Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2017 Commentary on: Transcutaneous brow shaping: A straightforward and precise method to lift and shape the eyebrowsAesthetic Surgery Journal.  37:876-878. 2017
2016 Abdominoplasty with scarpa fascia preservationAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  76:S264-S274. 2016
2015 Dissection technique for abdominoplasty: A prospective study on scalpel versus diathermocoagulation (coagulation mode)Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Global Open.  3. 2015
2013 Reply: Scarpa fascia preservation during abdominoplasty: Randomized clinical study of efficacy and safetyPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  132. 2013
2013 Scarpa fascia preservation during abdominoplasty: Randomized clinical study of efficacy and safetyPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  131:644-651. 2013
2012 A simple technique for augmentation of axonal ingrowth into chondroitinase-treated acellular nerve grafts using nerve growth factorAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  68:518-524. 2012
2012 Adipose-derived stromal cells accelerate wound healing in an organotypic raft culture modelAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  68:501-504. 2012
2012 Neck rejuvenation-anatomy and clinical correlationFacial Plastic Surgery.  28:40-51. 2012
2011 Dr. Maurice Jurkiewicz: September 24, 1923-May 29, 2011.Annals of Plastic Surgery.  67:454-456. 2011
2010 ReplyPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  125:1570. 2010
2010 Scarpa fascia preservation during abdominoplasty: A prospective studyPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  125:1232-1239. 2010
2009 Lateral orbicularis oculi muscle plasty in conjunction with face lifting for periorbital rejuvenationPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  124:1285-1293. 2009
2009 Suture suspension technique for midface and neck rejuvenationAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  62:478-481. 2009
2009 Promotion of incisional wound repair by human mesenchymal stem cell transplantationExperimental Dermatology.  18:362-369. 2009
2009 CommentaryAesthetic Surgery Journal.  29:354-355. 2009
2008 Mastectomy with breast reconstruction in previously augmented patients: Indications for implant removalAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  61:500-505. 2008
2008 Comment on the work entitled "So muscle flap in lower limb reconstruction"Cirugía Plástica Ibero-Latinoamericana.  34:293. 2008
2008 Distally based superficial sural fasciomusculocutaneous flap: A reliable solution for distal lower extremity reconstructionJournal of Reconstructive Microsurgery.  24:315-322. 2008
2008 Understanding the Impact of Breast Reconstruction on the Surgical Decision-Making Process for Breast CancerBreast Diseases.  19:182-183. 2008
2008 Open Repair of Ventral Incisional HerniasSurgical Clinics of North America.  88:61-83. 2008
2008 4-51 The Effect of Closed-Suction Drains on the Incidence of Local Wound Complications following Tissue Expander/Implant Reconstruction: A Cohort StudyBreast Diseases.  18:403-404. 2008
2007 Triangulation: A technique for maintaining perioperative symmetry in aesthetic breast surgeryEuropean Journal of Plastic Surgery.  30:89-90. 2007
2007 2-61 Complications after Microvascular Breast Reconstruction: Experience with 1195 FlapsBreast Diseases.  18:206-207. 2007
2007 Effect of adenoviral mediated overexpression of fibromodulin on human dermal fibroblasts and scar formation in full-thickness incisional woundsThe Clinical investigator.  85:481-496. 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 TrialBreast Diseases.  18:102-103. 2007
2007 Utilization of human cadaveric acellular dermis for abdominal hernia reconstructionAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  58:264-267. 2007
2007 Breast Reconstruction Using the Entire Transverse Abdominal Adipocutaneous Flap Based on Unilateral Superficial or Deep Inferior Epigastric VesselsBreast Diseases.  17:411. 2007
2007 Commentary on 'Reshaping in free TRAM and DIEP flaps'Cirugía Plástica Ibero-Latinoamericana.  33:47. 2007
2007 Endoscopic latissmus dorsi flap harvestingAmerican Journal of Surgery.  194:170-171. 2007
2006 3-54 A Long-term Study of Outcomes, Complications, and Patient Satisfaction With Breast ImplantsBreast Diseases.  17:290. 2006
2006 Strategies to enhance transductional efficiency of adenoviral-based gene transfer to primary human fibroblasts and keratinocytes as a platform in dermal woundsWound Repair and Regeneration.  14:608-617. 2006
