Publications

Dr Swansons Bio

ERIC SWANSON, MD

FRCS(C), FACS

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DR. SWANSON ATTENDED MEDICAL SCHOOL AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, WHERE HE GRADUATED WITH HONORS AT THE AGE OF 22. IN 1988, HE COMPLETED A RESIDENCY IN PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO. DR. SWANSON STARTED HIS PRACTICE IN KANSAS CITY IN 1989.

Publications in International Peer-Reviewed Journals

1. Swanson E, Freiberg A, Salter DR. Radial artery infections and aneurysms
following catheterization. J Hand Surg Am. 1990;15:166–171.

2. Swanson E, Boyd JB, Manktelow RT. The radial forearm flap: Reconstructive
applications and donor-site defects in 35 consecutive patients. Plast Reconstr
Surg. 1990;85:258–266.

3. Swanson E, Boyd JB, Mulholland RS. The radial forearm flap: A biomechanical
study of the osteotomized radius. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1990;85:267–272.

4. Swanson E. Photometric evaluation of inframammary crease level after cosmetic
breast surgery. Aesthetic Surg J. 2010;30:832–837.

5. Swanson E. Outcome analysis in 93 facial rejuvenation patients treated with a
deep-plane face lift. Plast. Reconstr Surg. 2011;127:823–834.

6. Swanson E. Malar augmentation assessed by magnetic resonance imaging in
patients after facelift and fat injection. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011;127:2057–2065.

7. Swanson E. Objective assessment of change in apparent age after facial
rejuvenation surgery. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2011;64:1124–1131.

8. Swanson E. Prospective clinical study reveals significant reduction in triglyceride
level and white cell count after liposuction and abdominoplasty and no change in
cholesterol levels. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011;128:182e–197e.

9. Swanson E. A retrospective photometric study of 82 published reports of
mastopexy and breast reduction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011;128:1282–1301.

10. Swanson E. Assessment of reduction in subcutaneous fat thickness after
liposuction using magnetic resonance imaging. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg.
2012;65:128–130.

11. Swanson E. A measurement system for evaluation of shape changes and
proportions after cosmetic breast surgery. Plast Reconstr Surg.
2012;129:982–992; discussion 993.

12. Swanson E. Prospective outcome study of 360 patients treated with liposuction,
lipoabdominoplasty, and abdominoplasty. Plast Reconstr Surg.
2012;129:965–978; discussion 979–980.

13. Swanson E. The clinical relevance of lower triglyceride and leukocyte levels after
liposuction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012;129:846e–847e.

14. Swanson E. Photographic measurements in 301 cases of liposuction and
abdominoplasty reveal fat reduction without redistribution. Plast Reconstr Surg.
2012;130:311e–322e; discussion 323e–324e.

15. Swanson E. Reply. A retrospective photometric study of 82 published reports of
mastopexy and breast reduction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012;130:485e–488e.

16. Swanson E. Prospective study of lidocaine, bupivacaine and epinephrine levels
and blood loss in patients undergoing liposuction and abdominoplasty. Plast
Reconstr Surg. 2012;130:702–722; discussion 723–725.

17. Swanson E. Improved skin contraction after VASER-assisted lipoplasty: Is it a
change we can believe in? Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012;130:754e–756e.

18. Swanson E. Reply. A retrospective photometric study of 82 published reports of
mastopexy and breast reduction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012;130:892e–893e.

19. Swanson E. The dermal bra mammaplasty: Concerns regarding safety and
efficacy. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013;131:280e–282e.

20. Swanson E. The inferiorly based parenchymal flap mammaplasty: The need for
measurements to support claims. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013;131:288e–290e.

21. Swanson E. Three dermoglandular flap support in reduction mammaplasty: The
importance of photographic integrity. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013;131:440e–443e.

22. Swanson E. The plastic surgeon: Artist or scientist? Plast Reconstr Surg.
2013;131:182–184.

23. Swanson E. Reducing thromboembolism risk without chemoprophylaxis. Plast
Reconstr Surg. 2013;131:450e–451e.

24. Swanson E. Prospective photographic measurement study of 196 cases of breast
augmentation, mastopexy, augmentation/mastopexy, and breast reduction. Plast
Reconstr Surg. 2013;131:802e–819e.

