Breast Reconstruction | Case Details
This patient is 54 years old and she weighs 105lbs. She is 5'4".
The site of the cancer was the left breast.
The type of cancer was invasive.
Chemotherapy was performed in conjunction with the reconstruction.
The nodal status was 0 of 1.
The tumor was stage IIIA.
The breast was reconstructed immediately after mastectomy.
The autogeneous tissue used was latisimus dorsi with expander.
An implant with an expander was used:
|Type of expander:||Inamed|
|Initial volume:||0 cc's|
|Final volume:||180 cc's|
|Timing to placement of permanent implant:||4 months|
|Type of implant:||Inamed Saline 363LF|
The nipple/areola was reconstructed using the C-V inferiorly based flap technique. The nipple/areola was reconstructed 9 months after breast creation. These photos were taken 1 year, 5 months postoperatively.
Type of Cancer: Invasive
Type of Cancer: 0
Type of Cancer: 1
Timing of placement of permanent implant: 4
Timing after initial breast creation: Delayed
Timing after initial breast creation: 9
Site of Cancer: Left Breast
Tumor Stage: IIIA
Adjuvant therapy: Chemotherapy
Reconstructive Timing: Immediate
Technique Used A: C-V inferiorly based flap
Technique Used B: Expander with Implant
Initial volume (ccs): 0
Type of expander: Inamed
Final volume (ccs): 180
Type of implant: Inamed Saline 363LF
Size (ccs): 260
Autogenous Tissue: LatisimusDorsiWithExpander
Years between operation and 'after' photos: 1
Months between operation and 'after' photos: 5