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Will Tissue Expander Failure Affect Breast Implants?
Bi-Lateral Mastectomy, reconstruction with tissue expanders, one expander is not expanding. It did, now it appears after 4 weeks and no expansion that it has a hole and I am deflating. Will this problem affect the outcome of my implant surgery to be done in 4 weeks?
Symmetry is more important than absolute size!
Depends on how much soft tissue is available and what your goals are
Tissue expanders and breast cancer reconstruction
How much skin do you have and what is the final size of the implants?
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