New Frontiers in Breast Reconstruction (Ongoing)

Posted On 2019-10-15 03:25:57

This focused issue on “New Frontiers in Breast Reconstruction” is edited by Drs. Charles E. Butler, Carrie Chu, and Margaret S. Roubaud from Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.

Dr. Charles E. Butler is an international expert in complex reconstruction, microsurgery, flaps and regenerative medicine, Dr. Charles E. Butler is Chairman and Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Board certified in general and plastic surgery, he is renowned for his expertise in reconstructive surgery, particularly with hernia and abdominal wall reconstructions. Dr. Butler has over 300 publications and 700 invited national and international presentations, instructional courses, and lectures.

Dr. Carrie Chu is an Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer in Houston, Texas, USA, where she specializes in microvascular autologous breast reconstruction and surgical treatment of lymphedema. She completed fellowship training in microsurgical reconstruction at MD Anderson, after completing plastic surgery and general surgery residencies at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She also has a Master’s of Science degree in Clinical Research from Emory. 

Dr. Margaret S. Roubaud is a board-certified in Plastic Surgery, Dr. Margaret Roubaud is an assistant professor at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. After receiving her Medical Doctorate from Keck Medical School of the University of Southern California. Dr. Roubaud completed her Plastic Surgery residency at University of Southern California. In 2015, she came to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas where she completed a fellowship in Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery. Upon completion of her fellowship, Dr. Roubaud was recruited to the Department of Plastic Surgery at MD Anderson Cancer Center for the position of Assistant Professor.

Focused issue outline:

  1. Oncoplastic Partial Breast Reconstruction: Concepts and Techniques
    Liza Wu, Division of Plastic Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Carrie Chu, Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
  2. Prepectoral Implant Reconstruction in the Setting of Post-Mastectomy Radiation
    Hani Sbitany, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA
  3. Fat Grafting for Breast Reconstruction—Implications for Surveillance and Follow-Up
    Summer Hanson, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
  4. Alternative Flaps in Autologous Breast Reconstruction
    Robert Allen, The Division of Plastic Surgery, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
  5. Combined Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Perforator Flap and Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer for Treatment of Breast-Cancer-Associated Lymphedema
    Edward Chang, Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Mark Schaverien, Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
  6. Counseling Patients about Breast-Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma
    Mark Clemens, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
  7. Update on Breast Implant-Associated Illness
    Rod Rohrich, Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute, Dallas, TX, USA
  8. Cost Considerations in Breast Reconstruction from Patient Perspective
    Anaeze C. Offodile, Johns Hopkins Surgery Center for Outcomes Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA; Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA; Baker Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
  9. Breast Reconstruction in High-Risk Patients
    Margaret Roubaud, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Suhail Kanchwala, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health Systems, Philadelphia, PA, USA
  10. Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy and Implications for Breast Reconstruction
    Adeyiza Momoh, Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
  11. Minimally-Invasive Techniques in Breast Reconstruction
    Jesse Selber, Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
  12. Post-Mastectomy Sensation Recovery and Restoration
    Aldona Spiegel, Institute for Reconstructive Surgery, Houston Methodist Hospital, Weill Cornell Medicine, Houston, TX, USA


Disclosure:
The series “New Frontiers in Breast Reconstruction” was commissioned by the editorial office, Gland Surgery without any sponsorship or funding. Drs. Charles E. Butler, Carrie Chu and Margaret S. Roubaud are serving as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.