Reconstructive surgery is performed to restore function and normal appearance, and correct deformities created by birth defects, trauma or medical conditions including cancer. The word “reconstructive” means to rebuild after something has been damaged or destroyed.

What are the risks or complications of reconstructive surgery?

  • Problems with anesthesia. 
  • Bleeding.
  • Blood clots. 
  • Infection. 
  • Healing problems. 
  • Fatigue (tiredness).

What type of reconstructive surgeries may be performed?

  • Excisions of skin and soft tissue tumors (cutaneous, subcutaneous, muscular, nervous, bony)
  • Scar excision
  • Reconstruction of skin, soft and / or bone defects with skin grafts, local flaps, pedicle flaps, perforator flaps, free flaps
  • Complex defects’ reconstruction with local, pedicle or free flaps
  • Resection of soft tissue tumors and post-excision reconstruction
  • Bunion and ingrown nail
  • Lower limb lymphedema
  • Foot surgery
  • Lipomas removal