October 2020 - Volume 146 - Issue 4
pp: 719-944,400e-529e

Original Articles


Ideas and Innovations


Breast Reconstruction Using a Three-Dimensional Absorbable Mesh Scaffold and Autologous Fat Grafting: A Composite Strategy Based on Tissue-Engineering Principles

Rehnke, Robert D.; Schusterman, M. Asher II; Clarke, John M.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 146(4):409e-413e, October 2020.

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Business & Practice Management


Special Topics


Guiding Strategies for the Future of Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation: A Systematic Review of Organ Donation Campaigns

Mills, Emily; Felsenheld, Julia H.; Berman, Zoe P.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 146(4):922-934, October 2020.





Breast Surgery in the Time of Global Pandemic: Benefits of Same-Day Surgery for Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Mastectomy with Immediate Reconstruction during COVID-19

Perez-Alvarez, Idanis M.; Bartholomew, Alex J.; King, Caroline A.; More

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 146(4):522e-523e, October 2020.




Creator: Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Duration: 7:00

In this video, Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Editor-in-Chief of "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery," interviews G. Ian Taylor, AO, MD, to discuss his team’s new eye-opening study on the anatomy of the face and its implications for the outcomes, efficacy, and safety of cosmetic facial filler procedures.

Read the October 2020 PRS #PlasticSurgery article, "The Functional Anatomy of the Ophthalmic Angiosome and Its Implications in Blindness as a Complication of Cosmetic Facial Filler Procedures" by Taylor, Shoukath, Gascoigne, et al. Find it on PRSJournal.com.

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 fillers; blindness; cosmetic surgery; cosmetic facial fillers; arteries; vessels; vessel pathways; anatomy;Ophthalmic angiosomes; facial artery; choke anastomose; ophthalmic artery; embolism; facial filler injections

Creator: Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Duration: 5:37

In this video, Rod J. Rohrich, MD (Editor-in-Chief of "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery") and Brian I. Labow, MD explore what congenital/developmental breast asymmetry is and how surgery to correct it affects young women’s quality of life.

Read the October 2020 PRS #PlasticSurgery article, "The Effect of Surgical Treatment on the Quality of Life of Young Women with Breast Asymmetry: A Longitudinal, Cohort Study" by Nuzzi, Firriolo, Pike, et al. Find it on PRSJournal.com.

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 surgery; asymmetry breast; cohort study; surgical treatment; breast asymmetry; mental health; young women; female cohorts; survey measures; unilateral breasts; Adolescences;

Creator: Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Duration: 6:01

In this video, Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Editor-in-Chief of "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery," interviews Heather Furnas, MD to discuss many aspects of labiaplasty, including the procedure’s safety, how to find the right plastic surgeon, and expected outcomes.

Read the October 2020 PRS #PlasticSurgery article, "Safety in Female Genital Plastic Surgery" by Furnas, Graw, Cho, et al. Find it on PRSJournal.com.

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Keywords: plastic surgery; #PRSHotTopic; labiaplasty; female genital surgery; surgical safety; vaginoplasty; cosmetic surgery; reconstructive surgery;

Creator: Anand Raj Kumar, MD
Duration: 2:17

In this video, Anand Raj Kumar, MD discusses "Thresholds for Safety of Cleft Lip Surgery in Premature Infants" by Kalmar, Patel, Humphries, Vu, Zimmerman, Swanson, and Taylor, which appears in the October 2020 issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Volume 146 Issue 4.

