reconstructive surgical procedures

Summary

Summary: Procedures used to reconstruct, restore, or improve defective, damaged, or missing structures.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Timing of presentation of the first signs of vascular compromise dictates the salvage outcome of free flap transfers
    Kuang Te Chen
    Department of Surgery, Saint Paul s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:187-95. 2007
  2. ncbi Pectoralis major myocutaneous flap vs revascularized free tissue transfer: complications, gastrostomy tube dependence, and hospitalization
    Douglas B Chepeha
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0312, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:181-6. 2004
  3. ncbi Comparison between free flap and pectoralis major pedicled flap for reconstruction in oral cavity cancer patients--a quality of life analysis
    Chih Yu Hsing
    Department of Otolaryngology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Oral Oncol 47:522-7. 2011
  4. ncbi Endoscopic skull base reconstruction of large dural defects: a systematic review of published evidence
    Richard J Harvey
    Department of Otolaryngology and Skull Base Surgery, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Laryngoscope 122:452-9. 2012
  5. pmc Radial forearm free flap surgery: a modified skin-closure technique improving donor-site aesthetic appearance
    L Giordano
    Otorhinolaryngology Unit, IRCCS Vita Salute University San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 32:158-63. 2012
  6. pmc Hypopharynx reconstruction with pectoralis major myofascial flap: our experience in 45 cases
    G Montemari
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliera San Camillo Forlanini, Rome, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 32:93-7. 2012
  7. ncbi The mushroom-shaped anterolateral thigh perforator flap for subtotal tongue reconstruction
    Benedetto Longo
    Plastic Surgery Unit, Sant Andrea Hospital, School of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Plast Reconstr Surg 132:656-65. 2013
  8. ncbi Current trends in initial management of hypopharyngeal cancer: the declining use of open surgery
    Robert P Takes
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Head Neck 34:270-81. 2012
  9. ncbi Face transplantation: outcomes, concerns, controversies, and future directions
    Maria Siemionow
    Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 23:254-9. 2012
  10. ncbi Treatment of anterior cruciate ligament injuries with special reference to graft type and surgical technique: an assessment of randomized controlled trials
    Kristian Samuelsson
    Department of Orthopaedics, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 431 80, Molndal, Sweden
    Arthroscopy 25:1139-74. 2009

Research Grants

  1. CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF CALVARIAL HEALING
    Michael Longaker; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. Microarray Analysis of Wounds
    AMY COLWELL; Fiscal Year: 2004
  3. Surgical Management of Facial Nerve Injury
    Theresa Hadlock; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. A HEMODYNAMIC MODEL OF INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE DYNAMICS
    Marvin Bergsneider; Fiscal Year: 2002
  5. Pelvic Floor Changes Before and After Birth
    REBECCA GLENN ROGERS; Fiscal Year: 2010
  6. In Vivo Imaging of Post-Traumatic Cerebral Amyloid Deposition
    Marvin Bergsneider; Fiscal Year: 2007
  7. Photodynamic Therapy for the Treatment of Obstructive E*
    Todd Demmy; Fiscal Year: 2007
  8. Bupropion SR as an Anti-Craving Anti-Obesity Agent
    Kristine Steffen; Fiscal Year: 2008
  9. NITRIC OXIDE REGULATORY SYSTEM IN THE PENIS
    Arthur Burnett; Fiscal Year: 2002
  10. Modified Hyaluronic Acid for Extrasynovial Tendon Graft
    Chunfeng Zhao; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications314 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Timing of presentation of the first signs of vascular compromise dictates the salvage outcome of free flap transfers
    Kuang Te Chen
    Department of Surgery, Saint Paul s Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:187-95. 2007
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the timing of occurrence of flap compromise following free tissue transfer, and its correlation with salvage outcome...
  2. ncbi Pectoralis major myocutaneous flap vs revascularized free tissue transfer: complications, gastrostomy tube dependence, and hospitalization
    Douglas B Chepeha
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 0312, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:181-6. 2004
    ..To evaluate the factors related to surgical complications, rate of gastrostomy tube (G-tube) dependence, and hospitalization in patients undergoing reconstruction with a pectoralis myocutaneous flap vs a soft-tissue revascularized flap...
  3. ncbi Comparison between free flap and pectoralis major pedicled flap for reconstruction in oral cavity cancer patients--a quality of life analysis
    Chih Yu Hsing
    Department of Otolaryngology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Oral Oncol 47:522-7. 2011
    ..Data from this study provide useful information for physicians and patients during their discussion of treatment modalities for oral cancers...
  4. ncbi Endoscopic skull base reconstruction of large dural defects: a systematic review of published evidence
    Richard J Harvey
    Department of Otolaryngology and Skull Base Surgery, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Laryngoscope 122:452-9. 2012
    ..Such surgical innovation is likely to be reported in case series, retrospective cohorts, or case-control studies rather than higher level evidence...
  5. pmc Radial forearm free flap surgery: a modified skin-closure technique improving donor-site aesthetic appearance
    L Giordano
    Otorhinolaryngology Unit, IRCCS Vita Salute University San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 32:158-63. 2012
    ..The technique is simple, reliable and requires no more time than a standard procedure...
