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DOTT. IVAN LA RUSCA

PLASTIC SURGEON - VISIT WEBSITE

Dott. Ivan La Rusca

Professional résumé
1996 Bachelor's degree in Medicine, graduated summa cum laude.

1997 Surgical qualification at Università degli Studi Napoli "Federico II".

1997 Membership at "Order of Physicians and Odontologists" of Naples and province.

1999 Assistant in surgical training, urgent surgery and first-aid procedures at "Ospedale Santa Maria di Loreto Nuovo" (chief physician, Dr. Giulio Vecchio).

2000 General Medical Council U.K. Full Registration.

2000 Clinical Attachment, Plastic Surgery department at "Wexam Park Hospital", Slough, U.K. (head of department, Dr. Christopher T.K. Khoo, FRCS)

2000 Honorary Clinical Attachment at "Queen Victoria Hospital", East Grinstead, U.K. (head of department, H.J.C.R. Belcher, MS, FRCS).

2001  Registration in the "Register of medical technical consultant", Naples Justice Court, nr. 6536

2001 Specilization in "Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery", graduated summa cum laude (CEE regulations, in accordance with D.L. 8.8.91,n. 257); professorship in Plastic Surgery, Università degli Studi di Napoli "Federico II", Professor G. Molea. Degree thesis: "Mammary reconstruction after conservative surgery".

2001 Professional partnership during plastic surgery course Università degli Studi di Napoli "Federico II", Professor G. Molea.

2002 Aide in plastic surgery opertaing unit at accredited hospital "Villa dei Fiori", Acerra, Naples.

2005/07 
Chief physician of plastic surgery operating unit at accredited hospital "Villa dei Fiori", Acerra, Napoli..

2007 Fellow of EBOPRAS (European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery) European tile of specialization.

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

1. A RARE CASE OF 'HISTIOCYTOID HAEMANGIOMA' OF THE HAND

In collaboration with Accardo G, Nele G, Turrà F, Schonauer F
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2013 May [Epud ahead of print]

2.PREOPERATIVE SIZING AND BREAST ASIMMETRY

In collaboration with con Schonauer F, Singh S, Molea G.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Feb;127(2):1005-6

3.RIB FRACTURE AS A COMPLICATION OF TISSUE EXPANSION IN BREAST RECONSTRUCTION In collaboration with con Tirone L, Ciccarelli F.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Dic;126(6):2290-1

4.CORE FAT GRAFT TRANSPLANTATION FOR DEPRESSED SCAR
In collaboration with con Schonauer F, Molea G.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Apr;123(4):1394-5

5.CHOOSING THE CORRECT SENSE OF ROTATION IN 180° PROPELLERFLAPS&n In collaboration with con Schonauer F, Di Monta G., Molea G. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2008Dec;61(12):1492.

6.DIGITAL NERVE RECONSTRUCTION BY MULTIPLE Y-SHAPED NERVE GRAFTS AT THEMETACARPOPHALANGEAL JOINT LEVEL
In collaboration with con Schonauer F, Taglialatela Scafati S, Molea G.
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2008 AugNov;61(11):e13-6.

7.NON-SURGICAL CORRECTION OF DEFORMATIONAL AURICULAR ANOMALIES
In collaboration with con Schonauer F, Molea G.
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2008 May 18. [Epub ahead of print]

8.OPEN RHINOPLASTY TECHNIQUE FOR COLUMELLA DEFECT
In collaboration with con Schonauer F, Molea G.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007 Apr 1;119(4):1383-5.

9.MYCOBACTERIUM AVIUM INFECTION INVOLVING SKIN AND SOFT TISSUE OF THE HAND TREATED BYRADICAL DEBRIDEMENT AND RECONSTRUCTION IN ADDITION TO MULTIDRUG CHEMOTHERAPY
In collaboration with con Turner A, Vuppalapati G, Schonauer F
J Hand Surg [Br]. 2006 Dec; 31 (6):693-694

10.HOMOLATERAL DIGITAL ARTERY NERVE GRAFT
In collaboration with con Schonauer F, Molea G.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006 Apr 15;117(5):1661-2.

