Types of Breast Reconstruction

There are two types of breast reconstruction: autologous, meaning tissue from part of the body (back muscle, lower abdominal fat or gluteal fat), and using implants, says Dr. Xiaoti Xu, Plastic Surgeon with West Kendall Baptist Hospital.

Some women could need implants because they can’t have reconstruction because of anatomic or medical issues, the specialist describes.

The surgeon has to become a friend of the woman with the intention of guiding her to choose the best option for her, he says.

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