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Publications (Listed Chronologically)

Kountz, S.L., Laub, D.R., & Cohn, R.B. (1965). Detecting and treating early renal homotransplant rejection. JAMA, 191, 125.

Dibbell, D.G., Laub, D.R. Jose, R.P, & Chase, R.A. (1965). A modification of the combined pushback and pharyngeal flap operation. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 36, 165-172.

Berner, R.E. & Laub, D.R. (1965). The spontaneous cure of massive fibrosarcoma. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 36, 257.

Cohn, R, Dibbell, D.G., Laub, D.R., & Kountz, S.L. (1965). Renal allotransplantation and allantoin excretion of dalmation. Arch. Surg., 91, 911.

Dibbell, D.G., Kountz, S.L., Ploeg, C., Laub, D.R., & Cohn, R. (1966). Serial changes in glomerular filtration during rejection of the allografted dog kidney. Surg. Gyn. & Obs., 122, 573.

Kountz, S.L., Laub, D.R. & Connolly, J.E. (1966). The “aorticiliac steal” syndrome. Arch. Surg., 92, 490.

Chase, R.A. & Laub, D.R. (June, 1966). The Hand: Therapeutic Strategy for Acute Problems. Current Problems in Surgery (p. 64). Chicago: Year Book Medical Publishers, Inc.

Yules, R.B., Laub, D.R., Honey, R., Vassiliadis, A., & Crowley, L. (1967). The effect of Q-switched ruby laser radiation on dermal tattoo pigment in man. Arch. Surg., 95, 179.

Laub, D.R., Yules, R.B., Arras, M., Murray, D.R., Drowley, L., & Chase, R.A. (May, 1968). Preliminary histopathological observation of Q-switched ruby laser radiation on dermal tattoo pigment in man. Journal of Surg. Research, 8, 220-224.

Newgard, P.M., Laub, D.R., & Eilers, G.J. (June, 1968). Energy transmission through intact skin. In Annual Report, Artificial Heart Program, National Heart Institute, Bethesda, MD. Menlo Park, CA: Stanford Research Institute.

Laub, D.R. (November, 1968). Silastic implants in plastic surgery: Transactions of the XVIII Asamblea Nacional de Cirujanos. Mexico City.

Laub, D.R. (November, 1968). Etiology and definition of keloid: Transactions of the XVIII Asamblea Nacional de Cirujanos. Mexico City.

Laub, D.R. (November, 1968). Concepts in fluid therapy for burns: Transactions of the XVIII Asamblea Nacional de Cirujanos. Mexico City.

Laub, D.R. (Jan/Feb, 1969). U.S. surgical team in Mexico. Rehabilitation Record, p. 5.

Laub, D.R., Lowenberg, R.I., Jobe, R.P., & Berner, R. (1969). Exposure of skin grafts for difficult situations. American Journal of Surgery, 117, 621.

Strauch, B., Buch, W., Gray, W., & Laub, D.R. (1969). Successful treatment of methemoglobinemia secondary to silver nitrate therapy. New England Journal of Medicine, 281, 257.

Strauch, B., Buch, W., Gray, W., & Laub, D.R. (October, 1969). Methemoglobinemia: A complication of silver nitrate therapy used in burns. AORN Journal, 54.

Laub, D.R., Newgard, P., Eislers, G.J., & Ploeg, C. (1969). Energy transmission for the artificial heart through intact skin. Surgical Forum, XX.

Laub, D.R. (1970). Accurate preoperative fabrication of subcutaneous and bony implants with Silastic 327 and 373: Technique and results. Motion picture, sound, 16mm.

Laub, D.R., Prolo, D.J., Whittlesley, W., & Buncke, H. (1970). Median cerebrofacial dysgenesis. Cal. Med., 112, 19.

Laub, D.R., Prolo, D.J., Whittlesey, W., Buncke, H. Jr. (May, 1970). Median cerebrofacial dysgenesis. Northwest Med. 69(5):Suppl:19-21.

Spohn, W., Laub, D.R., Holderness, H., Lash, H., & Crowley, L. (Spring, 1970). Accurate preoperative fabrication of subcutaneous and bony implants with Silastic MDX 4-4515 and MDX4-4516: Technique and results. Bulletin of Prosthetics Research, 206-213.

Iverson, R.E. & Laub, D.R. (1970). Hydrofluoric acid burn therapy. Surgical Forum, XXI.

Dibbell, D.G., Iverson, R.E., Jones, W., Laub, D.R., and Madison, M.S. (July, 1970). Hydrofluoric acid burns of the hand. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 52-A, 931-936.

