Types of Breast Reconstruction following Mastectomy for Breast Cancer

 

Joseph M. Serletti, MD, FACS, Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery, Penn Medicine, provides a brief summary of the most common procedures for breast reconstruction following mastectomy for breast cancer, including implant procedures and abdominal flap surgeries, and reviews the respective advantages and drawbacks of each type of reconstruction from the patient’s perspective.

 

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