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Considerations in Flap Selection for Soft Tissue Defects of the Hand

20 May, 2019 | 15:18h | UTC

Considerations in Flap Selection for Soft Tissue Defects of the Hand – Clinics in Plastic Surgery (free)

 


Guideline: Transition Planning for the Senior Surgeon

16 May, 2019 | 05:22h | UTC

Transition Planning for the Senior Surgeon: Guidance and Recommendations From the Society of Surgical Chairs – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

Invited Commentary: Planning for Retiring From Operating (free for a limited period)

Author Interview: Transition Planning for the Senior Surgeon (free audio)

 


Enhanced Recovery Pathway for Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

20 Apr, 2019 | 13:55h | UTC

Enhanced Recovery Pathway for Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (free)

 


France Is First to Ban Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer

10 Apr, 2019 | 06:03h | UTC

France Is First to Ban Breast Implants Linked to Rare Cancer – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free)

Related: FDA Report: 660 Cases of Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (report and commentaries on the subject)

 


Guideline: Stepwise En Bloc Resection of Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma

14 Mar, 2019 | 01:56h | UTC

Stepwise En Bloc Resection of Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma with Oncologic Considerations – Aesthetic Surgery Journal (free)

Commentary: Treatment guidelines for breast implant-associated lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) – eCancer News (free)

Related: 2019 NCCN Consensus Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) – Aesthetic Surgery Journal (free) AND FDA Report: 660 Cases of Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (free report and commentaries)

 


Review: Cutaneous Complications Associated with Breast Augmentation

28 Feb, 2019 | 13:45h | UTC

Cutaneous complications associated with breast augmentation: A review – International Journal of Women’s Dermatology (free)

 


Review: Role of Plastic Surgery in Global Health

3 Jan, 2019 | 11:53h | UTC

What Is the Role of Plastic Surgery in Global Health? A Review – World Journal of Plastic Surgery (free)

 


Meta-Analysis: Evaluation of Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Rhinoplasty

3 Dec, 2018 | 23:37h | UTC

Evaluation of Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Rhinoplasty: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery (free for a limited period)

Author Interview: Evaluation of Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Rhinoplasty (free)

Commentaries: Review: No support for use of postoperative antibiotics after rhinoplasty – CIDRAP (free) AND No Benefit From Preventive Antibiotics in Nose Jobs – MedPage Today (free)

 


Study: Long-term Outcomes of Silicone Breast Implants

19 Oct, 2018 | 00:10h | UTC

US FDA Breast Implant Postapproval Studies: Long-term Outcomes in 99,993 Patients – Annals of Surgery (free)

Commentary: Long-term safety of silicone breast implants still unclear – Reuters (free)

 


Clinical Update: Management of Chronic Wounds

27 Sep, 2018 | 22:36h | UTC

Management of Chronic Wounds—2018 – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 


Study: Autologous vs Prosthetic Breast Reconstruction

22 Jun, 2018 | 02:29h | UTC

Long-term Patient-Reported Outcomes in Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

Invited Commentary: Autologous vs Prosthetic Breast Reconstruction: Where Do We Stand? (free for a limited period)

Author Interview: Long-term Patient-Reported Outcomes in Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction (free audio)

Commentaries: Breast reconstruction more satisfying than implants after cancer, survey says – UPI (free) AND Flap vs Implant for Breast Reconstruction: How to Choose – MedPage Today (free registration required) AND Study explores satisfaction, quality of life after breast reconstruction – Brigham and Women’s Hospital, via MedicalXpress (free)

 


Breast Reconstruction: Updated Overview for Primary Care Physicians

22 Jun, 2018 | 02:09h | UTC

Breast reconstruction: Updated overview for primary care physicians – Canadian Family Physician (free)

 


Randomized Trial: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy No Better Than Regular Dressing in Severe Open Fracture of the Lower Limb

15 Jun, 2018 | 02:20h | UTC

Effect of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy vs Standard Wound Management on 12-Month Disability Among Adults With Severe Open Fracture of the Lower Limb: The WOLLF Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Commentaries: High-tech treatment of open leg wounds no better than using regular dressings – University of Warwick (free) AND Negative-Pressure Therapy No Better for Open Fractures – Medscape (free registration required)

