TAGLA IN COLLABORATION WITH CONTINENTAL HOSPITAL – INDIA DEBATE DURING A VIDEO CONFERENCE BASED ON PLASTIC SURGERY AND RECONSTRUCTION


Dr. Rajesh Vasu of Continental Hospital, Hyderabad, India during a video conference

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based session at TaGLA on Plastic Surgery and Reconstruction.
Dr. Vasu informed that Reconstructive Surgery is performed to restore function and normal appearance, and correct deformities created by birth defects, trauma or medical conditions including cancer. Examples include cleft lip and palate repair, breast reconstruction following a lumpectomy or mastectomy for breast cancer, and reconstructive surgery after burn injuries. He informed that Aesthetic surgery is performed to enhance overall cosmetic appearance by reshaping and adjusting normal anatomy to make it visually more appealing.
Participants requested to have more sessions on the subject in order to create awareness of the potentials existing in the speciality in restoring desired outlook, body functions and comfort to people. The session was attended by academicians, medical doctors, insurance companies and members from of the public.