UHN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  • Toni Zhong, Christine B. Novak, Shaghayegh Bagher, Saskia W.M.C. Maass, Jing Zhang, Udi Arad, Anne C. O’Neill, Kelly A. Metcalfe, Stefan O.P. Hofer. Using Propensity Score Analysis to Compare Major Complications between DIEP and Free MS-TRAM Flap Breast Reconstructions.  Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Apr; 133(4):774-82. Impact Factor 3.5.
  • Toni Zhong, Kimberly A. Fernandes, Refik Saskin, Rinku Sutradhar, Jennica Platt, Brett A. Beber, Christine B. Novak, David McCready, Kelly A. Metcalfe, Stefan O.P. Hofer, Jonathan C. Irish, Nancy N. Baxter. Barriers to Immediate Breast Reconstruction in the Canadian Universal Healthcare System. J Clin Oncol. 2014 June 2. [Epub ahead of print]. Impact Factor 18.
  • O'Neill AC, Ngan NC, Platt J, Mahomed A, Zhong T, Hofer SO. A decision-making algorithm for recipient vein selection in bipedicle deep inferior epigastric artery perforator flap autologous breast reconstruction. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2014 May 9. [Epub ahead of print]. Impact Factor 1.4.
  • Kristen M. Davidge, Kamini Raghuram, Stefan O.P. Hofer, Peter C. Ferguson, Jay S. Wunder, Carol J. Swallow, Toni Zhong. Impact of Flap Reconstruction on Perineal Wound Complications Following Ablative Surgery for Advanced and Recurrent Rectal Cancers. Ann Surg Oncol. 2014 Jun;21(6):2068-73. Impact Factor 4.1.
  • Toni Zhong, Shaghayegh Bagher, Kunaal Jindal, Delong Zhang, Anne O’Neill, Sheina Macadam, Kate Butler, Stefan O.P. Hofer, Andrea Pusic, Kelly Metcalfe. The Influence of Dispositional Optimism on Decision Regret to Undergo Major Breast Reconstruction Surgery. J Surg Oncol. 2013 Dec; 108(8):526-30. Impact Factor 2.6.
  • T Zhong, M Ojha, S Bagher, K Butler, AC O’Neill, SA McCluskey, H Clarke, SOP Hofer, C Srinivas. Transversus Abdominis Plane (TAP) Block Following Abdominally-Based Breast Reconstruction: A Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Randomized Controlled Trial Protocol. Trials. 2013 Dec 10; 14: 424. Impact Factor 2.6.
  • Toni Zhong, Jiayi Hu, Shaghayegh Bagher Anne C. O’Neill Brett Beber, Stefan O.P. Hofer, Kelly A. Metcalfe. Decision Regret Following Breast Reconstruction: The Role of Self-Efficacy and Satisfaction with Information in the Preoperative Period. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Nov; 132(5):724e-734e. Impact Factor 3.5.
  • W. A. Townley, E. Mah, A.C. O’Neill, J. S. Wunder, P.C. Fergusson, T. Zhong, S. O. P. Hofer. Reconstruction of the irradiated sarcoma defect – free tissue transfer is safe and reliable. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 Nov; 66(11):1575-9. Impact Factor 1.4.
  • Toni Zhong, Claire Oberle-Temple, Stefan OP Hofer, Brett Beber, John Semple, Mitchell Brown, Sheina Macadam, Peter Lennox, Tony Panzarella, Colleen McCarthy, Nancy Baxter, For the MCCAT Study Group. The Multi-Center Canadian Acellular dermal matrix Trial (The MCCAT Study): A randomized controlled trial in implant-based breast reconstruction. Trials. Trials. 2013 Oct 28; 14:356. Impact Factor 2.6.
  • Ylä-Kotola TM, Barlett E, Goldstein D, Armstrong K, Gilbert R, Hofer SOP. Union and bone Resorption of Free Fibula Flaps in Mandibular Reconstruction. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 Sep; 29(7):427-32. Impact Factor 1.6.
