Press Releases

  • Creator:   Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Updated:   4/29/2019
  • Contains:  216 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.

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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.

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.

Outcomes after Phalloplasty: Do Transgender Patients and Multiple Urethral Procedures Carry a Higher Rate of Complication?

Remington, Austin C.; Morrison, Shane D.; Massie, Jonathan P.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 141(2):220e-229e, February 2018.

The Public Face of Transplantation: The Potential of Education to Expand the Face Donor Pool

Plana, Natalie M.; Kimberly, Laura L.; Parent, Brendan; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 141(1):176-185, January 2018.

Behind the Black Box: The Evidence for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Warning about the Risk of General Anesthesia in Children Younger than 3 Years

Derderian, Christopher A.; Szmuk, Peter; Derderian, Courtney K.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 140(4):787-792, October 2017.

Facial Danger Zones: Techniques to Maximize Safety during Soft-Tissue Filler Injections

Scheuer, Jack F. III; Sieber, David A.; Pezeshk, Ronnie A.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 139(5):1103-1108, May 2017.

Differences in the Reporting of Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities among Three Large National Databases for Breast Reconstruction

Kamali, Parisa; Zettervall, Sara L.; Wu, Winona; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 139(4):795-807, April 2017.


Branford, Olivier A.; Kamali, Parisa; Rohrich, Rod J.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 138(6):1354-1365, December 2016.

Barriers to Reconstructive Surgery in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Cross-Sectional Study of 453 Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Patients in Vietnam

Yao, Caroline A.; Swanson, Jordan; Chanson, Dayana; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 138(5):887e-895e, November 2016.

A Comparison of Psychological Response, Body Image, Sexuality, and Quality of Life between Immediate and Delayed Autologous Tissue Breast Reconstruction: A Prospective Long-Term Outcome Study

Zhong, Toni; Hu, Jiayi; Bagher, Shaghayegh; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 138(4):772-780, October 2016.

Total Face, Eyelids, Ears, Scalp, and Skeletal Subunit Transplant: A Reconstructive Solution for the Full Face and Total Scalp Burn

Sosin, Michael; Ceradini, Daniel J.; Levine, Jamie P.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 138(1):205-219, July 2016.

Unnecessary Emergency Transfers for Evaluation by a Plastic Surgeon: A Burden to Patients and the Health Care System

Drolet, Brian C.; Tandon, Vickram J.; Ha, Austin Y.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 137(6):1927-1933, June 2016.

Quality of Life and Patient-Reported Outcomes in Breast Cancer Survivors: A Multicenter Comparison of Four Abdominally Based Autologous Reconstruction Methods

Macadam, Sheina A.; Zhong, Toni; Weichman, Katie; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 137(3):758-771, March 2016.

Lipofilling of the Breast Does Not Increase the Risk of Recurrence of Breast Cancer: A Matched Controlled Study

Kronowitz, Steven J.; Mandujano, Cosman Camilo; Liu, Jun; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 137(2):385-393, February 2016.

The Effect of Chemodenervation by Botulinum Neurotoxin on the Degradation of Hyaluronic Acid Fillers: An Experimental Study

Küçüker, Ismail; Aksakal, Ibrahim Alper; Polat, Ahmet Veysel; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 137(1):109-113, January 2016.