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What exactly is a mastectomy bra?

What exactly is a mastectomy bra?

Individualized item: A mastectomy bra is usually fitted by a lady who is a trained specialist and is able to measure each patient and determine their size and options. It can hold a breast prosthesis for cosmetic purposes and can help in recovery after mastectomy surgery. ...Read more

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Mastectomy (Definition)

A mastectomy is complete removal of all visible breast tissue. Different variations exist, some of which spare some or all of ...Read more


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What exactly is a mastectomy fitter?

What exactly is a mastectomy fitter?

A helper: I believe that what you are describing is a person who herself may have had mastectomy surgery or someone who is familiar with a breast prostheses that a person can wear after mastectomy. The fitter would help someone pick the beast fitting bra and prosthesis after a mastectomy. ...Read more

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What exactly is a breast lift?

What exactly is a breast lift?

Breast reshaping: A breast lift doesn't merely lift the breast--it also shapes the breast and often incorporates the use of an implant to help provide not only additional volume but also structure to the breast. Overall, a breast lift generally lifts and shapes tissue, reduces the diameter of the areola, and restores a more youthful appearance to the breast. ...Read more

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What is a mastopexy?

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What is a mastopexy?

Mastopexy: Is mammoplasty procedure to correct the size, shape of sagging breasts. ...Read more

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What is a breast surgeon?

What is a breast surgeon?

Operate in breast. : A surgeon that specializes in surgery of the breast. Usually cancer. www.drlugo.com. ...Read more

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What is mastectomy like?

Unpleasant: Mastectomy is done for tumors of the breast. It is not something looked forward to. The result depends upon the extent of the tumor, adjacent spread and the need for chemotherapy and radiation. Unless there is reconstruction, it leaves a flat covering of skin where there used to be protrusion. Most have simultaneous reconstruction which can be very cosmetically helpful. ...Read more

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What is a mastectomy of accessory breast?

What is a mastectomy of accessory breast?

Accessory breast: Usually in the axilla (arm pit) or below the breast. With hormonal changes these area of extra breast tissue may grow. Because the cause a lump under the skin they are usually removed ...Read more

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What is a breast surgeon salary?

What is a breast surgeon salary?

Depends: Salaries range depends on you specialty years of training, whether you accept insurance if you do then your salary usually is based on productivy as well as results referral basis is important as well good luck a lot of information out there. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is a mastectomy prophelactically?

Could you explain what is a mastectomy prophelactically?

Avoiding cancer: Our body has power , to repair abnormal cells that lead to formation of cancer cells , in certain genetic mutations such power is gone , pretty much you can predict certain percentage of them will develop cancer.As seen in some families. In brca i ; ii by the age of 70 87% of them will get breast cancer ( 34 % ovarian ca ) in those prophylactic mastectomy is done before cancer develops. ...Read more

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What is double mastectomy like?

Check out the : Cancer survivors network on-line to hear first hand. ...Read more

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What exactly is a rhinoplasty?

What exactly is a rhinoplasty?

Nasal reshaping: Rhinoplasty is the operation which is used to correct the shape of the nose. This can be done for cosmetic or functional reasons. There are a variety of different approaches and techniques which are used depending on what areas of the nose need to be changed. This is often done as an outpatient under general anesthesia. Recovery is usually relatively mild, with minimal pain. ...Read more

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What exactly is breast cancer reconstruction? Is it safe?

What exactly is breast cancer reconstruction? Is it safe?

Restoring breast: Reconstruction of the breasts is restoring the breast shape as much as possible to normal after breast cancer treatment has caused a deformity. Sometimes cancer treatment removes part of a breast, and sometimes the entire breast. There are many options that you can chose from after having a long discussion between your plastic surgeon, oncologist and yourself. ...Read more

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What exactly is a shoe bite?

What exactly is a shoe bite?

Shoe bite: Shoe bite is a lay term describing pain caused by ill fitting shoes. Blister, inflammation, etc...Any pain that can be blamed on the shoe. Easily treated.....Stop wearing those shoes! ...Read more

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What exactly is a vascular mass?

What exactly is a vascular mass?

A growth which has e: A vascular mass means a tumor or growth which has excess of blood flowing through it. It may be a benign tumor of blood vessesl commonly called hemangioma or it can be a cancerous growth, many of which has excess of blood flowing through them. You need to find out from the treating doctor what is the cause of this mass/tumor and what is he/she recommending for diagnosis and treatment? ...Read more

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How is a subcutaneous mastectomy different from a normal mastectomy?

How is a subcutaneous mastectomy different from a normal mastectomy?

No skin removal: A subcutaneous mastectomy removes as much breast tissue as possible without removing any skin of the breast. This may sometimes be performed on women who are at high-risk for breast cancer to lower their risk; it is not an acceptable surgical treatment of breast cancer. ...Read more

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What exactly is a hernia?

What exactly is a hernia?

A fascial tear: All hernias are caused by a disruption in the fascia of the abdominal wall. Fascia is a strong sheet of connective tissue that extends from the top of you abdomen (where it meets your chest) down past your groin. The fascia is the strength layer of your abdominal wall. It is responsible for keeping your abdominal contents in your abdomen. A hernia is a hole in your fascia. ...Read more

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How is a mastectomy bra different from a normal rock?

Softer: It depends on the price range but the new external prosthesis are markedly softer than before and form fitting for a total or to fill in the gaps after a partial mastectomy or radiation effect. ...Read more

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What exactly is a thoracab procedure?

What exactly is a thoracab procedure?

Minimally invasive: This is another name for minimally invasive coronary bypass surgery, where the heart is access through the intercostal (between the ribs) space and the operation is down through there. For more information please see: http://www.Uchospitals.Edu/specialties/heart/services/coronary-artery-disease/bypass/thoracab.Html. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a lumpectomy and a mastectomy?

What is the difference between a lumpectomy and a mastectomy?

Partial vs total: A lumpectomy is the removal of the breast tumor (the "lump") and some of the normal tissue that surrounds it. Lumpectomy is a form of "breast-conserving" surgery. A mastectomy is the removal of the entire breast tissue. The main types of mastectomy are: "simple" or "total" mastectomy, modified radical mastectomy, and radical mastectomy. ...Read more

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Bra (Definition)

A bra (or brassiere) is a form-fitting undergarment designed to support a woman's breasts. ...Read more