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The Flip-Back Myocutaneous Advancement Flap for Periocular Reconstruction.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2019 Mar 18. Epub 2019 Mar 18.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida.

Purpose: To present a novel myocutaneous flap for anterior lamellar reconstruction.

Methods: Retrospective interventional case series of consecutive patients who underwent Mohs reconstruction using the flip-back flap. Operations were performed by a single surgeon (DTT) between January 2012 and May 2016. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/IOP.0000000000001377DOI Listing
March 2019
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Crescentic Modification to Island Pedicle Rotation Flaps for Defects of the Distal Nose.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb 18. Epub 2019 Feb 18.

Division of Dermatology. Department of Medicine, University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, VT.

Background: Island pedicle flaps based on a lateral sling of the nasalis have difficulty reaching distal nasal defects due to tethering of the muscle to its insertion point. The authors hypothesized that reach could be improved by modifying a crescentic flap to rotate around a pivot point equidistant to the flap and the defect.

Objective: To describe the design, execution, and results with a modified crescentic island pedicle rotation flap for repair of distal nasal defects after Mohs micrographic surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000001855DOI Listing
February 2019
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Double Opposing Triangular Flaps for Circular Skin Defects: Clinical Considerations.

Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2018 Nov 15;6(11):e2033. Epub 2018 Nov 15.

Operative Unit of Plastic Surgery & Burns, S. Eugenio-C.T.O Hospital, Piazzale dell'Umanesimo, 10, 00144 Rome, Italy.

Background: Dealing with circular lesions turns out to be a difficult task. Several techniques are aimed at working out the issue, and there are two main goals to achieve: less distortion of the adjacent tissue and sparing as much healthy tissue as possible.

Methods: Six patients have been selected in a period of 6 months, the skin lesions or reoperations entailed a residual round gap up to 5 cm as a diameter. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/GOX.0000000000002033DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6414096PMC
November 2018

Anatomical Considerations to Optimize Sensory Recovery in Breast Neurotization with Allograft.

Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2018 Nov 7;6(11):e1985. Epub 2018 Nov 7.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia, EU.

Background: Breast numbness is a recognized problem following mastectomy and subsequent reconstruction. Contemporary literature acknowledges the positive role of breast neurotization, but it is characterized by a variety of technical approaches and substantial heterogeneity with respect to the degree of recovered sensibility that remains suboptimal in comparison with other sensory nerve reconstructions. This study's purpose was to provide an anatomical basis for observed inconsistencies and therein provide a principle that can be used to develop a technical approach that will optimize sensory recovery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/GOX.0000000000001985DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6414125PMC
November 2018
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The Clinical Outcome of Perforator Based Sural Artery and Propeller Flaps in Reconstruction of Soft Tissue of Extremities.

World J Plast Surg 2019 Jan;8(1):3-11

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Vydehi Institute of Medical Science and Research Centre, Bangalore, India.

Background: The reconstructive options for the soft tissues in extremities present serious challenges due to thin non-expendable soft tissues and predisposition to massive edema formation, thus frequently requiring flap cover. This study was undertaken to assess the outcome of a modified version of the sural artery flap with that of propeller perforator flaps for the reconstruction of lower extremities, particularly the heel defects.

Methods: This prospective study was conducted on 40 consecutive patients, of which 20 treated with sural artery flap and another 20 with perforator based propeller flap cover for soft tissue reconstruction in extremities based on predefined inclusion criteria. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/wjps.8.1.3.DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6409133PMC
January 2019

Repair of Apical Triangle Defects Using Melolabial Rotation Flaps.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Mar;45(3):358-362

DermSurgery Associates, Houston, Texas.

Background: The apical triangle of the upper cutaneous lip, also known as the alar-facial sulcus, is an anatomical structure bound medially by the nasal ala, laterally by the medial cheek, and inferiorly by the remainder of the upper cutaneous lip. During reconstruction, retaining the central concavity and the convex lateral and medial outlines of this location is required to maintain midfacial symmetry.

Objective: This is a retrospective study of our use of the melolabial rotation flap for reconstruction of surgical defects of the apical triangle. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000001633DOI Listing
March 2019
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A Method for Reconstruction of Anterior Commissure Glottal Webs With Endoscopic Fibro-Mucosal Flaps.

Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2019 Mar;128(3_suppl):82S-93S

1 Department of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

Background:: Anterior-commissure (AC) cicatrization and web formation is a difficult problem that can result from a variety of clinical scenarios. An advancement-rotation flap utilizing papillomatous epithelium and subepithelial fibrous tissue has been previously described. For patients in whom there was not excessive redundant papillomatosis covering the AC web, including other clinical scenarios, a microlaryngoscopic procedure was designed to lengthen the glottal/subglottal aperture using substantial local fibro-mucosal tissue. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0003489418820031DOI Listing
March 2019
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Mastopexy Autoaugmentation by Using Vertical and Triangular Flaps of Mammary Parenchyma Through a Vertical Ice Cream Cone-Shaped Approach.

Aesthetic Plast Surg 2019 Mar 6. Epub 2019 Mar 6.

Post-Graduate Course of Plastic Surgery of the ACA - Institute of Assistance in Plastic Surgery of São Paulo, Division of Plastic Surgery at General Hospital São Rafael, Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery and Brazilian Medical Association, Rua Afonso de Freitas 641, São Paulo, SP, 04006-052, Brazil.

Background: Mastopexy autoaugmentation by using an extended vertical flap and two transverse triangular flaps of mammary parenchyma was performed through an adjustable vertical ice cream cone-shaped approach.

Method: A vertical rectangular flap with the length of the inferior pole and thickness of the mammary parenchyma was supported at the inframammary fold. Dissection of the vertical flap was extended underneath the areola until the projection of its upper limit, adding 4-5 cm to the length of the vertical flap. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00266-019-01337-1DOI Listing
March 2019
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Expertise in Head and Neck Cutaneous Reconstructive Surgery.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Feb 28. Epub 2019 Feb 28.

Division of Dermatology, Section of Procedural Dermatology, Cooper University Health Care, Marlton, New Jersey.

Background: The management of skin cancers has evolved with the development of Mohs micrographic surgery and a greater emphasis on surgical training within dermatology. It is unclear whether these changes have translated into innovations and contributions to the reconstructive literature.

Objective: To assess contributions from each medical specialty to the cutaneous head and neck oncologic reconstructive literature. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000001844DOI Listing
February 2019
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[The application of modified rhomboid flap in repairing facial skin and soft tissue defect].

Zhongguo Xiu Fu Chong Jian Wai Ke Za Zhi 2019 02;33(2):207-211

Department of Plastic Surgery, the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University, Nanchang Jiangxi, 330006, P.R.China.

Objective: To explore the effectiveness of modified rhomboid flap for repairing facial skin and soft tissue defect.

Methods: Between January 2016 and May 2018, 23 patients with facial skin and soft defect were repaired by the modified rhomboid flap. There were 10 males and 13 females with the median age of 27 years (range, 11-72 years). Read More

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http://www.rrsurg.com/article/10.7507/1002-1892.201810020
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http://dx.doi.org/10.7507/1002-1892.201810020DOI Listing
February 2019
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[One-stage thumb opponensplasty and polygonal flap in congenital spade hand reconstruction].

Zhongguo Xiu Fu Chong Jian Wai Ke Za Zhi 2019 02;33(2):199-202

Department of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Wuxi No.9 People's Hospital Affiliated to Soochow University, Wuxi Jiangsu, 214000,

Objective: To explore the effectiveness of one-stage metacarpal osteotomy, thumb opponensplasty and polygonal flap reconstruction in the treatment of congenital spade hand deformity.

Methods: Eight cases of congenital spade hand were treated between January 2013 and March 2017. There were 5 males and 3 females, with an average age of 17. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7507/1002-1892.201804111DOI Listing
February 2019
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Novel technique to manage pacemaker exposure with buried flap reconstruction: case series.

Heart Asia 2019 10;11(1):e011086. Epub 2019 Jan 10.

