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Road to surgery - part 1

Nearly 3 months ago, I posted about dislocating my knee at a dance class. Shortly afterwards, I had booked an appointment with a physiotherapist (physical therapy here) and began, what I hoped was the road to recovery. 708 more words


BRA Day Information Evening

National Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day – October 15th 2014

Information evening on Major advances in Post-Mastectomy reconstructive surgery to be held in St Vincent’s Private Hospital… 355 more words


Simulation and the New Landscape of Surgical Education

by Harry S. Nayar MD, MBE and Jacqueline S. Israel, MD

The surgical resident made the incision just a few millimeters too ulnarly.  The endoscope entered the carpal tunnel and veered radially off of the hamate as it approached the distal margin of the transverse carpal ligament.  837 more words

Plastic Surgery

Boy born without a face prepares for life-changing surgery

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Three-year-old Yahya was born with no eyes, nose, or upper jaw because the bones in  his face failed to fuse in the womb.   159 more words


Reconstructive surgery brings hope to survivors of genital cutting (FGM)

New advances can give women more normal lives
Jocelyne Sambira
From Africa Renewal

Tonte Ikoluba was 13 years old when her grandmother came to her family home to circumcise her. 1,201 more words

SCSU's Operation Smile Raises Money for National Organization

Jessica Pellegrino – General Assignment Reporter 

Every three minutes, a child is born into the world with a cleft lip or palate. A cleft palate is a congenital defect that occurs in an embryo’s development stage. 550 more words


Reconstructive Surgery Again

Yes…it is necessary. For myself, there is goingto be a bit of discomfort; for my body, the improvement should bring forth a much improved breathing and restfulness. 1,003 more words

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