Posts Tagged ‘ breast surgery

Friday, May 1st, 2020

Updated Guidance on Breast Surgery and Breast Reconstruction During COVID-19

Dr. Elisabeth Potter and Dr. Julie Sprunt sat down with Breastcancer.org to discuss the recent considerations and updated guidelines released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and American Society of Breast Surgeons, respectively. In this podcast, Drs. Potter and Sprunt explain how these new considerations and guidelines apply to breast cancer and breast reconstruction […]

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Monday, April 6th, 2020

Breast Surgery and Reconstruction During COVID-19

  Dr. Elisabeth Potter, board certified plastic surgeon, and Dr. Julie Sprunt, board certified breast surgeon, discuss new surgical guidelines in response to the COVID-19 pandemic on a Breastcancer.org Podcast. Many women are confused and concerned about what breast procedures are elective and what procedures should be delayed.  In this podcast, Drs. Potter and Sprunt […]

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Monday, October 10th, 2016

DIEP Flap Surgery with Nipple Sparing

When it comes to breast reconstruction, maintaining a normal look and feel to the breast is important in helping patients feel confident and accepting of their new bodies. With many types of breast reconstruction surgery, however, the breast is replaced with implants or with muscle and skin from other parts of the body. The result […]

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Monday, May 4th, 2015

Breast Reconstruction Safety: Trust a Doctor, Not the Internet

  It’s the Internet Age.  Information is available right at our fingertips, and it’s frequently assumed that we are deferring to reliable sources, providing only the facts.  Particularly when it comes to health and serious surgical procedures like breast reconstruction, it is imperative to filter out the vast amount of misinformation you may come across. […]

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Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Post-Breast Reconstruction Surgery: 6 Tips to Consider

Immediately following your breast reconstruction surgery, your doctors and nurses will provide you with critical care. However, it doesn’t end there. Your self-care after being discharged from the hospital is just as important, and should not be brushed off or taken lightly! Recovery from Perforator Flap Reconstruction can take from 6 to 8 weeks, so […]

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