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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