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Breast Cancer Detection Techniques

Breast Cancer Detection Techniques

  People around the world have become very conscious of the fact that cancer has swept the world.  They want to make sure that they aren’t at risk.  One of the most common questions that is asked, is how is breast cancer detected?  Let’s take a look at some of the modern breast cancer detection […]

What Does DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction Involve?

What Does DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction Involve?

  DIEP flap is a type of breast reconstruction procedure that involves blood vessels that are called deep inferior epigastric perforators (DIEP). In this procedure, the DIEP, together with all connected skin and fat, are removed from the lower abdomen, and transferred to the chest using microsurgery, in order to reconstruct a breast after mastectomy. […]

What Is Diep Flap?

What Is Diep Flap?

  Diep flap is a type of breast reconstruction that is offered to breast cancer survivors and breast cancer patients who have had to undergo a mastectomy or a double mastectomy.  The process is relatively new and has replaced a procedure called TRAM flap.  Diep Flap stands for Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Perforator.  Here are […]

When Should You See A Breast Reconstruction Surgeon?

When Should You See A Breast Reconstruction Surgeon?

  When it comes to breast reconstruction after mastectomy, timing is very important. While many people advocate and encourage immediate reconstruction – reconstruction at the same time as the mastectomy surgery – it is not always feasible and advisable. One major determinant of the timing of reconstructive breast surgery is the stage of the breast […]

Options on Breast Reconstruction

Options on Breast Reconstruction

Mastectomy, or the removal of the breast, is usually done on women who have either been diagnosed with breast cancer, or are noted to have high risk of developing it in the future. According a recent study that looked into the psychological problems that ensue following a mastectomy secondary to breast cancer, the breast is […]