mammaplasty

Summary

Summary: Surgical reconstruction of the breast including both augmentation and reduction.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Long-term oncological results of breast conservative treatment with oncoplastic surgery
    M Rietjens
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Breast 16:387-95. 2007
  2. ncbi Juvenile gigantomastia: presentation of four cases and review of the literature
    S B Baker
    University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 46:517-25; discussion 525-6. 2001
  3. doi Breast reconstruction after surgery for breast cancer
    Peter G Cordeiro
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:1590-601. 2008
  4. ncbi The oncological safety of skin sparing mastectomy with conservation of the nipple-areola complex and autologous reconstruction: an extended follow-up study
    Bernd Gerber
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany
    Ann Surg 249:461-8. 2009
  5. ncbi Current trends in breast reconstruction: survey of American Society of Plastic Surgeons 2010
    Raffi Gurunluoglu
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 70:103-10. 2013
  6. ncbi The safety of autologous fat transfer in breast cancer: lessons from stem cell biology
    Robert A Pearl
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, West Sussex, United Kingdom
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 65:283-8. 2012
  7. ncbi Do patients and providers agree about the most important facts and goals for breast reconstruction decisions?
    Clara N Lee
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7195, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 64:563-6. 2010
  8. ncbi Fat injection to the breast: technique, results, and indications based on 880 procedures over 10 years
    Emmanuel Delay
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Leon Berard Center, University of Lyon, Lyon, France
    Aesthet Surg J 29:360-76. 2009
  9. ncbi Prospective trial of adipose-derived regenerative cell (ADRC)-enriched fat grafting for partial mastectomy defects: the RESTORE-2 trial
    R Perez-Cano
    Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon, Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Surg Oncol 38:382-9. 2012
  10. ncbi Complications in postmastectomy breast reconstruction: two-year results of the Michigan Breast Reconstruction Outcome Study
    Amy K Alderman
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, The University of Michigan Medical Center, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:2265-74. 2002

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  1. ncbi Long-term oncological results of breast conservative treatment with oncoplastic surgery
    M Rietjens
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
    Breast 16:387-95. 2007
    ..53%). Patients with tumours larger than 2 cm were at greater risk of local recurrences and distant metastasis. Long-term oncologic results of BCT with oncoplastic surgery are comparable with the results of BCT randomized trials...
  2. ncbi Juvenile gigantomastia: presentation of four cases and review of the literature
    S B Baker
    University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 46:517-25; discussion 525-6. 2001
    ..Two patients, ages 10 and 12 years, were treated at a young age with reduction mammaplasty, and both of these girls required secondary surgery for treatment...
  3. doi Breast reconstruction after surgery for breast cancer
    Peter G Cordeiro
    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    N Engl J Med 359:1590-601. 2008
  4. ncbi The oncological safety of skin sparing mastectomy with conservation of the nipple-areola complex and autologous reconstruction: an extended follow-up study
    Bernd Gerber
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany
    Ann Surg 249:461-8. 2009
    ..To find out if skin sparing mastectomy (SSM) and nipple sparing mastectomy (NSM) with immediate autologous reconstruction as safe in oncological terms as modified radical mastectomy (MRM)...
  5. ncbi Current trends in breast reconstruction: survey of American Society of Plastic Surgeons 2010
    Raffi Gurunluoglu
    Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Denver Health Medical Center, University of Colorado Health Sciences, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 70:103-10. 2013
    ..We conducted a retrospective survey of American Society of Plastic Surgeons to ascertain the current trends in breast reconstruction (BR)...
  6. ncbi The safety of autologous fat transfer in breast cancer: lessons from stem cell biology
    Robert A Pearl
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, West Sussex, United Kingdom
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 65:283-8. 2012
    ....
  7. ncbi Do patients and providers agree about the most important facts and goals for breast reconstruction decisions?
    Clara N Lee
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7195, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 64:563-6. 2010
    ..5%, 95% CI: -47, -3). For all 3 of the facts about immediate versus delayed reconstruction, women placed a higher priority on these facts than providers did...
  8. ncbi Fat injection to the breast: technique, results, and indications based on 880 procedures over 10 years
    Emmanuel Delay
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Leon Berard Center, University of Lyon, Lyon, France
    Aesthet Surg J 29:360-76. 2009
    ..In particular, it has been feared that breast augmentation with autologous fat could lead to the formation of calcifications and cysts that might hinder mammagraphic examinations for detection of possible breast cancer...
  9. ncbi Prospective trial of adipose-derived regenerative cell (ADRC)-enriched fat grafting for partial mastectomy defects: the RESTORE-2 trial
    R Perez-Cano
    Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Maranon, Madrid, Spain
    Eur J Surg Oncol 38:382-9. 2012
    ..This single-arm, prospective, multi-center clinical trial enrolled 71 patients post-BCT with defects ≤150 mL...
  10. ncbi Complications in postmastectomy breast reconstruction: two-year results of the Michigan Breast Reconstruction Outcome Study
    Amy K Alderman
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, The University of Michigan Medical Center, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:2265-74. 2002
    ..It was concluded that (1) immediate reconstructions were associated with significantly higher complication rates than delayed procedures, and (2) procedure type had no significant effect on complication rates...
