• Surgery
  • When patients with prostate cancer present to the Sexual Medicine Program at The New York Presbyterian Hospital prior to undergoing radical prostatectomy surgery, they are counseled regarding all postoperative sexual dysfunctions including ejaculatory and orgasmic problems. (maleinfertility.org)
  • Reconstruction helps to restore form, function, and appearance, while enhancing a patient's self-confidence and self-image after cancer surgery. (mskcc.org)
  • More Harm Than Benefit of Perioperative Dexamethasone on Recovery Following Reconstructive Head and Neck Cancer Surgery: A Prospective Double-Blind Randomized Trial. (amedeo.com)
  • He is Chief of Plastic Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Beth Israel Medical Center, Director of Plastic Surgery for Continuum Cancer Centers of New York, Director, The Friedman Center for Lymphedema Research and Treatment, CoDirector of The Lipedema Project, and Professor of Surgery at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. (wikipedia.org)
  • Smith serves as Director of Plastic Surgery for Continuum Cancer Centers of New York, a multi-hospital cancer program including Beth Israel, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. (wikipedia.org)
  • He was also an early advocate for Oncoplastic breast surgery and published one of the first case studies in the U.S. using oncoplastic techniques for breast conservation in patients with breast cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • and robotic surgery for several cancers. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is most frequently seen after lymph node dissection, surgery and/or radiation therapy, in which damage to the lymphatic system is caused during the treatment of cancer, most notably breast cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • In women, it is most prevalent in the upper limbs after breast cancer surgery, in particular after axillary lymph node dissection, occurring in the arm on the side of the body in which the surgery is performed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Head and neck lymphedema can be caused by surgery or radiation therapy for tongue or throat cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • It may also occur in the lower limbs or groin after surgery for colon, ovarian or uterine cancer, in which removal of lymph nodes or radiation therapy is required. (wikipedia.org)
  • Surgery or treatment for prostate, colon and testicular cancers may result in secondary lymphedema, particularly when lymph nodes have been removed or damaged. (wikipedia.org)
  • The onset of secondary lymphedema in patients who have had cancer surgery has also been linked to aircraft flight (likely due to decreased cabin pressure or relative immobility). (wikipedia.org)
  • Cancers of this region, particularly the tongue, are more frequently treated with surgery than are other head and neck cancers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Microsurgery is a general term for surgery requiring an operating microscope. (wikipedia.org)
  • Publications on that topic: Micro-Vascular Surgery and Microsurgery Applied to Neurosurgery won him international recognition. (wikipedia.org)
  • Currently, the practice has four online educational resources for patients on key areas of plastic surgery in the areas of Breast Cancer Reconstruction, Facial Reanimation, Cosmetic Breast Surgery and Non-Surgical Cosmetic Enhancement. (wikipedia.org)
  • He is widely acknowledged for pioneering novel laser applications to treat dysplasia and cancer as well as laryngeal papillomatosis, polyps, nodules and is also well known for perfecting office-based laryngeal laser surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • Resection
  • The results of the present study show that cancer of the larynx in elderly patients should be treated with curative intention, if the extension of the primary tumour allows safe resection. (egms.de)
  • surgeries
  • Surgeries for oral cancers include Maxillectomy (can be done with or without orbital exenteration) Mandibulectomy (removal of the mandible or lower jaw or part of it) Glossectomy (tongue removal, can be total, hemi or partial) Radical neck dissection Mohs procedure Combinational e.g., glossectomy and laryngectomy done together. (wikipedia.org)
  • Surgical
  • I am also involved in teaching medical students, residents, fellows, and attending physicians from around the world the latest techniques in surgical reconstruction after cancer. (mskcc.org)
  • Among the major benefits of medical research have been vaccines for measles and polio, insulin treatment for diabetes, classes of antibiotics for treating a host of maladies, medication for high blood pressure, improved treatments for AIDS, statins and other treatments for atherosclerosis, new surgical techniques such as microsurgery, and increasingly successful treatments for cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Larynx
  • In 2015 head and neck cancers globally affected more than 5.5 million people (mouth 2.4 million, throat 1.7 million, larynx 1.4 million) and resulted in more than 379,000 deaths (mouth 146,000, throat 127,400, larynx 105,900). (wikipedia.org)
