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2013-08-12 23:20:32

New procedure transplants lymph nodes from groin to underarm, improving and even eliminating lymphedema symptoms. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 A ground-breaking new procedure being offered at San Antonio’s PRMA may be the answer for breast cancer patients suffering painful swelling of the arm known as lymphedema. Many breast cancer patients have lymph nodes removed from the underarm (axilla) at the same time as mastectomy as part of their breast cancer treatment. Removal of...

2013-08-07 23:22:45

San Antonio's PRMA welcomes Dr. Jessica Belz to its microsurgical team, expanding outreach and continuing to lead the way in advanced breast reconstruction. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 What started as a two surgeon breast reconstruction practice in 1994, is now a team of seven. PRMA, one of the leading breast reconstruction practices in the World, is proud to welcome its 7th reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Jessica Belz. PRMA has performed over 5,500 state-of-the-art breast...

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...

2013-06-19 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...


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