Bilat DIEP Flaps or Brava+fat Graft to Reconstruct A Cups?
51 yo non-smoking ft student wi 9 mm carcinoma rt breast, no nodes involved and have elected to do bilat mastectomies due to family hx. Used to have an athletic build, now mildly obese mesomorph getting back into shape. The PS at my university does lots of DIEPs, but I worry about recovering from 16 hrs of surg wi classes starting Aug 13. I'm wondering if repeated BRAVA+ scant fat grafts is better for me? Opinions on long term issues? If fat necroses or forms nodules, options to repair? thanks!