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Louis C. Argenta, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Louis C. Argenta, M.D.

Professor,

Clinical Specialties

Cleft Lip and Palate, Pediatric Surgery, Vascular Malformations, Cosmetic Surgery, Wound Healing Problems, Craniofacial Surgery

Contact Information

Department: 336-716-4171

Email: largenta@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • M.D., University of Michigan Medical School , 1969
  • B.S., University of Michigan/Ann Arbor , 1965
  • Internship, Surgery, Univ Hosp (U Of Michigan), 1970
  • Residency, Surgery, Univ Hosp (U Of Michigan), 1977
  • Residency, Plastic Surgery, Univ Hosp (U Of Michigan), 1979
  • Fellowship, University of Michigan/Ann Arb, 1975
  • Fellowship, Foch Hospital Paris-France, 1981

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery, Plastic Surgery, American Board of Surgery

Memberships

  • Am Assn Of Advancement Of Scie
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Am Assn Of Plastic & Reconstru
  • Triad Plastic Surgery Society
  • Am Soc Craniofacial Surgery
  • Am Burn Assn
  • Am Cleft Palate Assn
  • Am Coll Of Surgeons
  • Am Soc Of Maxillofacial Surgeo
  • Assn Of Academic Surgery
  • Colombian Soc.Plastic & Recon.
  • European Assn Maxillo-Facial S
  • Frederick A. Coller Surg. Soci
  • Galens Honorary Med. Society
  • Int'L College Of Surgeons

NPI Number

  • 1710962766
Louis C. Argenta, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Louis C. Argenta, M.D.

Professor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-4416 | Department: 336-716-4171

Email: largenta@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications


Jordan JE, Mays JJ, Shelton JE, Bryant AK, Lane MR, Morykwas MJ, Argenta LC. Mechanical tissue resuscitation protects against myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury. J Card Surg. 2014;29(1):116-123.

McGee MP, Morykwas M, Campbell D, Hoge K, Argenta L. Interstitial-matrix edema in burns: mechanistic insights from subatmospheric pressure treatment in vivo. Wound Repair Regen. 2014;22(1):96-102.

Powers AK, Neal MT, Argenta LC, Wilson JA, DeFranzo AJ, Tatter SB. Vacuum-assisted closure for complex cranial wounds involving the loss of dura mater. J Neurosurg. 2013;118(2):302-308.

McGee MP, Morykwas M, Hoge K, Campbell D, Argenta L. Interstitial-matrix' fluid-fluxes in vivo: subatmospheric pressure reverses hydration-potential in heat-denatured dermis [abstract]. Biophys J. 2013;104(2 Suppl 1):336A.

Argenta LO, Morykwas MJ, Webb LX, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee. Apparatus and method for wound treatment employing periodic sub-atmospheric pressure. United States patent US 8,377,016. 2013 Feb 19. 2013;():.

Jordan JE, Pereira BD, Morykwas MJ, Lane MR, Mays JI, Colmer G, Hollingsworth C, Argenta LC. Mechanical Tissue Resuscitation (MTR) activates the RISK pathway and widens the therapeutic window for treating acute myocardial infarction [abstract]. FASEB J. 2013;27():1130.4.

Argenta LC, Zheng Z, Bryant A, Tatter SB, Morykwas MJ. A new method for modulating traumatic brain injury with mechanical tissue resuscitation. Neurosurgery. 2012;70(5):1281-1295.

Kelly DA, Plikatitis C, Blalock D, Argenta LC, David LR. AlloDerm revision for failed pharyngoplasty. J Craniofac Surg. 2012;23(3):645-649.

McGee MP, Morykwas M, Shelton J, Argenta L. Collagen unfolding accelerates water influx, determining hydration in the interstitial matrix. Biophys J. 2012;103(10):2157-2166.

Showalter BM, David LR, Argenta LC, Thompson JT. Influence of frontosphenoidal suture synostosis on skull dysmorphology in unicoronal suture synostosis. J Craniofac Surg. 2012;23(6):1709-1712.

Wagner WD, Argenta LC, Morykwas MJ, Levi-Polyachenko N. Production of a biodegradable electrospun biomaterial with tensile strength and elasticity [abstract]. FASEB J. 2012;26(Meeting Abstracts Suppl):905.2.

McGee MP, Morykwas M, Jordan J, Argenta L. Ischemia-reperfusion injury decreases myocardial hydration potential without changing flow resistance in the interstitial matrix [abstract]. Circ Res. 2012;111(4 Suppl):235.

Morykwas MJ, Argenta LC, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee. Apparatus and method for wound treatment employing periodic sub-atmospheric pressure. Israel patent IL 199,715. 2012 Nov 1. 2012;():.

Argenta LC, Carroll DL, Levi NH, Liu J, Morykwas MJ, Tatter S, Wagner WD, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences and Wake Forest University, assignees. Device and method for treating central nervous system pathology. United States patent 8,267,960. 2012 Sept 8. 2012;():.

Bharti G, Groves L, David LR, Sanger C, Argenta LC. Aplasia cutis congenita: clinical management of a rare congenital anomaly. J Craniofac Surg. 2011;22(1):159-165.

Fisher DC, Kornrumpf BP, Couture D, Glazier SS, Argenta LC, David LR. Increased incidence of metopic suture abnormalities in children with positional plagiocephaly. J Craniofac Surg. 2011;22(1):89-95.

McGee MP, Morykwas MJ, Argenta LC. The local pathology of interstitial edema: surface tension increases hydration potential in heat-damaged skin. Wound Repair Regen. 2011;19(3):358-367.

Bharti G, Groves L, Sanger C, Argenta LC. Congenital pyriform aperture stenosis. J Craniofac Surg. 2011;22(3):992-994.

Webb LX, Argenta LC, Morykwas MJ, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee. External fixation assembly and method of use. United States patent US 7,931,651. 2011 Apr 26. 2011;():.

Liu J, Morykwas MJ, Argenta LC, Wagner WD. Development of a biodegradable foam for use in negative pressure wound therapy. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2011;98B(2):316-322.

Sanger C, Wong L, Wood J, David LR, Argenta LC. Giant facial lymphangioma. J Craniofac Surg. 2011;22(4):1271-1274.

Ririe DG, Smith TE, Wood BC, Glazier SS, Couture DE, Argenta LC, David LR. Time-dependent perioperative anesthetic management and outcomes of the first 100 consecutive cases of spring-assisted surgery for sagittal craniosynostosis. Pediatr Anesth. 2011;21(10):1015-1019.

Webb LX, Argenta LC, Morykwas MJ, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee. Directed tissue growth employing reduced pressure. Sweden patent SE 1,517,660. 2011 Aug 24; (patent also held in Germany, Netherlands, Italy, United Kingdom, Austria, Spain, Ireland, Switzerland, Monaco, France, Greece, European Patent Office, Canada). 2011;():.

David LR, Plikaitis CM, Couture D, Glazier SS, Argenta LC. Outcome analysis of our first 75 spring-assisted surgeries for scaphocephaly. J Craniofac Surg. 2010;21(1):3-9.

Argenta LC, Morykwas MJ, Mays JJ, Thompson EA, Hammon JW, Jordan JE. Reduction of myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury by mechanical tissue resuscitation using sub-atmospheric pressure. J Card Surg. 2010;25(2):247-252.

Marks MW, Argenta LC, DeFranzo AJ. Principles and applications of vacuum-assisted closure (VAC) In: Weinzweig J, ed. Plastic surgery secrets. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Mosby/Elsevier;2010: 38-44.


Wong SL, Schneider AM, Argenta LC, Morykwas MJ. Loxoscelism and negative pressure wound therapy (vacuum-assisted closure): an experimental study. Int Wound J. 2010;7(6):488-492.

DeFranzo AJ, Argenta LC. Vacuum-assisted closure in extremity trauma In: Moran SL, Cooney WP, eds. Soft tissue surgery. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2009: 49-60.

David LR, Fisher D, Argenta L. New technique for reconstructing the affected cranium and orbital rim in unicoronal craniosynostosis. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20(1):194-197.

Thompson JT, David LR, Wood B, Argenta A, Simpson J, Argenta LC. Outcome analysis of helmet therapy for positional plagiocephaly using a three-dimensional surface scanning laser. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20(2):362-365.

David L, Glazier S, Pyle J, Thompson J, Argenta L. Classification system for sagittal craniosynostosis. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20(2):279-282.

Zannis J, Angobaldo J, Marks M, DeFranzo A, David L, Molnar J, Argenta L. Comparison of fasciotomy wound closures using traditional dressing changes and the vacuum-assisted closure device. Ann Plast Surg. 2009;62(4):407-409.

