partial breast reconstruction PRMA Plastic Surgery
​Partial Breast Reconstruction Following Breast Conservation Therapy

Share on Facebook Twitter Linkedin What is partial breast reconstruction? A study published in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery concluded patients undergoing breast conservation therapy have an unmet demand for partial breast reconstruction knowledge. The study showed only 22.7% of patients undergoing a lumpectomy were aware partial reconstruction was an option. If offered, 33.1% of patients said they […]

Common DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction Misconceptions PRMA Plastic Surgery
Common DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction Misconceptions

Share on Facebook Twitter Linkedin What are common DIEP flap breast reconstruction misconceptions? Author: Courtney Floyd I cannot tell you how many times I have heard the words, “I wish I had gone with DIEP flap breast reconstruction the first time.” There are many misconceptions that lead patients to believe the DIEP flap is too risky […]

Regaining Breast Sensation PRMA Plastic Surgery
Regaining Breast Sensation After Mastectomy: Your Questions Answered

July 16, 2020 Share on Facebook Twitter Linkedin Losing sensation after mastectomy can be frustrating, but there are ways to regain it. Discover the possibilities for restoring sensation. Recently, Dr. Pisano answered your questions on regaining sensation after mastectomy via Facebook LIVE. Check out the replay below! Short on time? No worries! You can find quick answers […]

7,000 Microsurgical Free Flap Breast Reconstructions PRMA Plastic Surgery
PRMA Reaches New Milestone Completing 7,000 Microsurgical Free Flap Breast Reconstruction Procedures

Share on Facebook Twitter Linkedin We are proud to announce we have successfully completed our 7,000th microsurgical free flap breast reconstruction surgery. This makes PRMA is one of very few centers worldwide performing such a high volume of complex breast reconstruction procedures. Microsurgical breast reconstruction using tissue flaps represents the state of the art in reconstruction […]

Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy Does Not Raise Risk of Breast Cancer Returning PRMA Plastic Surgery
​Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy Does Not Raise Risk of Breast Cancer Returning

Share on Facebook Twitter Linkedin Is nipple-sparing mastectomy safe for breast cancer patients? At PRMA, we routinely offer nipple-sparing mastectomy to appropriate candidates. Preserving the nipple-areola along with the entire skin envelope of the breast is the latest evolution in mastectomy technique. Only the underlying breast tissue is removed. The procedure is ideally performed in conjunction with […]