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Ketan Patel, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
HCC 510 San Pablo Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles


Vascularized Bone Grafting in Scaphoid Nonunion: A Review of Patient-Centered Outcomes. Hand (N Y). 2017 Mar; 12(2):127-134. View in: PubMed

Patient-centered outcomes of breast reconstruction in the setting of post-mastectomy radiotherapy: A comprehensive review of the literature. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2017 Feb 28. View in: PubMed

A prospective clinical assessment of anatomic variability of the submental vascularized lymph node flap. J Surg Oncol. 2017 Jan 13. View in: PubMed

Augmented and virtual reality in surgery-the digital surgical environment: applications, limitations and legal pitfalls. Ann Transl Med. 2016 Dec; 4(23):454. View in: PubMed

Emerging trends in social media and plastic surgery. Ann Transl Med. 2016 Dec; 4(23):455. View in: PubMed

Practical Guidelines for Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Free Tissue Transfer. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Nov; 138(5):1120-1131. View in: PubMed

Optimizing Outcomes following Total and Subtotal Tongue Reconstruction: A Systematic Review of the Contemporary Literature. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2016 Oct 31. View in: PubMed

Advances in fluorescent-image guided surgery. Ann Transl Med. 2016 Oct; 4(20):392. View in: PubMed

Understanding the Concepts and Physiologic Principles of Lymphatic Microsurgery. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2016 Oct; 32(8):571-579. View in: PubMed

Patient and Surgical Factors Contributing to Perioperative Infection in Complex Lower Extremity Trauma. Am Surg. 2016 Oct; 82(10):940-943. View in: PubMed

Editorial for seminars issue on reconstructive and oncoplastic surgery. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Jun; 113(8):851. View in: PubMed

Radiation and breast reconstruction: Algorithmic approach and evidence-based outcomes. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Jun; 113(8):906-12. View in: PubMed

Oncologic reconstruction: General principles and techniques. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Jun; 113(8):852-64. View in: PubMed

Autologous flap breast reconstruction: Surgical algorithm and patient selection. J Surg Oncol. 2016 Jun; 113(8):865-74. View in: PubMed

Impact of Connective Tissue Disease on Oncologic Breast Surgery and Reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2016 Jun; 76(6):635-9. View in: PubMed

Functional Donor Site Morbidity After Vascularized Toe Transfer Procedures: A Review of the Literature and Biomechanical Consideration for Surgical Site Selection. Ann Plast Surg. 2016 Jun; 76(6):735-42. View in: PubMed

Quantity of lymph nodes correlates with improvement in lymphatic drainage in treatment of hind limb lymphedema with lymph node flap transfer in rats. Microsurgery. 2016 Mar; 36(3):239-45. View in: PubMed

Breast reconstruction and adjuvant therapy: A systematic review of surgical outcomes. J Surg Oncol. 2015 Dec; 112(5):458-64. View in: PubMed

Immediate, Multistaged Approach to Infected Synthetic Mesh: Outcomes After Abdominal Wall Reconstruction With Porcine Acellular Dermal Matrix. Ann Plast Surg. 2015 Dec; 75(6):629-33. View in: PubMed

Supraclavicular Lymph Node Flap for Lymphedema: Early Experience and Technical Refinements. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Oct; 136(4 Suppl):108. View in: PubMed

Complex Hand and Wrist Reconstruction Using Free Vascularized Bone Grafts. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Oct; 136(4 Suppl):25-6. View in: PubMed

The Groin vs. Submental Vascularized Lymph Node Flaps: A Head-to-Head Comparison of Surgical Outcomes Following Treatment for Upper Limb Lymphedema. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Oct; 136(4 Suppl):135. View in: PubMed

Pedicle Lengthening Technique Utilizing Retrograde Inflow for the Groin Lymph Node Flap. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Oct; 136(4 Suppl):107-8. View in: PubMed

Single-Stage, Dual Gastroepiploic Lymph Node Flaps for the Surgical Treatment of Lymphedema. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Oct; 136(4 Suppl):136-7. View in: PubMed

Effectiveness of Lymphatic Microsurgical Procedures in the Treatment of Primary Lymphedema. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Oct; 136(4 Suppl):135-6. View in: PubMed

