Chevy Chase, MD
Breast Reconstruction | Case Details
This patient is 33 years old and she weighs 118lbs. She is 5'6".
The site of the cancer was the right breast.
The breast was reconstructed immediately after mastectomy.
An implant with an expander was used:
|Type of expander:||133MV|
|Initial volume:||275 cc's|
|Final volume:||375 cc's|
|Timing to placement of permanent implant:||8 months|
|Type of implant:||McGhan Silicone-Filled Style 153 450cc|
The nipple/areola was reconstructed using the local flap technique. The nipple/areola was reconstructed 9 months after breast creation. These photos were taken 1 year postoperatively.
Timing of placement of permanent implant: 8
Timing after initial breast creation: Delayed
Timing after initial breast creation: 9
Site of Cancer: Right Breast
Reconstructive Timing: Immediate
Technique Used A: local flap
Technique Used B: Expander with Implant
Initial volume (ccs): 275
Type of expander: 133MV
Final volume (ccs): 375
Type of implant: McGhan Silicone-Filled Style 153 450cc
Size (ccs): 450
Years between operation and 'after' photos: 1