The New, Updated 15th Anniversary Edition
Since 2002 this objective guide has been the best resource for women who want to understand their post-mastectomy options. A roadmap of the mastectomy and reconstruction journey, this book provides the comprehensive, unbiased details you need to make your own informed decisions about whether reconstruction is right for you.
Looking for Answers About Mastectomy With or Without Breast Reconstruction?
The Breast Reconstruction Guidebook: Issues and Answers
from Research to Recovery will help you to understand your
options, know how to prepare, and know what to expect.
Includes updated content and new information about:
• mastectomy with or without reconstruction
• nipple- and areola-sparing
• contralateral mastectomy
• highly cohesive gel (gummy bear)
• patient-controlled tissue expansion
• microsurgical tissue flaps
• fat grafting
• nipple and areola tattooing
• male mastectomy and reconstruction
• pre- and post-opexpectations
• solving cosmetic and medical post-op
• …and much more
It is fantastic…very complete…a remarkable gift to women looking for objective comprehensive information on one of the most important decisions they'll ever be faced with.
Frank DellaCroce, MD, FACS
The Center for Restorative Breast Surgery
Balanced, honest, up to date. The single most important resource for anyone who is considering mastectomy, with or without reconstruction.
Sue Friedman, Executive Director
Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
In a constantly evolving specialty, being up to date is critical—and this book is exactly that. It is an essential read for all patients and health care providers.
Maurice Nahabedian, M.D., FACS, Georgetown University and Johns Hopkins University
...An invaluable guide for anyone navigating what is likely the most fearful journey of their lives...This latest edition is an excellent update of an already phenomenal book.
Minas Chrysopoulo, MD, FACS, PRMA Plastic Surgery
Comprehensive Objective Understandable
soft cover and e-book ~ 288 pages
85 illustrations/before-and-after patient photos
Thank you, Kathy, for creating a resource where all of the vital information needed to make critical decisions is compiled in a concise, straightforward, and completely understandable guidebook.
Joshua L. Levine, MD, FACS
The New York Center for the Advancement of Breast Reconstruction
This is a bible for all patients facing mastectomy and breast reconstruction.
...has been used at the Texas Center for Breast Reconstruction for years.
Frederick J. Duffy, Jr., MD, FACS
Texas Center for Breast Reconstruction
For information on volume discounts: e-mail Kerry Cahill or call 410-516-6936