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2012-03-19 23:02:23

Groundbreaking breast reconstruction procedure developed by New Orleans surgeons at The Center for Restorative Breast Surgery New Orleans, Louisiana (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 Doctors Frank DellaCroce, Scott Sullivan and Christopher Trahan of the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery (CRBS) are the pioneers of a groundbreaking new breast reconstruction option. The BODY LIFT Flap (SM) Breast Reconstruction Procedure is one of the most significant technical steps forward in the history of breast...

2012-03-19 19:16:39

Cytori Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CYTX) announced today the publication of RESTORE-2 trial results in the peer-reviewed European Journal of Surgical Oncology. RESTORE-2 is a 71 patient multi-center, prospective clinical trial using autologous adipose-derived regenerative cell (ADRC)-enriched fat grafting for reconstruction of the breast after cancer surgery. The majority of patients underwent radiation prior to the procedure, creating an unfavorable ischemic environment for which breast...

2012-03-15 17:30:00

NEW ORLEANS, March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors Frank DellaCroce, Scott Sullivan and Christopher Trahan of the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery (CRBS) are the pioneers of a groundbreaking new breast reconstruction option. The BODY LIFT Flap(SM) Breast Reconstruction Procedure is one of the most significant technical steps forward in the history of breast reconstruction. The BODY LIFT Flap(SM) procedure allows for an unprecedented power to recreate a new breast for...

2012-03-13 11:45:00

VANCOUVER, Wash., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A gap in women's healthcare has gone silent for far too long. Although it is required by law that insurance carriers cover breast reconstruction following breast cancer surgery, a majority of woman are never informed of their breast reconstruction options. In fact, only about 30 percent of patients who undergo a mastectomy receive breast reconstruction. As a result, an alarming number of women are being left to suffer from the...

2012-03-06 08:32:00

NEW YORK, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM) awarded Dr. Maria M. LoTempio for her outstanding paper on the profunda artery perforator flap (PAP) for breast reconstruction. Dr. LoTempio was the only female surgeon to receive this honor in the January 2012 annual meeting. Dr. LoTempio is a double board-certified plastic surgeon who specializes in microsurgical breast reconstruction. She is highly regarded for her innovative...

2012-02-01 10:00:00

STUART, Fla., Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Aesthetic Surgery Journal published an article by Emory University researchers on an FDA Class 1 device used in the delivery of silicone gel implants. Researchers found the Keller Funnel(TM) developed by Stuart, Florida based Keller Medical Inc., www.kellerfunnel.com, helped reduce breast skin flora contamination by more than fifty-percent over the standard technique. According to lead researcher and plastic...

2012-02-01 09:19:54

Findings could affect both cancer recurrence and overall survival rates A new study reveals substantial differences — by both surgeon and institution — in the rates of follow-up surgeries for women who underwent a partial mastectomy for treatment of breast cancer. Those differences, which cannot be explained by a patient´s medical or treatment history, could affect both cancer recurrence and overall survival rates, according to the study led by Laurence McCahill, M.D....

2012-01-31 15:00:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study reveals substantial differences - by both surgeon and institution - in the rates of follow-up surgeries for women who underwent a partial mastectomy for treatment of breast cancer. Those differences, which cannot be explained by a patient's medical or treatment history, could affect both cancer recurrence and overall survival rates, according to the study led by Laurence McCahill, M.D. of Van Andel...

2012-01-31 09:02:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LoTempio Plastic Surgery for Women, owned and operated by Board Certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Maria M. LoTempio, opened its office at 630 Third Avenue in Manhattan, New York. The practice specializes in reconstructive and cosmetic surgery exclusively for female patients, performing a full range of procedures for the body and face. Dr. LoTempio is also a highly recognized specialist in microsurgical breast reconstruction - one of the...

2012-01-10 09:00:00

VIENNA, Austria, January 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Stem cell-enriched autologous fat enables sustainable breast augmentation with autologous tissue It was in all the media: For years a French company has been selling defective silicone implants that often rupture and may cause cancer. More than 100,000 women worldwide must now choose between having their implants removed as a precaution or carrying a "time bomb" in their bodies. Stem cell breast augmentation offers an...