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2010 Baba kry nuwe lewe na spesiale operasie
  • 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.

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  • 2010 Surgical advance puts baby on path to normal life
  • 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.

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  • 2011 Nuwe tegniek gebruik vroue se eie vetselle vir rekonstruksie
  • 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.

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  • 2012 Als weer netjies
  • 2012 Als weer netjies – Huisgenoot

    Anette Venter 55 se regterbors is tydens mastektomie verwyder, maar in ‘n eerste vir Suid-Afrika is dit met vet en stamselle weer opgevul deur Prof Frank Graewe.

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  • 2012 Kanker vat nie die note weg nie
  • 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.

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  • 2012 Stem Cells in the Limelight
  • 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.

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  • 2012 Vet wat vir jou werk
  • 2012 Vet wat vir jou werk – Sarie

    Baanbreker prosedure word deur Prof Frank Graewe gebruik waar die pasient se eie vet wat met stamselle verryk word en weer terug gespuit word in die bors.

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  • 2012 When good breasts go bad
  • 2012 When good breasts go bad – Longevity

    In the article “When Good Breasts Go Bad” Prof Graewe gives his opinion on Silicone Implants.

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  • 2013 My journey with breast cancer Wilma van der Bijl
  • 2013 My journey with breast cancer Wilma van der Bijl – Mediclinic Family Magazine

    Form Miss South Africa, Wilma van der Bijl talks about her breast cancer journey.

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  • 2015 Give the past the heave-ho
  • 2015 Give the past the heave-ho – City Press

    The City Press talks about the break through surgery of which Prof Frank Graewe was part off, the world’s first penis transplant.

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  • 2015 Nicela’s on her way
  • 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.

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  • 2015 Plastiese Chirurgie Meer veelsydig as net voorkoms
  • 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.

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  • 2015 Prof behind penis transplant
  • 2015 Prof behind penis transplant – Cape Argus

    Prof Graewe talks about his 15 years of experience and fascination with human anatomy helped him perform the groundbreaking surgery.

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  • 2015 The joy of restoring beauty and function
  • 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.

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  • 2017 Life Changing Surgery
  • 2017 Life Changing Surgery – Tygerburger

    A Windhoek man can work again after life-changing surgery by Dr Frank Graewe.  Aaron had extremely severe keloids covering most of his upper body.

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  • Public Speaking

    2016 2nd SA Biomedical Engineering Conference
  • 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”.

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  • 2016 21st Biennial Congress WCET
  • 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.

     

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  • 2017 9th Congress of World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery COEX
  • 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.

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  • 2017 18th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation
  • 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.

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  • Online Publications

    World’s first successful penile transplant at Tygerberg
  • World’s first successful penile transplant at Tygerberg

    Prof Frank Graewe talks about the world’s first successful penile transplant

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  • Breakthrough craniofacial surgery performed at Tygerberg Academic Hospital
  • Breakthrough craniofacial surgery performed at Tygerberg Academic Hospital

    Prof Frank Graewe performs breakthrough craniofacial surgery performed at Tygerberg Academic Hospital

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  • What are craniofacial syndromes?
  • What are craniofacial syndromes?

    Prof Frank Graewe explains the different types of craniofacial syndromes

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  • Keloid surgery gives a man his life back
  • Keloid surgery gives a man his life back

    A Windhoek man can work again after life-changing surgery by Dr Frank Graewe. Aaron had extremely severe keloids covering most of his upper body.

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  • Breast reconstruction and radiation therapy – is it really safe?
  • 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.

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  • Let’s talk fat – a plastic surgeon’s take
  • 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.

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  • Penile allotransplantion
  • Penile allotransplantion

    A report on the Penile allotransplantation Frank Graewe was part of. A case report with 24 months of follow-up.

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  • How Microsurgery can Repair Damaged Facial Nerves
  • 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.

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  • Life-changing surgery for tiny twins
  • 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.

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  • Your breast reconstruction surgery options
  • 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.

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  • Brave 2-year-old survives rare surgeries to remove tumour
  • 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.

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  • World’s first penis transplant a success after nine-hour operation
  • 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.

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  • Surgeons use 3D printing to fix serious skull defects
  • 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.

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  • Broadcastings

    Prof Frank Graewe on Dokter-dokter, DSTV – September 2017
  • 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.

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  • Medical Recognitions

    2004 Frank Graewe was awarded the title: “Doctor medicinae universae”
  • Doctor medicinae universae

    2004 Frank Graewe was awarded the title: “Doctor medicinae universae” (Dr.med.univ.) by the Medical School of the University of Innsbruck, Austria

  • 2016 Bizcommunity awarded Prof Frank Graewe on their annual BestBiz
  • 2016 Bizcommunity awarded Prof Frank Graewe on their annual BestBiz

    2016 Bizcommunity awarded Prof Frank Graewe on their annual BestBiz under their Healthcare list, as the most-read contributor.

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