Surgical Pearls Session


Free Paper Session:
Surgical pearls in aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery

Friday 8th September 2017: 14.30-15.30

Winners of best presentation from 2016: Akmal Hisham (overall winner), Abeera Abbas and Nikita Joji


Thank you to everyone who submitted their abstract for the Free Paper Session on Friday 8th September.

We are delighted to announce the following presentations (please click on each title to view the abstracts):


Tuberous breast, a real challenge: a new classification system and personal approach
Alessandro Innocenti, Marco Innocenti
Plastic and Reconstructive Microsurgery, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy


Interim analysis of the iTOP trial - immediate techniques of oncoplastic surgery: A prospective comparison with custom breast conservation in breast cancer patients
Florian Fitzal, Pia Lanmüller, Michael Schütz, Bernahrd Heilig, Amadeus Windischbauer, Theresa Häusler, Tanja Keusch, Michael Bolliger, Kerstin Wimmer, Ruth Exner, Stephanie Strobl, Peter Dubsky, Raimund Jakesz, Michael Gnant
Department of Surgery and Comprehensive Cancer Center Vienna, Medical University Vienna, Austria


Simplifying the challenging breast for a successful NSM/DIR. Reverse engineering meets reconstructive surgery
Gudjon L Gunnarsson & Jørn Bo Thomsen
Telemark Hospital, Norway1 & Odense University Hospital and Lillebaelt Hospital, Vejle, Denmark2


Predicting vertical length of ADM required in direct-to-implant breast reconstruction with fenestrated ADM sling
Hyung Chul Lee, Jin Sup Eom
Department of Plastic Surgery, Asan University, Seoul, Republic of Korea


Electrochemotherapy for breast cancer: the St George’s University Hospitals experience
Joy Odili
Department of Plastic Surgery, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK


First results of a pre-planned interim analysis of a national multicenter Patient Reported Outcome Study (PRO-Bra) in breast reconstruction following mastectomy with titaniferously coated polypropylene mesh (TiloopBra)
Stefan Paepke
Klinikum Rechts der Isar, Klinik und Poliklinik fuer Frauenheilkunde, Technische, Universitaet Muenchen, Germany


Chest-wall-based flap for repairing partial mastectomy defects: one flap for all defects
Sagit Meshulam-Derazon, Tal Kaufman, Ahuva Grubstein, Dean Ad-El
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel, Breast Radiology Unit, Radiology Department, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Hospital, Petach Tikva, Israel


An innovative method of planning and displaying flap volume delineations additional to perforator mapping to achieve symmetric breast volumes in DIEP flap breast reconstructions
S Hummelink, AC Verhulst, TJJ Maal, YL Hoogeveen, LJ Schultze Kool, DJO Ulrich
Radboudumc, Nijmegen, The Netherlands


Breast upper pole diaphragm (BUPD) release and retrofascial breast augmentation in chest malformation
Toma T Mugea
Oradea University, Romania


Quantitative analysis of postoperative shoulder function and strength after breast reconstruction
Yujin Myung
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Gyeonggi, Republic of Korea