11.MAJOR CONGENITAL ABNORMALITIES IN GENITOURINARY SYSTEM – PHIMOSIS AND PARAPHIMOSIS
In collaboration with con Schonauer F
E-book: echirugiaplastica, 2005, www.echirurgiaplastica.it

12.MAJOR CONGENITAL ABNORMALITIES IN GENITOURINARY SYSTEM - EPISPADIAS
In collaboration with con Molea G
E-book: echirugiaplastica, 2004, www.echirurgiaplastica.it

13.MAJOR CONGENITAL ABNORMALITIES IN GENITOURINARY SYSTEM - HYPOSPADIAS
In collaboration with con Molea G
E-book: echirugiaplastica, 2004, www.echirurgiaplastica.it

14.CORRECTION OF CONGENITAL 'TRIPLE LOBE TYPE' AURICOLAR CLEFT
In collaboration with con Schonauer F, Molea G.
Br J Plast Surg. 2004 Dec;57(8):794-6.

15.SPLINTAGE FOR CORRECTION OF CONGENITAL EAR DEFORMITIES
In collaboration with con Schonauer F, Fera G, Molea G.
Eur J Plast Surg, Sept 2003 ; 26 : 290-3

16.ENDOSCOPIC RELEASE OF INTRAORAL SYNECHIAE IN POPLITEAL PTERYGIUM SYNDROME
In collaboration with con Schonauer F, Sordino D, Settimi A, Molea G.
Ann Plast Surg. 2002 Nov;49(5):550-2.

17.LABORATORY MODEL OF A MICROVASCULAR FREE FLAP IN THE RAT: THE EPIGASTRIC FLAP
In collaboration with con Schonauer F, Gonzalez Y Reyero E, Romagnuolo M, Molea G
Minerva Chir. 2002 Aug;57(4):537-41.

18.REDEFINITION OF THE HELICAL RIM IN CAULIFLOWER EAR SURGERY
In collaboration with con Schonauer F, Pereira JA, Molea G
Br J Plast Surg. 2002 Jan;55(1):66-8.

19.SENTINEL NODE BIOPSY IN A PREVIOUSLY IRRADIATED CARCINOMA CUNICULATUM OF THE FOOT
In collaboration with con Schonauer F, Ciccarelli F, Barone G, Molea G
Rivista italiana di Chirurgia Plastica, 2001; 33(3-4): 109-11.

20.USE OF INDERMIL TISSUE ADHESIVE FOR CLOSURE OF SUPERFICIAL SKIN LACERATIONS IN CHILDREN
In collaboration with con Schonauer F, Pereira J, Harris J, Cullen K.
Minerva Chir. 2001 Aug;56(4):427-9.

21.AMBULANT VACUUM-ASSISTED CLOSURE OF SKIN-GRAFT DRESSING IN THE LOWER LIMBS USING APORTABLE MINI-VAC DEVICE
In collaboration with con Sposato G, Molea G, Di Caprio G, Scioli M, Ziccardi P.
Br J Plast Surg. 2001 Apr;54(3):235-7.

22.BASAL-CELL DEDIFFERENTIATED CARCINOMA: A MULTICENTRIC STUDY
In collaboration with con G. Molea, F. Schounauer, G. Giudice, E. Maiorano, S, Staibano, M.E. Errico, P. Cardone, G. Giudice
Rivista italiana di Chirurgia Plastica, 1997; 29(3): 185-90.