2006 Upper Face-LiftingFacial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America.  14:159-165. 2006
2006 Abdominoplasty with total abdominal liposuction for patients with massive weight lossAesthetic Plastic Surgery.  30:42-46. 2006
2006 Reconstruction of the abdominal wall for incisional hernia repairAmerican Journal of Surgery.  191:173-177. 2006
2005 Athletic pubalgia: Definition and surgical treatmentAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  55:393-396. 2005
2005 Comorbidity trends in patients requiring sternectomy and reconstructionAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  54:264-268. 2005
2005 Secondary endoscopic forehead lift in patients with previous coronal brow liftsAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  54:251-255. 2005
2005 A 10-year retrospective review of 758 DIEP flaps for breast reconstructionBreast Diseases.  15:473-474. 2005
2005 Technical variations of the bipedicled TRAM flap in unilateral breast reconstruction: Effects of conventional versus microsurgical techniques of pedicle transfer on complications ratesBreast Diseases.  16:90. 2005
2004 Surgical Anatomy of the Midface as Applied to Facial RejuvenationAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  52:240-245. 2004
2004 A minimally invasive approach for correction of chin ptosisPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  113:404-409. 2004
2003 Invited Discussion: Sequential Use of a True Perforator Flap and Its Corresponding Muscle FlapAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  51:621-622. 2003
2003 Aesthetic eyelid ptosis correction: A review of technique and casesPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  112:655-660. 2003
2003 Abdominoplasty repair for abdominal wall herniasAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  51:10-16. 2003
2003 Retrospective review of the internal Doppler probe for intra- and postoperative microvascular surveillanceJournal of Reconstructive Microsurgery.  19:287-289. 2003
2003 Clinical analysis of malar fat pad re-elevationAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  50:244-248. 2003
2002 Preparation for suction-assisted lipectomy: Fluids, lidocaine, and epinephrineOperative Techniques in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  8:3-6. 2002
2002 Factors associated with local recurrence after skin-sparing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction for invasive breast cancerAnnals of Surgery.  235:814-819. 2002
2002 Healing a wound with an exposed Herrington rod: a case study.Ostomy/wound Management.  48:18-19. 2002
2002 Endoscopic forehead lift: Review of technique, cases, and complicationsPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  110:1558-1568. 2002
2002 Fine-tuning the endoscopic brow liftAesthetic Surgery Journal.  22:69-71. 2002
2002 Minimizing complications in breast reconstructionBreast Disease.  16:141-146. 2002
2002 Rejuvenation of the midface by elevating the malar fat pad: Review of technique, cases, and complicationsPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  110:1526-1536. 2002
2002 Suture suspension of the malar fat padAesthetic Surgery Journal.  22:446-450. 2002
2001 An accurate technique for fixation in endoscopic brow lift: A 5-year follow-upPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  108:1811. 2001
2001 Complications of postmastectomy breast reconstructions in smokers, ex-smokers, and nonsmokersPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  107:342-349. 2001
2001 Reconstruction with the latissimus dorsi flap after skin-sparing mastectomyAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  46:229-233. 2001
2000 Breast reconstructionCurrent Problems in Surgery.  37:593-630. 2000
2000 Harvesting the latissimus dorsi muscle for cardiomyoplastyPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  105:83-88. 2000
1998 Skin ultrastructure after CO2 laser resurfacingPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  102:509-515. 1998
1998 Microvascular surgery utilizing the endoscope as the sole source of visual assistanceMicrosurgery.  18:86-89. 1998
1998 A simple method of lower extremity arteriography in the ratMicrosurgery.  18:33-34. 1998
1998 Ultrastructural study of the skin after facial chemical peels and the effect of moisturization on wound healingPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  101:1374-1380. 1998
1998 The present status of endoscopyAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  41:679-683. 1998
1997 Reconstruction of the abdomen and perineum in cancer surgerySurgical Oncology Clinics of North America.  6:115-132. 1997
1997 Nasal cartilage grafts: More than a decade of experiencePlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  100:1547-1552. 1997
1996 Lidocaine and epinephrine levels in tumescent technique liposuctionPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  97:1379-1384. 1996
1996 Subcutaneous approach for elevation of the malar fat pad through a prehairline incisionPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  97:836-841. 1996
1995 AbdominoplastyAesthetic Surgery Journal.  15:4-10. 1995
1995 Complications in endoscopic plastic surgeryClinics in Plastic Surgery.  22:791-796. 1995
1995 Endoscopic abdominoplasty with repair of diastasis recti and abdominal wall herniaClinics in Plastic Surgery.  22:707-722. 1995
1995 Endoscopic browliftClinics in Plastic Surgery.  22:619-631. 1995
1995 Endoscopy in plastic surgery: An overviewClinics in Plastic Surgery.  22:585-589. 1995
1995 Oncologic Aspects of Autogenous Breast ReconstructionBreast Journal.  1:36-41. 1995
1995 The biplanar endoscopically assisted forehead liftClinics in Plastic Surgery.  22:633-638. 1995
1994 Treatment of paralytic ectropion with composite chondrocutaneous graftAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  33:557-560. 1994
1994 Basic principles in mammary reconstructionCirugía Plástica Ibero-Latinoamericana.  20:147-150. 1994
1994 Endoscopic techniques in coronal brow liftingPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  94:788-793. 1994
1993 Enhanced peripheral nerve regeneration by acidic fibroblast growth factorLymphokine research.  12:135-141. 1993
1993 Erratum: Enhanced peripheral nerve regeneration by acidic fibroblast growth factor (Lymphokine and Cytokine Research 12:3 (137))Lymphokine research.  12:264. 1993
1992 Long-distance anesthesia [15]Anesthesia and Analgesia.  74:477. 1992
1992 Long-distance anesthesia [5]Anesthesia and Analgesia.  75:864-865. 1992
1991 "Supercharging" the rectus abdominis muscle to provide a single flap for cover of large mediastinal wound defectsBritish Journal of Plastic Surgery.  44:243-246. 1991
1991 Experimental and clinical applications of fibrin gluePlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  88:1005-1015. 1991
1991 Fasciocutaneous flaps in reconstruction of the lower extremityClinics in Plastic Surgery.  18:571-582. 1991
1991 Muscle flap coverage for the lower extremityClinics in Plastic Surgery.  18:545-552. 1991
1990 A Study of the relationship between blood flow and bacterial inoculation in musculocutaneous and fasciocutaneous flapsPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  86:1152-1162. 1990
1989 Breast reconstruction immediately after mastectomyProblems in General Surgery.  6:550-563. 1989
1989 Application of autologous fibrin glue in burn woundsJournal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation.  10:504-507. 1989
1989 Conventional tram flap versus free microsurgical tram flap for immediate breast reconstructionPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  83:828-841. 1989
1989 Conventional tram flap versus free microsurgical tram flap for immediate breast reconstructionPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  83:842-844. 1989
1989 Use of the omentum in chest-wall reconstructionSurgical Clinics of North America.  69:1029-1046. 1989
1988 Lasers in plastic surgery.The Alabama journal of medical sciences.  25:197-199. 1988
1988 A new alternative in burn reconstruction: The muscle vascularized pedicle flapJournal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation.  9:652-656. 1988
1988 Clinical evaluation of flap viability with a dermal surface fluorometerAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  20:112-116. 1988
1988 Comparison of midazolam and diazepam for sedation during plastic surgeryPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  81:711-712. 1988
1988 Comparison of midazolam and diazepam for sedation during plastic surgeryPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  81:703-710. 1988
1988 Lymphedema of the penis and scrotumClinics in Plastic Surgery.  15:507-511. 1988
1988 The midabdominal rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap: Review of 236 flapsPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  81:198-199. 1988
1987 Clinical progress in plastic and reconstructive surgery.The Alabama journal of medical sciences.  24:276-280. 1987
1987 An anatomic study of the venous drainage of the transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous flapPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  79:208-213. 1987
1987 A fasciocutaneous flap for vaginal and perineal reconstructionPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  80:95-102. 1987
1987 A fasciocutaneous flap for vaginal and perineal reconstructionPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  80:103. 1987
1987 An anatomic study of the venous drainage of the transverse rectus abdominis musculocutaneous flapPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  79:208-213. 1987
1987 Clinical assessment of postoperative peripheral perfusionSurgical Forum.  38:66-67. 1987
1987 DiscussionPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  79:65-66. 1987
1987 Pressure sore carcinomaAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  18:527-532. 1987
1986 Regional blood supply and the selection of flaps for reconstructionClinics in Plastic Surgery.  13:581-593. 1986
1986 Anatomic basis for vascularized outer-table calvarial bone flaps: Vascularized outer-table calvarial bone flapsPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  78:318-319. 1986
1986 Anatomie basis for vascularized outer-table calvarial bone flapsPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  78:300-308. 1986
1986 Craniofacial reconstruction after tumor resections using vascularized outer table calvarial bone flapsAmerican Journal of Surgery.  152:438-441. 1986
1986 Vascularized outer-table calvarial bone flapsPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  78:309-317. 1986
1986 Wound healing in anemiaWestern Journal of Medicine.  144:465-466. 1986
1985 Myocutaneous and fasciocutaneous flaps in the upper limbHand Clinics.  1:759-768. 1985
1985 Fasciocutaneous flap coverage for periolecranon defectsAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  14:361-370. 1985
1985 An anatomic study of the septocutaneous vessels of the legPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  76:354-361. 1985
1985 The segmental pectoralis major muscle flap: A function-preserving procedurePlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  75:831-832. 1985
1984 Facial pain due to perineural invasion by basal cell carcinomaAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  12:374-377. 1984
1984 Giant Congenital Melanocytic Nevus: Qualification of Neuvus Debulking After Split‐thickness ExcisionPediatric Dermatology.  2:118-123. 1984
1984 Reconstruction of the breast: Where do we fall short?. An evolution of ideasAmerican Journal of Surgery.  148:103-110. 1984
1984 The expansive gluteus maximus flapPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  74:769-770. 1984
1984 Upper transverse rectus abdominis flap: The flag flapAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  12:410-418. 1984
1983 Breast reconstruction with contralateral rectus abdominis myocutaneous flapPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  71:668-675. 1983
1983 Complications of muscle-flap transposition for traumatic defects of the legPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  72:516-517. 1983
1983 Experience with the transverse lower rectus abdominis operation for breast reconstructionPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  72:819-827. 1983
1982 Advances in plastic surgery.Western Journal of Medicine.  136:23-28. 1982
1982 Breast aesthetics when reconstructing with the latissimus dorsi musculocutaneous flapPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  70:172. 1982
1982 Management of the ring constriction syndrome: A reappraisalPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  69. 1982
1981 Colloquium: total breast reconstruction.Annals of Plastic Surgery.  7:62-67. 1981
1981 Management of the difficult scalp and intracranial woundClinics in Plastic Surgery.  8:327-332. 1981
1981 Musculocutaneous flaps. Experimental and clinical basisCirugía Plástica Ibero-Latinoamericana.  7:27-44. 1981
1981 Superselective embolization and surgery of noninvoluting hemangiomas and A–V malformationsPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  68:143-150. 1981
1980 Breast reconstructionClinics in Plastic Surgery.  7:79-88. 1980
1980 Complications of musculocutaneous flapsClinics in Plastic Surgery.  7:123-132. 1980
1980 Musculocutaneous flaps: PrinciplesClinics in Plastic Surgery.  7:9-13. 1980
1980 Primary closure of trochanteric decubitus ulcers: The bipedicle tensor fascia lata musculocutaneous flapPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  66:740-744. 1980
1979 Sixty latissimus dorsi flapsPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  63:31-41. 1979
