PRMA In The News

In the News

by: Courtney Floyd
PR Web
Specializing and performing over 6,000 advanced breast reconstructive surgeries, expanding to two locations, and increasing the team to seven surgeons, co-founders Dr....
by: Courtney Floyd
PR Web

One of the most renowned breast reconstruction centers in the world, PRMA, successfully performed 60 DIEP flap reconstructions in Apri

San Antonio Business Journal

Dr. Pisano has been named a San Antonio Healthcare Hero for 2014 by the San Antonio Better Business Journal!  Out of many nominations, Dr. Pisano is honored...

by: Brandy Haslam
PR Web

Surgeons hope new location will provide more patients with improved access to state-of-the-art breast reconstruction and cosmetic surgery excellence.

by: Brandy Haslam
PR Web

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.

by: Brandy Haslam
PR Web

PRMA Plastic Surgery announced today the completion of its 5,000th perforator flap breast reconstruction.

by: Brandy Haslam
PR Web

Nebraska breast cancer survivor with severe burn scars gets life back after traveling to PRMA for DIEP flap procedure. 

 

by: Leslie Mouton
KSAT News

PRMA surgeons publish research that revolutionizes DIEP flap breast reconstruction.

by: Joni Simon
SA Express News

New hope for lymphedema sufferers through an innovative lymph node transfer procedure available at PRMA. 

by: Michael Ferguson
MD News

Dr. Pisano comments on his experience with Methodist Healthcare and touches on lymph node transfers for breast cancer patients. 

by: Helen Pow
Daily Mail

Mother, 39, with same cancer gene as Angelina Jolie allows her prophylactic mastectomy surgery to be tweeted live.

KSAT News

BRCA patient Melissa Ray shares her story with KSAT News. 

by: Ursula Pari
KSAT News

Dr. Pisano discussed vascularized lymph node transfer with KSAT 12's Ursula Pari. 

by: Jessica Belasco
SA Express News

Dr. Nastala discusses Angelina's decision to have a prophylactic mastectomy and reconstruction.

Five to Thrive Radio

Dr. Chrysopoulo discusses breast cancer reconstruction on Five to Thrive with Lise Alschuler. 

San Antonio Business Journal

PRMA wins Healthcare Heroes Award for providing state-of-the-art breast reconstruction procedures to breast cancer patients from across the World.

San Antonio Business Journal

PRMA wins Healthcare Innovator Award for innovative technology, procedures,...

MD News

Groundbreaking new research shows breast reconstruction surgery after mastectomy is an option for some obese women.

by: Brandy Haslam
NSIDE MD

As breast cancer cases continue to rise, more women can make informed decisions and feel empowered by learning about their breast reconstruction options.

by: Minas Chrysopoulo, MD
MD News

Breast reconstruction not only allows patients to feel whole and restored, but also provides a renewed sense of hope after battling breast cancer.

KSAT 12
PRMA Plastic Surgery is supporting a bill in Congress that will require doctors to inform breast cancer patients of their breast reconstruction options.

 

Women have many breast reconstruction options after mastectomy or lumpectomy. These range from breast implants to techniques that use teh patient's own tissue to recreate a...
by: Wendy Rigby
KENS5
PRMA Plastic Surgery in San Antonio, TX has been recognized as a national hub for innovative breast reconstruction surgery.
 

 

 

by: Wendy Rigby
KENS5
PRMA Plastic Surgeon Dr. Peter Ledoux discusses breast reconstruction options after mastectomy.
by: Jim Forsyth
WOAI/1200 News
Voluntary mastectomy as undergone by Sharon Osbourne, becoming more common.

 

by: Jim Forsyth
WOAI/1200 News
Reconstruction relieves women of fear of mutilation due to breast cancer. 

 

DeLeon Dialogue
Interview with award winning Dr. Minas Chrysopoulo
KSAT 12 News San Antonio
by: Leslie Mouton
KSAT 12
KSAT Anchor Leslie Mouton reflects on breast cancer diagnosis and reconstruction.

 

News 4 WOAI San Antonio
News 4 WOAI
New breast cancer surgery helps restore women's bodies and confidence.
by: Marie Grimaldi
American Society of Plastic Surgery Journal
Bipartisan legislation could significantly and positively impact breast cancer patients.
by: Brandy Haslam
PR Web

Local San Antonio breast cancer survivors come together this month to help patients traveling for reconstructive surgery, dedicated to helping others in the...

PR Web
Only 30 percent of American women are aware of their breast reconstruction options. "BRA Day" aims to change that.
 
 
 

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PR Web
Research says DIEP flap surgery is one of the safer breast reconstructive options in patients with a BMI up to 40.

 

 

Life is a Carnival - FORCE
PR Web
PRMA is sponsoring effort to inform and educate breast cancer patients about their options after mastectomy.

Scientific Articles

Breast Reconstruction in Private Practice

Pisano SM, Ledoux PR, Nastala CL. Seminars in Plastic Surgery, A New Decade in Breast Reconstruction. 18(2), 2004 May.

Improving the Efficiency of Free TRAM Flap Breast Reconstruction
Improving the efficiency of the free TRAM

Chrysopoulo MT, Pisano S, Ledoux PR, Nastala CL. Improving the efficiency of the free TRAM. Plastic Surgical Forum. XXIII:423-424;2000 Oct.

Szymula von Richter TP, Chrysopoulo MT, Eaves FF, Nahai F, Bostwick J III.

Book Chapters

Free TRAM Breast Reconstruction

Nastala CL, Chrysopoulo MT, Pisano SP, Ledoux P. Free TRAM Breast Reconstruction.
In: Scott Spear (ed): Surgery of the Breast, Third Edition. 2010.

Breast Sarcoma

Miller AR, Chew HK, Zellers R, Nastala CL, Sharkey F. Breast Sarcoma. In Cancer Therapy 2002

Chrysopoulo MT, Desvigne L. The classification of flaps. eMedicine.com: Plastic Surgery [serial online]. 2001.

Experimental Basis for Endoscopic Tissue Harvest

Szymula von Richter TP, Eaves FF, Nahai F, Bostwick J III, Chrysopoulo MT, Staffenberg D, Williams KJ, Baumeister RGH, von Gregory HC, Porrozzi L. Experimental Basis for...

In Plastic Surgical Secrets

Nastala CL, Shestak KC. Breast Reconstruction. In Plastic Surgical Secrets, Weinzweig, J. ed., Hanley and Belfus, Philadelphia, 254-258, 1999

Patient Information Articles

by: Courtney Floyd
PRMA Plastic Surgery

PRMA's September Newsletter is out!  

by: Anne Connor
ANEW Magazine