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Latest Breast reconstruction Stories

2013-07-03 23:22:16

Local San Antonio breast cancer survivors come together this month to help patients traveling for reconstructive surgery, dedicating to helping others in the future. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 The decision to have breast reconstruction after mastectomy is not always an easy one especially for women who do not have access to an experienced breast reconstruction surgeon or surgical team. Traveling is not always easy either. Local San Antonio women are trying to change that by...

2013-07-02 08:27:04

Anatomically shaped "gummy bear" implants provide benefits for both younger and older women seeking more natural-looking results HAGERSTOWN, Md., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent introduction of three shaped silicone gel implants into the U.S. market offers women new and different choices for breast augmentation. These newer implants are particularly well suited for older patients and women undergoing breast reconstruction, yet can also offer advantages for younger women....

2013-07-01 16:26:39

Bougainvillea Clinique director educates women on breast reconstruction options WINTER PARK, Fla., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Jeffrey Hartog is dedicated to assisting and informing women about the breast reconstruction options available to them after undergoing mastectomies. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130701/CG41052) According to a University of Michigan Medical Center study, seven out of 10 women are unaware of their breast reconstruction options...

2013-06-19 23:16:46

With the FDA´s recent approval of the third ultra cohesive gel breast implant, Mentor Worldwide´s MemoryShape, Dr. Joseph Bauer of the Swan Center for Plastic Surgery announces this too will be offered to patients. (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced last week the approval of a third ultra cohesive gel breast implant, Mentor Worldwide´s MemoryShape. The FDA approved Sientra/Silimed in March 2012 and Allergan 410 in February 2013. The FDA...

2013-06-14 12:26:51

Newly Available Teardrop-Shaped Breast Implants Provide Natural Silhouette and Youthful Feel SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentor Worldwide LLC, the U.S. market leader in breast aesthetics, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved MENTOR® MemoryShape(TM) Breast Implants, providing new options for women looking for a more natural shape and youthful feel from breast enhancement or reconstruction surgery. "We understand each...

2013-06-12 04:22:05

BRUSSELS, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shape an ideal path to reconstruction Following FDA approval for the US market in April, Mentor, leading global manufacturer of the highest quality breast implants is proud to announce the availability of the CPX(TM)4 Tissue Expander in the EMEA markets from June 12th 2013. With three contoured shapes designed to accommodate patient needs, the CPX(TM)4 Expander continues the heritage of the CPX(TM) Family of Tissue Expanders...

2013-06-11 23:02:53

With breast cancer currently being the leading threat to women all over the world, Dr. Sam Speron talks about options and what steps to take to be able to identify whether someone or their family are at risk. Park Ridge, IL (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Dr Sam Speron reveals thoughts on Breast cancer & Angelina Jolie. Breast cancer is the most frequently occurring cancer and is the second most prominent cause of death for women all over the world. Breast cancer has been a major health concern...

2013-06-10 08:24:30

Dr. Jennifer Hein of Women's Institute of Cosmetic & Laser Surgery asserts that Angelina Jolie employed the best decision making process possible when deciding to undergo major surgery. CHICAGO, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Jennifer Hein, founder of Women's Institute of Cosmetic & Laser Surgery, is constantly encouraging her patients to make certain that they are opting to undergo cosmetic procedures for the right reasons. Instead of having surgeries performed to...

2013-06-04 23:30:00

In light of Angelina Jolie's recent mastectomy, Kwiksure examines the relationship between health insurance coverage and preventative cancer surgery. Hong Kong (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Angelina Jolie made headline news recently as she publicly shared her elective preventative double mastectomy in the New York Times on the 14th of May, after testing positive for the BRCA mutation. A week later, a British businessman followed suit with the removal of his healthy prostate as tests showed he also...

2013-05-31 16:23:34

The silicone used in breast reconstructions is associated with a little known but devastating skin condition, says noted medical doctor. LOS ANGELES, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The public and the press were electrified in early May when superstar actress and filmmaker Angelina Jolie announced in a New York Times opinion piece that she had received a double mastectomy and follow-up breast reconstruction. Renowned pathologist Rahim Karjoo M.D., F.C.A.P., F.A.S.C.P., is an expert in...