1978 Breast reconstruction following mastectomy.Journal of the Medical Association of Georgia.  67:822-824. 1978
1978 Breast reconstruction after a radical mastectomyPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  61:682-693. 1978
1978 Congenital arteriovenous malformations of the upper extremityPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  62:49-58. 1978
1978 Method for obtaining a sural nerve graftPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  61:177-179. 1978
1978 Myocutaneous free-flap transfer: Anatomical and experimental considerationsPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  62:162-166. 1978
1978 Re: The cervicohumeral flapPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  62:288. 1978
1978 Replantation of an entire scalp and ear by microvascular anastomoses of only 1 artery and 1 veinBritish Journal of Plastic Surgery.  31:339-342. 1978
1978 The cervicohumeral flapPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  61:7-12. 1978
1978 The tensor fascia lata musculocutaneous flapAnnals of Plastic Surgery.  1:372-379. 1978
1978 The tensor fascia lata myocutaneous free flapPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  61:517-522. 1978
1977 Extensions and further applications of muscle flap transpositionPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  60:6-10. 1977
1977 Pressure soresCurrent Problems in Surgery.  14:1-62. 1977
1977 ReplyPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  60:107. 1977
1976 Blood supply to the abdominal wall as related to planning abdominal incisionsAmerican Surgeon.  42:691-695. 1976
1976 Repair of Severed Brachial PlexusJournal of the American Medical Association.  236:1692. 1976
1976 Direct fascicular repair and interfascicular nerve grafting of median and ulnar nerves in the rhesus monkeyPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  58:482-489. 1976
1976 Marjolin’s ulcer: An immunologically privileged tumor?Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  57:66-69. 1976
1976 Reconstruction of the central mandible with a single block of iliac boneBritish Journal of Plastic Surgery.  29:191-195. 1976
1975 Basal cell carcinoma of the medial canthal areaPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  55:667-676. 1975
1975 Direct fascicular repair and interfascicular nerve grafting of median and ulnar nerves in rhesus monkeysSurgical Forum -Chicago-.  Vol. 26:545-546. 1975
1975 Transverse abdominal flaps and the deep epigastric arcadePlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  55:416-421. 1975
1974 Treatment of macromastia in the actively enlarging breastPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  54:6-12. 1974
1974 Construction of one good thumb from both parts of a congenitally bifid thumbPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  54:148-152. 1974
1974 Coverage of exposed bone by muscle transposition and skin graftingPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  53:526-530. 1974
1974 Muscle transposition flaps for coverage of lower extremity defects: anatomic considerations.Surgical Clinics of North America.  54:1337-1354. 1974
1973 Helpful maneuver for excision of intraoral malignant tumors.Surgery, gynecology & obstetrics.  136:985. 1973
1973 Congenital defect of the skull and scalp due to an arteriovenous malformationPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  51:692-695. 1973
1973 One stage surgical repair of mandibular osteoradionecrosis with jaw preservationAmerican Journal of Surgery.  126:502-504. 1973
1970 Review of 35 cases of hyperparathyroidism at the University of Florida.The Journal of the Florida Medical Association.  57:36-38. 1970
1970 Hyperparathyroidism.Review of surgery.  27:144. 1970
1970 Treatment of Reluctant Postvagotomy Stoma With BethanecholArchives of Surgery -New York-.  100:693-694. 1970
1968 Healing Around the Starr-Edwards Aortic Valve Prosthesis in PatientsAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  6:25-32. 1968

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2018 Breast reconstruction and oncoplastic surgery.  477-491.e2. 2018
2018 Breast reconstruction following mastectomy.  721-741. 2018
2018 General principles of mastectomy: Evaluation and therapeutic options.  386-421.e2. 2018
2018 Soft tissue reconstruction with flap techniques.  215-246. 2018
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
  • Doctor of Medicine, Washington University/St. Louis 1962
  • Full Name

  • Luis Vasconez
  • Blazerid

  • vasconez