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 type of cancer was ductal.
The breast was reconstructed immediately after mastectomy.
The preoperative bra size was 36A.
An implant with an expander was used:
|Type of expander:||133MV both breasts (left prophylactic)|
|Initial volume:||275 cc's|
|Final volume:||375 cc's|
|Timing to placement of permanent implant:||9 months|
|Type of implant:||McGhan, Round, Silicone, Style 153|
The nipple/areola was reconstructed using the local flap and tattoo technique. The nipple/areola was reconstructed after breast creation. The patient was a size 36C/D postoperatively. These photos were taken 1 year postoperatively.
Type of Cancer: Ductal
Timing of placement of permanent implant: 9
Timing after initial breast creation: Delayed
Site of Cancer: Right Breast
Reconstructive Timing: Immediate
Preoperative Cup Size: 36A
Postoperative Cup Size: 36C/D
Technique Used A: local flap and tattoo
Technique Used B: Expander with Implant
Initial volume (ccs): 275
Type of expander: 133MV both breasts (left prophylactic)
Final volume (ccs): 375
Type of implant: McGhan, Round, Silicone, Style 153
Size (ccs): 450
Years between operation and 'after' photos: 1