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Sept 2020 Journal Club: Capsular Contracture Algorithm; Long-Term Implant Recon.; Free Flap Breast Recon.

  • Creator:   Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Updated:   8/25/2020
  • Contains:  15 items
This collection contains articles selected by the Resident Ambassadors to the Editorial Board for the September 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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Duration: 52:56
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery September 2020, Volume 146, Issue 3;

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 Nolan Karp, MD, discuss the following articles from the September 2020 issue:
“Surgical Treatment for Capsular Contracture: A New Paradigm and Algorithm” by Hidalgo and Weinstein.

“Stability of Long-Term Outcomes in Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction: An Evaluation of 12-Year Surgeon- and Patient-Reported Outcomes in 3489 Nonirradiated and Irradiated Implants” by Seth and Cordeiro.

“Venous Thromboembolism following Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction:
A Longitudinal Analysis of 12,778 Patients” by Rochlin, Schecter, Pannucci, et al.

Special Guest Nolan Karp, MD, is a Professor of Plastic Surgery and Vice Chair of Clinical Operations at the NYU Langone Health Department of Plastic Surgery.

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The Timing of Chemoprophylaxis in Autologous Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction

Bassiri-Tehrani, Brian; Karanetz, Irena; Bernik, Stephanie F.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(5):1116-1123, November 2018.

Classic Pairing

Creator: Christopher Pannucci
Duration: 3:14
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Minimizing VTE risk on a patient who requires free tissue transfer. From “Evidence-based recipes for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis: a practical safety guide.” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: February 2017 – 139(2). CME. Keywords: Venous thromboembolism; Prophylaxis; Caprini score; Lower extremity;

Outcomes of Immediate Implant-Based Mastectomy Reconstruction in Women with Previous Breast Radiotherapy

Olinger, Thomas A.; Berlin, Nicholas L.; Qi, Ji; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 145(6):1029e-1036e, June 2020.

Classic Pairing

Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction: Hot Topics, Controversies, and New Directions

Frey, Jordan D.; Salibian, Ara A.; Karp, Nolan S.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 143(2):404e-416e, February 2019.

Classic Pairing

Acellular Dermal Matrix–Assisted Direct-to-Implant Breast Reconstruction and Capsular Contracture: A 13-Year Experience

Salzberg, C. Andrew; Ashikari, Andrew Y.; Berry, Colleen; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 138(2):329-337, August 2016.

Classic Pairing

Risk Factor Analysis for Capsular Contracture: A 10-Year Sientra Study Using Round, Smooth, and Textured Implants for Breast Augmentation

Calobrace, M. Bradley; Stevens, W. Grant; Capizzi, Peter J.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 141(4S):20S-28S, April 2018.

Classic Pairing

Creator: Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery
Duration: 24:38
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery October 2018, Volume 142, Issue 4;

This lecture describes the technical aspects of using acellular dermal matrix (ADM) in the treatment of capsular contracture. Efficacy and disadvantages are discussed. An algorithm is provided to clarify the indications for ADM use.

Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery.

Keywords: Cosmetic; aesthetic; capsular contracture; acellular dermal matrix; ADM; breast; implant; anatomic; textured; breast implants; breast augmentation