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A Conversation With Dr. Constance Chen: Sensory Restoration In Breast Reconstruction

Posted by Melissa Chefec

Join Plastic Surgery Practice podcast hosts Keri Stephens and Alison Werner as they talk with Constance Chen, MD, FACS, a New York-based board-certified plastic surgeon and leader in microsurgical breast reconstruction. Chen specializes in sensory restoration in breast reconstruction and, in this episode, she shares how the Resensation process can be life-changing for a breast reconstruction patient and how the technology is there to make this a reality for many patients. As Chen points out, the skin is the largest organ of the body. And when a large portion of that organ–in this case, the chest area—is left numb from mastectomy, a patient faces a number of life-changing effects. Click HERE to listen.

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