Landmark Study Confirms Efficacy of Phrenic Nerve Surgery

Dr. Matthew Kaufman and Dr. Andrew Elkwood of The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction are among the co-authors of a study showing that surgery for an impaired phrenic nerve can result in significant improvement in breathing function and physical activity. Dr. Kaufman called the research, published in the Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, “a landmark study.”

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Avascular Necrosis on Facebook Live

Do you or someone you love suffer from avascular necrosis (AVN)? Do you feel that you’ve exhausted all options on a journey that seems to never end? If so, meet Adam Saad of The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction.

Michael’s Story – Occipital Neuralgia

Out of the blue, Michael developed vertigo and in response to this, he developed occipital neuralgia, a condition characterized by severe pain in the upper neck, back of the head, or behind the ears.

Anna’s Story – Lymphedema

Anna was young when she developed melanoma on her leg. Although her surgery was successful, she began struggling with unusual swelling in her right leg…

Susan’s Story – Avascular Necrosis

Months after a traumatic accident, Susan developed avascular necrosis in her ankle. Not accepting amputation as an option, she researched her condition extensively, only to find Dr. Saad…