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Free TRAM Flap Vs. Pedicled TRAM Flap

What is the difference between the free TRAM flap surgery and the pedicled TRAM flap surgery for breast reconstruction? READ MORE

Implants vs. Tissue for Breast Recontruction After Prophylactic Mastectomy

I am a 36 yo thin, healthy, small breasted, BRCA1+ woman. I am planning a prophylactic nipple sparing double mastectomy. Because I am healthy, my... READ MORE

Breast Implants vs Tissue Fillers for Breast Reconstruction

I have breast cancer, and will undergo mastectomy, but my insurance will not approve the use of Alloderm for the reconstruction because they say its... READ MORE

Sientra Shaped Implants vs. Smooth Round Gel for Breast Cancer Reconstruction?

I am considering a revision from smooth round silicone implants following bilateral mastectomies to the Sientra shaped implants. Which base shape is... READ MORE

BRAVA or Implants: What Do You Feel is Safer and Has Best Results?

I have been dx'd with IDC and will be having a bilateral masectomy in March with reconstruction. I love the idea of BRAVA as a more... READ MORE

What are the pros and cons of sub pectoral vs. sub dermal implant placement immediately following a bi-lateral mastectomy?

I'm 45 and I've been diagnosed with Stage I breast, ER and PR positive, HER2 negative, BRAC 1& 2 negative, left breast. I've decided to undergo a... READ MORE

Should I have breast reconstruction before, or after, radiation?

Had a lumpectomy on my right breast . Should radiation be done prior to reconstruction or after.? READ MORE

Breast reconstruction after bilateral mastectomy for breast cancer: under or over the muscle?

It seems that there is a recent shift in the United States to doing more over-the-muscle breast reconstructions. For doctors who have done a high... READ MORE

I'm having delayed breast reconstruction. One Doc uses drains afterwards and the other does not. Which method is best?

I would think having drains placed after surgery would help prevent a seroma? Am I wrong? Does it matter if you have drains placed after surgery or... READ MORE

I have breast implants after a bilateral mastectomy. Should I go for high profile or moderate during revision?

I have breast implants after a complete mastectomy i have 600ccs in one and 650 in the other and they are not symetrical and the are moving under my... READ MORE

How Will Past Radiation and the Number of Cc's Injected in TE Affect the Decision for the Size of Permanent Implants?

My tissue expanders are now at 450 cc's (radiated 18 yrs. ago) and 550 cc's on the non-radiated side. This is my 2nd occurrence of early breast cancer... READ MORE

With the recent techniques in breast reconstruction. Implant under pectoral muscle vs over pectoral muscle with ADM?

With the recent techniques in breast reconstruction, What is better, to have implants under pectoral muscles or over pectoral muscle with ADM? What... READ MORE

DIEP or implants? (Photo)

My GS and PS advice me to do bilateral mastectomy and reconstruction with implant even other doctor. But im afraid of the outcome of implants since it... READ MORE

Mastectomy and radiation?

I have to have a mastectomy followed by 5 1/2 weeks of radiation. The doctor is recommending the DIEP. I saw the Brava and am wondering if that might... READ MORE

Anatomical silicone implants vs rounded silicone implants?

BMX 2 years ago.No rads. I'm having delayed reconstruction. I've got anatomical 500cc expanders in at present. I'm wondering what implants would be... READ MORE

Who's most satified, DIEP Flap or Cohesive Gel Implant Patients?

I've calmed down on the cohesive gel implant safety and may consider one for my single breast revision. I'm wondering which set of patients have... READ MORE

Pectoral muscle to hold the implant or alloderm? Which will be most painful?

I have thin skin since my double mastectomy in 2012. I had a pretty through double mastectomy due to cancer. I did not need chemo or radiation. I now... READ MORE

What's the difference in results from Breast Lift with Mastectomy and Implants vs normal Breast Lift with Implants?

I would like to have a lift and reduction during my mastectomy and reconstruction surgery with implants... Is it more difficult for a surgeon to... READ MORE

My reconstruction surgery is next week. Which implants are better for such a surgery, silicone or saline?

I'm 5 4' 130lbs , 43 yrs old, 3 kids. I'm active, workout 4-5/wk weights/ boot camp. Had nipple delay 2weeks ago. Thankyou READ MORE

Will the lift plus the implant change my bra size and what is the difference between gel silicone and saline implants? (Photo)

I had a mastectomy on my right side and have a expander in place. I am coming up to my last expansion and I'm not sure what kind, size, or shape... READ MORE

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