Videos

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May 08, 2009

Post Cancer Breast Reconstruction

Physicians at the Center for Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Washington Medical Center treat patients to restore both functionality and aesthetic conditions following treatment for trauma, cancer, and other diseases. Drs. Peter Neligan and Otway Louie discuss optio​​​ns for breast reconstruction following cancer surgery, including a procedure that uses a patient's own abdominal tissue to create natural implants, the options for matching breast shape after a single mastectomy, and nipple reconstruction for a more natural appearance. Cindy Perry, a cancer patient who had breast reconstruction with Dr. Otway Louie, talks about her experience with using her own tissue for an implant.
March 25, 2009

Center for Reconstructive Surgery

Physicians at the Center for Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Washington Medical Center treat patients to restore both functionality and aesthetic conditions following treatment for cancer and other diseases. Follow along as Dr. Peter Neligan, an internationally known specialist in microvascular reconstruction, treats a patient whose speech, swallowing and facial mobility were damaged by encephalitis.
February 26, 2009

Facial Reconstruction

Encephalitis, an acute inflammation of the brain, severely damaged Kirsten Evasovich’s ability to swallow, blink and communicate. She turned to Dr. Peter Neligan, an internationally known specialist in microvascular reconstruction at the Center for Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Washington Medical Center. Dr. Neligan used several innovative procedures, including transplanting muscles and tendons from her leg and arm to her face, to help Kirsten begin to smile and enjoy food again.
February 19, 2009

Breast Reconstruction

When Valerie Pingel had a double mastectomy, her breast reconstruction took place at the same time. Dr. Peter Neligan and Dr. Hakim Said, from the Center for Reconstructive Surgery at University of Washington Medical Center, used Ms. Pingel's own abdominal tissue to create natural implants.​