“Negative pressure wound therapy did not improve 12-month disability for patients with severe open fracture of the lower limb compared with standard wound dressing”

 


Perspective: Plastic Surgery’s Contributions to Surgical Ethics

4 May, 2018 | 02:00h | UTC

Plastic Surgery’s Contributions to Surgical Ethics – AMA Journal of Ethics (free)

“Important for plastic surgeons in particular to remember: just because you *can* perform an operation, which might or might not be medically indicated, does not mean you *should* perform the operation” (via @JournalofEthics see Tweet)

 


Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma

23 Mar, 2018 | 02:42h | UTC

FDA In Brief: FDA updates public information about known risk of lymphoma from breast implants (free) AND Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma – FDA Update (free)

Commentaries: More Cases Are Reported of Unusual Cancer Linked to Breast Implants – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free) AND Implant-Related Lymphoma Cases Rise – More than 400 cases reported to FDA – MedPage Today (free)

“Some 400 to 500 women worldwide have an unusual type of lymphoma linked to breast implants with textured surfaces. Experts say women considering implants should be told”. (via @NYTHealth see Tweet)

 


Guidelines for Burn Care Under Austere Conditions

2 Mar, 2018 | 01:57h | UTC

Guidelines for Burn Care Under Austere Conditions: Surgical and Nonsurgical Wound Management – Journal of Burn Care & Research (free)

See also: Guideline for Burn Care Under Austere Conditions: Special Care Topics (free)

Source: Critical Care Reviews Newsletter

 


Research: Breast Implants and the Risk of Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma in the Breast

16 Jan, 2018 | 19:01h | UTC

Breast Implants and the Risk of Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma in the Breast – JAMA Oncology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Breast Implants Associated With Increased Risk of Breast Anaplastic Large-cell Lymphoma – Oncology Nurse Advisor (free) AND Dutch Study Links Implants to Increased Breast-ALCL Risk – MedPage Today (free registration required)

 


Dressings and Topical Agents for Healing Pressure Ulcers

16 Jan, 2018 | 17:01h | UTC

Dressings and topical agents for healing pressure ulcers: which should we choose? – Evidently Cochrane (free)

 


Viewpoint: Public Reporting of Surgical Outcomes: Surgeons, Hospitals, or Both?

8 Sep, 2017 | 02:29h | UTC

Public Reporting of Surgical Outcomes: Surgeons, Hospitals, or Both? – JAMA Forum (free)

 


Sepsis in the burn patient

15 Aug, 2017 | 19:29h | UTC

Review: Sepsis in the burn patient: a different problem than sepsis in the general population – Burns & Trauma (free)

 


Surgical Guidelines for Perioperative Management of Older Adults

10 Aug, 2017 | 20:48h | UTC

Surgical Guidelines for Perioperative Management of Older Adults: What Geriatricians Need to Know – Journal of The American Geriatrics Society, via Medscape (free)

 


Current Therapeutic Approach to Hypertrophic Scars

16 Jul, 2017 | 23:33h | UTC

Clinical Review: Current Therapeutic Approach to Hypertrophic Scars – Frontiers in Medicine (free)

 


Optimal Perioperative Care in Breast Reconstruction: ERAS Society Recommendations

5 Jul, 2017 | 16:38h | UTC

Consensus Review of Optimal Perioperative Care in Breast Reconstruction: Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) Society Recommendations – Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (free)

See also other Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Guidelines and Reviews in our collection and the ERAS Society Website.

 


Topical antimicrobial agents for treating foot ulcers in people with diabetes

25 Jun, 2017 | 13:56h | UTC

Topical antimicrobial agents for treating foot ulcers in people with diabetes – Cochrane Library (link to summary – & for full-text)

“Topical antimicrobial dressing may increase foot ulcer healing in people with diabetes” (RT @CochraneUK see Tweet)

 


Optimizing Breast Cancer Adjuvant Radiation and Integration of Breast and Reconstructive Surgery

16 Jun, 2017 | 01:32h | UTC

Optimizing Breast Cancer Adjuvant Radiation and Integration of Breast and Reconstructive Surgery – 2017 ASCO Educational Book (free)

 


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