Breast Reconstruction Case Study

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One of options for breast reconstruction surgery is DIEP flap reconstruction. This procedure uses skin and tissue from the lower abdomen of the patient to reconstruct the shape and size of the breast that requires reconstruction. It offers a warm, natural soft shape that mimics the natural breast line better than an implant would. Unlike older, less advanced procedures, DIEP does not take any muscle tissue from the donor site. This offers the patient less pain, a faster recovery, and lower risks of complications after surgery. What is involved with the DIEP procedure? With this form of breast reconstruction, the surgeon is going to look at the abdominal area around and below the belly button for donor tissue. He will harvest the skin as

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