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January 2020 Journal Club: BREAST-Q; Loupe v. Scope Magnification; Vertebrectomy

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  • Updated:   2/26/2020
  • Contains:  15 items
This collection contains articles selected by the Resident Ambassadors to the Editorial Board for the January 2020 PRS Journal Club. Each article from the current issue has been selected for further discussions in Journal Clubs around the country, on Facebook, and in the PRS Journal Club Podcasts and will be marked with a “Journal Club” icon.

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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery January 2020, Volume 145, Issue 1;
In this episode of the Award-winning PRS Journal Club Podcast, 2020 Resident Ambassadors to the PRS Editorial Board – Min-Jeong Cho, Casey Kraft, and Ara Salibian- and special guest Alex Wong, MD, discuss the following articles from the January 2020 issue:

“The Relationship between Animation Deformity and Patient-Reported Outcomes: Application of the BREAST-Q to a Quantitative Stratification of Animation Severity” by Fracol, Qiu, Chiu, et al.

“Matched Comparison of Microsurgical Anastomoses Performed with Loupe Magnification versus Operating Microscope in Traumatic Lower Extremity Reconstruction” by Stranix, Azoury, Lee, et al.

“Free Fibula Flap for Restoration of Spinal Stability after Oncologic Vertebrectomy Is Predictive of Bony Union” by Mericli, Boukovalas, Rhines, et al.

Special Guest Alex Wong, Associate Professor of Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine at University of Southern Californina, Director of Basic, Translation, and Clinical Research, as well as the Director of Microsurgery Fellowship and Medical Student Education in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

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Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 131(2):260e-269e, February 2013
This video shows dissection of the fibula as well as the technique of mandibular osteotomy using a pre-bent reconstruction plate. From the “Head and Neck Reconstruction” CME, February 2013. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Keywords: Head and neck; Reconstruction; Fibula flap; Scalp; Pharyngoesophagus; Larynx;
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Matched Comparison of Microsurgical Anastomoses Performed with Loupe Magnification versus Operating Microscope in Traumatic Lower Extremity Reconstruction

Stranix, John T.; Azoury, Said C.; Lee, Z-Hye; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 145(1):235-240, January 2020.

Muscle versus Fasciocutaneous Free Flaps in Lower Extremity Traumatic Reconstruction: A Multicenter Outcomes Analysis

Cho, Eugenia H.; Shammas, Ronnie L.; Carney, Martin J.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 141(1):191-199, January 2018.

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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.

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Timing of Microsurgical Reconstruction in Lower Extremity Trauma: An Update of the Godina Paradigm

Lee, Z-Hye; Stranix, John T.; Rifkin, William J.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 144(3):759-767, September 2019.

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