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Does Shape of Tissue Expander for Breast Reconstruction Matter?
After radical mastectomy on left breast following cancer (but no chemo or radiation required), two plastic surgeons have recommended lat flap surgery followed by implant. One doctor suggested a "tear drop" (low profile) shaped tissue expander, while the other made no distinction of shape and would use what appears to be the typical round expander. Should I expect any difference in results following the implant?
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