Nipple Sparing Mastectomy With Reconstruction

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After a mastectomy, some women choose to have cosmetic surgery to recreate their breast. This surgery can be performed during mastectomy itself or later.

The breast is usually reshaped in two stages. First a tissue expander is used. Then a saline implant is placed. Sometimes the implant can be inserted in the first stage.


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Breast implants surgery


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If you are having reconstruction at the same time as your mastectomy, your surgeon may do a skin sparing mastectomy....

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