March 2014 - Volume 133 - Issue 3
pp: 463-762,247e-447e

Original Article


Outcomes Article


Original Articles


The Effect of Prior Abdominal Surgery on Abdominally Based Free Flaps in Breast Reconstruction

Roostaeian, Jason; Yoon, Alfred P.; Sanchez, Ivan S.; More

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery . 133(3):247e-255e, March 2014.

Abdominally Based Free Flap Planning in Breast Reconstruction with Computed Tomographic Angiography: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Ohkuma, Rika; Mohan, Raja; Baltodano, Pablo A.; More

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery . 133(3):483-494, March 2014.


Original Articles


Special Topics



Original Articles


Transplantation of the LGR6+ Epithelial Stem Cell into Full-Thickness Cutaneous Wounds Results in Enhanced Healing, Nascent Hair Follicle Development, and Augmentation of...

Lough, Denver M.; Yang, Mei; Blum, Anthony; More

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery . 133(3):579-590, March 2014.


Original Articles



Outcomes Article


Original Articles


Three-Dimensional Computed Tomography Reveals Different Donor-Site Deformities in Adult and Growing Microtia Patients Despite Total Subperichondrial Costal Cartilage Harvest and...

Wallace, Christopher Glenn; Mao, Hsiao-Yan; Wang, Chao-Jan; More

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery . 133(3):640-651, March 2014.

The Effectiveness of Mandibular Distraction in Improving Airway Obstruction in the Pediatric Population

Tahiri, Youssef; Viezel-Mathieu, Alex; Aldekhayel, Salah; More

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery . 133(3):352e-359e, March 2014.

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Head and Neck: Original Articles


Head and Neck: Video Plus


Trunk: Original Articles


The Impact of Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy with Instillation Compared with Standard Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy: A Retrospective, Historical, Cohort, Controlled Study

Kim, Paul J.; Attinger, Christopher E.; Steinberg, John S.; More

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery . 133(3):709-716, March 2014.

Trunk: Ideas and Innovations


Lower Extremity: Original Article


Randomized Clinical Trial to Compare Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy Approaches with Low and High Pressure, Silicone-Coated Dressing, and Polyurethane Foam Dressing

Lavery, Lawrence A.; La Fontaine, Javier; Thakral, Gaurav; More

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery . 133(3):722-726, March 2014.










Creator: Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Duration: 3:52

Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Editor-in-Chief of "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery" highlights 3 articles which discuss the economics of breast and trunk reconstruction. He summarizes the authors’ findings on potential cost savings in plastic and reconstructive surgery despite growing healthcare costs. Volume 133, Issue 3.

“Economic implications of recent trends in U.S. immediate autologous breast reconstruction” by Matros et al; "The benefit of epidurals in abdominal wall reconstruction (AWR): an analysis of outcomes and cost" by Fischer et al; "Comparative Analysis of 18-Month Outcomes and Costs of Breast Reconstruction Flap Procedures " by Israeli et al.

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