  6. pmc Hypopharynx reconstruction with pectoralis major myofascial flap: our experience in 45 cases
    G Montemari
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliera San Camillo Forlanini, Rome, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 32:93-7. 2012
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  7. ncbi The mushroom-shaped anterolateral thigh perforator flap for subtotal tongue reconstruction
    Benedetto Longo
    Plastic Surgery Unit, Sant Andrea Hospital, School of Medicine and Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Plast Reconstr Surg 132:656-65. 2013
    ..The authors describe the reinnervated mushroom-shaped anterolateral thigh perforator flap for subtotal tongue reconstruction...
  8. ncbi Current trends in initial management of hypopharyngeal cancer: the declining use of open surgery
    Robert P Takes
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Head Neck 34:270-81. 2012
    ..In this respect, technical improvements in radiotherapy such as intensity-modulated radiotherapy, advances in supportive care, and incorporation of newer systemic agents such as targeted therapy, are relevant developments...
  9. ncbi Face transplantation: outcomes, concerns, controversies, and future directions
    Maria Siemionow
    Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Craniofac Surg 23:254-9. 2012
    ..Since 2005, 17 facial allotransplantations have been performed worldwide. The brief summary of current cases with ongoing concerns is presented in this article...
  10. ncbi Treatment of anterior cruciate ligament injuries with special reference to graft type and surgical technique: an assessment of randomized controlled trials
    Kristian Samuelsson
    Department of Orthopaedics, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 431 80, Molndal, Sweden
    Arthroscopy 25:1139-74. 2009
    ..The secondary aims were to identify the relative strengths and weaknesses of the selected studies, to resolve contradictions in the literature, and to evaluate the need for further studies...
  11. ncbi Technical advances in ear reconstruction with autogenous rib cartilage grafts: personal experience with 1200 cases
    B Brent
    El Camino Hospital, Mountain View, California, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 104:319-34; discussion 335-8. 1999
    ..A survey of 1000 microtia patients indicates that surgically constructed ears remain durable, withstand trauma well, and provide consistent emotional relief and psychological benefits through the repair...
  12. ncbi Analysis of the relations between the shape of the reconstructed tongue and postoperative functions after subtotal or total glossectomy
    Yoshihiro Kimata
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan
    Laryngoscope 113:905-9. 2003
    ..The objective was to investigate the relations of the shape of the reconstructed tongue to postoperative swallowing and speech functions...
  13. ncbi Health-related quality of life and clinical function after primary surgery for oral cancer
    S N Rogers
    Regional Maxillofacial Unit, University Hospital Aintree, Aintree Trust, Liverpool, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 40:11-8. 2002
    ..The differential in respect of baseline function was present at all three time points in each patient group. This suggests that functional deficits at presentation persist following treatment...
  14. pmc Allograft-prosthetic composite in the proximal tibia after bone tumor resection
    Davide Donati
    Musculoskeletal Oncology Department, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Via Pupilli 1, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:459-65. 2008
    ..We believe the ideal candidate is the young patient with a benign aggressive or malignant low-grade tumor who has not undergone previous surgery...
  15. ncbi Autoclaved tumor bone for reconstruction: an alternative in developing countries
    Mujahid Jamil Khattak
    Aga Khan University Hospital, Orthopedic Section, Department of Surgery, Karachi, Pakistan
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 447:138-44. 2006
    ..This technique is a cost-effective alternative for developing countries circumventing complications of prosthetic and allograft reconstruction...
  16. ncbi Free tissue transfer versus pedicled flap in head and neck reconstruction
    Allison Lee McCrory
    Department of Surgery, University of Alabama Birmingham 35233, USA
    Laryngoscope 112:2161-5. 2002
    ..Perhaps the costs do not outweigh the benefits. The study analyzes many aspects of resource utilization and patient outcome to determine whether these criticisms hold true...
  17. ncbi A novel reconstructive technique after endoscopic expanded endonasal approaches: vascular pedicle nasoseptal flap
    Gustavo Hadad
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical School of Ciudad de Rosario, Provincia de Santa Fe, Republica Argentina
    Laryngoscope 116:1882-6. 2006
    ..Reconstruction with vascularized tissue is desirable to facilitate rapid healing, especially in irradiated patients...
  18. ncbi Customised fabricated implants after previous failed cranioplasty
    Raymond C W Goh
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, 5 Fu Shin Street, Kwei Shan, Taoyuan 333, Taiwan
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 63:1479-84. 2010
    ..Customised fabricated alloplastic implants provide a safe, accurate and efficient way of restoring normal cranial contours in patients with cranial defects who have had previous failed cranioplasties...
  19. ncbi ACL reconstruction: a meta-analysis of functional scores
    David J Biau
    Hopital Cochin, AP HP, Paris Université 5, France
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 458:180-7. 2007
    ..At last followup, only 41% and 33% of patients, respectively, had patellar and hamstring grafts reconstructed reported as normal based on the final overall International Knee Documentation Committee score...
  20. ncbi Pectoralis major myocutaneous flaps for head and neck reconstruction: factors influencing occurrences of complications and the final outcome
    Fábio Roberto Pinto
    FMABC, Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sao Paulo Med J 128:336-41. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to identify factors that may cause complications and influence the final result from reconstructions using pectoralis major myocutaneous flaps (PMMFs) for head and neck defect repair following cancer resection...
  21. ncbi Taylored implants for alloplastic cranioplasty--clinical and surgical considerations
    B Hoffmann
    Neurosurgical Clinic, Clemenshospital Münster, Germany
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 93:127-9. 2005
    ..Application of this technique is limited by cost, nonetheless it is recommended for extensive reconstruction of the skull...
  22. ncbi Influence of knee flexion angle on femoral tunnel characteristics when drilled through the anteromedial portal during anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
    Georges Basdekis
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital of Larissa, Medical School, University of Thessalia, Larissa, Greece
    Arthroscopy 24:459-64. 2008
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  23. pmc Cartilage tissue engineering for laryngotracheal reconstruction: comparison of chondrocytes from three anatomic locations in the rabbit
    James H Henderson
    Departments of Biology and Orthopaedics, Skeletal Research Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Tissue Eng 13:843-53. 2007
    ..The results also suggest that this and similar tissue engineering approaches must be optimized for each potential source of chondrocytes...
  24. ncbi Custom made cranioplasty prostheses in porous hydroxy-apatite using 3D design techniques: 7 years experience in 25 patients
    G Staffa
    Division of Neurotraumatology, Presidio Ospedaliero Bufalini, Cesena, Italy
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 149:161-70; discussion 170. 2007
    ..Solid state, high porosity hydroxy-apatite (HA) seems to be a good support for bone regeneration within the prostheses, enabling integration of the heterologous material with low post-implant infective risk...
  25. ncbi Femoral bone tunnel placement using the transtibial tunnel or the anteromedial portal in ACL reconstruction: a radiographic evaluation
    Jens Dargel
    Institute II for Anatomy, University of Cologne, Joseph Stelzmann Strasse 9, Cologne 50931, Germany
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 17:220-7. 2009
    ..Further studies may evaluate if there are any clinical advantages using the anteromedial portal technique...
  26. ncbi Radial forearm free flap pharyngoesophageal reconstruction
    B Azizzadeh
    University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095
    Laryngoscope 111:807-10. 2001
    ..The main disadvantage of this technique relates to a moderately high incidence of pharyngocutaneous fistulas, which contributes to delayed oral intake in affected patients...
  27. ncbi Free and locoregional flap associations in the reconstruction of extensive head and neck defects
    B Bianchi
    University of Parma, Parma, Italy
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 37:723-9. 2008
    ....
  28. ncbi Reconstruction of the mandible with osseous free flaps: a 10-year experience with 150 consecutive patients
    P G Cordeiro
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 104:1314-20. 1999
    ..The ilium is recommended only when other options are unavailable. Thoughtful flap selection and design should supplant the need for multiple, simultaneous free flaps and vein grafting in most cases...
  29. ncbi Cranial reconstruction with computer-generated hard-tissue replacement patient-matched implants: indications, surgical technique, and long-term follow-up
    Barry L Eppley
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, 702 Barnhill Drive, 3540, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:864-71. 2002
    ..Critical attention must be paid, however, to management of the frontal sinus and preexisting bone infection and the quality of the overlying soft-tissue cover...
  30. ncbi Pharyngoesophageal reconstruction with the anterolateral thigh flap after total laryngopharyngectomy
    Peirong Yu
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Cancer 116:1718-24. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the clinical and functional outcomes achieved using this technique...
  31. ncbi Outcomes 18 months after the first human partial face transplantation
    Jean Michel Dubernard
    Department of Transplantology, Hopital Edouard Herriot, Universite Lyon 1, Centaure Network, Lyon, France
    N Engl J Med 357:2451-60. 2007
    ..We performed the first human partial face allograft on November 27, 2005. Here we report outcomes up to 18 months after transplantation...
  32. ncbi Lower extremity trauma: trends in the management of soft-tissue reconstruction of open tibia-fibula fractures
    Brian M Parrett
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02478, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:1315-22; discussion 1323-4. 2006
    ..This review documents the changing treatment protocol in the authors' institution for these injuries...
  33. ncbi The omentum: anatomical, metabolic, and surgical aspects
    Danielle Collins
    Institute of Clinical Outcomes, Research and Education iCore, St Vincent s Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4, Ireland
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1138-46. 2009
    ..With advancing technology the omentum is revealing itself as a new player in the field of molecular surgery with special reference to cancer, obesity and tissue reconstruction...
  34. ncbi Anteromedial portal technique for the anterior cruciate ligament femoral socket: pitfalls and solutions
    James H Lubowitz
    Taos Orthopaedic Institute Research Foundation, Taos, New Mexico 87571, USA
    Arthroscopy 25:95-101. 2009
    ..The purpose of this technical note is to describe tips and pearls for surgeons contemplating the transition to the AM portal technique for the ACL femoral socket...
  35. ncbi Nasoseptal flap reconstruction of high flow intraoperative cerebral spinal fluid leaks during endoscopic skull base surgery
    Adam M Zanation
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 23:518-21. 2009
    ..The goals of this study are to prospectively evaluate the nasoseptal flap and high-risk cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) leak variables...
  36. pmc Wide resection of sacral chordoma via a posterior approach
    Apichat Asavamongkolkul
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, 10700, Thailand
    Int Orthop 36:607-12. 2012
    ..The study was carried out to report the results of wide resection in sacral chordoma using a posterior approach and gauze packing technique...
  37. pmc Can we put a simplified algorithm for reconstruction of large scalp defects following tumor resection?
    Adel Denewer
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Oncology Center Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
    World J Surg Oncol 9:129. 2011
    ..Reconstruction of large scalp defects after tumor resection is a challenging problem. We aimed at putting an algorithm for reconstruction of those defects...
