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Prophylactic Use of Buccal Fat Flaps to Improve Oral Mucosal Healing following Furlow Palatoplasty.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2019 04;143(4):1179-1183

Chicago, Ill. From the Division of Plastic Surgery, Lurie Children's Hospital of Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine.

Furlow palatoplasty is increasingly used both for primary palatoplasty and for secondary correction of velopharyngeal insufficiency. Although Furlow palatoplasty offers the advantage of lengthening the palate, the most tenuous component of the oral mucosal repair is anterior transposition of the oral mucosal Z-plasty flap, with superficial separation of the oral mucosa observed in up to 53 percent of cases of secondary Furlow palatoplasty. To mitigate this problem, the authors prophylactically placed pedicled buccal fat pad flaps to provide an additional vascular layer to promote healing of the overlying oral mucosal Z-plasty flap. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000005430DOI Listing
April 2019
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Congenital Thumb-Index Web Space Deficiency.

Hand (N Y) 2019 Mar 21:1558944719837694. Epub 2019 Mar 21.

2 INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.

Background: There are several congenital hand differences that cause thumb-index (TI) web space deficiency. There is a knowledge gap in the literature about the hand differences that are associated with TI web space deficiency. We aimed to identify these congenital differences and the various specific reconstructive surgical procedures that are used for these conditions. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1558944719837694DOI Listing

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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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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Side-Door Temporoparietal Fascia Flap: A Novel Strategy for Anterior Skull Base Reconstruction.

World Neurosurg 2019 Feb 27. Epub 2019 Feb 27.

Unit of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy.

Background: The armamentarium for anterior skull base (ASB) reconstruction includes a variegate spectrum of grafts, endonasal pedicled flaps, regional pedicled flaps, and free flaps, which are selected to face specific scenarios. The use of a vascularized flap in case of large ABS defects ensures an adequate blood supply. The aim of this study was to evaluate the possible role of temporoparietal fascia flap (TPFF) in ASB reconstruction. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2019.02.056DOI Listing
February 2019
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Comparison of Three Surgical Techniques in Pilonidal Sinus Surgery.

Prague Med Rep 2018;119(4):148-155

Department of General Surgery, Okan University Medicine Faculty, Istanbul, Turkey.

Our study aims to compare the surgical outcome of Limberg transposition flap, Karydakis flap, and primary closure after excision to treat sacrococcygeal pilonidal sinus disease. A total of 634 patients with pilonidal sinus who underwent surgery were evaluated retrospectively from January 2014 to January 2016. The patients were divided into three groups. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14712/23362936.2019.2DOI Listing
April 2019
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Does Coronary Reimplantation After Neoaortic Reconstruction Increase Aortic Regurgitation?

Pediatr Cardiol 2019 Apr 19;40(4):813-819. Epub 2019 Feb 19.

Department of Pediatrics, Dong-A University Hospital, Busan, South Korea.

Coronary reimplantation after neoaortic reconstruction (CRANR) in the arterial switch operation (ASO) allows easy selection of accurate coronary transfer sites in the distended neoaorta. However, neoaortic valve injury may occur during coronary reimplantation. We determined whether the CRANR procedure increased the incidence of aortic valve regurgitation (AR) after ASO. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00246-019-02075-6DOI Listing
April 2019
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Arterial switch operation in non-facing coronary artery ostium.

Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2019 Jan 19:218492319825966. Epub 2019 Jan 19.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

The arterial switch operation was performed on a 38-day-old infant with d-transposition of the great arteries and abnormal origin of the left anterior descending and right coronary arteries from a non-facing sinus. A vertical aortic tube flap was established to lengthen the abnormally originating coronary arteries, by transecting part of the ascending aorta 2 cm above the coronary orifices. Both coronary arteries were transferred to the neoaortic root in a single extended tube. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0218492319825966DOI Listing
January 2019
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Local Flaps with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in Secondary Reconstruction of Myelomeningocele Wound Necrosis.

Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2018 Dec 14;6(12):e2012. Epub 2018 Dec 14.

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Mie University, Tsu, Japan.

