Had a great meeting with the Susan G. Komen development team this morning– thank you to all our supporters in helping to support the cause to help in the research and treatment of breast cancer!
I was honored to be on NECN “The Take” last night with Lori Van Dam from Susan G Komen talking about breast cancer screening in Massachusetts from Komen’s latest community report. Here’s the link: https://bit.ly/2aZCIsh
All the best to everyone!
Just presented at the Los Angeles Society of Plastic Surgeons annual meeting; it was a great meeting and very informative! One topic that was discussed was medical 3D printing and its future- a technology was much potential! Also the latest thoughts on safe tummy-tuck / abdominoplasty procedures and body contouring procedures..
Whether from a small incision or scar from a rhinoplasty to longer incisions/scars from a breast reduction or tummy-tuck / abdominoplasty procedure, a scar typically takes longer than a year to fully heal. There are several products available including vitamins E oil, ointments, silicone sheeting, and ask your plastic surgeon about their thoughts on scar
Our research in using silk based proteins to make screws and plates that ‘melt away’ for helping fix broken bones was just published in Nature Communications this past week.. Several news outlets have written on it including the BBC, Science, and several others. It was certainly a team effort, and hopefully able to benefit patients
It is known that a traditional TRAM flap (transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap) reconstruction and DIEP flap (deep inferior perforator flap) reconstruction differ. By definition, a TRAM flap divides the rectus (6-pack) muscle on one or both sides during the process of transferring the tissue up to the chest area for breast reconstruction while a