Laub, D.R., Spohn, W., Lash, H., Weber, J., Iverson, R., and Chase, R.A. (1970). Accurate reconstruction of traumatic bony contour defects of periorbital area with prefabricated Silastic. Journal of Trauma, 10, 472-480.

Jobe, R.P. & Laub, D.R. (September, 1970). Combined surgical reconstruction of the maxilla and mandible for vertical disproportion. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 46, 252-255.

Laub, D.R., MacKnight, J., Strauch, B., Gray, W., & Buch, W. (October, 1970). Nitrate poisoning and methemoglobinemia in burn patients with silver nitrate. Lab Med., 110, 45.

Laub, D.R. & Ascough, B. (1970). Epitome of progress in plastic surgery: Transsexual Surgery. California Med., 113, 68.

Laub, D.R., Spohn, W., Lash, H., Iverson, R., & Chase, R.A. (1971). Accurate prefabrication of subcutaneous and bony implants with Silastic. Current Topics in Surgical Research, 3, 105-116.

Iverson, R.E., Laub, D.R., & Madison, M.S. (1971). Hydrofluoric acid burns. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 48, 107-112.

Laub, D.R. (1971). Acute hand injuries. In Surgical Techniques. Bancroft-Whitney Co.

Laub, D.R. (November, 1971). Surgical reconstruction in Mexico and Central America. Performance, 15-16.

Laub, D.R. & Siegel, R.J. (January, 1972). Use of the water bed. Calif. Med., 116, 57.

Laub, D.R. (March, 1972). Calcium treatment for an acid burn. Emergency Med, 4, 47.

Hentz, V.R., Commons, G.W., Ascough, B.D., Laub, D.R., & Chase, R.A. (1972). Wound healing of skin flaps rotated into delayed or primary recipient sites. Surgical Forum, 23, 34-36.

Siegel, R.J., Vistner, L.M., & Laub, D.R. (1973). Use of water bed for prevention of pressure sores. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 51, 31-37.

Meyerowitz, B.R., Gruber, R.P., & Laub, D.R. (July, 1973). Massive abdominal panniculectomy. JAMA, 225, 408-409.

Laub, D.R. (1973). Guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of gender dysphoria. Annals of Plastic Surgery.

Vistnes, L.M., Iverson, R.E., Laub, D.R. (October, 1973). The anophthalmic orbit. Surgical correction of lower eyelid ptosis. Plast Reconstr Surg. 52(4):346-51.

Noc, J.M. & Laub, D.R. (February, 1974). The functions of a dressing: Wound healing, a dynamic approach. Hosp. Care, 5I, 5-13.

Meyerowitz, B.R., Gruber, R.P., & Laub, D.R. (1974). From massive weight loss to abdominal panniculectomy. RN Mag., 37, 1-4.

Laub, D.R., & Fisk, N. (1974). A rehabilitation program for gender dysphoria syndrome by surgical sex change. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 63, 388-403.

Noe, J.M., Birdsell, D., & Laub, D.R. (1974). The surgical construction of male genitalia for the female-to-male transsexual. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 53, 511-516.

Henjyoji, E.Y. & Laub, D.R. (1974). Residency participation in out-of-country medical service. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 53, 660-662.

Leake, D.L., Haydon, G.B., & Laub, D.R. (1974). The microscopy of parotid atrophy after ligation of Stensen’s duct. Journ. Oral Path., 3, 167-175.

Gruber, R.P., Laub, D.R., & Vistnes, L.M. (1975). The effect of hydrotherapy on the clinical course and pH of experimental cutaneous chemical burns. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 55, 200-204.

Laub, D.R., Spohn, W., Lash, H., Weber, J., & Chase, R.A. (1975). Wiederherstellung traumatischer Knochendefekte des periorbitalgebiets mit vorfabriziertem silikon. Zentrablatt fur chirurgie, 101, 738-743.

Rose, E.H., Laub, D.R., & Avakoff, J. (February, 1977). Cardiac asystole secondary to carotid sinus compression in the face-lift operation. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 59, 252-254.

Pearl, R., Laub, D.R., & Kaplan, E.N. (June, 1978). Complications following silicone injection for augmentation of the contours of the face. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 61, 888-891.

Noe, J.M., Sato, R.M., Coleman, C., & Laub, D.R. (July, 1978). Construction of male genitalia: The Stanford experience. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 7, 297-303.

Laub, D.R. & Green, R. (July, 1978). The fourth international conference of gender identity dedicated to Harry Benjamin, M.D.: Selected proceedings. In D.R. Laub & R. Green (Eds.), Archives of Sexual Behavior, 7.

Bhagwat, B., Pearl, R., & Laub, D.R. (November, 1978). Rectus femoris myocutaneous flap. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 62, 698-701.

