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Research & Publications

Aldona J. Spiegel MD

Research Publications

Safety of Routine Pedicle Division during Delayed Breast Augmentation following Free Flap Breast Reconstruction

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

June 2021

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Breast Implant Utilization Trends In USA vs Europe and the Impact of BIA-ALCL publications

PRS Global Open keynotes podcast

March 2021

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Efficacy of Closed Incision Negative-Pressure Wound Therapy on Abdominal Donor-Site After Free Flap Breast Reconstruction

Wounds

April 2021

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How to Maximize Aesthetics in Autologous Breast Reconstruction

Aesthetic Surgery Journal

December 2020

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Incidental Findings in CT and MR Angiography for Preoperative Planning in DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open

October 2020

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Post-Mastectomy Sensory Recovery and Restoration

Gland Surgery

March 2020

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2020 Special Issue:  Twenty Years of Breast Reconstruction: Past, Present, and Future

Breast Journal

January 2020

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Sensory Recovery of the Breast Following Innervated and Non-Innervated DIEP Flap Reconstruction

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

August 2019

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Management of Microsurgical Patients Using Intraoperative Unfractionated Heparin and Thromboelastography

Journal Reconstructive Microsurgery

March 2019

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Nipple Viability After Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy in Patients with Prior Circum-Areolar Incisions

Breast Journal

November 2018

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Implications of Internal Mammary Lymph Node Sampling During Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction

Annals Surgical Oncology

October 2018

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Two Successful Cases of DIEP Flaps for Breast Reconstruction in Patients with Factor V Leiden

Journal Surgical Case Reports

September 2018

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Algorithmic Approach for Intraoperative Salvage of Venous Congestion in DIEP Flaps

Journal Reconstructive Microsurgery

July 2018

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Breast Reconstruction with DIEP and SIEA Flaps in Patients with Prior Abdominal Liposuction

Microsurgery

May 2018

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Comparing the Sensation of Common Donor Site Regions for Autologous Breast Reconstruction to that of a Healthy Breast

Journal Plastic Reconstructive Aesthetic Surgery

March 2018

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Sensation of the Autologous Reconstructed Breast Improves Quality of Life: A Pilot Study

Breast Cancer Research & Treatment

February 2018

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Risk-Reducing Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction: Indications and Evidence for Current Management Strategies

Clinical Plastic Surgery

January 2018

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The Impact of Resident Involvement in Breast Reconstruction Surgery Outcomes by Modality:  An analysis of 4,500 Cases

Microsurgery

October 2017

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Keyhole Flap Nipple Reconstruction

Plastic Reconstructive Surgery Global Open

May 2016

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Beyond Quantitative Measurement of Breast Reconstruction Outcomes:  Evaluation of Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy and the Breast-Q

Breast Journal

January-February 2016

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Breast Reinnervation:  DIEP Neurotization Using the Third Anterior Intercostal Nerve

Plastic Reconstructive Surgery Global Open

November 2013

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Study Suggests Trend Toward Greater Donor-Site Morbidity in TRAM Flap Patients

Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

February 2011

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Partial Breast Reconstruction with Mini-Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery and Mini Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flaps

Annals Plastic Surgery

August 2010

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Breast Reconstruction after Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy in Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer

Breast Journal

September-October 2009

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Perforator Flaps: Recent Experience, Current Trends, and Future Directions Based on 3974 Microsurgical Breast Reconstructions

Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

September 2009

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A Novel Method for Neurotization of Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator and Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery Flaps

Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

January 2009

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An Intraoperative Algorithm for Use of the SIEA Flap for Breast Reconstruction

Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

November 2007

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Ductoscopy: Defining Its Role in the Management of Breast Cancer

Breast Journal

July-August 2004

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The Surgical Treatment of Obstetric Brachial Plexus Palsy

Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

April 2004

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Recurrence Following Treatment of Ductal Carcinoma In Situ with Skin-Sparing Mastectomy and Immediate Breast Reconstruction

Plastic Reconstructive Surgery

February 2003

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Books & Chapters

Risk-Reducing Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction: Indications and Evidence for Current Management Strategies

In: Clinics in Plastic Surgery. Contemporary Indications in Breast Reconstruction. Farhadi J, Hofer SOP, Massia J (Eds). Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, 2018: Vol 45, No. 1, pp. 129-136


Partial Breast Reconstruction Using Distant Flaps

In: Partial Breast Reconstruction: Techniques in Oncoplastic Surgery. 2e., Losken A, Hamdi M (Eds.) Thieme, New York, NY, 2017: Chapter 23, 415-429


Delayed Repair – After Radiotherapy: Surgical Technique: My Approach

In: Oncoplastic & Reconstructive Management of the Breast: A multidisciplinary Approach. 3e., Kronowitz S (Ed.) CRC Press, United States. 2017


Expert Commentary: DIEP Flap

In: Flaps and Reconstructive Surgery (2e). Wei FC, Mardini S (Eds.). Elsevier, United States, 2017: Chapter 57, pp. 668-686


Flap Based Breast Reconstructions. Breast Cancer Surgery for Surgical Oncologists, Polish Oncological Society

In: Nowotwory Journal of Oncology. 2016: Vol. 66, No. 6, pp. 463-469


Non-Abdominal Based Breast Reconstruction

In: Other Flaps. Operative Plastic Surgery. Evans GRD (Ed.) Oxford University, United States. September 2016


The Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery (SIEA) Flap for Breast Reconstruction

In: Perforator Flaps for Breast Reconstruction. Levine V, Chen A (Eds.). Thieme. New York, NY, 2016: pp. 39-47.


Sensate Autologous Breast Reconstruction

In: Oncologic Breast Reconstruction. Wu J, Yu P (Eds.). The People’s Medical Publishing Houston, Beijing, China, 2016: Chapter 19, pp. 340-343


Partial Breast Reconstruction

In: Oncologic Breast Reconstruction. Wu J, Yu P (Eds.) The People’s Medical Publishing Houston, Beijing, China, 2016: Chapter 7, pp.175-184


A Selection of an Appropriate Method of Breast Reconstruction: Factors Involved in Customizing Breast Restoration

In: Breast Reconstruction – Current Perspectives and State of the Art Techniques. Spiegel AJ (Ed.). InTech, Croatia, 2013: Chapter 2, pp. 21-31


The Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery (SIEA) Flap and its Applications in Breast Reconstruction

In: Breast Reconstruction – Current Techniques. Salgarello M (Ed.). InTech, Croatia, 2012: Chapter 8, pp. 171-176


Expert Commentary: SIEA

In: Reconstructive Surgery: Anatomy, Technique, and Clinical Applications. Quality Medical Publishing, Italy, 2012: 1233-1235


Breast Reconstruction Utilizing the Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery (SIEA) Flap

In: Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Breast. Hall-Findlay EJ, Evans GRD (Eds.). Elsevier, United States, 2010: Chapter 10, pp. 147-159. ISBN 9780702031809


Partial Breast Reconstruction

In: Oncoplastic Technique. Losken A, Hamdi M (Eds). Quality Medical Publishing, St. Louis, MO, 2009: Chapter 22, pp. 401-418


Repair of the Partial Mastectomy Defect with Staged Immediate Free Tissue Transfer

In: Oncoplastic Surgery of the Breast. Nahabedian MY (Ed.). Elsevier, Saunders, China, 2009: Chapter 10, pp. 115-124


Breast Reconstruction Utilizing the Superficial Inferior Epigastric Artery (SIEA) Flap

In: Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Breast. Hall-Findlay EJ, Evans GRD (Eds.). Elsevier, 2008


Partial Breast Reconstruction using Distant Flaps

In: Partial Breast Reconstruction: Oncoplastic Technique. Losken A, Hamdi M (Eds.). Elsevier, St. Louis, MO, 2008: Chapter 23


Complex Facial Reconstruction

In: Handbook of Plastic Surgery. Greer S. (Ed). Marcel Dekker, Monticello, NY, 2004: Chapter 40, pp. 211-215


The Scapular Flap

In: Free Flap Book. Mosby CV (Ed.). St. Louis, MO, 2001


Nerve Injuries

In: The Unfavorable Result in Plastic Surgery (3rd edition). Goldwyn RM, Cohen M (Eds). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2001: Chapter 46, pp. 772-778

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