Definitions for "Reconstructive surgery"
An operation that is performed to minimize the cosmetic and functional impairment form cancer surgery.
Surgery, the object of which is to restore proper function to some part of the body. May be attempted to treat both impotence and incontinence.
surgery performed on atypical structures of the body, cause by congenital problems, developmental differences, trauma or injury, infections, tumors or disease. It is generally performed to improve function, but may also be done to approximate a “normal” appearance (per the American Society of Plastic Surgeons).