Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Risk + Breast Reconstruction
I have recently had a bilateral mastecomy due to breast cancer in my left breast. I am currently undergoing chemotherapy and will be having radiation... READ MORE
I had bilateral breast reconstruction w/ saline implants almost 17 years ago. The implants lasted 13 and 15 years, and deflated due to capsular... READ MORE
My 57 year old friend has a mild case of Sjogren's. She also had a Mastectomy. She would like to have Breast Reconstruction. One doctor turned her... READ MORE
I am 20yrs female before one year my left breast have removed because of cancer and in the same time i did reconstruction, my left breast is smaller... READ MORE
Is there an increased risk or association of respiratory infections & or pneumonia, 4+ years after having silicone implants for reconstructive... READ MORE
Does having Breast reconstruction after cancer surgery have any effect on whether cancer will return? I had a partial Mastectomy and I also worry that... READ MORE
Any risks in doing a spinning class or yoga 39 days after breast tissue expander surgery? I had delayed reconstruction. Is cardiovascular exercise ok?... READ MORE
Nipple Relocation Surgery & tattoo after successful Nipple Sparing Unilateral Mastectomy Reconstruction?
I had a Nipple Sparing Uni Mastectomy with expander placement in May 2013. In Oct 2013 I had recon with implants on my mastectomy side and an... READ MORE
Is It Okay to Go Scuba Diving with Tissue Expanders In? READ MORE
Had a lumpectomy (grade 1 infiltrating tubular tumor (9mm) I don't want tamoxifen and radiation. How risky is my decision?
I have a very healthy lifestyle, breastfed all three children (was still breastfeeding when diagnosed with third one) no history of breast cancer in... READ MORE
Post mastectomy/radiation, I want a small breast mound(A cup).What are the risks for expander,implants,fat transfer,DIEP flap?
I had an implant removed since it never fully closed after mastectomy. I have recd responses that expander/implant has high probability of infection... READ MORE
Prophylactic mastectomy with immediate reconstruction - Am I increasing the risk of skin not lasting the surgery
I am 33 y.o., 5'6", ribcage 31inch, breast width 13cm. I have a prophylactic mastectomy planned with immediate reconstruction - mentor cpg 322 330cc... READ MORE
I just got a preventative double mastectomy with immediate expanders. It went ok, but my previously radiated side is not expanding well, and I am... READ MORE
If I have a reconstruction with the BRAVA bra and fat transfer, how long will the results last? Over time, is there a likelihood of fat necrosis or... READ MORE
I have Mentor tissue expanders with a silicone elastomer injection dome that my ps finds with a magnet detector device of some kind; I now have to... READ MORE
Being a Renal Transplant Patient, Could I Be a Candidate for a Pedicled Tram Flap? READ MORE
I was unable to proceed with reconstruction beyond the first expander. Last night the saline leaked out. Do I need to do anything or will it not be a... READ MORE
I have already had a prophylactic mastectomy and then tissue expander/implant reconstruction. I had no problem with the tissue expanders, but the... READ MORE
I am hoping to get reconstruction instead of breast implants as I would not want something synthetic in my body. Also, implants eventually need to be... READ MORE
After finishing breast reconstruction with silicone implants. Do we have any limitations? Can we exercise and do everything ?
After finishing breast reconstruction with silicone implants,Do we have any limitations? Can we exercise and do everything we wish? Are there any... READ MORE