A few months later, the expander is removed and the patient receives either microvascular flap reconstruction, or the insertion of a permanent breast implant.
This information will help you learn how to care for yourself after your breast reconstruction surgery using a tissue expander and will help you.
During implant reconstruction, if you're having the implant inserted at the If you' re having an implant or tissue expander inserted at the same.
With the development of the concept of tissue expansion, a deflated implant can be inserted into the new pocket created after mastectomy.
Staged breast reconstruction involves expansion of the breast skin and muscle using a temporary tissue expander. This animation illustrates.