Plastic surgery is the specialized surgical division that manages the structural deformity, congenital anomaly,
and functional deficit. As it were, plastic surgery is the surgical department correcting congenital and acquired deformity to restore them close to the normal status in its function and appearance. In this concept, plastic surgery is also called 'Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery'.
The term 'Plastic' is often replaced with 'Aesthetic'. Aesthetic surgery implies that it tries to make things superior to the average, while reconstructive surgery means that it tries to make things normalized. In general, plastic surgery includes these two categories. However, it is hard to clarify and divide these areas. It is classified according to what is more emphasized on each procedure.
Nowadays, aesthetic surgery comes into the spotlight. However, wide concept of plastic surgery handles the congenital anomaly, acquired deformity, and functional deficit as mentioned above. At the same time, plastic surgery contributes to the patients' recovery of the self-confidence. In conclusion, plastic surgery improves the patients' quality of life. Plastic surgery not only includes the facial aesthetic surgery but also deals with the whole body. All the followings belong to the province of plastic surgery.
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Congenital anomaly of face including cleft lip, palate, alveolus Cheiloplasty, palatoplasty, alveolar bone grafting, orthognathic surgery
Reconstruction of the breast following the mastectomy for cancer Immediate/Delayed TRAM, Immediate/Delayed Free TRAM/DIEP
Reconstruction of the upper and lower extremities including diabetic foot. Anterolateral thigh perforator free flap / Upper medial thigh perforator free flap
Craniofacial anomaly including craniosynostosis. Distraction osteogenesis / Cranioplasty / Orthognathic surgery
Reconstruction of the head and neck following head and neck cancer surgery. Radial Forearm Free Flap / Medial Sural Artery Perforator free flap Free Jejunal flap / Free Fibular Osteocutaneous free flap
Facial bone fracture including nasal bone, zygoma, orbital wall, mandible
Closed reduction / Open reduction with internal fixation / Allocartilage, Medpor absorbable mesh plate insertion
Soft tissue defect or laceration of face Skin graft / Flap coverage / Primary closure
Reconstruction of the eye, eyelid, nose Correction of ptosis / Orbit reconstruction with calvarial bone graft / Forehead flap
Reconstruction of the congenital ear anomaly and posttraumatic deformity Otoplasty with rib cartilage
Reconstruction following the tumor resection of whole body Free flap / Skin graft
Breast surgery including augmentation and reduction mammaplasty, mas topexy etc.
Eyelid surgery including upper and lower blepharoplasty, double eyelid surgery etc.
Nasal surgery including corrective, augmentation and reduction rhinoplasty, etc
Osmidrosis - Ultrasound-assisted liposuction
Body contouring including ultrasound-assisted liposuction
Correction of facial wrinkles including face lift
Laser including Starlux, CO2 laser, Dye laser
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For the last two decades, AMC Breast Cancer Center has shown excellent treatment results of breast cancer with 89.3% of five-year survival rates of patients with all-stage cancers between 1989 and 2008 while 91.9% of five-year survival rates in all patients between 2003 and 2008, which is a 20% improvement of survival rates in 15 years.
AMC Head and Neck Cancer Center runs a clinic for one-stop treatment and clinical research to provide professional consultations on surgical treatment, radiotherapy, drug therapy, how to improve lifestyles including a dietary life, and how to care for complications after surgery and radiotherapy.
The center provides customized treatment to each patient, including all aspects of brain tumor treatment such as skull base surgery, endoscopic operation, neuro-oncology and clinical trials, stereotactic radiosurgery, and neuroendocrinology.
At the Skin Cancer Center, a biopsy is taken on the same day when patients visit after consulting with specialists and coordinators and cooperation between specialists in dermatopathology and pathology provides the fastest and most accurate diagnosis.