Nerves + Breast Reconstruction

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Rippling After Skin Saving Bilateral Mastectomy with Immediate Reconstruction

All done 16 years ago. I was very happy with my result. But now the implants are rippling badly and I have some "nerve"? pain on my chest... READ MORE

Will cutting the thoraco-dorsal nerve stop severe cramping in my latissimus dorsi flap breast reconstruction?

I had a mastectomy with latissimus dorsi flap reconstruction in Sept 08. I am small breasted so no implant was necessary. I have had 4 lipo modelling... READ MORE

Is it possible to somehow improve my odds of regaining sensation after Mastectomy?

I understand that I'll never regain the sensation I had before the tissue removal. But is there anything I can do to make the odds of regaining at... READ MORE

Can a sensory nerve in the DIEP flap be connected after the flap's been attached to the unilateral mastectomy site?

I had a DIEP flap procedure April 15 and am scheduled for "tweaking" of that breast and changes to the normal breast for symmetry July 23. Before the... READ MORE

Cut the pectoral nerve for a reconstruction implant surgery? I am scared of this. Is it routine?

I am post chemo and about to have breast reconstruction . I am very active. The doctor said he always denervates the pectoral major by cutting the... READ MORE

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