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Highly-Lauded Surgeon Joins St. Charles Surgical Hospital
Doctors Frank DellaCroce and Scott Sullivan, founders of the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery (CRBS) and the St. Charles Surgical Hospital (SCSH) in New Orleans are pleased to announce that board certified general surgeon Dr. Laura Lazarus has joined their highly skilled group of surgeons.
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St. Charles Surgical Hospital Receives National Recognition
American College of Surgeons calls surgical patient care outcomes “Meritorious”

The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) has recognized St. Charles Surgical Hospital as one of 37 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care.
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Breast Reconstruction Surgeons Named to Prestigious Best Doctors In America List
Frank DellaCroce, MD, FACS; Scott Sullivan, MD, FACS; and Christopher Trahan, MD, FACS of the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery and St. Charles Surgical Hospital, have been named to the list of Best Doctors in America® for 2013. Only five percent of physicians in America earn this prestigious honor, which is decided by the largest ongoing, peer-reviewed survey in the medical industry…
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Center for Restorative Breast Surgery Joins the American Society of Plastic Surgeons and Singer/Songwriter Jewel to Close the Loop on Breast Cancer
Today, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) and The Plastic Surgery Foundation (PSF) announce their partnership with the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery (CRBS) in support of breast reconstruction awareness and BRA Day USA on October 17, 2012. As the national medical sponsor of BRA Day USA, CRBS takes a leading role in the campaign to help support women physically, mentally and emotionally as they survive and thrive after breast cancer.
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NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – Doctors Frank DellaCroce, Scott Sullivan and Christopher Trahan of the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery (CRBS) are the pioneers of a groundbreaking new breast reconstruction option. The BODY LIFT FlapSM Breast Reconstruction Procedure is one of the most significant technical steps forward in the history of breast reconstruction. The BODY LIFT FlapSM procedure allows for an unprecedented power to recreate a new breast for women facing mastectomy. Incision design in the waist gives the benefit of a tummy tuck, a narrowing of the waist, and a buttocks lift as a compliment to the collection of fat to recreate the new breasts. The fat taken from the waist is microsurgically transplanted in a double layer for each breast when both breasts are to be reconstructed in a single setting. Drs. DellaCroce, Sullivan and Trahan have documented their review of 100 flaps in 25 cases in an article published in the current issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, citing high satisfaction and success rates and high quality aesthetic outcomes. The Center for Restorative Breast Surgery in New Orleans developed this procedure over several years and is the only facility in the world to offer this new advanced microsurgical technique.
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World-renowned Plastic Surgeons Publish Results of New Procedures for Breast Reconstruction
Leading breast reconstruction surgeons Frank J. DellaCroce, MD, FACS, Scott K. Sullivan, MD, FACS and Chris Trahan, MD, FACS have recently published their groundbreaking work and pioneering description of a new technique that allows for women historically considered too thin for breast reconstruction with their own tissue to undergo their procedure with high success rates. The manuscript, “Stacked Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap Breast Reconstruction: A Review of 110 Flaps in 55 Cases over 3 Years”, was published in the March 2011 Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
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Women are Losing the Numbers Game When it Comes to Knowing Their Reconstructive Options
Center for Restorative Breast Surgery Offers All Reconstructive Options Resulting in the Best Outcomes for Women Facing Breast Cancer. Two recent studies prove women are not getting the information they need to make informed decisions regarding their post mastectomy reconstruction options. A staggering 7 out of 10 women facing breast cancer are never told of their options, according to a recent report published by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
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St. Charles Surgical Hospital Announces dedicated lymphedema treatment program
The St. Charles Surgical Hospital (SCSH) is proud to announce it is the first hospital to develop a dedicated and comprehensive lymphedema treatment program complete with trained specialists, therapists, and advanced cutting edge techniques. Drs. Scott Sullivan and Frank DellaCroce, principal surgeons at SCSH and co-founders of the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery, have created the first program of its kind in association with Marga F. Massey, MD, FACS.
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Pioneering Hospital Opens in New Orleans
Breast cancer patients receive restoration of body and sense of wholeness at St. Charles Surgical Hospital the only hospital in the world dedicated to breast reconstruction.
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Newest Mastectomy Procedure Preserves Natural
Looking Breast
New Orleans, Louisiana – Doctors Frank
DellaCroce and Scott Sullivan of the Center for
Restorative Breast Surgery (CRBS), leading pioneers
of the Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy procedure, are the
first surgeons in the world to report a 100%
success rate.
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Genetic Testing May Save Future Families
New Orleans, Louisiana – The
Center for Restorative Breast Surgery offers BRCA
Gene Screening.
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Treating the Whole Person Encourages Recovery
New Orleans, Louisiana – Breast
Cancer Support Group Organizers
EnCourage” Monthly Participation.
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The Center for Restorative Breast Surgery was established to serve as a dedicated center of excellence for women seeking the most advanced methods of breast reconstruction. Frank DellaCroce, M.D., FACS; Scott Sullivan, M.D., FACS; Chris Trahan, M.D., FACS; M. Whitten Wise, M.D. and Craig Blum, M.D. are pioneers in the art of rebuilding breasts lost to cancer, preventive mastectomy, developmental defects, and deformities associated with previous surgery. Their sophisticated microsurgical techniques allow for recreation of the breast with natural tissue while preserving strength and restoring beauty. Together, with Board Certified Breast Surgical Oncologists Alan Stolier, M.D. and Laura Lazarus, M.D., they comprise a group of international leaders in breast cancer surgery options, pioneering groundbreaking procedures including nipple sparing mastectomy, the Stacked DIEP, the gluteal hip flap, and the revolutionary BODY LIFT Flap. They have performed thousands of breast reconstruction procedures for women facing breast cancer, seeking BRCA risk reduction, or searching for solutions to existing breast deformities. Their Center is tailored and staffed to cater to the needs of clientele who travel from all over the world for their services.

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