February 2014 - Volume 133 - Issue 2
pp: 203-462,90e-246e

Original Articles


Safety of Tissue Expander/Implant versus Autologous Abdominal Tissue Breast Reconstruction in Postmastectomy Breast Cancer Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Tsoi, Bernice; Ziolkowski, Natalia I.; Thoma, Achilleas; More

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery . 133(2):234-249, February 2014.

Ideas and Innovations



Original Articles


Magnetic Resonance Imaging Screening Results Compared with Explantation Results in Poly Implant Prothèse Silicone Breast Implants, Recalled from the European Market in 2010

Maijers, Maria C.; Niessen, Francisus B.; Veldhuizen, Jacob F. H.; More

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery . 133(2):114e-120e, February 2014.

Special Topics



Original Articles


Analysis of Fat Graft Metabolic Adaptation and Vascularization Using Positron Emission Tomography–Computed Tomographic Imaging

Tervala, Tomi V.; Grönroos, Tove J.; Hartiala, Pauliina; More

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery . 133(2):291-299, February 2014.


Original Articles


Variation in the Incidence of Distal Radius Fractures in the U.S. Elderly as Related to Slippery Weather Conditions

Giladi, Aviram M.; Shauver, Melissa J.; Ho, Allison; More

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery . 133(2):321-332, February 2014.

  • Video Discussion

Original Articles


Outcomes Article


Ideas and Innovations


Special Topic



Head and Neck: Original Articles


Use of the Nasal Sidewall Island Inversion Flap for Single-Stage Ala Nasi Reconstruction: A Report of 103 Consecutive Cases

Tregaskiss, Ashley; Allan, James; Gore, Sinclair; More

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery . 133(2):377-385, February 2014.

  • Coding Perspective

Trunk: Original Articles


The embrace Device Significantly Decreases Scarring following Scar Revision Surgery in a Randomized Controlled Trial

Lim, Angeline F.; Weintraub, Jennifer; Kaplan, Ernest N.; More

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery . 133(2):398-405, February 2014.

  • Discussion

Lower Extremity: Original Article




Original Articles


Ideas and Innovations








Creator: Rod J Rohrich, MD
Duration: 5:44

Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Editor-in-Chief of “Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery” explores absorbable mesh, arch bars and 3-D printing, all new and evolving technologies available to the plastic surgeon. Volume 133, Issue 2.

“Beyond Biologics: Absorbable Mesh as a Low-Cost, Low-Complication Sling for Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction” by Tessler et al; “The Safe and Efficacious Use of Arch Bars in Patients during Primary and Mixed Dentition: A Challenge to Conventional Teachin” by Naran et al; “A Plastic Surgery Application in Evolution: Three-Dimensional Printing” by Gerstle et al.

All content is available at http://prsjournal.com

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