Breast Reconstruction

Specialty of Surgery

Breast reconstruction, also known as breast augmentation, is surgery done to restore the loss of a breast, usually removed because of breast cancer. Besides the aesthetic breast reconstruction with as closely as possible and texture to the original, this operation helps the patient to recover from the shock that implies suffering from cancer. Depending on each case, different surgical techniques are recommended: with breast implants, silicone containing besides other substances that vary depending on the prosthesis; techniques using the patient's own tissues to achieve a safer and more natural, generally extracted reconstruction abdomen, buttocks or thighs; or techniques that combine the two types of reconstruction as needed. Besides, after about 3 or 4 months after surgery, when the tissue is fully desinflamado, intervention for restoration of the nipple and areola, which are aesthetically perfect is performed.

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