Surgery Stories

Risks to consider before getting plastic surgery abroad

Risks to consider before getting plastic surgery abroad

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Considering plastic surgery abroad? The health and financial risks might not be worth it. Dr. Kenkel shares the risks and options for safer procedures.

What are the options for breast reconstruction after cancer?

What are the options for breast reconstruction after cancer?

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Drs. Teotia and Haddock review breast reconstruction options after cancer.

Network of community clinics continues to grow

Network of community clinics continues to grow

 

Over the past five years, UT Southwestern has expanded beyond its main campus in the Southwestern Medical District to locations throughout Dallas – and now Fort Worth, as well.

The truth about breast implant-related cancer risk

The truth about breast implant-related cancer risk

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A rare breast implant-related cancer was covered by the New York Times in spring 2017. Dr. Kenkel explains the symptoms and who is at risk.

Repairing brain aneurysms now to prevent strokes later

Repairing brain aneurysms now to prevent strokes later

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Dr. Welch explains how brain aneurysms can cause hemorrhagic strokes and what physicians can do to preemptively treat this condition.

Young and hip: joint preservation surgery is sometimes the answer

Young and hip: joint preservation surgery is sometimes the answer

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We generally associate hip pain with aging, but adolescents and young adults can develop serious hip problems as well. Dr. Wells reviews some of these issues and the surgeries to correct them.

Who should consider epilepsy surgery, and when

Who should consider epilepsy surgery, and when

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Recent advancements have made epilepsy surgery safer and more effective. Dr. Lega discusses when people with epilepsy should consider a surgical evaluation.

Heart valve surgery without cracking open the chest

Heart valve surgery without cracking open the chest

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With minimally invasive heart valve surgery, surgeons don’t “crack open the chest,” instead going between the ribs through a 2-inch incision.

New technique TEES up advance in otologic surgery

New technique TEES up advance in otologic surgery

 

UT Southwestern is pioneering minimally invasive middle- and inner-ear surgery using an endoscopic technique that offers “unparalleled visualization” of the surgical area.

5 techniques to make endocrine surgery safer

5 techniques to make endocrine surgery safer

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From robotics to mid-surgery blood tests, new methods make endocrine surgery safer. Dr. Nwariaku explains how 5 key techniques benefit patients.