What happens during surgery for explantation implants post Masectomy? Will pectoral muscle return to normal? Severe nerve pain
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Explantation of Implants
I am sorry you are having pain after reconstruction. It is straightforward to have the implants removed. The incision needs to be opened enough to remove the device. Some of the capsule will be removed and the muscle will be sutured back to chest wall. Typically a drain is left in place for a week. Most board certified Plastic Surgeons feel comfortable with this procedure.
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