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Breast Reconstruction - Photo Set

BeforeBreast Reconstruction Picture
AfterBreast Reconstruction Picture

Case Details

  • Displayed Notes This patient is 49 years old and she weighs 173lbs. She is 5'5". The site of the cancer was the left breast. The type of cancer was invasive. Chemotherapy was performed in conjunction with the reconstruction. The nodal status was 0 of 12. The tumor was stage I. The breast reconstruction was delayed post mastectomy. The autogeneous tissue used was latisimus dorsi with expander. The preoperative bra size was 38DD. An implant with an expander was used:

    Type of expander:Inamed
    Initial volume:75 cc's
    Final volume:375 cc's
    Timing to placement of permanent implant: 5 months
    Type of implant:Inamed 363LF saline implant
    Size:400 cc's

    The nipple/areola was reconstructed using the C-V type flap technique. The nipple/areola was reconstructed 4 months after breast creation. These photos were taken 1 year, 1 month postoperatively.
  • Timing of placement of permanent implant 5
  • Type of Cancer Invasive
  • Type of Cancer 0
  • Type of Cancer 12
  • Timing after initial breast creation Delayed
  • Timing after initial breast creation 4
  • Age 49
  • Height 5
  • Height 5
  • Weight 173
  • Site of Cancer Left Breast
  • Tumor Stage I
  • Adjuvant therapy Chemotherapy
  • Reconstructive Timing Delayed
  • Preoperative Cup Size 38DD
  • Technique Used A C-V type flap
  • Initial volume (ccs) 75
  • Technique Used B Expander with Implant
  • Type of expander Inamed
  • Final volume (ccs) 375
  • Type of implant Inamed 363LF saline implant
  • Size (ccs) 400
  • Autogenous Tissue LatisimusDorsiWithExpander
  • Years between operation and 'after' photos 1
  • Months between operation and 'after' photos 1

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