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PRS Best Paper Awards 2020

  • Creator:   PRSJournal
  • Updated:   10/2/2020
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Editor-in-Chief, Rod J. Rohrich, MD announces the 2020 awards for the Best Papers in "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery."

Awards will be presented to all winners as part of Virtual Plastic Surgery- The Meeting 2020. Meet the award winnerson the PSTM portal today!

The editorial and publishing staff scoured data for all manuscripts published in 2019 to determine the number of times each article was read on Ovid and on PRSJournal.com (combined Full-Text and PDF usage) or the 16 months following article publication. This 16-month data was combined to create an average score for each manuscript, placing them on equal footing, independent of publication month. The articles were sorted by score, and selected based on pre-existing categories.

This average data was combined to create a score for each manuscript, placing them on equal footing, independent of publication month. The articles were sorted by score, and selected based on pre-existing categories.

Authors were not allowed to win twice, even for different papers or different awards. The Editor-in-Chief, Co-Editor, Editor-in-Chief Designate, the ASPS Executive Committee, and members of the 2020 PRS Editorial Board were ineligible.

Emerging Author paper- First author and others on a paper who have been authors on fewer than five PRS papers. Only Original articles, experimental, and special topics are considered. Best Special Topic Paper category includes special topic articles in any sub-section of the journal, including "Plastic Surgery Focus."




A Matched-Pair Analysis of Prepectoral with Subpectoral Breast Reconstruction: Is There a Difference in Postoperative Complication Rate?

Momeni, Arash; Remington, Austin C.; Wan, Derrick C.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 144(4):801-807, October 2019.

Best Reconstructive Breast Paper

Analysis of the Visual Perception of Female Breast Aesthetics and Symmetry: An Eye-Tracking Study

Pietruski, Piotr; Paskal, Wiktor; Paskal, Adriana M.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 144(6):1257-1266, December 2019.

Best Cosmetic Breast Paper

Outcomes, Challenges, and Pitfalls after Targeted Muscle Reinnervation in High-Level Amputees: Is It Worth the Effort?

Salminger, Stefan; Sturma, Agnes; Roche, Aidan D.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 144(6):1037e-1043e, December 2019.

Best Peripheral Nerve Paper

Strategies for Reconstruction of the Plantar Surface of the Foot: A Systematic Review of the Literature

Crowe, Christopher S.; Cho, Daniel Y.; Kneib, Cameron J.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 143(4):1223-1244, April 2019.

Best Lower Extremity Reconstruction Paper

Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity: A Narrative Literature Review and Clinical Update on Prevention, Diagnosis, and Management

Gitman, Marina; Fettiplace, Michael R.; Weinberg, Guy L.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 144(3):783-795, September 2019.

Best Special Topic Paper

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.

Best United States Paper

New Insights on Lipedema: The Enigmatic Disease of the Peripheral Fat

Bauer, Anna-Theresa; von Lukowicz, Dominik; Lossagk, Katrin; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 144(6):1475-1484, December 2019.

Best International Paper

Gluteal Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma

Mendes, José Jr; Mendes Maykeh, Vinicius A.; Frascino, Luiz Fernando; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 144(3):610-613, September 2019.

Honorable Mention- Best Ideas & Innovations Paper