POSTRECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY

surgery performed following the initial reconstructive surgery. Such surgery, that is frequently necessary to attain optimum operation, might consist of the transfer of muscle or tendon fibers between bodily regions or the redirecting of nerve fibers.

POSTRECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY: "Postreconstructive surgery is often necessary for survivors of breast cancer who have had single or double mastectomies."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "POSTRECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/postreconstructive-surgery/ (accessed August 20, 2019).
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