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    Edstrom L.E., et al.: A method for the evaluation of minor degrees of breast asymmetry. Plast and Reconst Surg 60:812, 1977.

    Edstrom L.E., et al.: Usefulness of the innervated TFL flap in paraplegic patients. Annals of Plast Surg 7:286, 1981.

    Edstrom LE: Invited discussion of a study of the pharmacologic control of blood flow to acute and delayed skin flaps using Xenon washout. Parts I & II. Plast and Reconst Surg 71:409, 1983.

    Edstrom LE: Invited discussion of Clinical Experience with polydioxanone monofilament absorbable sutures in plastic surgery, by Chusak RB, and Dibbell DG. Plast and Reconst Surgery 72:221, 1984.

    Edstrom L.E., et al.: The gastrocnemius myocutaneous flap in lower extremity injuries. J of Trauma 24:539, 1984.

    Edstrom L.E., et al. Centrocentral nerve union with autologous transplantation. Plast Reconst Surg 75:136, 1985.

    Edstrom L.E., et al.: Standardizing the dorsal rat flap. Surgical Forum 37:590, 1986.

    Edstrom L.E., et al.: The dorsal rat flap: An appraisal of the model. Surgical Forum 38:598, 1987.

    Edstrom L.E., et al.: The effect of ischemic skin flap elevation on tissue and plasma thromboxane A2 and prostacyclin production; modification by thromboxane synthetase inhibition. Annals of Plastic Surgery 20:106, 1988.

    Edstrom L.E., et al.: Necotizing fasciitis as a complication of chickenpox. Clinical Pediatrics 27:339, 1988.

    Edstrom L.E., et al.: The instep of the foot as a donor site for split-thickness skin grafts for coverage of defects in the palm and sole. Rivista Italiana di Chirurgia Plastica 21:355, 1989.

    Edstrom L.E., et al.: Heparin vs Thromboxane Inhibitors in prevention of microvascular coagulation. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 86:110, July 1990.

    Edstrom L.E., et al. Decision making in the acute thermal hand burn: an algorithm for treatment. Hand Clin. 6:233-8, 1990.

    Edstrom L.E., et al. Split thickness plantar skin grafts for coverage in the hand and digits. Journal of Hand Surgery 16A:143, Jan 1991.

    Edstrom L.E., et al. The fetal cleft palate: In: Utero repair of a true congenital model, Plast. Surg. Forum XX:25-27, 1997.

    Edstrom L.E., et al. Prevention of the growth and metastasis of malignant melanoma: The role of vitamin A. Plast. Surg. Forum XX:175-177, 1997.

    Edstrom L.E., et al. The fetal cleft palate. In: Utero repair of a true congenital model. In: Craniofacial 7, Whitaker, L.A. (ed), Proceedings of the VIIth International Congress, International Society of Craniofacial Surgery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Monduzzi Editore, Bologna, Ital, pp. 43-45, 1997.

    Edstrom L.E., et al. The fetal cleft palate: A histomorphologic study of palatal development and function following In: Utero repair of a congenital model. Plast. Surg. Forum, XXI:27-30, 1998.

    Edstrom L.E., et al. Buccal mucosal grafts for urethral reconstruction. Urology, 51:15-9, (5A Supple.), 1998.

    Edstrom L.E., et al. A symptomatic radial artery anomaly and its surgical treatment. J. Hand Surgery, 24A:178-181, 1999.

    Edstrom L.E., et al. The fetal cleft palate. In: Characterization of a congential model. Plast. Reconstr. Surg.103:419-428, 1999.

    Edstrom L.E., et al. The fetal cleft palate: II. Scarless healing after in utero repair of a congenital model. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 104:1356-64, 1999.

    Edstrom LE. Body controuring: A Review. Med Health RI, 84:114-6, 2001.

    Edstrom, LE. Conversion to digital photography and photo archiving. Plast Reconst Surg, 105:1576-7, 2001.

    Edstrom L.E., et al. Toward an understanding of the cleft palate anomaly using a congenital model. Med Health RI, 84:128-31, 2001.

    Edstrom L.E., et al. Office-based operatory experience: an overview of anesthetic technique, procedures and complications. Med Health RI, 84:117-8, 2001.

    Edstrom L.E., et al. The fetal cleft palate: III. Ultrastructural and functional analysis of palatal development following in utero repair of the congenital model. Plast. Reconstr. Surg. 109: 2355-62, 2002.

    Edstrom L.E., et al. Investigation of the growth and metastasis of malignant melanoma in a murine model: the role of supplemental vitamin A. Plast Reconstr Surg, 112:152-8, 2003.

    Book Reviews

    Edstrom, LE: Book Review of A Concise Guide to the Clinical Practice of Plastic Surgery, edited by Barrett, St. Louis Medical Publishers, 1983., in Plast and Reconst Surgery.

    Edstrom, LE: Book Review of Hand Surgery. Volume One: General Aspects, Elective Surgery. Edited by H. Nigst, D. Buck-Gramcko, H. Millesi, and G.D.Lister. Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc., New York; in Plast. and Reconst. Surg. 85:311, 1990.

    Edstrom, LE: Book Review of Grabb's Encyclopedia of Flaps. (Vol 1,2,3) By Berish Strauch, Luis O. Vasconez, Elizabeth J. Hall-Findlay. Pp. 1818. Little, Brown & Co., Boston, MA, 1990, for Plast and Reconst Surg.

    Edstrom, LE: Book Review of Instructional Courses. 4th Edition. Ed. Robert C. Russell. Pps. 268. Mosby Year Book. St. Louis, MO, 1992, for Plast and Reconst Surg.

