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Laser Therapy In Superficial Morphea Lesions – Indications, Limitations And Therapeutic Alternatives, Alin Laurentiu Tatu, Diana Sabina Radaschin, Vlad Denis Constantin, Paunica Stana, Valeriu Ardeleanu 2020 ST. PARASCHEVA` INFECTIOUS DISEASES CLINICAL HOSPITAL GALATI, ROMANIA

Laser Therapy In Superficial Morphea Lesions – Indications, Limitations And Therapeutic Alternatives, Alin Laurentiu Tatu, Diana Sabina Radaschin, Vlad Denis Constantin, Paunica Stana, Valeriu Ardeleanu

Journal of Mind and Medical Sciences

Morphea or localized scleroderma is an uncommon autoimmune and inflammatory disease which affects patients of any age. Even if morphea lesions present systemic symptoms as myalgias or arthritis, it is distinct from systemic sclerosis because it does not associate Raynaud’s phenomena or sclerodactyly, which are encountered in systemic scleroderma. The most common form of morphea in children is `en coup de sabre`, which can alter the local anatomy by deep tissue involvement. In contrast, the most frequent form that affects adults is represented by circumscribed morphea. The initial lesions present an inflammatory phase that manifests in the form of ...


Innovative Device For Indocianyne Green Navigational Surgery, Cătălin Aliuș, Nicolae Bacalbașa, Cristian Bălălău 2020 UNIVERSITARY EMERGENCY CLINICAL HOSPITAL, BUCHAREST, ROMANIA

Innovative Device For Indocianyne Green Navigational Surgery, Cătălin Aliuș, Nicolae Bacalbașa, Cristian Bălălău

Journal of Mind and Medical Sciences

Dynamic reality has been integrated into developing surgical techniques, with the goals of providing increased intraoperative accuracy, easier detection of critical anatomical landmarks, and better general results for the patient. Enhancement of the reality in surgical theaters using single or multi sensorial augmenters (haptic, thermic and visual) has been reported with various degrees of success. This paper presents a novel device for navigational surgery and ancillary clinical applications based on the fluorescent properties of Indocyanine Green (ICG), a safe, FDA-approved dye that emits fluorescence at higher wavelengths than endogenous proteins. The latest technological developments and the aforementioned convenient quantum behavior ...


Treatment Of Lipomas And Diffuse Lipomatosis With Ndyag 1064 Nm Laser And Their Impact On The Quality Of Life, Valeriu Ardeleanu, Liliana Florina Andronache, Florentina Gherghiceanu, Stana Paunica, Cristian Balalau, Anca Pantea Stoian 2020 DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY, UNIVERSITY “DUNAREA DE JOS”, 800008 GALATI, ROMANIA;

Treatment Of Lipomas And Diffuse Lipomatosis With Ndyag 1064 Nm Laser And Their Impact On The Quality Of Life, Valeriu Ardeleanu, Liliana Florina Andronache, Florentina Gherghiceanu, Stana Paunica, Cristian Balalau, Anca Pantea Stoian

Journal of Mind and Medical Sciences

Lipomas, the most common type of benign tumours, are generally developed from adipose tissue and present an incidence of 2.1 per 1000 inhabitants. In addition to lipomas, at least three other maladies of the adipose tissue lead patients to consult a doctor, especially for aesthetic purposes: multiple familial lipomatosis, diffuse congenital lipomatosis, and adiposa doloris. Unlike lipomas, these maladies are characterized by numerous lipomas, encapsulated or not, of different sizes, symmetrical or not, which may appear in the neck, limbs, or the trunk, sometimes being painful. The life quality of these patients is affected, not only from an aesthetic ...


Post-Surgical Pyoderma Gangrenosum After Breast Surgery: A Case Series, Jahan Tajran, Daniella Anderson, Arif Chaudhry, Dennis Hammond 2020 Wayne State University School of Medicine

Post-Surgical Pyoderma Gangrenosum After Breast Surgery: A Case Series, Jahan Tajran, Daniella Anderson, Arif Chaudhry, Dennis Hammond

Medical Student Research Symposium

Background:

Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is a rare inflammatory cutaneous disorder that is thought to be due to innate immune system dysfunction, specifically of neutrophils. PG has been well documented in patients with autoimmune disorders like Ulcerative Colitis and Rheumatoid Arthritis. PG can also present in surgical patients, imitating a potential wound infection and necrotizing fasciitis. Although PG is a diagnosis of exclusion, prompt recognition is essential to attaining desired aesthetic outcomes, especially with breast involvement. We present a case series of four patients who developed PG following breast surgery. We analyze each patient’s medical history, symptoms, wound progression and ...