Major wound necrosis is an uncommon yet critical complication of meningomyelocele surgical repair with few reports available. Management is demanding and often requires further reconstructive surgery. We report a case of a neonate who developed extensive wound necrosis with dehiscence following primary repair of myelomeningocele. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/GOX.0000000000002012DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6326624PMC
December 2018
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Correction of Tanzer Type IIB Constricted Ears via Z-shaped Double V-Y Advancement Flaps.

Ann Plast Surg 2019 Mar;82(3):284-288

From the Department of Burn and Plastic Surgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China.

Background: Correction of Tanzer type IIB constricted ears requires sufficient expansion of the auricular skin to cover the reconstructed cartilaginous framework. To obtain an adequately sized skin cover, skin flap transposition from periauricular donor sites has been described; however, it remains challenging to obtain enough skin to enable satisfactory reconstruction. Herein, we describe a novel method that uses 2 local flaps comprising superoauricular, retroauricular, and preauricular soft tissue to expand the skin cover and correct Tanzer type IIB deformity. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0000000000001750DOI Listing
March 2019
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Long-term follow-up of myelomeningocele defect closure with dorsal intercostal artery perforator propeller flaps.

Childs Nerv Syst 2019 Jan 4. Epub 2019 Jan 4.

Unit of Pediatric Neurosurgery, University Hospital La Fe, Valencia, Spain.

Background: Closure of the skin defect in myelomeningocele repair determines the quality of the surgical result. In large myelomeningoceles, the direct closure or by skin undermining may not be possible. In these cases, the skin defect must be closed using flaps to provide a tension-free and successful closure. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00381-018-04030-xDOI Listing
January 2019
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Lymphangiosis Carcinomatosa in a Patient with Giant Cutaneous SCC: Cervicopectoral Advancement Flap in Combination with Tunnel Transposition Flap from the Back as Promising Treatment Approach?

Open Access Maced J Med Sci 2018 Dec 18;6(12):2376-2377. Epub 2018 Dec 18.

Medical Institute of Ministry of Interior (MVR), Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Dermatologic Surgery, General Skobelev Nr 79, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Background: One of the features characterising cutaneous SCC as high-risk is lymphovascular infiltration. The diffuse lymphangitic spread of carcinogenic cells is defined as the so-called lymphangitis carcinomatosa. In some cases, it is the only and first sign to alert the presence of an underlying malignancy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3889/oamjms.2018.516DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6311477PMC
December 2018
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Gracilis muscle transposition for treatment of recurrent anovaginal, rectovaginal, rectourethral, and pouch-vaginal fistulas in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Tech Coloproctol 2019 01 2;23(1):43-52. Epub 2019 Jan 2.

Department of Surgery, Caritas Clinic St. Josef, Landshuter Str. 65, 93053, Regensburg, Germany.

Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of gracilis muscle transposition (GMT) to treat recurrent anovaginal, rectovaginal, rectourethral, and pouch-vaginal fistulas in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Methods: A retrospective study was conducted in patients with IBD who had GMT performed by a single surgeon between 2000 and 2018. Follow-up data regarding healing rate, complications, additional procedures, and stoma closure rate was collected. Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s10151-018-1918-7
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10151-018-1918-7DOI Listing
January 2019
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Z-plasty as an alternative choice for the treatment of recurrent local sternal wound infections.

Gen Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2018 Dec 19. Epub 2018 Dec 19.

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Karabük Training and Research Hospital, Karabük, Turkey.

Objective: Sternal wound infections after sternotomy are associated with high morbidity, high mortality, and prolonged hospital stay. The recurrence rate of sternal wound infections after single-stage closure is greater than expected. The aim of the study is to present our results of a consecutive series of Z-plasty for the treatment of recurrent sternal wound infections. Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11748-018-1052-5
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11748-018-1052-5DOI Listing
December 2018
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Reconstruction of a Posterior Tracheal Wall Defect With a Myocutaneous Pectoralis Major Flap After Salvage Cervical Exenteration for a Squamous Carcinoma of the Upper Third of the Esophagus.

Plast Surg Nurs 2018 Oct/Dec;38(4):162-165

Enrique Salmerón-González, MD, Plastic Surgeon, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department, University and Polytechnic Hospital La Fe, Valencia, Spain. Elena García-Vilariño, MD, Plastic Surgeon, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department, University and Polytechnic Hospital La Fe, Valencia, Spain. Pedro A. Antolin-Santamaria, MD, Plastic Surgeon, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department, University and Polytechnic Hospital La Fe, Valencia, Spain. Alberto Sanchez-Garcia, MD, Plastic Surgeon, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Department, University and Polytechnic Hospital La Fe, Valencia, Spain. Alfonso A. Valverde-Navarro, PhD, Director, Department of Human Anatomy and Embryology, University of Valencia, Spain.