Department of Plastic Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

Objective: Exposure of implantable electrical devices may increase morbidity and mortality significantly. Usually superficial infections are conservatively managed whereas invasive infections necessitate complete capsulectomy, sub-pectoral placement or implant exchange. Most commonly inadequate soft tissue coverage, soft tissue thinning and scar dehiscence over the edge of the pacemaker are the primary predisposing event. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/heartasia-2018-011086DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6340535PMC
January 2019

Modification of the Pedicled Anterolateral Thigh Myocutaneous Flap for the Reconstruction of Ischial Pressure Ulcers: A Retrospective Case Study of 21 Patients.

Wounds 2019 Mar 31;31(3):75-80. Epub 2019 Jan 31.

Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan.

Introduction: Ischial pressure ulcers are considered the most difficult type of pressure ulcers (PUs) to treat.

Objective: The authors report the use of a pedicled anterolateral thigh (pALT) myocutaneous flap as an alternative for covering an ischial PU.

Materials And Methods: The authors retrospectively collected the data of 21 patients with an indurated recurrent ischial ulcer or a fresh ischial ulcer. Read More

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March 2019
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Capsular plication in the non-deformity hip: impact on post-operative joint stability.

J Exp Orthop 2019 Jan 29;6(1). Epub 2019 Jan 29.

Department of Kinesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval, Quebec city, QC, Canada.

Purpose And Hypothesis: The aim of this study was to evaluate the hip joint range of motion after different capsular plication. The study hypothesis proposed that capsular plication after hip arthroscopy may reduce hip external rotation and thus prevent the hip joint instability created by arthroscopic capsulotomies.

Methods: Six fresh frozen human cadavers were studied in the intact state (5 males, 1 females) for a total of 12 non-deformity hips tested. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40634-019-0172-xDOI Listing
January 2019
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The Facial Artery Perforator Flap as a New Option for Reconstruction of Intraoral Defects: Surgical Tips and Clinical Series.

J Craniofac Surg 2019 Jan 19. Epub 2019 Jan 19.

Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Maxillo-Facial Surgery, and Burn Unity, Centro Hospitalar de São João, Porto Medical School, Alameda Professor Hernâni Monteiro, Porto, Portugal.

Background: The authors have recently 1st described the use of the facial artery perforator flap (FAP) for intraoral reconstruction. In this study, they discuss technical notes and surgical tips associated with the procedure and the application of this flap in 4 patients with intraoral defects resulting from cancer or osteoradionecrosis.

Methods: A retrospective study of 4 consecutive patients was performed on all patients who underwent reconstruction of an intraoral defect with a FAP flap, over a 12-month period from March 2017 to March 2018. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000005347DOI Listing
January 2019
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Reconstruction of Alar-Perialar Defects with a Combined Subcutaneous and Cutaneous Pedicled Rotation-Advancement Nasolabial Flap.

J Invest Surg 2019 Jan 15:1-7. Epub 2019 Jan 15.

a Department of Dermatology and Allergology , University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary.

Aim Of The Study: During the reconstruction of alar defects involving the upper lip, reconstructive surgeons face the need for various thicknesses of tissues crucial to preserving the facial sulcus which is important for a cosmetically acceptable result. Our aim was to reconstruct the deep perialar and thinner lateral nasal alar defect in a single step procedure with a suitable flap which is reliable, has appropriate blood supply and provides an esthetically good result.

Materials And Methods: Extended alar defect was reconstructed with a combined flap in 10 cases. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08941939.2018.1538397DOI Listing
January 2019
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Commentary on Repair of Apical Triangle Defects Using Melolabial Rotation Flaps.

Dermatol Surg 2019 Mar;45(3):363-364

Department of Dermatology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/DSS.0000000000001738DOI Listing
March 2019
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Reconstruction of cutaneous defects of the nasal tip and alar by two different methods.

Arch Craniofac Surg 2018 Dec 27;19(4):260-263. Epub 2018 Dec 27.

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wonju Severance Christian Hospital, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea.

Background: The alar and nasal tip are important subunits of the nose. Determining the optimal procedure for reconstructing a cutaneous defect in a nasal subunit depends on several factors including size, location, and involvement of deep underlying structures. We treated cutaneous defects after tumor ablation in the alar and nasal tip with a local flap, using an S-shaped design and a modified V-Y advancement flap with a croissant shape. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7181/acfs.2018.02271DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6325337PMC
December 2018
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Unusual Complication of Hemodialysis Cuffed Catheter Tunnel Infection and Unconventional Therapeutical Decision: A Report of Two Cases.

