The Center for Restorative Breast Surgery was established to serve as a dedicated center of excellence for women seeking the most advanced methods of breast reconstruction
However, after the CBC transition, patients were more likely to be referred to a plastic surgeon for breast reconstruction
I decided that DIEP flap breast reconstruction
was the only right option for me as I wanted to continue with my dynamic lifestyle and have a natural look and feel to my breasts.
Even with the best plastic surgeon, breast reconstruction
carries the risks of infection, bleeding, scarring and persistent pain in the back and shoulder.
Data on patient-reported outcomes was collected one to four years after breast reconstruction
There are many factors that can affect the outcome and appropriate timing of a breast reconstruction
After the breast reconstruction
I started to be able to put my experiences with cancer behind me.
With one in eight American women diagnosed with breast cancer each year, 70,000 of whom undergo mastectomies followed by breast reconstruction
, Puskas said she felt driven and obligated to use her expertise as a polymer scientist to develop a superior prosthetic breast, one that would not force women back to the operating room for repeat surgeries in years following their initial breast reconstructions
Psychological Preparation of the Patient for Breast Reconstruction
Health-related quality of life assessment after breast reconstruction
The reader should be able to discuss the current concepts of breast reconstruction
with their patients, including the most common techniques and explain the difference between implant and autologous reconstruction.
Figures show that 1,561 women (out of 13,500) had a mastectomy with immediate breast reconstruction
in 2005/06 - 11% of the total needing their breast or breasts removed.
To allow women the opportunity to make an informed decision on breast reconstruction
Since her mastectomy, Brenda has had a successful breast reconstruction
and has returned to work.
Total mastectomy with or without sentinel node biopsy, and with or without breast reconstruction