In this article, we describe the case of a 59-year-old patient suffering from a squamous cell carcinoma affecting the upper third of the esophagus, treated with a cervical exenteration with extended resection of the posterior wall of the trachea, which was reconstructed with a gastric tube transposition and a myocutaneous pectoralis major flap for coverage of the gastropharyngeal anastomosis and stabilization of the posterior tracheal wall. Also, a review of literature regarding posterior tracheal wall reconstruction is performed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PSN.0000000000000242DOI Listing
March 2019
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The Super Shaving Technique to Correct the Trapdoor Effect in Nasal Flaps.

Actas Dermosifiliogr 2019 Jan - Feb;110(1):33-37. Epub 2018 Oct 30.

Unidad de Cirugía Dermatológica de la Cátedra de Dermatología Médico-Quirúrgica, Hospital de Clínicas Dr. Manuel Quintela, Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay.

Introduction And Objectives: The trapdoor effect is a possible complication in flap reconstructions, particularly those involving the face. It consists of a bulging, elevated deformity that appears 3 weeks after the intervention. To date there has been no consensus on how the trapdoor effect should be treated. Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S00017310183039
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ad.2018.09.002DOI Listing
October 2018
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Propeller perforator flaps in forearm and hand reconstruction.

Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 2019 Feb 26;29(2):357-366. Epub 2018 Oct 26.

Clinical Hospital of Rehabilitation Cluj Napoca, University of Medicine Iuliu Hatieganu Cluj Napoca, Str. Viilor Nr. 46-50, 400347, Cluj Napoca, Cluj, Romania.

After a long history in flaps' surgery, the perforator flaps became the most used flaps nowadays. From the beginning, their use as free flaps diminished substantially the donor site morbidity. In the attempt to not only diminish the donor site morbidity, but also to achieve more similar reconstructions, a new concept appeared 20 years ago: local perforator flaps. Read More

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00590-018-2323-7
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00590-018-2323-7DOI Listing
February 2019
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Gracilis transplantation and temporalis transposition in longstanding facial palsy in adults: Patient-reported and aesthetic outcomes.

J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2018 Dec 26;46(12):2144-2149. Epub 2018 Sep 26.

Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Groningen and University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands.

Background: In longstanding facial palsy, gracilis free functional muscle transfer (FFMT) is currently considered to be the gold standard in smile reanimation. An alternative to muscle free flaps is local muscle transposition, with the temporalis muscle transposition being the preferred procedure, because of its direction of pull when transposed. The present study aimed to compare outcomes of gracilis FFMT neurotised by the masseteric nerve and temporalis muscle transposition in longstanding facial palsy using patient-reported and aesthetic outcomes. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcms.2018.09.029DOI Listing
December 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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Hump-like giant desmoid tumor of the chest: a postresectional reconstruction challenge.

AME Case Rep 2017 17;1. Epub 2017 Nov 17.

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Policlinico Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy.

Desmoid tumors (DT) are rare neoplasms with unknown etiology arising from musculoaponeurotic structures. Chest wall localization is uncommon and has been associated with high recurrence rate unless radical resection with negative margins is carried out. Postresectional reconstruction can be challenging in presence of giant lesions and might require adoption of complex reconstruction methods including use of well vascularized muscle flaps. Read More

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http://acr.amegroups.com/article/view/4160/4892
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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/acr.2017.11.01DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6155693PMC
November 2017
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Thoracotomy and esophageal surgery: Key points to preserve the possibilities of flaps.

Ann Chir Plast Esthet 2019 Apr 17;64(2):195-198. Epub 2018 Sep 17.

Service de chirurgie digestive et hépato-biliaire, CHU de Rennes, hôpital Pontchaillou, 35000 Rennes, France.

Anastomotic leakage frequently complicates esophagectomy and can trigger a rare life- threatening complication, a tracheoesophageal fistula. No guideline has yet addressed this complication. Plastic surgeons play a crucial role for salvage surgery. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anplas.2018.08.005DOI Listing
April 2019
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Pilonidal Disease: Classic and Contemporary Concepts for Surgical Management.

