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Emma Hansson


Department of Plastic
Visiting address
Gröna Stråket 8, SU/S
413 45 Göteborg

About Emma Hansson

Professor and senior consultant plastic surgeon. The main research focus is conditions that require breast reconstruction, with a focus on indications, surgical techniques, quality of life and health economics.


Ongoing projects:Quality of Life, Aesthetic Result and Health Economy in Breast Reconstruction (GoBreast)Psychological Effects of Implant LossEffects of Expectations and Body Image in Breast ReconstructionReconstructions With Back Donor Site Flaps and Validation of Quality of Life ScalesThe Gothenburg TIGR®/Veritas® Study

Grants:ALFGöteborgs LäkaresällskapPercy Falks stiftelse för forskning beträffande prostatacancer och bröstcancerBröstcancerförbundet

Current phd students: Linn Weick Fredrik BrorsonChristian JepsenRagnvald Brekke, Bergen University, Norway

Books: Att skriva medicinsk vetenskap: en handbokWriting for the medical sciences: konsten att skriva bra på engelskaTwo chapters in: Liposuction: Principles and practice

Other:President of the Swedish Association of Plastic Surgeons, 2018-