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Publications & Presentations

Peer-reviewed publications, book chapters and presentations at national and international conferences.



Breast Surgery

Kryger ZB, Rawlani V, Lu L, Fine NA.
A local anesthetic pump reduces postoperative pain, narcotic, and anti-emetic use.
Annals of Plastic Surgery. 61(2):147-152, 2008.

Rawlani V, Kryger ZB, Lu L, Fine NA.
A local anesthetic pump reduces postoperative pain, narcotic, and anti-emetic use: A double-blind, randomized, prospective trial.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 122(1):39-52, 2008.

Breast Reconstruction

Kryger G, Karanas Y.
Immediate single stage reconstruction after nipple sparing mastectomy.
Abstracts of the California Society of Plastic Surgeons and the Rocky Mountain Association of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. Las Vegas, Nevada, 2006.

Rhinoplasty

Kryger G, Gruber RP.
Intercatilagenous grafts in rhinoplasty.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 121(5):288e-296e, 2008.

Liposuction

Kryger Z.
Liposuction. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Abdominoplasty (Tummy-Tuck)

Kryger ZB, Dumanian GA, Howard MA.
Combining gynecologic procedures with plastic surgery of the abdomen: Optimizing patient safety.
International Journal of Gynecology. 99(3):257, 2007.

Kryger ZB, Fine NA, Mustoe, TA.
The outcome of abdominoplasty performed under conscious sedation: Six year experience in 153 consecutive cases.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 113(6):1807, 2004.

Patient Safety

Kryger ZB, Dumanian GA, Howard MA.
Combining gynecologic procedures with plastic surgery of the abdomen: Optimizing patient safety.
International Journal of Gynecology. 99(3):257, 2007.

Kryger ZB, Fine NA, Mustoe, TA.
The outcome of abdominoplasty performed under conscious sedation: Six year experience in 153 consecutive cases.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 113(6):1807, 2004.

Anesthetics and Pain Control

Rawlani V, Kryger ZB, Lu L, Fine NA.
A local anesthetic pump reduces postoperative pain, narcotic, and anti-emetic use: A double-blind, randomized, prospective trial.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 122(1):39-52, 2008.

Kryger ZB, Rawlani V, Lu L, Fine NA.
A local anesthetic pump reduces postoperative pain, narcotic, and anti-emetic use.
Annals of Plastic Surgery. 61(2):147-152, 2008.

Kryger ZB, Fine NA, Mustoe, TA.
The outcome of abdominoplasty performed under conscfious sedation: Six year experience in 153 consecutive cases.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 113(6):1807, 2004.

Kryger Z, Yagmour T.
Local Anesthetics. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z.
Basic Anesthetic Blocks. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z, Fine NA.
Surgery Under Conscious Sedation. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Cosmetic Surgery

Kryger G, Gruber RP.
Intercatilagenous grafts in rhinoplasty.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 121(5):288e-296e, 2008.

Kryger ZB, Dumanian GA, Howard MA.
Combining gynecologic procedures with plastic surgery of the abdomen: Optimizing patient safety.
International Journal of Gynecology. 99(3):257, 2007.

Kryger ZB, Fine NA, Mustoe, TA.
The outcome of abdominoplasty performed under conscious sedation: Six year experience in 153 consecutive cases.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 113(6):1807, 2004.

Kryger Z.
Liposuction. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z.
Dermabrasion. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Scarring

Kryger Z.
Hypertrophic Scars and Keloids. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Sisco M, Kryger ZB, Kotseos K, Jia SX, Schultz G, Dean N, Mustoe TA.
Antisense inhibition of CTGF mRNA limits hypertrophic scarring without affecting wound healing in vivo: Evidence for a specific target to reduce fibrosis.
Wound Repair and Regeneration. 15(2):203-212, 2007.

Kryger ZB, Sisco M, Roy NK, Lu L, Rosenberg D, Mustoe, TA.
The Temporal expression of the TGF-beta pathway in the rabbit ear model of wound healing and scarring.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 205(1):78, 2007.

Sisco M, Kryger ZB, Jia SX, Schultz G, Dean N, Mustoe TA.
Antisense oligonucleotides against transforming growth factor-beta delay wound healing in a rabbit ear model.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 201(3): S60, 2005.

Brown RJ, Lee M, Kryger ZB, Kim JYS, Mustoe TA.
The effect of ultraviolet light on scarring in a rabbit model of scarring.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 201(3): S59, 2005.

Kryger ZB, Sisco M, Roy NK, Mustoe TA.
The temporal expression of the TGF-beta pathway in the rabbit ear model of hypertrophic scarring.
Wound Repair and Regeneration. 13:A13, 2005.

