reconstructive surgery

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re·con·struc·tive sur·ger·y

referring to procedures whose goal is intended to restore form and function in structures deformed or damaged by disease, congenital anomaly, tumor, trauma, or infection.

reconstructive surgery

reconstructive surgery

Reconstruction Surgery A procedure that attempts to restore a tissue as closely as possible to its original state. See Cosmetic surgery, Corrective surgery. Cf Mutilating surgery.

plas·tic sur·ge·ry

(plas'tik sŭr'jĕr-ē)
The surgical specialty or procedure concerned with the restoration, construction, reconstruction, or improvement in the shape and appearance of body structures that are missing, defective, damaged, or misshapen.

reconstructive surgery,

n surgery to rebuild a structure for functional or esthetic reasons.

reconstructive surgery

surgery to rebuild damaged or lost structure, e.g. rectovaginal fistula.
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Now we can save this tissue for facial, breast, body and reconstructive surgical procedures, which rely more and more on the use of fat as natural filler.
O'Neill is exploring ways to replace traditional cosmetic and reconstructive surgical procedures.
With more than 52,000 aesthetic, plastic and reconstructive surgical procedures in 2002, as reported by ISAPS, Mexico is among the largest breast implant markets worldwide.
If passed, the legislation would require insurance companies that cover medically necessary surgery to also cover reconstructive surgical procedures for children through the age of 21.
HydroCision's technology has applications in orthopedic, neuro, spine, plastic and reconstructive surgical procedures.
LifeCell currently markets a broad range of products: AlloDerm(R), regenerative tissue matrix for skin grafting for burn and cancer patients and for reconstructive surgical procedures, through LifeCell's direct sales organization and for periodontal surgery through BioHorizons, Inc.
Due to insurance denials for people with deformities, the ASPS is working with members of Congress to pass the Treatment of Children's Deformities Act (TCDA), which would require insurance companies to cover reconstructive surgical procedures for children with congenital or developmental deformities, diseases or injuries.
Nearly 54 percent of ASPS members noted in an internal survey that they had pediatric patients who were totally denied coverage or experienced significant obstacles in obtaining coverage for reconstructive surgical procedures.