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Framing Bias in breast reconstruction
April 2, 2022
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Framing Bias in breast reconstruction

For better or worse, breast reconstruction choices are heavily influenced by the information presented to patients by their surgeons and nurses.

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Breast Reconstruction Myths
May 5, 2019
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Breast Reconstruction Myths

There are so many different things we hear repeated time and again about breast reconstruction. We hear about long procedures, the pain, the recovery, the 

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Do thin patients have a choice? What about DIEP flaps in thin women?
June 19, 2016
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Do thin patients have a choice? What about DIEP flaps in thin women?

The usual trope is that thin women with a low or even a normal BMI may not be the best candidates for DIEP flaps. Fortunately,...

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The Breast Reconstruction Series #7: Alternative free-flap reconstructions
February 29, 2016
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

The Breast Reconstruction Series #7: Alternative free-flap reconstructions

Options other than the DIEP flap for breast reconstruction are considered “secondary” choices, and with good reason. but...

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Microsurgery and reality: what happens when DIEP flaps fail
December 15, 2015
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By Dr. Andrew Campbell-Lloyd

Microsurgery and reality: what happens when DIEP flaps fail

I am a microsurgeon. In my hands, I believe that a DIEP flap can offer the best reconstruction possible. But what happens when it all goes wrong?

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