Delayed Breast Reconstruction Surgery

Procedure Details

Patient is a 58 year old female from Trinidad, who was diagnosed with right breast cancer in 2015. Patient had undergone a right breast mastectomy. Patient completed chemotherapy and radiation treatment in 2015. At the time of her Mastectomy, patient stated she was not offered reconstruction. Radiation had made changes to her right breast immediately after. She also presented at the time of consultation with darkening skin on the that side (right side). Patient consulted with Dr. Koch for right breast reconstruction, as well as surgery for her left breast. Patient had several biopsies on the left breast and since completing right breast mastectomy only she had anxiety about her left breast having cancer. Patient wanted a left breast mastectomy and reconstruction at the same time of the right breast reconstruction. Patient's after photographs shown here are just 11 weeks post her bilateral DIEP Flap breast reconstruction with left breast mastectomy. The DIEP Flap surgery. (A DIEP flap is a type of breast reconstruction in which blood vessels called deep inferior epigastric perforators (DIEP), as well as the skin and fat connected to them, are removed from the lower abdomen and transferred to the chest to reconstruct a breast after mastectomy).


Cortlandt Manor, NY Facility

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