9781632412898 t fc

ISBN : 9781632412898

Publisher :   haylemedical

Language :   English

Category :   Surgery

Publication Year :   2015

Price : USD 115.00

Description :  This book presents a broad overview on the various aspects of surgical methods used for breast reconstruction. The reconstruction procedures for breast cancer patients have seen the rise of flap-based and implant-based surgeries as the two primary methods. Both these procedures have been undergoing evolution and advancements for improving outcomes and patient satisfaction. This book sheds light on options in mastectomy, growing significance of fat grafting, recent advancements in robotic latissimus flap harvesting, as well as criteria for selecting the optimum procedure in difficult situations. There is also special focus on current progresses in the field of lymphedema surgery which is rapidly growing in significance as an aiding technique for breast surgery.

Author/Editor :  Sandra Lekin

Author's Description :  Sandra Lekin received her M.D. and Ph.D. in Breast Cancer Biology from a reputed university. Her researches focus on┬ábreast cancer initiation, metastasis, oncogenes, targeted therapy, genomics, stem cells, computational biology and imaging of breast. She also counsels women about their reconstructive options and conducts breast reconstruction seminars. Lekin is a recipient of various awards for her invaluable contributions in the diverse fields of breast cancer.