Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2017 Commentary on: Transcutaneous brow shaping: A straightforward and precise method to lift and shape the eyebrows 2017
2016 Abdominoplasty with scarpa fascia preservation 2016
2015 Dissection technique for abdominoplasty: A prospective study on scalpel versus diathermocoagulation (coagulation mode) 2015
2014 Morphometric study (macro and microscopic) of the lower abdominal wall 2014
2013 Reply: Scarpa fascia preservation during abdominoplasty: Randomized clinical study of efficacy and safety 2013
2013 Scarpa fascia preservation during abdominoplasty: Randomized clinical study of efficacy and safety 2013
2012 A simple technique for augmentation of axonal ingrowth into chondroitinase-treated acellular nerve grafts using nerve growth factor 2012
2012 Adipose-derived stromal cells accelerate wound healing in an organotypic raft culture model 2012
2012 Neck rejuvenation-anatomy and clinical correlation 2012
2011 Dr. Maurice Jurkiewicz: September 24, 1923-May 29, 2011. 2011
2010 Reply 2010
2010 Scarpa fascia preservation during abdominoplasty: A prospective study 2010
2009 Lateral orbicularis oculi muscle plasty in conjunction with face lifting for periorbital rejuvenation 2009
2009 Suture suspension technique for midface and neck rejuvenation 2009
2009 Promotion of incisional wound repair by human mesenchymal stem cell transplantation 2009
2009 Commentary 2009
2008 Mastectomy with breast reconstruction in previously augmented patients: Indications for implant removal 2008
2008 Comment on the work entitled "So muscle flap in lower limb reconstruction" 2008
2008 Distally based superficial sural fasciomusculocutaneous flap: A reliable solution for distal lower extremity reconstruction 2008
2008 Understanding the Impact of Breast Reconstruction on the Surgical Decision-Making Process for Breast Cancer 2008
2008 Open Repair of Ventral Incisional Hernias 2008
2008 4-51 The Effect of Closed-Suction Drains on the Incidence of Local Wound Complications following Tissue Expander/Implant Reconstruction: A Cohort Study 2008
2007 Triangulation: A technique for maintaining perioperative symmetry in aesthetic breast surgery 2007
2007 2-61 Complications after Microvascular Breast Reconstruction: Experience with 1195 Flaps 2007
2007 Effect of adenoviral mediated overexpression of fibromodulin on human dermal fibroblasts and scar formation in full-thickness incisional wounds 2007
2007 Comparisons of Resource Costs and Success Rates Between Immediate and Delayed Breast Reconstruction Using DIEP or SIEA Flaps Under a Well-Controlled Clinical Trial 2007
2007 Utilization of human cadaveric acellular dermis for abdominal hernia reconstruction 2007
2007 Breast Reconstruction Using the Entire Transverse Abdominal Adipocutaneous Flap Based on Unilateral Superficial or Deep Inferior Epigastric Vessels 2007
2007 Commentary on 'Reshaping in free TRAM and DIEP flaps' 2007
2007 Endoscopic latissmus dorsi flap harvesting 2007
2006 3-54 A Long-term Study of Outcomes, Complications, and Patient Satisfaction With Breast Implants 2006
2006 Strategies to enhance transductional efficiency of adenoviral-based gene transfer to primary human fibroblasts and keratinocytes as a platform in dermal wounds 2006
2006 Upper Face-Lifting 2006
2006 Abdominoplasty with total abdominal liposuction for patients with massive weight loss 2006
2006 Reconstruction of the abdominal wall for incisional hernia repair 2006
2005 Athletic pubalgia: Definition and surgical treatment 2005
2005 Comorbidity trends in patients requiring sternectomy and reconstruction 2005
2005 Secondary endoscopic forehead lift in patients with previous coronal brow lifts 2005
2005 A 10-year retrospective review of 758 DIEP flaps for breast reconstruction 2005
2005 Technical variations of the bipedicled TRAM flap in unilateral breast reconstruction: Effects of conventional versus microsurgical techniques of pedicle transfer on complications rates 2005
2004 Surgical Anatomy of the Midface as Applied to Facial Rejuvenation 2004
2004 A minimally invasive approach for correction of chin ptosis 2004
2003 Invited Discussion: Sequential Use of a True Perforator Flap and Its Corresponding Muscle Flap 2003
2003 Aesthetic eyelid ptosis correction: A review of technique and cases 2003
2003 Abdominoplasty repair for abdominal wall hernias 2003
2003 Retrospective review of the internal Doppler probe for intra- and postoperative microvascular surveillance 2003
2003 Clinical analysis of malar fat pad re-elevation 2003
2002 Preparation for suction-assisted lipectomy: Fluids, lidocaine, and epinephrine 2002
2002 Factors associated with local recurrence after skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction for invasive breast cancer 2002
2002 Healing a wound with an exposed Herrington rod: a case study. 2002
2002 Endoscopic forehead lift: Review of technique, cases, and complications 2002
2002 Fine-tuning the endoscopic brow lift 2002
