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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 33 years old and she weighs 148lbs. She is 5'7". The site of the cancer was the right breast. The type of cancer was ductal. Chemotherapy was performed in conjunction with the reconstruction. The nodal status was 2 of 6. The tumor was stage II. The breast was reconstructed immediately after mastectomy. The preoperative bra size was 36 B. An implant with an expander was used:

    Type of expander:Medium Height Contour Profile
    Initial volume:60 cc's
    Final volume:720 cc's
    Timing to placement of permanent implant: 7 months
    Type of implant:Smooth, Round, High Profile
    Size:650 cc's

    The nipple/areola was reconstructed using the Tattoo & Flap technique. The nipple/areola was reconstructed 5 months after breast creation. These photos were taken 5 months postoperatively.
  • Type of Cancer Ductal
  • Type of Cancer 6
  • Age 33
  • Height 5
  • Weight 148
  • Site of Cancer Right Breast
  • Tumor Stage II
  • Adjuvant therapy Chemotherapy
  • Reconstructive Timing Immediate
  • Preoperative Cup Size 36 B
  • Technique Used A Tattoo & Flap
  • Initial volume (ccs) 60
  • Type of expander Medium Height Contour Profile
  • Final volume (ccs) 720
  • Type of implant Smooth, Round, High Profile
  • Size (ccs) 650
  • Autogenous Tissue Unspecified
  • Months between operation and 'after' photos 5

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