Plastic Surgery Presentations and Research

This quarterly report is a summary of the monthly Faculty Research Newsletter. Journal links within the publications below may require subscriptions or a log-in through the Columbia library while PubMed links are accessible to all.

Presentations

December 2018

Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, 36th Annual Meeting
Boston, MA, October 26-28, 2018

  • Levy AS, Celie KB, Lin A, Rohde CH, Kutler DI, Reeve GW, Spector JA. Off the Hinge: Functional Restoration of Subtotal Hemimandibulectomy Defects Does Not Require Condylar Preservation.
  • Lee JC, Laifer-Narin S, Schlechtweg K, Booker W, Miller R, Ayyala R, Imahiyerobo T. A Comparison of Early and Late Prenatal MRI in the Diagnosis of Cleft Palate.
  • Bernstein JL, Fullerton N, Schlechtweg KA, Imahiyerobo TA. Pediatric Pain and Pain Management After Ambulatory Plastic Surgery: Trends in the Age of Opioid Awareness.
  • The following two posters tied for 2nd/3rd in the Best Poster Competition: Levy A, Wright MA, Rohde CH. Efficacy of Biosynthetic Mesh in the Abdominal Donor Site Following Autologous Breast Reconstruction and Levy A, Bogue J, Otterburn DM, Imahiyerobo TA, Rohde CH. Non-Permanent Mesh for Non-Midline Abdominal Wall Defects.

November 2018

Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
Boston, MA, October 26, 2018

  • Lin AJ, Fu R, Toyoda Y, Bahroloomi D, Kurlansky P, Levine J, Sidoti E, Srinivasan A, Priovolos S, Rohde CH. The Impact of the 2010 NY State Breast Cancer Provider Discussion Law on Rates of Discussion and Reconstruction at Public NYC Hospitals.

June 2018

Seventy-fifth annual meeting of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
Pittsburgh, PA, April 2018

  • Morrison KA, Lee JC, Souweidane MM, Feldstein NA, Ascherman JA. Twenty- year outcome experience with open craniosynostosis repairs: An analysis of reoperation and complication rates.

February 2018

Annual meeting of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
Phoenix, AZ, January 2018

  • Ballestin A, Najjar M, Akelina Y, Naides A, Noland R, Harb A, Levi M, Blackburn C, Ascherman J. Rat model for chronic lymphedema and treatment.

December 2017

Eighty Sixth Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Orlando, FL, October 2017

  • Ascherman J, Morrison K, Zeidler K, Appel J, Mohebali K, Stokes T, Sudarsky L, Chun Y, Castle J, Colwell A. XPAND II- A multi-center, prospective, clinical trial for the AeroForm tissue expander system for two-stage breast reconstruction.

November 2017

American Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting
Orlando, FL, October 6-10, 2017

  • Fu R, Toyoda Y, Lu L, Rohde C, Otterburn D. Smoking May Have a Different Risk Factor Profile for Postoperative Complications in Plastic and General Surgical Procedures; A Propensity-Matched Analysis of 294,903 Patients from the NSQIP Database from 2005-2014
  • Lee JC, Ishtibar S, Means JJ, Wu J, Rohde CHA Randomized, Controlled Study of OctylNR-cyanoacrylate and Adhesive Mesh Closure System Versus Subcuticular Suture Closure in Reduction Mammoplasty
  • Marano AA, Henderson PW, Prince MR, Dashnaw S, ARMRIT, Rohde CH. Effect of MRI on Breast Tissue Expanders and Recommendations for Safe Use
  • Toyoda Y, Fu R, Lu L, Otterburn D, Rohde C. Smoking Independently Increases Postoperative Wound Complications in Plastic Surgical Procedures; A Propensity-Matched NSQIP Analysis

October 2017

34th Annual meeting of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
Newport, RI, September 2017

  • Ascherman J, Morrison K, Zeidler K, Appel J, Mohebali K, Stokes T, Sudarsky L, Chun Y, Castle J, Colwell A. XPAND II — A multi-center, prospective, clinical trial for the AeroForm tissue expander system for two-stage breast reconstruction.
  • Fu R, Toyoda Y, Li L, Rohde C, Otterburn D. Smoking May Have a Different Risk Factor Profile for Postoperative Complications in Plastic and General Surgical Procedures; A Propensity-Matched Analysis of 294,903 Patients from the NSQIP Database from 2005-2014 .
  • Fu R, MD, Baser O, MS, Means J, Kurlansky P, Rohde C. Breast Cancer Provider Discussion Law Helps Reverse Racial and Economic Disparity for Breast Reconstruction in NY State: An Analysis of 42,137 Patients From the NY SPARCS Database.
  • Lee JC, MD, Ishtihar S, Means JJ, Wu J, Rohde A Randomized, Controlled Study of OctylNR-cyanoacrylate and Adhesive Mesh Closure System Versus Subcuticular Suture Closure in Reduction Mammoplasty.
  • Levy A, Bernstein J, Morrison KA, Lieberman MD, Pomp A, Rohde C, Otterburn DM, Spector JA. Simplifying Technique While Improving Surgical Outcomes in Complex Abdominal Wall Reconstruction.
  • Marano AA, Henderson PW, Prince MR, Dashnaw S, ARMRIT, Rohde CH, Effect of MRI on Breast Tissue Expanders and Recommendations for Safe Use.
  • Morrison K, Lee J, Souweidane M, Feldstein N, Ascherman J. Twenty-year outcomes experience with primary open craniosynostosis repairs: An analysis of reoperation and complication rates.
  • Toyoda T, Fu R, Lu L, Ottberburn D, Rohde C. Smoking Independently Increases Postoperative Wound Complications in Plastic Surgical Procedures; A Propensity-Matched NSQIP Analysis.

June 2017

18th annual meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons
Las Vegas, NV, April 2017

  • Ascherman J. Novel approaches to breast reconstruction.

April 2017

American Association of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting
Austin, TX, March 25-28, 2017

  • Fu R, Toyoda Y, Li L, Rohde C, Otterburn DM. Smoking and Postoperative Complications in Plastic and General Surgical Procedures; A Propensity-Score Matched Analysis of 294,903 Patients from the NSQIP Database from 2005-2014.

New York Regional Plastic Surgeons Residents' Night

  • Toyoda Y, BA; Fu R, Li L, MS; Otterburn, Christine Rohde C. Smoking as an Independent Risk Factor for Postoperative Complications in Plastic Surgical Procedures; A Propensity-Score Matched Analysis of 36,454 Patients from the NSQIP Database from 2005-2014.

February 2017

American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
Hawaii, January 14-17, 2017

  • Ascherman J, Najjar M, Lopez M, Akelina Y. Re-establishment of lymphatic drainage after vascularized lymph node transfer in a rat model.
  • Henderson P, Gomberawalla A, Ascherman J, Grant R, Taback B, Chen M, Ananthakrishnan P, Feldman S, Rohde C. LYMPHA significantly decreases the incidence of upper extremity lymphedema after axillary lymph node dissection. American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
    Hawaii, January 14-17, 2017.

December 2016

42nd Annual Meeting, the Israel Society of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery
Tel Aviv, Israel, November 2016

  • Ascherman, J. Defining the association between diabetes mellitus and plastic surgery outcomes: An analysis of 40,465 patients from the American College of Surgeons database.

October 2016

Annual Meeting, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Los Angeles, September 2016

  • Lee, J, Morrison, K, Chang, M, Ascherman, J., and Rohde, C. Is Cosmetic Surgery Tourism Worth it? A Cost analysis of nontuberculous mycobacterium surgical site infections contracted abroad.
  • Henderson, P, Thimmappa, N, Prince, M., and Rohde, C. Breast tissue expanders and MRI: Defining Surgeons' opinions, clinical outcomes, and optimal parameters for safety.

Publications

December 2018

  • Fu RH, Toyoda Y, Li L, Baser O, Rohde CH, Otterburn DM. Smoking and Postoperative Complications in Plastic and General Surgical Procedures: A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis of 294,903 Patients from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Database from 2005 to 2014. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Dec;142(6):1633-1643. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000005008.
    Journal link | PubMed link

November 2018

  • Najjar M, Lopez MM Jr, Ballestin A, Munabi N, Naides AI, Noland RD, Blackburn C, Akelina Y, Ascherman JA. Reestablishment of Lymphatic Drainage after Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer in a Rat Model. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Oct;142(4):503e-508e.
    Journal link | PubMed link

September 2018

  • Lee JC, Morrison KA, Maeng MM, Ascherman JA, Rohde CH. Financial Implications of Atypical Mycobacterial Infections After Cosmetic Tourism: Is It Worth the Risk? Ann Plast Surg. 2018 Sep;81(3):269-273. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000001563.
    Journal link | PubMed link
  • Lee JC, Ishtihar S, Means JJ, Wu J, Rohde CH. "In Search of An Ideal Closure Method: A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Octyl-2-cyanoacrylate and Adhesive Mesh Versus Subcuticular Suture in Reduction Mammoplasty". Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Jun 30. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000004726.
    Journal link | PubMed link
  • Najjar M, Lopez M, Ballestin A, Munabi N, Naides A, Noland R, Blackburn C, Akelina Y, Ascherman J. Re-establishment of lymphatic drainage after vascularized lymph node transfer in a rat model. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Jul 3. DOI: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000004760.
    Journal link | PubMed link
  • Weinstein B, Henderson PW, Means JJ, Weinstein AL, Prince MR, Rohde CH. Plastic surgeons' opinions and practices regarding compatibility of MRI and breast tissue expanders. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2018 Aug;71(8):1123-1128. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2018.04.015.
    PubMed link

June 2018

  • Cohen LE, Morrison KA, Taylor E, Jin J, Spector JA, Caruana S, Rohde CH. Functional and Aesthetic Outcomes in Free Flap Reconstruction of Intraoral Defects With Lip-Split Versus Non-Lip-Split Incisions. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 Apr;80(4 Suppl 4):S150-S155. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000001373.
    Journal link | PubMed link
  • Morrison KA, Lee JC, Souweidane MM, Feldstein NA, Ascherman JA. Twenty-Year Outcome Experience With Open Craniosynostosis Repairs: An Analysis of Reoperation and Complication Rates. Ann Plast Surg. 2018 Apr;80(4 Suppl 4):S158-S163. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000001365.
    Journal link | PubMed link

January 2018

  • Marano AA, Henderson PW, Prince MR, Dashnaw SM, Rohde CH. Effect of MRI on breast tissue expanders and recommendations for safe use. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2017 Dec;70(12):1702-1707.
    Journal link | PubMed link
  • Toyoda Y, Fu RH, Li L, Otterburn DM, Rohde CH. Smoking as an Independent Risk Factor for Postoperative Complications in Plastic Surgical Procedures: A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis of 36,454 Patients from the NSQIP Database from 2005 to 2014. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Jan;141(1):226-236. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000003963.
    Journal link | PubMed link

December 2017

  • Edwards AK, Glithero K, Grzesik P, Kitajewski AA, Munabi NC, Hardy K, Tan QK, Schonning M, Kangsamaksin T, Kitajewski JK, Shawber CJ, Wu JK. NOTCH3 regulates stem-to-mural cell differentiation in infantile hemangioma. JCI Insight. 2017 Nov 2;2(21). pii: 93764. doi: 10.1172/jci.insight.93764. [Epub ahead of print]
    Journal link | PubMed link
  • Fong CJ, Garzon MC, Hoi JW, Kim HK, Lauren CT, Morel K, Geller L, Antonov N, Weitz N, Wu J, Hielscher AH. Assessment of Infantile Hemangiomas Using a Handheld Wireless Diffuse Optical Spectroscopic Device. Pediatr Dermatol. 2017 Jul;34(4):386-391.
    Journal link | PubMed link
  • Lee B, Agarwal J, Ascherman J, Caterson S, Gray D, Hollenbeck S, Khan S, Loeding L, Mahabir R, Miller A, Perdikis G, Schwartz J, Sieling B, Swanson J, Thoma A, Wolfman J, Wright J. Evidence-based clinical practice guideline: Autologous breast reconstruction with DIEP or pedicled TRAM abdominal flaps. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017;140:651e-664e.DOI: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000003768.‬
    Journal link | PubMed link
  • Morrison K, Ascherman B, Ascherman J. Evolving approaches to tissue expander design and application. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017;140:23S-29S. DOI: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000003948.
    Journal link | PubMed link

October 2017

  • Goltsman D, Morrison K, Ascherman J. Defining the association between diabetes mellitus and plastic and reconstructive surgery outcomes: An analysis of nearly 40,000 patients from the American College of Surgeons' NSQIP database. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2017 Aug 17;5(8):e1461. DOI: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000001461.
    Journal link | PubMed link

July 2017

  • Shaughness G, Blackburn C, Ballestín A, Akelina Y, Ascherman JA. Predicting Thrombosis Formation in 1-mm-Diameter Arterial Anastomoses with Transit-Time Ultrasound Technology. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Jun;139(6):1400-1405.
    Journal link | PubMed link

February 2017

  • Ascherman JA, Zeidler K, Morrison KA, Appel JZ, Berkowitz RL, Castle J, Colwell A, Chun Y, Johnson D, Mohebali K. Carbon Dioxide-Based versus Saline Tissue Expansion for Breast Reconstruction: Results of the XPAND Prospective, Randomized Clinical Trial. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Dec;138(6):1161-1170.
    Journal link | Pubmed link
  • Fu R, Chang MM, Chen M, Rohde CH. A Qualitative Study of Breast Reconstruction Decision-Making among Asian Immigrant Women Living in the United States. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Feb;139(2):360e-368e.
    Journal link | Pubmed link
  • Goltsman D, Munabi NC, Ascherman JA. The Association between Smoking and Plastic Surgery Outcomes in 40,465 Patients: An Analysis of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program Data Sets. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Feb;139(2):503-511. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000002958.
    Journal link | Pubmed link
  • Henderson PW, Dosanjh J, Rohde CH. Successful Breast Reconstruction Despite Dislodgement of Tissue Expander Magnetic Ports.Aesthet Surg J. 2016 Nov;36(10):NP307-NP309.
    Journal link | Pubmed link
  • Thimmappa ND, Prince MR, Colen KL, Ahn CY, Dutruel SP, Boddu SR, Greenspun DT, Vasile JV, Chen CM, Usal H, Rohde CH, Redstone JS, LoTempio MM, Lerman OZ, Nath AK, Allen RJ, Levine JL. Breast Tissue Expanders with Magnetic Ports: Clinical Experience at 1.5 T. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Dec;138(6):1171-1178.
    Journal link | Pubmed link

October 2016

  • Kim SY, Lee SH, Lee B, Park YJ, Park JH, Lee YS, Rah DK, Park TH. The Protective Effects of Botulinum Toxin A Against Flap Necrosis After Perforator Twisting and Its Underlying Molecular Mechanism in a Rat Model. Ann Plast Surg. 2016 Aug;77(2):242-
    8. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000000563.
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