Fat Transfer & Finger Tranplants: Plastic Surgery Hot Topics with Rod J. Rohrich, MD
This month Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Editor-in-Chief of "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery," discusses two unique articles on Plastic and Reconstructive surgery. The first hot topic article asks “how much fat?” The authors attempt to find a definitive quantitative volume for fat transfers. The second article looks to the future of reconstructive surgery as the authors perform mock allotransplantion for all 5 digits. Volume 136, Issue 3.
“Is There a Safe Lipoaspirate Volume? A Risk Assessment Model of Liposuction Volume as a Function of Body Mass Index” by Chow et al.; “A Cadaver Study of the Feasibility of Multidigit Allotransplantation for Reconstruction of the Metacarpal Hand” by Rampazzo et al.
All content is available at http://prsjournal.com
For consumer information on plastic surgery and to find a board certified plastic surgeon in your area visit http://plasticsurgery.org
Rod J. Rohrich, MD