  38. ncbi Favoring the risk-benefit balance for upper extremity transplantation--the Pittsburgh Protocol
    Vijay S Gorantla
    Pittsburgh Reconstructive Transplantation Program, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Hand Clin 27:511-20, ix-x. 2011
    ..Such therapies offer the promise of minimizing the risks, maximizing the benefits and optimizing outcomes of these innovative procedures...
  39. pmc Clinical case-study describing the use of skin-perichondrium-cartilage graft from the auricular concha to cover large defects of the nose
    Francesco Inchingolo
    Department of Dental Sciences and Surgery, University of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare, Policlinico, 70124 Bari, Italy
    Head Face Med 8:10. 2012
    ..We have started to use skin-perichondrium-cartilage graft from the ear to cover large areas of the nose with very satisfying results as well as we describe in the reported clinical case...
  40. ncbi Anatomic single- and double-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction flowchart
    Carola F van Eck
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Arthroscopy 26:258-68. 2010
    ..We continue to modify the flowchart as more information about the anatomy of the ACL, and how to more closely reproduce it, becomes available...
  41. ncbi Current status of transport-disc-distraction osteogenesis for mandibular reconstruction
    Assuntina G Sacco
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0312, USA
    Lancet Oncol 8:323-30. 2007
    ....
  42. ncbi Reconstruction of extensive partial or total sacrectomy defects with a transabdominal vertical rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap
    Brian S Glatt
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 56:526-30; discussion 530-1. 2006
    ..It has a low incidence of complications, low morbidity, and is easy to perform with a high success rate...
  43. ncbi Nasoseptal flap takedown and reuse in revision endoscopic skull base reconstruction
    Adam M Zanation
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Laryngoscope 121:42-6. 2011
    ....
  44. ncbi The treatment of chondral and osteochondral defects of the knee with autologous matrix-induced chondrogenesis (AMIC): method description and recent developments
    Jan Philipp Benthien
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 19:1316-9. 2011
    ..This technical note describes the method of autologous matrix-induced chondrogenesis (AMIC), a one-step procedure combining subchondral microfracture with the fixation of a collagen I/III membrane with fibrin glue or sutures...
  45. ncbi Analysis of the graft bending angle at the femoral tunnel aperture in anatomic double bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a comparison of the transtibial and the far anteromedial portal technique
    Koji Nishimoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe University, 7 5 1 Kusunoki cho, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Hyogo 650 0017, Japan
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 17:270-6. 2009
    ..01). This suggests use of the far anteromedial portal technique might result in lower stress on the graft at the femoral tunnel aperture and therefore might reduce graft damage...
  46. ncbi Maxillary ridge augmentation with fresh-frozen bone allografts
    Cintia Mussi Milani Contar
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:1280-5. 2009
    ..The present investigation clinically and histologically evaluated the use of fresh-frozen bone in the reconstruction of maxillary alveolar ridges to confirm the effective bone fill and support for the placement of dental implants...
  47. ncbi Comparison of salvage and planned pharyngolaryngectomy with jejunal transfer for hypopharyngeal carcinoma after chemoradiotherapy
    Hideki Kadota
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Laryngoscope 120:1103-8. 2010
    ..The objective of this study is to examine the safety and efficacy of free jejunal transfer after salvage pharyngolaryngectomy for patients with locally recurrent hypopharyngeal carcinoma after definitive chemoradiotherapy...
  48. ncbi Single- versus two-femoral socket anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction technique: Biomechanical analysis using a robotic simulator
    T Mae
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka University Medical School, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Arthroscopy 17:708-16. 2001
    ..However, the difference in biomechanical characteristics between them is unknown. The objective of this study was to clarify their biomechanical differences...
  49. ncbi Biomechanical evaluation of the acromioclavicular capsular ligaments and reconstruction with an intramedullary free tissue graft
    Jason A Freedman
    Congress Medical Associates, Pasadena, California 91105, USA
    Am J Sports Med 38:958-64. 2010
    ..Multiple techniques have been reported to treat chronic acromioclavicular joint injuries. However, many have failed to restore native stability, and few have addressed reconstructing the acromioclavicular ligaments...
  50. ncbi Laparoscopic pyeloplasty: an analysis of first 100 cases and important lessons learned
    Onkar Singh
    Department of Urology, Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre, Bhopal, 462038, India
    Int Urol Nephrol 43:85-90. 2011
    ..It is providing similar results when compared with open surgery. We here present our technique and analyses of experience of our first 100 cases...
  51. ncbi Is combining massive bone allograft with free vascularized fibular flap the children's reconstruction answer to lower limb defects following bone tumour resection?
    T Jager
    Department of Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Nancy University Hospital Center, Children s Hospital, Vandoeuvre, France
    Orthop Traumatol Surg Res 96:340-7. 2010
    ..The first one is intended to withstand mechanical stress, and the second one offers biological and vascular support to improve bone healing and prevent infections...
  52. ncbi Health-related quality of life in oral cancer: a review
    Arun Chandu
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 64:495-502. 2006
    ..Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) has now become an important outcome measure in the assessment of patients treated for oral cancer. We summarize the influence of various factors in the treatment of oral cancer on HRQOL after surgery...
