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Reconstructive Surgery Forum

Questions in the Reconstructive Surgery Forum are being answered by Dr. Archibald Sanford Miller III, MD,FACS, the Associate Professor at the University of Oklahoma School of Medicine.
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I had a medial leg lift done on 5/8/09- 3 weeks later I developed a large seroma on my left inside aspect of the knee. It was aspirated a...
After 3 years from my Tram Flap reconstruction I have a fat necrosis spot close to my skin on my reconstructed breast. It is sore, It is...
Dear Doctor, I had bilateral breast reconstruction after a second breast cancer diagnoses. It was a TRAM flap surgery after which I near...
Had bilateral mastectomy with immediate reconstruction 5 weeks ago, am having alot of swelling on and off,squeezing sensation and pain da...
In 2003, I had a DCIS, non-estrogen receptive tumor. I opted for a lumpectomy and radiation. Within the past three weeks, I have learne...
I had breast reduction one week ago today and there's something just not right. Everything seems to be going on schedule except....when o...
In January I had a mastectomy followed the next day by two attempted reconstructions. My plastic surgeon first tried the DIEP Flap which...
I have had to have the inplant replaced in my right breast, about three weeks ago, and is is still swollen larger than my right breast. ...
I have ribs that stick out below my breasts and also a rib that was broken when I was younger that now sticks out behind my right breast....
I am contemplating a TRAM flap procedure for breast reconstruction, several years post treatment for DCIS. I have no health issues. I was...
I got assualted on the night of Sept. 05/2005 at the hotel I was staying at and it's been since now Sept. 20/2009 that I haven't had anyt...
Hi all, this is for my mother. It's been 2 years since she's had the double mastectomy they are gummy bear implants. She's tried phys...
Hi, I had a double mastectomy on June 12th, no further treatment was required. Have had the expanders "filled" to the desired size an...
Hello Is it advisable to have a hysterectomy along with a tummy tuck (same time)? It is a major risk? Can it be done? I am have surgery...
can there be a recurrence of seromas in my abdominal wall after a year post-op?
I am 2 weeks post breast radiation, 33 treatments. The breast is continuing to decrease in size. I didn't tolerate the treatments very ...
Dear Doctor, This is my first visit to this site. In May 09, I was diagnosed with Pappillary Ca with multiple nodes (likely Ca) on le...
I have severe atrophy/deformity to the Latissimus Dorsi due to surgeries I underwent at birth. This had led to some minor deformities to ...
so, my Mom had a tummy tuck in the beginning of July. She had 3 hernias under her belly button and when they tried to repair it, it hasnt...
I had been sent to an ENT due to acute and chronic sinus infections. She said I had a deviated septum and did the surgery to repair it. ...
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