Ann Plast Surg 2018 12;81(6):e12-e19

From the USC Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Los Angeles, CA.

Background: Pilonidal disease (PD) is a recalcitrant condition associated with significant morbidity. It affects 26 in 100,000 individuals; however, there is no consensus on optimal surgical treatment, and up to half of patients struggle with recurrence. This review appraises the current literature on techniques and outcomes of PD surgery, to better guide decision making. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SAP.0000000000001585DOI Listing
December 2018
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Karydakis flap reconstruction versus Limberg flap transposition for pilonidal sinus disease: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Langenbecks Arch Surg 2018 Aug 31;403(5):547-554. Epub 2018 Jul 31.

Department of Surgery, Düsseldorf University Hospital, Düsseldorf, Germany.

Introduction: The definitive treatment of pilonidal sinus disease (PSD) is surgical. There is still no consensus as to the most appropriate off-midline primary closure technique. The aim of this meta-analysis has been to compare Karydakis flap reconstruction (KF) to Limberg flap transposition (LF) with regard to short- and long-term postoperative outcomes. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00423-018-1697-7DOI Listing
August 2018
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Large Nasal Defects with Exposed Cartilage: The Folded Transposition Flap as an Innovative Alternative to the Paramedian Forehead Flap.

Dermatology 2018 31;234(3-4):99-104. Epub 2018 Jul 31.

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Allergology, University Hospital Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany.

Background: Skin cancer removal surgery involving the tip or dorsum of the nose often results in large-sized defects with exposure of cartilage. In such cases, the paramedian forehead flap is a frequently used reconstruction technique; however, this method is complex and can result in a cosmetically unsatisfying outcome.

Objective: To describe the folded transposition flap as an aesthetically pleasing alternative to the paramedian forehead flap for large nasal defects with exposed cartilage. Read More

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https://www.karger.com/Article/FullText/490907
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000490907DOI Listing
December 2018
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Gracilis muscle transposition for the treatment of recurrent rectovaginal and pouch-vaginal fistula: is Crohn's disease a risk factor for failure? A prospective cohort study.

Updates Surg 2018 Dec 7;70(4):485-490. Epub 2018 Jul 7.

Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Sant'Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 9, 40138, Bologna, Italy.

Background: The surgical management of rectovaginal fistulae associated with Crohn's disease is often frustrated by poor results regardless of the different techniques. The outcomes of the gracilis muscle transposition (GMT) for the treatment of recurrent Crohn's-associated fistulae are still debated. The aim of the study is to determine whether the success rate of GMT is similar in Crohn's disease patients and in a control group. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13304-018-0558-9DOI Listing
December 2018
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Bridging the Gap: A 20-Year Experience with Vein Grafts for Free Flap Reconstruction. The Odds for Success.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2018 09;142(3):786-794

Chicago, Ill. From the Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center.

Background: Successful free tissue transfer requires tension-free microvascular anastomosis. Vein grafts are used when this cannot be obtained, which increases microsurgical complexity and the chance of vessel thrombosis. Previous studies on vein grafts are limited to low numbers and selected techniques, making it difficult to draw conclusions. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000004697DOI Listing
September 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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Comparison of conjunctival autograft and conjunctival transposition flap techniques in primary pterygium surgery.

Authors:
Ayse Dolar Bilge

Saudi J Ophthalmol 2018 Apr-Jun;32(2):110-113. Epub 2017 Nov 15.

Emsey Hospital, Ophthalmology Department, Istanbul, Turkey.

Purpose: To investigate and compare the efficacy of conjunctival autograft and conjunctival transpositional flap for the treatment of primary pterygium surgery.

Design: Retrospective, interventional case series analysis.

Materials And Methods: Medical records of 48 patients who underwent pterygium surgery by conjunctival autograft or conjunctival transpositional graft for primary pterygium surgery were reviewed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sjopt.2017.11.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6010604PMC
November 2017
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One-Year Results after Internal Limiting Membrane Flap Transposition for Surgical Repair of Macular Holes with Respect to Microperimetry.

Ophthalmic Res 2019 22;61(2):83-87. Epub 2018 Jun 22.

