plastic surgery

Summary

Summary: The branch of surgery concerned with restoration, reconstruction, or improvement of defective, damaged, or missing structures.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Plastic surgery in the undergraduate curriculum: the importance of considering students' perceptions
    Andrew Burd
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Br J Plast Surg 57:773-9. 2004
  2. ncbi Taking a history in aesthetic surgery: SAGA--the surgeon's tool for patient selection
    V F Blackburn
    Private Rooms, 22 Fitt Street, Woodbrook, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 61:723-9. 2008
  3. ncbi Postoperative monitoring of free flaps in UK plastic surgery units
    N Jallali
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
    Microsurgery 25:469-72. 2005
  4. ncbi Application of platelet-rich plasma in plastic surgery: clinical and in vitro evaluation
    Valerio Cervelli
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Tissue Eng Part C Methods 15:625-34. 2009
  5. ncbi Transplantation of mesenchymal stem cells is an optimal approach for plastic surgery
    Dianji Fang
    Salivary Gland Disease Center and the Molecular Laboratory for Gene Therapy, Capital Medical University School of Stomatology, Beijing, China
    Stem Cells 25:1021-8. 2007
  6. ncbi Autologous platelet-rich plasma mixed with purified fat graft in aesthetic plastic surgery
    Valerio Cervelli
    Plastic Surgery Department, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 33:716-21. 2009
  7. ncbi Safety and efficacy of office-based surgery with monitored anesthesia care/sedation in 4778 consecutive plastic surgery procedures
    George Bitar
    Charlotte Plastic Surgery Center, NC, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:150-6; discussion 157-8. 2003
  8. ncbi An economic analysis of health care reform and its implications for plastic surgery: a five-year perspective
    Robert M Pearl
    Oakland, CA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:483-4. 2003
  9. ncbi Advanced plastic surgery techniques for soft tissue coverage of the diabetic foot
    Thomas Zgonis
    Department of Orthopaedics Podiatry Division, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MC 7776, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 24:547-68, x. 2007
  10. ncbi Paulus Aegineta, a seventh century encyclopedist and surgeon: his role in the history of plastic surgery
    R Gurunluoglu
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Surp Pirgic Armenian Hospital, Istambul, Turkey
    Plast Reconstr Surg 108:2072-9. 2001

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Publications266 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Plastic surgery in the undergraduate curriculum: the importance of considering students' perceptions
    Andrew Burd
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Br J Plast Surg 57:773-9. 2004
    ..b>Plastic surgery is regarded with some confusion in terms of its relevance to the generic doctor...
  2. ncbi Taking a history in aesthetic surgery: SAGA--the surgeon's tool for patient selection
    V F Blackburn
    Private Rooms, 22 Fitt Street, Woodbrook, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 61:723-9. 2008
    ..Finally it provides a record for "rebuttal" in the postoperative period, should this be necessary. It has served the senior author well for twenty-five years...
  3. ncbi Postoperative monitoring of free flaps in UK plastic surgery units
    N Jallali
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK
    Microsurgery 25:469-72. 2005
    ..Using a postal questionnaire, a survey was conducted to delineate current protocols employed in UK plastic surgery units. Data were received from 148 plastic surgeons in 51 units...
  4. ncbi Application of platelet-rich plasma in plastic surgery: clinical and in vitro evaluation
    Valerio Cervelli
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Tissue Eng Part C Methods 15:625-34. 2009
    ....
  5. ncbi Transplantation of mesenchymal stem cells is an optimal approach for plastic surgery
    Dianji Fang
    Salivary Gland Disease Center and the Molecular Laboratory for Gene Therapy, Capital Medical University School of Stomatology, Beijing, China
    Stem Cells 25:1021-8. 2007
    ..Disclosure of potential conflicts of interest is found at the end of this article...
  6. ncbi Autologous platelet-rich plasma mixed with purified fat graft in aesthetic plastic surgery
    Valerio Cervelli
    Plastic Surgery Department, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 33:716-21. 2009
    ..The objective of this article is to describe the principal use of PRP mixed with fat grafts in aesthetic plastic surgery.
  7. ncbi Safety and efficacy of office-based surgery with monitored anesthesia care/sedation in 4778 consecutive plastic surgery procedures
    George Bitar
    Charlotte Plastic Surgery Center, NC, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:150-6; discussion 157-8. 2003
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of the authors' office-based plastic surgery, a review was undertaken of 3615 consecutive patients undergoing 4778 outpatient plastic surgery procedures ..
  8. ncbi An economic analysis of health care reform and its implications for plastic surgery: a five-year perspective
    Robert M Pearl
    Oakland, CA, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:483-4. 2003
  9. ncbi Advanced plastic surgery techniques for soft tissue coverage of the diabetic foot
    Thomas Zgonis
    Department of Orthopaedics Podiatry Division, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, MC 7776, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Clin Podiatr Med Surg 24:547-68, x. 2007
    ..Emphasis is placed on the techniques necessary to perform these procedures and the surgical thought process involved in closing diabetic foot wounds...
  10. ncbi Paulus Aegineta, a seventh century encyclopedist and surgeon: his role in the history of plastic surgery
    R Gurunluoglu
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Surp Pirgic Armenian Hospital, Istambul, Turkey
    Plast Reconstr Surg 108:2072-9. 2001
    ..progress, Paulus Aegineta, especially in the book on surgery, made valuable contributions in the history of plastic surgery. He may be considered as one of the originators of plastic surgery as it is known today...
  11. ncbi The plastic surgery postcode lottery in England
    James Henderson
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, SPR Plastic Surgery, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Int J Surg 7:550-8. 2009
    ..This study is the first comprehensive review of funding policies for cosmetic surgery in England...
  12. ncbi An integrated environment for plastic surgery support: building virtual patients, simulating interventions, and supporting intraoperative decisions
    Ivan Porro
    DIST Department of Communication, Computer and System Sciences, University of Genova, 16145 Genova, Italy
    Comput Med Imaging Graph 29:385-94. 2005
    In the last decade a number of environments for Computer Supported Plastic Surgery have been presented. Nevertheless, an overall approach for training and intraoperative support is still missing or has not been widely exploited yet...
  13. ncbi Resident operative experience in general surgery, plastic surgery, and urology 5 years after implementation of the ACGME duty hour policy
    Christopher Simien
    Applications and Data Analysis Department, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Surg 252:383-9. 2010
    ..Resident duty hour restrictions were implemented in 2002-2003. This study examines changes in resident surgical experience since these restrictions were put into place...
  14. ncbi Temporal and demographic factors influencing the desire for plastic surgery after gastric bypass surgery
    Jeffrey A Gusenoff
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:2120-6. 2008
    An increasing number of gastric bypass patients desire plastic surgery after massive weight loss. However, the timing of interest and factors influencing the desire for body contouring have not been studied.
  15. pmc Telemedicine and trauma referrals--a plastic surgery pilot project
    Andrew J Diver
    Northern Ireland plastic surgery and maxillofacial service, Ulster Hospital Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast BT16 1RH, United Kingdom
    Ulster Med J 78:113-4. 2009
    ..We have found image analysis to be a useful addition to the telephone referral process already in use in our unit, but it is unlikely to replace the need for real time clinical assessment of the patient...
  16. ncbi A cohort study of acute plastic surgery trauma and burn referrals using telemedicine
    David L Wallace
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    J Telemed Telecare 13:282-7. 2007
    A store-and-forward telemedicine system was used to supplement normal telephone referrals to the plastic surgery unit at the Queen Victoria Hospital (QVH)...
  17. ncbi Telemedicine in plastic surgery: E-consult the attending surgeon
    Stephen A Pap
    Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, UMass Memorial Health Care, Worcester 01655, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 110:452-6. 2002
    ..The ability to evaluate and triage plastic surgery patients through the use of telemedicine has not been widely explored...
  18. ncbi Training program and learning curve in experimental microsurgery during the residency in plastic surgery
    Ioan Lascar
    Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery Clinic, Bucharest Emergency Hospital, Carol Davila Bucharest Medical University, Bucharest, Romania
    Microsurgery 27:263-7. 2007
    ..A slight or a plateau learning curve was found among the experienced group. The learning curve is a useful adjunct in the assessment of training...
  19. ncbi Simulation in plastic surgery training and education: the path forward
    Joseph M Rosen
    Sections of Plastic Surgery and General Surgery, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Dartmouth College and Thayer School of Engineering, Lebanon and Hanover, NH, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 123:729-38; discussion 739-40. 2009
    ..The authors believe that a similar training plan should be mandated for plastic surgery, to take advantage of the use of computers, virtual reality, and simulation in the training of plastic ..
  20. ncbi Applying to plastic surgery residency: factors associated with medical student career choice
    Arin K Greene
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:1049-53; discussion 1054. 2008
    Applications to plastic surgery residency increased 34 percent from 2002 to 2005, despite decreasing applications to other surgical subspecialties...
  21. ncbi Randomised clinical trials in plastic surgery: survey of output and quality of reporting
    Vasu Karri
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, St George s Hospital, Tooting, London SW17 OQT, UK
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 59:787-96. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to survey RCTs published in the plastic surgery literature and determine quality of reporting...
  22. ncbi The prevalence of negative studies with inadequate statistical power: an analysis of the plastic surgery literature
    Kevin C Chung
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:1-6; discussion 7-8. 2002
    ..The current study reviewed three of the most frequently read plastic surgery journals from 1976 to 1996 to determine the prevalence of inadequately (<80 percent) powered clinical ..
  23. ncbi Website for rhinoplasty and facial plastic surgery
    Daniel G Becker
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Hershey, USA
    Facial Plast Surg 22:70-4. 2006
    ..A website can be an important aspect of the overall practice image. An increasing number of individuals visit the website of their physician or potential physician, so it is important that attention is given to this aspect of a practice...
  24. ncbi Comparison of diagnostic accuracy for cutaneous malignant melanoma between general dermatology, plastic surgery and pigmented lesion clinics
    J E Osborne
    Department of Dermatology, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester LE1 5WW, UK
    Br J Dermatol 148:252-8. 2003
    ..Since the 1980s there have been dedicated pigmented lesion clinics (PLCs) in the U.K. Important considerations when comparing the efficacy of the PLC with other referral clinics include diagnostic accuracy...
  25. ncbi Evidence-based plastic surgery: controlled trials in three plastic surgical journals (1990 to 2005)
    Arash Momeni
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, German Cochrane Center, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Freiburg, Germany
    Ann Plast Surg 62:293-6. 2009
    ..Execution and publication of controlled trials has increased in the plastic surgical literature. However, the quality of reporting deserves improvement...
  26. ncbi Controlled trials in aesthetic plastic surgery: a 16-year analysis
    A Becker
    Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University of Freiburg Medical Center, Hugstetter Strasse 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 32:359-62. 2008
    Aesthetic surgery is one pillar of plastic surgery. Thus, not surprisingly, journals exist that focus predominantly on advances within this subspecialty...
  27. ncbi Efficacy and safety of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in highest risk plastic surgery patients
    Mitchel Seruya
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:1701-8. 2008
    The purpose of this study was to stratify plastic surgery patients into venous thromboembolism risk categories; identify patients at highest risk for venous thromboembolism; and quantify rates of postoperative all-cause mortality, venous ..
  28. ncbi Preliminary reports of autologous blood transfusion in a plastic surgery unit
    P B Olaitan
    Burns and Plastic Unit, Department of Surgery, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria
    Trop Doct 36:20-1. 2006
    We commenced autologous blood transfusion at the plastic surgery unit of the National Orthopaedic Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria in January 2001...
  29. ncbi Duplicate publications: redundancy in plastic surgery literature
    Piyush Durani
    University of Manchester, Manchester Incubator Building, 48 Grafton Street, Manchester M13 9XX, UK
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 59:975-7. 2006
    ..A retrospective review of original articles from the British Journal of Plastic Surgery and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery during 2000 was conducted, using Medline (PubMed)...
  30. ncbi Does adipose tissue cultured with collagen matrix and preadipocytes give comparable results to the standard technique in plastic surgery?
    A Mojallal
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Edouard Herriot Hospital, Lyon, France
    Biomed Mater Eng 18:187-92. 2008
    Repairing contour defects is a challenge in plastic surgery. Different filling materials have been used with inadequate results and complications...
  31. ncbi Informed consent in facial plastic surgery: effectiveness of a simple educational intervention
    Ara Samuel Makdessian
    West Med Facial Cosmetic Surgery Center, Plantation, FL 33324, USA
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 6:26-30. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of oral communication about the risks of facial cosmetic procedures compared with oral and written communication...
  32. ncbi The history of the Association of Academic Chairmen in Plastic Surgery: 1985 to 1990
    W Thomas Lawrence
    Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kans 66160, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:311-9. 2008
    Program directors in plastic surgery had met annually as a committee of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons since the early 1970s. In 1984, Dr. Ronald Berggren, then chairman of the committee, asked Dr...
  33. ncbi The effect of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Duty Hours Policy on plastic surgery resident education and patient care: an outcomes study
    Chandrasekhar Bob Basu
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Michael E DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:1878-86. 2004
    ..The Baylor College of Medicine Multi-Institutional Integrated Plastic Surgery Program instituted a resident duty work-hours policy on July 1, 2002 (1 year ahead of the national mandate)...
  34. ncbi History of plastic surgery in India
    R E Rana
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, India
    J Postgrad Med 48:76-8. 2002
  35. ncbi National plastic surgery survey: brow lifting techniques and complications
    A Elkwood
    Plastic Surgery Center, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 108:2143-50; discussion 2151-2. 2001
    ..9 percent to 4 percent). (4) Patient satisfaction varied from 98.2 percent to 99.2 percent. (5) Major complications were rarely reported...
  36. ncbi Use of herbal supplements and vitamins in plastic surgery: a practical review
    George Broughton
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Nancy L and Perry Bass Advanced Wound Healing Laboratory, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9132, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 119:48e-66e. 2007
    ..4. Explain the preoperative management of patients using herbal supplements. 5. Know additional resources to consult when unanswered questions arise...
  37. ncbi The use of fibrin glue in plastic surgery
    Eric Mooney
    Bassett Healthcare, 38 Nelson Avenue, Cooperstown, NY 13326 1017, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 124:989-92. 2009
    ..This article provides an overview of fibrin glue, including its composition, mechanism of action, availability, safety, efficacy, and potential applications in plastic surgery.
  38. ncbi Endothelial progenitor cells: the promise of vascular stem cells for plastic surgery
    Oren M Tepper
    Laboratory of Microvascular Research and Vascular Tissue Engineering, Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York University Medical Center, NY 10016, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:846-54. 2003
  39. ncbi Tissue transplantation in plastic surgery
    Maria Siemionow
    Department of Plastic Surgery A 60, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Clin Plast Surg 34:251-69, ix. 2007
    ..in 1998, composite tissue allograft transplantation has gained a great deal of interest in the field of plastic surgery. It is obvious that composite tissue allograft transplantation will improve patients' life quality, but this ..
  40. ncbi Evaluation of plastic surgery information on the Internet
    Sameer S Jejurikar
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 49:460-5. 2002
    The Internet allows vast access to medical information. Unlike most plastic surgery literature, the Internet is a quagmire of unfiltered information, not subject to peer review...
  41. ncbi What is the medicolegal implication of a Web-based three-dimensional interactive virtual reality plastic surgery package?
    Negin Shamsian
    Plast Reconstr Surg 116:1839-40. 2005
  42. ncbi Skin marking in plastic surgery
    Meltem Ayhan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:1450-1. 2005
  43. ncbi The history of the Association of Academic Chairmen in Plastic Surgery: 1990 to 2004
    W Thomas Lawrence
    Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kans 66160, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 121:320-7. 2008
    The Association of Academic Chairmen in Plastic Surgery was founded in 1985 to provide a forum for program directors in plastic surgery to discuss issues of common interest...
  44. ncbi Safety and efficacy in an accredited outpatient plastic surgery facility: a review of 5316 consecutive cases
    H Steve Byrd
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, 75390 9132, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 112:636-41; discussion 642-6. 2003
    ..Some groups have challenged that performing plastic surgery procedures in an office-based facility compromises patient safety...
  45. ncbi Plastic surgery reconstruction of the diabetic foot
    Thomas Zgonis
    Department of Orthopaedics, Podiatry Division, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    AORN J 87:951-66; quiz 967-70. 2008
    ..This article emphasizes the appropriate timing and staging of surgery, discusses the most common plastic surgery techniques, and underscores the importance of a team approach in the management of diabetic foot wounds.
  46. ncbi Plastic surgery repair of abdominal wall and pelvic floor defects
    Donald W Buck
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Urol Oncol 25:160-4. 2007
    ..In this article, we seek to familiarize the urologists with the most common techniques used by plastic and reconstructive surgeons in the treatment of these complicated pelvic floor and abdominal wall defects...
  47. ncbi The influence of plastic surgery "reality TV" on cosmetic surgery patient expectations and decision making
    Richard J Crockett
    Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8062, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:316-24. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to survey first-time patients seeking cosmetic surgery and examine what role "reality TV" played in their perception of the risks and benefits of surgery and their overall decision-making process...
  48. ncbi Photography and plastic surgery: part 1
    Marcia Spear
    Department of Plastic Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 28:66-8; quiz 69-70. 2008
    b>Plastic surgery and photography are inseparable and with present-day technology, it is much easier and more affordable than ever before to incorporate high-quality and standardized images into clinical practice...
  49. ncbi The outcomes of outcome studies in plastic surgery: a systematic review of 17 years of plastic surgery research
    Erika Davis Sears
    Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 0340, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:2059-65. 2007
    The authors assessed the state of outcomes studies in plastic surgery since the initiation of the modern outcomes movement in 1988 and propose future research directions.
  50. ncbi The economics of plastic surgery practices: trends in income, procedure mix, and volume
    Lloyd M Krieger
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:192-9. 2004
    ..To gain a better understanding of the current plastic surgery market, plastic surgeon incomes, fees, volume, and relative mix of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery were ..
  51. ncbi Telemedicine for acute plastic surgical trauma and burns
    D L Wallace
    Plastic Surgery Department, Queen Victoria Hospital, Holtye Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 3DZ, UK
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 61:31-6. 2008
    Visual images can enhance communication over a distance. In the UK, plastic surgery provides services over large distances by a 'hub and spoke' model...
  52. ncbi Resident selection protocols in plastic surgery: a national survey of plastic surgery program directors
    Jeffrey E Janis
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9132, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 122:1929-39; discussion 1940-1. 2008
    With the transition of many plastic surgery training programs from the traditional to the integrated/coordinated model, critical evaluation of the process by which medical students are selected for residency is needed...
  53. ncbi Cervicofacial rejuvenation using ultrasound-assisted lipectomy
    J C Grotting
    Grotting, CORE, Wolfley, Clinton and Associates Plastic Surgery Clinic, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 107:847-55. 2001
    ..This technique, along with a retrospective analysis of the first 26 cases treated with the technique, will be presented in this article...
  54. ncbi Guidelines for standard photography in plastic surgery
    R Yavuzer
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Gazi University Medical Faculty, Ankara, Turkey
    Ann Plast Surg 46:293-300. 2001
    ..This stimulated an interest in reviewing the important factors that are essential to achieve consistent, comparable clinical photographs with 35-mm single-lens reflex photography...
  55. ncbi Advanced technologies in plastic surgery: how new innovations can improve our training and practice
    Tiffany Grunwald
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles and Stanford, Calif 90033, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:1556-67. 2004
    ..technologies and surgery and how new technology is being utilized in several surgical fields, particularly plastic surgery. The authors also discuss how plastic and reconstructive surgeons can benefit by working to further the ..
  56. ncbi Training of plastic surgery on the white board
    M Erol Demirseren
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:1757-8. 2003
  57. ncbi Lasers in plastic surgery
    R Khan
    Laser Centre, Salisbury District Hospital, UK
    J Tissue Viability 11:103-7, 110-2. 2001
    The laser is a relatively new tool in many branches of medicine. In particular, in the field of plastic surgery, lasers have found numerous applications...
  58. ncbi Update in three-dimensional imaging in facial plastic surgery
    Carlo P Honrado
    Larrabee Center for Facial Plastic Surgery, 600 Broadway, Suite 280, Seattle, WA 98122, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 12:327-31. 2004
    ..Recent advances in technology have made three-dimensional imaging and analysis possible...
  59. ncbi Plastic surgery journals: a meeting of minds in Berlin
    Rod J Rohrich
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:2101-5. 2007
  60. ncbi The use of cost-effectiveness analysis in plastic surgery clinical research
    Achilleas Thoma
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences Centre, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
    Clin Plast Surg 35:285-96. 2008
    ..The authors believe that the coupling of cost-effectiveness analysis with clinical studies is important and should be incorporated into surgical clinical research...
  61. ncbi Characteristics of a population of women with breast implants compared with women seeking other types of plastic surgery
    L A Brinton
    Environmental Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7234, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 105:919-27; discussion 928-9. 2000
    ..However, studies have not compared patients with breast implants with women receiving other types of plastic surgery, of interest because this latter group has been proposed as a comparison group for assessing the long-term ..
  62. ncbi Abdominoplasty and abdominal contour surgery: a national plastic surgery survey
    Alan Matarasso
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:1797-808. 2006
    According to the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery's 2004 Cosmetic Surgery National Data Bank, during the last 7 years, the number of abdominoplasty procedures performed has increased 344 percent...
  63. doi Jacques Joseph: father of modern facial plastic surgery
    Hans Behrbohm
    Department of ENT Facial Plastic Surgery, Park Klinik Weissensee Berlin, Schönstrasse 80, Berlin, D 13086, Germany
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 10:300-3. 2008
  64. ncbi [Facial reconstructive, plastic and cosmetic surgery]
    Annet Aasted
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:317-20. 2002
  65. ncbi Discussion of "a new technique for closure of large meningomyelocele defects"
    Edward A Luce
    University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH 44106 5044, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 59:544-5. 2007
  66. ncbi Island medial plantar artery perforator flap for reconstruction of plantar defects
    Isao Koshima
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    Ann Plast Surg 59:558-62. 2007
    ....
  67. ncbi The life and work of Marko Godina: in memory of a pioneer in reconstructive microsurgery
    Damir Kosutic
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Maribor General Hospital, Ljubljanska ulica 5, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 60:1171-2. 2007
  68. ncbi Management of nasal hemangiomas
    Marcelo Hochman
    The Facial Surgery Center, Charleston, SC 29416, USA
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 7:295-300. 2005
    ..The available options including medical therapy, lasers, and surgery are reviewed with recommendations specific to nasal tip and lobule lesions based on the senior author's (M.H.) experience...
  69. ncbi [The role of plastic and reconstructive surgery within an interdisciplinary treatment concept for diabetic ulcers of the foot]
    S Baumeister
    Klinik für Hand, Plastische und Rekonstruktive Chirurgie, Berufsgenossenschaftliche Unfallklinik Ludwigshafen, Plastische und Handchirurgie der Universität Heidelberg
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 129:676-80. 2004
    ....
  70. ncbi Surgical algorithm for management of HIV lipodystrophy
    Steven P Davison
    Department of Plastic Surgery and Division of Infectious Disease, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:1843-58. 2007
    ..In addition to facial wasting, cystic parotid degeneration may further distort the face. The authors outline the defects as a series of triangles defined by anatomical boundaries...
  71. ncbi Experience with the distally based sural neurofasciocutaneous flap supplied by the terminal perforator of peroneal vessels for ankle and foot reconstruction
    Yimin Chai
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, The Sixth People s Hospital, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
    Ann Plast Surg 59:526-31. 2007
    ....
  72. ncbi Update on botulinum toxin use in facial plastic and head and neck surgery
    Rami K Batniji
    University Ear Nose and Throat of Northeastern New York, LLP and The Center for Facial Plastic Surgery and Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York 12208 3479, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 12:317-22. 2004
    ..this review is to discuss current trends in the medicinal use of botulinum toxin in head and neck and facial plastic surgery. The basic science of botulinum toxin is presented along with a comparison of the subtypes currently ..
  73. ncbi A double-flap technique: an alternative mastopexy approach
    Andreas Foustanos
    Department of Plastic Surgery, IASSO Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:55-60. 2007
  74. ncbi An aesthetic approach to facial hemangiomas
    Rami K Batniji
    Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, USA
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 7:301-6. 2005
    ..F.W.) and is reviewed in this article...
  75. ncbi A new technique for closure of large meningomyelocele defects
    Mehmet Mutaf
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Gaziantep University School of Medicine, Gaziantep, Turkey
    Ann Plast Surg 59:538-43. 2007
    ..Although small meningomyeloceles may be amenable to direct closure by undermining of the surrounding skin, the closure of large meningomyelocele defects is a challenging reconstructive problem...
  76. ncbi Shelling and plastic surgery
    Rod J Rohrich
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, 75390 9132, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:501-2. 2004
  77. ncbi Technical advances of plastic and reconstructive surgery in cancer surgery
    Kiyonori Harii
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kyorin University, School of Medicine, 6 20 2 Shinkawa, Mitaka, Tokyo 181 8611, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 10:215-7. 2005
  78. ncbi A survey of microvascular protocols for lower extremity free tissue transfer II: postoperative care
    George Xipoleas
    Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 61:280-4. 2008
    ..The study also notes a wide variety in the times and frequencies at which dangling of the extremity was commenced. Most respondents initiate dangling within 2 weeks of surgery and begin with only 1 to 5 minutes per session...
  79. ncbi Versatile use of the pedicled latissimus dorsi flap as a salvage procedure in reconstruction of complex injuries of the upper extremity
    Onder Tan
    Ataturk University, Medical Faculty, Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Erzurum, Turkey
    Ann Plast Surg 59:501-6. 2007
    ..Content of the flap to be used should be determined depending on requirements in the recipient site...
  80. ncbi After plastic surgery: adolescent-reported appearance ratings and appearance-related burdens in patient and general population groups
    Kuni J Simis
    Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Medical Ethics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, University Hospital Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Plast Reconstr Surg 109:9-17. 2002
    ..A group of 184 adolescent plastic surgery patients (corrective, n = 100; reconstructive, n = 84), and a comparison group of 83 adolescents at random ..
  81. ncbi Claims prevention for the aesthetic surgeon: preparing for the less-than-perfect outcome
    Mark Gorney
    The Doctor s Company, Napa, CA 94558, USA
    Facial Plast Surg 18:135-42. 2002
    ....
  82. ncbi Mid-facial reconstruction after maxillectomy
    Yuhei Yamamoto
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Kita 14 Nishi 7, Sapporo 060 8638, Japan
    Int J Clin Oncol 10:218-22. 2005
    ..We advocate that critical assessment of skeletal defects, as well as associated soft-tissue defects, following various types of maxillectomies is essential for a rational approach to achieve satisfactory clinical results...
  83. ncbi The Twenty-Third Sir Harold Gillies Memorial Lecture. Keeping a head
    G I Taylor
    Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Unit, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Plast Surg 55:543-60. 2002
  84. pmc Soft tissue coverage at the resource-challenged facility
    Tuan Anh Nguyen
    Department of Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, University Medical Center, 215 Hong Bang St, 5th District, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 466:2451-6. 2008
    ..Free flaps with microanastomosis have an important place in covering difficult medium- or large-sized soft tissue defects but also require more instruments and more highly trained surgeons...
  85. ncbi The cleft lateral lip element: do traditional markings result in secondary deformities?
    Joseph E Losee
    Children s Hospital at Strong, Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, NY 14610, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 50:594-600. 2003
    ..This deformity can be prevented by marking the height of cupid's bow on the cleft lateral lip element just before the attenuation of lip fullness...
  86. ncbi Single-stage abdominoplasty and mastopexy after weight loss following gastric banding
    Martin Rhomberg
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Innsbruck University Hospital, Austria
    Obes Surg 13:418-23. 2003
    ..With the increasing number of massively obese patients who undergo the implant of a gastric band, there is also a growing demand for a plastic-reconstructive operation of the overstretched skin, now lax after the enormous weight reduction...
  87. ncbi [Contribution of French surgeons to reconstructive microsurgery]
    C Grinfeder
    Service de Chirurgie Plastique, Hopital Pellegrin Tondu, Place Amelie Raba Leon, 33076 Bordeaux Cedex, France
    Ann Chir Plast Esthet 50:2-11. 2005
    ..Three societies have the place of honour: the French Society of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, the Group for Advancement of Microsurgery and the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery...
  88. ncbi Correction of inverted nipple: an alternative method using two triangular areolar dermal flaps
    Dae Young Kim
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chonnam National University Medical School, 8 Hak Dong, Dong Gu, Gwangju 501 757, Korea
    Ann Plast Surg 51:636-40. 2003
    ..This technique can be applied to any type of inverted nipple as a primary surgical procedure...
  89. ncbi [The bilobed flap: reconstruction of nasal and extra-nasal skin defect]
    Lotte Engell-Nørregård
    Herlev Hospital, Plastikkirurgisk Afdeling V118
    Ugeskr Laeger 169:4337-40. 2007
    ..This review describes the development since Esser's original design, and summarizes present knowledge on bilobed flap repair. Furthermore, insight is offered into the latest indications for non-nasal reconstructions...
  90. ncbi Our experience using the vertical rectus abdominis muscle flap for reconstruction in 12 patients with dehiscence of a median sternotomy wound and mediastinitis
    James H W Clarkson
    St George s Hospital, London, UK
    Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 37:266-71. 2003
    ..We argue that early involvement of plastic surgical specialists in the treatment of sternal dehiscence is essential to ensure a successful outcome...
  91. ncbi Compartmentalization of massive vascular malformations
    Ian T Jackson
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the Institute for Craniofacial and Reconstructive Surgery, Providence Hospital, Southfield, Mich 48075, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:10-21. 2005
    ..With this technique, it was possible to treat what were considered untreatable malformations using standard techniques and to control the inevitable serious bleeding...
  92. ncbi Plastic surgical solutions for melkersson-rosenthal syndrome: facial liposuction and cheiloplasty procedures
    Onder Tan
    Department of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Ataturk University, Medical Faculty, Erzurum, Turkey
    Ann Plast Surg 56:268-73. 2006
    ..We think that the plastic surgeons may act more effectively in the management of the syndrome in the future...
  93. ncbi [Use of plastic surgery in management of malignancies. 1956]
    N N Blokhin
    Vopr Onkol 51:278-82. 2005
  94. ncbi [Vulvovaginal surgery for esthetic and functional problems. Satisfied patients according to a questionnaire from a private clinic]
    Jan Jernbeck
    Akademikliniken, Stockholm
    Lakartidningen 101:2901-4. 2004
  95. pmc Oncoplastic techniques allow extensive resections for breast-conserving therapy of breast carcinomas
    Krishna B Clough
    Department of General and Breast Surgery, Institut Curie, Paris, France
    Ann Surg 237:26-34. 2003
    ..To assess the oncologic and cosmetic outcomes in women with breast carcinoma who were treated with breast-conserving therapy using oncoplastic techniques with concomitant symmetrization of the contralateral breast...
  96. ncbi [Obesity and plastic surgery]
    Nicolo Scuderi
    Universita La Sapienza di Roma, Dipartimento di Malattie Cutanee e Veneree e Chirurgia Plastica Ricostruttiva, Cattedra di Chirurgia Plastica
    Ann Ital Chir 76:455-60. 2005
    ..Bariplastic surgery after massive loss of weight has grown safe and efficacious if made on selected patients and in the hands of wide experienced surgeons...
  97. ncbi Eugene H. Courtiss memorial lecture
    Gilbert P Gradinger
    Private Practice, 800 Columbia Drive, San Mateo, CA 94402, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 49:1-10. 2002
  98. ncbi A review of breast contouring
    Claudette J Heddens
    University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Plast Surg Nurs 23:115-9; quiz 120. 2003
    ..Most of the material discussed covers both breast reduction and mastopexy, as well as reasons for breast contouring, advances in surgical techniques, results of breast contouring, nursing interventions, and insurance issues...
  99. ncbi [Importance of microcirculation in plastic surgery]
    S Langer
    Universitätsklinik für Plastische Chirurgie und Schwerbrandverletzte Handchirurgiezentrum, BG Kliniken Bergmannsheil, Ruhr Universitat Bochum
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 36:197-204. 2004
    ..The article summarizes distinct microcirculatory models for use in surgical research with a special interest to plastic surgery. Methods for the quantitative analysis of the microcirculation in burns, flaps and wounds are presented...
  100. ncbi Plasmetic surgery
    Leonard T Furlow
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:1954-8. 2004
  101. ncbi [Plastic surgery under challenging conditions: the concept of the five F's]
    P Knipper
    Ann Chir Plast Esthet 49:306-13. 2004
    This work was done essentially for the benefit of the surgeon who wishes to practice plastic surgery under challenging conditions...

Research Grants52

  1. Adipose Organ Transplant for Treatment of Maple Syrup Urine Disease
    CHRISTOPHER JOHN LYNCH; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Based on adipose tissue's use in plastic surgery, first year costs of adipose transplant could be 10-20 times lower than that for liver and arguably, ..
  2. Development of a nanosecond pulsed electric field system to treat skin cancer
    RICHARD LEE NUCCITELLI; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..We will then conduct a feasibility study treating human skin scheduled for removal from patients during a plastic surgery procedure as well as Basal Cell Carcinomas on volunteers with Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome...
  3. Adipose-Derived Stromal/Stem Cell Therapy for Pressure Ulcers
    Xiying Wu; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..As consultants, LaCell has enlisted the assistance of experts in the field of plastic surgery and wound healing...
  4. Image-Guided Surgery of Endocrine Glands and Their Tumors using Near-Infrared Flu
    John V Frangioni; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..where it is being used in breast cancer sentinel lymph node (SLN) mapping, lung cancer SLN mapping, and plastic surgery. The resection of endocrine gland tumors (e.g...
  5. 2012 New Insights into Coagulation
    Eleanor Pollak; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..be addressed by Eleanor Pollak along with a senior fellow from the University of Pennsylvania Division of Plastic Surgery. The conference as a whole will provide a welcome balance to the lack of knowledge regarding monitoring the ..
  6. Autologus adipose tissue grafts to inhibit hemodialysis access stenosis
    CHRISTI MARIE TERRY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Autologous grafting of subcutaneous AT to repair soft-tissue defects is commonly used in plastic surgery. Hence, herein the strategy is to transplant autologous glitazone-loaded subcutaneous AT to the AV graft, as ..
  7. A crosslinked cartilage-derived matrix for cartilage tissue engineering
    Bradley T Estes; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..of a new tissue of a cartilage phenotype for the purpose of joint reconstruction or for reconstructive or plastic surgery. The novelty in this work entails the use o a biologically-derived material we have developed based solely on ..
  8. Training Grant in Trauma, Burn and Wound Healing
    Cynthia L Marcelo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This award proposes to train 3-5th year residents in the Department of Surgery, focusing on the section of Plastic Surgery. The trainees will be recruited from national programs as well as from the University of Michigan...
  9. Restoration of Skin Structure and Function Post-Wounding
    GAUTAM SUDHIR GHATNEKAR; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Paul Ehrlich, Director for the Wound Healing Research Laboratory in the Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Hershey Medical Center at Penn State University and Dr...
  10. Non Muscle Myosin II Contractility Putatively Regulates Scar Contracture
    Howard Levinson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..who has completed three years of basic wound healing research, and is expected to finish three years of Plastic Surgery training at Duke University Medical Center in July, 2008...
  11. Regional fat-re-accumulation following lipectomy in pre- and postmenopausal women
    Rachael E Van Pelt; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..S. today and is considered permanent, by The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, but no long term follow-up studies have been done to verify this assertion...
  12. Role of wound provisional matrix in endothelial function
    Henry Hsia; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..plans to be a physician-scientist with the immediate goal of complementing his clinical experience in plastic surgery with rigorous scientific training and the long-term goal of making significant contributions to our...
  13. Delayed Hydrogel Tissue Expander
    Yourong Fu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Currently, plastic surgery routinely uses silicone balloon-type tissue expanders or self-inflating expanders...
  14. Quantitative Biocompatibility of Implanted Materials
    Julie A Stenken; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Additional benefits may arise for the fields that require an intimate understanding and need to control a wound healing response such as plastic surgery.
  15. The role of primary cilia in craniofacial development
    Samantha A Brugmann; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Therefore, the remainder of these experiments will be performed in the rich academic environment of CCHMC in Departments Of Plastic Surgery and pevelopmental Biology.
  16. A Novel eFace System to Prevent the Risks of Facial Distortion after CMF Surgery
    Xiaobo Zhou; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Finally, eFace will have significant impact and applications in orthodontics, plastic surgery, general surgery, growth/aging prediction, and forensic science.
  17. AN ECM SCAFFOLD FOR HEAD AND NECK REPAIR
    Alan Spievack; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..facial skin structures presently involves the use of complicated autograft procedures, mechanical devices, or plastic surgery procedures in which there are very few options for successful reconstruction...
  18. Signaling in Tissue Injury and Repair
    Robert Diegelmann; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Likewise, all fellows are required to submit proposals to other funding agencies such as the Plastic Surgery Educational Association, Jeffress Foundation and other sources in an effort to help support their research ..
  19. DEVELOPMENT OF SKIN FLAP THERAPY DEVICE
    PATRICK COTTLER; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..For treatment of venous congested flaps, over 70,000 leeches are currently sold to plastic surgery clinics annually, but they are only utilized upon serious, advanced indications of venous congestion...
  20. EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT FOR THE BONE SYMPOSIUM
    John Schmitz; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Past Symposia have been published in Clinics in Plastic Surgery, as a supplemental issue of Bone, and in the Journal of Applied Biomaterials...
  21. UPGRADING THE HVAC SYSTEMS
    David Myers; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..studies are conducted on, stroke, shock, traumatic injury, wound healing, glaucoma, cataract, vascular and plastic surgery, neurobiology, magnetic resonance imaging, urology, fetal pharmacology, leishmaniasis, and many other ..
  22. NIR TUNABLE LASER TISSUE WELDING
    ROBERT ALFANO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The outcome of the proposed research will have profound impact on wound healing and plastic surgery.
  23. Integrative Training in Trauma and Regenerative Medicine
    Jay Wayne Meredith; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and productive multidisciplinary collaborations of faculty members from General Surgery, Orthopedics, Plastic Surgery, Regenerative Medicine, and the Wake Forest University Translational Science Institute (WFU TSI)...
  24. THREE DIMENSIONAL VIDEO CAMERA FOR PLASTIC SURGERY
    Jason Geng; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..It would find utility in orthotics and prosthesis, where better-fitting braces and artificial limbs could be produced. ..
  25. A BIOPRINTER FOR IN VITRO SYNTHESIS OF TISSUE GRAFTS
    DONALD HAYES; Fiscal Year: 1999
    We will build a "tissue printer" to fabricate tissue grafts for reconstructive plastic surgery primarily after tumor removal...
  26. APPARATUS FOR THE PREVENTION OF CATHETER INFECTIONS
    ADRIAN DENVIR; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..This technology is not just applicable to catheter infection prevention. There are many areas of infection prevention such as burn wound treatment and plastic surgery that would benefit greatly from this product.
  27. INTERACTIVE CRANIOFACIAL NORMATIVE DATABASE
    Curtis Deutsch; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..anthropometry has found increasing application in clinical genetics and oral maxillofacial and reconstructive plastic surgery. Quantitative measurements have rendered the diagnosis of dysmorphic features both objective and reliable, a ..
  28. FACIAL 3D SURFACE SCANNER FOR FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY
    GULAB BHATIA; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..surface morphology or edema and objectively assess change resulting from facial reconstructive or cosmetic plastic surgery. We propose to develop and test a quantification technique based on a three dimensional, non-contact, optical ..
  29. MYOCARDIAL PLASTICITY OF HUMAN FAT-DERIVED STEM CELLS
    Adam Katz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..with a multidisciplinary team consisting of clinicians, researchers and engineers that span the fields of plastic surgery, radiology, cardiac physiology, cell and molecular biology and biomedical engineering...
  30. DentoCAT: Dentomaxillofacial CT scanner
    Predrag Sukovic; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..the dentomaxillofacial marker, Xoran plans to introduce its compact CT scanner "MiniCAT(TM)" to the medical market for use in emergency medicine, ICUs, neurology practices, plastic surgery, and other medical specialties.
  31. 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. ..
  32. Obesity, Body Image and Weight Maintenance
    DAVID SARWER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposal builds upon my research in body image dissatisfaction of plastic surgery patients and bridges it with my developing interest in the treatment of obesity...
  33. 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. ..
  34. Development of a Skin Cancer Quality of Life Insturment
    John Rhee; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  35. 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. ..
  36. IMPACT OF AGING, ISCHEMIA AND CYTOKINES ON WOUND HEALING
    Thomas Mustoe; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  37. 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. ..
  38. 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? ..
  39. 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]..
  40. The Effects of Resveratrol on Presbyacusis
    Michael Seidman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Furthermore, these data will provide novel strategies to impart greater wellness in the elderly population and perhaps have a positive effect on health care expenses. ..
  41. 3D Adipose Tissue Generation and Functional Verification
    Charles Patrick; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  42. 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. ..
  43. 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. ..
  44. 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. ..
  45. Evaluating Expectations for Breast Reconstruction
    Andrea Pusic; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  46. Genetic Epidemiology of Eating Disordered Behavior
    Suzanne Mazzeo; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..It will also provide Dr. Mazzeo with the requisite training to become an independent investigator in the genetic epidemiology of eating disorders. ..
  47. Interdisciplinary Regenerative Medicine Training Program(RMI)
    Michael Longaker; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  48. Interdisciplinary Regenerative Medicine Training Program(RMI)
    Michael Longaker; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  49. NEWBORN GENETIC SCREENING:FOR WHOSE BENEFIT?
    Lainie Ross; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..OUTCOMES: The major outcomes will be a series of peer-reviewed articles and a full-length book entitled Newborn Genetic Screening: In whose Interest? For whose Benefit? ..
  50. Role of TGF-b In Excessive Scarring: A Cutaneous Model
    Thomas Mustoe; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  51. 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..