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October 25, 2018
Original Investigation

Comparison of Outcomes of Early vs Delayed Graft Reconstruction of Mohs Micrographic Surgery Defects

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. Published online October 25, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1204

This study reviews the outcomes of Mohs micrographic surgery using full-thickness skin grafts and composite grafts with respect to patient- and surgery-specific variables, particularly early vs delayed defect reconstruction.

Invited Commentary

Optimal Timing of Reconstruction When Using Tissue Grafts After Mohs Micrographic Surgery

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. Published online October 25, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1363
October 18, 2018
Original Investigation

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

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. Published online October 18, 2018. 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.

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. Published online October 18, 2018. 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.

Invited Commentary

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

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. Published online October 18, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1280
October 11, 2018
Original Investigation

Association Between Surgical Trainee Daytime Sleepiness and Intraoperative Technical Skill When Performing Septoplasty

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. Published online October 11, 2018. doi:10.1001/jamafacial.2018.1171

This cohort study of surgical residency and fellowship physicians at 2 academic institutions uses technical skill scores rated by attending physicians to assess the association of trainees’ self-reported daytime sleepiness with their intraoperative skill while performing septoplasty.

October 4, 2018
Original Investigation

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

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JAMA Facial Plast Surg. Published online October 4, 2018. 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.

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