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March 2016 - Volume 137 - Issue 3
pp: 749-1081,502e-659e

Original Articles


Quality of Life and Patient-Reported Outcomes in Breast Cancer Survivors: A Multicenter Comparison of Four Abdominally Based Autologous Reconstruction Methods

Macadam, Sheina A.; Zhong, Toni; Weichman, Katie; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 137(3):758-771, March 2016.

Epidural Combined with General Anesthesia versus General Anesthesia Alone in Patients Undergoing Free Flap Breast Reconstruction

Lou, Feifei; Sun, Zhirong; Huang, Naisi; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 137(3):502e-509e, March 2016.

Outcomes Article


Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Breast Reconstruction Options in the Setting of Postmastectomy Radiotherapy Using the BREAST-Q

Razdan, Shantanu N.; Cordeiro, Peter G.; Albornoz, Claudia R.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 137(3):510e-517e, March 2016.


Original Articles


A Randomized Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Lidocaine-Containing Monophasic Hyaluronic Acid Filler for Nasolabial Folds

Joo, Hong Jin; Woo, Young Jun; Kim, Jung Eun; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 137(3):799-808, March 2016.

Global Aesthetics Consensus: Botulinum Toxin Type A—Evidence-Based Review, Emerging Concepts, and Consensus Recommendations for Aesthetic Use, Including Updates on Complications

Sundaram, Hema; Signorini, Massimo; Liew, Steven; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 137(3):518e-529e, March 2016.

Special Topic



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Head and Neck: Special Topic


Prospective Analysis of Payment per Hour in Head and Neck Reconstruction: Fiscally Feasible or Futile?

Smith, Benjamin D.; Chandler, Ashley R.; Braswell, Anthony; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 137(3):980-984, March 2016.

Head and Neck: Original Article


Deciphering the Sensitivity and Specificity of the Implantable Doppler Probe in Free Flap Monitoring

Chang, Edward I.; Ibrahim, Amir; Zhang, Hong; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 137(3):971-976, March 2016.

Head and Neck: Ideas and Innovations


Trunk: Original Articles


Trunk: Special Topic


Lower Extremity: Original Article


Lower Extremity: Ideas and Innovations




Technology & Innovations


Educators Series


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Creator: Karol A. Gutowski, MD, FACS
Duration: 3:56
In this video, Karol A. Gutowski, MD, FACS discusses the article “Epidural Combined with General Anesthesia versus General Anesthesia Alone in Patients Undergoing Free Flap Breast Reconstruction” by Lou, et al., appearing in the March 2016 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Volume 137 Issue 3. Keywords: Breast reconstruction; Free flap; Epidural anesthesia; General anesthesia;
Creator: Samuel LIn
Duration: 1:03
Video 1 is an example video of continuous Digital Light Processing (cDLP) 3D printing technology creating dental surgical guides. Keywords: Special Topic; 3D Printing; Technology;
Creator: Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Duration: 4:53

In this edition of Plastic Surgery Hot Topics, Editor-in-Chief of "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery," Rod J. Rohrich, discusses 3 different hot topic articles from the March 2016 issue. The first Hot Topic article looks at quality of life for 4 different abdominally based breast reconstruction after cancer as reported by the patient. The second article examines whether cleft repair with nasoaveolor molding or without is better based on surgeon and caregiver reported outcomes. The final hot topic from February’s issue looks at the past, present and future impact of 3D printing in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Volume 137, Issue 3.

“Quality of Life and Patient-Reported Outcomes in Breast Cancer Survivors: A Multicenter Comparison of Four Abdominally Based Autologous Reconstruction Methods” by Macadam et al; “Surgeon’s and Caregivers’ Appraisals of Primary Cleft Lip Treatment with and without Nasoalveolar Molding: A Prospective Multicenter Pilot Study” by Broder et al; “The Current Role of Three-Dimensional Printing in Plastic Surgery” by Kamali et al. All content is available at http://prsjournal.com

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. Keywords: Breast reconstruction; Quality of life; Cleft palate; 3D printing;
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Creator: J. Peter Rubin
Duration: 1:56
Video 1 demonstrates the technical maneuvers for successful marking and resection of a vertical abdominoplasty. © J. Peter Rubin 2016. Keywords: Cosmetic; Body Contouring; Abdominoplasty; Weight loss;
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