Exophytic Adiposis Dolorosa (Dercum's Disease) Of The Thigh: A Case Report., Jude L Opoku-Agyeman, Lauren Coffua, Jamee Simone, Terrance Hanley, Amir Behnam 2020 Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Exophytic Adiposis Dolorosa (Dercum's Disease) Of The Thigh: A Case Report., Jude L Opoku-Agyeman, Lauren Coffua, Jamee Simone, Terrance Hanley, Amir Behnam

Plastic Surgery Resident Research

Adiposis dolorosa or Dercum's disease is a rare lipomatous disorder characterized by painful lipomas. In this article, we report a case of rather large exophytic adiposis dolorosa causing difficulties with ambulation, and our surgical management of the disorder. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of a large exophytic adiposis dolorosa of the upper medial thigh causing problems with mobility. This is also the first reported case of the use of a delayed split-thickness skin graft (STSG) after interval use of wound vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) following dermolipectomy. A 77-year-old female presented with a chronic mass on the ...


The Effect Of Language Barriers On Variation And Receipt Of Early Stage Breast Cancer Treatment, Abigail R. Madans DO, Richard T. Zera MD, PhD, Rachel M. Nygaard PhD 2020 Hennepin Healthcare

The Effect Of Language Barriers On Variation And Receipt Of Early Stage Breast Cancer Treatment, Abigail R. Madans Do, Richard T. Zera Md, Phd, Rachel M. Nygaard Phd

Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice

Background: Arriving at and implementing an appropriate patient centered treatment plan for early stage breast cancer requires significant dialogue between healthcare providers and patients. How language barriers affect this process has not been thoroughly explored in the literature. The aim of this paper is to examine the effect of language barrier on variation and receipt of early stage breast cancer treatment.

Methods: Rates of lumpectomy, mastectomy, and contralateral prophylactic mastectomy (CPM) with or without reconstruction were compared between English speaking and Low English Proficiency (LEP) cohorts. Patients with recurrent or bilateral breast cancer, male patients, and/or known genetic mutations ...


Chronic Vulvar Paget’S Disease: A Therapeutic Challenge With A Review Of The Literature, Bouhani Malek, Zemni Ines, Fertani Yasmine, Bouzaiene Hatem, Rahal Khaled 2019 Valparaiso University

Chronic Vulvar Paget’S Disease: A Therapeutic Challenge With A Review Of The Literature, Bouhani Malek, Zemni Ines, Fertani Yasmine, Bouzaiene Hatem, Rahal Khaled

Journal of Mind and Medical Sciences

Vulvar Paget’s disease is an uncommon adenocarcinoma of the female genital tract, occuring more often in postmenopausal Caucasian women and accounting for 1-2% of all vulvar malignancies. A 39-year-old female patient was examined for the erythematous and pruritic vulvar lesion, with biopsy and histological examination revealing vulvar Paget’s disease. We did not diagnose any associated neoplasm. The patient underwent four surgical resections for relapsed disease, varying from local excision to extended excision, including radical vulvectomy, with esthetic coverage. The margins were involved. Due to the extended target volumes, radiotherapy was rejected and the patient underwent a local topical ...


Breast Implant Illness: A Step Forward In Understanding This Complex Entity And The Impact Of Social Media, Răzvan Danciu, Cristina N. Marina, Valeriu Ardeleanu, Romeo Marin, Răzvan V. Scăunașu, Laura Răducu 2019 Valparaiso University

Breast Implant Illness: A Step Forward In Understanding This Complex Entity And The Impact Of Social Media, Răzvan Danciu, Cristina N. Marina, Valeriu Ardeleanu, Romeo Marin, Răzvan V. Scăunașu, Laura Răducu

Journal of Mind and Medical Sciences

Introduction. The number of implant-related complaints is constantly rising, a phenomenon probably accentuated by the extensive use of social media by patients. Material and method. A group of signs and symptoms considered to be caused by mammary implants is known as “Breast Implant Illness”. This paper analyzes the increased number of posts by patients on social media in which they describe their symptoms, their disappointment with the decision of using breast implants, and the beneficial effects of explantation. The case of a patient with breast implants who visited our clinic is reported here. The patient complained of two palpable masses ...


