Right Breast DIEP Flap

Procedure Details

63 year old post-menopausal female with a diagnosis of recurrent right breast cancer. Patient had a right breast lumpectomy previously with radiation. Her most recent surgery consisted of right breast mastectomy with immediate reconstruction with DIEP flap. (Deep inferior epigastric artery perforator, or DIEP, flap is a type of breast reconstruction procedure that a woman can have after a mastectomy or removal of her breast due to breast cancer. The term "flap" means that the surgeon takes healthy tissue from another area of a woman's body (Abdomen for this case) for use in reconstruction). In addition, she also had a Reduction on the left breast for symmetry. After photographs are just three months following her surgery. The 'redness' of the scar will continue to fade. Should she desire, the patient can also have nipple reconstruction for the right breast. Currently, she is extremely happy with her breast cancer reconstruction surgery results.


White Plains, NY Facility

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