25. Swanson E. Prospective outcome study of 225 cases of breast augmentation. Plast
Reconstr Surg. 2013;131:1158–1166; discussion 1167–1168.

26. Swanson E. Objective assessment of face lifts. Plast Reconstr Surg.
2013;131:915e–916e.

27. Swanson E. The Ruth Graf technique: Measurements do not support the efficacy
of an inferior pedicle and pectoralis muscle loop in mammaplasty. Plast Reconstr
Surg. 2013;132:168e–170e.

28. Swanson E. The commercialization of plastic surgery. Aesthet Surg J.
2013;33:1065–1068.

29. Swanson E. Prospective comparative clinical evaluation of 784 consecutive cases
of breast augmentation and vertical mammaplasty, performed individually and in
combination. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013;132:30e–45e; discussion 46e–47e.

30. Swanson E. Prospective outcome study of 106 cases of vertical mastopexy,
augmentation/mastopexy, and breast reduction. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg.
2013;66:937–949.

31. Swanson E. Nipple sensation losses in Hall-Findlay breast reduction technique.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013;132:669e–671e.

32. Swanson E. Scarpa fascia preservation during abdominoplasty: Randomized
clinical study of efficacy and safety. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013;132:871e–873e.

33. Swanson E. Buttock augmentation with silicone implants: A multicenter survey
review of 2226 patients. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013;132:681e–683e.

34. Swanson E. Local anesthetics in liposuction: Considerations for new practice
advisory guidelines to improve patient safety. Plast Reconstr Surg.
2013;1075e–1077e.

35. Swanson E. Chemoprophylaxis for venous thromboembolism prevention:
Concerns regarding efficacy and ethics. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open
2013;1:e23.

36. Swanson E. Preoperative symptoms of body dysmorphic disorder determine
postoperative satisfaction and quality of life in aesthetic rhinoplasty. Plast
Reconstr Surg. 2014;133:60e–62e.

37. Swanson E. Reply: Prospective outcome study of 225 cases of breast
augmentation. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013;132:1066e–1068e.

38. Swanson E. Prospective clinical study of 551 cases of liposuction and
abdominoplasty performed individually and in combination. Plast Reconstr Surg
Glob Open 2013;1:e32.

39. Swanson E. Defining nipple displacement, and the prevention and treatment of
the high-riding nipple. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014;133:64e–66e.

40. Swanson E. Randomized controlled trial comparing health-related quality of life
in patients undergoing vertical scar versus inverted T-shaped reduction
mammaplasty. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014;133:59e–60e.

41. Swanson E. Review. Plastic Surgery, 3 rd edition: volume two. Aesthetic Surgery.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013;132:721.

42. Swanson E. Outcomes analysis of patients undergoing autoaugmentation after
breast implant removal. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014;133:216e–218e.

43. Swanson E. Limitations of the horizontal (no vertical scar) breast reduction.
Aesthet Surg J. 2014:34:195–196.

44. Swanson E. Levels of evidence in cosmetic surgery: Analysis and
recommendations using a new CLEAR classification. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob
Open 2013;1:e66.

45. Swanson E. Mechanisms of action of external volume expansion devices. Plast
Reconstr Surg. 2014;133:425e–426e.

46. Swanson E. Comparison of vertical and inverted-T mammaplasties using
photographic measurements. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2013;1:e89.

47. Swanson E. The FACE-Q: The importance of full disclosure and sound
methodology in outcomes studies. Aesthet Surg J. 2014;34:626–627.

48. Swanson E. Correction of postoperative nipple/areola malposition without nipple
grafting. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2014;2:e117.

49. Swanson E. Tension shielding with the embrace device: Does it really improve
scars? Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014;134:662e–664e.

50. Swanson E. The case against chemoprophylaxis for venous thromboembolism
prevention and the rationale for SAFE anesthesia. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open
2014;2:e160.

51. Swanson E. Validity, reliability, and the questionable role of psychometrics in
plastic surgery. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2014;2:e161.

52. Swanson E. Limitations of the Breast-Q as an outcomes measure for evaluation of
breast augmentation patients. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014;134:986e–988e.

53. Swanson E. Three-dimensional simulated images in breast augmentation surgery:
An investigation of patients’ satisfaction and the correlation between prediction
and actual outcome. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014;133:595e–597e.

54. Swanson E. A matched cohort study of superomedial pedicle vertical scar breast
reduction (100 breasts) and traditional inferior pedicle Wise-pattern reduction
(100 breasts): An outcomes study over 3 years. Plast Reconstr Surg.
2014;133:883e–885e.

55. Swanson E. No increase in female breast size or fat redistribution to the upper
body after liposuction: A prospective controlled photometric study. Aesthet Surg.
J. 2014;34:896–906.

56. Swanson E. Doppler ultrasound imaging of plastic surgery patients for deep
venous thrombosis detection: A prospective controlled study. Aesthet Surg J.
2015:35:204–214.

57. Swanson E. Does laser assistance reduce blood loss after liposuction? Aesthet
Surg J. 2015;35:NP38–NP39.

58. Swanson E. Advantages of intraoperative marking of the new nipple/areola site in
mammaplasty. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2014;2:e221.

59. Swanson E. The limitations of three-dimensional simulations in breast
augmentation. Aesthet Surg J. 2015;35:NP62–NP64.

60. Swanson E. Breast reduction versus breast reduction plus implants: A
comparative study with measurements and outcomes. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob
Open 2014;2:e281.

61. Swanson E. Outcome studies in plastic surgery: Knowing the objectives and
avoiding pitfalls. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2014;2:e268.

62. Swanson E. Ideal breast shape: Women prefer convexity and upper pole fullness.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015;135:641e–643e.

63. Swanson E. Cryolipolysis: The importance of scientific evaluation of a new
technique. Aesthet Surg J. 2015;35:NP116–NP119.

64. Swanson E. The value of two-dimensional analysis of changes in breast shape.
Aesthet Surg J. 2015;36:NP132–NP134.

65. Swanson E. Reply. The limitations of psychometric studies in plastic surgery.
Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2014;2:e279.

66. Swanson E. Breast autoaugmentation: An enduring myth. Plast Reconstr Surg.
2015;135:779e–781e.

67. Swanson E. Vertical augmentation/mastopexy: “Surgeon, embrace.” Plast
Reconstr Surg. 2015;135:1063e–1064e.

68. Swanson E. Does combining abdominoplasty and liposuction really increase the
risk of venous thromboembolism? Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015;136:402e–405e.

69. Swanson E. Is there a link between longer operating time and increased risk?
Aesthet Surg J. 2015;35:NP05–NP06.

70. Swanson E. Reducing seroma rates after abdominoplasty by avoiding
electrodissection. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2015;68:864–865.

71. Swanson E. Comparison of limited and full dissection abdominoplasty using laser
fluorescence imaging to evaluate perfusion of the abdominal skin. Plast Reconstr
Surg. 2015;136:31e–43e.

72. Swanson E. Ultrasound screening for deep venous thrombosis detection:
Prospective evaluation of 200 plastic surgery outpatients. Plast Reconstr Surg
Glob Open 2015;3:e332.

73. Swanson E. The limitations of chemoprophylaxis and advantages of alternative
methods to reduce the risk of venous thromboembolism. Plast Reconstr Surg.
2015;136:391e–393e.

74. Swanson E. Do sequential compression devices really reduce the risk of venous
thromboembolism in plastic surgery patients? Plast Reconstr Surg.
2015;577e–578e.

75. Swanson E. Cadaveric study of breast measurements during augmentation with
implants. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015;136:842e–844e.

76. Swanson E. Chemoprophylaxis for venous thromboembolism prevention: Has the
horse already left the barn? Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015;136:575e–577e.

77. Swanson E. Safety of vertical augmentation/mastopexy: Prospective evaluation of
breast perfusion using laser fluorescence imaging. Aesthet Surg J.
2015;35:938–949.

78. Swanson E. A physiological pain pump for abdominoplasty: An alternative to
regional blocks and liposomal bupivacaine. Plast Reconstr Surg.
2015;136:714e–716e.

