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Choosing Breast Reconstruction Surgery

After mastectomy, doctors can sculpt a new breast. The choice to get breast reconstruction surgery is the patient’s personal choice. Read about the decision.

Choosing Breast Reconstruction Surgery

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Cosmetic Procedures: Breast Reconstruction Without Implants

Women who have had breast cancer and a mastectomy have a number of options in breast reconstruction. If the woman does not want implants, she may choose to have her breast reconstructed using her own body tissue through what is commonly known as a flap procedure. This operation involves moving healthy tissue from one area of the body to the chest using one of two methods, tunneling or free-flap. Tunneling procedure. Using this technique, the transplanted section of tissue remains attached...

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Breast Reconstructive Surgery

This article explains the techniques doctors use in breast reconstructive surgery.

Breast Reconstructive Surgery

 

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Reviewed by Sujana Movva, MD on October 29, 2014
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