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3 Doctor Answers | Asked by dorina1971
Yes you can do this. Hope everything goes smoothly. I use the BRAVA on several types of patient whom I don't think implants or other flap surgeries would be good options.
Thank you for the question. The answer is YES it should not cause any serious issues with the BRAVA System. Best, Gary R Culbertson, MD, FACS
One of the newest techniques for breast reconstruction involve utilization of the exciting benefits of fat grafting. Much research has been put forth into plastic surgery for harvesting of fat and its potential as stem cells. Fat grafting and transfer has been utilized both for breast augmentation but also in breast reconstruction for contouring of the breast after implant-based and flap-based reconstruction with excellent results. After a lumpectomy or mastectomy, an innovative...