Tag: reconstructive surgery

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Persistent Opioid Use Can Follow Mastectomy

December 11, 2020

Via: MedPageToday

Some women who are prescribed opioids and other drugs to ease pain after mastectomy and reconstructive surgery continue to use those medications, researchers reported. In a large database analysis, new persistent use of opioids – defined as filling at least […]


Study shows economic benefit of reconstructive surgery trips to developing countries

August 30, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Trips to perform reconstructive surgery procedures in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are cost-effective in terms of reducing the impact of disability on the lives of patients, reports a special topic paper in the September issue of Plastic and Reconstructive […]