VIROS - Vienna Institute for Research in Ocular Surgery, a Karl Landsteiner Institute, Hanusch Hospital, Vienna,

Purpose: Internal limiting membrane (ILM) flap transposition in surgical repair of macular holes represents a new technique offering good anatomical success rates with large macular holes. The aim of the study was to examine microperimetric outcomes 1 year after ILM flap transposition for surgical repair of macular holes.

Methods: Patients with idi-opathic macular holes scheduled for 23-G pars plana vitrectomy with ILM peeling, ILM flap transposition, and SF6 tamponade were examined in a prospective case series. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000489458DOI Listing
February 2019
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The Differential Use of Bilobed and Trilobed Transposition Flaps in Cutaneous Nasal Reconstructive Surgery.

Plast Reconstr Surg 2018 08;142(2):511-519

Cleveland, Ohio; East Greenwich and Providence, R.I.; and Worcester, Mass. From the Department of Dermatology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation; Dermatology Professionals, Inc.; the Department of Dermatology, Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University; and the Division of Dermatology, University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Background: Bilobed and trilobed transposition flaps are versatile random pattern transposition flaps that reliably restore nasal symmetry, topography, light reflex, and contour and are frequently used in cutaneous nasal reconstructive surgery. The authors wish to compare the characteristics of bilobed and trilobed flaps in cutaneous reconstructive surgery and to identify scenarios for their differential use.

Methods: A retrospective chart review over 7 years of consecutive patients who underwent reconstruction with a bilobed or trilobed flap after Mohs micrographic surgery was performed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PRS.0000000000004583DOI Listing
August 2018
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[Application of local skin flaps in adjustment of reconstructed nasal alars at second stage].

Zhongguo Xiu Fu Chong Jian Wai Ke Za Zhi 2018 01;32(1):55-58

Department of Plastic Surgery, Sichuan Provincial People's Hospital & Sichuan Academy of Medical Sciences, Chengdu Sichuan, 610072, P.R.China.

Objective: To investigate the effectiveness of local skin flaps such as V-Y advancement flap (V-Y plasty) and transposition flap (Z plasty) in the adjustment of reconstructed nasal alars at second stage.

Methods: Between June 2012 and January 2017, 14 cases of reconstructed nasal alars by nasolabial flap or expanded forehead flap were recruited. There were 9 males and 5 females with an average age of 34. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7507/1002-1892.201707113DOI Listing
January 2018
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Assessment of Frontalis Myocutaneous Transposition Flap for Forehead Reconstruction After Mohs Surgery.

JAMA Dermatol 2018 Jun;154(6):708-711

Department of Dermatology, University Clinic of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.

Importance: Forehead reconstruction after Mohs surgery has become a challenge for dermatology surgeons, and achieving an excellent cosmetic and functional result is imperative in this location.

Objective: To highlight the utility of a frontalis myocutaneous transposition flap (FMTF) for forehead reconstruction after Mohs surgery.

Design, Setting, And Participants: Surgical technique case series including 12 patients with large forehead defects recruited between January 2010 and June 2017 at the Dermatology Department of the University Clinic of Navarra, Spain. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.1213DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6145651PMC
June 2018
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[Effectiveness analysis of induced membrane technique in the treatment of infectious bone defect].

Zhongguo Xiu Fu Chong Jian Wai Ke Za Zhi 2017 09;31(9):1064-1068

Department of Orthopaedics, Drum Tower Hospital of Nanjing University Medical School, Nanjing Jiangsu, 210008, P.R.China.

Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of induced membrane technique in the treatment of infectious bone defect.

Methods: Thirty-six patients (37 bone lesions) with infectious bone defects were treated with induced membrane technique between January 2011 and June 2014. There were 28 males and 8 females with an average age of 36 years (range, 20-68 years). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7507/1002-1892.201704002DOI Listing
September 2017
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[Application of adjacent micro flap in the repair of skin defect in head and face].

Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 2017 Jul;31(14):1100-1102

Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Enshi Central Hospital, Enshi, 445000, China.

