A recently published book cites one of Dr Ross Zbar's manuscripts as a major landmark study...

Here's what the publisher stated:

"50 Studies Every Plastic Surgeon Should Know identifies those influential contributors who have shaped the practice of modern plastic surgery."

Dr Zbar's landmark 1999 paper is referenced as a major milestone in reconstructive surgery.

Rohrich RJ and Zbar RI. A Simplified Algorithm for the Use of Z-plasty. Plast Reconstr Surg 103: 1513-1517, 1999.

Chapter Cited: Theory and Practical Use of the Z incision for the Relief of Scar Contractures