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St. Vincent’s Medical Center

2800 Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 06606

Department of Oncology Multidisciplinary Breast Care Conference

Friday, August 9th, 2019
7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
Cancer Center – Hawley I Conference Room

Guest Speaker

Mark M. Melendez, MD, MBA
President
Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery Associates of Connecticut, PC

Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
St. Vincent’s Medical Center

Assistant Professor
Frank H. Netter School of Medicine Quinnipiac University

“Advanced Strategies in Implant and Autologous Based Breast Reconstruction”

 

Objectives:

  • Understand the different advances in implant-based and autologous breast reconstruction
  • Gain knowledge about specific techniques that have evolved in recent years
  • Gain an understanding of the timing of implant-based and autologous breast reconstruction as it relates to adjuvant and neoadjuvant therapy
  • Gain knowledge of the comprehensive assessment of the breast reconstruction candidate as well as patient factors that will affect the surgical procedure and surgical outcome.