March 2014 - Volume 133 - Issue 3 : Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

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March 2014 - Volume 133 - Issue 3
pp: 463-762,247e-447e

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Transplantation of the LGR6+ Epithelial Stem Cell into Full-Thickness Cutaneous Wounds Results in Enhanced Healing, Nascent Hair Follicle Development, and Augmentation of Angiogenic Analytes

Lough, Denver M.; Yang, Mei; Blum, Anthony; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 133(3):579-590, March 2014.

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Outcomes Article

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Three-Dimensional Computed Tomography Reveals Different Donor-Site Deformities in Adult and Growing Microtia Patients Despite Total Subperichondrial Costal Cartilage Harvest and Donor-Site Reconstruction

Wallace, Christopher Glenn; Mao, Hsiao-Yan; Wang, Chao-Jan; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 133(3):640-651, March 2014.

Head and Neck: Original Articles

Head and Neck: Video Plus

Trunk: Original Articles

The Impact of Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy with Instillation Compared with Standard Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy: A Retrospective, Historical, Cohort, Controlled Study

Kim, Paul J.; Attinger, Christopher E.; Steinberg, John S.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 133(3):709-716, March 2014.

Trunk: Ideas and Innovations

Lower Extremity: Original Article

Soft-Tissue Coverage of the Elbow

Brunetti, Beniamino; Tenna, Stefania; Aveta, Achille; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 133(3):435e-437e, March 2014.

Managing Malignant Melanoma

Gigliofiorito, Pierluigi; Segreto, Francesco; Piombino, Luca; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 133(3):437e-438e, March 2014.

Creator: Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Duration: 3:52

Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Editor-in-Chief of "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery" highlights 3 articles which discuss the economics of breast and trunk reconstruction. He summarizes the authors’ findings on potential cost savings in plastic and reconstructive surgery despite growing healthcare costs. Volume 133, Issue 3.

“Economic implications of recent trends in U.S. immediate autologous breast reconstruction” by Matros et al; "The benefit of epidurals in abdominal wall reconstruction (AWR): an analysis of outcomes and cost" by Fischer et al; "Comparative Analysis of 18-Month Outcomes and Costs of Breast Reconstruction Flap Procedures " by Israeli et al.

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. Keywords: Breast reconstruction; Abdominal wall reconstruction; Economics; Cost;