Modern Concepts In Non-Surgical Esthetics; A Review, Anca Pantea Stoian, Razvan Hainarosie, Catalina Pietrosanu, Andreea Rusescu, Liliana F. Andronache, Stana Paunica, Cristian Balalau, Teodora S. Pituru 2019 Valparaiso University

Modern Concepts In Non-Surgical Esthetics; A Review, Anca Pantea Stoian, Razvan Hainarosie, Catalina Pietrosanu, Andreea Rusescu, Liliana F. Andronache, Stana Paunica, Cristian Balalau, Teodora S. Pituru

Journal of Mind and Medical Sciences

New non-surgical esthetics is the most dynamic field in contemporary medicine. At the same time, it is greatly influenced by our contemporary society. This paper reviews modern methods used in non-surgical esthetics, especially in Romania. From injectology and non-surgical face lifting to non-surgical body contouring, we analyzed all procedures performed by Romanian physicians, and we show the advantages and disadvantages of the advanced esthetic procedures. Injectology typically implies hyaluronic acid, botox and mesotherapy (for wrinkles and rejuvenation). Laser and radiofrequency treatment are used for wrinkles as well, with fewer unwanted adverse reactions and results exceeding those of injectables. Non-surgical lifting ...


Use Of Integra For Reconstruction After Nevi Resection: A Systematic Review And Pooled Analysis Of Reported Cases, Jude Opoku-Agyeman, Kayla Humenansky, Wellington Davis III, Paul Glat 2019 Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Use Of Integra For Reconstruction After Nevi Resection: A Systematic Review And Pooled Analysis Of Reported Cases, Jude Opoku-Agyeman, Kayla Humenansky, Wellington Davis Iii, Paul Glat

Plastic Surgery Resident Research

BACKGROUND:

The use of Integra Dermal Reconstruction Template has emerged as an option for wound reconstruction, after resection of congenital nevi, especially giant congenital nevi. There have been many reports on Integra use in the literature for this purpose. This systematic review with pooled analysis examines the current literature regarding Integra use after resection of congenital nevi, including patient characteristics and reported outcomes.

METHODS:

Systematic electronic searches were performed using PubMed, Ovid, Embase, and Cochrane library databases for studies reporting the use of Integra to reconstruct defects after nevi resection. Studies were analyzed if they met the inclusion criteria. Pooled ...


Surgical Configurations Of The Pectoralis Major Flap For Reconstruction Of Sternoclavicular Defects: A Systematic Review And New Classification Of Described Techniques, Jude Opoku-Agyeman, David Matera, Jamee Simone 2019 Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Surgical Configurations Of The Pectoralis Major Flap For Reconstruction Of Sternoclavicular Defects: A Systematic Review And New Classification Of Described Techniques, Jude Opoku-Agyeman, David Matera, Jamee Simone

Plastic Surgery Resident Research

The pectoralis major flap has been considered the workhorse flap for chest and sternoclavicular defect reconstruction. There have been many configurations of the pectoralis major flap reported in the literature for use in reconstruction sternoclavicular defects either involving bone, soft tissue elements, or both. This study reviews the different configurations of the pectoralis major flap for sternoclavicular defect reconstruction and provides the first ever classification for these techniques. We also provide an algorithm for the selection of these flap variants for sternoclavicular defect reconstruction.

METHODS:

EMBASE, Cochrane library, Ovid medicine and PubMed databases were searched from its inception to August ...


Extra-Pleural Dermal Solitary Fibrous Tumor On The Posterior Shoulder: A Case Report., Sean J. Wallace MD, Robert Teixeira MD, Nathan F. Miller, Hina A. Sheikh, Genevieve Guzman, Rohit Sharma MD 2019 Lehigh Valley Hospital

Extra-Pleural Dermal Solitary Fibrous Tumor On The Posterior Shoulder: A Case Report., Sean J. Wallace Md, Robert Teixeira Md, Nathan F. Miller, Hina A. Sheikh, Genevieve Guzman, Rohit Sharma Md

Hina A. Sheikh, M.D.

