Navigation Links
Round or 'shaped,' implants yield good results in breast reconstruction
Date:2/28/2013

Philadelphia, Pa. (February 28, 2013) For women undergoing breast reconstruction using implants, most patient-reported outcomes are similar with two different shapes of silicone gel-filled implants, reports a study in the March issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Assessment of key areas of quality of life after breast reconstruction shows few significant differences with conventional round implants versus newer "shaped" implants, according to the new research, led by Dr. Sheina A. Macadam of University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Does Implant Shape Affect Breast Reconstruction Outcomes? The researchers evaluated patient-reported outcomes in women who underwent breast reconstruction with implants after mastectomy for breast cancer. Reconstructions were done using two different types of silicone gel-filled implants: conventional round implants and anatomical "shaped" implants. The study included 65 women receiving round implants and 63 receiving shaped implants; the round implants all had a smooth surface, while the shaped implants had a textured surface

The patients completed the BREAST-Q questionnaire, which evaluated changes in several areas of health-related quality of life, including satisfaction with breasts and with overall outcome, psychosocial, sexual, and physical well-being, and satisfaction with care. Quality of life is increasingly regarded as an important factor in evaluating the benefits of various types of medical or surgical treatments.

Data on patient-reported outcomes was collected o
'/>"/>

Contact: Connie Hughes
connie.hughes@wolterskluwer.com
646-674-6348
Wolters Kluwer Health
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. U.S. Children Exposed to Hours of Background TV Daily
2. Groundbreaking Nigeria summit results in major commitment to reduce child deaths
3. Thin red line around breast cancer
4. Simple assault and ground level fall do not require cervical spine CT
5. Blond Genes May Vary Around the World
6. Urban Hospitals May Act as Breeding Ground for MRSA
7. Viewers family background affects how they react to MTV shows 16 and Pregnant, Teen Mom
8. A study shows that mosaicism is gaining ground in cancer research
9. Play & Park Structures Included in New Play for All Abilities Playground
10. Patient Experience Regional Roundtables Announced by The Beryl Institute
11. SingleSource Background Screening Company Calls On Adults To Take Proactive Approach To Stop Child Sexual Abuse
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 31, 2015 , ... ... new industry players to know in predictive health analytics , Jvion continues ... technologies. The firm creates predictive software that targets patient and population level illness ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... 2015 , ... There’s no better way to enjoy the summer weather than ... the next meal, making July the most appropriate to be National Hot Dog Month. ... , Make the next cookout different than the ones in the past. Celebrate National ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 31, 2015 , ... M3 USA ... excited to launch three new Board Exam Courses. , The additions of Gastroenterology, ... Board Exam Prep from MDLinx makes preparing for the exam easy and painless. ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... , ... July 31, 2015 , ... Well-known for its ... offering wedding cakes with custom designs, making life just a little bit ... designed wedding cakes for each customer who orders one. , The bakery provides a ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) , ... July 31, 2015 ... ... Mesothelioma is a one-day event geared to patients and family members, medical professionals, ... local and regional mesothelioma experts. The conference is a collaborative effort between the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Jvion Showcased as Leader in the Predictive Analytic Market 2Health News:King Kullen Honors National Hot Dog and Blueberry Month 2Health News:King Kullen Honors National Hot Dog and Blueberry Month 3Health News:MDLinx Offers Three New Board Exam Prep Courses - Gastroenterology, Pulmonology and Allergy/Immunology 2Health News:MDLinx Offers Three New Board Exam Prep Courses - Gastroenterology, Pulmonology and Allergy/Immunology 3Health News:Pastry Palace of Las Vegas Announces It Is Now Offering Custom Wedding Cakes in Las Vegas 2Health News:New York Area Mesothelioma Specialists to Present at Conference 2Health News:New York Area Mesothelioma Specialists to Present at Conference 3
... Device "Rewires" Brain, Improves and Restores Balance, Normal Walking , ... ... on, "virtual reality" has a whole new meaning for people with ... walk normally again., , , , ,The GaitAid Virtual Walker, a ...
... spring , , SATURDAY, May 16 (HealthDay News) -- Spring ... them, especially if you have asthma. , Pollen from ... trigger that sufferers must learn to cope with this ... Center at Brigham and Women,s Hospital in Boston. Other ...
... Women Find the Solutions to their Infertility Issues by Bridging the ... ... (PRWEB) May 16, 2009 -- National Fertility Link ... to be pregnant. National Fertility Link helps Infertile couples find the ...
