Will Cutting Thoracordorsal Nerve After Lat Flap Reduce Tightness? Feeling of Muscles in Breasts?
How to Reduce Tightness After Breast Reconstruction?
Doctor Answers 1
Cutting the nerve to the latismus dorsi muscle in breast reconstruction will prevent the muscle from jumping during motion and may loosen the tightness. Make sure the tightness is not due to scar or capsular contracture, if there is an implant under the latismus dorsi.
Have a question? Ask a doctor
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.