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Publications, Lectures, Teaching Courses & Instructional Videos

PUBLICATIONS

Books:

Capella, J. F. Rubin, P, J Sebastian, Body Contouring after Weight Loss.
New York: Addicus Books. 2006.

Capella, J. F. An approach to the lower body after weight loss.
In Matarasso, A, Rubin, P. eds. Aesthetic surgery in the massive weight loss patient. New York: Elsevier. 2007.

Aly, A. Capella, J.F., Staged procedures and reoperations following surgery for massive weight loss. In Grotting, J. ed. Reoperative aesthetic and reconstructive surgery, 2E. St. Louis. Quality Medical Publishing. 2007.

Capella, J.F., Travato, M , Woehrle, S. Brachioplasty. In Nahai, F ed. Art of aesthetic surgery: principles and technique , 2E. St. Louis. Quality Medical Publishing. 2010.

Capella, J.F., Travato, M , Woehrle, S. Screening and safety issues in the massive-weight loss patient. In Nahai, F ed. Art of aesthetic surgery: principles and technique , 2E. St. Louis. Quality Medical Publishing. 2010.

Capella, J.F. Special problems in re-operative body Contouring. In Nahai, F. ed. Art of aesthetic surgery: principles and technique, 2E. St. Louis. Quality Medical Publishing. 2010.

Capella, J.F., Travato, M , Woehrle. Upper limb contouring. In Warren, R ed. Plastic surgery, 3E. New York. Elsevier. 2012.

Capella, J.F. Vertical medial thigh lift with liposuction. In Rubin, P.J, Richter, D.F., Jewell, M, Uebel, C eds. Body contouring and liposuction. London. Elsevier. 2013.

Capella, J.F. Role of suction assisted liposuction. In Thaller, S, Cohen, M eds. Cosmetic surgery after weight loss. JP Medical Publishers. 2013.

Capella, J.F., Travato, M , Woehrle. Upper limb contouring. In Warren, R ed. Plastic surgery, 4E. New York. Elsevier. In press.

Journals:

Capella RF, Capella J.F., Mandac H, Nath P. Vertical banded gastroplasty-gastric bypass: preliminary report. Obes Surg. 1991;1:389-396.

*Capella RF, Capella J.F.. Ethnicity, type of obesity surgery, and weight loss. Obes Surg. 1993; 3: 375-380.

Paik DC, Capella J.F., Tilson MD. The etiology and pathophysiology of aneurysmal disease of the abdominal aorta. In: Kerstein, D. Surgical Technology International III. Philadelphia. 1994.

Capella J.F., Capella RF. The weight reduction operation of choice, vertical banded gastroplasty or gastric bypass? Am J Surg. 1996; 171: 74-79.

Gregory A, Yin N, Capella J.F., Tilson MD. Features of autoimmunity in the abdominal aortic aneurysm. Arch Surg. 1996; 161: 150-154.

Capella J.F., Capella RF. Staple disruption and stomal ulceration in gastric bypass procedures for weight reduction. Obes Surg. 1996; 6: 44-49.

Capella J.F., Capella RF. Is routine invasive monitoring indicated in surgery for the morbidly obese? Obes Surg. 1996; 6: 50-53.

Capella J.F., Paik DC, Yin NX, Gervasoni JE, Tilson MD. Complement activation and subclassification of tissue immunoglobulin G in the abdominal aortic aneurysm. J Surg Research. 1996; 65:31-33.

Capella, J.F., Capella, RF. Reducing early technical complications in gastric bypass surgery. Obes Surg. 1997; vol 7:II.149-157.

Capella, J. F., Capella R. F. Converting vertical banded gastroplasty to a lesser curvature gastric bypass: technical considerations. Obes. Surg. 8:218, 1998.

Capella, J.F., Capella R.F. Gastro-gastric fistulas and marginal ulcers in gastric bypass procedures for weight reduction. Obes. Surg.9:22,1999.

Capella, J.F., Capella, R.F. An assessment of vertical banded gastroplasty-Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for the treatment of obesity. Am J Surg. 2002; 83: 117-123.

Capella, J. F., Capella, R.F. Bariatric surgery in adolescence. Is this the best time to operate? 2003;13: 826-832.

