Category Archives: Tissue reconstruction

Here’s SADIE, the Latest in Tissue-based Breast Reconstruction

SADIE, named for the abdominal blood vessels it uses, is a new type of breast reconstruction with a woman’s own tissue. Tissue-based reconstruction is evolving quickly. But many cancer centers still do not have microsurgeons experienced in these more complicated surgeries. For a closer look at these procedures, medical writer Patricia Anstett traveled to some of the top centers in the world and watched these surgeries now essential to a cancer program’s complete menu of options. The trips and insights are reported in “Breast Cancer Surgery and Reconstruction: What’s Right for You,”  by Rowman & Littlefield.

UT Southwestern Medical Center plastic surgeons have developed a new breast reconstruction…
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The Realities of One-and-Done Breast Reconstruction

As desireable as it may sound, most women who have breast reconstruction will have two or more procedures, a top plastic surgeon says. Here’s a look at the realities from Dr. Minas Chyropoulo of San Antonio, for the web site of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

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Breast Reconstruction Rates Continue to Rise, Plastic Surgery Group Says

Breast reconstruction has risen 35% since 2000, according to the latest statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Implant-based reconstruction still far outnumbers autologous tissue breast reconstruction. http://www.plasticsurgery.org/news/2016/new-statistics-reflect-the-changing-face-of-plastic-surgery.html