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COVID-19 Articles in PRS

  • Creator:   Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Updated:   5/26/2021
  • Contains:  32 items

COVID-19 is a quickly changing, growing global situation. Read the latest viewpoints, editorials, and scientific studies about the COVID-19 pandemic from plastic surgery community here in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Many of these manuscripts are published as "accepted-manuscript" versions only, in order to present the findings to you as quickly as possible. We hope you find these articles informative and meaningful. More articles on the topic of COVID-19 will be published here as they are accepted. Submit your own studies to PRS and PRS Global Open today. If you wish to share an essay, blog, short video, photo and/or audio file to a time-capsule project for the ASPS called “COVID-19 Crisis: ASPS/PSF Living History,” please upload your COVID-19 story at

For the latest-breaking news, we advise you to read the most recent public health information from the CDC at or the equivalent agency in your country.

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is closely following the development of the COVID-19 pandemic and is also here to support you during these challenging times. Explore the resources collected by the ASPS to provide valuable guidance in the midst of this outbreak.

About "Accepted-version" publications: These papers can be cited using the date of access and the unique DOI number. Any final changes in manuscripts will be made at the time of print publication and will be reflected in the final electronic version of the issue. As these PRS "Online First" manuscripts represent raw, pre-production files, please note that they will not include any of the mentioned Supplemental Digital Content. Articles appearing as "Accepted-Manuscript" versions have been peer-reviewed and accepted for publication in this journal and posted online before final publication. Articles appearing here may contain statements, opinions, and information that have errors in facts, figures, or interpretation. Accordingly, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Wolters Kluwer, the editors and authors and their respective employees are not responsible or liable for the use of any such inaccurate or misleading data, opinion or information contained the articles in this section.

Rhinosurgery during and after the COVID-19 Pandemic: International Consensus Conference Statement on Preliminary Perioperative Safety Measures

Haug, Martin D.; Lekakis, Garyfalia; Bussi, Mario; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 147(5):1087-1095, May 2021.

Breast Surgery in the Time of Global Pandemic: Benefits of Same-Day Surgery for Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Mastectomy with Immediate Reconstruction during COVID-19

Perez-Alvarez, Idanis M.; Bartholomew, Alex J.; King, Caroline A.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 146(4):522e-523e, October 2020.