Capella, J. F. Oliak, D.A. and. Nemerofsky, R.B. Body lift: an account of 200 consecutive cases in the massive weight loss patient. Plast Reconstr Surg. 117, 414. 2006

Kenkel, J. M. Capella, J. F., Aly, A.S. et al. Body contouring after massive weight loss. Plast Reconstr Surg. 117, (1) Supplement. 2006

Capella, J.F., Iannace, V. Capella, R.F. Bowel obstruction after open and laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery for morbid obesity. J Am Coll Surg. 203, 328.2006

Capella RF, Iannace, V.A, Capella J.F.. Reducing the incidence of incisional hernias following open gastric bypass surgery. Obes Surg. 17: 438. 2007

Capella, J.F. Varaibles affecting outcomes in post-bariatric body contouring. In Nahai, F Aly, A. eds. Round Tables in Plastic Surgery. Body Contouring after Massive Weight Loss. Vol. 2 (1). St. Louis. Quality Medical Publishing. 2007

Capella, J.F. Body lift. In Aly, A. ed. Clinics of plastic surgery. New Yorks: Elsevier. Vol. 35 (1), 27, 2008.

Capella, J.F. The Vertical Medial Thigh Lift. In Rubin, P .ed. Clinics of Plastic Surgery. New York: Elsevier. Vol. 41 (4), 727, 2014.

* Awarded Best Paper submitted to the journal that year, Obesity Surgery, 1993.

Lectures:

Dr. Joseph Capella has presented lectures on a variety of plastic surgery topics to dozens of groups and organizations, such as:

Ethnicity, Type of Obesity Surgery and Weight Loss
American Society of Bariatric Surgery
Iowa City, Iowa
June, 1993

The Weight Reduction Operation of Choice, Vertical Banded Gastroplasty or Gastric Bypass?
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
San Diego California
May 1995

Factors Limiting the Routine Management of the Morbidly Obese Patient
American Society of Bariatric Surgery
Seattle, Washington
June, 1995

Staple Disruption in Obesity Surgery
American Society for Bariatric Surgery
Seattle, Washington
June 1995

Complement isoforms and the subclasification of tissue immunoglobulin G (IgG) in the abdominal aortic aneurysm
American Association of Academic Surgery
Dearborn, Michigan
November 8-11, 1995

Vacuum therapy for envenomation injuries
Senior Residents Conference
Galveston, Texas
April 23, 1999

Vertical banded gastroplasty with jejunal interposition
American Society for Bariatric Surgery
Memphis, Tennessee
June 12-16., 2000

Bariatric surgery along the lesser curvature, 18 years and 2100 operations: lessons learned
American Society for Bariatric Surgery
Memphis, Tennessee
June 12-16, 2000

Body Contouring in the Massive Weight Loss Patient
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
San Diego, California
October 26, 2003

Body Contouring in Massive Weight Loss Patient
American Association of Plastic Surgeons
Chicago, Illinois
May 10, 2004

Body lift: An Account of 200 Consecutive Cases
American Association of Plastic Surgeons
Chicago, Illinois
May 10, 2004

Post-Bariatric Surgery: How it differs from Standard Body Contouring Techniques American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
October 10, 2004

Artistic Precision in Post-Bariatric Contour Surgery-Minimizing Scar Perceptibility in Lateral and Medial Thigh lift, Brachioplasty and Abdominoplasty
Baker, Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery
Miami, Florida
February 4, 2005

Advances in Total Body Rejuvination, Contour Restoration with Control of Scar Perceptibility
Baker, Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery
Miami, Florida
February 4, 2005

Central Body Lift, Brachioplasty and Medial Thigh Lift (Edited Video)
Baker, Gordon Symposium on Cosmetic Surgery
Miami, Florida
February 4, 2005

Body Contouring in the Massive Weight Loss Patient. Massive Weight Loss Symposium
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Dallas, Texas
April 1-3, 2005

Body Contouring in the Massive Weight Loss Patient
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
New Orleans, Louisiana
April 28, 2005

Body Contouring in the Massive Weight Loss Patient
Emerging Technologies and Techniques in Plastic Surgery
New York, New York
May 20, 2005

Post-Bariatric Body Contouring
Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
Vancouver, British Columbia
June 10, 2005

Post-Bariatric Body Contouring
First Annual QMP Aesthetic Surgery Symposium
St. Louis, Missouri
October 22, 2005

Body Contouring in the Massive Weight Loss Patient. Massive Weight Loss Symposium
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Dallas, Texas
March 30- April 1, 2006