2002 Minimizing complications in breast reconstruction 2002
2002 Rejuvenation of the midface by elevating the malar fat pad: Review of technique, cases, and complications 2002
2002 Suture suspension of the malar fat pad 2002
2001 An accurate technique for fixation in endoscopic brow lift: A 5-year follow-up 2001
2001 Complications of postmastectomy breast reconstructions in smokers, ex-smokers, and nonsmokers 2001
2001 Reconstruction with the latissimus dorsi flap after skin-sparing mastectomy 2001
2000 Breast reconstruction 2000
2000 Harvesting the latissimus dorsi muscle for cardiomyoplasty 2000
1998 Skin ultrastructure after CO2 laser resurfacing 1998
1998 Microvascular surgery utilizing the endoscope as the sole source of visual assistance 1998
1998 A simple method of lower extremity arteriography in the rat 1998
1998 Ultrastructural study of the skin after facial chemical peels and the effect of moisturization on wound healing 1998
1998 The present status of endoscopy 1998
1997 Reconstruction of the abdomen and perineum in cancer surgery 1997
1997 Nasal cartilage grafts: More than a decade of experience 1997
1996 Lidocaine and epinephrine levels in tumescent technique liposuction 1996
1996 Subcutaneous approach for elevation of the malar fat pad through a prehairline incision 1996
1995 Abdominoplasty 1995
1995 Complications in endoscopic plastic surgery 1995
1995 Endoscopic abdominoplasty with repair of diastasis recti and abdominal wall hernia 1995
1995 Endoscopic browlift 1995
1995 Endoscopy in plastic surgery: An overview 1995
1995 Oncologic Aspects of Autogenous Breast Reconstruction 1995
1995 The biplanar endoscopically assisted forehead lift 1995
1994 Treatment of paralytic ectropion with composite chondrocutaneous graft 1994
1994 Basic principles in mammary reconstruction 1994
1994 Endoscopic techniques in coronal brow lifting 1994
1993 Enhanced peripheral nerve regeneration by acidic fibroblast growth factor 1993
1993 Erratum: Enhanced peripheral nerve regeneration by acidic fibroblast growth factor (Lymphokine and Cytokine Research 12:3 (137)) 1993
1992 Long-distance anesthesia [15] 1992
1992 Long-distance anesthesia [5] 1992
1991 "Supercharging" the rectus abdominis muscle to provide a single flap for cover of large mediastinal wound defects 1991
1991 Experimental and clinical applications of fibrin glue 1991
1991 Fasciocutaneous flaps in reconstruction of the lower extremity 1991
1991 Muscle flap coverage for the lower extremity 1991
1990 A Study of the relationship between blood flow and bacterial inoculation in musculocutaneous and fasciocutaneous flaps 1990
1989 Breast reconstruction immediately after mastectomy 1989
1989 Application of autologous fibrin glue in burn wounds 1989
1989 Conventional tram flap versus free microsurgical tram flap for immediate breast reconstruction 1989
1989 Conventional tram flap versus free microsurgical tram flap for immediate breast reconstruction 1989
1989 Use of the omentum in chest-wall reconstruction 1989
1988 Lasers in plastic surgery. 1988
1988 A new alternative in burn reconstruction: The muscle vascularized pedicle flap 1988
1988 Clinical evaluation of flap viability with a dermal surface fluorometer 1988
1988 Comparison of midazolam and diazepam for sedation during plastic surgery 1988
1988 Comparison of midazolam and diazepam for sedation during plastic surgery 1988
1988 Lymphedema of the penis and scrotum 1988
1988 The midabdominal rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap: Review of 236 flaps 1988
1987 Clinical progress in plastic and reconstructive surgery. 1987
1987 An anatomic study of the venous drainage of the transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous flap 1987
1987 A fasciocutaneous flap for vaginal and perineal reconstruction 1987
1987 A fasciocutaneous flap for vaginal and perineal reconstruction 1987
1987 An anatomic study of the venous drainage of the transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous flap 1987
1987 Clinical assessment of postoperative peripheral perfusion 1987
1987 Discussion 1987
1987 Pressure sore carcinoma 1987
1986 Regional blood supply and the selection of flaps for reconstruction 1986
1986 Anatomic basis for vascularized outer-table calvarial bone flaps: Vascularized outer-table calvarial bone flaps 1986
1986 Anatomie basis for vascularized outer-table calvarial bone flaps 1986
1986 Craniofacial reconstruction after tumor resections using vascularized outer table calvarial bone flaps 1986
1986 Vascularized outer-table calvarial bone flaps 1986
1986 Wound healing in anemia 1986
1985 Myocutaneous and fasciocutaneous flaps in the upper limb 1985
1985 Fasciocutaneous flap coverage for periolecranon defects 1985
1985 An anatomic study of the septocutaneous vessels of the leg 1985
1985 The segmental pectoralis major muscle flap: A function-preserving procedure 1985
1984 Facial pain due to perineural invasion by basal cell carcinoma 1984
1984 Giant Congenital Melanocytic Nevus: Qualification of Neuvus Debulking After Split‐thickness Excision 1984
