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The well-informed patient"s guide to breast reconstruction.

Kroll, Stephen S.

The well-informed patient"s guide to breast reconstruction.

by Kroll, Stephen S.

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Published by University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Breast surgery,

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationv 119p :
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22252269M

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      Lee, Belkora, Chang, Moy Patridge & Sepucha () evaluated patient decision making about breast reconstruction (BR) and patient involvement in the process and concluded that patients were not well informed about BR and as such would benefit from interventions which supported their decision making. Nothing is more daunting than facing the prospect of surgery. Whether the patient is yourself or a loved one, you are bound to have many questions about the operation the doctor has recommended--concerns that even the most attentive and thorough doctor might be too busy to address Surgery Book is a dependable, comprehensive sourcebook that .

    It can be a lengthy process requiring a number of surgeries and recoveries, and it is important that every woman is well informed and confident in their decision regarding breast reconstruction. For women with serious medical problems or advanced cancer, breast reconstruction may not be a reasonable option. BREAST SURGERY OPTIONS. Over the past decade, advances in aesthetic enhancement procedures have provided patients with growing opportunities to customize their cosmetic procedures, especially in the burgeoning field of breast surgery, where new types of implants and surgical techniques allow plastic surgeons to tailor each breast procedure to meet the unique .


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The well-informed patient"s guide to breast reconstruction by Kroll, Stephen S. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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we encourage patients to ask questions and become well-informed. we ask all patients undergoing breast reconstruction.

The Well-Informed Patient s Guide to Breast Reconstruction [Stephen S. Kroll] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. are well informed about oncoplastic breast. The option of breast. known as oncoplastic breast reconstruction. In Novembera mixed group of health professionals with expertise in oncoplastic.

surgery produced guidelines for UK teams providing breast reconstruction. The aim is to help ensure all breast cancer patients are well informed about oncoplastic breast reconstruction and can expect to receive the. A well-informed patient who actively participates in decision making is an essential ingredient of successful outcome in breast reconstruction.

The plastic surgeon must be prepared to answer all the patient's questions in a clear and concise by: 4. Women treated with mastectomy in this study were not well-informed about breast reconstruction. Treatments were associated with patients' goals and concerns, however, and patients were highly involved in their decisions.

Knowledge deficits suggest that breast cancer patients would benefit from interventions to support their decision by: Women treated with mastectomy in this study were not well-informed about breast reconstruction.

Treatments were associated with patients’ goals and concerns, however, and patients were highly involved in their decisions. Knowledge deficits suggest that breast cancer patients would benefit from interventions to support their decision making. Breast Reconstruction Information on Breast Reconstruction for Patients with a Breast Cancer Diagnosis.

During the decision-making process for the surgical treatment of your breast cancer, you should give some consideration to issues related to breast reconstruction, if this is an option that you might wish to pursue.

In the literature, women treated with mastectomy were described as not well informed regarding breast reconstruction, needing the consultation of the expert.

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Michael Rose employs both empathy and surgical skill for Brick, New Jersey Patient. Melani Vincelli knows the medical community all too well. She is a savvy and well-informed patient and patient advocate.

The year-old Brick, New Jersey resident endured stage 4 stomach cancer five years ago, when it was discovered she also carries the BRCA gene mutation. After 3 to 5 months following breast mound reconstruction, patients were asked to complete the Decision Regret Scale, BREAST-Q Postoperative survey, and the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale.

Filled with the best-of-the-best advice from the available research, leading doctors, breast cancer survivors, and Nancy Sokolowskiís 30 years as one of the countryís most respected and sought after breast health specialists, The Breast Cancer Companion is a step-by-step guide to assist you in mounting a smart, organized, and ultimately /5(7).

Breast reconstruction aims to restore the shape and volume of the breast. This helps restore confidence and is an integral part of the road to recovery. Depending on the type of reconstruction performed, further surgery may be required in the future to maintain the breast mound created.

Not all patients are suitable for immediate reconstruction. Breast reconstruction may be in the form of implants, expander-implants, autologous (own) tissue or a combination of techniques.

Breast reconstruction is in itself a complicated matter that requires patients to be well informed of their choices and the likely outcomes. Pocket Guide to Breast Cancer is an easy-to-use, day-to-day reference for nurses caring for patients with breast cancer and their families.

Completely updated to accompany Contemporary Issues in Breast Cancer, this handy pocket guide includes information from the text along with new information on screening and early detection, surgical. We must be sensitive to the concerns and needs of individual patients, guide them and respect their choices, after they’ve been well-informed about their conditions and treatment options.” When she isn’t focused on her work as consultant breast surgeon at PanAsia Surgery Group and caring for patients, she focuses on raising her family.

Autologous breast reconstruction involves replac-ing breast tissue lost during mastectomy (or trau-ma) by moving flaps of muscle, fat and skin from another part of the body to the breast area.

The two most common places (donor sites) from which the muscle, fat and skin (tissue) are moved are the stomach or upper back area. The muscle usedFile Size: KB. Purpose The purpose of this study was to measure the degree to which informed women chose mastectomy, and to reveal their reasons for this choice.

Patients and Methods This was a prospective cohort study of patients radiographically and pathologically eligible for either mastectomy or breast-conserving surgery (BCS; n = ). Participants completed Cited by: The Best Breast: The Ultimate, Discriminating Woman's Guide to Breast Augmentation by John B.

Tebbetts, MD and Terrye B. Tebbetts. The Best Breast is the source of information for women considering breast augmentation, perhaps the most in-depth source of insider information ever written. Regardless of how well informed a woman feels about breast augmentation, this book.

Based on the premise that well-informed patients make the best patients, the Recurrent and Metastatic Breast Cancer Treatment Handbook covers cancer treatment (types of recurrence, treatment decisions, second opinions, surgical options, reconstruction options, treatment medications and radiation therapy), emotional issues (facing anxiety and.Breast reconstruction is an elective (optional) surgery for women that have had their entire breast (mastectomy), or part of their breast (lumpectomy), removed.

This type of surgery rebuilds a breast mound or improves a breast deformity. Breast reconstruction is performed by a plastic surgeon and is covered under the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP).For example, in a study of patients at a large, urban, university-affiliated Texas hospital serving primarily medically indigent patients, only 16% of those eligible received breast-conserving surgery.

5 Although fear of breast cancer or radiation may make some women reluctant to choose breast-conserving surgery, one would expect that.