  • Jennica Platt, Nancy Baxter, Jennifer Jones, Kelly Metcalfe, Natalie Causarano, Stefan Hofer, Anne O’Neill, Terry Cheung, Elizabeth Starenkyj, Toni Zhong. Pre-Consultation Educational Group Intervention to Improve Shared Decision-Making in Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction: Study Protocol for a Pilot RCT. Trials. 2013 Jul 6; 14: 199. Available from: http://www.trialsjournal.com/content/14/1/199. Impact Factor 2.6.
  • Haykal S, Zhou Y, Marcus P, Salna M, Machuca T, Hofer SOP, Waddell TK. The Effect of Decellularization of Tracheal Allografts on Leukocyte Infiltration and of Recellularization on Regulatory T Cell Recruitment. Biomaterials. 2013 Jul. 2013 Jul; 34(23):5821-32. Impact Factor 8.5.
  • Damen, THC, Morritt, AN, Zhong, T, Ahmad, J, Hofer, SOP. Improving Outcomes in Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction: Lessons Learnt From 406 Consecutive DIEP/TRAM Flaps Performed By a Single Surgeon. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 May 1; 66:1032-1038. Impact Factor 1.4.
  • Payne CE, Hofer SOP, Zhong T, Griffin AC, Ferguson PC and Wunder JS. Functional outcome following upper limb soft tissue sarcoma resection with flap reconstruction. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 Apr; 66:601-607. Impact Factor 1.4.
  • Zhong, T., Wong, K. Cheng, H. Ojha, M. Srinivas, C. McLuskey, S. Clarke, H. Jacks, L. Hofer, SOP. Transversus Abdominis Plane (TAP) Catheters Inserted Under Direct Vision in the Donor Site following Free DIEP and MS-TRAM Breast Reconstruction: A Prospective Cohort Study of 45 Patients. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 Mar; 66(3):329-36. Impact Factor 1.4.
  • Zhong, T and Pusic, A. Future of Outcomes Research in Plastic Surgery. Clin Plast Surg. 2013; 40:351-357. Impact Factor 1.4.
  • Naparus A, Ashrafpour H, Huang N, Hofer SO, Zhong T, Forrest CR, Pang CY. Combination of hypoxic preconditioning and postconditioning does not induce additive protection of ex vivo human skeletal muscle from hypoxia/reoxygenation injury. J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. 2012 Oct; 60(4):347-56. Impact Factor 2.3.
  • Ross, G. Yla-Kotola, TM, Goldstein, D. Zhong, T., Gilbert, R. Irish, J. Gullane, PJ. Hofer, SOP, Neligan, P. Second Free Flaps in Head and Neck Reconstruction. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2012 Sep; 65(9):1165-8. Impact Factor 1.4.
  • Haykal S, Soleas JP, Salna M, Waddell TK, Hofer SOP. Evaluation of the Structural Integrity and Extracellular Matrix Components of Tracheal Allografts following Cyclical Decellularization Techniques: Comparison of Three Protocols. Tissue Engineering. 2012 Aug. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2012 Aug; 18(8): 614-23. Impact Factor 3.3.
  • Cahoon NJ, Naparus A, Ashrafpour H, Hofer SOP, Huang N, Lipa JE, Forrest CR, Pang CY. Pharmacologic Prophylactic Treatment for Perioperative Protection of Skeletal Muscle from Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in Reconstructive Surgery. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery. 2013 Mar. 131(3):473-85. Impact Factor 3.5.
  • Haykal S, Zhou Y, Marcus P, Salna M, Machuca T, Hofer SO, Waddell TK. Determining the In Vitro and In Vivo Immune Response towards Decellularized and Recellularized Porcine Tracheal Allografts for Airway Transplantation. Plastic Reconstructive Surgery. 2013. 2013; 131(55):74. Impact Factor 3.5.
