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1: Hunger RE, Michel A, Seyed Jafari SM, Shafighi M. Sentinel lymph node biopsy

in thick malignant melanoma: A 16-year single unit experience. Eur J Dermatol.

2015 Oct 1;25(5):472-6. 


2: Tschumi C, Seyed Jafari SM, Rothenberger J, Van de Ville D, Keel M, Krause F, 

Shafighi M. 

Post-operative monitoring of free muscle transfers by Laser Doppler

Imaging: A prospective study. 

Microsurgery. 2015 Oct;35(7):528-35. 


3: Majdak-Paredes EJ, Shafighi M, Fatah F. 

Integrated algorithm for

reconstruction of complex forms of Poland syndrome: 20-year outcomes. 

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2015 Oct;68(10):1386-94. 


4: Seyed Jafari SM, Hunger RE, Shafighi M. 

Lack of strong evidence with regard to the depth of thick melanoma excision. 

Br J Dermatol. 2015 Oct;173(4):1095. 


5: Rothenberger J, Seyed Jafari SM, Schnabel KP, Tschumi C, Angermeier S,

Shafighi M. 

Evaluation of Medical Students' Attitudes and Performance of Basic Surgery Skills in a

Training Program Using Fresh Human skin, Excised During Body Contouring Surgeries.

J Surg Educ. 2015 Sep-Oct;72(5):868-74.


6: Hunger RE, Angermeier S, Seyed Jafari SM, Ochsenbein A, Shafighi M. 

A retrospective study of 1- versus 2-cm excision margins for cutaneous malignant

melanomas thicker than 2 mm. 

J Am Acad Dermatol. 2015 Jun;72(6):1054-9.

Publications                              PD Dr. med. Maziar Shafighi, FEBOPRAS


7: Olariu R, Shafighi M, Constantinescu MA. The risk-reducing mastectomy:

unnecessary hysteria or life-saving prophylaxis?. 

Ther Umsch. 2014 Dec;71(12):759-64. Review. German. 


8: Hunger RE, Seyed Jafari SM, Angermeier S, Shafighi M. 

Excision of fascia in melanoma thicker than 2 mm: no evidence for improved clinical

outcome. Br J

Dermatol. 2014 Dec;171(6):1391-6. 


9: Nevzati E, Shafighi M, Bakhtian KD, Treiber H, Fandino J, Fathi AR. 

Estrogen induces nitric oxide production via nitric oxide synthase activation in

endothelial cells. 

Acta Neurochir Suppl. 2015;120:141-5. 


10: Seyed Jafari SM, Schawkat M, Van De Ville D, Shafighi M. 

Relative indexes of cutaneous blood perfusion measured by real-time laser Doppler imaging

(LDI) in healthy volunteers. 

Microvasc Res. 2014 Jul;94:1-6.


11: Gerber AL, Münst A, Schlapbach C, Shafighi M, Kiermeir D, Hüsler R, Hunger R 

High expression of FOXP3 in primary melanoma is associated with tumour


Br J Dermatol. 2014 Jan;170(1):103-9. 


12: Krause FG, Pfander G, Henning J, Shafighi M, Weber M. 

Ankle dorsiflexion arthrodesis to salvage Chopart's amputation with anterior skin 


Foot Ankle Int. 2013 Nov;34(11):1560-8. 

Publications                              PD Dr. med. Maziar Shafighi, FEBOPRAS


13: Constantinescu MA, Olariu R, Shafighi M. 

Surgical therapy for reconstruction of body shape and contour following massive weight 

reduction. Ther Umsch. 2013



14: Shafighi M, Fathi AR, Brun C, Huemer GM, Wirth R, Hunger R, Banic A,

Constantinescu MA. 

Topical application of 17β-estradiol (E2) improves skin flap survival through activation of 

endothelial nitric oxide synthase in rats. Wound

Repair Regen. 2012 Sep-Oct;20(5):740-7. 


15: Shafighi M, Olariu R, Brun C, Fathi AR, Djafarzadeh S, Jakob SM, Hunger RE,

Banic A, Constantinescu MA. 

The role of androgens on hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF)-1α-induced angiogenesis and on the 

survival of ischemically challenged skin flaps in a rat model. 

Microsurgery. 2012 Sep;32(6):475-81. 


