Latest Tissue expansion Stories

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...

2014-03-07 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...

2014-01-17 23:04:57

Dr. Bryan McIntosh, respected plastic surgeon, recently released an informative article detailing breast reconstruction options for women who have had single or double mastectomies. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Mastectomies can often feel devastating to a woman and her family. Breast reconstruction options are a viable way for these breast cancer survivors to regain confidence and wholeness following the ravages of surgery, radiation and chemo. In response to this, Dr. Bryan...

2010-08-10 17:07:00

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Plastic surgery goes beyond achieving perfection. Surgeons can repair physical defects and injuries due to accidents, genetics and disease and restore patients with physical and emotional satisfaction. "New advancements in reconstructive plastic surgery have given plastic surgeons a chance for greater results," said R. Michael Koch, M.D., of New York Group for Plastic Surgery (NYGPS). Reconstructive surgery can greatly improve, if not completely fix,...

2010-07-13 16:49:00

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Group for Plastic Surgery (NYGPS), a New York plastic surgery practice, announces the first major advance in breast reconstruction surgery in over 10 years, and introduces its Direct-To-Implant Breast Reconstruction procedure utilizing AlloDerm®, an acellular dermal matrix. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100713/NY34590 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100713/NY34590 ) The...

2008-10-16 15:10:00

Choosing to have reconstruction after breast removal may help patients take positive control of their breast cancer diagnosis and begin the emotional healing process, say plastic surgeons at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. "Our research has shown there is a significant implication that the life of the breast cancer patient improves after breast reconstruction," said Dr. Lior Heller, associate professor in the Center for Aesthetic Surgery at BCM. "Breast cancer patients come to us very...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.