McGee MP, Morykwas M, Argenta L. Fluid transport in the extracellular matrix: kinetic changes induced by metabolic inhibitors [abstract]. Biophys J. 2009;96(3 Suppl 1):626a.

McGee MP, Morykwas M, Levi-Polyachenko N, Argenta L. Swelling and pressure-volume relationships in the dermis measured by osmotic-stress technique. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2009;296(6):R1907-1913.

Wagner WD, Liu J, Morykwas M, Argenta L. Biodegradable polymers useful in wound repair requiring negative pressure wound therapy [abstract]. FASEB J. 2009;23(Meeting Abstracts):469.7.

Liu J, Argenta L, Morykwas M, Carroll D, Wagner W. Production of a nanocomposite for tissue repair application requiring viscoelasticity [abstract]. FASEB J. 2009;23(Meeting Abstracts):468.2.

Jordan JE, Morykwas MJ, Mays JJ, Thompson EA, Argenta LC. Mechanical tissue resuscitation (MTR) reduces myocardial reperfusion injury [abstract]. FASEB J. 2009;23(Meeting Abstracts):793.1.

Argenta LC, DeFranzo AJ, Molnar JA, Stoeckel WT. Vacuum assisted devices for difficult wounds of the face and neck In: Horn DB, Hebda PA, Gosain AK, Friedman CD, eds. Essential tissue healing of the face and neck. Shelton (CT): People's Medical Publishing House;2009: 399-408.

Purzycki A, Thompson E, Argenta L, David L. Incidence of otitis media in children with deformational plagiocephaly. J Craniofac Surg. 2009;20(5):1407-1411.

Wong SL, Defranzo AJ, Morykwas MJ, Argenta LC. Loxoscelism and negative pressure wound therapy (vacuum-assisted closure): a clinical case series. Am Surg. 2009;75(11):1128-1131.

DeFranzo AJ, Pitzer K, Molnar JA, Marks MW, Chang MC, Miller PR, Letton RW, Argenta LC. Vacuum-assisted closure for defects of the abdominal wall. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008;121(3):832-839.

Argenta L, Morykwas M, Zheng Z-l, Wagner W, Tatter S. Controlled negative pressure reduces brain edema and modulates brain metabolites in a brain injury model [abstract]. J Neurotrauma. 2008;25(7):930.

David LR, Sanger C, Fisher D, Argenta LC. Proboscis lateralis: a rare craniofacial anomaly, reconstruction, and long-term evaluation. J Craniofac Surg. 2008;19(4):1107-1113.

Plikaitis C, Sanger C, Glazier S, Argenta L, David LR. Outcome analysis of our first 75 spring assisted surgeries (SAS) for scaphocephaly [abstract]. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008;122(4 Suppl):33.

McGee MP, Morykwas M, Argenta L. Coagulation responses during tissue injury and repair: water potential as an independent variable across biological scales [abstract]. In: Abstract Booklet of the 18th Annual Growth Factor and Signal Transduction Symposium: Systems Biology: Integrative, Comparative, and Multi-Scale Modeling; 2008 Sept 18-21; Ames (IA). 2008;():27.

Sanger C, Argenta A, Morykwas M, Glazier SS, Argenta LC, David LR. Dynamic spring mediated cranioplasty in an experimental model with resorbable foot plates. J Craniofac Surg. 2007;18(1):54-59.

Powers AD, David LR, DeFranzo AJ, Argenta LC, Tatter SB. Vacuum assisted closure for open brain wounds [abstract]. In: American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting Abstracts; 2007 Apr 14-19; Washington (DC). 2007;():41982.

Argenta L, Morykwas M, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee. Wound treatment employing reduced pressure. United States patent US 7,198,046. 2007 Apr 3. 2007;():.

Argenta L, Morykwas M, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee. Wound treatment employing reduced pressure. United States patent US 7,216,651. 2007 May 15. 2007;():.



Argenta LC, David LR, Sanger C, Park C. Advances in hemangioma evaluation and treatment. J Craniofac Surg. 2006;17(4):748-755.

Park CA, David LR, Argenta LC. Breast asymmetry: presentation of a giant fibroadenoma. Breast J. 2006;12(5):451-461.

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Professor, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Clinical Specialties

Cleft Lip and Palate, Pediatric Surgery, Vascular Malformations, Cosmetic Surgery, Wound Healing Problems, Craniofacial Surgery

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