Case Rep Surg 2018 19;2018:2405864. Epub 2018 Nov 19.

Department of Nephrology and Dialysis, Medical University, Pleven, Bulgaria.

Introduction: Infectious complications are the most common chronic complications observed in patients undergoing hemodialysis with central venous catheters. However, despite the efforts of a large number of medical professionals, tunnel catheters are increasingly being used for hemodialysis in the everyday practice.

Case Report: We describe two cases of an equal complication of a tunnel infection wherein the catheter becomes naked after self-rupture of the purulent secretion. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/2405864DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6276452PMC
November 2018
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Reverse turnover pedicled latissimus dorsi muscle flap for lower back reconstruction: Two case reports.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Dec;97(51):e13851

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Rationale: Large soft tissue defects on the lower back represent a treatment challenge. Among a variety of reconstructive procedures, the latissimus dorsi (LD) muscle or musculocutaneous flap is one of most frequently used pedicled flaps. However, the pedicled LD flap carries a bulky pivot point and a short arc of rotation. Read More

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http://Insights.ovid.com/crossref?an=00005792-201812210-0013
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000013851DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6320210PMC
December 2018
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The Reach of the Gastrocnemius Musculocutaneous Flap: How High Is High?

World J Plast Surg 2018 Sep;7(3):319-325

Department of Plastic Surgery, BJG Medical College and Sassoon Hospital, Pune, India.

Background: Gastrocnemius muscle and musculocutaneous flaps are very versatile and one of the commonly used flaps for lower extremity reconstruction. There is significant literature available on the use of these flaps. However, we feel that the potential of the gastrocnemius musculocutaneous (GMC) flaps has not yet been fully explored in terms of increasing their reach, viability and arc of rotation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.29252/wjps.7.3.319DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6290316PMC
September 2018
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Outcome of Patients with Complete Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate: 20-Year Follow-Up of a Treatment Protocol.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2019 02;143(2):359e-367e

Taoyuan, Taiwan From the Craniofacial Research Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University.

Background: The treatment plan for cleft lip and palate varies among centers and requires long-term evaluation of its final outcome.

Methods: A consecutive series of patients born from 1994 to 1996 were reviewed. Inclusion criteria were complete unilateral cleft lip and palate, undergoing all treatment procedures performed by the team, and continuous follow-ups until 20 years of age. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000005216DOI Listing
February 2019
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Septal Perforation Repair Utilizing an Anterior Ethmoidal Artery Flap and Collagen Matrix.

Am J Rhinol Allergy 2018 Dec 10:1945892418816959. Epub 2018 Dec 10.

1 Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.

Background: Nasal septal perforation repair remains a challenge with no standard technique for repair recognized.

Objective: To describe the combination of an anterior ethmoidal artery flap with a collagen matrix inlay as a successful technique for nasal septal perforation repair.

Methods: A case series of consecutive patients who underwent nasal septal perforation repair with an anterior ethmoidal artery flap with an inlay collagen graft was conducted. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1945892418816959DOI Listing
December 2018
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A new propeller trapezius muscle flap for reconstruction of posterior trunk defects: An anatomic study and report of three cases.

Microsurgery 2018 Dec 3. Epub 2018 Dec 3.

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio.

Background: Reconstruction of complex back defects, especially after corrective spine surgery, is a challenging problem. In these patients hardware issues predominate and flap failure has serious consequences. Certain subunits of the back pose even greater problems, specifically the central region between T9 and T12. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/micr.30395DOI Listing
December 2018
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Wound Coverage of Infected Open Fracture of Distal Third of Tibia by Distally Based Medial Hemi-Soleus Muscle Flap.

Mymensingh Med J 2018 Oct;27(4):798-804

Dr Md Saiful Islam, Associate Professor, Orthopedic Surgery, Community Based Medical College Bangladesh, Mymensingh.

We conducted a study to evaluate the reliability of the medial hemi-soleus muscle flap for wound coverage of infected open fracture of distal third of tibia. Wound coverage of exposed lower third tibia and ankle region remains a difficult task. Muscle flaps are preferred for infected wounds especially where there are exposed bone, joint and/or tendons. Read More

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October 2018
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Multisegmental Lumbar Corporectomy and Transcorporal Fixation for Correction of Extreme Thoracolumbar Kyphosis in Myelomeningocele with Chronic Decubitus.

