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October 2016 - Volume 138 - Issue 4
pp: 751-958,575e-789e

Outcomes Article


Original Article


Original Articles


Predictors of Complications and Comparison of Outcomes Using SurgiMend Fetal Bovine and AlloDerm Human Cadaveric Acellular Dermal Matrices in Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction

Ricci, Joseph A.; Treiser, Matthew D.; Tao, Ran; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 138(4):583e-591e, October 2016.

Reducing Decisional Conflict and Enhancing Satisfaction with Information among Women Considering Breast Reconstruction following Mastectomy: Results from the BRECONDA Randomized Controlled Trial

Sherman, Kerry A.; Shaw, Laura-Kate E.; Winch, Caleb J.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 138(4):592e-602e, October 2016.

Special Topic/Outcomes Article


A Comparison of Psychological Response, Body Image, Sexuality, and Quality of Life between Immediate and Delayed Autologous Tissue Breast Reconstruction: A Prospective Long-Term Outcome Study

Zhong, Toni; Hu, Jiayi; Bagher, Shaghayegh; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 138(4):772-780, October 2016.


Original Articles


Revision Vaginoplasty: A Comparison of Surgical Outcomes of Laparoscopic Intestinal versus Perineal Full-Thickness Skin Graft Vaginoplasty

Van der Sluis, Wouter B.; Bouman, Mark-Bram; Buncamper, Marlon E.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 138(4):793-800, October 2016.

Primary Total Laparoscopic Sigmoid Vaginoplasty in Transgender Women with Penoscrotal Hypoplasia: A Prospective Cohort Study of Surgical Outcomes and Follow-Up of 42 Patients

Bouman, Mark-Bram; van der Sluis, Wouter B.; Buncamper, Marlon E.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 138(4):614e-623e, October 2016.

Ideas and Innovations


Video+



Original Articles


Mechanically Isolated Stromal Vascular Fraction Provides a Valid and Useful Collagenase-Free Alternative Technique: A Comparative Study

Chaput, Benoit; Bertheuil, Nicolas; Escubes, Marina; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 138(4):807-819, October 2016.

Regulation of ADSC Osteoinductive Potential Using Notch Pathway Inhibition and Gene Rescue: A Potential On/Off Switch for Clinical Applications in Bone Formation and Reconstructive Efforts

Lough, Denver M.; Chambers, Christopher; Germann, Gunter; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 138(4):642e-652e, October 2016.

Special Topic



Outcomes Article


Comparative Effectiveness of Percutaneous Needle Aponeurotomy and Limited Fasciectomy for Dupuytren’s Contracture: A Multicenter Observational Study

Zhou, Chao; Selles, Ruud W.; Slijper, Harm P.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 138(4):837-846, October 2016.

Original Articles



Original Article


Outcomes Article


The Feasibility and Validity of PROMIS: A Novel Measure of Quality of Life among Children with Cleft Lip and Palate

Ranganathan, Kavitha; Shapiro, Danielle; Carlozzi, Noelle E.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 138(4):675e-681e, October 2016.

EBM Special Topic



Head and Neck: Original Articles


Head and Neck: Special Topic


Trunk: Original Articles


Lower Extremity: Original Articles


A New Approach for Reconstruction of Diabetic Foot Wounds Using the Angiosome and Supermicrosurgery Concept

Suh, Hyun Suk; Oh, Tae Suk; Lee, Ho Seung; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 138(4):702e-709e, October 2016.


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.


Women in Plastic Surgery


Educators Series


Educational Exposure to Transgender Patient Care in Plastic Surgery Training

Morrison, Shane D.; Chong, H. Jonathan; Dy, Geolani W.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 138(4):944-953, October 2016.

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Creator: John G. Hunter, MD, MMM
Duration: 4:45
In this video, Dr. John G. Hunter discusses two articles, "Primary Total Laparoscopic Sigmoid Vaginoplasty in Transgender Women with Penoscrotal Hypoplasia: A Prospective Cohort Study of Surgical Outcomes and Follow-Up of 42 Patients" by Bouman et al. and "Revision Vaginoplasty: A Comparison of Surgical Outcomes of Laparoscopic Intestinal versus Perineal Full-Thickness Skin Graft Vaginoplasty" by Van der Sluis et al. appearing in the October 2016 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Volume 138 Issue 4. Keywords: Cosmetc; Gender Confirmation Surgery; Vaginoplasty;Comparison;
Creator: Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Duration: 1:59

In this video, Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Editor-in-Chief of “Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery” discusses the dreaded “Turkey Neck” and how to go about correcting loose neck skin. But can anyone ever be rid of aging neck forever? Find out!

This article appears in the October 2016 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Volume 138 Issue 4, “Complete Platysma Transection in Neck Rejuvenation: A Critical Appraisal” By Pelle-Ceravolo et al.

. Keywords: Cosmetc; Neck lift; Platysma; Patient satisfaction;
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Creator: Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Duration: 1:54
In this video, Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Editor-in-Chief of “Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery” takes a look at a study that used the popular crowdsourcing technique to evaluate Cleft Lip and Palate patient outcomes. Do general public opinions match up to Plastic Surgeons? Find out here! This article appears in the October 2016 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Volume 138 Issue 4, “Crowdsourcing as a Novel Method to Evaluate Aesthetic Outcomes of Treatment for Unilateral Cleft Lip” By Tse et al. Keywords: Craniofacial; Pediatric; Cleft palate; Crowdsourcing; Cosmetic outcome;
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Creator: Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Duration: 1:55

In this video, Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Editor-in-Chief of “Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery” discusses snoring! If you or a loved one’s snoring is causing issues, watch this video to see if the problem may be Sleep Apnea—a serious health concern.

This article appears in the October 2016 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Volume 138 Issue 4, “Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults: The Role of Upper Airway and Facial Skeletal Surgery” By Garg et al.

. Keywords: Head and neck; Sleep apnea; Surgical management;
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Creator: Michel St-Cyr
Duration: 5:18
This video demonstrates a clinical case of the peroneal and posterior tibial artery perforator flap, respectively. Keywords: Microsurgery; Peroneal arterty; Surgical technique;
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Creator: Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery
Duration: 12:49
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery October 2016, Volume 138, Issue 4;
This surgery video discusses Dr. Mendieta’s technique in liposculpting and fat grafting to the buttock. A 3-dimensional approach to gluteal contouring. This procedure is about shape, form and - while it can be about size - the main directive is to sculpt and rejuvenate the buttock and body while creating a silhouette. Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery. Keywords: Cosmetc; Liposuction; Gluteal augmentation;
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Creator: Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery
Duration: 13:02
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery October 2016, Volume 138, Issue 4;
This surgery video discusses Dr. Mendieta’s technique in liposculpting and fat grafting to the buttock. A 3-dimensional approach to gluteal contouring. This procedure is about shape, form and - while it can be about size - the main directive is to sculpt and rejuvenate the buttock and body while creating a silhouette. Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery. Keywords: Cosmetc; Liposuction; Gluteal augmentation;
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Creator: Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery
Duration: 27:05
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery October 2016, Volume 138, Issue 4;
This lecture discusses a roadmap to gluteal contouring. It defines the surface anatomy of the buttock that helps guide us in understanding an area of the body that has been ignored for the history of our specialty. The lecture is extensive and will cement in your mind how to approach and understand gluteal sculpting. Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery. Keywords: Cosmetc; Liposuction; Gluteal augmentation;
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