Microsurgery

Papers
(The TQCC of Microsurgery is 3. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
ArticleCitations
A prospective study on combined lymphedema surgery: Gastroepiploic vascularized lymph nodes transfer and lymphaticovenous anastomosis followed by suction lipectomy40
Chronic postoperative complications and donor site morbidity after sural nerve autograft harvest or biopsy29
Application of intraoperative indocyanine green angiography for detecting flap congestion in the use of free deep inferior epigastric perforator flaps for breast reconstruction26
Microvascular coupler device versus hand‐sewn venous anastomosis: A systematic review of the literature and data meta‐analysis24
Lymphaticovenous anastomosis for advanced‐stage lower limb lymphedema24
Combined lymph node transfer and suction‐assisted lipectomy in lymphedema treatment: A prospective study18
A meta‐analysis of functional outcomes in rat sciatic nerve injury models18
Lymphatico‐venous anastomosis in chronic ulcer with venous insufficiency: A case report17
Targeted muscle reinnervation at the time of amputation in the management of complex regional pain syndrome of the lower extremity16
Pedicled perforator‐based flaps: Risk factor analysis, outcomes evaluation and decisional algorithm based on 130 consecutive reconstructions16
Use of magnetic resonance imaging lymphangiography for preoperative planning in lymphedema surgery: A systematic review16
Maxillary reconstruction with scapular tip chimeric free flap15
Pharyngoesophageal reconstruction with free jejunum or radial forearm flap as diversionary conduit: Functional outcomes of patients with persistent dysphagia and aspiration14
Reconstruction of lower lip defects with free super‐thin anterolateral thigh flap14
Ultra‐high frequency ultrasound preoperative planning of the rerouting method for lymphaticovenular anastomosis in incisions devoid of vein14
A comparative study of preoperative color‐coded Duplex ultrasonography versus handheld audible Dopplers in ALT flap planning14
Feasibility study of preoperative microvessel evaluation and characterization in perforator flaps using various modes of color‐coded duplex sonography (CCDS)13
Microsurgical reconstruction of extensive lower extremity defects with the conjoined parascapular and latissimus dorsi free flap13
The use of free myocutaneous flap and implant reinsertion for staged cranial reconstruction in patients with titanium mesh exposure and large skull defects with soft tissue infection after cranioplast13
Intraoperative vasopressors in head and neck free flap reconstruction13
Bone nonunion management in children with a vascularized tibial periosteal graft13
Long‐term clinical and patient‐reported outcomes in free flap reconstruction of the weight‐bearing heel pad and non‐weight‐bearing Achilles tendon regions12
Combining the superficial circumflex iliac artery perforator flap with the superficial inferior epigastric artery flap or the deep inferior epigastric artery perforator flap for coverage of large soft12
Large wounds reconstruction of the lower extremity with combined latissimus dorsi musculocutaneous flap and flow‐through anterolateral thigh perforator flap transfer12
Risk factors associated with postoperative complications of free anterolateral thigh flap placement in patients with head and neck cancer: Analysis of propensity score‐matched cohorts12
Lymphedema microsurgery improved outcomes of pediatric primary extremity lymphedema12
Comparison of transverse upper gracilis and profunda femoris artery perforator flaps for breast reconstruction: A systematic review12
Using the modified frailty index to predict negative outcomes in free‐flap breast reconstruction: A National Surgical Quality Improvement Project‐based study11
Application of the “Open‐Y” technique in recipient perforator vessels: A comparison study between “Open‐Y” and conventional end‐to‐end anastomosis in terms of postoperative compl11
Robotic deep inferior epigastric perforator flap harvest in breast reconstruction11
Influence of closed incision negative‐pressure therapy on abdominal donor‐site morbidity in microsurgical breast reconstruction11
Age‐related outcome of facial reanimation surgery using cross face nerve graft and gracilis free functional muscle transfer—A retrospective cohort study10
Management of postoperative microvascular compromise and ischemia reperfusion injury in breast reconstruction using autologous tissue transfer: Retrospective review of 2103 flaps10
Partial second‐toe pulp free flap for fingertip reconstruction: Experience and surgical tips to minimize complications10
Lymphaticovenular anastomosis for lymph vessel injury in the pelvis and groin10
Free flap transfer with supermicrosurgical technique for soft tissue reconstruction: A systematic review and meta‐analysis10
Double nerve transfer for restoring external rotation of the glenohumeral joint after neonatal brachial plexus injury10
One or two venous pedicles by anastomoses for free flaps in reconstruction of the lower extremity: A systematic review and meta‐analysis9
Use of the BHS robotic scope to perform lymphovenous anastomosis9
The breast cancer‐related lymphedema multidisciplinary approach: Algorithm for conservative and multimodal surgical treatment9
The profunda artery perforator free flap for lower extremity reconstruction9
Usefulness of a template‐based anterolateral thigh flap for reconstruction of head and neck defects9
Total groin defect reconstruction by lymphatic flow‐through (LyFT) pedicled deep inferior epigastric artery perforator (DIEP) flap resorting to its superficial veins f9
Triple‐lobe combined latissimus dorsi and scapular flap for reconstruction of a large defect after sarcoma resection8
Meta‐analysis of the effects of venous super‐drainage in deep inferior epigastric artery perforator flaps for breast reconstruction8
Comparison of venous couplers versus hand‐sewn technique in 4577 cases of DIEP‐flap breast reconstructions – A multicenter study8
Evaluation of MR‐neurography in diagnosis and treatment in peripheral nerve surgery of the upper extremity: A matched cohort study8
Lymphovenous anastomosis (LVA) for treatment of iatrogenic lymphocele in the thigh8
Microvascular free tissue transfer for reconstruction of complex lower extremity trauma: Predictors of complications and flap failure7
Comparison of arterial supercharging and venous superdrainage on improvement of survival of the extended perforator flap in rats7
The use of pedicled chimeric superficial circumflex iliac artery perforator (SCIP) flap as lymphatic interpositional flap for deep thigh defect reconstruction: A case report7
One stage microvascular mandible reconstruction by using scapula chimeric flap combined with computer‐aided‐design and computer‐aided‐manufacturing plate including bilateral alloplastic TMJ7
Sutureless repair of a partially transected median nerve using Tisseel glue and Axoguard nerve protector: A case report7
A single‐stage triple‐inset vascularized gastroepiploic lymph node transfers for the surgical treatment of extremity lymphedema7
Muscle/musculocutaneous versus fasciocutaneous free flap reconstruction in the lower extremity: A systematic review and meta‐analysis6
Comparing outcomes between stacked/conjoined and non‐stacked/conjoined abdominal microvascular unilateral breast reconstruction6
Cervical paraspinal skeletal muscle index outperforms frailty indices to predict postoperative adverse events in operable head and neck cancer with microvascular reconstruction6
Entire calcaneus reconstruction with pedicled composite fibular growth plate flap in a pediatric patient6
A single‐center retrospective comparison of Duplex ultrasonography versus audible Doppler regarding anterolateral thigh perforator flap harvest and operative times6
An extended distally based reverse posterior interosseous artery flap reconstruction for the thumb and distal defects of the fingers6
Application of augmented reality (AR) technology to locate the cutaneous perforator of anterolateral thigh perforator flap: A case report6
Comparing digital replantation versus revision amputation patient reported outcomes for traumatic digital amputations of the hand: A systematic review and meta‐analysis6
Unilateral autologous breast reconstruction with unipedicled and bipedicled deep inferior epigastric artery perforator flap: A review of 168 cases over 3 years6
Management of intractable post‐adrenalectomy chylous ascites with microsurgical intra‐abdominal lymphaticovenous anastomosis: A case report and literature review6
Reverse radiodorsal artery‐pedicled thumb metacarpal vascularized bone graft for osteochondral fracture of the thumb interphalangeal joint with a bone defect: A case report6
Duplex echography as an adjuvant tool to clinical examination to detect early postoperative free flap vascular compromise6
Use of intraoperative indocyanine green angiography for detection and prediction of congestion in pedicled island flaps6
Prophylactic lymphaticovenous anastomosis (LVA) for preventing lymphedema after sarcoma resection in the lower limb: A report of three cases and literature review5
Internal mammary artery perforators as recipient vessels for free tissue transfer in head and neck reconstruction: A case report and literature review5
Lymphovenous anastomosis (LVA) for treatment of secondary breast lymphedema: A case report and literature review5
Use of a combined SIEA and SCIP based double pedicled abdominal flap for breast reconstruction5
Creation of a rat lymphedema model using extensive lymph node dissection and circumferential soft tissue resection: Is this a reliable model?5
Free double‐paddle posterior tibial artery perforator flap for hypopharynx reconstruction: A case report and literature review5
Deep inferior epigastric perforator flap preoperative planning: A comparative analysis between dynamic infrared thermography, computerized tomography angiography, and hand‐held Doppler5
Free tensor fascia lata true‐perforator flap transfer for reconstruction of the calcaneal soft tissue defect complicated with osteomyelitis in a patient with alcohol‐induced Charcot foot: A5
Comparison of pedicled versus free flaps for reconstruction of extensive deep sternal wound defects following cardiac surgery: A retrospective study5
Microsurgical reconstruction in the time of COVID‐195
Revolutionizing patient education: ChatGPT outperforms Google in answering patient queries on free flap reconstruction5
Total nasal reconstruction with pre‐laminated, super‐thin anterolateral thigh flap: A case report5
Selection of deep or superficial recipient vein in lower extremity reconstruction using free flap: A systematic review and meta‐analysis5
Lymphatic‐venous anastomosis for the treatment of refractory lymphatic ascites following radiation therapy: A case report5
Harmonic scalpels compared with electrocautery in reconstructive flap harvesting: A meta‐analysis5
Chimeric profunda artery perforator ‐ gracilis flap: A computed tomographic angiography study and case report5
Outcomes of single digit replantation for amputation proximal to the flexor digitorum superficialis insertion: A systematic review with meta‐analysis4
Experience on primary closure of fibular flap donor sites and development of an algorithm for closure based on different flap designs4
Unilateral breast reconstruction with the free contralateral split breast flap using supermicrosurgical anastomosis: A case report4
Ultrasound‐guided lymphaticovenous anastomosis without indocyanine green lymphography mapping: A preliminary report4
Anterior intercostal artery perforator flap for immediate reconstruction following breast conservation surgery4
Comparison of surgical outcomes between primary plate and fibular flap transfer for reconstruction of segmental mandibular defects4
Recipient vein funnelization for supermicrosurgical lymphaticovenular anastomosis4
Supercharged massetric‐facial cross‐graft for gracilis reinnervation in unilateral facial palsy treatment4
Intra‐abdominal vascularized lymph node transfer for treatment of lymphedema: A systematic literature review and meta‐analysis4
The deep inferior epigastric lymphatic cable flap connected to gastroepiploic lymph node flap for treatment of refractory chylous ascites: Report of two cases4
Genital lymphaticovenous anastomosis (LVA) and leg LVA to prevent the recurrence of genital acquired lymphangiectasia4
Versatile design of compound vastus lateralis muscle and anterolateral thigh musculocutaneous perforator free flaps for customized reconstruction of complex skin and soft tissue defects in the extremi4
Reverse‐flow latissimus dorsi myocutaneous flap in a multi‐step approach for complex back defect reconstruction: A case report4
One‐stage reconstruction of the massive overlying skin and Achilles tendon defects using a free chimeric anterolateral thigh flap with fascia lata4
Mandibular ramus and condyle reconstruction with vascularized proximal fibular epiphyseal transfer in the pediatric patient: A case report4
Pedicled superficial circumflex iliac artery perforator flap combined with lymphovenous anastomosis between the recipient site lymphatic vessels and flap superficial veins for reconstruction of groin/4
Evaluation of overall and disease‐free survival in patients with free flaps for oral cancer resection4
Three salvage strategies in microvascular fibula osteocutaneous flap for mandible reconstruction with vascular compromise and establishment of an algorithm4
Outcome comparison between thoracodorsal artery perforator flap and muscle‐sparing latissimus dorsi flap in axillary reconstruction after hidradenitis suppurativa excision4
Complications of pectoralis major myo‐cutaneous flap, anterolateral thigh flap and radial forearm free flap after total laryngectomy with partial pharyngectomy: A systematic review and network meta‐an4
Sacral defect reconstruction using a sensate superior gluteal artery perforator flap based on the superior cluneal nerves: A report of two cases4
Preoperative estimation of vertical profunda artery perforator flap weight using computed tomography angiography for breast reconstruction4
Reconstruction of an infected midshaft radius and ulna nonunion using a free vascularized fibula and medial femoral condyle flap4
Effect of vascularized periosteum on revitalization of massive bone isografts: An experimental study in a rabbit model4
Thin submental artery perforator flap for upper lip reconstruction: A case report4
Detailed analysis of the impact of surgeon and hospital volume in microsurgical breast reconstruction4
Prophylactic lymphaticovenous anastomoses for resection of soft tissue tumors of the thigh to prevent secondary lymphedema–a retrospective comparative cohort analysis4
Reconstruction of COVID‐19 vasculitis‐related thumb necrosis with a microsurgical free flap4
Strategy for preventing skin paddle necrosis in mandibular reconstruction with free fibula osteocutaneous flap3
Use of sliced or minced peripheral nerve segments for nerve regeneration through a biodegradable nerve conduit: A preliminary study in the rat3
Combined use of ipsilateral latissimus dorsi flap and anterolateral thigh flap to reconstruct extensive trunk defects3
