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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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;