THEACING ACTIVITY

As director TRAINING COURSE IN PLASTIC SURGERY: SKIN TUMOURS - Acerra (NA) - November 2007
As teacher 2nd MICROSURGERY WORKSHOP - SURGILAND PROJECT

Cardarelli Hospital, Naples - October 11-15, 2010

1st MICROSURGERY WORKSHOP - SURGILAND PROJECT

Cardarelli Hospital, Naples - September 27 – October 1, 2010

ACTIVITIES AT NATIONAL SCHOOL OF EXPERIMENTAL SURGERY AND MICROSURGERY

Cardarelli Hospital, Naples - January 26, 2010

EXPERIMENTAL MICROSURGERY IN PLASTIC SURGERY, 6th COURSE

Cardarelli Hospital, Naples - May 20, 2009

NATIONAL SCHOOL OF EXPERIMENTAL SURGERY AND MICROSURGERY, 1ST EDITION

Cardarelli Hospital, Naples - January 28, 2009

10th BASE COURSE IN EXPERIMENTAL SURGERY

Cardarelli Hospital, Naples - November 2001

9th BASE COURSE IN EXPERIMENTAL SURGERY Cardarelli Hospital, Naples - April 2001

8th BASE COURSE IN EXPERIMENTAL SURGERY, Naples - November 2000

7th BASE COURSE IN EXPERIMENTAL SURGERY, Cardarelli Hospital, Naples - May 2000

6th BASE COURSE IN EXPERIMENTAL SURGERY, Cardarelli Hospital, Naples - Novembee 1999

REFRESHER COURSES

1) INTERACTIVE THEORETICAL-PRACTICAL COURSE: "TYPE-A BOTULIN TOXIN AND DERMAL FILLERS FOR THE TREATMENT OF FACE WRINKLES" - Rozzano (MI), Istituto Clinico Humanitas – Lecturer, Mauricio De Maio - April 2014

2)CERTIFICATIONS OF "CARDIOPULMUNARY RESUSCITATION SPECIALIST FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN" AND "AIRWAYS UNOBSTRUCTION SPECIALIST" (BLS-D / PBLS-D) SIMEU - Naples, November2013

3) INTERACTIVE THEORETICAL-PRACTICAL COURSE: "BOTULIN TOXIN FOR THE UPPER THIRD OF THE FACE"  - Naples, October 2013

4) THE ROLE OF PLASTIC SURGEON IN FORENSIC CONSULTANCY - Naples, February 2008

5) THEORICAL-PRACTICAL COURSE WITH SILHOUTTE SUSPENSION – FACE AND NECK LIFT - Naples, February 2008

6) INTERNATIONAL DISSECTION COURSE IN UPPER LIMB RECONSTRUCTION - Alicante (Spain), June 2007

7) THEORICAL-PRACTICAL COURSE: SURGICAL THERAPY FOR BALDNESS - Nizza (France), January 2007

8) DISSECTION COURSE IN PERIPHERAL NERVES AND MICROSURGICAL FLAPS IN RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF THE UPPER LIMB - Paris, Aprill 2006

9) THEORICAL-PRACTICAL COURSE IN MICROINVASIVE DYNAMIC OSTHEOSYNTESIS TECHNIQUES IN FRACTURES OF THE UPPER LIMB - Rome, April 2005

10) THEORETICAL PROFICIENCY COURSE: "THE HAND IN EMERGENCY" - Milan, January 2004

11) REFRESHER COURSE IN IMPLANTATION IN BREAST RECONSTRUCTIVE AND COSMETIC SURGERY - Naples, May 2003

12) THEORICAL-PRACTICAL COURSE IN BREAST SURGERY IN PLASTIC SURGERY - 17th Annual Breast Surgery Symposium, Atlanta, Georgia (U.S.A.) - January 2001

13) THEORICAL-PRACTICAL COURSE IN TRANSGENDERISM - Naples, April 2001

14) DISSECTION COURSE IN UPPER-LIMB ANATOMY - The Hand Clinic, Windsor, U.K. - October 2000

