Latest Breast reconstruction Stories

2012-07-31 23:00:25

Seventy percent of women facing mastectomy for breast cancer are not informed of their breast reconstruction options. The "Breast Cancer Patient Education Act” aims to change that. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 PRMA Plastic Surgery, today joins The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) in supporting H.R. 5937, the "Breast Cancer Patient Education Act” —— a bipartisan bill that would require that breast cancer patients be informed of the availability and...

2012-07-16 23:00:58

New Orleans Breast Center sponsors Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day USA to raise awareness about reconstruction options post mastectomy. Arlington Heights, IL (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 Research shows that 7 of 10 women diagnosed with breast cancer remain in the dark about their reconstruction options following a mastectomy . . . options that provide the opportunity for a more fulfilling life after cancer. Today, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and The Plastic Surgery...

2012-06-07 23:00:22

PRMA Plastic Surgery of San Antonio, TX continues to lead the way for advanced breast reconstruction, welcoming Breast Cancer patients from across the World. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 PRMA Plastic Surgery is gaining national media attention for a little known breast reconstruction procedure, the DIEP flap. San Antonio´s KENS5 reports that the DIEP flap, which stands for Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator, is performed by fewer than 50 U.S. doctors routinely. The procedure...

2012-06-04 23:00:03

Dr. Deutsch at Perimeter Plastic Surgery announces effective and economical plastic surgery solution for his female patients who have had children. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 Board certified Atlanta plastic surgeon, Dr. Mark Deutsch, has an overwhelming number of patients who have had children that wish to alter various areas of their bodies, the stomachs and breasts being the most common. According to Dr. Deutsch, one of the most effective ways for new mothers to remake their...

2012-04-14 23:01:55

A team of researchers has discovered a way to boost the survival time of fat grafts in breast reconstruction, overcoming a major problem in a minimally invasive procedure that in many ways seems an ideal alternative to painful reconstructive surgery. “Consequently, this will lead to improved long-term cosmetic results for these patients,” said Dr. Pietro Gentile, a reconstructive surgeon at the University of Tor Vergata in Rome and lead author of the study, which is published in...

2012-03-24 04:48:29

Researchers at Brown University have created an implant that appears to deter breast cancer cell regrowth. Made from a common federally approved polymer, the implant is the first to be modified at the nanoscale in a way that causes a reduction in the blood-vessel architecture that breast cancer tumors depend upon, while also attracting healthy breast cells. Results are published in Nanotechnology. One in eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer. Of those, many will...

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...

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