Failure + Breast Reconstruction Q&A
I had a bi-lateral mastectomy and tissue expanders put in Sept. 9th. The left side failed because of 5 needle size holes and was replaced on Oct. 29th... READ MORE
I experienced a partial failure of a DIEP reconstruction. After chemo, I underwent a fat graft to fill out the breast. However, my surgeon found and... READ MORE
Had 2 Attempts,5 Mos Apart at Tissue Expanders with Alloderm,both Failed Due to Infection.what Are My Chances w/ Future Surgery?
I Have Had 2 Attempts,5 Mos Apart at Tissue Expanders with Alloderm,both Failed Due to Infection.what Are my Chances at Future Surgery? READ MORE
4 weeks ago I had DIEP breast reconstruction. The flap on 1 breast is black, although the breast pocket is healthy looking. I am also concerned about... READ MORE
I had a failed Tram Flap Procedure and I am wondering what is my best option to at least improve the appearance? (photos)
I had a failed Tram Flap Procedure and I am wondering what is my best option to at least improve the appearance. I am thinking of having another... READ MORE
Between infections and rejections, I have had three failed reconstructions. My right breast was removed due to cancer. The doctor attempted to make my... READ MORE
I Had a Bi Lateral Delayed DIEP on June 10. My Abdominal Sutures Have Opened Twice and Are Tunneling Now. I Have Two Options:
My PS wants to perform a surgery in leiu of the VAC by using a drain. He feels this is the safest route even though it's only a 65% success rate. If I... READ MORE
I had Prophylactic DMX w/ Diep Flap Recon. 8/15. On day 6 post-op I noticed the flap on rt. side was purple. PS watched it for 4 weeks, then cleaned... READ MORE
I had an sgap surgery that failed. I have a hematoma that is 10cm x 12cm x 3cm deep. Can my body absorb this?
It's been a month since the surgery. READ MORE
Reconstruction failure do to infection on radiated breast. Is it possible to fill in the concave to make me flat? (Photo)
My reconstruction failed in the worst kind of way. Tons of delays such as radiation and infection. I'm only 40 years old trying get to a active life.... READ MORE
Why would a lat flap reconstruction fail? Plastic surgeon is not returning calls or sending records to other doctors.
Had an attempted Lat flap breast reconstruction that went necrosis with in one week. The surgeon had to remove everything and I am now left with an... READ MORE
Can fat transfer be performed after two failed breast reconstructions with silicone implants/alloderm?
I had immediate reconstruction after double mastectomy. The left reconstruction failed due to infection. Now, second reconstruction, I'm having seroma... READ MORE