Skin Cancers and Benign Lesions

Kryger G & Bentram D.
Melanoma. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z.
Benign Skin Lesions. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z.
Head and Neck Cancer. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Dermabrasion

Kryger Z.
Dermabrasion. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Surgery Under Sedation

Kryger ZB, Fine NA, Mustoe, TA.
The outcome of abdominoplasty performed under conscious sedation: Six year experience in 153 consecutive cases.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 113(6):1807, 2004.

Kryger Z, Fine NA.
Surgery Under Conscious Sedation. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Wound Healing

Sisco M, Kryger ZB, Kotseos K, Jia SX, Schultz G, Dean N, Mustoe TA.
Antisense inhibition of CTGF mRNA limits hypertrophic scarring without affecting wound healing in vivo: Evidence for a specific target to reduce fibrosis.
Wound Repair and Regeneration. 15(2):203-212, 2007.

Shi DY, Zhang F, Yu C, Kryger ZB, Chen TY, Cui DF, Lineawever, WC, Chen, ZW.
Effect of osteogenic growth peptide on remodeling of bone loss induced by a low calcium diet.
Timisoara Medical Journal. 53(1), 2003.

Kryger Z.
Basic Concepts in Wound Repair. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Sisco M, Liu WR, Kryger ZB, Mustoe TA.
Reduced up-regulation of cytoprotective genes in rat cutaneous tissue during the second cycle of ischemia-reperfusion.
Wound Repair and Regeneration, 15(2): 203, 2007.

Kryger ZB, Sisco M, Roy NK, Lu L, Rosenberg D, Mustoe, TA.
The Temporal expression of the TGF-beta pathway in the rabbit ear model of wound healing and scarring.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 205(1):78, 2007.

Kryger ZB, Sisco M, Liu WR, Mustoe TA.
Attenuated stress and hypoxia-driven gene expression in a rat model of repetitive cutaneous ischemia-reperfusion injury.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 201(3): S58-S59, 2005.

Pediatric Plastic Surgery

Kryger ZB, Bauer BS.
The surgical management of large and giant congenital pigmented nevi of the lower extremity.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 121(5):1674-1684, 2008.

Kryger ZB, Bauer B.
Palatal lengthening using bilateral facial artery musculomucosal (FAMM) flaps.
Aesthetic Facial Reconstruction in Adults and Children, Tucson, AZ, 2007.

Kryger Z, Kim JYS.
Common anomalies of the Hands and Digits. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z.
Craniofacial Microsomia. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z, Patel, PK.
Craniosynostosis and Craniofacial Syndromes. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z.
Microtia Repair. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Hand Surgery

Kryger G, Kryger Z, Zhang F, Levin D, Shelton DL, Lineaweaver WC, Buncke HJ. Nerve growth factor inhibition prevents traumatic neuroma formation in the rat.
Journal of Hand Surgery [American]. 26(4):635, 2001.

Kryger G, Chong AK, Costa M, Pham H, Bates SJ, Chang J.
A comparison of tenocytes and mesenchymal stem cells for use in flexor tendon tissue engineering.
Journal of Hand Surgery [American]. 32(5):597, 2007.

Kryger G.
Scaphoid Fractures; In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger ZB, Rawlani V, Dumanian GA.
Treatment of chronic digital ischemia with direct microsurgical revascularization.
Journal of Hand Surgery [Am]. 32(9):1466, 2007.

Kryger G, Pham H, Bates SJ, Wu C, Chang J.
Stem cells and fibroblasts used in tendon tissue engineering.
Abstracts of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Chicago, Illinois, 2005.

Kryger Z.
Anatomy of the Hand. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z.
Examination of the Hand and Wrist. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z Ambekar A.
Radiographic Findings in the Hand. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z. Kim JYS.
Compartment Syndrome of the Upper extremity. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z, Han H.
Soft tissue infections. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z, Hoepfner PE.
Nerve Injuries. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z, Hoepfner PE.
Extensor Tendon Injuries. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z, Hoepfner PE.
Flexor Tendon Injuries. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z, Kim JYS.
Stenosing Tenosynovitis. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z, Kim JYS
Vascular Trauma of the Upper Extremity. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z, Dumanian GA.
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z, Kim JYS.
Upper Extremity Replantation. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z, Kim JYS.
Common anomalies of the Hands and Digits. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z, Dumanian GA.
Radial Artery Harvest. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Han H, Kryger Z.
Soft tissue coverage. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Craniofacial Surgery

Kryger Z.
Craniofacial Microsomia. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z, Patel, PK.
Craniosynostosis and Craniofacial Syndromes. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z.
Fractures of the Zygoma and Maxilla. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Flaps

Dogan T, Kryger ZB, Zhang F, Shi DY, Komorowska-Timek E, Lineaweaver WC, Buncke HJ.
Quadriceps femoris muscle flap: largest muscle flap model in the rat.
Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. 15(6):433, 1999.

Kryger Z, Sisco M.
Appendix I-Important Flaps and Their Harvest. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger ZB, Dogan T, Zhang F, Cheng C, Lineaweaver WC, Buncke HJ.
The effects of VEGF on survival of a random flap in the rat: Examination of various routes of administration.
British Journal of Plastic Surgery. 53(3):234, 2000.

