Had a bilateral mastectomy 4 years ago & radiation on my right side. I weigh 210lbs & I am 5 ft 6. Does my weight matter?

I live in Mississippi and the Diep Flap option isn't available here. My option is to use the latissimum muscle to reconstruction my radiated side.

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There are many options available to you including the DIEP.  It would be best for you to find a plastic surgeon that can discuss all your options with you.  The DIEP is the gold standard in breast reconstruction especially for those who have had radiation.

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