  11. ncbi A prospective study using color flow duplex ultrasonography for abdominal perforator mapping in microvascular breast reconstruction
    Katrin Seidenstucker
    SANA Hospital Düsseldorf, Department of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Interdisciplinary Breast Center of Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Med Sci Monit 16:MT65-70. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that color flow duplex ultrasonography is a reliable method for mapping the abdominal perforator anatomy and avoids the complications associated with other methods...
  12. ncbi Development of a surgical algorithm and optimized management of complications - based on a review of 706 abdominal free flaps for breast reconstruction
    Stefan Langer
    SANA Hospital Düsseldorf, Department of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Breast Center Academic Center of Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Med Sci Monit 16:CR518-22. 2010
    ..Our institutional experiences with 706 lower abdomen based free perforator flaps are reported with special interest in presenting a therapeutic algorithm for efficient decision-making...
  13. ncbi The impact of immediate breast reconstruction on the technical delivery of postmastectomy radiotherapy
    Sabin B Motwani
    Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 66:76-82. 2006
    ..To quantify the impact of immediate breast reconstruction on postmastectomy radiation therapy (PMRT) planning...
  14. ncbi The role of the latissimus dorsi flap in reconstruction of the irradiated breast
    Scott L Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:1-9; discussion 10-1. 2007
    ..The role of the latissimus dorsi flap with a prosthesis in reconstruction of the previously irradiated breast is examined in this retrospective review of one surgeon's 10-year experience...
  15. ncbi Fat grafting to the breast revisited: safety and efficacy
    Sydney R Coleman
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:775-85; discussion 786-7. 2007
    ..As discussions of fat grafting to the breast are surfacing all over the world, it is time to reexamine the opinions of the 1987 American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons position paper...
  16. pmc Factors associated with local recurrence after skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction for invasive breast cancer
    Heriberto Medina-Franco
    Department of Surgery, Section of Surgical Oncology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Ann Surg 235:814-9. 2002
    ..To examine the incidence of local recurrence (LR) and factors associated with it in a population of patients who underwent skin-sparing mastectomy (SSM) and immediate reconstruction for invasive carcinoma...
  17. ncbi The value of preoperative Doppler sonography for planning free perforator flaps
    R E Giunta
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Behandlungszentrum Vogtareuth, Germany
    Plast Reconstr Surg 105:2381-6. 2000
    ..8 cm. The results show preoperative Doppler sonography to be useful for locating the position of individual perforating vessels, making it much easier to find them during the operation...
  18. ncbi Breast reconstruction in the elderly: preserving excellent quality of life
    John A Girotto
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes, Baltimore, MD 21286, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 50:572-8. 2003
    ..The older patients maintained superior scores (better outcomes) over the younger patients in the subscales influenced by one's mental health...
  19. ncbi 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...
  20. ncbi Reporting clinical outcomes of breast reconstruction: a systematic review
    S Potter
    Surgical Research Unit, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Natl Cancer Inst 103:31-46. 2011
    ..Breast reconstruction after mastectomy for cancer requires accurate evaluation to inform evidence-based participatory decision making, but the standards of outcome reporting after breast reconstruction have not previously been considered...
  21. ncbi Determining the oncological risk of autologous lipoaspirate grafting for post-mastectomy breast reconstruction
    Gino Rigotti
    Unità Operativa Chirurgia Plastica e Centro Ustioni, Azienda Ospedaliera di Verona, Piazzale Stefani 1, Verona, Italy
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 34:475-80. 2010
    ....
  22. ncbi 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...
  23. ncbi Quality of life after postmastectomy breast reconstruction
    Mary J Nissen
    Park Nicollet Institute, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 29:547-53. 2002
    ..To explore women's expectations about postmastectomy reconstruction and factors affecting their quality of life after reconstruction...
  24. ncbi Autologous breast reconstruction with the extended latissimus dorsi flap
    David W Chang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 443, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:751-9; discussion 760-1. 2002
    ..In conclusion, the extended latissimus dorsi flap is a reliable method for total autologous breast reconstruction in most patients and should be considered more often as a primary choice for breast reconstruction...
  25. ncbi Comparison of implant-based immediate breast reconstruction with and without acellular dermal matrix
    Andrew J Vardanian
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 128:403e-410e. 2011
    ..Its performance profile remains equivocal. The authors studied whether adding it in implant-based immediate breast reconstruction improved outcomes when compared with non-acellular dermal matrix reconstruction...
  26. ncbi Interactive digital education aid in breast reconstruction
    Lior Heller
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:717-24. 2008
    ..A prospective randomized study was conducted to assess its effectiveness...
  27. ncbi Breast reconstruction with deep inferior epigastric artery perforator flap: 3.0-T gadolinium-enhanced MR imaging for preoperative localization of abdominal wall perforators
    Victoria Chernyak
    Departments of Radiology and Plastic Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Radiology 250:417-24. 2009
    ..0-T gadolinium-enhanced magnetic resonance (MR) imaging for localization of inferior epigastric artery (IEA) perforators before reconstructive breast surgery involving a deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap...
  28. ncbi Reduction mammaplasty provides long-term improvement in health status and quality of life
    L Blomqvist
    Department of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Plast Reconstr Surg 106:991-7. 2000
    ..of this study was to assess health status and quality of life in macromastia patients undergoing reduction mammaplasty. From January of 1997 to June of 1997, the Department of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, at Stockholm Söder ..
  29. ncbi The use of acellular dermal matrix in immediate two-stage tissue expander breast reconstruction
    Katie E Weichman
    New York University Langone Medical Center, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York, NY, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:1049-58. 2012
    ..This study was performed to analyze complications associated with its use in immediate two-stage, implant-based breast reconstruction and to subsequently develop guidelines for its use...
  30. ncbi Improved safety of autologous breast reconstruction surgery by stabilisation of microsurgical vessel anastomoses using fibrin sealant in 349 free DIEP or fascia-muscle-sparing (fms)-TRAM flaps: a two-centre study
    Christoph Andree
    Department of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Interdisciplinary Breast Centre, Sana Kliniken, Gerresheim Hospital, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Breast 17:492-8. 2008
    ..We routinely perform free DIEP flap and fascia-muscle-sparing (fms) TRAM flap procedures using fibrin sealant to stabilise anastomosed vessels, thus avoiding some of the difficulties associated with microsurgical anastomoses...
  31. ncbi Improving outcomes in bilateral breast reconstruction using autogenous tissue
    Stephen J Vega
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14623, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 56:487-90; discussion 490-1. 2006
    ....
  32. ncbi The impact of skin-sparing mastectomy with immediate reconstruction in patients with Stage III breast cancer treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy and postmastectomy radiation
    Roshan Prabhu
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 82:e587-93. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to compare the outcomes of women with noninflammatory Stage III SSM with IR vs. non-SSM-treated women who underwent neoadjuvant chemotherapy and adjuvant radiation therapy (XRT)...
  33. ncbi Experience with reduction mammaplasty combined with breast conservation therapy in the treatment of breast cancer
    Scott L Spear
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:1102-9. 2003
    ..to a specific group of breast cancer patients--women with macromastia--who would benefit from reduction mammaplasty. Eleven women were identified from the senior author's (S.L.S...
  34. ncbi Breast cancer detection using magnetic resonance imaging in breasts injected with liquid silicone
    H L Peng
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Shin Kong Wu Ho Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 104:2116-20. 1999
    ..We think that MRI is potentially valuable in the evaluation of the breast lesions; it plays an important role in the detection of breast cancer in breasts augmented with liquid silicone...
  35. ncbi The efficacy and safety of DepoFoam bupivacaine in patients undergoing bilateral, cosmetic, submuscular augmentation mammaplasty: a randomized, double-blind, active-control study
    John D Smoot
    Departments of Anesthesiology and Neurological Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Aesthet Surg J 32:69-76. 2012
    ..Breast augmentation can result in significant postsurgical pain...
  36. ncbi Concurrent adjuvant chemotherapy and immediate breast reconstruction with skin expanders after mastectomy for breast cancer
    O Caffo
    Medical Oncology Department, St Chiara Hospital, Trento, Italy
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 60:267-75. 2000
    ..The present study reports our experience in the use of concurrent adjuvant chemotherapy and immediate breast reconstruction with skin expander after mastectomy for breast cancer and the acute cumulative toxicity of the treatments...
  37. pmc Measuring and managing patient expectations for breast reconstruction: impact on quality of life and patient satisfaction
    Andrea L Pusic
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 12:149-58. 2012
    ..Specifically, we consider how systematic measurement and management of patient expectations may improve patient education, shared medical decision-making and patient perception of outcomes...
  38. ncbi Blood transfusion requirements in elective breast reconstruction surgery
    Sammy Al-Benna
    Department of Plastic Surgery, St John s Hospital at Howden, Livingston, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Breast 19:475-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the utility of this MSBOS in clinical practice by assessing its performance in a validation set of patients...
  39. ncbi Breast reconstruction with the deep inferior epigastric perforator flap: history and an update on current technique
    Jay W Granzow
    UCLA Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 465 Los Angeles, CA 90095 6960, USA
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 59:571-9. 2006
    ..We discuss our current techniques and specific issues related to the surgery. We present the results of 1095 cases of free tissue transfers from the abdomen for reconstruction of the breast...
  40. ncbi Morbidity of microsurgical breast reconstruction in patients with comorbid conditions
    Katrin Seidenstuecker
    Sana Kliniken Düsseldorf, Department of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Interdisciplinary Breast Center of Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:1086-92. 2011
    ..This study has investigated the relevance of these conditions...
  41. pmc Scars and perforator-based flaps in the abdominal region: a contraindication?
    Adrian Dragu
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Erlangen Nürnberg Medical Center, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
    Can J Surg 53:137-42. 2010
    ..To date, little research has been conducted on the regeneration potential of the abdominal wall's superficial vascular, perforator and choke vessel system after surgery using a vertical approache...
  42. ncbi Outcome comparison between free and pedicled TRAM flap breast reconstruction in the obese patient
    S L Moran
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, NY 14642, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 108:1954-60; discussion 1961-2. 2001
    ..Surgeons should use the technique with which they are most familiar to obtain consistent results...
  43. ncbi Usefulness of breast-volume replacement using an inframammary adipofascial flap after breast-conservation therapy
    Tomoko Ogawa
    Department of Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery and Breast Surgery, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine, Mie, Japan
    Am J Surg 193:514-8. 2007
    ..We believe this to be a useful surgical modality for the reconstruction of BCT in the inferior portion breast cancer...
  44. ncbi Comparison of immediate and delayed free TRAM flap breast reconstruction in patients receiving postmastectomy radiation therapy
    N V Tran
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 108:78-82. 2001
    ..These findings indicate that, in patients who are candidates for free TRAM flap breast reconstruction and need postmastectomy radiation therapy, reconstruction should be delayed until radiation therapy is complete...
  45. ncbi Patient-reported aesthetic satisfaction with breast reconstruction during the long-term survivorship Period
    Emily S Hu
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, The University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:1-8. 2009
    ..The authors' goal was to evaluate long-term patient-reported aesthetic satisfaction with expander/implant and autogenous breast reconstruction...
  46. ncbi The effect of radiation on pedicled TRAM flap breast reconstruction: outcomes and implications
    Scott L Spear
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:84-95. 2005
    ..The authors recommend that TRAM flap breast reconstruction be postponed in those patients known or expected to receive postmastectomy radiation...
  47. ncbi Skin-sparing mastectomy
    Giles H Cunnick
    Department of Breast Surgery, St George s Hospital, Tooting, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Surg 188:78-84. 2004
    ..It facilitates immediate breast reconstruction using an implant or myocutaneous flap, resulting in excellent cosmesis...
  48. ncbi Critical analysis of reduction mammaplasty techniques in combination with conservative breast surgery for early breast cancer treatment
    Alexandre Mendonça Munhoz
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:1091-103; discussion 1104-7. 2006
    Although reduction mammaplasty is a well-described technique for aesthetic purposes, there are few previous reports regarding its application and clinical outcome following conservative breast surgery reconstruction...
  49. ncbi Improving breast cancer surgery: a classification and quadrant per quadrant atlas for oncoplastic surgery
    Krishna B Clough
    Department of Surgery, The Paris Breast Center, L institut du Sein, Paris, France
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:1375-91. 2010
    ..OPS is based upon the integration of plastic surgery techniques for immediate reshaping after wide excision for breast cancer. A simple guide for choosing the appropriate OPS procedure is not available...
  50. ncbi Outcomes of bilateral mammoplasty for early stage breast cancer
    F Caruso
    Surgical Oncology Department, Humanitas Centro Catanese di Oncologia, Via Dabormida 64, 95100 Catania, Italy
    Eur J Surg Oncol 34:1143-7. 2008
    ..Long-term oncological follow-up of oncoplastic breast surgery...
  51. ncbi Postmastectomy reconstruction of the breast using the latissimus dorsi musculocutaneous flap
    Dennis C Hammond
    Center for Breast and Body Contouring, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49546, USA
    Cancer J 14:248-52. 2008
    ..This procedure is presented as an excellent option for those patients who present for breast reconstruction after mastectomy...
  52. ncbi Postoperative complications in prosthesis-based breast reconstruction using acellular dermal matrix
    Allen S Liu
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 127:1755-62. 2011
    ..The authors' aim was to determine whether acellular dermal matrix use in immediate prosthesis-based breast reconstruction is associated with higher rate of complications...
  53. pmc A multi-institutional analysis of the socioeconomic determinants of breast reconstruction: a study of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network
    Caprice K Christian
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, and Department of Breast Medical Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg 243:241-9. 2006
    ..To determine the rate of postmastectomy reconstruction and investigate the impact of socioeconomic status on the receipt of reconstruction...
  54. ncbi Infectious complications following breast reconstruction with expanders and implants
    Maurice Y Nahabedian
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 112:467-76. 2003
    ..29 times higher than when no lymph nodes were removed. No significant association between implant infection and age, diabetes, tobacco use, tumor stage, timing of implant insertion, or chemotherapy was found...
  55. ncbi Oncological and cosmetic outcomes of oncoplastic breast conserving surgery
    K S Asgeirsson
    Nottingham Breast Institute, Nottingham City Hospital, Hucknall Road, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
    Eur J Surg Oncol 31:817-23. 2005
    ..Partial breast reconstructive techniques may improve cosmesis and patient satisfaction without compromising the oncological outcomes...
  56. ncbi Oncologic safety of skin-sparing mastectomy
    S Eva Singletary
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:95-7. 2003
  57. ncbi Practical guidelines for repair of partial mastectomy defects using the breast reduction technique in patients undergoing breast conservation therapy
    Steven J Kronowitz
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:1755-68. 2007
    ..The authors previously compared the local tissue rearrangement, breast reduction, and latissimus dorsi flap reconstruction techniques for repairing partial mastectomy defects and showed the benefits of breast reduction...
  58. ncbi Effect of obesity on flap and donor-site complications in free transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap breast reconstruction
    D W Chang
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 105:1640-8. 2000
    ..Patients who are morbidly obese are at very high risk of failure and complications and should avoid any type of TRAM flap breast reconstruction...
  59. ncbi Assessment of cosmesis after breast reconstruction surgery: a systematic review
    Shelley Potter
    Academic Surgical Research Unit, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:813-23. 2011
    ..This review summarises current methods for assessing cosmesis after reconstructive surgery and makes recommendations for future practice...
  60. ncbi Multidetector-row computed tomography in the planning of abdominal perforator flaps
    J Masia
    Plastic Surgery Department, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Universitat Autonoma Barcelona, Sant Antoni M Claret 167, 08025 Barcelona, Spain
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 59:594-9. 2006
    ..This information allows reduction of operating time and safer performance of surgery. The multidetector-row computer tomography is a highly effective tool in the preoperative study of abdominal perforator flaps...
  61. ncbi Oncoplastic breast surgery for cancer: analysis of 540 consecutive cases [outcomes article]
    Alfred D Fitoussi
    Departments of Surgery and Biostatistics, Institut Curie, Paris, France
    Plast Reconstr Surg 125:454-62. 2010
    ..Synchronous plastic and oncological surgery is undertaken to improve the security of excision margins and yield high-quality aesthetic outcomes when conventional breast-conserving therapy either anticipates poor results or is not possible...
  62. ncbi Immediate reconstruction using thoracodorsal adipofascial flap after partial mastectomy
    Yuko Kijima
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences 8 35 1, Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, Japan
    Breast 18:126-9. 2009
    ..Here, we describe a simple technique for reconstruction of the defect on the outer upper part of the breast with early breast cancer using thoracodorsal adipofascial flap...
  63. ncbi Is mastectomy still justified--and if, in which patients?
    Werner Audretsch
    Onkologie 29:243-5. 2006
  64. ncbi A detailed analysis of the reduction mammaplasty learning curve: a statistical process model for approaching surgical performance improvement
    Matthew J Carty
    Harvard Combined Plastic Surgery Residency Program, Division of Plastic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:706-14. 2009
    ..In-process analyses that allow rapid feedback to the surgeon based on surrogate markers may provide a powerful method for quality improvement...
  65. pmc Satisfaction and quality of life in women who undergo breast surgery: a qualitative study
    Anne F Klassen
    Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University, 3A 1200 Main Street W, Hamilton, ON, L8N 3Z5, Canada
    BMC Womens Health 9:11. 2009
    ..We aimed to describe how breast conditions and breast surgery impact on patient satisfaction and quality of life...
  66. ncbi Postoperative morphine requirements of free TRAM and DIEP flaps
    S S Kroll
    Department of Plastic Surgery at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 107:338-41. 2001
    ..It was concluded that the use of the DIEP flap does reduce the patient requirement for postoperative pain medication and therefore presumably reduces postoperative pain. It may also slightly shorten hospital stay...
  67. ncbi Oncological safety of skin sparing mastectomy followed by immediate reconstruction for locally advanced breast cancer
    Woosung Lim
    Department of Surgery, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Surg Oncol 102:39-42. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to examine the oncological safety of SSM followed by immediate reconstruction for locally advanced breast cancer...
  68. ncbi Effect of obesity on flap and donor-site complications in pedicled TRAM flap breast reconstruction
    Scott L Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D C 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:788-95. 2007
    ..This study examined the effect of obesity on complications in patients undergoing pedicled TRAM flap breast reconstruction...
  69. ncbi Immediate breast reconstruction can impact postmastectomy irradiation
    Naomi R Schechter
    Departments of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Clin Oncol 28:485-94. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to qualitatively assess the effect of immediate reconstruction on the design of postmastectomy radiotherapy fields at our institution...
  70. ncbi Factors determining shape and symmetry in immediate breast reconstruction
    Donald A Hudson
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Ann Plast Surg 52:15-21. 2004
    ..015, Mann-Whitney U test). These factors need to be considered when planning breast reconstruction to optimize the aesthetic result...
  71. ncbi Assessment of immediate conservative breast surgery reconstruction: a classification system of defects revisited and an algorithm for selecting the appropriate technique
    Alexandre Mendonça Munhoz
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Brazil
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:716-27. 2008
    ..The objectives of this study were to establish a classification system for partial breast defects and to develop a reconstructive algorithm...
  72. ncbi Local recurrence of stage 1 and 2 breast cancer after skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction in a 15-year series
    T J Meretoja
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, P O Box 266, FI 00029 HUS, Helsinki, Finland
    Eur J Surg Oncol 33:1142-5. 2007
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  73. ncbi Late results of skin-sparing mastectomy followed by immediate breast reconstruction
    T J Meretoja
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Br J Surg 94:1220-5. 2007
    ..Concerns persist that SSM might increase the rate of local recurrence as the surgical approach is less extensive. Patients who had SSM and IBR over 10 years at a single institution were reviewed...
  74. ncbi Aesthetic outcomes in breast conservation therapy
    Howard T Wang
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Aesthet Surg J 28:165-70. 2008
    ..Traditionally, only patients who have undergone total mastectomy have been referred for reconstruction...
  75. ncbi Immediate breast reconstruction after mastectomy increases wound complications: however, initiation of adjuvant chemotherapy is not delayed
    Melinda M Mortenson
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento 95817, USA
    Arch Surg 139:988-91. 2004
    ..The indications for chemotherapy in breast cancer are expanding and wound complications following mastectomy may delay the initiation of adjuvant chemotherapy...
  76. ncbi True incidence of all complications following immediate and delayed breast reconstruction
    Stephen R Sullivan
    Polyclinic and the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:19-28. 2008
    ..To determine methods that optimized results with minimal morbidity, the authors examined their results and complications based on reconstruction method and timing...
  77. ncbi Breast amputation correction of a horse bite using the lipomodeling technique
    Christophe Ho Quoc
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Centre régional Léon Bérard, Lyon, France
    Aesthet Surg J 33:93-6. 2013
    ..In our experience, fat transfer was a safe and reliable technique that provided a good and stable aesthetic result, improving the volume and shape without additional scarring or implant devices...
  78. ncbi Randomized clinical trial of single-dose antibiotic prophylaxis for non-reconstructive breast surgery
    J C Hall
    School of Surgery and Pathology, Royal Perth Hospital, University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
    Br J Surg 93:1342-6. 2006
    ..The aim of this randomized clinical trial was to determine whether a single intravenous dose of 2 g flucloxacillin could prevent wound infection after primary non-reconstructive breast surgery...
  79. ncbi Human acellular dermis versus no acellular dermis in tissue expansion breast reconstruction
    Joseph W Parks
    Plastic Surgery Group of Memphis, Tenn, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 130:739-46. 2012
    ..Recently, concerns have arisen about an increase in postoperative complications with its use...
  80. ncbi Preoperative imaging for DIEA perforator flaps: a comparative study of computed tomographic angiography and Doppler ultrasound
    Warren M Rozen
    Jack Brockhoff Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Research Unit, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:9-16. 2008
    ..This is the first study to formally compare preoperative Doppler ultrasound with computed tomographic angiography for imaging the DIEA...
  81. ncbi Pneumothorax as a complication of breast augmentation
    John M Osborn
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Sacramento, California, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:1122-6; discussion 1127-8. 2005
    ..Pneumothorax is a recognized complication of breast augmentation which, until now, was thought to be rare. The authors hypothesize that it is more common than generally appreciated...
  82. pmc Does partial expander deflation exacerbate the adverse effects of radiotherapy in two-stage breast reconstruction?
    Burcu Celet Ozden
    Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey
    World J Surg Oncol 10:44. 2012
    ..The optimum protocol for expander volume adjustment with respect to the timing and application of radiotherapy remains controversial...
  83. ncbi A systematic review and meta-analysis of complications associated with acellular dermal matrix-assisted breast reconstruction
    Goretti Ho
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 68:346-56. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis to determine an aggregate estimate of risks associated with ADM-assisted breast reconstruction...
  84. doi Giant hamartoma of the breast treated by the mammaplasty approach
    Fernando Hernanz
    ANZ J Surg 78:216-7. 2008
  85. ncbi Mammographic findings after breast augmentation with autologous fat injection
    Jenny Carvajal
    Colombian Society of Plastic, Aesthetic, Maxillofacial and Hand Surgery
    Aesthet Surg J 28:153-62. 2008
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  86. ncbi Obesity alters rat abdominal flap survival
    Ronald E Reyna
    Department of Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston 29425, USA
    Am Surg 72:764-71; discussion 771-2. 2006
    ..This study is the first to introduce a promising animal model for examining the effect of obesity on increased flap-related complications in breast reconstruction using autologous tissue...
  87. ncbi The information needs of women who have undergone breast reconstruction. Part II: Information giving and content of information
    Lisa Wolf
    Breast Care, Royal Marsden Hospital, Downs Road, Sutton, Surrey SM2 5PT, UK
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 8:315-24. 2004
    ..Those involved in imparting information to women about such surgery should be aware of the type of information that is considered relevant, the manner in which it should be delivered and timing factors that implicate on the process...
  88. ncbi Immediate post-mastectomy breast reconstruction followed by radiotherapy: risk factors for complications
    Didier Cowen
    Radiotherapy Department, Timone Hospital, rue Saint Pierre, 13005 Marseille, France
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 121:627-34. 2010
    ..Three factors may be used to select patients likely to benefit from this technique with a low failure rate...
  89. ncbi Analysis of nipple/areolar involvement with mastectomy: can the areola be preserved?
    Rache M Simmons
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:165-8. 2002
    ..Most patients undergoing SSM desire reconstruction of the nipple/areolar complex for symmetry. These data explore the possibility of preserving the areola in selected mastectomy patients...
  90. ncbi Reduction mammaplasty is a functional operation, improving quality of life in symptomatic women: a prospective, single-center breast reduction outcome study
    Jerome D Chao
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:1644-52; discussion 1653-4. 2002
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  91. ncbi Breast reconstruction after mastectomy
    Zdravko Roje
    Division for Plastic Surgery and Burns, Department of Surgery, University Hospital Center Split, Split, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 34:113-23. 2010
    ..The result should confirm that breast reconstruction after mastectomy is justified, especially in young women, as well as how essential is team work involved in breast cancer operation and breast reconstruction after mastectomy...
  92. ncbi Recurrence following treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ with skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction
    Aldona J Spiegel
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:706-11. 2003
    ....
  93. pmc Reduction mammaplasty in a developing country: a guideline for plastic surgeons for patient selection
    Pius Agbenorku
    Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, School of Medical Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, PO Box 448, Kumasi, Ghana
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 36:91-6. 2012
    In Ghana and most developing countries there has been no standardized study of reduction mammaplasty (RM) in patients with symptomatic macromastia (SM), despite its debilitating effects...
  94. ncbi The effectiveness of surgical and nonsurgical interventions in relieving the symptoms of macromastia
    E Dale Collins
    Department of Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:1556-66. 2002
    ..In this population, conservative measures such as weight loss, physical therapy, special brassieres, and medications did not provide effective permanent relief of symptoms...
  95. ncbi Bilateral breast reconstruction with DIEP flaps: 4 years' experience
    Lubos Drazan
    Clinic of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Faculty Hospital St Anna, Berkova 34, 61200, Brno, Czech Republic
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 61:1309-15. 2008
    ..There was 100% flap survival and no microanastomoses revisions. In 11 patients (10%) the surgeon preferred to convert the DIEP into a mini transverse rectus abdominis muscle (miniTRAM) flap in order to provide adequate blood supply...
  96. ncbi Acellular dermal matrix slings in tissue expander breast reconstruction: are there substantial benefits?
    George N Collis
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 68:425-8. 2012
    ..This study suggests inferolateral ADM slings in expander-based breast reconstruction allow for significantly increased initial fill volumes and may offer an aesthetic advantage; however, its use is costly and increases complications...
  97. pmc Histologic findings in normal breast tissues: comparison to reduction mammaplasty and benign breast disease tissues
    Amy C Degnim
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 133:169-77. 2012
    ..for the Cure Tissue Bank at Indiana University Simon Cancer Center (KTB), (2) women who underwent reduction mammaplasty (RM) at Mayo Clinic Rochester, and (3) the Mayo Clinic Benign Breast Disease Cohort Study (BBD)...
  98. ncbi Breast Reconstruction with the free TRAM or DIEP flap: patient selection, choice of flap, and outcome
    Maurice Y Nahabedian
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Baltimore, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:466-75; discussion 476-7. 2002
    ..The incidence of lower abdominal bulge is reduced after DIEP flap reconstruction (p < 0.001). The DIEP flap can be an excellent option for properly selected women...
  99. ncbi Viability and sensation of the nipple-areolar complex after reduction mammaplasty
    Maurice Y Nahabedian
    Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 49:24-31; discussion 31-2. 2002
    Reduction mammaplasty with nipple-areolar transposition on a medial pedicle was designed as an alternative to amputation and free nipple graft for women with severe mammary hypertrophy...
  100. pmc Tamoxifen increases the risk of microvascular flap complications in patients undergoing microvascular breast reconstruction
    Brian P Kelley
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77230 1402, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 129:305-14. 2012
    ..Some centers have implemented protocols to temporarily stop tamoxifen before microvascular breast reconstruction. The authors sought to determine whether this practice is warranted...
  101. ncbi Current techniques in preoperative imaging for abdomen-based perforator flap microsurgical breast reconstruction
    David W Mathes
    Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington 98195 6410, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 26:3-10. 2010
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Research Grants47

  1. P53-dependent responses to toxicants in parous and nulliparous breast
    D Joseph Jerry; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  2. Breast Cancer GWAS: Function and Environmental Interactions
    Michael A Newton; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This model will also provide functional information underlying genetic/environmental risk that could lead to strategies for risk reduction to this disease. ..
  3. CpG Island Methylator Phenotypes in Breast Cancer
    Tim H M Huang; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This type of epigenetic studies will be useful for identifying patients with resistant-CIMPs for alternative therapies in the future. ..
  4. A spatially-modulated scatter imaging system to detect tumor-associated stroma
    WENDY ANNE WELLS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  5. Biological role of modifications to C/EBPbeta-1 and -2
    Linda Sealy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These studies will provide important insights into how misregulated C/EBPbeta isoform expression may contribute to the development of metastatic mammary carcinoma. ..
  6. BREAST TUMOR PROXIMAL STROMA INTERACTION AND AROMATASE
    Serdar Bulun; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..We believe that these studies will provide new insights into the role of peritumoral adipose stroma in supporting tumor growth. ..
  7. GENETIC ABNORMALITIES EARLY ON THE PATH OF BREAST CANCER
    Carol Rosenberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Studies are outlined with the first identified candidate, p57KIP2. These investigations should illuminate genetic events instrumental in the initial steps of breast carcinogenesis. ..
  8. Polycyclic Hydrocarbons and CYP1B1 in Breast Cancer
    Colin Jefcoate; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The correlation with CYP1B 1 expression and activity will provide insight into the relationship of the mouse model to human breast cancer. ..
  9. 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. ..
  10. Evaluating Expectations for Breast Reconstruction
    Andrea Pusic; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Genetic Regulation of Human Breast Cancer Dormancy
    NANCY DEMORE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These genes could be pharmacogenomic targets for future treatment strategies. ..
  12. Genomic Methylation: A Mechanism to Alter Tumor Phenotype
    Bernard Futscher; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..2) Define further the mechanism by which reversal of genetic and epigenetic lesions synergize to reactivate silenced genes. 3) Identify new genes that are controlled by 5-methylcytosine in breast cancer. ..
  13. Osteoporosis Prevention in Early Stage Breast Cancer
    Dawn Hershman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. ROLE OF MICROSATELLITE INSTABILITY IN BREAST CANCER
    Jose Russo; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The knowledge gained through this exploratory work will establish the basis for more in dept studies in the role of mismatch repair in breast cancer. ..
  15. 3D Adipose Tissue Generation and Functional Verification
    Charles Patrick; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Primary Hormonal Therapy for DCIS of the Breast
    EUN SIL HWANG; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If patients could safely be spared from cancer progression while avoiding the morbidity of surgery and radiation for DCIS, the full benefit of early breast cancer detection could be realized. ..
  17. Microarray Technology to Profile CpG Island Methylation
    Bernard Futscher; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..4) Develop and implement a public database for the dissemination and mining of the CGI array data ..
  18. Genomic Markers of Breast Cancer Prevention Induced by hCG in Women at High Risk
    Jose Russo; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This knowledge will serve as the basis for establishing novel genomic signatures as intermediate biomarkers for larger preventive clinical trials at the completion of this project. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. Fox Chase Cancer Center Breast Cancer Tissue Resources
    Jose Russo; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Immunopathogenesis of HIV-1 Infection: Role of Methamphetamine
    Madhavan P Nair; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  21. 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. ..
  22. HEROIN AIDS ENCEPHALOPATHY--NEUROPATHOGENESIS MECHANISMS
    Madhavan Nair; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Further studies will elucidate the molecular mechanisms underlying the immuno- and neuropathogenic effects of heroin use in HIV-l infection, and may yield novel therapies for the treatment of heroin using, HIV-infected patients. ..
  23. Molecular Epidemiology of Pancreatic Cancer
    Donghui Li; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Such information will be valuable for the primary prevention of this deadly disease. ..
  24. Epigenetic Remodeling by Environmental Arsenicals
    Bernard Futscher; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  25. 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. ..
  26. Genomic Basis of Reproductive History on Breast Cancer
    Jose Russo; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. AIDS encephalopathy and HIV disease: role of opioids
    Madhavan Nair; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. Communication Between Patients and their Providers
    PATRICIA PARKER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  29. Retrospective validation of putative breast cancer predictive molecular markers
    Indira Poola; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Detection at the precancerous stage and treatment could lead to fewer incidences of breast cancer and deaths from it. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. Telephone Counseling: Men w/Prostate CA & Partners
    Terry Badger; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Data will be analyzed through descriptive statistics, a series of two-way mixed design ANOVAs and individual regression analyses. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  31. Neoadjuvant Cytokine Immunotherapy by PLA Microspheres
    Michael Sabel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..I will pursue this area of investigation as a full-time faculty member, with full commitment from the Department of General Surgery and the Division of Surgical Oncology at the University of Michigan Medical Center. ..
  32. CIS-Initiated Calls: Can We Enhance Information Services for Latino Patients?
    Celia Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  33. Epigenetic Changes Induced by Estrogens and Xenoestrogens in Breast Cancer
    Jose Russo; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. Targeting AKT as a novel therapy in pancreatic cancer
    Richard Bold; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These results will provide mechanistic as well as pre-clinical data in support of our hypothesis and will allow for the development of novel therapy of human pancreatic cancer. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. Cocaine/Immuno and Neuropathogenesis of HIV-1 Infection
    Madhavan Nair; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These studies may lead to novel anti-HIV therapies such as targeting the CD4 independent, virus attachment receptor, DC-SIGN, or devising inhibitors of TDO and DC-SIGN or stimulating costimulatory molecules. ..
  36. GENETIC & ENVIRONMENTAL RISK FACTORS FOR BLADDER CANCER
    Malcolm Pike; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The ultimate goal of this research is to assess individual bladder cancer risk for the purpose of preventive interventions. ..
  37. VASCULARIZATION IN TISSUE ENGINEERED CONSTRUCTS
    Charles Patrick; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..does TEC-recipient inosculation play in TEC vascularization? (b) What are the biological functions of CD144, principally with regards to its role in inosculation and its regulation by the unique TEC microenvironment? ..
  38. 4-Hydroxyestradiol Receptor in Breast Cancer
    Jose Russo; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This plan is in line with goals 1 and 3 of the Breast Cancer Progress Review Group to better understand the biology of the normal mammary gland and of precancerous lesions. ..
  39. Global Summit on International Breast Health-Implementation
    Benjamin Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The resulting 2007 Implementation Guidelines will serve as a practical medical tool providing functional real world examples of "how to implement" best practices with limited health care resources. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. Influence of Uncertainty and Communication on Adjustment
    PATRICIA PARKER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed K07 Research Award would allow Dr. Parker to transition into an independent researcher in cancer prevention with a focus on psycho-oncology and physician-patient communication. ..
  41. Developing a Tool to Improve the Quality of Breast Cancer Treatment Decisions
    Sarah Hawley; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This project has direct relevance for improving the quality of cancer care for all women. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  42. 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. ..
  43. Breast Cancer Care and Survivorship in Underserved Women
    Rose C Maly; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  44. Incidence & Outcomes of SSI After Breast Cancer Surgery
    Margaret Olsen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....