15) COURSE IN LIPOASPIRATION AND LIPOEMULSION - Gubbio, September 1999

16) CORSE IN FACE PHOTOREJUVINATION - Gubbio, September 1999

17) COURSE IN LASER THERAPY - Gubbio - September 25-26, 1999

18) COURSE IN BASIC MICROSURGERY - Gubbio, September 1999

19) COURSE IN ONCOLOGICAL DERMATOSCOPY - Naples, August 1998

20) COURSE IN OUTPATIENTS ANGIO-DERMO-SURGERY - Perugia, April 1997

21) THEORETICAL-PRACTICAL COURSE IN RECONSTRUCTIVE PLASTIC MICROSURGERY - Rome, November 1997

CONFERENCES

1. ABDOMINOPLASTY IN POST-BARIATRIC-SURGERY PATIENTS: EVOLUTION OF THE TECHNIQUE
In collaboration with con F. Ciccarelli, L. Tirone
2nd AICPE Meeting "Cosmetic Surgery: a constantly evolving reality"; Florence – March 14-16, 2014

2. ARM LIFTING IN POST BARIATRIC SURGERY
In collaboration with con F. Ciccarelli, L. Tirone
61st National Congress of "Italian Society of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery"; Palermo - September 24-27, 2012

3.COSTAL FRACTURE AS A CONSEQUENCE OF EXPANDERS IN RECONSTRUCTIVE BREAST SURGERY

In collaboration with con F. Ciccarelli, L. Tirone
59th National Congress of "Italian Society of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery"; Siena – September 23-26, 2010

4.ABDOMINOPLASTY IN POST-BARIATRIC-SURGERY PATIENTS: CONSERVATION OF ADIPOSE TISSUE ABOVE THE PUBIC AREA
In collaboration with con F. Ciccarelli, L. Tirone
58th National Congress of "Italian Society of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery"; Sanremo - Septmeber 28 - Ottobre 1, 2009

5.BREAST REDUCTION BY SUPERO-MEDIAL PEDICLE
In collaboration with Con Schonauer F
1st European meeting of young surgeons; Rome - June, 19-21, 2009

6.UPPER-LIMB TUMOURS
In collaboration with con Schonauer F, Astarita F, Sposato G, Molea G
57th National Congress of "Italian Society of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery"; Naples - September 24-27, 2008

7."FILLET OF FINGER" FLAPS: USE IN POST-ONCOLOGICAL RECONSTRUCTION
Monaco A, Langella V, Schonauer F
57th National Congress of "Italian Society of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery"; Naples - September 24-27, 2008

8.TREATMENT OF PREAURICULAR APPENDICES WITH LIGA-CLIP
In collaboration with con Del Campo T, Campa D, Schonauer F
57th National Congress of "Italian Society of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery"; Naples - September 24-27, 2008

9.POSTER SESSION
Moderation
57th National Congress of "Italian Society of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery"; Naples, 24 - 27 Settembre 2008

10.DISCUSSION ON MELANOMA
Moderation
57th National Congress of "Italian Society of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery"; Naples - September 24-27, 2008

11.THE USE OF PERFORATOR FLAPS IN AXILLARY HIDRADENITIS
In collaboration with con F. Schonauer, G. Molea
21st National Conference of Italian Polyspecialistic Society of Young Surgeons; Perugia - June15-18, 2008

12.HAND INJURIES
25th SICUT National Conference 2007, Naples – December 5-8, 2007

13.TREATMENT OF BEDSORES IN PATIENTS WITH IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVERTER-DEFIBRILLATOR
In coll con D. Campa, G. Giudizioso
56th National Congress of "Italian Society of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery"; Pozzo Faceto di Fasano (Br) - September 26-29, 2007.

14.Y-SHAPED NERVE GRAFTS IN ANATOMIC RECONSTRUCTION OF FINGER NERVES: CASE REPORT
In collaboration with con F. Schonauer, S. Taglialatela Scafati, F. Ciccarelli, G. Molea
56th National Congress of "Italian Society of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery"; Pozzo Faceto di Fasano (Br) - September 26-29, 2007.