1984 Reconstruction of the breast: Where do we fall short?. An evolution of ideas 1984
1984 The expansive gluteus maximus flap 1984
1984 Upper transverse rectus abdominis flap: The flag flap 1984
1983 Breast reconstruction with contralateral rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap 1983
1983 Complications of muscle-flap transposition for traumatic defects of the leg 1983
1983 Experience with the transverse lower rectus abdominis operation for breast reconstruction 1983
1982 Advances in plastic surgery. 1982
1982 Breast aesthetics when reconstructing with the latissimus dorsi musculocutaneous flap 1982
1982 Management of the ring constriction syndrome: A reappraisal 1982
1981 Colloquium: total breast reconstruction. 1981
1981 Management of the difficult scalp and intracranial wound 1981
1981 Musculocutaneous flaps. Experimental and clinical basis 1981
1981 Superselective embolization and surgery of noninvoluting hemangiomas and A–V malformations 1981
1980 Breast reconstruction 1980
1980 Complications of musculocutaneous flaps 1980
1980 Musculocutaneous flaps: Principles 1980
1980 Primary closure of trochanteric decubitus ulcers: The bipedicle tensor fascia lata musculocutaneous flap 1980
1979 Sixty latissimus dorsi flaps 1979
1978 Breast reconstruction following mastectomy. 1978
1978 Breast reconstruction after a radical mastectomy 1978
1978 Congenital arteriovenous malformations of the upper extremity 1978
1978 Method for obtaining a sural nerve graft 1978
1978 Myocutaneous free-flap transfer: Anatomical and experimental considerations 1978
1978 Re: The cervicohumeral flap 1978
1978 Replantation of an entire scalp and ear by microvascular anastomoses of only 1 artery and 1 vein 1978
1978 The cervicohumeral flap 1978
1978 The tensor fascia lata musculocutaneous flap 1978
1978 The tensor fascia lata myocutaneous free flap 1978
1977 Extensions and further applications of muscle flap transposition 1977
1977 Pressure sores 1977
1977 Reply 1977
1976 Blood supply to the abdominal wall as related to planning abdominal incisions 1976
1976 Repair of Severed Brachial Plexus 1976
1976 Direct fascicular repair and interfascicular nerve grafting of median and ulnar nerves in the rhesus monkey 1976
1976 Marjolin’s ulcer: An immunologically privileged tumor? 1976
1976 Reconstruction of the central mandible with a single block of iliac bone 1976
1975 Basal cell carcinoma of the medial canthal area 1975
1975 Direct fascicular repair and interfascicular nerve grafting of median and ulnar nerves in rhesus monkeys 1975
1975 Transverse abdominal flaps and the deep epigastric arcade 1975
1974 Treatment of macromastia in the actively enlarging breast 1974
1974 Construction of one good thumb from both parts of a congenitally bifid thumb 1974
1974 Coverage of exposed bone by muscle transposition and skin grafting 1974
1974 Muscle transposition flaps for coverage of lower extremity defects: anatomic considerations. 1974
1973 Helpful maneuver for excision of intraoral malignant tumors. 1973
1973 Congenital defect of the skull and scalp due to an arteriovenous malformation 1973
1973 One stage surgical repair of mandibular osteoradionecrosis with jaw preservation 1973
1970 Review of 35 cases of hyperparathyroidism at the University of Florida. 1970
1970 Hyperparathyroidism. 1970
1970 Treatment of Reluctant Postvagotomy Stoma With Bethanechol 1970
1968 Healing Around the Starr-Edwards Aortic Valve Prosthesis in Patients 1968


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2018 Breast reconstruction following mastectomy.  721-741. 2018
2018 Soft tissue reconstruction with flap techniques.  215-246. 2018
2017 Breast reconstruction and oncoplastic surgery.  477-491.e2. 2017
2017 General principles of mastectomy: Evaluation and therapeutic options.  386-421.e2. 2017
2017 Local and regional anesthesia in plastic surgery: Safety considerations and management of adverse events.  399-409. 2017
2016 The modern lipoabdominoplasty.  617-625. 2016
2012 Autologous reconstruction: TRAM flap.  881-923. 2012
2012 Skin flaps for extensive soft tissue and skin resection.  704-718. 2012
2012 Breast reconstruction following mastectomy 2012
2012 Soft tissue reconstruction with flap techniques 2012
2012 Skin grafts and skin graft substitutes in the distal upper extremity.  849-857. 2012
2010 Abdominal Wall Reconstruction.  594-604. 2010
2009 History of mastopexy.  43-47. 2009
2009 Regnault B technique.  497-501. 2009
2009 Superior-medial pedicle technique for large breast reduction.  387-394. 2009
2008 Anatomy and surgical approaches to the midface lift.  505-521. 2008
2008 Endoscopic forehead lifting.  437-441. 2008
2008 Endoscopy of the forehead: A simple, effective and lasting procedure.  253-257. 2008
2006 The modern lipoabdominoplasty.  154-160. 2006

Education And Training

  • Strong Memorial Hospital, Residency
  • University of Florida/Shands Hospital, Residency
  • Full Name

  • Luis Vasconez