Breast Reconstruction - The True Multidisciplinary Approach (ongoing)

Posted On 2020-09-27 15:35:31



This series on Breast Reconstruction - The True Multidisciplinary Approach is edited by Dr. Tine Engberg Damsgaard from Department of Plastic Surgery and Burns Treatment, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark and Dr. Jørn Bo Thomsen from Department of Plastic Surgery, Odense University Hospital, Denmark.

Tine Engberg Damsgaard, MD, MRBS
Department of Plastic Surgery and Burns Treatment, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark

Professor Engberg Damsgaard, received her medical degree at Aarhus University and 4 years later she completed her PhD in cellular research at Aarhus University. She completed her specialist training in Plastic Surgery and served for 12 years as consultant plastic surgeon as well as associate professor and subsequently as professor at Aarhus University Hospital and Aarhus University. The main focus of her clinical profession and research is breast reconstruction in the multidisciplinary setting.

Vascular anomalies as well as gynecological reconstruction has been a focus for both research as well as her clinical work. She has published 75 peer-reviewed papers and has written 2 book-chapters in Plastic Surgery Textbooks. In addition, she has served as a board member of the Danish Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and as a member of the Surgical Committee of the Danish Breast Cancer Cooperative Group (DBCG) for several years. She is a member of the Guideline Committees for Breast Reconstruction and Locoregional Recurrence under the auspices of the DBCG. In addition, she is a member of the Steering Committee of the Danish Breast Cancer Group Center and Clinic for Late-Effects.

Jørn Bo Thomsen, MD, PhD
Department of Plastic Surgery, Odense University Hospital, Denmark

Dr. Jørn Bo Thomsen is a consultant Plastic Surgeon at Odense University Hospital, Denmark. Educated in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Southern Denmark, Odense University Hospital and Lillebaelt Hospital, Vejle.

Dr. Thomsen is an Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at the Department of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark. Dr. Thomsen’s principle research interest is refinement and development of new surgical techniques within the field of immediate and delayed breast reconstruction. The main focus has been refinement of direct to implant breast reconstruction and development and refinement of delayed breast reconstruction using the thoracodorsal artery perforator flap. Dr. Thomsen also does research within the field of general plastic surgery and is especially interested in perforator based surgery, using perforator flaps for reconstruction in the breast, face, limbs and body.

Series outline:

  1. Oncologic Surgery of The Breast - Mastectomy and Breast Conserving Surgery
  2. Oncoplastic Breast Surgery
  3. Breast Cancer Diagnostics
  4. Oncologic Therapy
  5. Immediate and Delayed Breast Reconstruction. 
  6. Breast Reconstructive Techniques
  7. Enhanced Recovery after Breast Reconstruction 
  8. Lymphatic Reconstruction after Treatment for Breast Cancer
  9. Late-Effects after Treatment for Breast Cancer
  10. Young Surgeon's Section

Disclosure:
The series “Breast Reconstruction - The True Multidisciplinary Approach” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Breast Surgery without any sponsorship or funding. Drs. Tine Engberg Damsgaard and Jørn Bo Thomsen are serving as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.