The aim of this study is to sum up the different surgical repair methods and techniques for the skin defect of head and face.A retrospective study on 97 cases of the face and head skin defect caused by trauma and tumor resection in nearly five years, including 37 cases on nasal, 21 cases on cheek, 9 cases on frontal, 13 cases on temporal, and 17 cases on ear. After resecting skin lesion in security boundary, skin defect were repaired by transposition adjacent flap, zone vascular pedicle flap, myocutaneous flap and the mucosal flap. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.13201/j.issn.1001-1781.2017.14.012DOI Listing
July 2017
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Treatment of Recurrent and Persistent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: The Fasciocutaneous Dorsal Ulnar Artery Flap.

J Hand Surg Am 2018 Jul 24;43(7):686.e1-686.e5. Epub 2018 Apr 24.

Department of Plastic Surgery, Isala Klinieken Zwolle, Zwolle, The Netherlands.

Surgical treatment of recurrent and persistent carpal tunnel syndrome by repeat carpal tunnel release combined with soft tissue nerve coverage results in a higher success rate for symptomatic relief in the presence of a scarred median nerve. Several techniques, including local pedicled flaps, transposition flaps from the distal forearm, and free flaps, have been described, but consensus regarding a preferred technique has not been reached. The dorsal ulnar artery flap or Becker flap is a local fasciocutaneous flap based on a dorsal perforating branch of the ulnar artery that can be used for soft tissue coverage of the median nerve. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2018.03.006DOI Listing
July 2018
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Synchronous Soleus and Reverse Sural Flap for Large Soft Tissue Defect Reconstruction of Leg.

World J Plast Surg 2018 Jan;7(1):12-15

Department of Plastic Surgery, School of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Background: Extended Soft tissue defect of leg including middle and distal parts always has been a challenge for many plastic surgeons and also a frustrated problem for patients and families. To introduce the use of the soleus muscle and reverse sural flaps as synchronous surgical treatment alternative of the leg bone exposure with large soft tissue defect, this study was conducted.

Methods: The medical records of patients undergoing transposition of the soleus muscle for treating exposed bone in the leg and simultaneous sural flap were retrospectively analyzed from January 2009 to July 2014, while gathering information on the used muscle was to cover the lesion. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5890361PMC
January 2018
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Mixed facial reanimation technique to treat paralysis in medium-term cases.

J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2018 May 14;46(5):868-874. Epub 2018 Mar 14.

Maxillo-Facial Surgery Department. (Head: Professor C. Marchetti), Sant'Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, University of Bologna, via Albertoni 15, Bologna, Italy.

Recent facial paralyses, in which fibrillations of the mimetic muscles are still detectable by electromyography (EMG), allow facial reanimation based on giving new neural stimuli to musculature. However, if more time has elapsed, mimetic muscles can undergo irreversible atrophy, and providing a new neural stimulus is simply not effective. In these cases function is provided by transferring free flaps into the face or transposing masticatory muscles to reinstitute major movements, such as eyelid closure and smiling. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcms.2018.03.003DOI Listing
May 2018
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Reconstruction of Anterior Neck Scar Contracture Using A Perforator-Supercharged Transposition Flap.

Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2018 Feb 8;6(2):e1485. Epub 2018 Feb 8.

Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan.

Reconstruction of the anterior neck requires attention to both aesthetic and functional outcomes. In general, skin grafts are not suitable for anterior neck reconstruction in Asian patients, even when artificial dermis is used before skin grafting. Therefore, we have employed various types of thin flaps for anterior neck reconstruction, including the cervico-pectoral flap. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/GOX.0000000000001485DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5865921PMC
February 2018
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Percutaneous Autologous Fat Injection Following 2-Layer Flap Lower Blepharoplasty for the Correction of Tear Trough Deformity.

J Craniofac Surg 2018 Jul;29(5):1241-1244

Department of Plastic Surgery, Konkuk University School of Medicine.

Tear trough deformity has been an area that has received much attention in terms of esthetic improvements. Fat transposition has been commonly used for the treatment of tear trough deformity. As some patients have had minimal improvement by that method, we propose the use of fat grafting combined with open blepharoplasty to complement the sunken area, including some of anterior maxilla region, and evaluate and precisely remove the excessive tissue. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000004552DOI Listing
July 2018
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Managing soft tissues in severe lower limb trauma in an ageing population.

Injury 2018 Jun 13;49(6):1197-1202. Epub 2018 Mar 13.