Breast Surgery in the Massive Weight Loss Patient
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Orlando, Florida
April 24, 2006

Cosmetic Rehabilitation of the Massive Weight Loss Patient
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Orlando, Florida
April 24, 2006

Body Contouring in the Massive Weight Loss Patient
Emerging Technologies and Techniques in Plastic Surgery
New York, New York
May 19-20, 2006

Post-Bariatric Body Contouring
Spanish Society of Surgeons
Madrid, Spain
November 8, 2006

Post-Bariatric Body Contouring
Second Annual QMP Aesthetic Surgery Symposium
Chicago, Illinois
December 1, 2006

Cosmetic Rehabilitation of the Massive Weight Loss Patient
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
New York, New York
April 24, 2007

Post-Bariatric Body Contouring
Mexican Society of Plastic Surgeons
Cancun, Mexico
May 18, 2007

Emerging Technologies and Techniques in Plastic Surgery
New York, New York
May 19-20, 2007

Post-Bariatric Body Contouring
The Third Annual QMP Aesthetic Surgery Symposium
Chicago, Illinois
December 1, 2007

Post-Bariatric Body Contouring
Hawaii Plastic Surgery Symposium
Honolulu, Hawaii
January 18, 2008

Cosmetic Rehabilitation of the Massive Weight Loss Patient
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
San Diego, California
May 2, 2008

Achieving Predictable Outcomes in Buttock Rejuvenation—Autoaugmentation vs. Fat Injections
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Seattle, WA
October 25, 2009

Post-Bariatric Body Contouring
New Jersey Chapter- American College of Surgeons
Woodbridge, NJ
December 5, 2009

Post-Bariatric Body Contouring
Hackensack University Medical Center
Hackensack, NJ
May 3, 2010

Body Lift, Medial Thigh Lift and Brachioplasty
Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery, 30th Carioca Meeting of Plastic Surgery.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
August 3-7, 2011

Body lift. The International Course on Post-bariatric Body Contouring.
Guest speaker.
Botucatu, Brazil
September 28-29, 2012

Body Contouring: Staging for Optimal Patient Safety and Outcomes.
American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
New Orleans, LA
October 27, 2012.

What Did I Learn from Disappointing Long-term Results in Massive Weight loss Patients.
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.
New York, NY
April 15, 2013

Body lift, Brachioplasty and Medial Thigh Lift.
Breast and Body Contouring Symposium
American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Santa Fe, NM
August, 22-24, 2013.

Brachioplasty-The Fastest Growing Plastic Surgery Procedure
American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
San Francisco, CA
April 27, 2014

Body lift, Brachioplasty, Medial Thigh Lift, Gynecomastia
Breast and Body Contouring Symposium
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Santa Fe, NM
August, 7-9, 2014

Body Lift, Medial Thigh Lift, Brachioplasty, Upper Body Lift, Abdominoplasty
The Cutting Edge Aesthetic Surgery Symposium
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
New York, NY
December 4-6, 2014

Body lift, Brachioplasty, Medial Thigh Lift. Aesthetica
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Las Vegas, NV
April 30-May 2, 2015

Body lift
Breast and Body Contouring Symposium
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Santa Fe, NM
August 27-29, 2015

Excisional Knee Contouring
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Boston, MA
October 16-20, 2015

Buttock lift, Medial Thigh Lift, Brachioplasty, Abdominoplasty
The Cutting Edge Aesthetic Surgery Symposium
American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
New York, NY
December 3-5, 2015

Teaching Courses:

Extremity Contouring in the Post-Bariatric Patient
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
September 26, 2004

Refining Techniques in Post-Bariatric Body Contouring
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Chicago, Illinois
September 28, 2005

Refining Techniques in Post-Bariatric Body Contouring
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
San Francisco, California
October 8, 2006

Refining Techniques in Post-Bariatric Body Contouring
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Baltimore, Maryland
October 31, 2007

Post-Bariatric Body Contouring: Tips and Tricks
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
Seattle, WA. October 24, 2009

Brachioplasty
Breast and Body Contouring Symposium,
American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Santa Fe, NM
August, 24, 2013.

Body lift
Breast and Body Contouring Symposium,
American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
Santa Fe, NM
August 9, 2014

Instructional Videos:

Capella J.F. Lower body lift/belt lipectomy. (DVD) Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. 2007

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