15.PEDICLE PERFORATOR FLAP
In collaboration with con F. Schonauer, G. Sposato, G Molea
1st Italian Congress on Perforator Flaps; Bologna – December 15-16, 2006

16.EAR RECONSTRUCTION
In collaboration with con M. Saturno, A. Acosta, J.M. Delfa, G. Molea
55th National Congress of "Italian Society of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery"; Rimini – September 21-23, 2006.

17.SURGICAL TREATMENT OF UNDERARM SUPPURATIVE HIDRADENITIS
In collaboration with con C. Casale, P. Giuliano, F. Schonauer
55th National Congress of "Italian Society of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery"; Rimini – September 21-23, 2006.

18.USE OF TITANIUM CLIPS IN THE TREATMENT OF SKIN APPENDICES
In collaboration with con G. De Luca, L. Guarino, R. Cataffo, C. Di Grazia, V. Roseto, C. Silvestre
12th National Conference of Italian Society of Neonatology
Montecatini Terme – May 28-31, 2006

19.ALGORITHM FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF NOSE SKIN DEFECTS
In collaboration with con F. Ciccarelli, F. Schonauer
54th National Congress of "Italian Society of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery"; Genoa – October 21-24, 2005.

20.USE OF NERVOUS, VENOUS AND ARTERIAL GRAFTS IN FINGER NERVES TRAUMATOLOGY
In collaboration with con F. Ciccarelli, F. Schonauer
43th National Conference on Hand Surgery; conference proceedings, p. 7; Perugia – September 28 – October 1, 2005

21. MICROSURGICAL TREATMENT OF DIGITAL PERIPHERAL NERVOUS LESIONS – OUR EXPERIENCE
In collaboration with con F. Schonauer
53rd National Congress of "Italian Society of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery"; conference proceedings, p. 134; Pisa – September 16-18, 2004

22.LOCAL SKIN FLAPS FOR FINGERS
"Training Course in Plastic Surgery: Hand Injuries", Acerra (NA) – June 25-26, 2004


23.FIRST APPROACH TO PATIENTS WITH HAND TRAUMA
"Training Course in Plastic Surgery: Hand Injuries", Acerra (NA) – June 25-26, 2004

24.USE OF NEUROVASCULAR TISSUE ISLANDS IN LOSS OF DIGITAL TISSUE
In collaboration with con F. Schonauer
XXIII Congresso Nazionale A.C.O.I.; Naples - May 26-29, 2004

25.USE OF NEGATIVE-PRESSURE DRESSING IN COMPLICATIONS OF SCHEDULED OPERATIONS
In collaboration with con F. Schonauer, G. Molea
52nd National Congress of "Italian Society of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery"; conference proceedings, p. 279; Florence, September 18-20, 2003.

26.NON-SURGICAL CORRECTION OF NEONATAL AURICLE DEFORMITIES
In collaboration with con F. Schonauer, F Ciccarelli, G De Luca, R Cataffo, S Vetrella
9° Congresso Nazionale SIN, conference proceedings, pp. 148-49; Naples - May21-24, 2003

27.EARLY CORRECTION OF AURICLE DEFORMITIES WITH SPLINT
In collaboration with con F. Schonauer, G. Molea
51st National Congress of "Italian Society of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery"; conference proceedings, p. 87; Verona, September 19-21, 2002.

28.BREAST RECONSTRUCTION WITH MICROSURGICAL FLAPS
In collaboration with con F. Schonauer, G. Fera, G. Molea
Atti XV Congresso Nazionale S.P.I.G.C., vol. 57, suppl. 1-3, p. 167; Vibo Valentia, May 23-25, 2002.

29.TREATMENT OF MALIGNANT MELANOMA AT CLINIC STAGE 1 WITH SENTINEL LYMPH NODE TECHNIQUE: RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF 215 CASES
In collaboration with con C.A. Nunziata, G. Fera
IV congresso Nazionale S.I.I.T.I.L.O. (Società Italiana di Terapie Integrate Locoregionali in Oncologia)"; Abstract book, Tirrenia (PI) - June 17-19, 2001.

