Dr. Michele Manahan, MD

Bio

Specialties:

  • plastic/reconstructive surgery

Affiliation:

  • Johns Hopkins Medicine

Location:

  • Baltimore, MD

Group Memberships:

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Plastic/reconstructive Surgery:

    FRIDAY, Jan. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The overall risk of complications from breast reconstruction after breast removal is only slightly higher for older women than for younger women, a new study indicates.

    Researchers looked at data from nearly 41,000 women in the United States who h...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, Nov. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When confronted with early stage breast cancer, surgical removal of the tumor alone (lumpectomy) -- which conserves the breast -- can be a less drastic option than total mastectomy.

    However, a new study shows that a rising number of early stag...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Cosmetology:

    WEDNESDAY, Nov. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Minimally invasive cosmetic procedures are nearly risk-free, a new study says.

    Researchers examined the results of more than 20,000 of these procedures -- such as fillers, neurotoxins and the use of laser and energy devices -- performed by 23 de...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, Oct. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A comparison of two of the most common types of weight loss surgery found that laparoscopic gastric bypass helped patients shed more excess pounds than adjustable gastric banding, but carried a higher risk of short-term complications and long-term hospi

    ...Full Article
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    THURSDAY, Oct. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In the world of 21st-century medicine, organ transplantation is nothing new.

    The first kidney transplant took place in 1950, followed by the first liver transplant in 1963 and the first human heart transplant in 1967. By 2010, doctors had even m...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Plastic/reconstructive Surgery:

    FRIDAY, Oct. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of breast cancer patients in the United States are having breast reconstruction surgery immediately after breast removal (mastectomy), a new study shows.

    This steady increase over the past 15 years is especially notable among women...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Cosmetic eyelid surgery involving specific nerves may do more than improve your looks -- the procedure may also provide migraine relief for some, according to new research.

    The technique involves making incisions in the upper eyelid to deactivate ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Plastic/reconstructive Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Breast reconstruction after a mastectomy has long been an option, but a new study shows that only about 42 percent of women choose it.

    "The most common reasons women didn't undergo reconstruction was that they felt it wasn't important, they wer...Full Article

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    MONDAY, Aug. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Could stem cell injections help rejuvenate your face or body? Probably not, plastic surgery experts say, but ads for these types of bogus procedures abound on the Internet.

    "Stem cells offer tremendous potential, but the ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Orthopedic Surgery:

    WEDNESDAY, April 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors now can grow back large amounts of muscle lost to a traumatic injury, using tissue drawn from pigs as a "homing beacon" to coax the body's own stem cells into repairing the wound.

    Five patients with huge wounds in their leg muscles -- ...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, April 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A savage pit bull attack results in the total dismembering of a teenage girl's ear. And though the ear remains fully intact, complications during the initial reattachment process raise the real risk she could lose her ear forever.

    What's a doc...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Otolaryngology:

    FRIDAY, April 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- During his 10-year struggle with basal cell carcinoma, Henry Fiorentini emerged minus his right ear, and minus the hearing that goes with it.

    The good news: Today, the 56-year-old IT programmer and consultant from Chicago is now roughly five year...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Plastic/reconstructive Surgery:

    THURSDAY, April 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors have successfully implanted laboratory-grown vaginas into four teenage girls suffering from a rare birth defect, creating new organs with feel and function comparable to that of a "natural" vagina, a new study reports.

    Another research ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    FRIDAY, March 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most head lice found in North America now carry a gene mutation that makes them resistant to standard over-the-counter treatments, a new study cautions.

    Head lice infestation is a major public-health issue, the research...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    FRIDAY, March 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Most head lice found in North America now carry a gene mutation that makes them resistant to standard over-the-counter treatments, a new study cautions.

    Head lice infestation is a major public-health issue, the research...Full Article