Chevy Chase, MD
Breast Reconstruction | Case Details
This patient is 43 years old and she weighs 123lbs. She is 5'0".
The site of the cancer was the left breast.
The type of cancer was lobular.
Chemotherapy was performed in conjunction with the reconstruction.
The nodal status was 2 of 15.
The breast was reconstructed immediately after mastectomy.
An implant with an expander was used:
|Type of expander:||133MV|
|Initial volume:||340 cc's|
|Final volume:||425 cc's|
|Timing to placement of permanent implant:||4 months|
|Type of implant:||Saline-Filled Style 363LF 410cc|
|Size:||410cc filled to 365 cc's|
The nipple/areola was reconstructed using the local flap technique. The nipple/areola was reconstructed 5 months after breast creation. These photos were taken 10 months postoperatively.
Type of Cancer: Lobular
Type of Cancer: 2
Type of Cancer: 15
Timing of placement of permanent implant: 4
Timing after initial breast creation: Delayed
Timing after initial breast creation: 5
Site of Cancer: Left Breast
Adjuvant therapy: Chemotherapy
Reconstructive Timing: Immediate
Technique Used A: local flap
Technique Used B: Expander with Implant
Initial volume (ccs): 340
Type of expander: 133MV
Final volume (ccs): 425
Type of implant: Saline-Filled Style 363LF 410cc
Size (ccs): 410cc filled to 365
Months between operation and 'after' photos: 10