Limb Reconstruction Unit, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

Purpose: With an ageing population, the incidence of trauma in those aged over 65 years is increasing. Strategies for dealing with these patients must be developed. At present the standard management of open tibial fractures in the UK is described by the BOAST4 guidelines (from the British Orthopaedic Association and British Association of Plastic & Aesthetic Surgeons). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2018.03.010DOI Listing
June 2018
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Nose defects reconstruction with the Zitelli bilobed flap.

G Ital Dermatol Venereol 2018 Apr;153(2):278-282

Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy.

The skin cancers of the head and neck district are localized mostly on the nose, which, by being in the center of the mid-face, has an important aesthetic role. Therefore, many reconstructive techniques have been studied; among them regional skin flaps appeared the most suitable since they guaranteed the oncological radicality as well as a good aesthetic outcome. In this paper, we present our experience with the use of the Zitelli bilobed flap, which is defined as a double transposition flap for the reconstruction of the nose defects. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.23736/S0392-0488.17.05035-0DOI Listing
April 2018
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Limberg fasciocutaneous transposition flap for the coverage of an exposed hip implant in a patient affected by ewing sarcoma.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2017 27;41:516-519. Epub 2017 Nov 27.

Multidisciplinary Department of Medical-Surgical and Dental Specialties, Plastic Surgery Unit, Università degli Studi della Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Piazza Luigi Miraglia, 1-80138 Naples, Italy.

Introduction: Hemipelvectomy with immediate reconstruction with prosthetic devices for the surgical treatment of malignant tumors is an invasive procedure with many possible complications such as wound breakdown, seroma, hematoma and infection.The treatment of an exposed hip implant in these cluster of patient is extremely challenging and the literature shows how negative pressure wound therapy and myocutaneous, both pedicled and free, flaps are workhorses in these situations.

Case Report: In this paper we report a successful coverage of exposed prosthetic hip implant with a local fasciocutaneous flap in a patient in which any other kind of reconstruction was not feasible. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijscr.2017.11.043DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5723282PMC
November 2017
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Risk Factors for Titanium Mesh Implant Exposure Following Cranioplasty.

J Craniofac Surg 2018 Jul;29(5):1181-1186

Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada.

Purpose: Titanium mesh is used to reconstruct the neurocranium in cranioplasties. Though it is generally well-tolerated, erosion of the overlying soft tissue with exposure of the implant is a complication that adversely affects patient outcomes. The purpose of this study is to investigate potential risk factors for titanium mesh exposure. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SCS.0000000000004479DOI Listing
July 2018
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Autologous Gluteal Augmentation with the Moustache Transposition Flap Technique.

Authors:
Robert F Centeno

Clin Plast Surg 2018 Apr;45(2):277-293

Department of Plastic Surgery, The Ohio State University, 915 Olentangy River Road, Suite 2100, Columbus, OH 43212, USA; Private Practice, Columbus Institute of Plastic Surgery, 6499 East Broad Street, Suite 130, Columbus, OH 43213, USA. Electronic address:

Massive weight loss patients and aesthetic patients can present with significant gluteal contour abnormalities. Gluteal ptosis, skeletal deformities, severe platypgia, and a paucity of donor fat for autologous transfer are common problems. Excisional procedures are used to treat massive-weight-loss contour abnormalities. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cps.2017.12.011DOI Listing
April 2018
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Topology, Geometry, and Mechanics of Z-Plasty.

Phys Rev Lett 2018 Feb;120(6):068101

Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA.

Reconstructive surgeries often use topological manipulation of tissue to minimize postoperative scarring. The most common version of this, Z-plasty, involves modifying a straight line cut into a Z shape, followed by a rotational transposition of the resulting triangular pedicle flaps, and a final restitching of the wound. This locally reorients the anisotropic stress field and reduces the potential for scarring. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.120.068101DOI Listing
February 2018
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Nasolabial flap - alternative uses for a classic but versatile technique.

Dermatol Online J 2017 Sep 15;23(9). Epub 2017 Sep 15.

Department of Dermatology, Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Portugal. fernandojrmota@ gmail.com.

The nasolabial flap is one of the most ancient techniques used in orofacial surgery. The authors report two cases of patients with skin cancer treated surgically with variations of the classic nasolabial flap by transposition (bilateral and folded) that highlight the broad applicability of this technique. Read More

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September 2017
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