79. Swanson E. Cryolipolysis: A question of scientific and photographic integrity.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015;136:862e–864e.

80. Swanson E. Does lower extremity elevation reduce venous thromboembolism risk
after abdominoplasty? Aesthet Surg J. 2015;35:NP272–NP273.

81. Swanson E. Seroma prevention in abdominoplasty: Eliminating the cause. Aesthet
Surg J. 2016;36:NP23–NP24.

82. Swanson E. The limitations of using a national database to investigate risk factors
for venous thromboembolism. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016;137:478e–479e.

83. Swanson E. Evaluation of face lift skin perfusion and epinephrine effect using
laser fluorescence imaging. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2015;3:e484.

84. Swanson E. Does a deep-plane facelift restore malar volume without
simultaneous fat injection? Aesthet Surg J. 2016;36:NP30–NP31.

85. Swanson E. Level 2 observational studies: A practical alternative to randomized
trials in plastic surgery. Aesthet Surg. J. 2016;36:NP87–NP88.

86. Swanson E. Face-lift satisfaction using the FACE-Q. Plast Reconstr Surg.
2016;137:1049e–1050e.

87. Swanson E. The continuing appeal but lack of evidence for autoaugmentation in
reduction mammaplasty. Aesthet Surg J. 2016;36:NP77–NP79.

88. Swanson E. Does separating the stromal vascular fraction improve facial fat
retention? Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016;137:637e–639e.

89. Swanson E. Does radiofrequency assistance improve skin contraction after
liposuction? Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2015;3:e545.

90. Swanson E. The pursuit of greatness in plastic surgery. Plast Reconstr Surg.
2016;137:907e–908e.

91. Swanson E. Is the lipoaspirate volume linked to an increased risk of
complications after liposuction? Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016;137:754e–756e.

92. Swanson E. Our own worst enemy. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016;137:911e–914e.

93. Swanson E. Lessons learned from a national cosmetic surgery insurance database.
Aesthet Surg J. 2016;36:NP171–NP172.

94. Swanson E. Why risk assessment models are ineffective in predicting venous
thromboembolism in plastic surgery patients. Aesthet Surg J.
2016;36:NP233–NP234.

95. Swanson E. In defense of ambulatory surgery and the plastic surgeon in private
practice. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016;138:385e–386e.

96. Swanson E. Caprini scores, risk stratification, and rivaroxaban in plastic surgery:
Time to reconsider our strategy. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2016;4:e733.

97. Swanson E. A rebuttal of published recommendations for prevention of venous
thromboembolism in plastic surgery patients. Plast Reconstr Surg.
2016;138:951e–952e.

98. Swanson E. Concerns regarding the use of oral anticoagulants (rivaroxaban and
apixaban) for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in plastic surgery patients.
Aesthet Surg J. 2016;36:NP262–NP264.

99. Swanson E. Prospective controlled study of buttock fat transfer using ultrasound
and photographic measurements. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2016;4:e697.

100. Swanson E. Can we really control the inframammary fold (IMF) in breast
augmentation? Aesthet Surg J. 2016;36:NP313–NP314.

101. Swanson E. Plastic surgery, greatness, and keeping our edge (Reply to
Sisti et al.). Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016;138:1083e–1084e.

102. Swanson E. Textured breast implants, anaplastic large-cell lymphoma, and
conflict of interest. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017;139:558e–559e.

103. Swanson E. The ICE principle, 45:55 breast ratio, and 20-degree nipple
inclination in breast augmentation. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017;139:799e–801e.

104. Swanson E. Long-term radiographic and photographic evaluation of the
pectoralis muscle loop in reduction mammaplasty. Aesthet Surg J.
2017;37:NP9–NP11.

105. Swanson E. Open capsulotomy: An effective but overlooked treatment for
capsular contracture after breast augmentation. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open
2016;4:e1096.

106. Swanson E. Why the nipple is an unreliable marker for measuring breast
ptosis. Aesthet Surg J. 2017;37:NP24–NP26.

107. Swanson E. All seasons vertical augmentation mastopexy: A simple
algorithm, clinical experience, and patient-reported outcomes. Plast Reconstr
Surg Glob Open 2016;4:e1170.

