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Novel tool seen as promising for assessment of mastectomy skin flaps

August 10, 2017

A noncontact, diffuse correlation spectroscopy device provide objective information about the viability of mastectomy skin flaps, which can allow surgeons to identify compromised and ischemic flaps early, and potentially save, according to researchers from the University of Kentucky.

SLACK Incorporated announces O&P News

March 5, 2015
SLACK Incorporated, publisher of O&P News, is evolving to meet the changing needs of the entire O&P community. An extensive rebranding plan includes a new look…
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Women’s health care trade show announces annual meeting

January 20, 2014
Essentially Women announced its annual educational conference and trade show will be held on March 16-18 in Reno, Nev. According to a press release, the trade show…

Heavier tissue flaps increase risk of fat necrosis after breast reconstruction

May 31, 2013
The weight of tissue flap used for women undergoing breast reconstruction after mastectomy affects the risk of fat necrosis, according to recent study results…
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