Q. What might prevent a successful result with breast reconstruction?
A. Well… lots of things, actually. To begin with, you may not even be a candidate for body tissue reconstruction; since your blood vessels play such an important role in the outcome, generally you’re not eligible if you have diabetes, connective tissue or vascular disease, or if you’re a smoker.
The new breast might not exactly match the old one; you may want to have the surgeon go back in and do some tweaks, to one...Read more
Q. What happens once I’m out of breast reconstruction surgery? A. You’ll spend some time in the recovery room, then be brought back to your... Read more »
Breast Cancer Comics: TRAM Flap Four Square Q. Where do they take the tissue from for autologous breast reconstruction? Do I have a choice? A. Fat... Read more »
Breast Cancer Comics: LAT Flap Four Square Q. What does breast reconstruction “flap” refer to? A. The most common method of rebuilding a breast... Read more »
LAT flap, TRAM flap... Read on to view more Breast Cancer Comics on breast reconstruction!Q. I’ve decided to have breast reconstruction after my... Read more »