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Effect Of Native Type I Collagen With Polyhexamethylene Biguanide Antimicrobial On Wounds: Interim Registry Results., Michael A Bain, Kerry T Thibodeaux, Marcus S Speyrer, Emily Carlson, George John Koullias 2019 Department of Plastic Surgery, Hoag Memorial Hospital, Newport Beach, Calif

Effect Of Native Type I Collagen With Polyhexamethylene Biguanide Antimicrobial On Wounds: Interim Registry Results., Michael A Bain, Kerry T Thibodeaux, Marcus S Speyrer, Emily Carlson, George John Koullias

Articles, Abstracts, and Reports

Background: Biofilm can impair wound healing by maintaining an elevated, but ineffective, inflammatory state. This article describes interim results from the prospective RESPOND postmarketing registry evaluating the use of a native type 1, porcine collagen matrix with the embedded antimicrobial polyhexamethylene biguanide (PCMP) in the management of chronic wounds.

Methods: Adults ≥18 years of age with ≥1 appropriate wound were eligible for inclusion. Data that were final on January 26, 2018 were included in this analysis. At week 0, wounds were cleaned, debrided, and prepared as necessary and PCMP was applied, with a dressing to fix it in place. Patients ...


Generation Of Functional Human Adipose Tissue In Mice From Primed Progenitor Cells, Raziel Rojas-Rodriguez, Jorge Lujan-Hernandez, So Yun Min, Tiffany DeSouza, Patrick Teebagy, Anand Desai, Heather Tessier, Robert Slamin, Leah Siegel-Reamer, Cara Berg, Angel Baez, Janice F. Lalikos, Silvia Corvera 2019 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Generation Of Functional Human Adipose Tissue In Mice From Primed Progenitor Cells, Raziel Rojas-Rodriguez, Jorge Lujan-Hernandez, So Yun Min, Tiffany Desouza, Patrick Teebagy, Anand Desai, Heather Tessier, Robert Slamin, Leah Siegel-Reamer, Cara Berg, Angel Baez, Janice F. Lalikos, Silvia Corvera

Senior Scholars Program

Adipose tissue (AT) is used extensively in reconstructive and regenerative therapies, but transplanted fat often undergoes cell death, leading to inflammation, calcification, and requirement for further revision surgery. Previously, we have found that mesenchymal progenitor cells within human AT can proliferate in three-dimensional culture under proangiogenic conditions. These cells (primed ADipose progenitor cells, PADS) robustly differentiate into adipocytes in vitro (ad-PADS). The goal of this study is to determine whether ad-PADS can form structured AT in vivo, with potential for use in surgical applications. Grafts formed from ad-PADS were compared to grafts formed from AT obtained by liposuction after implantation ...


Panniculectomy Performed In Conjunction With Gynecologic Surgery In The Morbidly Obese Patient - A Nsqip Analysis And Meta-Analysis Of The Literature, Shayoni Nag, Tirth Patel, Steven C. Bonawitz M.D. 2019 Rowan University

Panniculectomy Performed In Conjunction With Gynecologic Surgery In The Morbidly Obese Patient - A Nsqip Analysis And Meta-Analysis Of The Literature, Shayoni Nag, Tirth Patel, Steven C. Bonawitz M.D.

Stratford Campus Research Day

Purpose: Panniculectomy is a common procedure in plastic surgery, often performed following massive weight loss and in morbidly obese patients. It can be performed in combination with various gynecologic procedures based on the rational that it will reduce complication rates.1, 2, 3 These studies fail to provide proof of these claims for reasons including study design and the lack of inclusion of both morbidly obese and non-morbidly obese patients. Recent medical practice has focused increasingly on minimizing patient morbidity and trends in reimbursement are moving towards penalizing practices which increase complications.

Methods/Results:We reviewed the NSQIP database to ...


3 Cm Researchers Honored With Endowed Chairs, Children's Mercy Hospital 2019 Children's Mercy Kansas City

3 Cm Researchers Honored With Endowed Chairs, Children's Mercy Hospital

Our Story Continues

Susan Abdel-Rahman, PharmD received the Marion Merrell Dow/Missouri Chair in Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology. Shao Jiang, MD received the Frederick J. McCoy Endowed Chair in Plastic Surgery and Craniofacial Research. Cy Nadler, PhD received the Josh Barnds and Stella Carlson Endowed Professorship for Autism.