Zide, B.M. & Laub, D.R. (February, 1979). Variations of technique in the face-lift operation. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 2, 114-120.

Dubin, B.J., Sato, R.M., & Laub, D.R. (August, 1979). Results of phalloplasty. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.

Barnett, A.B., Sato, R.M., & Laub, D.R. Failure of healing of split-thickness skin graft donor site in anhidrotic ectomermal dysplasia.

Dubin, B.J. & Laub, D.R. (1979). Vaginal agenesis. Plastic Surgery: A Concise Guide to Clinical Practice, 55, 873-882. Grabb & Smith.

Dubin, B.J. & Laub, D.R. (1979). Gender dysphoria. Plastic Surgery: A Concise Guide to Clinical Practice, 56, 883-897. Grabb & Smith.

Apfelberg, D.B., Laub, D.R., Maser, M.R., Lash, H. (July, 1980). Pathophysiology and treatment of decorative tattoos with reference to argon laser treatment. Clin Plast Surg. 7(3):369-77.

Apfelberg, D.B., Maldowney, B., Laub, D.R., Maser, M.R., Lash, H. (February, 1981). Breast reconstruction for premalignant and malignant disease–an update. West J Med. 134(2):104-8.

Apfelberg, D.B., Greene, R.A., Maser, M.R., Lash, H., Rivers, J.L., Laub, D.R. (February, 1981). Results of argon laser exposure of capillary hemangiomas of infancy–preliminary report. Plast Reconstr Surg. 67(2):188-93.

Gruber, R.P., Kahn, R.A., Lash, H., Maser, M.R., Apfelberg, D.B., Laub DR. (March, 1981). Breast reconstruction following mastectomy: a comparison of submuscular and subcutaneous techniques. Plast Reconstr Surg. 67(3):312-7.

White, D.N., Pearl, R.M., Laub, D.R., & DeFiebre, B.K. (August, 1981). Tensor fascia lata myocutaneous flap in lower abdominal wall reconstruction. Annals of Plastic Surg, 7, No. 2.

Laub, D.R. (August, 1981). Humanitarianism in plastic surgery. Ann Plast Surg. 7(2):99-101.

Apfelberg, D.B., Laub, D.R., Maser, M.R., & Lash, H. (September, 1981). Submuscular breast reconstruction: Indications and techniques. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 7, No. 3, 213-221.

Lavey, E., Apfelberg, D.B., Lash, H., Maser, M.R., Laub, D.R., Gosain, A. (April, 1982). Customized silicone implants of the breast and chest. Plast Reconstr Surg. 69(4):646-51.

Apfelberg, D.B., Laub, D.R., Maser, M.R., & Lash, H. (1983). Submuscular breast reconstruction for unusual breast problems. In N.G. Georgiade (Ed.), Aesthetic Breast Surgery. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins.

Samuels, S.I., Wyner, J., Brodsky, J.B., & Laub, D.R. (December 14, 1984). Interplast: A successful model for anesthesia and plastic surgery in developing countries. JAMA, 252, No. 22.

Laub, D.R. (1984) Interplast. Annals of Plastic Surgery.

Sergott, T.J., Limoli, J.P., Baldwin, C.M., & Laub, D.R. (July, 1986). Human adjuvant disease, possible autoimmune disease after silicone implantation: A review of the literature, case studies, and speculation for the future. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 78, 104-114.

Laub, D.R., Laub, D.R. II, & Wisnicki, J. (1987). Penoscrotal trauma and reconstruction. In Plastic Reconstruction and Maxillofacial Surgery. N.G. Georgiade, G.S. Georgiade, R. Riefkohl, W.J. Barwisk (eds). Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins.

Laub, D.R. & Laub, D.R. II. Rectosigmoid vaginoplasty. In Surgical Clinics of North America. Charles Horton (ed).

Laub, D.R., Eichler, W., Laub, D.R. II, & Hentz, V.R. Penis construction, female to male transsexuals. In Geoffrey Marsh (Ed.), Plastic Surgery.

Powell, N., Riley, R.W., & Laub, D.R. (March, 1988). A new approach to evaluation and surgery of the malar complex. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 20, No. 3.

Laub, D.R., Laub, D.R. II, & Biber, S. (July, 1988). Vaginoplasty for gender confirmation. Clinics in Plastic Surgery, 15, No. 3.

Laub, D.R. & Laub, D.R. II (1989). Rectosigmoid vaginoplasty. In Eicher/Kublis/Herms (Eds.), Plastic Surgery in the Sexually Handicapped. Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.

