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2014-05-15 23:11:41

One of the most renowned breast reconstruction centers in the world, PRMA, successfully performed 60 DIEP flap reconstructions in April. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 PRMA Plastic Surgery announced today that in the month of April the surgeons performed a record breaking 60 DIEP flap breast reconstructions. This makes PRMA one of very few breast reconstruction centers in the world to achieve such a high number of successful DIEP flaps in one month. The DIEP flap is the most...

2014-04-15 08:28:33

Highly statistically significant improvement in expansion and total implant times compared to saline PALO ALTO, Calif., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AirXpanders Inc., a company developing novel technology for women who require tissue expansion for breast reconstruction following a mastectomy, today reported that interim data from its XPAND study show that the AeroForm(TM) device led to highly statistically significant reduction in the time it takes to expand a woman's breast...

2014-04-02 23:02:51

Doctors at Christ Hospital use advanced microsurgical techniques. Surgery greatly advances opportunities for patients in Hudson County. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 A pioneering breast surgery was performed for the first time in Hudson County by Dr. Robbi Kempner, Director of Breast Surgery and Medical Director of the Breast Center at CarePoint Health, with reconstructive surgeons Dr. Cyrus Loghmanee, Dr. Dean Cerio and Dr. Charbel Chalfoun at Christ Hospital. The surgery - a...

2014-03-31 23:32:59

Dr. Jeffrey Hartog improves appearances by using unwanted tissue. Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Fat, a natural, yet often disliked, part of the body, continues to be a prominent asset in making improvements to the body, especially for women who are seeking ways to regain their physique after a mastectomy. According to a study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, http://jco.ascopubs.org/content/early/2014/02/18/JCO.2013.52.2284.abstract, more and more women are having their...

Are Breast Implant Surgeries Taking A Back Seat To Lifts?
2014-03-31 12:55:25

[ Watch the Video: Breast Lifts Outpace Implants 2 To 1 ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While breast implants are still the most popular plastic surgery among women, breast lifts have been growing in popularity in recent years, according to new statistics released on Monday by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). "Many women are looking for a youthful breast by using the tissue they already have," said Dr. Robert X. Murphy, president of the ASPS, in...

2014-03-26 23:27:15

Surgeons hope new location will provide more patients with improved access to state-of-the-art breast reconstruction and cosmetic surgery excellence. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 PRMA Plastic Surgery, one of the world’s largest breast reconstruction centers, announced today the practice will expand into Stone Oak, opening its doors on April 1st. After adding a 7th surgeon late last year and continuing to increase its patient base not only across Texas, but around the country,...

2014-03-20 23:28:25

New study great news, but PRMA surgeon says more women need to know about breast reconstruction using the patients own skin and fat as opposed to implants. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 New research shows the rate of breast reconstruction after mastectomy has increased over the years, up more than 20 percent since 1998. This is good news as many more women are becoming aware they have the option of breast reconstruction. But some surgeons say it might not all be good news. “It...

2014-03-10 08:30:29

Las Vegas cosmetic surgeon Dr. Samir Pancholi utilizes surgical techniques to help women achieve better breast symmetry LAS VEGAS, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A desire for larger breasts is not always the primary reason why a woman chooses to have breast augmentation, says Las Vegas cosmetic surgeon Dr. Samir Pancholi. For many patients, cosmetic breast surgery is an excellent solution to help improve breast symmetry. "Perfect breast symmetry is the rare exception, not the rule,"...

2014-03-07 20:22:23

Breast reconstruction specialist Peter Ashjian, MD brings expertise, experience, and compassion to the Beverly Hills Physicians medical network LOS ANGELES, March, 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Not every woman will choose or be a good candidate for breast cancer reconstruction following treatment; however, for many, it can be a welcome return to normalcy and preserve femininity. In these cases, Peter Ashjian, MD of Beverly Hills Physicians believes that breast cancer patients should meet...

2014-03-06 23:26:00

PRMA Plastic Surgery announced today the completion of its 5,000th perforator flap breast reconstruction. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 One of the world’s largest and most renowned breast reconstruction centers hit a milestone this week, performing its 5,000th microsurgical breast reconstruction. San Antonio’s PRMA Plastic Surgery announced its achievement today. “This is a huge accomplishment for our team,” says PRMA co-founder Dr. Peter Ledoux. “We started out as a...


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