Use of soleus musculocutaneous perforator‐based propeller flap for lower extremity wound coverage after osteocutaneous fibula free flap harvest3
Periosteal medial femoral condyle free flap for metacarpal nonunion3
Reconstruction of recalcitrant pressure ulcers with latissimus dorsi muscle‐splitting free flaps3
Selective ansa cervicalis nerve transfer to the marginal mandibular nerve for lower lip reanimation: An anatomical study in cadavers and a case report3
Soft tissue coverage of a total gluteal defect with a combination of perforator‐based flaps: A case report3
Complications in oncologic mandible reconstruction: A comparative study between the osteocutaneous radial forearm and fibula free flap3
The profunda artery perforator flap for upper limb reconstruction: A case report and literature review on the flap applications in reconstruction3
Bipedicled dorsal intercostal artery propeller flaps for reconstruction of extensive cervicothoracic midline defects3
Comparing tissue oximetry to doppler monitoring in 1367 consecutive breast free flaps3
Near‐total mandibular reconstruction following osteoradionecrosis with double scapula tip free flap: A case report3
Simultaneous maxillary and mandibular reconstruction with a single Osteocutaneous fibula free flap: A description of three cases3
Simultaneous free flap and forehead flap for nasal reconstruction3
Superficial temporal artery perforator flaps for reconstruction of intraoral defects3
Combined double superficial circumflex iliac artery perforator flap with lymphatic tissue preservation and lymphovenous anastomosis for lymphatic sequelae prevention in thigh defect reconstruction: A 3
A free intercostal artery perforator flap as a salvage operation for a planned lumbar artery perforator flap with aberrant anatomy in breast reconstruction: A case report3
Oromandibular reconstruction with double‐skin paddle fibular free flap: A systematic review and meta‐analysis3
Correlation of the changes in physical activity and clinical results following lymphatic microsurgery3
Tunneled dorsal intercostal artery perforator flap for reconstruction of the extensive cervicothoracic defect3
Anterolateral thigh osteomyocutaneous flap in head and neck: Lessons learned3
Neurotized free VRAM used to create myoelectric signals in a muscle‐depleted area for targeted muscle reinnervation for intuitive prosthesis control: A case report3
Concurrent management of lymphedema and breast reconstruction with single‐stage omental vascularized lymph node transfer and autologous breast reconstruction: A case series3
Assessment of sensory outcomes after successful fingertip replantation with or without nerve repair according to amputation level3
Prelaminated flaps in head and neck cancer reconstructive surgery: A systematic review3
Propeller posteromedial thigh perforator flaps for coverage of extensive perineal defects3
Comparison between long and lower medial head triceps branches in dual neurotization for shoulder function restoration in upper brachial plexus palsy3
Recipient vessel selection for multiple free flap transfers in head and neck reconstruction at different periods3
The beavertail modified radial forearm free flap: Retrospective review of a versatile technique to increase flap bulk in the head and neck3
Abdominal wall reconstruction using anterolateral thigh flap with microsurgical pedicle lengthening technique: A case report3
Breast augmentation using a free lateral thoracic artery perforator flap from the contralateral breast: A case report3
Reversal of thoracic sympathectomy through robot‐assisted microsurgical sympathetic trunk reconstruction with sural nerve graft and additional end‐to‐side coaptation of the intercostal nerves: A case 3
Plate‐related complication and health‐related quality of life after mandibular reconstruction by fibula flap with reconstruction plate or miniplate versus anterolateral thigh flap with reconstruction 3
The combined profunda artery perforator‐gracilis flap for immediate facial reanimation and resurfacing of the radical parotidectomy defect3
Speech and swallowing function following microsurgical reconstruction of palatal defects in a series of six pediatric patients3
Use of submental and submandibular free vascularized lymph node transfer for treatment of scrotal lymphedema: Report of two cases3
Bipedicled distally based medial plantar artery perforator flap for forefoot reconstruction: A case report3
In situ pedicle lengthening and perforator shifting technique for overcoming the perforator variation of the anterolateral thigh free flap during head and neck reconstruction3
Pedicled superficial circumflex iliac artery perforator flap for male genital reconstruction: A case series3
Combining superficial and deep lymphovenous anastomosis for lymphedema treatment: Preliminary results3
A training tool for lymphatic vessel anastomosis in supermicrosurgery: An ultrafine polyvinyl alcohol tube3
The use of the chimeric conjoint flap technique for complex defects reconstruction throughout the body: Clinical experience with 28 cases3
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