Reconstruction Of Sternoclavicular Defect With Completely Detached Pectoralis Major Flap, Jude Opoku-Agyeman, Sergio Perez, Amir Behnam, David Matera 2019 Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Reconstruction Of Sternoclavicular Defect With Completely Detached Pectoralis Major Flap, Jude Opoku-Agyeman, Sergio Perez, Amir Behnam, David Matera

Plastic Surgery Resident Research

Sternoclavicular joint infection is very rare. Osteomyelitis is a known complication of septic sternoclavicular joint. Once this condition is diagnosed, aggressive management including antibiotic and surgical debridement is warranted. Patients are often left with sizeable sternoclavicular defects that may need surgical reconstruction. In this report, we describe the use of a completely detached pectoralis major flap for the reconstruction of a large sternoclavicular defect after resection for osteomyelitis. Briefly, after the debridement of the infected sternoclavicular joint, the pectoralis major was detached from its sternoclavicular attachments and further detached from the humeral attachments rendering it completely detached on a vascular ...


Enhancement Of Viable Adipose-Derived Stem Cells In Lipoaspirate By Buffering Tumescent With Sodium Bicarbonate, Ashish Francis MD, Wei Z. Wang MD, Joshua J. Goldman MD, Xin-Hua Fang MT, Shelley J. Williams MS, Richard C. Baynosa MD; FACS 2019 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Enhancement Of Viable Adipose-Derived Stem Cells In Lipoaspirate By Buffering Tumescent With Sodium Bicarbonate, Ashish Francis Md, Wei Z. Wang Md, Joshua J. Goldman Md, Xin-Hua Fang Mt, Shelley J. Williams Ms, Richard C. Baynosa Md; Facs

School of Medicine Faculty Publications

Background: Fat grafting is a growing field within plastic surgery. Adipose-derived stem cells (ASCs) and stromal vascular fracture (SVF) may have a role in fat graft survival. Our group previously demonstrated a detrimental effect on ASC survival by the lidocaine used in tumescent solution. Sodium bicarbonate (SB) buffers the acidity of lidocaine. The purpose of this study was to determine whether SB buffering is a practical method to reduce ASC and SVF apoptosis and necrosis seen with common lidocaine-containing tumescent solution. Methods: Human patients undergoing bilateral liposuction for any indication were included in this study. An internally controlled, split-body design ...


Choice Of Implant Filler In Breast Reconstruction: A Study Of The Cost-Effectiveness Of Saline And Silicone Implants, Kathleen Nelligan 2018 The University of Western Ontario

Choice Of Implant Filler In Breast Reconstruction: A Study Of The Cost-Effectiveness Of Saline And Silicone Implants, Kathleen Nelligan

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

Breast reconstruction following mastectomy is increasing and implant-based breast reconstruction is the most common surgical approach. Saline and silicone implants have different cost and complication profiles and it is unclear which is the more cost-effective option. A systematic review of the literature was undertaken to summarize the quality of life data in breast reconstruction, specifically, previously published health state utility values relevant to breast reconstruction. In addition, a cost-utility analysis was undertaken from the perspective of the third-party payer, accounting for the most common complications associated with saline and silicone implants. This demonstrated that despite the increased initial cost of ...


Utilizing V-Y Fasciocutaneous Advancement Flaps For Vulvar Reconstruction., Lauren C. Hand, Talia Maas, Nadia Baka, Rebecca J. Mercier, Patrick J. Greaney, Norman G. Rosenblum, Christine H. Kim 2018 Thomas Jefferson University

Utilizing V-Y Fasciocutaneous Advancement Flaps For Vulvar Reconstruction., Lauren C. Hand, Talia Maas, Nadia Baka, Rebecca J. Mercier, Patrick J. Greaney, Norman G. Rosenblum, Christine H. Kim

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Faculty Papers

Objectives: We aimed to analyze the outcomes of patients who underwent vulvectomy with subsequent V-Y fasciocutaneous flap reconstruction.

Methods: All medical records of all patients who underwent vulvectomies with V-Y fasciocutaneous flap reconstruction from January 2007 to June 2016 were retrospectively reviewed. Patient clinical and surgical data, demographics, and outcomes were abstracted.

Results: Of the 27 patients, 42 flaps were transferred. A simple vulvectomy was performed in 8 (30%) patients, partial radical vulvectomy in 15 (56%), and radical vulvectomy in 4 (15%). The median area of defect was 30 cm

Conclusions: The use of a V-Y fasciocutaneous advancement flap for ...


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