Understanding Radiated Wounds


Radiated wounds are very difficult.  Typically radiated wounds occurs result of treatment for some sort of cancer.  Sometimes treatment is for cancer of the skin and the limb is radiated because the cancer cannot be surgically removed.  Oftentimes the radiation causes wounds that are more difficult to manage in the cancer was in the 1st place.  This can be corrected by removing the radiated tissue and applying a graft or other reconstructive options.  But these rated wounds cannot be cared.  Rate wounds often occur in women with breast cancer.  Oftentimes with advanced breast cancer adjuvant radiation is required which causes contraction and thinning of the tissue which makes the tissue very difficult to heal and very difficult to reconstruct particularly for ladies undergoing breast reconstruction.  The radiated tissue although difficult to manage can be managed with persistence and fine surgical care and postoperative management.  Often patients with radiated wounds are told by various physicians that they need to keep placing dressings and hoping that this will heal.  Usually by the time patients To Dr. Jacobsen they have had a long term care that is been frustrating and debilitating for them.  If you have a radiation wound consulting with Dr. Jacobsen may help you find an answer to heal you fax faster than months and years of wound care.

Dr J and his staff look forward to understanding the details of your unique case, desires and aspirations, and to providing you with realistic, safe and attainable results that leave you looking beautiful, and truly feeling like yourself. Take the first step toward your healing or rejuvenating procedure with Dr J by filling out our contact form to request a consultation, or to inquire about any of the services we offer. We look forward to treating you!

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Dr. William Jacobsen
Plastic Surgery
2400 East Arizona
​Biltmore Circle, Ste 2450
Phoenix, AZ  85016

Phone: 602-212-0100
Fax: 602.279.1701
info@drjsoffice.com

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Dr J considers every surgery an opportunity to express his vision with his patients, and believes in natural, beautiful results that leave you feeling confident and beautiful, but most importantly, feeling like yourself. From extremely rare and complex surgical cases, to cosmetic surgery, Dr J has the experience, compassion and understanding to help you achieve your surgical goals.

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