  • Zeitels also performed a unique endoscopic removal of a tongue-base larynx cancer on Tom Hamilton, Aerosmith's bass guitarist after radiation and chemotherapy failed to control his advanced throat cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • Bee Honey Wound Dressing-Success Story in Management of Wounds in Oral Cancer Patients. (amedeo.com)
  • Prediction of Flap Compromise by Preoperative Coagulation Parameters in Head and Neck Cancer Patients. (amedeo.com)
  • Improving Quality of Life for Oral Cancer Patients. (amedeo.com)
  • Patients will have access to over 100 cancer subspecialists working at Moores Cancer Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • In many patients with cancer, this condition does not develop until months or even years after therapy has concluded. (wikipedia.org)
  • Between 38 and 89% of breast cancer patients suffer from lymphedema due to axillary lymph node dissection and/or radiation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Unilateral lymphedema occurs in up to 41% of patients after gynecologic cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • The hospital has a CyberKnife centre, which features the Accuray CyberKnife stereotactic radiosurgery system for operating on cancer patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Beginning in 1996, Silber began experimenting with freezing ovarian tissue to regraft into the ovaries of cancer patients who have compromised fertility after chemotherapy and radiation. (wikipedia.org)
  • poorly differentiated
  • While some nasopharyngeal cancers are biologically similar to the common HNSCC, "poorly differentiated" nasopharyngeal carcinoma is lymphoepithelioma, which is distinct in its epidemiology, biology, clinical behavior, and treatment, and is treated as a separate disease by many experts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stage II-The cancer is poorly differentiated, affects lymphatics, or invades the corpora or urethra. (wikipedia.org)
  • Laser
  • Most notable, was his introduction of angiolytic laser treatment of vocal cord cancer, which was a groundbreaking achievement evolving from Judah Folkman's concepts of tumor angiogenesis and Rox Anderson's theory of selective photothermolysis. (wikipedia.org)
  • incidence
  • As the overall incidence of prostate cancer increases, the average age at the time of diagnosis has dropped dramatically from 72.2 years in 1983 to 69 years in 1994. (maleinfertility.org)
  • partial
  • He has spoken nationally and internationally on breast conservation techniques using perforator flaps and microsurgery for partial breast reconstruction. (wikipedia.org)
  • Circumcision-Some studies show that circumcision during infancy or in childhood may provide partial protection against penile cancer, but this is not the case when performed in adulthood. (wikipedia.org)
  • upper
  • Nasopharyngeal cancer arises in the nasopharynx, the region in which the nasal cavities and the Eustachian tubes connect with the upper part of the throat. (wikipedia.org)
  • early
  • The advances in the techniques and technology that popularized microsurgery began in the early 1960s to involve other medical areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Center
  • November 21, 2011, http://www.siteman.wustl.edu/DocProfile.aspx?Type=Patient&memid=208 Siteman Cancer Center. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), HPV is responsible for about 800 (about 40%) of 1,570 cases of penile cancer diagnosed annually in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • Neck
  • About 75% of head and neck cancer is due to the use of alcohol or tobacco. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Australia work by Dr. Ian Taylor saw new techniques developed to reconstruct head and neck cancer defects with living bone from the hip or the fibula. (wikipedia.org)
  • techniques
  • His techniques were featured in a National Geographic Channel documentary, "The Incredible Human Machine", which highlighted Zeitels' microsurgery on Steven Tyler of Aerosmith. (wikipedia.org)
  • nerve
  • It is clearly understood that post-RP erectile function preservation is better in men of younger patient age, with cancer confined to the prostate, who have at least one nerve preserved, especially if the patient had normal erections prior to his operation. (maleinfertility.org)
  • Practice
  • The practice holds a position on the Board of the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program and also sponsors the Annual Long Island Breast Cancer Summit featuring panels of medical experts and hospital executives discussing the latest innovations, treatments and services for women who have breast cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • lasers
  • Not only can lasers be utilized to extirpate cancer, but also used to recover hearing, improve the airway, treat epistaxis, and even break up salivary stones for easy removal. (springer.com)
  • treatments
  • The condition can be inherited or can be caused by a birth defect, though it is frequently caused by cancer treatments and by parasitic infections. (wikipedia.org)