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PRS Journal Club: May 2019

  • Creator:   PRSJournal
  • Updated:   4/29/2019
  • Contains:  18 items
This collection contains articles selected by the Resident Ambassadors to the Editorial Board for the May 2019 PRS Journal Club. Each article from the current issue has been selected for further discussions in Journal Clubs around the country, on Twitter, and in the PRS Journal Club Podcasts and will be marked with a “Journal Club” icon.

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Breast Cancer Knowledge and Decisions Made for Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy: A Survey of Surgeons and Women in the General Population

Hooper, Rachel C.; Hsu, Jessica; Duncan, Anthony; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 143(5):936e-945e, May 2019.

Lifetime Costs of Prophylactic Mastectomies and Reconstruction versus Surveillance

Mattos, David; Gfrerer, Lisa; Reish, Richard G.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 136(6):730e-740e, December 2015.

Classic Pairing

Defining the Relationship between Patient Decisions to Undergo Breast Reconstruction and Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy

Agarwal, Shailesh; Kidwell, Kelley M.; Kraft, Casey T.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 135(3):661-670, March 2015.

Classic Pairing

Reconstructive Outcomes in Patients Undergoing Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy

Crosby, Melissa A.; Garvey, Patrick B.; Selber, Jesse C.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 128(5):1025-1033, November 2011.

Classic Pairing

Creator: Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Duration: 2:48
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

In this video, Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Editor-in-Chief of "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery" discusses how the growing public awareness of hereditary breast cancers, notably BRCA1/2, as well as increasing popularity of personalized medicine has led to a greater number of young adult patients presenting for risk-reduction mastectomies and breast reconstruction.

Read the June 2018 PRS #PlasticSurgery Article, "BRCA Mutations in the Young, High-Risk Female Population: Genetic testing, Management of Prophylactic Therapies and Implications for Plastic Surgeons" by Salibian, Frey, Choi, and Karp.

For consumer information on plastic surgery, and to find a board-certified plastic surgeon in your area visit http://plasticsurgery.org

Keywords: plastic surgery, #PRSHotTopic; Breast; BRCA; Breast Cancer; augmentation; DNA; mutations; female; young females; genetics; prophylactic; plastic surgery; therapy; mastectomy; genetic testing

Venous Thromboembolism after Abdominal Wall Reconstruction: A Prospective Analysis and Review of the Literature

Kraft, Casey T.; Janis, Jeffrey E.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 143(5):1513-1520, May 2019.

Creator: Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Duration: 3:27

This month Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Editor-in-Chief of "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery," discusses two articles focused on combining procedures. The first article studies the benefits of using fat grafting in combination with breast implants during breast augmentation. The second article introduces and evaluates a simultaneous “tummy tuck” hernia repair procedure that utilizes a new patch. Volume 135, Issue 4.

“Parasternal Infiltration Composite Breast Augmentation” by Bravo et al.; “Concomitant Abdominoplasty and Umbilical Hernia Repair Using the Ventralex Hernia Patch” by Neinstein et al.
All content is available at http://prsjournal.com

For consumer information on plastic surgery and to find a board certified plastic surgeon in your area visit http://plasticsurgery.org. Keywords: Cosmetic; Breast augmentation; Fat grafting; Hernia repair; Abdominoplasty;

Comparing Reconstructive Outcomes in Patients with Gustilo Type IIIB Fractures and Concomitant Arterial Injuries

Ricci, Joseph A.; Stranix, John T.; Lee, Z-Hye; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 143(5):1522-1529, May 2019.

Long-Term Patient-Reported Outcomes following Free Flap Lower Extremity Reconstruction for Traumatic Injuries

Egeler, Sabine A.; de Jong, Tim; Luijsterburg, Antonius J. M.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 141(3):773-783, March 2018.

Classic Pairing

An Argument for Salvage in Severe Lower Extremity Trauma with Posterior Tibial Nerve Injury: The Ganga Hospital Experience

Momoh, Adeyiza O.; Kumaran, Senthil; Lyons, Daniel; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 136(6):1337-1352, December 2015.

Classic Pairing

Flap Coverage Outcomes following Vascular Injury and Repair: Chronicling a Decade of Severe War-Related Extremity Trauma

Casey, Kevin; Sabino, Jennifer; Jessie, Elliot; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 135(1):301-308, January 2015.

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Creator: Robert LaChica
Duration: 5:05
Surgical technique for harvesting the alt composite flap. From “Evidence Based Medicine – Management of Acute Lower Extremity Trauma.” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: January 2017 – 139(1). MOC. Keywords: Lower extremity reconstruction; Microsurgery; ALT flap; Free flap;
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Creator: Robert LaChica
Duration: 5:06
Surgical technique for harvesting the scapula flap. From “Evidence Based Medicine – Management of Acute Lower Extremity Trauma.” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: January 2017 – 139(1). MOC. Keywords: Lower extremity reconstruction; Microsurgery; Scapula flap; Cadaver;
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Creator: Robert LaChica
Duration: 5:06
Harvest of the serratus free flap and the reverse sural flap. From “Evidence Based Medicine – Management of Acute Lower Extremity Trauma.” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: January 2017 – 139(1). MOC. Keywords: Lower extremity reconstruction; Microsurgery; Serratus flap; Reverse sural flap;
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Creator: Robert LaChica
Duration: 5:31
Surgical technique for harvesting the lateral arm flap. From “Evidence Based Medicine – Management of Acute Lower Extremity Trauma.” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: January 2017 – 139(1). MOC. Keywords: Lower extremity reconstruction; Microsurgery; Lateral arm flap; Free flap;