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Nov 2020 PRSJournalClub: Perforator Flap Design; Venous Thromboembolism Risk; Medial Sural Artery Perforator Flap

  • Creator:   PRS Journal
  • Updated:   11/17/2020
  • Contains:  15 items
This collection contains articles selected by the Resident Ambassadors to the Editorial Board for the November 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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Creator: PRS Journal
Duration: 56:26
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery November 2020, Volume 146, Issue 5;
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 Evan Matros, MD, discuss the following articles from the November 2020 issue:

“Perforator Mapping of the Profunda Artery Perforator Flap: Anatomy and Clinical Experience” by Largo, Chu, Chang, et al.

“Correlation between Venous Thromboembolism Risk and Venous Congestion in Microvascular Reconstruction of the Lower Extremity” by Parham, Shen, Pennock, et al.

“The Medial Sural Artery Perforator Flap: Lessons Learned from 200 Consecutive Cases” by Deek, Hsiao, Do, et al.

Special Guest Evan Matros, MD, Associate Attending Surgeon and Director of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Associate Professor of Surgery at the Medical College of Cornell University.

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Application of Posterior Thigh Three-Dimensional Profunda Artery Perforator Perforasomes in Refining Next-Generation Flap Designs: Transverse, Vertical, and S-Shaped Profunda Artery Perforator Flaps

Mohan, Anita T.; Zhu, Lin; Sur, Yoo Joon; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 139(4):834e-845e, April 2017.

Classic Pairing

Creator: Nicholas Haddock and Sumeet Teotia
Duration: 4:40
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Video shows the Breast Reconstruction Profunda Artery Perforator (PAP). From “101 Consecutive Profunda Artery Perforator Flaps in Breast Reconstruction - Lessons Learned with Our Early Experience.” Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: August 2017 - 140 (2).

Keywords: PAP Flap; Breast Reconstruction; microsurgery; Profound Artery Perforator

The Medial Sural Artery Perforator Free Flap

Cavadas, Pedro C.; Sanz-Giménez-Rico, Juan R.; la Cámara, Arturo Gutierrez-de; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 108(6):1609-1615, November 2001.

Classic Pairing

The Concepts of Propeller, Perforator, Keystone, and Other Local Flaps and Their Role in the Evolution of Reconstruction

Mohan, Anita T.; Sur, Yoo Joon; Zhu, Lin; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 138(4):710e-729e, October 2016.

Classic Pairing

Creator: Michel St-Cyr
Duration: 0:30
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
This video demonstrates a clinical case of the pedicled DIEP flap for coverage of trochanteric defect. Keywords: Microsurgery; Medial sural flap; Medial gastrocnemius flap;

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.

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;