Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for Cancer
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center
3 episodes
In Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for Cancer, MD Anderson Cancer Center plastic surgeons discuss diverse topics related to reconstruction and microsurgery as it relates to oncology.

Host: Malke Asaad, M.D.

Episodes

Post-amputation pain and targeted muscle reinnervation in the oncologic patient featuring Margaret S. Roubaud, M.D.
2020 Dec 1025m 1s
In this episode, Margaret S. Roubaud, M.D., plastic surgeon, discusses how targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR) can to relieve post-amputation chronic residual and phantom limb pain for those cancer patients who had an amputation as a part of cancer surgery.
Breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma featuring Mark Clemens, M.D.
2020 Dec 1045m 11s
More than 700 people worldwide have been diagnosed with breast implant-associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL). The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) believes that women with textured breast implants have a small but increased risk of developing this uncommon cancer. In this episode, Mark Clemens, M.D., plastic surgeon at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and one of the world’s leading experts, discusses BIA-ALCL treatment and prophylactic removal of breast implants.
Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction following breast cancer treatment featuring Jesse Selber, M.D.
2020 Dec 1027m 33s
Episode description: In this episode of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for Cancer podcast, Jesse Selber, M.D., a plastic surgeon, discusses the use of prepectoral breast reconstruction following breast cancer treatment, including patient selection, intraoperative considerations, and advantages and disadvantages. For years, this type of reconstruction surgery was associated with high complication rates, but thanks to advances in the field, its gaining favor again. Selber himself relies almost exclusively on this technique. Listen to learn more.
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