108. Swanson E. Dual plane versus subpectoral breast augmentation: Is there a
difference? Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2016;4:e1188.

109. Swanson E, Gordon R. Comparing a propofol infusion with general
endotracheal anesthesia in plastic surgery patients. Aesthet Surg J.
2017;37:NP48–NP50.

110. Swanson E. Enoxaparin dosing and the prevention of venous
thromboembolism in plastic surgery patients. Plast Reconstr Surg.
2017;140:835e-836e.

111. Swanson E. Venous thromboembolism risk stratification and
chemoprophylaxis: A meta-analysis finds no benefit, more risk. Plast Reconstr
Surg Glob Open 2017;5:e1356.

112. Swanson E. Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma
(BIA-ALCL): Why the search for an infectious etiology may be irrelevant.
Aesthet Surg J. 2017;37:NP118–NP121.

113. Swanson E. The importance of photographic standardization in evaluating
microfocused ultrasound facial skin treatments. Aesthet Surg J.
2017;37:NP142–NP144.

114. Swanson E. The supra-inframammary fold (supra-IMF) approach to breast
augmentation: Avoiding a double bubble. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open
2017;5:e1411.

115. Swanson E. Quilting sutures, Scarpa fascia preservation, and meta-
analyses of seroma rates after abdominoplasty. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open
2017;5:e1429.

116. Swanson E. Underestimating implant volumes in cosmetic breast
augmentation. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2017;5:e1483.

117. Swanson E. The limitations of implantable mesh in mastopexy. Ann Plast
Surg. 2017;79:327–328.

118. Swanson E. A 1-point plan to eliminate Breast Implant-Associated
Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma. Ann Plast Surg. 2018;80:565–466.

119. Swanson E. Does stromal vascular fraction supplementation improve
facial lipotransfer? Aesthet Surg. J. 2018;38:NP34–NP36.

120. Swanson E, Mackay DR. Why the micromort concept falls short in Breast
Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL) risk analysis.
Aesthet Surg J. 2018;38:NP68–NP70.

121. Luce EA, Swanson E. Discussion: The impact of once- versus twice-daily
enoxaparin prophylaxis on risk for venous thromboembolism and clinically
relevant bleeding. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018;142:250–251.

122. Swanson E. Risk of Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell
Lymphoma. JAMA Oncol. 2018;4:1434.

123. Swanson E. Evaluating the effect of implantable mesh in mammaplasty.
Aesthet Surg J. 2018;38:NP103–NP105.

124. Swanson E. Photometric evaluation of long-term changes in breast shape
after breast augmentation and vertical mammaplasty. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob
Open 2018;6:e1844.

125. Swanson E. The questionable role of antibiotic irrigation in breast
augmentation. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019;144:249–252.

126. Swanson E. The expanding role of diagnostic ultrasound in plastic
surgery. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2018;6:e1911.

127. Swanson E. A critique of radiofrequency treatments for facial
rejuvenation. Aesthet Surg J. 2019;39:NP26–NP28.

128. Swanson E. In defense of evidence-based medicine in plastic surgery.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019;143:898e-899e.

129. Swanson E. Concerns regarding antibiotic-impregnated mesh in breast
augmentation. Aesthetic Surg J. 2019;39:NP90–NP92.

130. Swanson E. Analysis of US FDA breast implant postapproval studies
finding an increased risk of diseases and cancer: Why the conclusions are
unreliable. Ann Plast Surg. 2019;82:253–254.

131. Swanson E., Brown T. A discussion of conflicts of interest in plastic
surgery and possible remedies. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2018;6:e2043.

132. Swanson E. A rebuttal of the 12 breast reconstruction points to minimize
implant contamination. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2019;7:e2210.

133. Swanson E. Prospective study of Doppler ultrasound surveillance for deep
venous thromboses in 1000 plastic surgery outpatients. Plast Reconstr Surg.
2020;145:85–96.

134. Swanson E. The effect of sequential compression devices on fibrinolysis
in plastic surgery outpatients: A randomized trial. Plast Reconstr Surg.
2020;145:392–401.

135. Swanson E. The textured breast implant crisis: A call for action. Ann Plast
Surg. 2019;82:593–594.

136. Swanson E. Does a dual plane with gland suspension really improve
outcomes after breast augmentation? Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open
2019;7:e2247.

137. Swanson E. Concerns regarding photographic representation of the results
of radiofrequency treatment. Aesthet Surg J. 2019;39:NP354–NP356.

138. Swanson E. Periareolar augmentation/mastopexy: How does it measure
up? Aesthet Surg J. 2019;39:NP452–NP454.

139. Swanson E. Plastic surgeons defend textured breast implants at 2019 U.S.
Food and Drug Administration hearing: Why it is time to reconsider. Plast
Reconstr Surg. Glob Open 2019;7:e2410.

140. Swanson E. Abdominal fascial repair in breast reconstruction and the risk
of deep venous thrombosis: Is there a link? Ann Plast Surg. 2020;84:341.

141. Swanson E. Ethical concerns regarding high-dose enoxaparin for venous
thromboembolism prevention in plastic surgery patients. Plast Reconstr Surg
Glob Open 2019;7:e2485.

142. Swanson E. The Food and Drug Administration bans textured breast
implants: Lessons for plastic surgeons. Ann Plast Surg. 2020;84:343–345.

143. Swanson E. Reconsidering the role of routine anticoagulation for venous
thromboembolism (VTE) prevention in plastic surgery. Ann Plast Surg.
2020;85:97–99.

144. Swanson E. Near circumferential lower body lift: A review of 40
outpatient procedures. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2019;7:e2583.

145. Swanson E. Does sub-SMAS buccal fat pad transposition augment malar
volume in facelift patients? Aesthet Surg J. 2020;40:NP416–NP418.

146. Swanson E. A rebuttal of antibiotic irrigation as a method to reduce risk of
capsular contracture and Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell
Lymphoma. Ann Plast Surg. 2020;85:461–463.

147. Swanson E, Bloom RJ. It is time for plastic surgeons to start picking up
the tab. Ann Plast Surg. 2020;85:1–2.

148. Swanson E. A critical appraisal of breast autoaugmentation in post-
bariatric surgery patients. Aesthet Surg J. 2020;40:NP429–NP432.

149. Swanson E. Clinical evaluation of 225 sub-SMAS facelifts with no
temporal incision. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2020;8:e2640.

150. Swanson E. Evaluating the necessity of capsulectomy in cases of textured
breast implant replacement. Ann Plast Surg. 2020;85:691–698.

151. Swanson E. Discussion: The questionable role of antibiotic irrigation in
breast augmentation. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020;146:97e.

152. Swanson E. Face lifting in bald patients: New trends and specific needs.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020;146:497e–499e.

153. Swanson E. Hall-Findlay E. Banning textured implants is a rational
decision to eliminate the risk of Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large-Cell
Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). Aesthet Surg J. 2020;40:NP474–NP477.

154. Swanson E. Distal deep vein thrombosis causing pulmonary embolism
after outpatient plastic surgery: A case report. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open
2020;8:e2803.

155. Swanson E. The case against the National Breast Implant Registry. Ann
Plast Surg. 2021;86:245–247.

156. Swanson E. Concerns regarding the use of acellular dermal matrix at the
time of primary breast augmentation. Ann Plast Surg. 2021:86:1–2.

157. Swanson E. Prospective study of saline versus silicone gel implants for
subpectoral breast augmentation. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2020;8:e2882.

158. Swanson E. Breast implant illness, biofilm, and the role of capsulectomy.
Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2020;8:e2999.

159. Swanson E. Ultrasound surveillance: A safe and effective alternative for
venous thromboembolism prevention. J Am Coll Surg. 2020;231:783–784.

160. Swanson E. A comparison of 28 published augmentation/mastopexy
techniques using photographic measurements. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open
2020;8:e3092.

161. Swanson E. Photographic comparison of malar projection in 100 facelift
patients treated with and without fat injection. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open
2020;8:e3162.

162. Swanson E. Ultrasound surveillance offers a safe and effective method for
venous thromboembolism prevention in plastic surgery patients. Aesthetic Plast
Surg. 2020;231:783–784.

163. Swanson E. The case for breast implant removal or replacement without
capsulectomy. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2021;45:1338–1341.

164. Swanson E. The supero-septum pedicle mammaplasty: How does it
perform? Aesthet Surg J. 2021;41:NP986–NP989..

165. Swanson E. When is science significant? Understanding the p value. Plast
Reconstr Surg. 2021;147:1080e–1081e.

166. Swanson E. Open capsulotomy for capsular contracture after breast
augmentation: An alternative treatment algorithm. Plast Reconstr Surg.
2021;148:663e–665e.

167. Swanson E. Is acellular dermal matrix really an essential part of the
management of capsular contracture of the breast? Aesthet Surg J.
2021;41:NP1255–NP1258.

168. Swanson E. A rebuttal of the holistic 8-point protocol to eliminate deep
venous thromboses after abdominoplasty. Aesthet Surg J.
2021;41:NP1786–NP1787.

169. Swanson E. Chemoprophylaxis and the risk of bleeding after
abdominoplasty. Aesthet Surg J. 2021;41:NP1345–NP1346.

170. Swanson E. A review and measurement study of the central mound
pedicle for breast reduction. Plast Reconstr Surg – Glob Open 2021;9:e3615.

171. Swanson E. Optimal dosing of prophylactic enoxaparin after surgical
procedures: Results of the double blind, randomized, controlled FIxed or Variable
Enoxaparin (FIVE) trial. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2022;149:831e–832e.

172. Swanson E. Does antibiotic irrigation really reduce the risk of capsular
contracture of the breast? Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2022;46:584–587.

173. Swanson E. Discussion: Mechanical thromboprophylaxis alone in body
contouring surgery for post massive weight loss patients: Is this good enough?
Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2022;46:255–257.

174. Swanson E. Breast augmentation with microtextured anatomical implants
in 653 women: Indications and risk of rotation. Plast Reconstr Surg.
2022;150:916e-917e.

175. Swanson E. Does a capsulectomy really improve pulmonary function in
women with breast implant illness? Plast Reconstr Surg – Glob Open
2021;9:e3902.

176. Swanson E. It is time to abandon Betadine irrigation of breast implant
pockets. Ann Plast Surg. 2022;88:131–132.

177. Swanson E. A systematic review of subsurface radiofrequency treatments
in plastic surgery. Ann Plast Surg. 2022;89:274–285.

178. Swanson E. A new approach for venous thromboembolism prevention in
plastic surgery. Plast Reconstr Surg – Glob Open 2022;10:e4190.

179. Swanson E. Concerns regarding dishonesty in reporting a large study of
patients treated with Allergan Biocell breast implants. Ann Plast Surg.
2022;88:585–588.

180. Swanson E. Evaluating risk versus benefit when advising asymptomatic
women regarding explantation of textured breast implants. Plast Reconstr Surg –
Glob Open;2022;10:e:4460.

181. Swanson E. Does acellular dermal matrix really reduce the risk of
recurrent ptosis after mastopexy? Plast Reconstr Surg – Glob Open;10:e4491.

182. Swanson E. Revisiting the no-vertical-scar, free nipple graft breast
reduction. Plast Reconstr Surg – Glob Open 2022;10:e4508.

183. Swanson E. Cryolipolysis: A reconsideration of efficacy, safety, and the
risk of paradoxical adipose hyperplasia. Aesthet Surg J. 2023;43:NP68–NP69.

184. Swanson E. The case against Betadine irrigation of breast implant pockets.
Aesthetic Plast Surg. Published online October 4, 2022.

185. Swanson E. Does absorbable mesh prevent recurrent ptosis after
mastopexy? Aesthetic Plast Surg. Published online October 6, 2022.

186. Swanson E. Peer review, confidential comments to the editor, and the
golden rule. Ann Plast Surg. 2023;90:1–3.

187. Swanson E. The value of an opposing perspective and the importance of
evidence-based medicine in plastic surgery. Ann Plast Surg. 2023;90:395–397.

188. Santanelli di Pompeo F, Clemens MW, Atlan M, et al. 2022 practice
recommendations from the World Consensus Conference on BIA-ALCL. Aesthet
Surg J. 2022;42:1262–1278.

189. Santanelli di Pompeo F, Clemens MW, Atlan M, et al. Response to: what
is missing from the 2022 practice recommendations from the World Consensus
Conference on BIA-ALCL. Aesthet Surg. J. 2023;43:NP138–NP140.

190. Swanson E. A systematic review of electromagnetic treatments for body
contouring. Ann Plast Surg. 2023;90:180–188.

191. Swanson E. Reconsidering the value of Caprini scores and venous
thromboembolism (VTE) risk mitigation methods in plastic surgery patients.
Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2023;47:223-227.

192. Swanson E. Incision and capsular contracture risk: Is there a relationship
in breast augmentation and augmentation/mastopexy? Ann Plast Surg.
2023;90:389–391.

193. Swanson E. Peer review: how to review a plastic surgery manuscript. Ann
Plast Surg. 2023;90:281–287.

194. Swanson E. Are Caprini scores and chemoprophylaxis necessary to reduce
the risk of venous thromboembolism after abdominoplasty? Plast Reconstr Surg
Glob Open 2023;11:e4932

 195. Swanson E. Clinical evaluation of 310 abdominoplasties and measurement
of scar level. Ann Plast Surg. 2023;91:14-27.

196. Swanson E. A review: the Keller funnel, capsular contracture, and conflict
of interest. Ann Plast. Surg. 2023;91:301-306.

197. Swanson E. BIA-ALCL: Comparing the risk profiles of smooth and
textured breast implants. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2023;47:245-250.

198. Swanson E. Abandoning Caprini scores and chemoprophylaxis
(“Bloodletting 2.0”): A call for action. Ann Plast Surg. 2023;91:2-7.

199. Swanson E. Textured Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large-Cell
Lymphoma: Updating the name. Ann Plast Surg. 2023;91:321-323.

 200. Swanson E. Conflict of interest and plastic surgery journal editors: The
problem and the solution. Ann Plast Surg. 2023;91:199-203.

201. Swanson E. Reply: Comment on BIA-ALCL: Comparing the risk profiles
of smooth and textured breast implants. Aesthetic Plast Surg. Published online
June 12, 2023.

202. Swanson E. Breast implant volume and complications: Is there a link?
Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2023;11:e5144.

203. Swanson E. Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large-Cell Lymphoma:
Finding fault comes full circle. Ann Plast Surg. Published online August 31, 2023.

204. Swanson E. Diversity in plastic surgery and the 2023 U.S. Supreme Court
decision. Ann Plast Surg. Accepted November 2023.

205. Swanson E. Is there a role for textured tissue expanders in breast
reconstruction? Ann Plast Surg. Accepted November 2023.

 Books

  1. Swanson E. Ideal Face: The New Science of Cosmetic Surgery. Leawood, KS: Ideal Look LLC, 2009.
  2. Swanson E. Ideal Facelift: The New Science of Cosmetic Surgery. Leawood, KS: Ideal Look LLC, 2009.
  3. Swanson E. Ideal Body: The New Science of Cosmetic Surgery. Leawood, KS: Ideal Look LLC, 2009.
  4. Swanson E. Ideal Breast: The New Science of Cosmetic Surgery. Leawood, KS: Ideal Look LLC, 2009.
  5. Swanson E. Evidence-Based Cosmetic Breast Surgery. Cham, Switz: Springer; 2017.
  6. Swanson E. Evidence-Based Body Contouring Surgery and VTE Prevention. Cham, Switz.: Springer; 2018.

Chapters 

  1. Swanson E. Mastopexy–vertical approach. In: Atlas of Aesthetic Contemporary Aesthetic Breast Surgery. Pu LLQ, Jewell ML, eds. Elsevier: London; 2021. 189–199.
  2. Swanson E. Postoperative evaluation of gluteal fat augmentation. In: Condé-Green A, Cansancao AL, eds. Gluteal fat augmentation – Best practices in Brazilian Butt Lift. Cham, Switz.: Springer Nature; 2021. 135–141.
  3. Swanson E. Avoiding aesthetic problems of breast reductions with implants: When and how? In: Kim J. ed. Managing Common and Uncommon Complications of Aesthetic Breast Surgery. Cham, Switz.: Springer Nature; 2021. 169–178.