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Does the body dissolve Alloderm?

When I had my expanders were replaced with implants, my PS said there is no sign of alloderm left. I know they were put in when the expanders were put in. What does this mean? My body dissolved it?

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Alloderm for Breast Reconstruction

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Thank you for your question.

This means that it was either absorbed by your body or the Alloderm matrix was completely vascularized and incorporated into the implant capsule surrounding your breast tissue expanders | breast implants..

I hope this helps.


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