Pediatr Neurosurg 2019 27;54(2):116-120. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

Department of Neurosurgery, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany.

We introduce a novel technique for the treatment of severe kyphosis in myelomeningocele. A 5-year-old paraplegic boy with myelomeningocele presented with severe thoracolumbar kyphosis and a chronic ulcus at the site of the gibbus. The myelomeningocele had been treated during his first week of life, and an accompanying Chiari type II malformation had been treated by ventriculoperitoneal shunting. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000494564DOI Listing
November 2018
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Reconstruction of the Cheek.

Facial Plast Surg Clin North Am 2019 Feb;27(1):55-66

Department of Otolaryngology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 12631 East 17th Avenue, B205, Aurora, CO 80045-2527, USA. Electronic address:

The goal of cheek reconstruction is to restore an illusion of "normal." Attention must be directed toward the contralateral cheek skin color, texture, thickness, and contour, because this serves a template for reconstruction. The cheek is a peripheral facial subunit and largely frames the more central subunits (eyelids, nose, lips). Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S10647406183007
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fsc.2018.08.007DOI Listing
February 2019
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Rare Median Cleft-Lip Repair With Novel Surgical Procedures Using Bilateral Cleft Margin Flaps.

J Craniofac Surg 2019 Jan;30(1):19-22

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Osaka City General Hospital, Osaka, Japan.

Reports of median cleft lip with nasal anomalies are few, and descriptions of concomitant surgical repair of a median cleft lip and bifid nose deformity are similarly rare. These surgical repair techniques mainly involve the use of normal neighboring structures. Reconstruction of the columella and nasal base is especially important. Read More

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http://Insights.ovid.com/crossref?an=00001665-900000000-9525
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000004891DOI Listing
January 2019
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Outcome following cosmetic rostral nasal reconstruction after planectomy in 26 dogs.

Vet Surg 2019 Jan 9;48(1):64-69. Epub 2018 Nov 9.

Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Objective: To report the outcome and owner satisfaction after planectomy for nasal planum neoplasia with cosmetic reconstruction with bilateral labial mucocutaneous rotation flaps in dogs.

Study Design: Multi-institutional, retrospective case series.

Animals: Twenty-six client-owned dogs. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/vsu.13120
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/vsu.13120DOI Listing
January 2019
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Reconstruction of composite defects of the scalp and neurocranium-a treatment algorithm from local flaps to combined AV loop free flap reconstruction.

World J Surg Oncol 2018 Nov 7;16(1):217. Epub 2018 Nov 7.

Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, University Hospital of Erlangen, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuernberg, Krankenhausstr. 12, 91054, Erlangen, Germany.

Background: Reconstruction of cranial composite defects, including all layers of the scalp and the neurocranium, poses an interdisciplinary challenge. Especially after multiple previous operations and/or radiation therapy, sufficient reconstruction is often only possible using microsurgical free flap transplantation. The aim of this study was to analyze the therapy of interdisciplinary cases with composite defects including the scalp and neurocranium. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12957-018-1517-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6223072PMC
November 2018
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Lamellar rotation surgery: a new procedure for repairing upper eyelid defects.

Authors:
Qingji Li

BMC Ophthalmol 2018 Nov 7;18(1):291. Epub 2018 Nov 7.

Department of Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Tianjin Aier Eye Hospital, No.102, Fukang Road, Nankai District, Tianjin, 300190, People's Republic of China.

Background: To report "Lamellar Rotation Surgery",a new technique for repairing large and moderate full-thickness upper eyelid defects.

Methods: A two-stage technique is described in which a vertical incision is made in the tarsus of the lower eyelid with elevation of the lateral posterior lamella while sparing the lower eyelid orbicularis and skin to be rotated superiorly to form the reconstructed posterior lamella of the upper eyelid. Additionally, a lateral periosteal flap is used to reconstruct the lateral canthal tendon, and a McGregor procedure is used to reconstruct the anterior lamella of the upper eyelid. Read More

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https://bmcophthalmol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12886-018-0958-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6222999PMC
November 2018
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A parasternal intercostal perforator flap for esthetic reconstruction after complete chest keloid resection: A retrospective observational cohort study.

