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June 2011

Reconstructive Surgery
June 22, 2011

Preventing Total Knee Arthroplasty Infection with Microsurgery — The Prophylactic Free Flap

Total knee arthroplasty (TKA, knee replacement surgery) is a common procedure to treat knee pain…
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Cosmetic Surgery
June 6, 2011

Q: What is Average Time for Drains to Stay in After Tummy Tuck?

A: About 1 week, but depends...Drains are placed to create a suction effect to remove…
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Reconstructive Surgery
June 6, 2011

Q: Any Recommendations for the Best Reconstructive Plastic Surgeons Who Do DIEP?

A: Find a plastic surgeon who has done a fellowship in microsurgery and/or who currently…
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Reconstructive Surgery
June 6, 2011

Do Breast Reconstruction Tissue Expanders Cause Pain As They Expand?

A: Tissue expansion can be uncomfortable, but should not be painfulTissue expansion of any type…
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