October 2018 - Volume 142 - Issue 4
pp: 837-1107,434e-620e

Original Articles


The Functional Influence of Breast Implant Outer Shell Morphology on Bacterial Attachment and Growth

Jones, Phoebe; Mempin, Maria; Hu, Honghua; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(4):837-849, October 2018.

  • Journal Club
    Editor's Pick
    Podcast

The Influence of Physician Payments on the Method of Breast Reconstruction: A National Claims Analysis

Sheckter, Clifford C.; Panchal, Hina J.; Razdan, Shantanu N.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(4):434e-442e, October 2018.

  • Outcomes: Cost

Preoperative Multimodal Analgesia Decreases Postanesthesia Care Unit Narcotic Use and Pain Scores in Outpatient Breast Surgery

Barker, Jenny C.; DiBartola, Kaitlin; Wee, Corinne; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(4):443e-450e, October 2018.

  • Patient Safety CME
    Press Release

Ideas and Innovations


Special Topic



Original Articles


The Public Face of Rhinoplasty: Impact on Perceived Attractiveness and Personality

Lu, Stephen M.; Hsu, David T.; Perry, Adam D.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(4):881-887, October 2018.

  • Journal Club
    Watch Video
    Discussion
    Podcast

Abdominal Panniculectomy: Determining the Impact of Diabetes on Complications and Risk Factors for Adverse Events

Kantar, Rami S.; Rifkin, William J.; Wilson, Stelios C.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(4):462e-471e, October 2018.

  • Patient Safety CME
    Video Discussion

Ideas and Innovations


Special Topics


Influence of Massive Weight Loss on the Perception of Facial Age: The Facial Age Perceptions Cohort

Valente, Denis Souto; Braga da Silva, Jefferson; Cora Mottin, Claudio; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(4):481e-488e, October 2018.

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    Psychosocial Insights

Video+



Micro-RNA–Regulated Proangiogenic Signaling in Arteriovenous Loops in Patients with Combined Vascular and Soft-Tissue Reconstructions: Revisiting the Nutrient Flap Concept

Henn, Dominic; Abu-Halima, Masood; Falkner, Florian; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(4):489e-502e, October 2018.


Original Articles



Original Articles



Head and Neck: Original Articles


Interposition Vein Grafting in Head and Neck Free Flap Reconstruction

Maricevich, Marco; Lin, Lawrence O.; Liu, Jun; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(4):1025-1034, October 2018.

  • Journal Club
    Coding Perspective
    Podcast

Head and Neck: Special Topic


Trunk: Original Article


Trunk: Ideas and Innovations


Lower Extremity: Original Articles




Special Topics



Spotlight in Plastic Surgery

Phillips, Brett T.; Basta, Marten N.; Chandawarkar, Akash A.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(4):1104-1106, October 2018.



Gender-Confirmation Surgery Using the Pedicle Transverse Colon Flap for Vaginal Reconstruction: A Clinical Outcome and Sexual Function Evaluation Study

van Hövell tot Westerflier, Claire V. A.; Meijerink, Wilhelmus J. H. J.; Tuynman, Jurriaan B.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 142(4):605e-606e, October 2018.





Creator: Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery
Duration: 24:38
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery October 2018, Volume 142, Issue 4;

This lecture describes the technical aspects of using acellular dermal matrix (ADM) in the treatment of capsular contracture. Efficacy and disadvantages are discussed. An algorithm is provided to clarify the indications for ADM use.

Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery.

Keywords: Cosmetic; aesthetic; capsular contracture; acellular dermal matrix; ADM; breast; implant; anatomic; textured; breast implants; breast augmentation

Creator: Al Aly, MD
Duration: 2:39

"Abdominal Panniculectomy: Determining the Impact of Diabetes on Complications and Risk Factors for Adverse Events" by Kantar, Rifkin, Wilson et al. which appears in the October 2018 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Volume 142 Issue 4.

Keywords: plastic surgery; diabetes; tummy tuck; weight loss; abdominoplasty; risk factors; surgical wound infection; prevalence; smokers; bariatric surgery; weight loss surgery; obesity; lipectomy; infections; panniculectomy; body contouring; cosmetic; health; loose skin; fat; morbid obesity;

Creator: Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Duration: 2:36

In this video, Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Editor-in-Chief of "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery" explores the history of migraine surgery as far back as ancient Egypt to today.

Read the October 2018 PRS #PlasticSurgery article, "Surgical Treatment of Migraine Headache: Back to the Future" by Gfrerer, Raposio, Ortiz et al.

For consumer information on plastic surgery, and to find a board-certified plastic surgeon in your area visit http://plasticsurgery.org

Keywords: plastic surgery; #PRSHotTopic; history; migraines; physicians; healers; medics; headaches; turkey; migraine treatments; cauterization; vessels; head; instruments; migraine disorders; arteries; leeches; blood-letting; neuro; neuroscience; experimental; anomalies; surgical therapy; inflamed nerves; nerves; scalp; migraine surgery; anatomy; migraine headaches

Creator: Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Duration: 1:50

In this video, Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Editor-in-Chief of "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery" discusses how a nose job can change the way people view your attractiveness and personality.

Read the October 2018 PRS #PlasticSurgery article, "The Public Face of Rhinoplasty: Impact on Perceived Attractiveness and Personality" by Lu, Hsu, Perry et al.

For consumer information on plastic surgery, and to find a board-certified plastic surgeon in your area visit http://plasticsurgery.org

Keywords: plastic surgery; #PRSHotTopic; rhinoplasty; femininity; crowdsourcing; esthetics; face; beauty; symmetry; personality; nose; nose surgery; traits; characteristics; survey; nose job; appearance; cosmetic; young women; female;