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reconstructive

(rē′kən-strŭk′tĭv)
adj.
1. Relating to or characterized by reconstruction.
2. Serving to rebuild, restore, or correct the appearance and function of defective, damaged, or misshaped body structures or parts: reconstructive surgery.
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Dr Evangelidou added: "There are many types of breast reconstructive surgeries and some methods are less invasive than others, depending on each patient.
The authors provide an overview of VSP and CAD/CAM technology and its emerging applications in plastic and reconstructive surgery.
The patients disabled due to external factors such as burns, accidents, tumors or any other physical deformities or growth disorder of any kind at birth need reconstructive surgery to help them lead a normal life.
The combination of the cohesive silicone gel and the teardrop shape work together to offer a very natural result following reconstructive surgery, even without the aid that an extra cushion of existing tissue would offer to cover the implants further.
The court heard Mrs Balmforth had previously undergone a mastectomy in 2010 and on August 20 she underwent reconstructive surgery to restore her breast.
Byrne, director of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the director of the microvascular head and neck reconstructive surgery service at Hopkins, will provide complementary skills and experience in head and neck surgery.
If you choose to have breast reconstructive surgery, you have two main options: breast implants, using silicone shells filled with silicone gel or saline, or autologous reconstruction, which uses fat and tissue from your abdomen, back, buttocks or thigh to shape a new breast.
One of the first topics to discuss with your surgeon, even before your mastectomy, is whether you are a candidate for immediate breast reconstructive surgery.
A When to have reconstructive surgery depends on your own situation.
Reconstructive device sales increased 21% worldwide to $326,220,000 during the third quarter of fiscal year 2005.
Williams' "addiction" to treating patients in Third World countries has been a blessing to countless people in need of reconstructive surgery over the past seven years.
As part of obtaining informed consent, it is imperative that facial reconstructive surgeons educate patients on all the possible reconstructive options, including secondary intention healing and skin grafts.