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Cancers & Reconstruction

...logists, neurosurgeons, head and neck surgeons and reconstructive surgeons work together to remove these types of tumors and then reconstruct the patient’s skull and face. Dr. Constatino added that if the patient was not treated by such a team, they usually paid for it with their appearance, their function, recurre...

Radiation after Breast Reconstruction

...rior to reconstruction. Fifty patients underwent a reconstructive procedure called tissue expander placement with or... a transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous (TRAM) reconstructive flap. Results of the study show, after five years, none of the patients who received a TRAM flap ha...

New spinal surgery technique developed by UCSF Surgeon

...hnique uses advances in spinal instrumentation and reconstructive strategies to provide a direct approach to the rem...behind this novel innovation specializes in spinal reconstructive surgery for trauma, tumors and degenerative disease, and intends to develop new techniques for compu...

Surgery to remove tumors in the spine

...ular which uses advance spinal instrumentation and reconstructive strategies by which it is possible to remove the cervical spinal tumors directly without neural manipulation. After the bone is removed, surgeons have a direct line of sight to the tumour and are able to remove it in its entirety without having to mo...

Another Potential Of Stem Cells Discovered: Used For Growing Cartilage

...having hip replacements, and even for cosmetic and reconstructive surgery. The research, to be published in the journal Tissue Engineering, involved growing human embryonic stem cells with chondrocytes or cartilage cells, in Petri dishes in the laboratory in a specialized system that encouraged them to change int...

New Plastic Surgery Unit Set Up In Kolkata To Meet Ever-Increasing Consumer Demand

...egarding beauty and body solutions, the demand for reconstructive surgery, more specifically plastic surgery has bee...ve prompted for the establishment of a specialized reconstructive surgery unit. The unit has currently four doctors dealing with dealing with diverse areas ranging fr...

All Specialty Care Treatments Will Be Offered At Belle Vue.

... more want to go in for plastic surgery apart from reconstructive surgery. The age group which opts for this is between 25-25 years with the cost depending on the type of treatment. The clinic is basically very much interested in development of eye care specialties. In collaboration with the Aravind eye care ho...

Rogue Mammary Stem Cells Could Hold Key To Breast Cancer Relapse

...old the key to future breast cancer treatments and reconstructive surgery. The Australian research says that recurrences of breast cancer are triggered by a group of "rogue mammary stem cells" that escape chemotherapy and lie dormant. After a while, these viable stem cells reseed tumors so that a relapse occurs. ...

Smoking Women May Give Birth To Deformed Babies

...leader Benjamin Chang, M.D., pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgeon at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. In the largest study of its kind, covering 84% of the births in the US, Dr. Chang and co-author Li-Xing Man, M.Sc., both of Children's Hospital and the University of Pennsylvania, reviewed the rec...

Silicone Implants Make No Significant Difference To Breast Cancer Survivors

...lies says that breast cancer survivors who undergo reconstructive surgery with silicone implants have very // little information available to them regarding the possible risks and complications about the procedure. The report was released at a National Press Club Newsmakers' event by Dr. Susan Wood, former director...

Plastic Surgeons Looking Forward To First Full Face Transplant

...e scientific data that takes us beyond traditional reconstructive techniques and partial facial transplantation," said ASPS President Bruce Cunningham, MD. "What we thought of as a possibility – reconstructing the entire face of someone with a severe facial disfigurement, in one surgery, from one complete facial sk...

Speedier Access To Advances In Breast Cancer Sought For Patients

...ir survival and well being. Recent advances in reconstructive surgery and radiation therapy are available to wom...ly patients are deprived of this new advance. Even reconstructive surgery techniques are way behind those in the US. The EMEA (European Medicines Agency) has licensed...

Researchers Create Bladder In The Lab

...incontinence. The usual treatment in such cases in reconstructive surgery using tissue grafts from the patients' intestines. But this could expose patients to risk of kidney stones or even cancer. In the current study, researchers used the patients’ own cells to create a bladder in the laboratory and then grafted t...

Lawn Mower injuries - children needs precaution

...y repair them. Often, patients must endure painful reconstructive operations to restore form and function. 'Physicians in plastic surgery, microsurgery, pediatric surgery, and orthopaedics are at the forefront in repairing these injuries and see, firsthand, how devastating they can be for children and their fami...

City Surgeon Appointed Adviser To Armed Forces

...edical Services in speciality of plastic, hand and reconstructive micro surgery. // Sabapathy, Director and Head of the Department of surgery in Ganga Medical Centre and Hospitals, would give free consultation and perform major operations to members of armed forces across the country, an hospital release said tod...

Fine Polymer Scaffolding – a Boon for Skin Reconstructio

... treatment of burns victims and the undertaking of reconstructive surgery using the scaffold and the patient's own skin to produce bespoke skin for that patient,’ says Professor Ryan. ‘As an accident-prone mountain biker, I find that prospect very attractive!’ Source: Eurkalert...

Jaw Reconstruction could be Possible in Oral Cancer Patients

... of the study, Eric Moore, M.D., said that without reconstructive procedures difficulties such as in eating, speakin... a huge advantage for patients and a good tool for reconstructive surgeons,’ says Daniel Price, M.D., Mayo Clinic ear, nose and throat surgery resident and lead study...

Craniofacial Surgery Gives Tijuana Teen Chance to be 'Normal' Kid

...enager from Tijuana, Mexico who is recovering from reconstructive craniofacial surgery. Danny is one of many children who have received medical care made possible by a highly specialized medical team at Cedars-Sinai and a $5 million dollar gift to the hospital from actor/director Mel Gibson. Two years ago in Decemb...

Successful Separation Of Conjoined Twins

...ecovery period and would have to undergo extensive reconstructive surgery. The survival rate of the conjoined twins...e the blood flow was going," she added. Separate reconstructive surgery to set right the twins’ pelvic rings and several internal organs are currently going on, and...

Limb Transplantation with a Difference

...ve received hand transplants. Thomas Tung, M.D., a reconstructive surgeon has been conducting research in this comp...e medication. A Washington University plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Tung has reattached patients' own hands, but he has never perform...

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