  53. ncbi Challenging abdominal wall defects
    S M Sukkar
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Surg 181:115-21. 2001
    ..Open wounds are converted into closed wounds and fascial defects are repaired with autogenous tissue. This treatment plan has proved to be effective in a wide variety of situations...
  54. ncbi A retrospective analysis of 154 arterialized venous flaps for hand reconstruction: an 11-year experience
    Sang Hyun Woo
    Kim and Woo s Institute for Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery, Daegu Gangnam Hospital, Daegu, Korea
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:1823-38. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to present the authors' 11-year clinical experience involving 154 cases of arterialized venous flaps for hand reconstruction...
  55. ncbi A review of the advantages of the anterolateral thigh flap in head and neck reconstruction
    Jagdeep S Chana
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 199 Tung Hwa North Road, Taipei 10591, Taiwan, ROC
    Br J Plast Surg 57:603-9. 2004
  56. ncbi Evidence-based recommendations for the use of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in traumatic wounds and reconstructive surgery: steps towards an international consensus
    E Krug
    Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Injury 42:S1-12. 2011
    ..The development of evidence-based recommendations for NPWT with direct validation from a large group of practicing clinicians offers a broader basis for consensus than work by an expert panel alone...
  57. ncbi First human face allograft: early report
    Bernard Devauchelle
    Departement of Maxillofacial Surgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Amiens, France
    Lancet 368:203-9. 2006
    ..We judged that composite tissue transplantation could be valuable in facial reconstructive surgery...
  58. ncbi Vascular resection and reconstruction for pancreatic malignancy: a single center survival study
    Mohammad Al-Haddad
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:1168-74. 2007
    ..Recently, several centers have introduced portal and superior mesenteric vein resection and reconstruction during extended pancreatectomy, rendering the previously inoperable cases resectable...
  59. ncbi Fibula free flap reconstruction of the mandible in cancer patients: evaluation of a combined surgical and prosthodontic treatment concept
    Koord Smolka
    Department of Cranio Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Oral Oncol 44:571-81. 2008
    ..The success rate could still be improved by some technical progress in implant and bone graft positioning...
  60. ncbi Dental implant placement after mandibular reconstruction by microvascular free fibula flap: current knowledge and remaining questions
    Bodard Anne-Gaëlle
    Surgery Department, Centre Leon Berard, 28 rue Laennec, 69373 Lyon Cedex 08, France
    Oral Oncol 47:1099-104. 2011
    ..Three-dimensional imaging might help in the planning of these complex reconstructions. A close collaboration between the maxillo-facial surgeon, the oral surgeon and the prosthodontist is necessary to obtain good results...
  61. ncbi Secondary mandibular reconstruction after oral squamous cell carcinoma resection: clinical reevaluation of transport disk distraction osteogenesis
    Oliver Seitz
    Clinic for Oral, Cranio Maxillofacial and Facial Plastic Surgery, and daggerInstitute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
    J Craniofac Surg 21:59-63. 2010
    ..Lateral defects of mandibular arch can be better reconstructed, whereas anterior defects often require additional surgery...
  62. ncbi The expanding role of the anterolateral thigh free flap in head and neck reconstruction
    Chan W Park
    Department of Otolaryngology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 19:263-8. 2011
    ..To review the recent literature on the expanding use of the anterolateral thigh free flap for head and neck reconstruction...
  63. pmc Endoprosthetic replacement of diaphyseal bone defects. Long-term results
    E Aldlyami
    Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, Bristol Road, Northfields, Birmingham, B31 2AP, England, UK
    Int Orthop 29:25-9. 2005
    ..Tibial and humeral reconstructions fared less well than femoral. Endoprosthetic replacement is a useful method of reconstructing long intercalary defects, especially if situated in the femur...
  64. ncbi The use of frozen autogenous bone flaps in delayed cranioplasty revisited
    Toru Iwama
    Department of Neurosurgery, Gifu University School of Medicine, Gifu, Japan
    Neurosurgery 52:591-6; discussion 595-6. 2003
    ..To reevaluate the use of frozen autogenous bone flaps for patients undergoing delayed cranioplasty...
  65. ncbi Reconstruction of extensive defects from posterior en bloc resection of sacral tumors with human acellular dermal matrix and gluteus maximus myocutaneous flaps
    Hormuzdiyar H Dasenbrock
    School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Neurosurgery 69:1240-7. 2011
    ..However, reconstruction of the resultant extensive soft-tissue defects is challenging because a vertical rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap is not harvested...
  66. ncbi The separation of anatomic components technique for the reconstruction of massive midline abdominal wall defects: anatomy, surgical technique, applications, and limitations revisited
    K 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...
  67. ncbi Composite tissue allotransplantation--a new era in plastic surgery?
    Shehan Hettiaratchy
    Division of Plastic Surgery Transplantation Biology Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, WACC 453, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Br J Plast Surg 57:381-91. 2004
    ..This article will outline the clinical experience of CTA, the major problems of the technique and the potential solutions to these problems...
  68. ncbi Three-column reconstruction through single posterior approach for the treatment of unstable thoracolumbar fracture
    Yang Haiyun
    Department of Spinal Surgery, Tianjin Hospital, Tianjin, People s Republic of China
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:E295-302. 2010
    ..A prospective study was performed...
  69. ncbi The impacts of liver cirrhosis on head and neck cancer patients undergoing microsurgical free tissue transfer: an evaluation of flap outcome and flap-related complications
    Huang Kai Kao
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University, College of Medicine, 5 Fu Hsing Street, Kuei Shan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    Oral Oncol 45:1058-62. 2009
    ..To achieve a superior surgical outcome, preoperative optimization and a multidisciplinary team responsible for the evaluation and treatment of head and neck cancer patients with cirrhosis are necessary...
  70. ncbi Transtibial versus anteromedial portal of the femoral tunnel in ACL reconstruction: a cadaveric study
    Iosif Gavriilidis
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital of Ioannina, University of Ioannina, School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece
    Knee 15:364-7. 2008
    ..10 mm and 5.25 mm respectively (p<0.001). Both measurements showed that ACL reconstruction technique through the anteromedial portal is more accurate compared to the transtibial technique...
  71. ncbi Neurological improvement after cranioplasty - analysis by transcranial doppler ultrasonography
    Jinn Rung Kuo
    Department of Neurosurgery, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
    J Clin Neurosci 11:486-9. 2004
    ..We conclude that cranioplasty can improve neurological status, and it should be performed as earlier as edema has resolved...
  72. ncbi Pectoralis major myocutaneous flap for hypopharyngeal reconstruction
    Giuseppe Spriano
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Ospedale di Circolo, Varese, Italy
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:1408-13; discussion 1414-6. 2002
    ..The other reconstructive options require surgical transgression of the abdomen and/or thorax in patients affected by malnutrition and other chronic systemic disorders...
  73. ncbi Peroneal artery perforator-based propeller flap reconstruction of the lateral distal lower extremity after tumor extirpation: case report and literature review
    Ariel N Rad
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Microsurgery 28:663-70. 2008
    ....
  74. ncbi Free flap reconstruction of the scalp and calvaria of major neurosurgical resections in cancer patients: lessons learned closing large, difficult wounds of the dura and skull
    Howard T Wang
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:865-72. 2007
    ..In particular, the authors examine their results in relation to major comorbidities, such as preoperative cerebrospinal fluid leak, history of smoking, and perioperative radiation therapy...
  75. ncbi Management of pilonidal sinus disease with oblique excision and bilateral gluteus maximus fascia advancing flap: result of 278 patients
    Osman Krand
    General Surgery Department, Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:1172-7. 2009
    ..We investigated the potential advantages of this advancing flap technique, which we developed...
  76. ncbi Management of chronic ruptures of the Achilles tendon
    Nicola Maffulli
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent ST4 7QB Staffs, England
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1348-60. 2008
    ..5 cm. Compared with acute injuries, chronic injuries are associated with a higher rate of postoperative infection and more prolonged recovery...
  77. ncbi Gait and function in patients with a femoral endoprosthesis after tumor resection: 18 patients evaluated 12 years after surgery
    J Christiaan Rompen
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    Acta Orthop Scand 73:439-46. 2002
    ..Follow-up studies are needed to evaluate the effects of the asymmetrical gait pattern observed and the abnormal goniometric results on the development of endoprosthesis-related complications...
  78. ncbi Supraclavicular artery island flap for head and neck oncologic reconstruction: indications, complications, and outcomes
    Ernest S Chiu
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Tulane Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:115-23. 2009
    ..The authors use this regional flap in reconstructing various head and neck oncologic defects that normally require traditional regional or free flaps to repair surgical wounds...
  79. ncbi Morbidity after flap reconstruction of hypopharyngeal defects
    Jonathan R Clark
    Department of Otolaryngology, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Laryngoscope 116:173-81. 2006
    ..In addition, we detail a reconstructive algorithm for management of partial and total laryngopharyngectomy defects...
  80. ncbi Comparison of magnetic resonance imaging findings in anterior cruciate ligament grafts with and without autologous platelet-derived growth factors
    Fernando Radice
    Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Clinica Las Condes, Santiago, Chile
    Arthroscopy 26:50-7. 2010
    ..To determine whether the use of platelet-rich plasma gel (PRPG) affects magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings in the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) graft during the first year after reconstruction...
  81. ncbi Quality of life assessment in patients with locally advanced head and neck malignancy after ablative surgery and reconstruction with microvascular free flaps
    Taokeer Ahmed Rizvi
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Combined Military Hospital, Rawalpindi
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 19:108-12. 2009
    ..To assess the improvement in Quality Of Life (QOL) after ablative surgery in locally advanced head and neck malignancies by microvascular free flaps reconstruction...
  82. ncbi Reconstruction of the hypopharynx: current trends
    Jeremy D Richmon
    University of California, San Diego, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery San Diego, California 92103 889, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 15:208-12. 2007
    ..Trends continue to evolve as many viable options exist, depending on individual patient characteristics and institutional preferences. The article reviews the most current literature available on the subject...
  83. ncbi Femoral and tibial tunnel position using a transtibial drilled anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction technique
    John Paul Rue
    Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Knee Surg 21:246-9. 2008
    ..This correlates to a femoral tunnel approximately midway between the anteromedial and posterolateral bundle origins of the ACL...
  84. ncbi The effect of oblique femoral tunnel placement on rotational constraint of the knee reconstructed using patellar tendon autografts
    Jason M Scopp
    Sports Medicine Service and the Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics, The University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Arthroscopy 20:294-9. 2004
    ....
