Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Tramflap + Breast Reconstruction
What is the difference between the free TRAM flap surgery and the pedicled TRAM flap surgery for breast reconstruction? READ MORE
I had breast cancer (Chemo./Rads.), and am awaiting reconstruction. I have lost 175+ pounds, and have a large stomach apron of excess skin. I was... READ MORE
I had a lumpedemy and the chemo. I started doing radiation and had done 4 rounds and had gotten a hole in the incision site. I got that all cleared up... READ MORE
I had TRAM flap surgery on March 2, and I still need to have fluid drained from my stomach. I had a hematoma in the same area after surgery that had... READ MORE
I Had Double Tram Flap and Now I Have a Blister on my Left Breast Where I Had the Tissue Flap? (photo)
4 months Post Op. Any input would be great, no rads no heating pads , zero sun.. cancer was in right breast 8years ago . I was stage 3 her2 nu.. I... READ MORE
I had a mastectomy 15 years ago on the left breast and had reconstruction with a tram flap the same day. Now i have been diagnosed with breast cancer... READ MORE
Should or Can I Get Pregnant After Chemo and Bilateral Tram Flap Surgery? 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
I had breast cancer . Then had a mecsectomy. Last March I had reconstruction with tram flap. My stomach has never been the same. So much disconfort... READ MORE
I had 2 free tram flaps, left side encapsulated in 2002. Isomeone hit me with a rack accidently and an abcess formed. I'm contacting my old ps, is... READ MORE
I had a mastectomy in 2008 and want the tram flap reconstruction. I weigh 245lbs can I get that surgery? (photos)
I really need this surgery I am 32 and its hard to lose weight I also had my thyroid removed and they said it would affect my metabolism. I dont want... READ MORE
After two months of having Tram Flap Breast Reconstruction. I have a lot of discomfort. Could I have a hernia?
I think I may have been over doing it a bit. It feels like something pressing against my stomach. If I had a hernia would I know or do you think it's... READ MORE
How common is it to develop fat necrosis 4 months after undergoing reconstruction with a free tram flap ?
A large area (about 3 inches in length and 1 to 2 inches wide READ MORE
In 2002 I had bilateral mastectomy/tram flap reconstruction. Strattice used in abdomen. I have scarring & infection. What to do?
In September of 2012 the mesh began to seperate. I know have terrible scaring, pits and mesh continuing to cause infections and coming out in various... READ MORE
Breast reconstruction 2001. Latter part 2015 I had a cyst on the operation site drained . Early this year I noticed 3 lumps in the same area and went... READ MORE
Had tram flap Sept 2013, then Feb 2014 I had a severe hernia repair, went to ER did CT scan, verified hernia. What can I do?
Been in pain nauseous and vomiting the past few days. My Dr no longer in practice READ MORE