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Breast reconstruction after mastectomy

14 Apr 2018

Reconstructive surgery aims to improve quality of life by recreating a natural-looking breast that is warm to the touch. To obtain symmetry and body contour alignment, restoration of volume within the skin envelope is mandatory. The chosen reconstruction technique depends on the characteristics of the diseased breast, the shape and volume of the contralateral breast, and the technical skills of the surgical team. Timing, type and different possibilities of breast reconstruction are discussed.

Click here to view the full article which appeared in European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology