June 2011 - Volume 127 - Issue 6
pp: 2141-2520,121e-178e

Original Articles


A Multidisciplinary Protocol for Planned Skin-Preserving Delayed Breast Reconstruction for Patients with Locally Advanced Breast Cancer Requiring Postmastectomy Radiation Therapy: ...

Kronowitz, Steven J.; Lam, Candace; Terefe, Welela; More

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery . 127(6):2154-2166, June 2011.

Immediate Locally Advanced Breast Cancer and Chest Wall Reconstruction: Surgical Planning and Reconstruction Strategies with Extended V-Y Latissimus Dorsi Myocutaneous Flap

Munhoz, Alexandre Mendonça; Montag, Eduardo; Arruda, Eduardo; More

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery . 127(6):2186-2197, June 2011.


Original Articles



Head And Neck: Original Article


Head And Neck: Special Topic


Head and Neck: Ideas and Innovations


Head and Neck: Case Report


Trunk: Original Article


Lower Extremity: Original Article


Lower Extremity: Special Topic


Experience of an Orthoplastic Limb Salvage Team after the Haiti Earthquake: Analysis of Caseload and Early Outcomes

Clover, A. James P.; Rannan-Eliya, Sahan; Saeed, Waseem; More

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery . 127(6):2373-2380, June 2011.

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Original Articles



Original Articles



Original Articles




Volunteers in Plastic Surgery Guidelines for Providing Surgical Care for Children in the Less Developed World

Schneider, William J.; Politis, George D.; Gosain, Arun K.; More

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery . 127(6):2477-2486, June 2011.







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Creator: Carolyn Kerrigan, MD
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Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery June 2011, Volume 127, Issue 6;
The video demonstrates surgeon-administered local anesthesia in preparation for endoscopic carpal tunnel release (ECTR). The author has been using local anesthesia for single portal ECTR since 1991 and the technique described here reflects the accumulated experience of this time. The specific goals of the approach are to provide patient comfort and maintain a clear visual field for the endoscope. Specific steps illustrate how to administer the local anesthesia without flooding the surgical field and potentially obscuring the view of vital structures.
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