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Can the "Capsule Switch Procedure" Be Used in Reconstruction for Capsular Contracture?
I had lumpectomy and radiation 18 months prior to my mastectomy. I currently have tissue expanders w/alloderm and am doing well, but am concerned about capsular contraction since I had rads. I was reading about the "pocket protector" and the Capsule Switch Procedure using e-PTFE. I don't want to get a latissimus flap if this happens. Is CSP an option? Or is that just used in augmentation cases?
Further reconstructive options are always available
Alloderm may help reduce your incidence of capsular contracture.
Prevention of capsular contracture after radiation
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