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Best Paper Award Winners 2017

  • Creator:   PRSJournal
  • Updated:   8/22/2019
  • Contains:  14 items
Editor-in-Chief, Rod J. Rohrich, MD announces the 2017 awards for the Best Papers in "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery."

Awards will be presented to all winners at Plastic Surgery- The Meeting 2017 in Orlando, Florida.

The Editorial and Publishing staff scoured data for all manuscripts published in 2016 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 PRSJournal.com. 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.


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.

PRS 2017 Best Paper Award Winner- Best USA Paper

Complete Platysma Transection in Neck Rejuvenation: A Critical Appraisal

Pelle-Ceravolo, Mario; Angelini, Matteo; Silvi, Erminia

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 138(4):781-791, October 2016.

PRS 2017 Best Paper Award Winner- Best International Paper

Antibiotic Prophylaxis following Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction: What Is the Evidence?

Phillips, Brett T.; Halvorson, Eric G.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 138(4):751-757, October 2016.

PRS 2017 Best Paper Award Winner- Best Breast Paper

Deep Pyriform Space: Anatomical Clarifications and Clinical Implications

Surek, Christopher K.; Vargo, James; Lamb, Jerome

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 138(1):59-64, July 2016.

PRS 2017 Best Paper Award Winner- Best Overall Cosmetic Paper

Fat Grafting for Gluteal Augmentation: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Meta-Analysis

Condé-Green, Alexandra; Kotamarti, Vasanth; Nini, Kevin T.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 138(3):437e-446e, September 2016.

PRS 2017 Best Paper Award Winner- Best Cosmetic Surgery Paper

Generation of Skin Tissue Using Adipose Tissue-Derived Stem Cells

Ozpur, Mustafa Aykut; Guneren, Ethem; Canter, Halil Ibrahim; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 137(1):134-143, January 2016.

PRS 2017 Best Paper Award Winner- Best Experimental Paper

Surgical Treatment of Facial Infantile Hemangiomas: An Analysis Based on Tumor Characteristics and Outcomes

Goldenberg, Dov C.; Hiraki, Patricia Y.; Marques, Tatiana Moura; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 137(4):1221-1231, April 2016.

PRS 2017 Best Paper Award Winner- Best Pediatric/Craniofacial Paper

A Randomized Comparison of Double Small, Standard, and Endoscopic Approaches for Carpal Tunnel Release

Zhang, Xu; Huang, Xiangye; Wang, Xianhui; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 138(3):641-647, September 2016.

PRS 2017 Best Paper Award Winner- Best Hand/Peripheral Nerve paper

The Subtleties of Success in Simultaneous Augmentation-Mastopexy

Doshier, Laura J.; Eagan, Spencer L.; Shock, Leslie A.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 138(3):585-592, September 2016.

PRS 2017 Best Paper Award Winner- Best Emerging Author Paper