For a decade The Breast Reconstruction Guidebook has been the best resource on this topic for women who have had a mastectomy. Equal parts science and support, it is filled with stories that illustrate the emotional and physical components of breast reconstruction. Readers will find advice about choosing a doctor and a procedure, insurance and payment issues, how to prepare for surgery, and what to expect during recovery. Expert commentary by physicians and insights from patients inform this book, as does the exhaustive research by the author, a two-time breast cancer survivor who has twice had reconstructive surgery. New in this edition are discussions ofac the pros and cons of saline and silicone implants ac solutions for post-lumpectomy cosmetic problemsac new immediate-delayed reconstruction when post-mastectomy radiation may be requiredac the benefits and limitations of nipple-sparing mastectomyac considerations for direct-to-implant reconstructionac newly developed tissue flap procedures ac who can best apply nipple and areola tattoos and why tattoos may not lastac enriching fat with stem cells so it stays in the breastac patient-controlled tissue expansion ac how insurance and health care reform affect reconstruction -- Brice W. McKane, M.D., F.A.C.S., Texas Center for Breast Reconstructionspecialist in your plastic surgeona#39;s office. While the ... Shea#39;ll help you navigate the insurance maze and may do much of the footwork to arrange payment with your insurer. Questions for your health ... How much will you have to pay? Withoutanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Breast Reconstruction Guidebook|
|Publisher||:||JHU Press - 2012-12-05|