Before & After

BREAST RECONSTRUCTION
     ● Immediate or Delayed 
       Breast Reconstruction
     ● Reconstructive Timeline
     ● DIEP Flap
     ● PAP Flap
     ● Tissue Expanders & Implants
     ● Direct to Implant
     ● Lumpectomy Reconstruction
 
ADDITIONAL PROCEDURES
     ● Nipple Reconstruction
     ● Symmetry Surgery
     ● Breast Fat Grafting
     ● Revision Surgery
     ● Lymphedema Surgery
 
SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS
     ● Choosing Not to Have
       Reconstruction
     ● Young Women with Breast
       Cancer
     ● Patients with High BMI
     ● BRCA 1 & BRCA 2
     ● Advanced Breast Cancer
 
BREAST CANCER
     ● Lumpectomy or Mastectomy
     ● Skin Sparing Mastectomy
     ● Nipple Sparing Mastectomy
     ● Prophylactic Mastectomy
     ● Radiation Therapy
     ● Chemotherapy
     ● Hormone Therapy
 
 
 

Young Women with Breast Reconstruction

Young women represent a substantial proportion of patients treated for breast cancer.  7% of women with breast cancer are diagnosed before the age of 40.  Although the technical aspect of performing breast reconstruction is the same, there are some special considerations when planning breast reconstruction in young women that must be considered.

 

Factors related to tumor biology, body shape and available tissues, and impact of future pregnancy on abdominal donor sites must be considered by the multidisciplinary treatment team to produce an optimal reconstruction.

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Specializing in Breast Reconstruction and Microsurgery

Center for Breast Surgery at

Lenox Hill Hospital

  

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