American Association of Plastic Surgeons

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Autologous Fat Grafting in Teens: A Simple and Effective Way to Achieve Facial Balance
Frederick Lukash, MD, FACS, FAAP1, Munique Maia, MD2.
1Long Island Plastic Surgical Group, Garden City, NY, USA, 2Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center- Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
The Impact of Juvederm on the Public's Perception of a Patient's Attractiveness and Personality Traits
Rachel Gray, BS., Stephen Lu, MD., Charles Thorne, MD., Neil Tanna, MD.
Division of Plastic Surgery at Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra Northwell, Hempstead, NY, USA.
A Systematic Review Of Nasal Augmentation Implants: ePTFE (Gore-tex) Versus Silicone
Han L. Hoang, MD, Michael Januszyk, MD, PhD, J Brian Boyd, MD.
University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Therapeutic Fat Injection: a Novel and Effective Treatment for Patients with Recalcitrant Migraine Headache Symptoms
Navid Pourtaheri, M.D., Ph.D, Bahman Guyuron, MD, FACS.
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, USA.
The Frequency of Periorbital Asymmetry
Ji H. Son, MD, John Chao, BS, Bahman Guyuron, MD.
University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA.
Surgical Treatment of Gynecomastia Improves Quality of Life in Adolescents and Young Men
Joseph M. Firriolo, MD, Laura C. Nuzzi, BA, Carolyn M. Pike, MPH, John G. Meara, MD, DMD, Brian I. Labow, MD.
Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
Safety Of Routine Post-operative Ketorolac Use In Patients Undergoing Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction
Cameron J. Kneib, BS1, Hyeyoun Elise Min, MD1, Suzette G. Miranda, MD2, David W. Mathes, MD3, Alexander J. Gougoutas, MD1.
1Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, 2Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA, 3Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA.
In-vitro Testing of Bacterial Attachment and Biofilm Formation on Different Breast Implant Outer Shell Surfaces
Garth James, PhD1, Laura Boegli, BS.1, John Hancock, BSME2, Brian M. Kinney, MD3.
1Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, USA, 2Establishment Labs, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, 3University of Southern California, Beverly Hills, CA, USA.
Postoperative Upper Extremity Function in Implant and Autologous Breast Reconstruction
Brandon Alba, BA, Benjamin Schultz, MD, Lei Alexander Qin, BA, Danielle Cohen, BA, Matthew DelMauro, MD, Soyouen Ahn, DPT, Adam Perry, MD, Armen Kasabian, MD, Neil Tanna, MD.
Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Northwell Health, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, Lake Success, NY, USA.
A Paradigm Shift In Implant-based Breast Reconstruction: An Outcomes Analysis In Prepectoral Versus Subpectoral Reconstruction
Sarah Persing, MD, MPH1, Catherine J. Sinnott, MD2, Mary Pronovost, MD, MSN3, Christine Hodyl, DO3, Robin Wu, BS4, Anke Ott-Young, MD, PhD3.
1Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, USA, 2Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY, USA, 3Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport, CT, USA, 4Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA.
Gender-affirming Chest Surgery in Transgender Adolescents and Young Adults: Technical and Ethical Considerations
Jessica A. Lee, MD1, Joseph E. Losee, MD, FACS, FAAP2, Lorelei J. Grunwaldt, MD, FACS, FAAP2.
1University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
Home Versus Clinic Tissue Expansion in Children: Comparative Analysis of Outcomes and Complications
Donald B. Johnson, MD, Brittany Lapin, Ph.D, Bruce S. Bauer, MD.
NorthShore University HealthSystem, Northbrook, IL, USA.
Soft Palate Dysfunction in Children with Microtia
Claire V. van Hovell tot Westerflier, MD, PhD Student, John F. Reinisch, MD.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Mandible Fractures Undergoing Transfer Rarely Require Acute Intervention
Charles C. Jehle, Jr., M.D., Sun Hsieh, M.D., Marten N. Basta, M.D., Vinay Rao, M.D., Damon McIntire, B.A., Albert S. Woo, M.D.
Brown University at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA.
Closed Reduction of Nasal Fractures in the Emergency Department: Success or Failure?
Damon McIntire, B.A., Charles C. Jehle, Jr., M.D., Marten N. Basta, M.D., Albert S. Woo, M.D.
Brown University at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA.
