100 Questions and Answers About Breast Surgery by Joseph J. Disa

By Joseph J. Disa

Greater than part one million ladies endure healing or beauty breast surgical procedure every year. even if you or a friend is present process breast surgical procedure for healing or beauty purposes, the choices and data approximately breast surgical procedure might be overwhelming. This helpful source deals the advice and suggestion you would like. Written through a fashionable plastic and reconstructive medical professional and by means of a shopper recommend and advisor to the of aesthetic drugs and cosmetic surgery, a hundred Questions & solutions approximately Breast surgical procedure promises authoritative, sensible solutions for your pre- and post-surgery questions, together with how to define a health care professional, cautions and pre-cautions, mental matters, strategies, varieties of breast surgical procedure, and lots more and plenty extra.

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Board certification in surgery includes experience and training in: • Surgical oncology (surgery to treat cancer) • Biopsy techniques for breast cancer • Stereotactic breast biopsy techniques including advanced breast biopsy instrumentation (ABBI) • Core needle biopsy and mammotome techniques • Diagnostic ultrasonography of the breast It is important to know that as of the publication of this book, within the specialty of surgery and among all ABMS recognized specialties, there is no recognized credential or subspecialty specific to breast surgery.

Qxd 4/25/05 6:26 AM Page 12 100 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS ABOUT BREAST SURGERY While an obstetrician/gynecologist (OB/GYN) does not treat breast disease, he or she is the primary care provider of women’s health and should be involved and accessible to you throughout your treatment experience. org. qxd 4/25/05 6:32 AM Page 13 PART TWO Where to Begin Who performs breast surgery? Are these the only credentials to consider when choosing a doctor? Are there other factors to consider in evaluating a physician?

In addition to photographs taken in the physician’s office, it is common for a patient to come into a consultation with photographs that illustrate what she wants to achieve. While bringing in a photograph of the size breasts you wish to have or of your breasts prior to ablative surgery may be helpful to visually express your goals, there is a caution. Your physician may not be able to meet the ideal of the photograph you present. Very close to this issue is the debate about computer imaging and plastic surgery.

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