30.EARLY TREATMENT IN POPLITEAL PTERYGIUM SYNDROME
In collaboration with con Schonauer F, Molea G
50th National Congress of "Italian Society of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery"; conference proceedings, p. 80; Turin, October 30 - November 1, 2000.

31.VIRTUAL REALITY MODEL IN 3D SOFT TISSUE FACIAL RECONSTRUCTION
In collaboration with con F. Schonauer, G. Fera, G. Molea
3rd International Symposium – Computer Science, Telematics and Cybernetics in Surgery; Naples - November 16-18, 2000

32.PROMINENT-EAR CORRECTION
In collaboration with con J. Niro, A. Nunziata
VII biennale Internazionale del Mare 2000; abstract book, p. 124; Naples; October 21-23, 2000.

33.UNIVERSITÀ DI NAPOLI "FEDERICO II", MELANOMA OPERATIONAL GROUP: STRUCTURAL AND CLUSTER ANALYSIS OF SURVIVAL FACTORS: BRIEF SUMMARY OF A 2-YEAR ACTIVITY.
In collaboration with con G .Fabbrocini, M. Scalvenzi, M. Delfino, P. Santoianni, G. Molea, A. Nunziata, S. Staibano, G. De Rosa, E. Matano, S. Pepe, P. Tagliaferro, A.R. Bianco
VII biennale Internazionale del Mare 2000; abstract book, pp. 53-58; Naples; October 21-23, 2000.

34.POST-ONCOLOGICAL RECONSTRUCTION OF HEAD AND NECK DISTRICTS WITH MICROSURGICAL FREE FLAPS
In collaboration with con G. Molea, F. Schonauer
II International Congress on Malformation and Rare Tumors of Head and Neck; abstract book, p. 68; Avellino - October 18-21, 2000

35.VERSATILITY OF FREE RADIAL FOREARM FLAP
In collaboration with con F. Schonauer, S. Serio
"Scientific Days at the Faculties of Medicine, Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine"; Università degli Studi di Napoli "Federico II"; abstract book, p. 221; May 17-19, 2000

36.SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF PRESSURE SORE. OUR EXPERIENCE
In collaboration with con P. Verolino, J. Niro
"Scientific Days at the Faculties of Medicine, Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine"; Università degli Studi di Napoli "Federico II"; abstract book, p. 223; May 17-19, 2000

37.SKIN EXPANSION IN THE TREATMENT OF SEBACEOUS SCALP NEVUM
In collaboration with con B. Castelli, S. Delfino
National workshop on Surgical Tricology (AIDNID), Abstract book. Naples, November 26-27, 1999

38.HYPOSPADIAS TREATMENT: RECONSTRUCTION WITH VERTICAL PREPUTIAL FLAP WITH SUBCUTANEOUS PEDUNCLE
In collaboration with con A.M. Scotti, A. Pasquariello, G. Bifulco
"Scientific Days at the Faculties of Medicine, Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine"; Università degli Studi di Napoli "Federico II"; abstract book p. 171; April 2-4, 1998

39.DEDIFFERENTIATED BASAL CELL CARCINOMA: CLINICAL TRIAL ON LOCALIZATION AND POSSIBLE RELAPSE
In collaboration with con D. d'Angelo, M. Pennino, A. Pasquriello
"Scientific Days at the Faculties of Medicine, Pharmacy and Veterinary Medicine"; Università degli Studi di Napoli "Federico II"; abstract book p. 222; June 19-21, 1997.

SCIENTIFIC SECRETARYSHIP

IX EUROPEAN COURSE IN PLASTIC SURGERY

European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery - Naples, November 2000

57th NATIONAL CONGRESS OF "ITALIAN SOCIETY OF COSMETIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY" - Naples, September 2008

Record of surgical cases