  85. ncbi Soft-tissue defects and exposed hardware: a review of indications for soft-tissue reconstruction and hardware preservation
    Anthony Viol
    Division of Plastic, Reconstructive, Maxillofacial, and Oral Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 123:1256-63. 2009
    ..Identification of parameters for retaining exposed hardware may assist surgeons with management decisions and outcomes...
  86. ncbi Reconstruction of extensive maxillary defects using zygomaticus implants
    Brian L Schmidt
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 94143 0440, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:82-9. 2004
    ..This article is a clinical retrospective analysis of patients reconstructed with zygomaticus implants after maxillary ablation...
  87. ncbi Titanium plates support for chest wall reconstruction with Gore-Tex dual mesh after sternochondral resection
    Abdel Mohsen Hamad
    Department of Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani, 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 36:779-80. 2009
    ..The pectoralis muscles flaps were approximated in the midline to cover the dual mesh...
  88. ncbi The outcome of failed free flaps in head and neck and extremity reconstruction: what is next in the reconstructive ladder?
    F C Wei
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    Plast Reconstr Surg 108:1154-60; discussion 1161-2. 2001
    ..Conservative treatment may be a simple and valid alternative to second (free) flaps for soft-tissue coverage in extremities with partial and even total losses...
  89. ncbi Prospective study on cranioplasty with individual carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) implants produced by means of stereolithography
    Gabriele Wurm
    Department of Neurosurgery, Landesnervenklinik Wagner Jauregg, Linz, Austria
    Surg Neurol 62:510-21. 2004
    ....
  90. pmc Reconstruction of partial maxillary defects with the double-barrel fibula free flap
    A Baj
    Department of Maxillo Facial Surgery, IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi Milan, University of Milan, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 30:299-302. 2010
    ..All these conditions can be achieved with the double barrel fibula flap that we consider a good approach for maxillary reconstruction...
  91. ncbi Reconstructive strategies for partial sacrectomy defects based on surgical outcomes
    Patrick B Garvey
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:190-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine what factors best guide selection of reconstructive techniques following partial sacrectomy to optimize outcomes...
  92. ncbi Composite tissue allotransplantation of the hand and face: a new frontier in transplant and reconstructive surgery
    Brian Gander
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Transpl Int 19:868-80. 2006
    ....
  93. ncbi Reanimation of the middle and lower face in facial paralysis: review of the literature and personal approach
    Shadi Ghali
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, London NW3 2QG, UK
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 64:423-31. 2011
    ..The aim of this article is to revisit the surgical evolution and current options available as well as outcomes for patients suffering from facial paralysis concentrating on middle and lower face reanimation...
  94. ncbi Reconstruction after extirpation of sacral malignancies
    Jose Diaz
    University of Miami School of Medicine, DeWitt Daughtry Department of Surgery, FL, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 51:126-9. 2003
    ..The authors' experience suggests that this combination of techniques is a reliable approach for reconstruction of these extensive surgical defects...
  95. ncbi Hypopharyngeal reconstruction with an anterolateral thigh flap after laryngopharyngeal resection: results of a retrospective study on 20 patients
    Belsam Sagar
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 63:970-5. 2010
    ..Although only seven patients were able to answer the QOL questionnaire, the positive judgements of these patients support this view point...
  96. ncbi Circumferential pharyngeal reconstruction: history, critical analysis of techniques, and current therapeutic recommendations
    Rajan S Patel
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Princess Margaret Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Head Neck 32:109-20. 2010
    ..Each technique is critically appraised with particular reference to postoperative morbidity and functional rehabilitation. Treatment recommendations are made based on the available evidence...
  97. pmc Reconstruction of the anterior floor of the mouth using a peroneal perforator free flap. A case report
    A Baj
    Department of Maxillo Facial Surgery, Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, University of Milan, Via Riccardo Galeazzi 4, Milan, Italy
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 30:47-51. 2010
    ....
  98. ncbi Comparative study of surgical margins in oncoplastic surgery and quadrantectomy in breast cancer
    Navneet Kaur
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti, 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Ann Surg Oncol 12:539-45. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the oncological safety of oncoplastic procedures by studying the status of the surgical margins of the excised tumor specimen in comparison with standard quadrantectomies...
  99. ncbi Reconstruction of circumferential oro- and hypopharyngeal defects with U-shaped pectoralis major myocutaneous flap
    Sven Saussez
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, CHU Saint Pierre, Bruxelles, Belgium
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:823-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a U-shaped pectoralis major myocutaneous flap (PMMF) to reconstruct a large circumferential defect involving the oro- and hypopharynx...
  100. ncbi Does the position of the femoral tunnel affect the laxity or clinical outcome of the anterior cruciate ligament-reconstructed knee? A clinical, prospective, randomized, double-blind study
    Claus Fink Jepsen
    Randers Central Hospital, Randers, Denmark
    Arthroscopy 23:1326-33. 2007
    ....
  101. ncbi Reconstruction of the proximal humerus after wide resection of tumours
    R W Rödl
    Department of Orthopaedics, Munster University Hospital, Germany
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 84:1004-8. 2002
    ..Our findings indicate that the use of a tumour prosthesis is the most reliable limb-salvage procedure for the proximal humerus. The clavicula pro humero is an appropriate procedure if a prosthesis cannot be used...

Research Grants29

  1. CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF CALVARIAL HEALING
    Michael Longaker; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Finally, we will determine the origin of the osteoblasts that contribute to calvarial re-ossification. ..
