Why breast reconstruction
The presence of breast is a defining feature of adult mammalian gender.
It must therefore be considered an essential element of human feminity, and the role it play in female psychology cannot be understated.
Hence reconstruction of breast is almost exclusively consequent on surgery for breast cancer.
What are aims of breast reconstruction
Creating a symmetrical ptotic conus precisely positioned on the breast footprint embodies the art of breast reconstructive sculpture.
The ultimate goal of breast reconstruction is to create symmetrical,natural-looking breast and not necessarily a specific shape or volume.
Indication for breast reconstruction
Immediate Versus delayed Reconstruction
Immediate Delayed Reconstruction
This is indicated when patient may require adjuvant therapy as radiotherapy. In this reconstruction an expander is placed in skin envelop which helps in maintain suitable subcutaneous cavity to accommodate implant or tissue of reconstruction at later stage.
What are Type of reconstruction
Which are flaps are used for breast reconstruction