Laub, D.R. & Laub, D.R. II (1989). Penis construction in female to male transsexuals. In Eicher/Kublis/Herms (Eds.), Plastic Surgery in the Sexually Handicapped. Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.

Laub, D.R., Laub, D.R. II, & Van Maasdam, J. Gender dysphoria syndrome. In Smith/Ashton (Eds.), Plastic Surgery, 4th Edition, Chapter 58. Little Brown.

Laub, D.R., Laub, D.R. II, & Wisnicki, J. Injuries to the male external genitalia. In Smith/Ashton (Eds.), Plastic Surgery, 4th Edition, Chapter 56. Little Brown.

Laub, D.R. & Laub, D.R. II. Mullerian and ectodermal vaginal agenesis. In Smith/Ashton (Eds.), Plastic Surgery, 4th Edition, Chapter 57. Little Brown.

Laub, D.R. II & Laub, D.R. (July, 1990). Fat embolism syndrome after liposuction: A case report and review of the literature. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 25, No. 1.

Laub, D.R. (to be published). Interplast Epitomies: Third World Plastic Surgery. Journal of Western Medicine.

Laub, D.R. Invited comment of Karim, et al: Importance of near total resection of the corpus spongiosum. Annals of Plastic Surgery.

Laub, D.R. (1993). Guidelines for suction assisted lipoplasty with committee. North American Lipoplasty Society.

Lebovic, G.S., Laub, D.R., & Berkowitz, R.L. (June, 1994, accepted for publication). Aesthetic approach to simple and modified radical mastectomy. Contemporary Surgery.

Laub, D.R., Laub, D.R. II, Lebovic, G.S. (1992). Respiratory insufficiency: Life threatening complications of suction lipectomy. In P. Vogt (Ed.), Problems in Plastic Surgery. Philadelphia: Lippincott.

Lebovic, G.S. & Laub, D.R. (July, 1994). Aesthetic approach to simple and modified radical mastectomy. Contemporary Surgery, 45, No. 1.

Lebovic, G.S. & Laub, D.R. (1994, to be published). In Marc Lippman, (Ed.), Silicone Autoimmune Disease, Breast Diseases and Treatment.

Laub, D.R. Invited Comments published in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. Related to articles on Surgical reduction of labia minora; Surgical programs in developing countries (on 3 occasions); Vaginoplasty by anterior pedicled penoscrotal skin flap.

Laub, D.R. (February, 1995). Polysorbate as an adjunctive chemical in the trichloroacetic acid peel. Plast Reconstr Surg. 95(2):425.

Laub, D.R. (June, 1995). Oncologic aspects of augmentation mammaplasty. Plast Reconstr Surg. 95(7):1342.

Johnson, J.B., Ichinose, H., Obagi, Z.E., Laub, D.R. (March, 1996). Obagi’s modified trichloroacetic acid (TCA)-controlled variable-depth peel: a study of clinical signs correlating with histological findings. Ann Plast Surg. 36(3):225-37.

Laub, D.R. Sr., Laub, D.R. Jr., Lebovic, G.S. (June, 1996). Re: Rectosigmoid neocolpopoiesis for male-to-female transsexuals: Amsterdam experience. Ann Plast Surg. 36(6):662-3.

Blanchard, R.J., Merrell, R.C., Geelhoed, G.W., Ajayi, O.O., Laub, D.R., Rodas, E. (October, 2001). Training to serve unmet surgical needs worldwide. J Am Coll Surg. 193(4):417-27.

Lebovic,G.S., Silverstein M., Laub. D.R., (December 2004} Oncoplastic Surgery and Breast Health Care, Seminars in Breast Diseas 7(4):140-147

Laub, D.R. (April, 2004). Invited discussion: experience with neovaginal construction using the full-thickness skin graft in vaginal agenesis. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 52(4):397.

Johnson, J.B., Laub, D.R., John, S. (2006). The effect on health of alternate day calorie restriction: eating less and more than needed on alternate days prolongs life. Medical Hypotheses; 67(2):209-11.

Johnson, J.B., Laub, D.R., John, S. (August, 2006). The Emperor’s new clothes are loose: lower body mass index, not calorie restriction, accounts for improved diastolic function. Journal of American College of Cardiology;48(4):847-8; author reply 848.

Johnson, J.B., Summer, W., Cutler, R.G., Martin, B., Hyun, D.H., Dixit, V.D., Pearson, M., Nassar, M., Tellejohan, R., Maudsley, S., Carlson, O., John, S., Laub, D.R., Mattson, M.P. (March, 2007). Alternate day calorie restriction improves clinical findings and reduces markers of oxidative stress and inflammation in overweight adults with moderate asthma. Free Radical Biology and Medicine; 42(5):665-74.