Kryger Z. Lewis V.
Pressure Ulcers. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger ZB, Dogan T, Zhang F, Komorowska-Timek E, Shi DY, Cheng C, Lineaweaver WC, Buncke HJ.
Effects of VEGF administration following ischemia on survival of the gracilis muscle flap in the rat.
Annals of Plastic Surgery. 43(2):172, 1999.

Kryger Z.
Basic Concepts in Wound Repair.In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Microsurgery

Safa B, Kryger G, Lee CK, Bunke G.
Achilles Tendon Reconstruction with the Gracilis Musculotendinous Free Tissue Transfer: A Single Institution Experience.
Abstracts of the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery. San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2007.

Kryger ZB, Rawlani V, Dumanian GA.
Treatment of chronic digital ischemia with direct microsurgical revascularization.
Journal of Hand Surgery [Am]. 32(9):1466, 2007.

Kryger ZB, Dumanian GA.
Discussion of: Reconstruction of extremity long bone defects after sarcoma resection with vascularized fibula flaps: A 10-year review.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 119(3): 925, 2007.

Hui KC, Zhang F, Shaw WW, Kryger ZB, Piccolo NS, Harper A, Lineaweaver WC.
Learning curve of microvascular venous anastomosis: A never ending struggle?
Microsurgery. 20(1):22, 2000.

Li JY, Zhang F, Moon W, Kryger ZB, Shi DY, Lineaweaver WC, Buncke HJ.
Biliary tract reconstruction using an autologous vein graft in the rat. Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. 16(1):51, 2000.

Shi DY, Zhang F, Kryger ZB, Komorowska-Timek E, Lineaweaver WC, Buncke HJ.
Effect of hyperbaric oxygen on microvascular anastomosis healing and patency in the rat.
Microsurgery. 15(7):539, 1999.

Dogan T, Kryger ZB, Zhang F, Shi DY, Komorowska-Timek E, Lineaweaver WC, Buncke HJ.
Quadriceps femoris muscle flap: largest muscle flap model in the rat.
Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery. 15(6):433, 1999.

Zhang F, Shi DY, Kryger ZB, Moon W, Lineaweaver WC, Buncke HJ.
Development of a mouse limb transplantation model.
Microsurgery. 19(5):209, 1999.

Kryger Z.
The Facial Nerve and Facial Reanimation. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Tissue Expansion

Kryger ZB, Bauer BS.
The surgical management of large and giant congenital pigmented nevi of the lower extremity.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 121(5):1674-1684, 2008.

Kryger Z, Bauer B.
Tissue Expansion. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Nerve Surgery and Neuroscience

Kryger G, Kryger Z, Zhang F, Levin D, Shelton DL, Lineaweaver WC, Buncke HJ.
Nerve growth factor inhibition prevents traumatic neuroma formation in the rat.
Journal of Hand Surgery [American]. 26(4):635, 2001.

Galli-Resta L, Novelli E, Kryger ZB, Jacobs GH, Reese BE.
Modelling the mosaic organization of rod and cone photoreceptors with a minimal-spacing rule.
European Journal of Neuroscience. 11(4):1461, 1999.

Kryger Z.
The Facial Nerve and Facial Reanimation. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

Kryger Z, Hoepfner PE.
Nerve Injuries. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007

Kryger ZB, Galli-Resta L, Jacobs GH, Reese BE.
The topography of rod and cone photoreceptors in the retina of the ground squirrel.
Visual Neuroscience. 15(4):685, 1998.

Kryger ZB, Galli-Resta L, Jacobs GH, Reese BE.
The arrangement of the photoreceptor mosaic in the retina of the ground squirrel.
Proceeds of the National Academy of Sciences, 92: 2494, 1998.

Transplantation and Replantation

Zhang F, Shi DY, Kryger ZB, Moon W, Lineaweaver WC, Buncke HJ.
Development of a mouse limb transplantation model.
Microsurgery. 19(5):209, 1999.

Kryger Z, Kim JYS.
Upper Extremity Replantation. In Kryger Z, Sisco M eds.
Practical Plastic Surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience, 2007.

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Kryger Institute of Plastic Surgery
Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery of the Face, Breast, Body and Hand.
947 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd.
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
805-777-3877

Board-certified plastic surgeons, Dr. Gil Kryger and Dr. Zol Kryger provide concierge-level plastic and cosmetic surgery of the face, breast, and body at their Thousand Oaks Institute. They also perform numerous non-surgical procedures such as fillers and Botox®. The Institute serves residents of Westlake Village, Agoura Hills, Newbury Park, Simi Valley, Calabasas, Moorpark, Camarillo, Oxnard, Ventura, Malibu, West Hills, Woodland Hills, and surrounding Southern California communities.

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