Ensuring Survivability of the Skin Island of the Free Iliac Osteocutaneous Flap with Double Arterial Inflow Techniques. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Oct; 136(4 Suppl):16. View in: PubMed

Modern Mandible Reconstruction Utilizing the Chimeric Fibula Free Flap and Double-Barreling Techniques. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Oct; 136(4 Suppl):47-8. View in: PubMed

Common radiographic imaging modalities fail to accurately predict capitate morphology. Hand (N Y). 2015 Sep; 10(3):444-9. View in: PubMed

Giant juvenile fibroadenoma: a systematic review with diagnostic and treatment recommendations. Gland Surg. 2015 Aug; 4(4):312-21. View in: PubMed

A Prospective Evaluation of Lymphedema-Specific Quality-of-Life Outcomes Following Vascularized Lymph Node Transfer. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Jul; 22(7):2424-30. View in: PubMed

The biplanar oncoplastic technique case series: a 2-year review. Gland Surg. 2015 Jun; 4(3):257-62. View in: PubMed

Lymphatic mapping and lymphedema surgery in the breast cancer patient. Gland Surg. 2015 Jun; 4(3):244-56. View in: PubMed

Evidence to support controversy in microsurgery. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Mar; 135(3):595e-608e. View in: PubMed

From theory to evidence: long-term evaluation of the mechanism of action and flap integration of distal vascularized lymph node transfers. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2015 Jan; 31(1):26-30. View in: PubMed

Patient-centered outcomes following laparoscopic ventral hernia repair: a systematic review of the current literature. Am J Surg. 2014 Oct; 208(4):677-84. View in: PubMed

Preplanning vascularized lymph node transfer with duplex ultrasonography: an evaluation of 3 donor sites. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2014 Aug; 2(8):e193. View in: PubMed

Monitoring patient-centered outcomes through the progression of breast reconstruction: a multicentered prospective longitudinal evaluation. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Jul; 146(2):299-308. View in: PubMed

Chimeric functional latissimus flap transfer to restore ankle dorsiflexion following a traumatic defect of the lower leg: a case report. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2014 May; 30(4):279-82. View in: PubMed

Delayed versus Delayed-Immediate Autologous Breast Reconstruction: A Blinded Evaluation of Aesthetic Outcomes. Arch Plast Surg. 2014 May; 41(3):264-70. View in: PubMed

Evaluating long-term outcomes following nipple-sparing mastectomy and reconstruction in the irradiated breast. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 May; 133(5):605e-614e. View in: PubMed

Patient-centred decision making in breast reconstruction utilising the delayed-immediate algorithm. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2014 Apr; 67(4):477-82. View in: PubMed

Developing a Lower Limb Lymphedema Animal Model with Combined Lymphadenectomy and Low-dose Radiation. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2014 Mar; 2(3):e121. View in: PubMed

Analyzing implant movement with tabbed and nontabbed expanders through the process of two-stage breast reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Mar; 133(3):256e-260e. View in: PubMed

Freestyle propeller flaps from the lower abdomen: a valuable reconstructive option for proximal thigh defects. Microsurgery. 2014 Mar; 34(3):233-6. View in: PubMed

Reinforcement of the abdominal wall following breast reconstruction with abdominal flaps: a comparison of synthetic and biological mesh. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Mar; 133(3):700-7. View in: PubMed

A patient-centered appraisal of outcomes following abdominal wall reconstruction: a systematic review of the current literature. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Feb; 133(2):408-18. View in: PubMed

Correlating patient-reported outcomes and ambulation success following microsurgical lower extremity reconstruction in comorbid patients. Microsurgery. 2014 Jan; 34(1):1-4. View in: PubMed

Reduction mammaplasty and mastopexy in previously irradiated breasts. Aesthet Surg J. 2014 Jan 1; 34(1):74-8. View in: PubMed

Use of intraoperative indocyanin-green angiography to minimize wound healing complications in abdominal wall reconstruction. J Plast Surg Hand Surg. 2013 Dec; 47(6):476-80. View in: PubMed

Does mesh location matter in abdominal wall reconstruction? A systematic review of the literature and a summary of recommendations. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Nov; 132(5):1295-304. View in: PubMed

Biplanar oncoplastic surgery: a novel approach to breast conservation for small and medium sized breasts. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Nov; 132(5):1081-4. View in: PubMed

Proceed™ mesh for laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. JSLS. 2013 Oct-Dec; 17(4):565-9. View in: PubMed

Critical analysis of strattice performance in complex abdominal wall reconstruction: intermediate-risk patients and early complications. Int Surg. 2013 Oct-Dec; 98(4):379-84. View in: PubMed

Revisiting the scapular flap: applications in extremity coverage for our U. S. combat casualties. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Oct; 132(4):577e-585e. View in: PubMed

Predicting abdominal closure after component separation for complex ventral hernias: maximizing the use of preoperative computed tomography. Ann Plast Surg. 2013 Sep; 71(3):261-5. View in: PubMed

Microvascular autologous breast reconstruction in the context of radiation therapy: comparing two reconstructive algorithms. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Aug; 132(2):251-7. View in: PubMed

Posterior elbow wounds: soft tissue coverage options and techniques. Orthop Clin North Am. 2013 Jul; 44(3):409-17, x. View in: PubMed

Systematic review of patient-centered outcomes following lower extremity flap reconstruction in comorbid patients. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2013 Jun; 29(5):307-16. View in: PubMed

Supraclavicular nerve graft interposition for reconstruction of pediatric brachial plexus injuries. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Mar; 131(3):467e-8e. View in: PubMed

Multiple pregnancies following deep ifferior epigastrac perforator (DAEP) flap breast reconstruction. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 Mar; 66(3):434-6. View in: PubMed

Multiple pregnancies following deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap breast reconstruction. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 Mar; 66(3):434-6. View in: PubMed

The use of porcine acellular dermal matrix in a bridge technique for complex abdominal wall reconstruction: an outcome analysis. Am J Surg. 2013 Feb; 205(2):209-12. View in: PubMed

Ciprofloxacin-resistant Aeromonas hydrophila infection following leech therapy: a case report and review of the literature. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 Jan; 66(1):e20-2. View in: PubMed

Complications of acellular dermal matrices in abdominal wall reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Nov; 130(5 Suppl 2):216S-24S. View in: PubMed

Factors associated with failed hardware salvage in high-risk patients after microsurgical lower extremity reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2012 Oct; 69(4):399-402. View in: PubMed

Indications and outcomes following complex abdominal reconstruction with component separation combined with porcine acellular dermal matrix reinforcement. Ann Plast Surg. 2012 Oct; 69(4):394-8. View in: PubMed

Management of massive mastectomy skin flap necrosis following autologous breast reconstruction. Ann Plast Surg. 2012 Aug; 69(2):139-44. View in: PubMed

Survey on ventral hernias: surgeon indications, contraindications, and management of large ventral hernias. Am Surg. 2012 Apr; 78(4):388-97. View in: PubMed

A head-to-head comparison of quality of life and aesthetic outcomes following immediate, staged-immediate, and delayed oncoplastic reduction mammaplasty. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Jun; 127(6):2167-75. View in: PubMed

Computerized tomographic and magnetic resonance angiography for perforator-based free flaps: technical considerations. Clin Plast Surg. 2011 Apr; 38(2):219-28. View in: PubMed

Maximizing the use of the handheld Doppler in autologous breast reconstruction. Clin Plast Surg. 2011 Apr; 38(2):213-8. View in: PubMed

HB Hillingdon [alpha46(CE4)Phe-->Val (alpha1 Or alpha2)]: a new alpha chain hemoglobin variant. Hemoglobin. 2009; 33(6):503-6. View in: PubMed

Management of common and uncommon problems after primary breast augmentation. Clin Plast Surg. 2009 Jan; 36(1):127-38, vii. View in: PubMed

Canonical Wnt signalling induces satellite-cell proliferation during adult skeletal muscle regeneration. J Cell Sci. 2008 Sep 1; 121(Pt 17):2939-50. View in: PubMed

Lack of myostatin results in excessive muscle growth but impaired force generation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Feb 6; 104(6):1835-40. View in: PubMed

Inducing muscle hypertrophy as a therapeutic strategy for muscular dystrophies. 122nd ENMC International Workshop, Naarden, The Netherlands, 28-30 November 2003. Neuromuscul Disord. 2004 Sep; 14(8-9):519-25. View in: PubMed

Muscle development genes: their relevance in neuromuscular disorders. Neuromuscul Disord. 2002 Jun; 12(5):438-46. View in: PubMed

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