Category Archives: Preprint Release

PREPRINT RELEASE: Basal Cell Carcinoma Excision from Lower Lip with Keystone Flap Reconstruction

BASAL CELL CARCINOMA EXCISION FROM LOWER LIP WITH KEYSTONE FLAP RECONSTRUCTION
Hospital Leonardo Martinez, Honduras

Geoffrey G. Hallock, MD
Plastic Surgery Consultant
Sacred Heart Campus, St. Luke’s Hospital
Allentown, Pennsylvania

In this case, Dr. Hallock performs a basal cell carcinoma excision followed by a Keystone flap reconstruction. It was filmed in Honduras on a surgical mission with the World Surgical Foundation.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Flexor Digitorum Superficialis to Flexor Digitorum Profundus (STP) Transfer, Adductor Release, and Z-Plasty for a Pediatric, Stroke-Induced Left Hand Spastic Contracture


Flexor Digitorum Superficialis to Flexor Digitorum Profundus (STP) Transfer, Adductor Release, and Z-Plasty for a Pediatric, Stroke-Induced Left Hand Spastic Contracture
Hospital Leonardo Martinez, Honduras

Sudhir B. Rao, MD
Big Rapids Orthopaedics

Mark N. Perlmutter, MS, MD, FICS, FAANOS
Carolina Regional Orthopaedics

The patient in this case is a 15-year-old female who had a stroke several years ago and now has a left hand spastic contracture. Here, Dr. Rao and Dr. Perlmutter perform an STP transfer, an adductor release, and a Z-plasty to lengthen the flexor tendons of the hand and repair her thumb-in-palm deformity. This case was performed during a surgical mission to Honduras with the World Surgical Foundation.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Bone Graft for Non-Union of Right Thumb Proximal Phalanx Fracture


Bone Graft for Non-Union of Right Thumb Proximal Phalanx Fracture
Hospital Leonardo Martinez, Honduras

Sudhir B. Rao, MD
Big Rapids Orthopaedics

Mark N. Perlmutter, MS, MD, FICS, FAANOS
Carolina Regional Orthopaedics

The patient in this case is an 11-year-old female who fractured the thumb of her dominant hand 1 year ago and now has a well-established non-union of the head of the proximal phalanx of her right thumb. Here, Dr. Rao and Dr. Perlmutter repair the fracture by harvesting a bone graft from the patient’s iliac crest and transplanting it into the fracture site. This case was performed during a surgical mission in Honduras with the World Surgical Foundation.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Bilateral Syndactyly Release of Third and Fourth Fingers


Bilateral Syndactyly Release of Third and Fourth Fingers
Hospital Leonardo Martinez, Honduras

Sudhir B. Rao, MD
Big Rapids Orthopaedics

Mark N. Perlmutter, MS, MD, FICS, FAANOS
Carolina Regional Orthopaedics

The patient in this case is a 1-year-old female with complex syndactyly of the right hand and simple syndactyly of the left hand. Here, Dr. Rao and Dr. Perlmutter release both sides, with the right side involving a full-thickness skin graft taken from the patient’s groin crease. This case was filmed during a surgical mission with the World Surgical Foundation in Honduras.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Site-Specific Posterior Colporrhaphy and Perineorrhaphy for Rectocele


Site-Specific Posterior Colporrhaphy and Perineorrhaphy for Rectocele
Massachusetts General Hospital

Lori R. Berkowitz, MD
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology
Harvard Medical School

Patricia L. Hudson, MD
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Fellow
Harvard Medical School

In this case, Dr. Berkowitz and Dr. Hudson perform a site-specific posterior colporrhaphy at MGH. The patient is a 38-year-old female who presented with fecal incontinence, constipation, and stress urinary incontinence, and was found to have stage II posterior vaginal wall prolapse. She desired definitive surgical management of her prolapse and opted for posterior vaginal repair.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Bonebridge Implant


Bonebridge Implant
Duke University Medical Center

David M. Kaylie, MD, MS
Department of Surgery
Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences

C. Scott Brown, MD
Resident Physician
Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences

A patient developed single-sided deafness after a middle fossa craniotomy for resection of a vestibular schwannoma. Dr. Kaylie demonstrates the steps for a mastoid placement of a Bonebridge implant.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Carotid Endarterectomy (Cadaver)


Carotid Endarterectomy (Cadaver)
Harvard Medical School

Samuel Schwartz, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Massachusetts General Hospital

Laura Boitano, MD
Resident Physician
Massachusetts General Hospital

In this case, Dr. Schwartz and Dr. Boitano demonstrate a carotid endarterectomy on a cadaver at Harvard Medical School.

PREPRINT RELEASE: Rives-Stoppa Retromuscular Repair for Incisional Hernia


Rives-Stoppa Retromuscular Repair for Incisional Hernia
Massachusetts General Hospital

Peter Fagenholz, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School

Katherine Albutt, MD
Resident Physician
Harvard Medical School

In this case, Dr. Peter Fagenholz at MGH performs a ventral incisional hernia repair on a 76-year-old female who developed a hernia following a right colectomy for colon cancer.