Magazines and Other Publications
2010 Baba kry nuwe lewe na spesiale operasie – Die Burger
Prof Frank Graewe was deel van ‘n span doktors wat op ses maande oue Sibabalwe Mnyoma wat met groeifaktor-abnomaliteit (Apart sindroom) gebore is te opereer om sy lewe te verander.
2010 Surgical advance puts baby on path to normal life – Cape Argus
Prof Frank Graewe performed a minimal invasive surgery on six-month-old Sibabalwe Mnyoma who was born with Apart syndrome to improve his quality of life.
2011 Nuwe tegniek gebruik vroue se eie vetselle vir rekonstruksie – Volksblad
Drie dames ontvang rekonstruktiewe chirurgie deur Prof Frank Graewe met ‘n nuwe tegniek waar hul eie vetselle gebruik word.
2012 Kanker vat nie die note weg nie – Vrouekeur
Bekende konsertpianis Nina Schuman gesels met Vrouekeer oor haar borskanker ervaring. Prof Frank Graewe het haar eie weefsel vir bors rekonstruksie gebruik.
2012 Stem Cells in the Limelight – Health Intelligance
Stem cells are the hottest topic in medicine. Prof Frank Graewe carried out two surgeries together with US surgeon Dr Jeffrey Hartog, by grafting the patient’s own fat that’s been enriched with adult adipose-derived stem and regenerative cells back into their bodies.
2015 Nicela’s on her way – You Magazine
An uplifting article of the little girl who captured South Africans’ hearts is recovering from one of many operations performed by Prof Frank Graewe to remove an abnormal growth.
2015 Plastiese Chirurgie Meer veelsydig as net voorkoms – Die Burger
Die Burger se talent fokus op die gespesialiseerde veld van plastiese en rekonstruktiewe chirurgie. Prof Frank Graewe gee meer insig en verduidelik dat plasties chirurgie nie net kosmeties is nie, maar poog ook om normale voorkoms en funksie te herstel.
2015 The joy of restoring beauty and function – Sunday Times
Frank Graewe is an associate professor at the University of Stellenbosch and head of plastic surgery at Tygerberg Hospital; he also works part time in private practice and was on the team that performed the recent penile transplant. He tells Margaret Harris he learns something new every day.
2016 2nd SA Biomedical Engineering Conference – Stellenbosch
At the 2nd SA Biomedical Engineering Conference Prof Frank Graewe was asked to speak about “Cranial Vault Bioengineering Replacement in a Tessier 0-14 Facial Cleft with Anterior Cranial Base Absence”.
2016 21st Biennial Congress WCET – Cape Town
At the 2016 21st Biennial Congress WCET (World Council of Enterostomal Therapists) Prof Frank Graewe was asked to speak about the Plastic Surgeons Perspective of the First Successful Penile Transplantation.
Prof Frank Graewe was part of the team to perform the world’s first successful penis transplant.
2017 9th Congress of World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery COEX – Seoul, Korea
Prof Frank Graewe was invited as a speaker to the 2017 9th Congress of World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (WSRM) held in Korea.
Prof Frank Graewe was part of the team to perform the world’s first successful penis transplant. He presented the audience with information on this groundbreaking surgery.
2017 18th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation, Barcelona
Prof Frank Graewe was invited as a speaker to the 2017 18th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT) held in Barcelona.
Prof Frank Graewe who was part of the team to perform the world’s first successful penis transplant presented the audience with information on this groundbreaking surgery.
Breast reconstruction and radiation therapy – is it really safe?
It has been shown that adjuvant radiotherapy after mastectomy significantly reduces local recurrence rates and improves overall survival in node-positive breast cancer patients. This has led to a steady increase in the use of post-mastectomy irradiation.
Let’s talk fat – a plastic surgeon’s take
A plastic surgeon’s take on fat. Obesity treatment is difficult, and long-term success rates are low. Prof Frank Graewe discusses the options available.
How Microsurgery can Repair Damaged Facial Nerves – IOL, 23 Feb 2017
Reconstructive and plastic surgeon, Dr Frank Graewe explains how facial nerve injuries cause paralysis of the facial muscles which are responsible for facial expression and can be restored by means of microsurgical techniques.
Life-changing surgery for tiny twins – IOL, 17 Mar 2017
Sixteen-month-old twin girls from Bethlehem in the Free State, Suffering from a rare cranial congenital condition where their skulls are deformed, will undergo corrective surgery by an exceptional surgical team led by Dr Frank Graewe at Tygerberg Academic Hospital.
Your breast reconstruction surgery options – News 24, 15 Sep 2015
Being diagnosed with breast cancer is a traumatic experience and often treatment involves a mastectomy. Here’s what you need to know about your breast reconstruction options.
Brave 2-year-old survives rare surgeries to remove tumour – News 24, 15 Aug 2016
Little Nicela Naude is suffering from a rare disorder, but after two dangerous surgeries she is more determined than ever.
World’s first penis transplant a success after nine-hour operation – Mirror, 13 Mar 2015
The ground-breaking operation took a team of surgeons nine hours and has allowed the patient to be sexually active.
Surgeons use 3D printing to fix serious skull defects – Health24, 11 Jun 2015
At the Tygerberg Academic Hospital, a team of surgeons performed life-changing operations on two African girls with serious skull defects.
Prof Frank Graewe on Dokter-dokter, DSTV – September 2017
Prof Frank Graewe was a participating specialist on the medical reality series, Dokter-dokter, for DSTV VIA Channel 147 that was broadcasted in September 2017.