  • Andreas Naparus, Homa Ashrafpour, Stefan OP Hofer, Toni Zhong, Ning Huang, Neil Cahoon, Sandra E. McAllister, Peter C. Neligan, Joan E. Lipa,and Cho Y. Pang. Efficacy and mechanism of hypoxic postconditioning in augmentation of tissue viability in ex vivo hypoxic human skeletal muscle. Eur J Pharmacology. 2012 Jul 5; 686(1-3):90-6. Impact Factor 2.5.
  • Zhong T, Janis J, Ahmad J, O’Neill A, Hofer SOP. Acellular Dermal Matrices in Abdominal Wall Reconstruction: A Systematic Review of the Current Evidence. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012; 130(5 Suppl):183S-93S. Impact Factor 3.5.
  • Alrasheed TA, Ahmad J, Zhong T, Hofer SOP. Delayed breast reconstruction using the inverted latissimus dorsi musculocutaneous flap: A novel approach to create ptosis and projection. Can J Plast Surg. 2012; 20(1):47-50. Impact Factor 0.18.
  • Andrea Lam, Scott Secord, Kate Butler, Stefan OP Hofer, Emily Liu, Kelly A. Metcalfe, Toni Zhong. A Breast Reconstruction Needs Assessment: How Does Self-Efficacy Affect Information Access and Preferences. Can J Plast Surg. 2012; 20(1):37-42. Impact Factor 0.18.
  • Jamil Ahmad, Taiba Alrasheed, Toni Zhong, Stefan OP Hofer. Delayed Breast Reconstruction Using the Inverted Latissimus Dorsi Musculocutaneous Flap: A Novel Approach to Create Ptosis and Projection. Can J Plast Surg. 2012; 20(1):47-50. Impact Factor 0.18.
  • Locke M, Zhong T, Mureau M, Hofer SOP. Tug ‘O’ War:  Challenges of Transverse Upper Gracilis (TUG) Myocutaneous Free Flap Breast Reconstruction. J Plast Aesthet Reconstr Surg. 2012; 65:1041-50. Impact Factor 1.4.
  • Haykal S, Soleas JP, Salna M, Waddell TK, Hofer SOP. Evaluation of the Structural Integrity and Extracellular Matrix Components of Tracheal Allografts following Cyclical Decellularization Techniques: Comparison of Three Protocols. Tissue Engineering. 2012 Aug. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2012 Aug; 18(8): 614-23. Impact Factor 3.3.
  • Verseijden F, Sluijs SJ, van Neck JW, Hofer SO, Hovius SE, van Osch GJ. Comparing scaffold-free and fibrin-based adipose-derived stromal cell constructs for adipose tissue engineering: an in vitro and in vivo study. Cell Transplantation. 2012 Jul 26. 2012:21(10): 2283-97. Impact Factor 5.13.
  • Platt J, Baxter N, Zhong T. Systematic Review of the Patterns of Care for Postmastectomy Breast Reconstruction in North America in the Last Two Decades. Canadian Medical Association Journal. 2011 Dec 13; 183(18):2109-16. Impact Factor 8.3.
  • Zhong T, McCarthy C, Min S, Zhang J, Beber B, Pusic A, Hofer SOP. Satisfaction and Health-Related Quality of Life Following Autologous Tissue Breast Reconstruction: A Prospective Analysis of Early Postoperative Outcomes. Cancer. 2011; 118(6):170-179. Impact Factor 3.66.
  • Zhong, T. “Minimally invasive free flap salvage: Indication, efficacy, and implications for reconstructive microsurgeons”. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2011; 64(11):1520-21. 2011. (Invited Commentary). Impact Factor 1.4.
  • Zhong T, Janis J, Ahmad J, Hofer SOP. Outcomes After Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Using Acellular Dermal Matrix: A Systematic Review. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2011; 64:1562-1571. Impact Factor 1.4.
