The Breast Reconstruction Guidebook

Confronting Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer

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For a decade The Breast Reconstruction Guidebook has been the most comprehensive and objective resource for women who face mastectomy. Equal parts science and support, Kathy Steligo’s new 3rd edition is filled with straightforward information, expert commentary, and personal stories that illustrate the emotional and physical components of mastectomy and breast reconstruction. Readers will find details about mastectomy techniques, reconstructive procedures, tips for choosing a plastic surgeon, dealing with insurance and payment issues, how to prepare for surgery, and what to expect during recovery. Steligo, a two-time breast cancer survivor, has had both implant and natural tissue reconstruction. To find out more information, please order the book here here

Facing hereditary cancer is a complex, confusing, and highly individual journey. With its unique combination of the latest research, expert advice, and compelling personal stories, Confronting Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer gives previvors, survivors, and their family members the guidance they need to face the unique challenges of hereditary cancer. It is a roadmap through the maze of alternatives, information, and decision-making that comes with living in a high-risk body. Order the book here.


The Center Library Articles

On these pages you will find links to read the latest articles on breast reconstruction.

A 10-Year Retrospective Review of 758 DIEP Flaps for Breast Reconstruction

Application and Refinement of the Superior Gluteal Artery Perforator Free Flap for Bilateral Simultaneous Breast Reconstruction

Bilateral Breast Reconstruction with the Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) Flap

Breast Reconstruction With Gluteal Artery Perforator (GAP) Flaps


Articles By Our Doctors

DellaCroce, Frank J. M.D.; Sullivan, Scott K. M.D.; Trahan, Chris M.D.: Stacked Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap Breast Reconstruction: A Review of 110 Flaps in 55 Cases over 3 Years. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, March, 2011.

DellaCroce, Frank J. M.D.; Sullivan, Scott K. M.D.: Breast Reconstruction, Perforator Flap. eMedicine, September 2009.

DellaCroce, Frank J. M.D.; Sullivan, Scott K. M.D.: Application and Refinement of the Superior Gluteal Artery Perforator Free Flap for Bilateral Simultaneous Breast Reconstruction. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Volume 116(1) July 2005 pp 97-103.

DellaCroce FJ, Allen RJ, Sullivan SS: Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap Breast Reconstruction. Seminars in Plastic Surgery. Feb 2002; Vol 16 No 1; pp7-17.

Sullivan SS, Heitland AS: Management of Congenital Breast Deformities and Autogenous Breast Augmentation. Seminars in Plastic Surgery. Feb 2002; Vol 16 No 1; pp69-76.

DellaCroce FJ, Allen RJ, Sullivan SS: Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap Breast Reconstruction. Seminars in Plastic Surgery. Feb 2002; Vol 16 No 1; pp7-17.

James E. Craigie, Robert J. Allen, Frank J. DellaCroce, and Scott K. Sullivan: Autogenous Breast Reconstruction with the Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap. Clinics in Plasic Surgery, 2003.

Allen RJ, Sullivan SS, Kaplan JL., Guerra, A: Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery Vol 19 No 2 2003.

Lorio JJ, DellaCroce FJ, Ho YC, et al: Conformational Changes in Transferrin Following Iron Binding as Detected by Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy. Journal Louisiana State Medical Society. Nov 1993; Vol 145; p 473.

DellaCroce FJ, Aguilar EA: Auricular Framework Growth Following Microtia Reconstruction; Is It Real and What are the Implications. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Nov 2001; Vol 108 Num 6; pp 1479-84.

DellaCroce FJ, Kountakis S: Bleeding Complications in the Head and Neck Associated with Factor VIII Inhibitor. Archives of Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery Nov 1999; Vol 125 Num 11; pp1258.

Allen R.J., Dupin C.L., DellaCroce F.J.: Perforator Flaps in Breast Reconstruction. Perspectives in Plastic Surgery, Shenaq SM, Hollier LH (ed), Thieme Medical Publishers, New York; Vol 14 Num 2; pp37-54.

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