Nerves + Breast Reconstruction

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Rippling After Skin Saving Bilateral Mastectomy with Immediate Reconstruction

All done 16 years ago. I was very happy with my result. But now the implants are rippling badly and I have some "nerve"? pain on my chest... READ MORE

Can a sensory nerve in the DIEP flap be connected after the flap's been attached to the unilateral mastectomy site?

I had a DIEP flap procedure April 15 and am scheduled for "tweaking" of that breast and changes to the normal breast for symmetry July 23. Before the... READ MORE

Any thoughts on cutting the pectoral nerve for Breast Reconstruction?

I had a 2nd opinion for breast reconstruction for bottoming out and implant malposition. My new 2nd opinion wants to fix the prob. With sutures and... READ MORE

Anything I can do to encourage nerves to grow after bilateral mastectomy, node biopsy with silicone implants?

I had a bilateral nipple sparing mastectomy and 7 lymph nodes removed from right arm pit on Feb 24th for DCIS grade 3. Nodes were clear of cancer... READ MORE

Cut the pectoral nerve for a reconstruction implant surgery? I am scared of this. Is it routine?

I am post chemo and about to have breast reconstruction . I am very active. The doctor said he always denervates the pectoral major by cutting the... READ MORE

Is there any new technology or procedures that would allow for nerve regrowth after a mastectomy to regain sensitivity and feel?

I had first a bilateral reduction, which found the cancer on the left, and opted for unilateral mastectomy. Had to have a tiny implant for upper... READ MORE

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