  • Prodger JL, Gray R, Kigozi G, Nalugoda F, Galiwango R, Hirbod T, Wawer M, Hofer SOP, Sewankambo N, Serwadda D, Kaul R. Foreskin T-cell subsets differ substantially from blood with respect to HIV co-receptor expression, inflammatory profile, and memory status. Mucosal Immunology. 2012 Mar 5. Mucosal Immunol. 2012 Mar; 5(2):121-8. Impact Factor 6.96.
  • Verseijden F, Posthumus-van Sluijs SJ, van Neck JW, Hofer SOP, Hovius SER, van Osch GJVM. Vascularization of Prevascularized and Non-prevascularized Fibrin-based Human Adipose Tissue Constructs after Implantation in Nude Mice. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012 Feb 24. J Tissue Eng Regen Med. 2012 Mar;6(3):169-78. Impact Factor 3.3.
  • Zhong T, Hofer SO, McCready DR, Jacks LM, Cook FE, Baxter N. A Comparison of Surgical Complications Between Immediate Breast Reconstruction and Mastectomy: The Impact on Delivery of Chemotherapy - An Analysis of 391 Procedures. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011; 19(2):1560-66. Impact Factor 4.1.
  • Zhong, T, Neinstein, R, Massey, C, McCluskey, SA, Lipa, J, Neligan, P Hofer, SOP. Intravenous Fluid Infusion Rate in Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction: Important Lessons Learned From 354 Free Flaps. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2011; 128(6):1153-60. Impact Factor 3.5.
  • Gopie JP, Timman R, Hilhorst MT, Hofer SOP, Mureau MA, Tibben A. The short-term psychological impact of complications after breast reconstruction. Psychooncology. 2011 Oct 28. Psychooncology.2013; 22(2):290-8. Impact Factor 3.5.
  • Gopie JP, Timman R, Hilhorst MT, Hofer SOP, Mureau MA, Tibben A. Information-seeking behaviour and coping style of women opting for either implant or DIEP-flap breast reconstruction. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. 2011 Sep. J Plast Reconst Aesthet Surg. 2011 Sep; 64 (9):1167-73.Epub 2011 Apr. 22. Impact Factor 1.4.
  • Gopie JP, Hilhorst MT, Kleijne A, Timman R, Menke-Pluymers MB, Hofer SO, Mureau MA, Tibben A. Women’s motives to opt for either implant or DIEP-flap breast reconstruction. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. 2011 Aug. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg.2011. Aug; 64 (8) 1062-7. Impact Factor 1.4.
  • Ferguson NM, Mathijssen IMJ, Hofer SOP, Mureau MAM. Decision making in reconstruction of defects of the eyelid. Scandinavian Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery. 2011 Aug. 2011: 45(1): pp 45-50. Impact Factor 0.73.
  • Damen TH, Wei W, Mureau MA, Tjong-Joe-Wai R, Hofer SOP, Essink-Bot ML, Hovius SE, Polinder S. Medium-term cost analysis of breast reconstructions in a single Dutch centre: a comparison of implants, implants preceded by tissue expansion, LD transpositions and DIEP flaps. Journal of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. 2011 Aug. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2011 Aug; 64(8):1043-53. Impact Factor 1.4.
  • Damen TH, de Bekker-Grob EW, Mureau MA, Menke-Pluijmers MB, Seynaeve C, Hofer SOP, Essink-Bot ML. Patient’s preferences for breast reconstruction: a discrete choice experiment. Journal Plastic Reconstructive Aesthetic Surgery. 2011 Jan. 2011:64(1):75-83. Impact Factor 1.4.
  • Scaranelo AM, Lord B, Eiada R, Hofer SOP. Imaging Approaches and Findings in the Reconstructed Breast: A Pictorial Essay. Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal. 2011. 2011: 62(1): pp 60-72. Impact Factor 0.46.
  • Hofer SOP, Mureau MAM. Improving Outcomes in Aesthetic Facial Reconstruction. Perioperative Nursing Clinics - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2011. 2011: 6(2): pp 147-158. Impact Factor 3.5.