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Breast Reconstruction / Mastectomy: Case 1 (10725)


Description

This pleasant 50 year old woman was diagnosed with breast cancer (right lobular carcinoma in-situ) and chose mastectomy of both sides and immediate post-mastectomy reconstruction with tissue expanders and implants. She wore a 36 A cup before surgery. Her breasts were small and narrow shaped, and the nipple & areola were low. Her general surgeon performed mastectomies and Dr. Graham began reconstruction by placing tissue expanders. During her recovery, the expanders were filled to establish a proper contour and volume for later implant placement. A few months later, this second stage out-patient surgery was done. After that, under local anesthesia in our office, nipples were recreated with small skin flaps and tattoo was used to simulate the areola.

Patient Profile

Age
50
Gender
Female
Current Cup Size
36 B
Surgical Technique
Submuscular expander / implants.
Size of Implants (Volume)
430ml
Shape of Implants
Inamed 363LF (Natrelle)
Breast problem(s)
Ductal carcinoma in-situ

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"I am very pleased with Dr. Graham and his staff! They have been incredibly kind and helpful throughout my surgery. The post-op care has also been top notch! They always respond to my concerns right away, and I always feel well cared for, and listened to."

Mary V.

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