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MELVIN SPIRA

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Surgery
Address6560 FANNIN
HOUSTON TX 77030
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    1. Spira M. Subtotal ear reconstruction for correction of type 3 constricted ear. Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2007 Nov-Dec; 31(6):752-3. PMID: 17876661.
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    2. Weinfeld AB, Hollier LH, Spira M, Stal S. International trends in the treatment of cleft lip and palate. Clin Plast Surg. 2005 Jan; 32(1):19-23, vii. PMID: 15636761.
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    3. Yuksel E, Weinfeld AB, Cleek R, Jensen J, Wamsley S, Waugh JM, Spira M, Shenaq S. Augmentation of adipofascial flaps using the long-term local delivery of insulin and insulin-like growth factor-1. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2000 Aug; 106(2):373-82. PMID: 10946936.
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    4. Yuksel E, Weinfeld AB, Cleek R, Waugh JM, Jensen J, Boutros S, Shenaq SM, Spira M. De novo adipose tissue generation through long-term, local delivery of insulin and insulin-like growth factor-1 by PLGA/PEG microspheres in an in vivo rat model: a novel concept and capability. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2000 Apr; 105(5):1721-9. PMID: 10809103.
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    5. Yuksel E, Weinfeld AB, Cleek R, Wamsley S, Jensen J, Boutros S, Waugh JM, Shenaq SM, Spira M. Increased free fat-graft survival with the long-term, local delivery of insulin, insulin-like growth factor-I, and basic fibroblast growth factor by PLGA/PEG microspheres. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2000 Apr; 105(5):1712-20. PMID: 10809102.
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    6. Spira M. Otoplasty: what I do now--a 30-year perspective. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1999 Sep; 104(3):834-40; discussion 841. PMID: 10456539.
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    7. Stal S, Klebuc M, Taylor TD, Spira M, Edwards M. Algorithms for the treatment of cleft lip and palate. Clin Plast Surg. 1998 Oct; 25(4):493-507, vii. PMID: 9917970.
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    8. Abbase EA, Shenaq SM, Spira M, el-Falaky MH. Prefabricated flaps: experimental and clinical review. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1995 Oct; 96(5):1218-25. PMID: 7568504.
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    9. Ozgenta? HE, Shenaq S, Spira M. Prefabrication of a secondary TRAM flap. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1995 Mar; 95(3):441-9; discussion 450-1. PMID: 7870767.
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    10. Lyos AT, Tuchler RE, Malpica A, Spira M. Primary soft-tissue nocardiosis. Ann Plast Surg. 1995 Feb; 34(2):212-4. PMID: 7741445.
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    11. Ozgenta? HE, Shenaq S, Spira M. Study of the delay phenomenon in the rat TRAM flap model. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1994 Dec; 94(7):1018-24; discussion 1025-6. PMID: 7972455.
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    12. Ozgenta? HE, Shenaq S, Spira M. Development of a TRAM flap model in the rat and study of vascular dominance. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1994 Dec; 94(7):1012-7; 1025-6 discussion. PMID: 7972454.
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    13. Netscher DT, Wigoda P, Green LK, Spira M. Keratoacanthoma: when to observe and when to operate and the importance of accurate diagnosis. South Med J. 1994 Dec; 87(12):1272-6. PMID: 7973929.
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    14. Ozgenta? HE, Pindur A, Spira M, Liu B, Shenaq S. A comparison of soft-tissue substitutes. Ann Plast Surg. 1994 Aug; 33(2):171-7. PMID: 7979050.
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    15. Spira M, Liu B, Xu Z, Harrell R, Chahadeh H. Human amnion collagen for soft tissue augmentation--biochemical characterizations and animal observations. J Biomed Mater Res. 1994 Jan; 28(1):91-6. PMID: 8126034.
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    16. Ozcan G, Shenaq S, Spira M. Vascularized nerve tube: an experimental alternative for vascularized nerve grafts over short gaps. J Reconstr Microsurg. 1993 Nov; 9(6):405-13. PMID: 8283420.
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    17. Harris S, Pan Y, Peterson R, Stal S, Spira M. Cartilage warping: an experimental model. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1993 Oct; 92(5):912-5. PMID: 8415973.
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    18. Ozcan G, Shenaq S, Chahadeh H, Spira M. Ultraviolet-A induced delayed wound contraction and decreased collagen content in healing wounds and implant capsules. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1993 Sep; 92(3):480-4. PMID: 8341748.
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    19. Ozcan G, Shenaq S, Mirabi B, Spira M. Nerve regeneration in a bony bed: vascularized versus nonvascularized nerve grafts. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1993 Jun; 91(7):1322-31. PMID: 7684527.
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    20. Pan YC, Ozcan G, Chahadeh CG, Shenaq SM, Spira M. A simple technique for harvesting standardized skin grafts in the rodent. Ann Plast Surg. 1993 Feb; 30(2):186-9. PMID: 8489187.
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    21. Spira M, Rosen T. Injectable soft tissue substitutes. Clin Plast Surg. 1993 Jan; 20(1):181-8. PMID: 8420705.
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    22. Stal S, Netscher DT, Shenaq S, Spira M. Reconstruction of calvarial defects. South Med J. 1992 Aug; 85(8):812-9. PMID: 1502623.
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    23. Ozcan G, Shenaq S, Spira M. A new vascularized nerve graft model in the rabbit. J Reconstr Microsurg. 1992 Jan; 8(1):35-40. PMID: 1583614.
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    24. Ozcan G, Shenaq S, Spira M. A new flap model in the rat. Ann Plast Surg. 1991 Oct; 27(4):332-8. PMID: 1772224.
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    25. Ozcan G, Shenaq S, Baldwin B, Spira M. The trauma of suction-assisted lipectomy cannula on flap circulation in rats. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1991 Aug; 88(2):250-8. PMID: 1852817.
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    26. Ozcan G, Shenaq S, Spira M. Study of microcirculation of rat femoral nerve and development of a new vascularized nerve graft model. J Reconstr Microsurg. 1991 Apr; 7(2):133-8. PMID: 2051436.
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    27. Stal S, Peterson R, Spira M. Aesthetic considerations and the pediatric population. Clin Plast Surg. 1990 Jan; 17(1):133-49. PMID: 2406092.
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    28. Netscher DT, Spira M, Peterson R. Adjunctive agents to facilitate rapid tissue expansion. Ann Plast Surg. 1989 Nov; 23(5):412-6. PMID: 2604328.
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    29. Liu B, Harrell R, Lamb DJ, Dresden MH, Spira M. The growth of human fibroblasts and A431 epidermoid carcinoma cells on gamma-irradiated human amnion collagen substrata. Experientia. 1989 Oct 15; 45(10):1002-6. PMID: 2806462.
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    30. Shenaq SM, Dinh TA, Spira M. Nasal alar reconstruction with an ear helix free flap. J Reconstr Microsurg. 1989 Jan; 5(1):63-7. PMID: 2918493.
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    31. Shenaq JM, Shenaq SM, Spira M. Reliability of sciatic function index in assessing nerve regeneration across a 1 cm gap. Microsurgery. 1989; 10(3):214-9. PMID: 2796717.
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    32. Shenaq SM, Mendelow M, Shenaq JM, Spira M. Evaluation of axonal specificity of the regenerating rat sciatic nerve using a fluorescent labeling technique. Microsurgery. 1989; 10(3):210-3. PMID: 2796716.
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    33. Krouskop TA, Brown HD, Gray K, Shively J, Romovacek GR, Spira M, Runyan RS. Bacterial challenge study of a porous carbon percutaneous implant. Biomaterials. 1988 Sep; 9(5):398-404. PMID: 3146992.
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    34. Shenaq SM, Spira M, Christ J. Treatment of bilateral axillary hyperhidrosis by suction-assisted lipolysis technique. Ann Plast Surg. 1987 Dec; 19(6):548-51. PMID: 3439770.
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    35. Spira M. Management of soft tissue injuries. Ann Plast Surg. 1986 Nov; 17(5):408-10. PMID: 3273120.
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    36. Erol O, Spira M. Omentum island skin graft flap. Surg Forum. 1978; 29:594-6. PMID: 401275.
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    37. Spira M. Treatment of acne pitting and scarring. Plast Reconstr Surg. 1977 Jul; 60(1):38-44. PMID: 20607937.
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