... Dr. Gary L. Gottlieb, President of Brigham and Women,s ... Hill Community College,s 35th commencement exercises, on Saturday, ... proponent of alleviating mental health care disparities, will receive ... his outstanding commitment and service to the College. "Dr. ...
... (the "Company") today announced its operating results for the first ... Our net patient service revenue increased by $6.2 million, ... to $95.0 million from $88.8 million for the comparable period ... or 4.2%, less than the same period in 2008, while ...
... chances of macular degeneration , , FRIDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) ... your eyes as well as the rest of your body, ... vitamins C and E, zinc, lutein, zeaxanthin, omega-3 fatty acids ... low-glycemic index foods) can lower the risk of developing age-related ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Hope for Walking Normally, Living Better With Cerebral Palsy 2Health News:Know Your Asthma Triggers 2Health News:Fewer Than One Percent of Infertile Couples Who Need Treatment Receive It - Website to Bridge Gap Between Infertile Couples and Fertility Clinics 2Health News:Fewer Than One Percent of Infertile Couples Who Need Treatment Receive It - Website to Bridge Gap Between Infertile Couples and Fertility Clinics 3Health News:Healthcare Leader Dr. Gary Gottlieb Keynotes Commencement 2Health News:LifeCare Holdings, Inc. Announces First Quarter Results 2Health News:LifeCare Holdings, Inc. Announces First Quarter Results 3Health News:LifeCare Holdings, Inc. Announces First Quarter Results 4Health News:LifeCare Holdings, Inc. Announces First Quarter Results 5Health News:LifeCare Holdings, Inc. Announces First Quarter Results 6Health News:LifeCare Holdings, Inc. Announces First Quarter Results 7Health News:LifeCare Holdings, Inc. Announces First Quarter Results 8Health News:LifeCare Holdings, Inc. Announces First Quarter Results 9Health News:LifeCare Holdings, Inc. Announces First Quarter Results 10Health News:Nutrient-Rich Diet Lowers Risk of Age-Related Eye Disease 2
(Date:7/30/2015)...  Today we bring you a special edition of #MedicareMonday on Medicare,s 50 th ... of our Medicare resources and continue highlighting the success of the prescription drug benefit, ... Check out our latest infographics and videos here: http://onphr.ma/1INp9qQ ... ... ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... July 30, 2015 PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... reported financial results for the second quarter ending June ... many fronts across the organization.  We are excited to ... dystrophy clinical trial ever conducted with topline results expected ... Chief Executive Officer, PTC Therapeutics, Inc. "Translarna is now ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... 30, 2015 Eisai Inc. announced today that ... United States , European Union and ... respectively) for eribulin, for the treatment of patients with ... chemotherapy for advanced or metastatic disease. ... pivotal global Phase 3 clinical trial (Study 309), which ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Happy 50th Anniversary Medicare! 2Happy 50th Anniversary Medicare! 3PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 2PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 3PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 4PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 5PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 6PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 7PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 8PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 9PTC Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 10Eisai Submits Simultaneous Regulatory Applications for Eribulin in Soft Tissue Sarcoma in the United States, European Union and Japan 2Eisai Submits Simultaneous Regulatory Applications for Eribulin in Soft Tissue Sarcoma in the United States, European Union and Japan 3Eisai Submits Simultaneous Regulatory Applications for Eribulin in Soft Tissue Sarcoma in the United States, European Union and Japan 4Eisai Submits Simultaneous Regulatory Applications for Eribulin in Soft Tissue Sarcoma in the United States, European Union and Japan 5
... biopharmaceutical company at the forefront of immunology treatment and research, ... in Washington, D.C. by reinforcing its commitment to improving the ... meeting, a large body of UCB data will highlight the ... severe Crohn,s disease. "ACG is an opportunity for ...
... MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 28, 2011 LifeScan, Inc., the maker ... with Rite Aid to launch the Rite Track ... of American Diabetes Month, a mobile bus will travel to ... to provide complimentary on-site blood glucose and A1c testing, educational ...
Cached Medicine Technology:UCB Proudly Reinforces Long-Standing Commitment to Patients and Physicians at American College of Gastroenterology 2011 Annual Scientific Meeting 2UCB Proudly Reinforces Long-Standing Commitment to Patients and Physicians at American College of Gastroenterology 2011 Annual Scientific Meeting 3Celebrity Chef Sam Talbot Gets on Board for Diabetes Testing 2Celebrity Chef Sam Talbot Gets on Board for Diabetes Testing 3Celebrity Chef Sam Talbot Gets on Board for Diabetes Testing 4
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: