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January 2001
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Nerve Regeneration and Return of Sensation following Breast Reconstruction with Abdominal Flaps

Breast reconstruction with abdominal flaps such as the pedicle TRAM, free TRAM, and DIEP flap are frequently associated with a loss of sensation in the new breast. This results from transection of the nerves providing sensation to the transplanted abdominal skin and fat. With the recent advancements and new information regarding nerve regeneration, there is an increased emphasis on performing techniques that will increase the probability for nerve regeneration to occur.
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When Breast-Conserving Surgery Isn't Offered

Incredibly, thousands of women facing breast cancer surgery each year are not offered the option of breast-conserving surgery (lumpectomy) instead of mastectomy-even when both procedures would result in equal treatment outcomes
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Understanding Anemia and Fatigue

The Sentinel Lymph Node and Breast Cancer Spread

Is Mammography Going Digital?

The FDA's Fine Line

Two Major Trials Set to Launch

 


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