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April 2016 - Volume 137 - Issue 4
pp: 1083-1360,660e-770e

Original Articles


Impact of Prior Tissue Expander/Implant on Postmastectomy Free Flap Breast Reconstruction

Roostaeian, Jason; Yoon, Alfred P.; Ordon, Shannon; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 137(4):1083-1091, April 2016.

Does Increased Experience with Tissue Oximetry Monitoring in Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction Lead to Decreased Flap Loss? The Learning Effect

Koolen, Pieter G. L.; Vargas, Christina R.; Ho, Olivia A.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 137(4):1093-1101, April 2016.

Special Topics



Original Articles



Transcription Profile in Sporadic Multiple Symmetric Lipomatosis Reveals Differential Expression at the Level of Adipose Tissue–Derived Stem Cells

Prantl, Lukas; Schreml, Julia; Gehmert, Sebastian; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 137(4):1181-1190, April 2016.


Original Articles



Original Articles


Surgical Treatment of Facial Infantile Hemangiomas: An Analysis Based on Tumor Characteristics and Outcomes

Goldenberg, Dov C.; Hiraki, Patricia Y.; Marques, Tatiana Moura; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 137(4):1221-1231, April 2016.

Special Topic



Head and Neck: Original Articles


Head and Neck: Special Topic


Trunk: Original Article


Trunk: Special Topic


Trunk: Special Topic/Outcomes Article


Lower Extremity: Original Article




Outcomes Article


Technology & Innovations


Educators Series









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Creator: Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery
Duration: 15:17
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery April 2016, Volume 137, Issue 4;
This video demonstrates concepts in surgical rejuvenation of the aging face utilizing the Extended SMAS technique. Emphasis is placed on demonstrating anatomic concepts regarding the recognition of the facial fat compartments during subcutaneous dissection of the cheek, relevant anatomy pertinent to subsmas dissection, as well as technical concepts in platysmaplasty. The use of autologous fat injection to augment volume and blend aesthetic subunits is presented
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Creator: Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery
Duration: 15:38
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery April 2016, Volume 137, Issue 4;
This video demonstrates concepts in surgical rejuvenation of the aging face utilizing the Extended SMAS technique. Emphasis is placed on demonstrating anatomic concepts regarding the recognition of the facial fat compartments during subcutaneous dissection of the cheek, relevant anatomy pertinent to subsmas dissection, as well as technical concepts in platysmaplasty. The use of autologous fat injection to augment volume and blend aesthetic subunits is presented
Subscriber Access Only
Creator: Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery
Duration: 17:37
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery April 2016, Volume 137, Issue 4;
This video demonstrates concepts in surgical rejuvenation of the aging face utilizing the Extended SMAS technique. Emphasis is placed on demonstrating anatomic concepts regarding the recognition of the facial fat compartments during subcutaneous dissection of the cheek, relevant anatomy pertinent to subsmas dissection, as well as technical concepts in platysmaplasty. The use of autologous fat injection to augment volume and blend aesthetic subunits is presented
Creator: Karen Horton, MD
Duration: 6:54
In this video, Karen Horton, MD discusses the article “Current Trends and Controversies in Breast Augmentation” by Hidalgo, et al., appearing in the April 2016 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Volume 137 Issue 4. Keywords: Breast augmentation; Controversy; Technology; Common practice; Technique;
Creator: Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Duration: 3:14

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 April 2016 issue. The first Hot Topic asks if breast augmentation consent forms should include Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma risks. The second article studied whether or not Ibuprofen increased patients’ risk of bleeding.  The final hot topic from the April issue discusses the role of Plastic Surgeons in the military. Volume 137, Issue 4.

“Breast Implant Informed Consent Should Include the Risk of Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma” by Clemens et al; “Ibuprofen May Not Increase Bleeding Risk in Plastic Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis” by Kelley et al; “The Role of Military Plastic Surgeons in the Management of Modern Combat Trauma: An Analysis of 645 Cases” Maitland.

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