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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.
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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.
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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.
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Prof Tahir said the units would be connected with the HMC Burns, Trauma Centre and Reconstructive Surgery Centre, where their patients would be examined via video link.
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Listing other reconstructive surgery procedures, Dr Al Zarouni said bariatric surgery is a common procedure but it is not a cosmetic procedure for patients with morbid obesity.
The petitioners said Colombia Health Care is a plastic and reconstructive surgery facility and the German doctor has been employed to work there, and Aga Khan Hospital has also hired him to consult and attend to their in- and outpatients.
Mr Pater, who moved to Wirral from Poland 13 years ago, set up a GOFUNDME page in June to pay for reconstructive surgery.
Nasir Zaman said cosmetic surgery is a small part of the plastic surgery, as many patients seek reconstructive surgery mainly because of medical conditions such as acid burns, breast cancer, congenital defects and road accidents.
In August 2015, the Reconstructive Surgery Programme in Amman moved into a new eight-floor renovated structure in the capital.
The 120-bed Burns Center will include a Reconstructive Surgery Unit and will provide state-of the-art services locally to the patients who currently require emergency travel to the closest facility in Kahrian, Punjab, some 250 kilometers away.
Riedel et al., "Predicting complications following expander/implant breast reconstruction: an outcomes analysis based on preoperative clinical risk," Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, vol.
The authors review regenerative medicine techniques in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, including stem cells, growth factors and synthetic scaffolds; examine platelet-rich plasma; and suggest directions for future studies.
Citation: Jared Christophel et al., "Regenerative Medicine in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: A Review," JAMA Facial Plast Surg, August 2016 DOI: 10.1001/jamafacial.2016.0913