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Breast Reconstruction Case 9

Gender
Female
Age
49
Height
4’11”
Weight
136 lbs

Description

49 year-old female. 4’11” tall, weighing 136 lbs. Immediately following her bilateral mastectomy, Dr. Armijo performed the first stage of breast reconstruction with the placement of tissue expanders. Once the patient was expanded to her desired size, and the patient had completed chemotherapy and radiation Dr. Armijo performed a bilateral DIEP flap procedure, using the skin and fat from her tummy to reconstruct her breasts. Dr. Armijo then
reconstructed her nipples at a third stage and the patient got 3-D tattooing in the office to complete her reconstruction.