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August 2020 Journal Club: Preoperative Vascular Mapping; Complications in Panniculectomy; Posttraumatic Headache Surgery

  • Creator:   Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Updated:   7/28/2020
  • Contains:  13 items
This collection contains articles selected by the Resident Ambassadors to the Editorial Board for the August 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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A Prospective Head-to-Head Comparison of Color Doppler Ultrasound and Computed Tomographic Angiography in the Preoperative Planning of Lower Extremity Perforator Flaps

Feng, Shaoqing; Min, Peiru; Grassetti, Luca; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 137(1):335-347, January 2016.

Classic Pairing

Creator: Jeff Janis, MD
Duration: 2:17
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
This video demonstrates a vertical incision made in the midline of the occiput. The dissection is deepened and shifted laterally, and the trapezius fascia is incised. While protecting the nerve, a rectangular segment of the muscle is isolated medial to the nerve and then transected caudally. The muscle is then reflected caudally and a 2 cm length of the muscle is removed en bloc. The fascial bands over the lateral portion of the nerve are released similar to carpal tunnel surgery. A subcutaneous flap is elevated, and then is passed under each greater occipital nerve and sutured to the midline. The two flaps are sutured to the midline raphe by passing the suture through the raphe and catching the contralateral flap, bringing it back, and tying it on the ipsilateral side, preventing the flap from retracting laterally. Keywords: Head and neck; Migraine; Headache; Local anesthesia;

Abdominal Panniculectomy: Determining the Impact of Diabetes on Complications and Risk Factors for Adverse Events

Kantar, Rami S.; Rifkin, William J.; Wilson, Stelios C.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(4):462e-471e, October 2018.

Classic Pairing

Creator: Al Aly, MD
Duration: 2:39

"Abdominal Panniculectomy: Determining the Impact of Diabetes on Complications and Risk Factors for Adverse Events" by Kantar, Rifkin, Wilson et al. which appears in the October 2018 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Volume 142 Issue 4.

Keywords: plastic surgery; diabetes; tummy tuck; weight loss; abdominoplasty; risk factors; surgical wound infection; prevalence; smokers; bariatric surgery; weight loss surgery; obesity; lipectomy; infections; panniculectomy; body contouring; cosmetic; health; loose skin; fat; morbid obesity;