Confirming the Safety of Outpatient Cleft Lip and Nasal Repair: To Admit or Not to Admit - That is the Cleft Lip Question
Artur Fahradyan, MD1, Izabela Galdyn, MD2, Beina Azadgoli, MS3, Michaela Tsuha, BS1, Mark M. Urata, MD, DDS1, Stacey H. Francis, MD4.
1Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, USA, 3Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 4Sothern California Permanente Medical Group, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Digital Simulation in Plastic Surgery Training: A Prospective, Randomized, Blinded Trial of a Surgical Simulator
Natalie M. Plana, BA, William J. Rifkin, BA, Rami S. Kantar, MD, Joshua A. David, BS, Samantha Mahlia, BA, J. Rodrigo Diaz-Siso, MD, Eduardo D. Rodriguez, MD, DDS, Roberto L. Flores, MD.
NYU Langone Health, New York, NY, USA.
Less is More: Minimizing Narcotics Using a Multimodal Pain Regimen Improves Patient Reported Pain Scores
Brian Bassiri-Tehrani, MD, Itay Wiser, MD, Irena Karanetz, MD, Michael Marchese, MD, Oren Z. Lerman, MD.
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA.
Antitumorigenic Effect of Deferoxamine on Human Head and Neck Cancer Cell Proliferation
Alexis Donneys, MD, Jeremy V. Lynn, N/A, Kevin Urlaub, BS, Halil S. Uygur, MD, Jessie Hoxie, N/A, Lauren Buchman, N/A, Alicia Snider, MD, Kavitha Ranganathan, MD, Noah Nelson, BS, Chitra Subramanian, PhD, MBA, Mark Cohen, MD, Steven R. Buchman, MD.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
Neurofibroma Of The Mandibular Division Of The Trigeminal Nerve
McKay McKinnon, MD.
Lurie Children's Hospital, St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA.
Long-Term Experience with Multiple Free Tissue Transfer for Head and Neck Reconstruction
Lawrence O. Lin, BSME, Edward I. Chang, MD, FACS, Matthew M. Hanasono, MD, FACS.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.
Revisiting Reconstruction of Posterior Mandible Defects in the Modern Era of CAD/CAM Technology
Stefanos Boukovalas, M.D.1, Edward I. Chang, M.D., F.A.C.S.2, Jun Liu, M.D., PhD2, Rene D. Largo, M.D.2, Patrick B. Garvey, M.D., F.A.C.S.2, Matthew M. Hanasono, M.D., F.A.C.S.2.
1The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA, 2The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.
Outcomes for Combined VLNT and LVA in the Treatment of Lymphedema
Rebecca M. Garza, M.D., Joshua Falk, M.A., David W. Chang, M.D.
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.
Do Microsurgical Outcomes Differ Based on Which Specialty Does the Operation? An Analysis of 6,617 Cases from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
Jacques X. Zhang, MD, Melissa Wan, BSc, Yichuan Ding, PhD, Yiwen Jin, BSc, Mahesh Nagarajan, MSc, MA, PhD, Marija Bucevska, MD, Douglas J. Courtemanche, MD MS FRCSC, Jugpal Arneja, MD, FRCSC.
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Chronic Clinico-Pathologic Changes in Skin of Face Transplant Recipients
Sotirios Tasigiorgos, MD1, George Murphy, MD1, Nicco Krezdorn, MD2, Elazer Edelman, MD, PhD3, Luccie Wo, MD1, Branislav Kollar, MD1, Ericka M. Bueno, PhD1, Christine G. Lian, MD1, Bohdan Pomahac, MD1.
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, 2Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany, 3Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, USA.
Professionalism and Social Media: Public Visibility of Plastic Surgeons on Facebook
Sarah E. Sasor, MD1, Julia A. Cook, MD1, Peter J. Nicksic, BA1, Stephen P. Duquette, MD1, William A. Wooden, MD1, Sunil S. Tholpady, MD, PhD1, Michael W. Chu, MD2.
1Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA, 2Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Cross-Sex Face Transplantation: Pre-clinical Data to Support Expanding the Facial Allograft Donor Pool
Michael Sosin, M.D., Daniel J. Ceradini, M.D., Alexes Hazen, M.D., Jamie P. Levine, M.D., David A. Staffenberg, M.D., Pierre B. Saadeh, M.D., Roberto L. Flores, M.D., Lawrence E. Brecht, M.D., G Leslie Bernstein, M.P.A., Eduardo D. Rodriguez, M.D., D.D.S..
NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.
Aging-associated Loss Of Hypoxia Signaling Limits Skeletal Muscle Regeneration
Indranil Sinha, MD1, Dharaniya Sakthivel, MS1, Kristo Nuutila, PhD1, Shalender Bhasin, MD1, Amy Wagers, PhD2.
1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA, 2Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA.
Dermal Lymphatic Flow Pattern in Rat Hind Limb Chronic Lymphatic Dysfunction Model
Vahe Fahradyan, MD, Edoardo Dalla Pozza, MD, Grzegorz Kwiecien, MD, Cagri Cakmakoglu, MD, Maria Madajka, PhD, Bahar Bassiri Gharb, MD, PhD, Graham Schwarz, MD.
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.
Intra-lesional Collagenase Injection In Improving The Function And Texture Of Contracted Scar: An Innovative Minimal-invasive Treatment
Shuang-Bai Zhou, M.D., Ph.D., Bojun Tan, M.D., Ph.D., Kai Liu, M.D., Ph.D., Xie Yun, M.D., Ph.D., Qing-Feng Liu, MD., Ph.D..
Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China.
Salvage of Venous Congested Muscle Flaps Using Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
Ryan Rebowe, MD, Nicholas Walker, MD, Malcolm W. Marks, MD, Louis Argenta, MD, Michael Morykwas, MD, Ivo A. Pestana, MD.
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC, USA.
Tolerance Inducing Therapy of Human Multi-Chimeric Cells for Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation.
Joanna Cwykiel, MS, George Rafidi, BS, Maria Siemionow, MD, PhD, DSc.
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.
The Superior Deltoid Perforator Flap- Anatomical Understanding And Clinical Application
Richard J. Ross, MBBS, PhD, Eldon Mah, FRACS.
St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.
Soft Tissue Reconstruction Following Sacral Neoplasm Resection: The UCSF Experience
Jacquelyn A. Withers, B.S., Merisa Piper, M.D., Rachel Lentz, M.D., William Hoffman, M.D., Hani Sbitany, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Targeted Muscle Reinnervation (TMR) for Treatment and Prevention of Neuroma and Phantom Limb Pain
Ian L. Valerio, MD1, Lauren Mioton, MD2, Byers Bowen, MD1, Sumanas Jordan, MD1, William J. Ertl, MD3, George P. Nanos III, MD4, Scott M. Tintle, MD4, Benjamin K. Potter, MD4, Jason M. Souza, MD4, Jason H. Ko, MD2, Gregory A. Dumanian, MD2.
1The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA, 2Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA, 3Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA, 4Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, USA.
The Impact of Diabetes on Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction Outcomes: An Analysis of 106,210 Patients
William J. Rifkin, BA, Rami S. Kantar, MD, Michael J. Cammarata, BS, Joshua A. David, BS, Stelios C. Wilson, MD, J. Rodrigo Diaz-Siso, MD, Alyssa R. Golas, MD, Jamie P. Levine, MD, Daniel J. Ceradini, MD.
Hansj÷rg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery, NYU Langone Health, New York, NY, USA.
Preoperative Planning for Lymphaticovenous Anastomosis with Indocyanine Green Lymphography and Magnetic Resonance Lymphangiography
Laura K. Tom, MD, Xavier Alomar, MD, Juan Carlos Clavero, MD, Jaume MasiÓ, MD, PhD, Gemma Pons i PlayÓ, MD, PhD.
Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain.
Tumescent-Based Radical Excision Technique of Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Amy Hui, BS.
LSU School of Medicine - New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, USA.
Primary Targeted Muscle Reinnervation to Prevent Neuroma and Phantom Limb Pain in Lower Extremity Amputee
J Byers Bowen, MD, MS, Daniel I. Ruter, B.S., Ian L. Valerio, MD, MS, MBA, FACS.
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA.
Mohs Surgery and Reconstruction for Digit Melanoma: Analysis of Techniques and Post-Operative Limb Function
Jason D. Wink, MD, Irfan Rhemtulla, MD, William Fix, BA, Fabiola Enriquez, BA, Jaclyn Mauch, BA, John Barbieri, MD, Christopher J. Miller, MD, Benjamin Chang, MD, Ines Lin, MD, Stephen J. Kovach, MD.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA.