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May 2019 - January 1999




January/February 2019, Vol 21, No. 1, Pages 1-81

In This Issue of JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery


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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(1):1. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1108

Facial Animation Surgery for Long-standing Facial Palsy: Opportunities for Shared Decision Making

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(1):3-4. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.0930

This Viewpoint discusses the shared patient-physician decision-making process and suggests a 6-step approach for implementing the practice before surgical treatment of long-standing facial palsy in adults and children.

Original Investigation

AAFPRS Research Award Winner

Association of Electronic Cigarette Vaping and Cigarette Smoking With Decreased Random Flap Viability in Rats

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(1):5-10. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1179

This study investigates whether exposure to electronic cigarette vapor is less likely than exposure to cigarette smoke to lower the viability of random pattern flaps in laboratory rats.

Evaluation of Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Rhinoplasty: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(1):12-17. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1187

This systematic review and meta-analysis compares the pooled results of randomized clinical trials that examined the effect of antibiotic preventive therapy on postoperative complications in patients undergoing rhinoplasty.

Association of Smoking Tobacco With Complications in Head and Neck Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(1):20-26. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1176

This population database study uses 2005-2014 National Surgical Quality Improvement Program data to assess the risks associated with smoking among patients undergoing free flap reconstruction surgery of the head and neck.

Assessment of Casual Observers’ Willingness to Pay for Increased Attractiveness Through Rhinoplasty

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(1):27-31. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1526

This cross-sectional study uses web-based survey data to evaluate casual observers’ willingness to pay for increased attractiveness through rhinoplasty and to determine a monetary value for changes in attractiveness.

Association of Regional Facial Dysfunction With Facial Palsy–Related Quality of Life

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(1):32-37. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.0804

This cohort study examines the influence of individual facial grading items on the statistical estimation of facial palsy–related quality of life among patients with flaccid and nonflaccid facial palsy.

Evaluation of Safety and Efficacy for an Intranasal Airway Device in Nasal Surgery

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(1):38-43. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.0955

This review of medical records and survey study evaluates the safety and efficacy of a silicone intranasal airway device for maintaining airway patency in patients after rhinoplasty and nasal surgery.

Association of Skin and Cartilage Variables With Composite Graft Healing in a Rabbit Model

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(1):44-49. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1044

This animal model study investigates the ideal ratio of skin to cartilage and studies the importance of the perichondrial attachment for graft survival.

Analysis of Facial Reanimation Procedures Performed Concurrently With Total Parotidectomy and Facial Nerve Sacrifice

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(1):50-55. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1057

This cross-sectional database analysis assesses the incidence and types of facial nerve reanimation performed concurrently with total parotidectomy and facial nerve sacrifice among patients identified in the American College of Surgeons–National Surgical Quality Improvement Project database.

Analysis of Cervical Angle in the Submental Muscular Medialization and Suspension Procedure

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(1):56-60. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1097

This cohort study compares the change in position of the cervical point between groups undergoing the submental muscular medialization and suspension procedure vs those undergoing the traditional rhytidectomy technique.

Functional and Anatomical Outcomes of Facial Nerve Injury With Application of Polyethylene Glycol in a Rat Model

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(1):61-68. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.0308

This experiment assesses whether the application of polyethylene glycol in addition to neurorrhaphy can improve functional outcomes and synkinesis in a rat model of facial nerve injury.

Invited Commentary

Is e-Cigarette Vaping a New Clinical Challenge to Wound Healing?

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(1):10-11. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1280

Improving Rhinoplasty With Evidence—Meta-analysis of Perioperative Antibiotics

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(1):18-19. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1489
Surgical Pearls

The Modified Bullhorn Approach for the Lip-lift

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(1):69-70. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.0847

This Surgical Pearl describes the lip-lift procedure and details of the modified bullhorn approach.

Percutaneous Radiofrequency Lower Face and Neck Tightening Technique

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(1):71-72. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.0917

This Surgical Pearl presents the technique for use of 2 types of percutaneous radiofrequency devices to deliver electrothermal energy into the hypodermal skin layers of the face and neck.

Nuances of the Tongue-in-Groove Technique for Controlling Tip Projection and Rotation

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(1):73-74. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.0948

This Surgical Pearl presents the tongue-in-groove technique in rhinoplasty surgery for controlling tip projection and rotation.

Research Letter

Assessment of YouTube as an Informative Resource on Facial Plastic Surgery Procedures

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(1):75-76. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.0822

This study investigates the video quality and creator qualification of YouTube videos about facial plastic surgery procedures.

Opioid Prescription Patterns After Rhinoplasty

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(1):76-77. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.0999

This data analysis examines electronic medical records and a state prescription registry to investigate the prescription patterns for opioids in patients who have undergone rhinoplasty to manage pain in the 3 weeks after surgery.

Development of a Novel, Low-Cost, High-fidelity Cleft Lip Repair Surgical Simulator Using Computer-Aided Design and 3-Dimensional Printing

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(1):77-79. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1237

This study proposes and evaluates a physical cleft lip repair simulator for trainee education.

Eyebrow Position After Paramedian Forehead Flap Nasal Reconstruction

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(1):79-81. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.0814

This study compared preoperative and postoperative photographs of patients who underwent nasal reconstruction with paramedian forehead flaps to analyze differences in eyebrow position.

Comment & Response

Surgical Technique and Other Protocols Used Probably Did Not Induce Polyethylene Glycol Fusion of Rat Facial Nerves

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(1):81. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1126
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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019;21(1):2. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1109