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1. Nayar HS, Afifi AA. Discussion: The Characteristics and Short-Term Surgical Outcomes of Adolescent Gynecomastia by B.S. Choi et al. Aesthetic Plast Surg 2017 Jun 21.
[PubMed ID: 28639067]
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2. Garg RK, King TW, Sanchez R, Afifi AM. Reply: Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults: The Role of Upper Airway and Facial Skeletal Surgery. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 2017 Jun; 139(6):1378e-1379e.
[PubMed ID: 28538589]
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3. Ollech CJ, Block LM, Afifi AM, Poore SO. Effect of Drain Placement on Infection, Seroma, and Return to Operating Room in Expander-Based Breast Reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg 2017 Jun 01.
[PubMed ID: 28671886]
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4. Christie BM, Kapur S, Kempton SJ, Hanson SE, Ma Y, Rao VK. A Prospective Randomized Trial Comparing the Effects of Lidocaine in Breast Reduction Surgery. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 2017 May; 139(5):1074e-1079e.
[PubMed ID: 28445354]
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5. Khalil AA, Ibrahim A, Afifi AM. Response to: Comment to "No-Drain Single Incision Liposuction Pull-Through Technique for Gynecomastia". Aesthetic Plast Surg 2017 Apr 03.
[PubMed ID: 28374289]
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6. McCarthy J, Hartmann E, Bentz ML, Rao VK, Jee Y, Rivedal D, Poore SO. Seeing is Believing? Preoperative Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Pressure Ulcers: Implications for Surgical Management. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2017 Mar; 5(3):e1263.
[PubMed ID: 28458977, PMCID: 5404448]
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7. Chen JT, Sanchez R, Garg R, Poore S, Siebert JW. Helpful Hints for the Superficial Temporal Artery and Vein as Recipient Vessels. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 2017 Mar; 139(3):818e-820e.
[PubMed ID: 28234889]
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8. Afifi AM, Hartmann E, Talaat A, Alfotooh AA, Omar OS, Mareei S, Sanchez R, Kempton SJ. Quantitative Assessment of Tension Reduction at the Midline Closure During Abdominal Component Separation. J. Am. Coll. Surg. 2017 May; 224(5):954-961.
[PubMed ID: 28153601]
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9. Khalil AA, Ibrahim A, Afifi AM. No-Drain Single Incision Liposuction Pull-Through Technique for Gynecomastia. Aesthetic Plast Surg 2017 Apr; 41(2):298-303.
[PubMed ID: 28032170]
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10. Garg RK, Shan Y, Havlena JA, Afifi AM. Disparities in Utilization of Jaw Surgery for Treatment of Sleep Apnea: A Nationwide Analysis. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2016 Dec; 4(12):e1047.
[PubMed ID: 28293491, PMCID: 5222636]
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11. Hyman DA, Saha S, Nayar HS, Doyle JF, Agarwal SK, Chaiet SR. Patterns of Facial Fractures and Protective Device Use in Motor Vehicle Collisions From 2007 to 2012. JAMA Facial Plast Surg 2016 Dec 01; 18(6):455-461.
[PubMed ID: 27441732]
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12. Egan KG, Israel JS, Ghasemzadeh R, Afifi AM. Evaluation of Migraine Surgery Outcomes through Social Media. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2016 Oct; 4(10):e1084.
[PubMed ID: 27826478, PMCID: 5096533]
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13. Bentz ML. The Plastic Surgeon at Work and Play: Surgeon Health, Practice Stress, and Work-Home Balance. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2016 Oct; 4(10):e1081.
[PubMed ID: 27826476, PMCID: 5096531]
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14. Garg RK, Afifi AM, Sanchez R, King TW. Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults: The Role of Upper Airway and Facial Skeletal Surgery. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 2016 Oct; 138(4):889-98.
[PubMed ID: 27673521]
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15. Chen JT, Kempton SJ, Rao VK. The Economics of Skin Cancer: An Analysis of Medicare Payment Data. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2016 Sep; 4(9):e868.
[PubMed ID: 27757333, PMCID: 5054999]
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16. Garg RK, Wieland AM, Hartig GK, Poore SO. Risk factors for unplanned readmission following head and neck microvascular reconstruction: Results from the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program, 2011-2014. Microsurgery 2016 Sep 23.
[PubMed ID: 27658935]
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17. Kapur SK, Richner TJ, Brodnick SK, Williams JC, Poore SO. Optical Feedback Control and Electrical-Optical Costimulation of Peripheral Nerves. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 2016 Sep; 138(3):451e-60e.
[PubMed ID: 27556620]
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18. McCarthy JE, Rao VK. Systematic Review and Operative Technique of Recalcitrant Pressure Ulcers Using a Fillet Flap Technique. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2016 Aug; 4(8):e1001.
[PubMed ID: 27622082, PMCID: 5010346]
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