Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Nerves + Breast 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
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
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