Dr. Castle’s first patient enrolled in the study, Joan Greffrath of Worcester, told the Telegram she was pleased with the results.
“When you become a cancer patient, a great deal of what you control is taken away,” Greffrath said. “It is refreshing to gain access to some control again. Clearly the AirXpander and the technology has been an unforgettable gift which I hope will be available to all women facing (breast) reconstruction.”
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