J Cosmet Dermatol 2018 Dec 4;17(6):1205-1208. Epub 2018 Nov 4.

Department of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, CAMS and PUMC, Beijing, China.

Objective: To report on the outcome of 35 patients with chest keloids who were treated with intercostal perforator flap surgery plus local radiotherapy at our hospital.

Methods: We retrospectively analyzed the data of patients with chest keloid who under surgical resection at the Department of Plastic Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China between March 2014 and July 2017. We retrieved patient demographic data, donor site position, the perforator pedicle, flap size, angle of flap rotation, complications, and recurrences from the medical records. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/jocd.12782
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jocd.12782DOI Listing
December 2018
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The Modified Keystone Flap for Pressure Ulcers: A Modification of the Keystone Flap With Rotation and Advancement.

Ann Plast Surg 2019 Mar;82(3):299-303

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University, Seongnam, Republic of Korea.

Introduction: The reconstruction of extensive soft tissue defects from pressure ulcers is a great challenge. Resurfacing such defects with like tissues and minimizing morbidities are important. Here we present our surgical experience using a novel modified keystone flap for pressure ulcer patients. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0000000000001677DOI Listing
March 2019
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Clinical efficacy of pelvic autologous tissue reconstruction in treating pelvic organ prolapse in 36 patients.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Oct;97(42):e12765

Department of Gynecology, People's Hospital of Wenzhou, Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China.

This study aims to search for a new, economic, convenient, and low recurrence rate operation for the surgical management of pelvic organ prolapse (POP). The clinical value of the operation for treating POP was determined through retrospective case series. The new operation was called, pelvic autologous tissue reconstruction. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000012765DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6211854PMC
October 2018
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Isolated Congenital Cleft of the Nose.

J Craniofac Surg 2018 Nov;29(8):e812-e814

School of Medicine, Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Kahramanmaraş Sütçüimam University, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey.

The intrauterine growth of the face is formed by appropriate fusion of frontonasal, maxillary, and mandibular protrusions. These anomalies are very rare and there may be differences between individuals according to cleft types. In this article, a very rare condition of isolated alar cleft and its treatment method were presented. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000004860DOI Listing
November 2018
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Adjacent skin rotation flap for large defect in primary breast tumor.

J Surg Oncol 2018 Dec 7;118(7):1199-1204. Epub 2018 Oct 7.

Department of Breast Surgery, Hubei Cancer Hospital, Wuhan, China.

Backgrounds: Surgical resection of large primary breast tumor often results in large chest wall defects. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the feasibility of using adjacent skin rotation (ASR) flap in patients with giant primary breast tumor.

Methods: A total of 26 giant primary breast tumor patients treated with ASR flap were included in this study. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/jso.25240
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jso.25240DOI Listing
December 2018
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Use of a perforator/subcutaneous pedicled propeller flap for reconstruction of lower eyelid defects.

Authors:
Asım Uslu

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2019 Jan 20;72(1):119-124. Epub 2018 Sep 20.

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery(,) Antalya Training and Research Hospital(,) Varlık, Kazım Karabekir Cd.(,) 07100 Antalya(,) Turkey. Electronic address:

Full-thickness skin grafts (FTSGs) and flaps from the upper eyelid or cheek can be used for reconstruction of lower eyelid defects, including the anterior lamella. However, the upper eyelid has a limited and insufficient amount of skin, whereas cheek flaps have a restricted arch of rotation. Here we report the procedure and outcomes of a perforator/subcutaneous pedicled propeller flap for reconstruction of lower eyelid defects including the anterior lamella. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bjps.2018.09.006DOI Listing
January 2019
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Use of a helical composite free flap for alar defect reconstruction with a supermicrosurgical technique.

Arch Plast Surg 2018 Sep 15;45(5):466-469. Epub 2018 Sep 15.