    Edstrom, LE: Book Review of Local Anesthetics, by Rudolph H. De Jong, for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1996.

    Books

    Rees RS, Edstrom LE, et al.(eds.): Instructional Courses, Volume 5, 1992. C.V. Mosby, St. Louis.

    Rees. RS, Edstrom LE, et al.(eds.): Instructional Courses, Volume 6, 1993. C.V. Mosby, St. Louis.

    Book Chapters

    Krizek TJ, and Edstrom LE: "Orbital Surgery - historical perspective," in Tessier P, Callihan A, Mustarde J, and Salyer K, (eds.): Symposium on Plastic Surgery in the Orbital Region, St. Louis: C.V. Mosby Co. 1976, pp 3-7.

    Robson MC, and Edstrom LE: The Diabetic Foot. An alternative approach to major amputations. Surg Clin N Amer 57:1089, 1977.

    Dibbell DG, and Edstrom LE: The gastrocnemius myocutaneous flap. Clinics in Plastic Surgery 7:45, 1980.

    Falcone PA, and Edstrom LE: Decision making in the acute thermal hand burn: an algorithm for treatment. Hand Clinics 6(2): 233, May 1990.

    Edstrom LE: Amputations in the Hand. Chapter 27 in Plastic Surgery: Principles and Practice, Ed. by Jurkiewicz MJ, Krizek TJ, Mathes SJ, and Ariyan S. Mosby, 1991.

    Edstrom LE. Anatomy of the hand. In: J. Weinzweig ed, Plastic Surgery Secrets. Philadelphia, Hanley & Belfus, 1998.

    Edstrom LE. Anatomy of the hand. In: J. Weinzweig ed, Hand and Wrist Surgery Secrets. Philadelphia, Hanley & Belfus, 1999.

    Karacaoglu E, and Edstrom LE: Chapter 46, "Chronic Nerve Injuries and Treatment of Neuromas," in Hand Surgery, edited by Richard A. Berger and Arnold-Peter C. Weiss, 2004.

    Edstrom LE. Chapter 23: Management of the Degloved Hand, in The Mutilated Hand, edited by Weinzweig J and Weinzweig N, Elsevier Mosby, Philadelphia, 2005.

    Publications Sumitted or in Preparation

    Edstrom LE, Kim R. Severe ulnar deficiency in Cornelia DeLange syndrome. In preparation.

    Edstrom LE, and Tatinni C: Reconstruction of the Auricle. In Reconstruction of the Head and Neck, Fletcher J ed., in preparation.

    Recent Presentations

    AACPS Digital Photography, New Orleans, 1999.

    Tortola PS Symposium: "The Transfer to Total Digital Photography in the Academic Training Program in Plastic Surgery," February, 2000.

    Tortola PS Symposium: "Office-Based Anesthesia in Plastic Surgery," February, 2000.

    PSEF Chief Residents in Plastic Surgery: "Digital Photography in Plastic Surgery."

    "Going Digital," instructional course, NESPS meeting, Bermuda, 2002.

    NEngland Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, "Experience with the MACS short scar face lift," June, 2004.

    Northeast Society of Plastic Surgeons, "Experience with the MACS short scar face lift," November, 2005.

    National and International Meetings Hosted

    7th Congress of Italian-American Plastic Surgeons, Host, Newport, June, 2000.

    National Chief Residents in Plastic Surgery Meeting, Chairman, Providence, April, 2001.

    Invited Presentations

    Visiting Professor, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1984, "Changing Concepts in Osteomyelitis."

    Visiting Professor University of Massachusetts, Worcester, 1985, "Changing Concepts in Osteomyelitis."

    Faculty member, American Society for Surgery of the Hand course on emergency care of acute hand injuries, Newport 1986.

    Faculty member, Symposium on Wound Care, Denver 1987.

    Guest Lecturer, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 1987, "The Use of the Dorsal Rat Flap in Plastic Surgery Research."

    Guest Lecturer, Baystate Medical Center, 1988, "The Care of the Burned Hand."

    Visiting Professor, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1988, "The Dorsal Rat Flap: Follies and Foibles."

    Visiting Professor, Baystate Medical Center 1989, "Current Flexor Tendon Management."

    Faculty member, American Association for Hand Surgery course on Common Hand Problems, Sunriver, Oregon, 1990.

    Guest Examiner / Visiting Professor for resident evaluation, Yale University, June 1990.

    Guest Lecturer, U. Mass, Worcester, January 1991.

    Guest Lecturer Brigham and Women's Hospital, April 1994, "The Extensor Tendon Mechanism."

    Visiting Professor, Yale University, February 1995, "The Digital Extensor Mechanism."

    Guest Lecturer Brigham and Women's Hospital, May 1998, "The Extensor Tendon Mechanism, Part II."

    Lecturer for Otolaryngology Training Program, Rhode Island Hospital, April 2000.

    Invited to be the Blocker Lecturer, U. T. Galveston, Spring 2000.

    National Chief Residents' Conference, Gainsville, May, 2000, "Going Digital."

    Panel Chair, Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, 7TH Congress of Italian-American Plastic Surgeons, Newport, June, 2000.

    Invited to be guest lecturer at U. Mass Medical Center, Worcester, Autumn, 2000.

    Invited to be guest lecturer at Harvard Plastic Surgery Training Program, Autumn, 2000.

    Course Instructor on Digital Imaging, Northeast Society, Princess Hotel, Bermuda, October, 2002.

    Course Instructor on Video Imaging and Editing, ASPS San Antonio, November 2002.

    Visiting Professor Yale University Plastic Surgery, October 2003.

    Visiting Professor New Jersey School of Medicine, December, 2005.