16: Shafighi M, Constantinescu MA, Huemer GM, Olariu R, Bonel HM, Banic A,

Ramakrishnan V. 

The extended diep flap: extending the possibilities for breast reconstruction with tissue from 

the lower abdomen. 

Microsurgery. 2013 Jan;33(1):24-31. 


17: Huemer GM, Schmidt M, Helml GH, Shafighi M, Dunst-Huemer KM. 

Effective wound closure with a new two-component wound closure device (Prineo™) in 

excisional body-contouring surgery: experience in over 200 procedures. 

Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2012 Apr;36(2):382-6. 


Publications                              PD Dr. med. Maziar Shafighi, FEBOPRAS

18: Shafighi M, Olariu R, Fathi AR, Djafarzadeh S, Jakob SM, Banic A,

Constantinescu MA. 

Dimethyloxalylglycine stabilizes HIF-1α in cultured human endothelial cells and increases 

random-pattern skin flap survival in vivo. 

Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Aug;128(2):415-22. 


19: Gurunluoglu R, Shafighi M, Williams SA, Kimm GE. 

Incorporation of a preexisting scar in the star-flap technique for nipple reconstruction. 

Ann Plast Surg. 2012 Jan;68(1):17-21. 


20: Gurunluoglu R, Shafighi M, Williams SA, Glasgow M. 

Reconstruction of large supra-eyebrow and forehead defects using the hatchet flap principle 

and sparing sensory nerve branches. 

Ann Plast Surg. 2012 Jan;68(1):37-42. 


21: Gurunluoglu R, Shafighi M, Gurunluoglu A, Cavdar S. 

Giulio Cesare Aranzio (Arantius) (1530-89) in the pageant of anatomy and surgery.

J Med Biogr. 2011May;19(2):63-9. 


22: Lloyd MS, Shafighi M, Niranjan N. 

Response to article, The median artery: its potential complications for the radial forearm flap 

by Varley et al, JPRAS 61:693-695. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2009 Jan;62(1):116


23: Majdak-Paredes EJ, Shafighi M, Fatah F. 

Unilateral hypoplastic breast in a male-to-female transsexual with Poland syndrome after 

gender reassignment--reconstructive considerations. 

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2009  Mar;62(3):398-401. 



Publications                              PD Dr. med. Maziar Shafighi, FEBOPRAS

24: Barabás AG, Shafighi M, Sassoon EM, Haywood RM. 

The bilateral DIEP flap: a method of bipedicled anastomosis to a single internal mammary 

artery and venae comitantes. 

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2008 Oct;61(10):1249-51.


25: Bleuler P, Shafighi M, Donati OF, Gurunluoglu R, Constantinescu MA. 

Dynamic repair of scapholunate dissociation with dorsal extensor carpi radialis longus


J Hand Surg Am. 2008 Feb;33(2):281-4. 


26: Majdak-Paredes EJ, Shafighi M, During V, Sterne GD.

 An unusual case of galactorrhea in a postmenopausal woman complicating breast reduction. 

J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2009 Apr;62(4):542-6.


27: Voney G, Biro P, Roos M, Frielingsdorf B, Shafighi M, Wyss P. 

Interrelation of peri-operative morbidity and ASA class assignment in patients undergoing

gynaecological surgery. 

Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2007 Jun;132(2):220-5. 


28: Schwabegger AH, Shafighi M, Gurunluoglu R. 

Versatility of the abductor hallucis muscle as a conjoined or distally-based flap. 

J Trauma. 2005 Oct;59(4):1007-11. 


29: Gurunluoglu R, Meirer R, Shafighi M, Huemer GM, Yilmaz B, Piza-Katzer H.

 Gene therapy with adenovirus-mediated VEGF enhances skin flap prefabrication.

Microsurgery. 2005;25(5):433-41.


30: Meirer R, Huemer GM, Shafighi M, Kamelger FS, Hussl H, Piza-Katzer H. 

Sciatic nerve enlargement in the Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome. 

Publications                              PD Dr. med. Maziar Shafighi, FEBOPRAS

Br J Plast Surg. 2005 Jun;58(4):565-8.


31: Gurunluoglu R, Shafighi M, Schwabegger A, Ninkovic M. 

Secondary breast reconstruction with deepithelialized free flaps from the lower abdomen for

intractable capsular contracture and maintenance of breast volume. 