  2. Microarray Analysis of Wounds
    AMY COLWELL; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We hypothesize these genes can be used to modulate the biology of adult wound healing. This first step will form our basis for developing treatment to induce scarless healing. ..
  3. Surgical Management of Facial Nerve Injury
    Theresa Hadlock; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The academic environment is one of complete dedication to advancing both biomedical science and patient care through careful study and diligent investigation, and of support for the mentored investigator. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  4. A HEMODYNAMIC MODEL OF INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE DYNAMICS
    Marvin Bergsneider; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..An improved understanding of these disorders will offer new and better treatment modalities for millions of affected patients. ..
  5. Pelvic Floor Changes Before and After Birth
    REBECCA GLENN ROGERS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project will provide fundamental data to guide future decisions about labor interventions to prevent PF changes as well as data-based decisions regarding maternal request cesarean. ..
  6. In Vivo Imaging of Post-Traumatic Cerebral Amyloid Deposition
    Marvin Bergsneider; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. Photodynamic Therapy for the Treatment of Obstructive E*
    Todd Demmy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposal will be instrumental in the development of a novel PDT drug without long-term restrictions of patients' sun exposure. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. Bupropion SR as an Anti-Craving Anti-Obesity Agent
    Kristine Steffen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Longer term implications for the results of this study include the potential investigation of this agent as a therapeutic intervention for conditions such as obesity and binge eating disorder. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. NITRIC OXIDE REGULATORY SYSTEM IN THE PENIS
    Arthur Burnett; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  10. Modified Hyaluronic Acid for Extrasynovial Tendon Graft
    Chunfeng Zhao; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. In Vivo CSF Shunt Hydrodynamics in Hydrocephalus
    Marvin Bergsneider; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Documenting definitive evidence of the tuned-dynamic absorber model could have fundamental implications to all ICP disorders. ..
  12. Real-time multiphoton microscopy of periprostatic tissue architecture
    Ashutosh K Tewari; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The dynamic, high-resolution optical images achieved could empower cancer surgeons to better distinguish tissue morphology during surgery, leading to improved functional outcomes and quality of life for their patients. ..
  13. Neurophysiologic Development Responses to Surgery
    DOUGLAS RIRIE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Through this and future studies which come from this data and training, improvement in understanding will hopefully lead to improved pain therapy that is developmentally appropriate. ..
  14. Changes in sexual function following bariatric surgery
    DAVID SARWER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed study is innovative, as it will provide new and important information on the long-term effects of bariatric surgery on these important areas of quality of life. ..
  15. Postoperative dietary counseling after bariatric surgery
    DAVID SARWER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results of this study could have a significant impact on the postoperative care of these individuals. ..
  16. Regulatory T Cells in Cardiac Allograft Tolerance
    Ashok Muniappan; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We will test this hypothesis by performing a longitudinal in vitro characterization of regulatory T cells from different lymphoid compartments in tolerant heart/kidney recipients. ..
  17. Enhanced Primary Repair of Ligament Injuries
    Martha Murray; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In the third aim, the optimized scaffolds will be tested in an in vivo canine ACL non-union model. Information gained in each of these aims will serve to improve our understanding of mechanisms of ligament healing. ..
  18. 2008 AUA/SBUR Summer Research Conference
    Arthur Burnett; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. A Novel Mechanism for Intra-articular Nonunion
    Martha M Murray; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  20. Obesity, Body Image and Weight Maintenance
    DAVID SARWER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These studies have been selected to further develop my knowledge of the treatment of obesity, and the training program has been designed to facilitate my development as an independent investigator in the field of obesity. ..
  21. Interdisciplinary Regenerative Medicine Training Program(RMI)
    Michael Longaker; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. Interdisciplinary Regenerative Medicine Training Program(RMI)
    Michael Longaker; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF CRANIAL SUTURE FUSION
    Michael Longaker; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Finally, pathologically fusing sutures will be rescued with perinatal gene therapy using a Noggin adenovirus. ..
  24. Planning the Stanford Center for Translational Medicine
    Michael Longaker; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This planning phase will form the strong foundation of a successful SoM effort resulting in greatly expanded efforts in the emerging field of Translational Medicine. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. Optimize Fat Grafting for Craniofacial Soft Tissue
    Stephen Baker; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Through this research project we hope to generate data that will seed larger, interdisciplinary research in this field. ..
  26. Cellular and Molecular Biology of Keloid Pathogenesis
    Michael Longaker; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In this way, we hope to create an in vivo analog to our in vitro coculture model. The central hypothesis to be tested in this proposal is that KHKs interact with KHFs in promoting keloid pathogenesis..
  27. TISSUE ENGINEERING OF BLOOD VESSEL SUBSTITUTES
    Joseph Vacanti; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..While the preliminary studies have been encouraging, information concerning the cell biology of tissue engineered conduits is scant. ..
  28. ANDROGEN RECEPTOR REGULATION OF PROSTATE CANCER GROWTH
    Samir Taneja; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  29. DISTRACTION OSTEOGENESIS--ENDOGENOUS TISSUE ENGINEERING
    Michael Longaker; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The long term objective of this work is to gain insight into the mechanisms that regulate osteogenesis in general and, mandibular DO in particular, in order to advance the discipline of osseous tissue engineering. ..