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Breast Reconstruction - Photo Set

BeforeBreast Reconstruction Picture
AfterBreast Reconstruction Picture
BeforeBreast Reconstruction Picture
AfterBreast Reconstruction Picture

Case Details

  • Displayed Notes This patient is 43 years old and she weighs 123lbs. She is 5'0". The site of the cancer was the left breast. The type of cancer was lobular. Chemotherapy was performed in conjunction with the reconstruction. The nodal status was 2 of 15. The breast was reconstructed immediately after mastectomy. An implant with an expander was used:

    Type of expander:133MV
    Initial volume:340 cc's
    Final volume:425 cc's
    Timing to placement of permanent implant: 4 months
    Type of implant:Saline-Filled Style 363LF 410cc
    Size:410cc filled to 365 cc's

    The nipple/areola was reconstructed using the local flap technique. The nipple/areola was reconstructed 5 months after breast creation. These photos were taken 10 months postoperatively.
  • Timing of placement of permanent implant 4
  • Type of Cancer Lobular
  • Type of Cancer 2
  • Type of Cancer 15
  • Timing after initial breast creation Delayed
  • Timing after initial breast creation 5
  • Age 43
  • Height 5
  • Height 0
  • Weight 123
  • Site of Cancer Left Breast
  • Adjuvant therapy Chemotherapy
  • Reconstructive Timing Immediate
  • Technique Used A local flap
  • Initial volume (ccs) 340
  • Technique Used B Expander with Implant
  • Type of expander 133MV
  • Final volume (ccs) 425
  • Type of implant Saline-Filled Style 363LF 410cc
  • Size (ccs) 410cc filled to 365
  • Months between operation and 'after' photos 10

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