Keywords: plastic surgery; #plasticsurgery; cleft lip; cleft palate; children; craniofacial; pediatrics; bilateral cleft lip; unilateral cleft lip; infants; cleft lip repair;

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Creator: Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Duration: 2:14

Video demonstrates facial fat augmentation in the periorbital regions using fractionated fat. From "Facial Fat Augmentation Finesse". Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: October 2020 – 146(4)

Keywords: facial fat graft; facial fat augmentation; Facial Rejuvenation

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Creator: Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Duration: 0:21

Video demonstrates facial fat augmentation of the ear lobules. From "Facial Fat Augmentation Finesse". Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: October 2020 – 146(4)

Keywords: facial fat graft; facial fat augmentation; Facial Rejuvenation

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Creator: Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Duration: 2:38

Video demonstrates facial fat augmentation in the temporal/forehead regions. From "Facial Fat Augmentation Finesse". Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: October 2020 – 146(4)

Keywords: facial fat graft; facial fat augmentation; Facial Rejuvenation

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Creator: Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Duration: 0:56

Video demonstrates facial fat augmentation in the chin/mandibular border. From "Facial Fat Augmentation Finesse". Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: October 2020 – 146(4)

Keywords: facial fat graft; facial fat augmentation; Facial Rejuvenation

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Creator: Rod J. Rohrich, MD
Duration: 2:15

Video demonstrates facial fat augmentation in the malar region. From "Facial Fat Augmentation Finesse". Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: October 2020 – 146(4)

Keywords: facial fat graft; facial fat augmentation; Facial Rejuvenation

Creator: Osvaldo Saldanha, MD, PhD
Duration: 4:46

Video shows Preoperatory markings on a patient. From "Lipoabdominoplasty With Anatomical Definition". Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: October 2020 – 146(4).

Keywords: lipoabdominoplasty; Abdominoplasty; Body Contouring; abdominal wall; Aspiration lipectomy

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Creator: Rene D. Largo, MD, John W. Shuck, MD
Duration: 4:53

Video demonstrates the lateral forearm flap harvest. From "Free Lateral Forearm Flap in Head and Neck Reconstruction: An Attractive Alternative to the Radial Forearm Flap." Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: October 2020 - 146(4)

Keywords: Plastic Surgery; Humans; head; Neck; Surgical Flaps; reconstructive surgical procedure; Forearm; retrospective studies; microsurgery; reconstructive surgery; free flap; lateral forearm flap, distal lateral arm, radial forearm

Creator: Linlang Suo, M.D.; Jiaqi Li, M.D.; Rao Fu, M.D.; Yun Xie, M.D.; Ru-Lin Huang, Ph.D., M.D.
Duration: 5:52

This video demonstrates the general protocol of the 4-step technique for creating different double-eyelid crease shapes. From "A Four-Step Technique for Creating Different Double-Eyelid Crease Shapes: A Free-Style Design" Plastic and Reconstructive: October 2020 - 146(4).

Keywords: Blepharoplasty; Epicanthoplasty; Supratarsal crease; Epicanthal fold; Asian eyelids

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Creator: Heather Furnas
Duration: 6:01

This video demonstrates clinical cases of female genital plastic surgery. From "Safety in Female Genital Plastic Surgery". October 2020 – 146 (4). CME.

Keywords: vaginoplasty, female genital

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Creator: Heather Furnas
Duration: 4:30

This video demonstrates wedge labiaplasty. From "Safety in Female Genital Plastic Surgery". October 2020 – 146 (4). CME.

Keywords: vaginoplasty, female genital

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Creator: Heather Furnas
Duration: 4:36

This video demonstrates trim labiaplasty and clitoral hood reduction. From "Safety in Female Genital Plastic Surgery". October 2020 – 146 (4). CME.

Keywords: vaginoplasty, female genital

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Creator: Heather Furnas
Duration: 4:41

This video demonstrates trim labiaplasty and clitoral hood reduction. From "Safety in Female Genital Plastic Surgery". October 2020 – 146 (4). CME.

Keywords: vaginoplasty, female genital

Creator: Dr. Andrew L. Da Lio
Duration: 3:05

Video demonstrates the steps of the Central Mound breast reduction technique, including excision patterns and internal mastopexy sutures. From "The Central Mound Pedicle: A Safe and Effective Technique for Reduction Mammaplasty". Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: October 2020 – 146(4)

Keywords: Reduction Mammaplasty, Central Pedicle, Surgical Technique, Breast