatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School and the Division of Plastic Surgery, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University
    Plast Reconstr Surg 134:539e-50e. 2014
    ..The authors evaluated the incidence of postoperative complications following abdominal contouring surgery with or without concurrent hernia repair and the impact of surgical specialty...
  68. pmc Functional MRI to evaluate "sense of self" following perforator flap breast reconstruction
    Stephanie A Caterson
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e49883. 2012
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  69. doi request reprint Properties of meshes used in hernia repair: a comprehensive review of synthetic and biologic meshes
    Ahmed M S Ibrahim
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    J Reconstr Microsurg 31:83-94. 2015
    ..The aim of this study is to quantitatively compare the biomechanical properties of the most commonly used synthetic and biologic meshes in ventral hernia repair and presents a comprehensive literature review...
  70. doi request reprint The rib-sparing technique for internal mammary vessel exposure in microsurgical breast reconstruction
    Brian M Parrett
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 60:241-3. 2008
    ..This less invasive technique is reviewed in detail and may prove beneficial in regard to postoperative pain and incidence of chest wall deformities...
  71. doi request reprint The Boston marathon bombings: the early plastic surgery experience of one Boston hospital
    Peter S Kim
    Boston, Mass and Tacoma, Wash From the Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School the Department of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center and the Harvard Plastic Surgery Residency Training Program
    Plast Reconstr Surg 132:1351-63. 2013
    ..m. EDT, two improvised explosive devices detonated near the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon. Patients were transported from the scene to several trauma centers, including the authors' institution...
  72. doi request reprint Augmented SIEA flap for microvascular breast reconstruction after prior ligation of bilateral deep inferior epigastric arteries
    Ivan Hadad
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 110 Francis Street, Lowry Suite 5A, Boston, MA 02215, United States
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 66:845-7. 2013
    ..This article presents a case report and an extended delay technique to augment the SIEA system in a patient with prior bilateral deep inferior epigastric artery ligation...
  73. doi request reprint Intercostal neuroma as a source of pain after aesthetic and reconstructive breast implant surgery
    John T Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 110 Francis Street, Suite 5A, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 65:1199-203. 2012
    ..In patients with persistent pain after breast implant placement, plastic surgeons must be aware of this treatable cause of pain...
  74. doi request reprint An analysis of delayed breast reconstruction outcomes as recorded in the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
    Adeyemi A Ogunleye
    Department of Surgery, Harlem Hospital Center, Columbia University, NY, NY, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 65:289-94. 2012
    ..As breast reconstruction modules for NSQIP are currently under development, modifications to capture procedure-specific outcomes are recommended...
  75. doi request reprint Factor V Leiden associated with flap loss in microsurgical breast reconstruction
    Ibrahim Khansa
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Microsurgery 31:409-12. 2011
    ..This mutation places patients at high risk for thromboembolic events in microvascular breast reconstruction, particularly when oral contraceptives or tamoxifen are used in conjunction...
  76. doi request reprint Acquired entropion associated with the transconjunctival incision for facial fracture management
    Emily B Ridgway
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, 110 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 20:1412-5. 2009
    ..With the increasing popularity of this incision in reconstructive and cosmetic plastic surgery, a complete understanding of orbital anatomy and associated treatment options for entropion is necessary...
  77. doi request reprint Static treatment modalities in facial paralysis: a review
    Ahmed M S Ibrahim
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 29:223-32. 2013
    ..In this review the various static facial nerve treatment modalities are discussed...
  78. doi request reprint Fat necrosis in autologous abdomen-based breast reconstruction: a systematic review
    Ibrahim Khansa
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 131:443-52. 2013
    ..The authors performed a systematic review of the English literature on autologous breast reconstruction to determine significant patient and surgical factors that are predictors of postoperative fat necrosis...
  79. doi request reprint Staged scalp soft tissue expansion before delayed allograft cranioplasty: a technical report
    Ekkehard M Kasper
    Department of Surgery, Division of Neurological Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Neurosurgery 71:15-20; discussion 21. 2012
    ..Hemicraniectomy is an established neurosurgical procedure. However, before cranial vault reconstruction, it is imperative that sufficient scalp soft tissue is available for coverage of the reconstructed skull...
  80. doi request reprint A review of local and regional flaps for distal leg reconstruction
    Brian M Parrett
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 25:445-55. 2009
    ..The following review will detail the available local and regional flaps for reconstruction of the distal third of the leg with an emphasis on decision making, anatomy, flap design, and technique...
  81. doi request reprint Equestrian-related injuries: implications for treatment in plastic surgery
    Sharon E Fox
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:826-32. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the characteristics of these equestrian-related injuries...
  82. ncbi request reprint Mastopexy with autologous augmentation after massive weight loss: the intercostal artery perforator (ICAP) flap
    Stephanie Kwei
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 57:361-5. 2006
    ..Furthermore, there was no evidence of flap loss or tissue necrosis. Mastopexy with autologous augmentation using the ICAP flap was found to be a reliable method of breast reconstruction in the MWL patient...
  83. ncbi request reprint Swelling of the breast following augmentation mammaplasty and minimally invasive cardiac surgery
    Ziv M Peled
    Harvard Plastic Surgery Program, MA, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 57:440-2. 2006
    ..We also make several suggestions that we feel may help avoid the problems seen with this patient in the future...
  84. pmc Quantitative assessment of perfusion and vascular compromise in perforator flaps using a near-infrared fluorescence-guided imaging system
    Aya Matsui
    Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:451-60. 2009
    ..In this study, the authors demonstrate the use of near-infrared fluorescence angiography to directly quantify normal and abnormal perfusion in perforator flaps...
  85. doi request reprint Treatment of facial scarring: lasers, filler, and nonoperative techniques
    Jason S Cooper
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 110 Francis Street, LMOB 5A, Brookline, MA 02115, USA
    Facial Plast Surg 25:311-5. 2009
    ..Fat transplantation, collagen, and filler injection is recommended in the treatment of acne depressed scars and traumatic scars with resulting contour deformity...
  86. doi request reprint An alternative mucosal flap for nasal lining: the superior labial artery mucosal flap-an anatomic study
    Adeyiza O Momoh
    Section of Plastic Surgery, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0340, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 24:626-8. 2013
    ..In complex cases of nasal reconstruction in which nasal lining of associated defects cannot be accomplished with local flaps, we describe the anatomic basis for a regional single-staged, axial flap alternative for reconstruction...
  87. pmc Altered proliferation and differentiation properties of primary mammary epithelial cells from BRCA1 mutation carriers
    Laura N Burga
    Department of Surgery, Division of Hematology Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Cancer Res 69:1273-8. 2009
    ..These altered growth and differentiation properties may render BRCA1-mutant PMECs vulnerable to transformation and predispose to the development of ER-negative, EGFR-positive breast cancers...