J Reconstr Microsurg. 2005 Jan;21(1):35-41. 


32: Huemer GM, Shafighi M, Meirer R, Debagge P, Piza-Katzer H, Gurunluoglu R. 

Adenovirus-mediated transforming growth factor-beta ameliorates ischemic necrosis

of epigastric skin flaps in a rat model. 

J Surg Res. 2004 Sep;121(1):101-7.


33: Spanio S, Novack E, Gurunluoglu R, Shafighi M, Romansky R, Ninkovic M.

Pediatric cranio-facial surgery. First-year's experience with a gun applying

bioabsorbable tacks. 

Minerva Stomatol. 2004 Jul-Aug;53(7-8):449-55. English, Italian. 


34: Schwabegger AH, Shafighi M, Gurunluoglu R. 

An unusual case of thigh adductor weakness: obturator nerve ganglion. 

J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2004 May;75(5):775. 


35: Gurunluoglu R, Shafighi M, Gardetto A, Piza-Katzer H. 

Composite skin grafts for basal cell carcinoma defects of the nose. 

Aesthetic Plast Surg. 2003 Jul-Aug;27(4):286-92. Review. 


36: Schoeller T, Huemer GM, Shafighi M, Gurunluoglu R, Wechselberger G,

Piza-Katzer H. 

Microsurgical repair of the sural nerve after nerve biopsy to avoid associated sensory 

morbidity: a preliminary report. 

Publications                              PD Dr. med. Maziar Shafighi, FEBOPRAS

Neurosurgery. 2004 Apr;54(4):897-900; discussion 900-1. 


37: Schoeller T, Huemer GM, Shafighi M, Gurunluoglu R, Wechselberger G,

Piza-Katzer H. 

Free anteromedial thigh flap: clinical application and review of literature. 

Microsurgery. 2004;24(1):43-8. Review. 


38: Gurunluoglu R, Shafighi M, Huemer GM, Gurunluoglu A, Piza-Katzer H. 

Carl Nicoladoni (1847-1902): professor of surgery. 

Ann Surg. 2004 Feb;239(2):281-92.


39: Schwabegger AH, Shafighi M, Harpf C, Gardetto A, Gurunluoglu R. 

Distally based abductor hallucis muscle flap: anatomic basis and clinical application. 

Ann Plast Surg. 2003 Nov;51(5):505-8. 


40: Gurunluoglu R, Huemer GM, Shafighi M, Gurunluoglu A, Piza-Katzer H. 

Carl Nicoladoni and his contributions to scoliosis. 

Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2003 Oct 15;28(20):2426-31.


41: Gurunluoglu R, Shafighi M, Ozer K, Piza-Katzer H. 

Practical use of digital cameras for microphotography through the operating microscope. 

J Reconstr Microsurg. 2003 Jul;19(5):319-22. 


42: Shafighi M, Huemer GM, Meirer R, Piza-Katzer H. Comparison of epigastric skin

flap survival in sharp versus electrocautery dissection in a rat model. 

Plast Reconstr Surg. 2003 Oct;112(5):1503-4. 


43: Schoeller T, Shafighi M, Huemer GM, Wechselberger G, Piza-Katzer H.

[Coverage of pressure sores with free flaps]. 

Publications                              PD Dr. med. Maziar Shafighi, FEBOPRAS

Chirurg. 2003 Jul;74(7):671-6. German. 


44: Shafighi M, Schwabegger AH, Michelle E, Gurunluoglu R. 

A cadaver study: the course of the inferior epigastric vessels. 

Plast Reconstr Surg. 2003 Jul;112(1):341-3. 


45: Shafighi M, Gurunluoglu R, Ninkovic M, Mallouhi A, Bodner G. 

Ultrasonography for depiction of brachial plexus injury. 

J Ultrasound Med. 2003 Jun;22(6):631-4. 


46: Schwabegger AH, Shafighi M, Gurunluoglu R, Bodner G. 

Gas bubbles as sonographic signs of buried muscle flap necrosis. 

J Ultrasound Med. 2003 Apr;22(4):409-11. 


47: Gölder SK, Friess H, Shafighi M, Kleeff JH, Büchler MW. 

A chair leg as the rare cause of a transabdominal impalement with duodenal and pancreatic


J Trauma. 2001 Jul;51(1):164-7. Review. 


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