Complication + Breast Reconstruction

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Will I Be Able to Lift Weights After Reconstruction with Implants?

I currently lift weights and play the violin and am worried about the alteration of the pectoral muscle involved in placing the implants. I am 4 yrs... READ MORE

Can I Have Any Other Form of Reconstructive Surgery Following a Failed DIEP Flap?

I'm in my early 40's, I had a DIEP flap reconstruction and it failed due to a blood clot & veinous bleed & having complications and... READ MORE

Can Filling Tissue Expanders Too Quickly Cause a Wound to Appear That Looks Like a Burn? (photo)

I was 2 months post op from a double mastectomy. All was going well and I was scheduled to have my implants but in within the next month. However a... READ MORE

Chest Exercise After Reconstruction?

I've found a lot of information on this site about how it's ok to do upper body exercise with under-the-muscle breast implants, you'll... READ MORE

Is It Common To Have So Many Problems With Breast Reconstruction Or Is It Just A Fluke?

I have had 5 operations on my left side and I have had a sling put in but it is still wrinkled and awful looking. The right side I had an accident... READ MORE

New Complications Post Bilateral Double Mastectomy with Reconstruction

I've just completed 2 wks IV treatment with Pen G for cellulitis (staph a). Now, 5 days later I have a sinus infection and was put on Biaxin... READ MORE

Bi-Lat Masectomy W/TE and Now Lat Flap Surgery??

I had a bi-lat masectomy in Dec 2010. Tissue expander in left side (non-cancer side) got infected after 3 weeks. TE got removed and have been on... READ MORE

6 Hours After Bilateral Mastectomy, Went Back Due to Left Expander Rupture?

I Had Bilateral Mastectomy on July 30 2012. Roughly 6 Hrs After Surgery I Was Taken Back in Due To left expander rupturing....I have had major... READ MORE

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