Plastic surgery patient stories
Patient Grateful for Plastic Surgery After Traumatic Injury
Elizabeth Usovicz took a nasty fall in her home that caused a traumatic injury to her face. She was rushed to the emergency room at The University of Kansas Hospital for her initial treatment. The physicians there referred her to plastic surgery due...
DIEP is Right for Breast Reconstruction Patient
Lori, of Lee's Summit, Missouri, was 47 when she learned of the malignant mass deep within her left breast. She had a mastectomy less than 2 months later. At the time, she knew little about breast cancer, and looked to her surgeons for guidance.
Breast Cancer Survivor Regains Sense of Self After Reconstruction
Cathie was 59 when she learned she had breast cancer in 2015. Uncomfortable with her care at another area healthcare facility, she requested a second opinion at The University of Kansas Cancer Center. There, she met with breast oncologist Anne O’Dea,...