According to the National Cancer Institute, prophylactic mastectomies in high risk women may decrease their breast cancer risk by upwards of 90%.Read more
Because research has shown that the radical mastectomy is no more effective than less extreme forms of mastectomy, the medical community has since focused on tissue preservation and the concept that "less is more."Read more
Dr. Robert Allen has successfully performed more than 4,000 breast reconstructions and for over two decades, he and his team of plastic surgeons continue to set the gold standard for breast reconstruction in the U.S. and around the world.
A young mom who had a double mastectomy which has taken an emotional toll on her.
A New York fashion publicist shares her journey combatting cancer and several exhaustive reconstruction surgeries.
Patient demand for perforator flap procedures is quickly growing due to positive results: they leave women with natural, normal-feeling breasts without destroying any muscle. Perforator Flaps for Breast Reconstruction gives plastic surgeons the detailed instructions they need to perform these sophisticated breast reconstruction procedures.
Many of the contributors to Perforator Flaps for Breast Reconstruction have pioneered the procedures presented in their respective chapters. This book is an essential authoritative guide for plastic surgeons interested in making perforator flap reconstruction part of their practice.