Avoiding Denervation of Abdominal Muscles during DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction PRMA Plastic Surgery
Avoiding Denervation of Abdominal Muscles during DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction

Share on   Facebook Twitter Linkedin Author: Dr. Minas Chrysopoulo How can surgeons reduce the risk of abdominal complications following DIEP flap breast reconstruction? The following interesting article was published in the “Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery” journal. Avoiding Denervation of Rectus Abdominis in DIEP Flap Harvest II: An Intraoperative Assessment of the Nerves to Rectus […]

Comparison of Abdominal Recovery After SIEA, DIEP, TRAM Flap Breast Reconstruction prma plastic surgery
Comparison of Abdominal Recovery After SIEA, DIEP, TRAM Flap Breast Reconstruction

Share on Facebook Twitter Linkedin Author: Dr. Minas Chrysopoulo Is there a difference in recovery between the different abdominal flap breast reconstruction options? A study published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery examined the abdominal recovery rates and patient satisfaction after breast reconstruction with different abdominal flaps: the DIEP, SIEA  and muscle-sparing free TRAM. The SIEA (superficial inferior epigastric […]

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Christina Applegate Mastectomy Calls Attention To Need For Team Approach To Breast Cancer Reconstruction

Share on Facebook Twitter Linkedin Did Christina Applegate have breast reconstruction?  Actress Christina Applegate’s public disclosure of her breast cancer, her decision to have a double mastectomy, and plans to go forth with breast reconstruction surgery, calls attention to the need for a medical team approach in the treatment and recovery from breast cancer. “A […]

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98% Of Mastectomy Patients Would Have Reconstruction Again, Study Says

Share on Facebook Twitter Linkedin Author Dr. Minas Chrysopoulo  Are patients satisfied with their decision to have breast reconstruction?  Women who have breast reconstruction after an mastectomy are satisfied with their decision, have low complication rates and 98% would do it again, reports a study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of […]