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

The highly contoured nature of the nose and the abundant free margin makes it especially difficult to reconstruct. In this report, we describe the use of a new helical rim free flap technique for the reconstruction of full-thickness nasal alar defects via supermicrosurgery. Briefly, after a wide excision with a margin of 0. Read More

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http://e-aps.org/journal/view.php?doi=10.5999/aps.2017.01270
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http://dx.doi.org/10.5999/aps.2017.01270DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6177631PMC
September 2018
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Venous Congestion in Pedicled Frontal Branch Superficial Temporal Artery Flaps Reconstructions for Head and Neck Defects: A Review.

Ann Plast Surg 2019 Mar;82(3):330-336

The superficial temporal artery (STA) flap is a versatile flap for head and neck defect reconstruction. It can be based on the frontal branch of the STA and an islanded 360-degree rotation arc for various defects on the scalp, cheek, and auricular region. It provides a nonmicrosurgical option for reconstructing such defects, which is itself relatively easy to perform. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0000000000001602DOI Listing
March 2019
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Large Scalp Defect Repair with Flap Reconstruction Using Tissue Expander After Combined Bypass in Case of Moyamoya Disease.

World Neurosurg 2018 Dec 7;120:185-189. Epub 2018 Sep 7.

Department of Neurosurgery, Bucheon St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Bucheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Background: Combined revascularization is the preferred surgical management of adult Moyamoya disease. However, postoperative flap necrosis of the scalp is not an uncommon complication. We investigated the role of scalp incision design on the basis of the course of the superficial temporal artery (STA) to prevent postoperative scalp necrosis. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.08.221DOI Listing
December 2018
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Fat necrosis after breast-conserving oncoplastic surgery.

Breast Cancer 2019 Jan 27;26(1):125-130. Epub 2018 Aug 27.

Department of Breast Surgery, Yamanashi Prefectural Central Hospital, Fujimi1-1-1, Kofu, Yamanashi, 400-8506, Japan.

Background: Fat necrosis is a subjective early as well as delayed complication, which sometimes mimics local recurrence and ruins the quality of life by pain and poor cosmetic result. While, the frequency and severity of fat necrosis are important issues that breast surgeons should explain to the patient, these data are not revealed well.

Methods: A total of 1476 patients who underwent breast surgery from January 2000 to December 2012 were enrolled in the present study. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12282-018-0901-5DOI Listing
January 2019
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Fasciocutaneous flap with perforating branches of peroneal artery repairing soft tissue loss in anterior and middle parts of children's feet: A STROBE-compliant article.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Aug;97(31):e11351

Department of Orthopedics, Shengjing Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, China.

Repairing soft tissue loss in feet's anterior and middle parts has become a problem, especially for children. We observed the feasibility and clinical effects of superficial peroneal fasciocutaneous flap pedicled with terminal perforating branches of peroneal artery for repairing children's feet.Between January 2015 and December 2016, soft tissue loss in anterior and middle regions of feet were repaired using superficial peroneal fasciocutaneous flap pedicled with terminal perforating branches of peroneal artery in 8 children with a median age of 6. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000011351DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6081184PMC
August 2018
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Basic skin surgery interactive simulation: system description and randomised educational trial.

Adv Simul (Lond) 2018 18;3:14. Epub 2018 Jul 18.

2Simulation and Modelling in Medicine and Surgery, Centre for Engagement and Simulation Science, Imperial College London, London, England.

Background: Learning the skills required for open surgery is essential for trainee progression towards more advanced technical procedures. Simulation supports skill enhancement at a time when exposure to actual surgical procedures and traditional apprentice-based teaching has declined. The proliferation of smartphone and tablet devices with rich, touch sensitive displays and increasing processing power makes a compelling argument for expanding accessibility further by development of mobile virtual simulations for training on demand in any setting, at any time. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s41077-018-0074-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6052699PMC
July 2018
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The Surgical Management of Pilonidal Disease is Uncertain Because of High Recurrence Rates.

Cureus 2018 May 14;10(5):e2625. Epub 2018 May 14.

Colorectal Unit, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

Background Pilonidal disease is a common condition with no consensus for the best management of chronic disease or current practice in Australia and New Zealand. Methods A survey was distributed among 190 colorectal and 592 general surgeons in Australia and New Zealand. Data was obtained regarding pilonidal surgery volume, procedures performed, non-operative management and recurrence rates. Read More

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https://www.cureus.com/articles/12194-the-surgical-managemen
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http://dx.doi.org/10.7759/cureus.2625DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6044486PMC
May 2018
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Coronectomy of mandibular third molars: a clinical and radiological study of 231 cases with a mean follow-up period of 5.7years.

Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2018 Dec 14;47(12):1596-1603. Epub 2018 Jul 14.

Section of Oral Surgery and Oral Pathology, Department of Dentistry and Oral Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark; Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark. Electronic address:

Coronectomy is a widely accepted treatment for mandibular third molars that are in close relationship to the mandibular canal. However, long-term studies on morbidity following this procedure have not been presented. The aim of this study was to examine the long-term morbidity after coronectomy, with sensory disturbances of the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) and root migration as the primary outcome variables. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijom.2018.06.006DOI Listing
December 2018

Pedicle Galeo-pericranial Flap Augmentation in Salvage Frontotemporal Cranioplasty: Additional 'Neurosurgeon-friendly' Reconstruction Technique of Aesthetic Neurosurgery in Superficial Temporal Artery Branch Compromised Host.

Neurol Med Chir (Tokyo) 2018 Aug 12;58(8):350-355. Epub 2018 Jul 12.

Department of Neurological Surgery, Nippon Medical School.

This technical note aims to demonstrate the usefulness, indications and its limitations of augmentation technique by bipedicle galeo-pericranial rotation flap and by monopedicle galeo-pericranial flap, both in STA (superficial temporal artery) branch compromised hosts in salvage frontotemporal cranioplasty. Although these flaps are not always idealistically vascularized owing to accidental injuries to the STA branches during previous surgeries, they are properly augmenting after salvage frontotemporal craniotomy when infection is not active. The procedure is indicated for salvage frontotemporal craniotomy when vasculature is needed at the surgical site, such as beneath the skin incision line in a thin injured scalp, onto the titanium plates or beneath the fragile fibrous scar. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2176/nmc.tn.2017-0252DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6092603PMC
August 2018
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Myelomeningocele closure by unilateral lumbar artery perforator flap: Experience with thirty-eight patients.

Authors:
Murat Ucak

Microsurgery 2018 Oct 28;38(7):752-757. Epub 2018 Jun 28.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Nevsehir Public Hospital, Nevsehir, Turkey.

Background: Repair of large soft tissue defects in meningomyelocele is difficult and its morbidity is high. By applying unilateral lumbar artery perforator transposition flap for closing these defects, we aimed to investigate effects on the repair procedure, duration of surgery and recovery period, with the rates of bleeding and morbidity.

Patients And Methods: Our report was conducted in 38 patients between the years 2013 and 2017. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/micr.30348DOI Listing
October 2018
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Distal major pedicle of sartorius muscle flap: Anatomical study and its clinical implications.

Indian J Plast Surg 2018 Jan-Apr;51(1):40-45

Department of Anatomy, Ramaiah Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Background: Reconstruction of the popliteal region has limited option in terms of muscle flaps or myocutaneous flaps. Gastrocnemius muscle or the myocutaneous flaps are the option for majority of cases. However, reach of Gastrocnemius is limited if the wound is on the distal one-third thigh or the lateral aspect of knee region. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijps.IJPS_127_17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5992938PMC
June 2018
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Perforator Propeller Flaps for the Coverage of Middle and Distal Leg Soft-tissue Defects.

Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2018 May 2;6(5):e1759. Epub 2018 May 2.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Plastic Reconstructive Surgery Center Hospital Vivian Pellas, Managua, Nicaragua.

Background: Local propeller flaps preserve the main vascular arteries of the lower extremity and muscle function, avoiding the need for a microsurgical anastomosis and the benefit of providing a "like with like" coverage. Our goal in this study was to demonstrate the versatility, safety, and complications of the local propeller flaps for lower extremity reconstruction.

Methods: We present a series of 28 patients in whom we used local propeller flaps to restore small-to-medium soft-tissue defects of the lower limb in different hospitals of Managua, Nicaragua. Read More

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http://Insights.ovid.com/crossref?an=01720096-201805000-0001
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/GOX.0000000000001759DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5999436PMC
May 2018
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