Press Releases

  • Creator:   Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Updated:   4/26/2022
  • Contains:  270 items
Press Releases are posted monthly and designed to keep journalists updated on the most current scientific news and selected hot topics from Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

The articles featured in this collection were featured in Press Releases. To access that news brief, simply click on the "Press Release" button.

The full studies highlighted here are available for free for journalists for two months after their release. To request an interview, please contact the American Society of Plastic Surgeons' Public Relations department at 847-882-9900 or [email protected]

Representation of African American Patients in Social Media for Breast Reconstruction

Hassan, Abbas M.; Chappell, Ava G.; Ketheeswaran, Suvethavarshini; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 148(6):1214-1220, December 2021.

Four-Year Follow-Up of the World’s First Pediatric Bilateral Hand-Forearm Transplants: Do They Grow as Expected?

Azoury, Saïd C.; Milbar, Niv; Kimia, Rotem; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 146(6):1325-1329, December 2020.

Prospective Quality-of-Life Outcomes after Facial Feminization Surgery: An International Multicenter Study

Morrison, Shane D.; Capitán-Cañadas, Fermín; Sánchez-García, Anabel; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 145(6):1499-1509, June 2020.

The Impact of Race, Age, Gender, Income, and Level of Education on Motivations to Pursue Cosmetic Surgery and Surgeon Selection at an Academic Institution

Ligh, Cassandra A.; Lett, Elle; Broach, Robyn B.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 145(5):932e-939e, May 2020.

Complications and Quality of Life following Reduction Mammaplasty in Adolescents and Young Women

Nuzzi, Laura C.; Firriolo, Joseph M.; Pike, Carolyn M.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 144(3):572-581, September 2019.

Abdominal Etching: Surgical Technique and Outcomes

Husain, Tarik M.; Salgado, Christopher J.; Mundra, Leela S.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 143(4):1051-1060, April 2019.

Autologous Breast Reconstruction after Failed Implant-Based Reconstruction: Evaluation of Surgical and Patient-Reported Outcomes and Quality of Life

Coriddi, Michelle; Shenaq, Deana; Kenworthy, Elizabeth; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 143(2):373-379, February 2019.

Can Functional Nasal Surgery Treat Chronic Headaches? A Systematic Review

Farmer, Rebecca L.; Garg, Ravi K.; Afifi, Ahmed M.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(6):1583-1592, December 2018.

Preoperative Multimodal Analgesia Decreases Postanesthesia Care Unit Narcotic Use and Pain Scores in Outpatient Breast Surgery

Barker, Jenny C.; DiBartola, Kaitlin; Wee, Corinne; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(4):443e-450e, October 2018.

Factors Influencing Patient Satisfaction in Plastic Surgery: A Nationwide Analysis

Chen, Kevin; Congiusta, Susan; Nash, Ira S.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(3):820-825, September 2018.

A Prospective Evaluation of Three-Dimensional Image Simulation: Patient-Reported Outcomes and Mammometrics in Primary Breast Augmentation

Overschmidt, Bo; Qureshi, Ali A.; Parikh, Rajiv P.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(2):133e-144e, August 2018.

BRCA Mutations in the Young, High-Risk Female Population: Genetic Testing, Management of Prophylactic Therapies, and Implications for Plastic Surgeons

Salibian, Ara A.; Frey, Jordan D.; Choi, Mihye; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 141(6):1341-1350, June 2018.

Happy and Unhappy Patients: A Quantitative Analysis of Online Plastic Surgeon Reviews for Breast Augmentation

Dorfman, Robert G.; Purnell, Chad; Qiu, Cecil; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 141(5):663e-673e, May 2018.

Breast Cancer following Augmentation Mammaplasty: A Case-Control Study

Sosin, Michael; Devulapalli, Chaitan; Fehring, Charles; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 141(4):833-840, April 2018.