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2011-03-17 09:28:00

NEW ORLEANS, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading breast reconstruction surgeons Frank J. DellaCroce, M.D., FACS, Scott K. Sullivan, M.D., FACS, and Chris Trahan, M.D., have recently published their groundbreaking work and pioneering description of a new technique that allows for women historically considered too thin for breast reconstruction with their own tissue to undergo their procedure with high success rates. The manuscript, "Stacked Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap...

2010-10-04 13:12:00

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Two recent studies prove women are not getting the information they need to make informed decisions regarding their post mastectomy reconstruction options. A staggering 7 out of 10 women facing breast cancer are never told of their options, according to a recent report published by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. An additional study released at the 2010 American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBS) Annual Meeting reported that 4 of 5 women do...

2009-03-24 08:50:00

The only hospital in the world dedicated to breast reconstruction for women facing breast cancer NEW ORLEANS, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Cancer Society estimated 182,460 new cases of breast cancer would be diagnosed in 2008, equaling one diagnosis every 3 minutes. Today there are nearly 2.5 million breast cancer survivors in the United States. After 18 months of keen anticipation, Frank J. DellaCroce, MD, FACS and Scott K. Sullivan, MD, FACS, founders and principal surgeons of...


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