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Breast Reconstruction | Case Details

This patient is 33 years old and she weighs 148lbs. She is 5'7". The site of the cancer was the right breast. The type of cancer was ductal. Chemotherapy was performed in conjunction with the reconstruction. The nodal status was 2 of 6. The tumor was stage II. The breast was reconstructed immediately after mastectomy. The preoperative bra size was 36 B. An implant with an expander was used:

Type of expander:Medium Height Contour Profile
Initial volume:60 cc's
Final volume:720 cc's
Timing to placement of permanent implant: 7 months
Type of implant:Smooth, Round, High Profile
Size:650 cc's


The nipple/areola was reconstructed using the Tattoo & Flap technique. The nipple/areola was reconstructed 5 months after breast creation. These photos were taken 5 months postoperatively.

Type of Cancer: Ductal

Type of Cancer: 6

Age: 33

Height: 5

Weight: 148

Site of Cancer: Right Breast

Tumor Stage: II

Adjuvant therapy: Chemotherapy

Reconstructive Timing: Immediate

Preoperative Cup Size: 36 B

Technique Used A: Tattoo & Flap

Initial volume (ccs): 60

Type of expander: Medium Height Contour Profile

Final volume (ccs): 720

Type of implant: Smooth, Round, High Profile

Size (ccs): 650

Autogenous Tissue: Unspecified

Months between operation and 'after' photos: 5

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