List of Original Publications [First Author]


  1. Horta R, Frias F, Barreiro D, Jamalo M, Santos P. Successful surgical resection and reconstruction of a giant facial vascular malformation in an elderly patient. J Craniofac Surg. 2022 (in press).
  2. Horta R, Barreiro D, Gerós A, Aguiar P. Dynamic facial reanimation in older patients and with significant comorbidities: an objective analysis of Labbè technique. Surg J (N Y). 2021 Dec 15;7(4):e342-e346.
  3. Horta R, Domingues CS, Dias CC, Barreiro D. A ruler for abdominoplasty preoperative markings: the potential of best scar symmetry. Surgical Innovation. 2021 Jul 16;15533506211033145. doi: 10.1177/15533506211033145.
  4. Horta R, Mendes M, Barreiro D, Almeida A, Jamalo M, Teixeira S, Pinto R. Salvage of a near total penile amputation following urinary fistulization and carbapenemase-producing Klebsiellapneumoniae infection with a composite ALT flap and vascularized fascia lata. Surg J (N Y). 2021 Sep 14;7(3):e237-e240.
  5. Horta R, Frias F, Carvalho F. The multivector double Smasectomy plus Smasflap (DSSF) lift: a simple and reliable facelift. Surgical Innovation (in press).
  6. Horta R, Frias F, Jarnalo M, Teixeira S, Silva P, Oliveira I, Silva A. Facial reconstruction based on combined 3D-printing and microsurgical free transfer. J Craniofac Surg, 2020;31(4):e426-e428.
  7. Horta R, Almeida A, Horta P, Oliveira H. No rib cartilage, no prosthesis: partial ear reconstruction using a composite chondro-cutaneous peninsular flap associated with a retroauricular flap. Microsurgery. 2020;40(5):620-621.
  8. Horta R, Domingues CS, Dias CC, Barreiro D. A newly designed ruler for planning the incision markings in abdominoplasty surgery. Surgical Innovation, 2020; Oct;27(5):551-552.
  9. Horta R, Monteiro D, Nascimento R, Alvaro Silva A. Functional facial reconstruction in patient with severe burn sequelae with a prelaminated parascapular free flap based on 3D-model. Microsurgery. 2020;40(7):802-807.
  10. Horta R, Fernando Schmitt F, Pereira N, Gervásio H. Accidental finding of synchronous bilateral ductal carcinoma in situ in a young man submitted to mastectomy for gynecomastia treatment: and if liposuction have been used? Acta Chirurgiae Plasticae,  2020;62(1-2):46-49.
  11. Horta R, Tomaz D, Egipto P, Silva A. The outcome of fungal infections in a Burn Intensive Care Unit: a study of 172 patients. Annals of Burns Fire Disasters. 2020;33(2):101-106.
  12. Horta R, Barreiro D. Necrotic loxoscelism of the scalp. J Craniofac Surg. 2019;30(7):e691.
  13. Horta R, Barreiro D, Nascimento R, Silva A. The facial artery perforator (FAP) flap as a new option for reconstruction of intraoral defects: surgical tips and clinical series. J Craniof Surg, 2019 Jul;30(5):1525-1528.
  14. Horta R, Oliveira N, Cunha Ferreira M, Nascimento R, Silva A. Reconstruction of a chronic Volkmann contracture following forearm revascularization with Burkhalter procedure and fractional flexor tendon lengthening after a failed Stiles-Bunnel transfer. Journal of Hand and Microsurgery, J Hand Microsurg. 2019 Oct;11(Suppl 1): S36-S41.
  15. Horta R, Nascimento R, Silva A. Giant tongue in a patient with Chiari Malformation and neuroleptic-induced tardive dyskinesia. J Craniofac Surg. 2019 Mar/Apr;30(2):e137-e138.
  16. Horta R, Teixeira S, Nascimento R, Silva A, Amarante J. The facial artery perforator flap for intraoral reconstruction of a mouth floor defect. Microsurgery. 2018 Oct;38(7):795-798.
  17. Horta R, Valença-Filipe R, Carvalho J, Nascimento R, Silva A, Amarante J. Reconstruction of a near total ear amputation with a neurosensorial radial forearm free flap prelaminated with porous polyethylene implant and delay procedure. Microsurgery. 2018;38(2):203-208.
  18. Horta R, Nascimento R, Ana Gerós, Paulo Aguiar, Silva A, Amarante J. A novel system for assessing facial muscle movements – the Facegram 3D. Surgical Innovation, 2018;25(1):90-92.
  19. Horta R, Nascimento R, Silva A, Pinto R, Negrão P, São-Simão R, Carvalho J, Santos Silva M, Amarante J. Reconstruction of a postraumatic radial club hand with a free fibular osteoseptocutaneous flap and Sauve Kapandji procedure- a case report. Microsurgery. 2016;36(7):593-597.
  20. Horta R, Teixeira S, Nascimento R, Silva A, Amarante J. The Freestyle Facial Artery Perforator Flap for Reconstruction of Simultaneous Periorbital and Cheek Defects. J Craniof Surg. 2016; 27(5):473-474.
  21. Horta R, Correia-Sá I, Nascimento R, Silva A, Amarante J. Correction of residual static and dynamic labial deviations in a paralysed face after free gracilis muscle transplantation. J Craniof Surg. 2016;27(8):2143-2145.
  22. Horta R, Nascimento R, Monteiro D, Silva A, Amarante JM. The free-style gluteal perforator flap in thinning and delay process for perineal reconstruction after necrotizing fasciitis. Wounds. 2016; 28(6):200-205.
  23. Horta R, Nascimento R, Silva A, Amarante J. The Retromolar Trigone: Anatomy, Cancer Treatment Modalities, Reconstruction, and a Classification System. J Craniofac Surg. 2016; 27(4):1070-1076.
  24. Horta R, Nascimento R, Monteiro D, Silva A, Amarante JM. The reverse dorsal homodigital artery perforator flap for reconstruction of acquired clinodactily. J Hand Microsurg. 2016 Apr;8(1):57-58.
  25. Horta R, Nascimento R, Vilas-Boas J, Sousa F, Orvalho V, Silva A, Amarante JM. Thermographic analysis of facially burned patients. Burns. 2016; 42(1):236-238.