Kirsner Lab : Publications


Key Recent Publications: After 2009

Wound Healing

Weinstein DA, Kirsner RS. Refractory ulcers: the role of tumor necrosis factor-alpha. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2010;63:146-54.

Kirsner RS, Warriner R, Michela M, Stasik L, Freeman K. Advanced biological therapies for diabetic foot ulcers. Arch Dermatol. 2010;146:857-62.

Pieper B, Templin TN, Kirsner RS, Birk TJ. Injection-related venous disease and walking mobility. J Addict Dis. 2010;29:481-92.

Armstrong DG, Marston WA, Reyzelman AM, Kirsner RS. Comparison of negative pressure wound therapy with an ultraportable mechanically powered device vs. traditional electrically powered device for the treatment of chronic lower extremity ulcers: a multicenter randomized-controlled trial. Wound Repair Regen. 2011;19:173-80.

Escandon J, Vivas AC, Tang J, Rowland KJ, Kirsner RS. High Mortality in Patients with Chronic Wounds Wound Repair Regen. 2011;19:526-8.

h4. Skin Cancer

Hu S, Parmet Y, Allen G, Parker DF, Ma F, Rouhani P, Kirsner RS. Disparity in melanoma: a trend analysis of melanoma incidence and stage at diagnosis among whites, Hispanics, and blacks in Florida. Arch Dermatol. 2009;145:1369-74.

Rouhani P, Arheart KL, Kirsner RS. Differences in melanoma outcomes among Hispanic Medicare enrollees. J Am Acad Derm 2010;62:768-76

Rouhani P, Pinheiro PS, Sherman R, Arheart K, Fleming LE, Mackinnon J, Kirsner RS. Increasing rates of melanoma among nonwhites in Florida compared with the United States. Arch Dermatol. 2010;146:741-6.

Patel SS, Nijhawan RI, Stechschulte S, Parmet Y, Rouhani P, Kirsner RS, Hu S. Skin cancer awareness, attitude, and sun protection behavior among medical students at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Arch Dermatol. 2010;146:797-800.

Yin N, Parker DF, Hu S, Kirsner RS. Geographic Distribution of Melanoma in Miami-Dade County, Florida. Arch Dermatol. 2011 Jan 17

Viola KV, Tolpinrud, WL, Gross CP, Kirsner RS, Imaeda S, Federman, DG: Outcomes of Referral to Dermatology for “Suspicious” Lesions: Implications for Teledermatology Arch Derm 2011;147:556-560.

h4. Key Past Publications Prior to 2007

h4. Wound Healing

Kirsner RS, Falanga V, Eaglstein WH: The biology of skin grafts: Skin grafts as pharmacologic agents. Arch Dermatol 1993; 129: 481 483.

Kirsner RS, Kerdel FA, Falanga V, Katz MH, Eaglstein: Skin Grafts As Pharmacologic Agents: Pre-Wounding of the Donor Site. Br J Dermatol 1996;135:292-296.

Kirsner RS, Falanga V, Eaglstein WH: The development of bioengineered skin. Trends in Biotechnology 1998;16:246-249.

Muhart M, McFalls S, Kirsner R, Kerdel F, Eaglstein WH: Bioengineered skin. Lancet 1997;350:1142.

Muhart M, McFalls S, Kirsner RS, Elgart G, Kerdel F, Sabolinski ML, Hardin- Young J, Eaglstein WH: Behavior of Tissue-Engineered Skin: A comparison of a living skin equivalent (LSE), autograft, and an occlusive dressing on human donor sites. Arch Dermatol 1999;135:913-918.

Boulton AJM, Kirsner RS, Vileikyte L: Neuropathic Diabetic Foot Ulcers. New Engl J Med 2004;351:48-55.

h4. Skin Cancer

Federman DG, Concato J, Caralis PV, Hunkele GE, Kirsner RS: Screening for skin cancer in primary care settings. Arch Dermatol 1997;133:1423-1425.

Kirsner RS, Federman DG: The rationale for skin cancer screening and prevention. Amer J Managed Care 1998;4:1279-1284.

Kirsner RS, Muhkerjee S, Federman DG: Skin cancer screening in primary care: Prevalence and barriers. J Amer Acad Dermatol 1999;41:564-566.

Federman DH, Kravetz JD, Kirsner RS: Skin cancer screening by dermatologists: Prevalence and barriers. J Am Acad Dermatol 2002;46:710-4

Federman DG, Kravetz JD, Tobin DG, Ma F, Kirsner RS: Full body skin examinations: The patient’s perspective. Arch Dermatol 2004;140:530-534.

Hu S, Ma F, Collado-Mesa F, Kirsner RS: Ultraviolet Radiation, Latitude and Melanoma in US Hispanics and Blacks. Arch Derm 2004;140:819-824.

Hu S, Parker D, Thomas AG , Kirsner RS: Advanced Presentation of Melanoma in African American: The Miami Dade County Experience. J Amer Acad Dermatol 2004;51:1031-1032.

Kirsner RS, Parker DF, Brathwaite N, Thomas A, Tejada F, Trapido EJ: Sun Protection Policies in Miami-Dade County Public Schools: Opportunities for Skin Cancer Prevention. Pediatric Derm

Ramirez CC, Federman DG, Ma F, Kirsner RS: Use of Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors and Risk of Melanoma in High Risk Patients. Derm Surg 2005;3l:748-52.

Kirsner RS, Wilkinson JD, Ma F, Fleming L, Federman DG, Wilkinson JD: The Association of Medicare Health Care Delivery Systems On Stage At Diagnosis And Survival For Patients With Melanoma. Archives of Dermatology 2005;141:753-7.

Ma F, Collado-Mesa F, Hu S, Kirsner RS: Skin cancer awareness and sun-protection behaviors in white Hispanic and white non-Hispanic high school students in Miami, Florida, U.S. Arch Derm. 2007;143:983-988.