TUG + Breast Reconstruction

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How Do I Decide Between Lap Flap + Implants or TUG Flap Surgery?

I had a bi-lateral mastectomy in 12/11 and radiation on the left side. I'm now considering reconstruction. I am small - 5'3/4" and 103 lbs. One doctor... READ MORE

TUG Flap or GAP Flap Long Term Results of Breast Reconstruction?

Implants removal (s&n sparing reconstruction) + replaced with either TUG or S-Gap. Does TUG fat create more beautiful breast longterm? My PS;... READ MORE

Breasts have large, hard lumps 6 weeks after free flap reconstruction. Is this normal?

I am 6 weeks out from a bilateral TUG flap reconstruction. I can feel several areas that are very hard. They are large areas, like 2 inches by 2... READ MORE

Replacing Breast Implants for a TUG or S-Gap?

Hi, I would like to replace my implants (bi-literal skin and nipple sparing breast reconstruction) for an either TUG or S-Gap flap. I am slim and... READ MORE

Implants Removal After NS Sparing Mastectomy, TUG Reconstruction Next Where Does the Stretched Muscle Go Unseen?

I will have my implants removed after ns sparing mastectomy. I have been unhappy with the odd appearance of the stretched muscle (that was created for... READ MORE

Breast Reconstruction 2 Does TUG Fat Result in More Steady Long Term Results Versus S-Gap and Where Does the Expanded Muscle Go?

I am considering a TUG flap after bilateral breast reconstruction with implants. I also thought about a S-Gap but I was told by a PS that the long... READ MORE

How common is lymphedema and loss of function in the donor leg after the tug flap surgery?

I am scheduled to have tug flap reconstruction of my right breast.I had a mastectomy and an expander put in approximately 10 months ago. I then had... READ MORE

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