Posts From July, 2016

Web Log – July 2016 – Insurance Hurdles

When I chose my photo of the month, a picture of cascading steeplechase runners going over a hurdle, I was reminded of a New York Times article that was recently referred to in an AMA blog.  The article referenced insurance company constructed hurdles to care.  The excerpt below was taken from the article, by Vastal… Read More »


Case of the Month – July 2016 – Breast Reconstruction with Latissimus Flap and Fat Grafting

The patient is a woman who had bilateral mastectomies with radiation therapy on the left.  She had a difficult skin envelope for reconstruction and required latissimus flaps to allow expander and implant reconstruction.  The patient continued to have superior chest contour deformities that improved with a series of fat grafting. Mark D. Wigod, MD, FACS,… Read More »