State-of-the-Art Microsurgery Restores Form and Function

MicrosurgeryMicrosurgery is a technique used by plastic surgeons in the operating room to repair small blood vessels and nerves. The technique requires the plastic surgeon to use a microscope or a pair of magnifying glasses as well as specially designed instruments and sutures.

Microsurgery helps restore form and function following a trauma or prior surgery.

Plastic surgeons will commonly use microsurgical techniques when performing natural tissue flap breast reconstruction, reconstruction for head and neck cancer, or to repair traumatized nerves and blood vessels in the extremities and throughout the body.

Expert surgeons at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) New Brunswick are skilled in these state-of-the-art microsurgical techniques.

Our nurses are specially trained in post-operative monitoring. When microsurgery is used to reconstruct an area of the body by transferring tissue from another location on your body, your nursing team will continue to monitor the surgical site for adequate blood flow.

Not every hospital can support this type of state-of-the-art surgery, but at RWJUH you will find a cohesive and skilled team in and out of the operating room.

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