Most-Viewed Videos of 2013

Creator:   Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Updated:   3/9/2017
Contains:  10 items
We are pleased to provide you with this collection of the 10 most popular videos of 2013, as chosen by YOU! Using web metrics based on your online activity on and our YouTube channel, we've determined that these 10 videos were the most viewed in 2013.

We encourage you to watch and share these videos, and experience PRS in print, online and for the iPad. Read, watch and interact with your Journal with collections like this. And be sure to check out the new videos as they come up this year to make your voices heard, and crown a new set of most-viewed videos.

Happy watching, happy learning,

Rod J. Rohrich, M.D.

Creator: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Duration: 14:37
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
In Part 1 of this exclusive 3-part video, Editor-in-Chief, Rod J. Rohrich, MD interviews Robert McClelland, MD, one of the doctors who treated John F. Kennedy in Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas on November 22. In this portion, Dr. McClelland provides his first-person narrative of the events of the day that the President was assassinated, 50 years ago today. From Special Topic article, “The Assassination of JFK: Revisiting the Medical Data,” November 2013. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Creator: Mark Urken, MD; Daniel Buchbinder, MD; Fu-Chan Wei, MD; Joseph H. Dayan, MD
Duration: 2:49
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
This video demonstrates radial forearm osteocutaneous flap reconstruction of a large maxillary defect: Evaluation, planning, and exposure of recipient vessels. From the “Scalp, Skull, Orbit, Maxilla Reconstruction, and Hair Transplantation” CME, March 2013. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Creator: Rei Ogawa, M.D., Ph.D.
Duration: 1:29
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Ogawa’s group demonstrates the square flap method for auxiliary contracture reconstruction and the perforator pedicle propeller flap method for thigh contracture reconstruction. From the “Current Methods of Burn Reconstruction” CME, May 2013. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Creator: Rod J Rohrich, MD
Duration: 4:48

Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Editor-in-Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and special guest Maurice Nahabedian, MD, Breast Section Editor, highlights changing trends and comparative studies regarding Breast Reconstruction. Volume 131, Issue 3.

"A Paradigm Shift in United States Breast Reconstruction- Part 2: The Influence of Changing Mastectomy Patterns on Reconstructive Rate and Method”; “Patient-Reported Satisfaction and Health Related Quality of Life Following Breast Reconstruction: A Comparison of Shaped Cohesive Gel and Round Cohesive Gel Implant Recipients"

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Creator: Rod J Rohrich, MD
Duration: 6:33
Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Editor-in-Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery moderates as special guests Achilles Thoma and John Tebbetts provide a point-counterpoint discussion about their respective breast reduction articles. Volume 132, Issue 1.

"Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Health-Related Quality of Life in Patients Undergoing Vertical Scar versus Inverted T-Shaped Reduction Mammaplasty;" "A Process for Quantifying Aesthetic and Functional Breast Surgery: I. Quantifying Optimal Nipple Position and Vertical and Horizontal Skin Excess for Mastopexy and Breast Reduction"

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Creator: Rod J Rohrich, MD
Duration: 1:15
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Editor-in-Chief, Rod J. Rohrich, MD announces the 2013 awards for the Best Papers in "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery." All winning articles can be read on
Awards will be presented to all winners at Plastic Surgery- The Meeting 2013 in San Diego, California.

The Editorial and Publishing staff scoured data for all manuscripts published in 2012 to determine the number of full text article views, number of PDF views, number of times sent by email and the number of times the article was added to a personal collection on The data was further calculated to represent the average number of times per month those activities occurred. This average data was combined to create a score for each manuscript, placing them on equal footing, independent of publication month. The articles were sorted by score, and selected based on pre-existing categories. Authors were not allowed to win twice, even for different papers or different awards. The Editor-in-Chief, Co-Editor, current Editorial Board members and the ASPS Executive Committee were ineligible.

Winners are:

Best US Paper: “'SIEF' Simultaneous Implant Exchange with Fat: A New Option in Revision Breast Implant Surgery” – 130/6
Best International Paper: “How Long Does a Face Lift Last? Objective and Subjective Measurements over a 5-Year Period”- 130/6
Best Guest Nation Paper (South Korea): “Use of Autologous Costal Cartilage in Asian Rhinoplasty”- 130/6
Best Cosmetic Paper: “Brava and Autologous Fat Transfer Is a Safe and Effective Breast Augmentation Alternative: Results of a 6-Year, 81-Patient, Prospective Multicenter Study”- 129/5
Best Breast Paper: “The Use of Dermal Autograft as an Adjunct to Breast Reconstruction with Tissue Expanders”- 130/6
Best Reconstructive Paper: “Patient Safety in the Operating Room: I. Preoperative”- 130/5
Best Experimental Paper: “Propranolol Accelerates Adipogenesis in Hemangioma Stem Cells and Causes Apoptosis of Hemangioma Endothelial Cells”- 130/5
Best Emerging Author Paper: Hagan and Fallucco for their work on “The Anatomical Morphology of the Supraorbital Notch: Clinical Relevance to the Surgical Treatment of Migraine Headaches”- 130/6