December 2019 - Volume 144 - Issue 6
pp: 1257-1513,960e-1138e

Original Articles


Infections following Immediate Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction: A Case-Control Study over 11 Years

Banuelos, Joseph; Sabbagh, M. Diya; Roh, Si-Gyun; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 144(6):1270-1277, December 2019.

Systematic Review of the Impact of Acellular Dermal Matrix on Aesthetics and Patient Satisfaction in Tissue Expander-to-Implant Breast Reconstructions

DeLong, Michael R.; Tandon, Vickram J.; Farajzadeh, Matthew; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 144(6):967e-974e, December 2019.

Ideas and Innovations



Original Articles


Ideas and Innovations


Special Topic




Original Articles



Original Articles


Frustration and Emotional Regulation in Nonsyndromic Craniosynostosis: A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study

Wu, Robin T.; Yang, Jenny F.; Zucconi, William; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 144(6):1371-1383, December 2019.


Head and Neck: Original Articles


Trunk: Original Articles


Lower Extremity: Original Articles




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Creator: Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Duration: 2:03

11% of women worldwide suffer from lipedema- a mysterious disease that causes fat to accumulate disproportionately in the extremities, leaving them with trunk-like legs, high levels of pain, tenderness, easy-bruising, and psychological stress.

In this video, Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Editor-in-Chief of "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery," discusses how plastic surgeons are using tumescent liposuction to treat this disease and improve patients’ quality of life.

Read the December 2019 PRS #PlasticSurgery article, "New Insights on Lipedema: The Enigmatic Disease of the Peripheral Fat" by Bauer, von Lukowicz, Lossagk, Aitzetmueller, Moog, Cerny, Erne, Schmauss, Duscher, and Machens.

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; body contouring; cosmetic; liposuction; migraines; reconstructive surgery; lipedema; hypertension; obesity; tumescent liposuction; chronic disease; peripheral fat; swollen legs; extremities;

Creator: Kyle Chepla, MD
Duration: 3:27

Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC’s "The Tonight Show" brought national attention to "ring avulsion" injuries in 2015 when he described the accident that nearly cost him his finger and the plastic surgeons who saved it.

In this video, Kyle Chepla, MD discusses this uncommon but possible injury and a new article on the topic, "The Impact of Microsurgery on the Treatment of Ring Avulsion Injuries" by Chiu, Matthew, and Patel, which appears in the December 2019 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Volume 144 Issue 6.

Keywords: plastic surgery; #plasticsurgery; ring avulsion; hand; injury; microsurgery; damage; finger; hand surgery;

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Duration: 1:43

In reconstructing or augmenting breasts, an aesthetically-pleasing outcome is important. But how do men and women judge a breast’s attractiveness? In this video, Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Editor-in-Chief of "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery," discusses how eye-tracking technology can provide valuable data on the visual perception of breast symmetry and aesthetics.

Read the December 2019 PRS #PlasticSurgery article, "Analysis of the Visual Perception of Female Breast Aesthetics and Symmetry: An Eye-Tracking Study" by Pietruski, W. Paskal, A. Paskal, Jaworowski, Paluch, and Noszczyk.

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; breast; cosmetic; evidence based medicine; new technologies; breast surgery; outcomes; patient satisfaction; breast reconstruction; qualitive research; breast; eye-tracking; visual perception; breast esthetics; research; gaze patterns; breast symmetry; breast attractiveness;

Creator: Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Duration: 1:52

In this video, Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Editor-in-Chief of "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery," discusses whether patients’ personality traits, psychiatric states, or decision-making styles can predict satisfaction following facial plastic surgery.

Read the December 2019 PRS #PlasticSurgery article, "How Patient Decision-Making Characteristics Affect Satisfaction in Facial Plastic Surgery: A Prospective Pilot Study" by Oliver, Menapace, Staab, Friedman, Recker, and Hamilton.

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; facial palsy; facial surgery; patient characteristics; special topic; physician patient communication; practice management; psychosocial; anxiety; depression; maximizers; satisficers; personality traits; survey; questionnaires; facial plastic surgery; illness anxiety; pre-operative;

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Creator: Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery
Duration: 19:56
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery December 2019, Volume 144, Issue 6;

Liposculpture and fat transfer is the preferred method of buttock augmentation on those female patients who have excess amounts of fat in the lower back, waist and/or abdominal area. This interactive surgical video explores the procedure for male and female patients.

Part 3 of 3.

Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery.

Keywords: Cosmetic; aesthetic; plastic surgery; liposuction; lipoplasty; cosmetic surgery; gluteal augmentation

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Creator: Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery
Duration: 18:40
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery December 2019, Volume 144, Issue 6;

Liposculpture and fat transfer is the preferred method of buttock augmentation on those female patients who have excess amounts of fat in the lower back, waist and/or abdominal area. This interactive surgical video explores the procedure for male and female patients.

Part 2 of 3.

Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery.

Keywords: Cosmetic; aesthetic; plastic surgery; liposuction; lipoplasty; cosmetic surgery; gluteal augmentation

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Creator: Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery
Duration: 19:33
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery December 2019, Volume 144, Issue 6;

Liposculpture and fat transfer is the preferred method of buttock augmentation on those female patients who have excess amounts of fat in the lower back, waist and/or abdominal area. This interactive surgical video explores the procedure for male and female patients.

Part 1 of 3.

Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery.Keywords: Cosmetic; aesthetic; plastic surgery; liposuction; lipoplasty; cosmetic surgery; gluteal augmentation

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Creator: Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery
Duration: 13:46
Journal: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery December 2019, Volume 144, Issue 6;

Liposculpture and fat transfer is the preferred method of buttock augmentation on those female patients who have excess amounts of fat in the lower back, waist and/or abdominal area. This lecture explores the procedure for the male and female patient.

Baker Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery.

Keywords: Cosmetic; aesthetic; plastic surgery; liposuction; lipoplasty; cosmetic surgery; gluteal augmentation; buttocks;

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Duration: 0:46

Alaplasty with diamond wedge excision and closure of nasal floor.* From "Reply: Alar Cinching with Subcutaneous Flaps: A Procedure to Achieve Narrowing of the Nasal Base while Controlling the Alar Axis and Sidewall Curvature." Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: December 2019 - 144 (I6).

Keywords: XX; YY; ZZ

*note, this should be different than the call-out language (ie, don’t begin with "See Video" or "Video 1")