Breast Reconstruction Cases

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Breast reconstruction – Case 1

This 51 year-old woman had a family history of breast cancer.  Genetic testing showed she was predisposed to developing cancer.  She underwent bilateral mastectomies to minimize her likelihood of developing breast cancer.  Both breasts were reconstructed using 650 ml round silicone gel breast implants and soft tissue support matrix (AlloDerm).

Breast Reconstruction – Case 2

This 47 year-old woman was found to have cancer in her left breast.  She already had breast implants from previous breast augmentation surgery.  To treat her cancer a Fort Worth breast oncology surgeon performed nipple-sparing mastectomies.  Dr. Kunkel reconstructed her breasts with 650 cc round silicone gel breast implants and soft tissue support matrix (AlloDerm).  …

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Breast Reconstruction – Case 3

This 68 year-old woman was found to have cancer in her right breast.  She is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 153 pounds.  To treat her cancer a Fort Worth breast oncology surgeon performed bilateral nipple-sparing mastectomies.  Dr. Kunkel reconstructed each breast with a 415 ml round silicone gel breast implant and soft tissue …

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Breast Reconstruction – Case 4

This 43 year-old woman (5 feet 7 inches tall, 139 pounds) had breast implants from previous breast augmentation surgery.  She developed cancer in her right breast.  To treat her cancer a Fort Worth breast oncology surgeon performed bilateral nipple-sparing mastectomies.  Dr. Kunkel completed her breast reconstruction at that time using a direct-to-implant technique with 520 …

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Breast Reconstruction – Case 6

This 45 year-old woman was found to have DCIS in her right breast.  She is 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighs 130 pounds, and has large, pendulous breasts.  Her mastectomies were performed in Fort Worth using an “anchor” pattern incision like Dr. Kunkel might use for a breast reduction.  Both breasts were reconstructed with tissue …

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Breast Reconstruction – Case 7

This 51 year-old woman developed cancer in her right breast.  A Fort Worth breast oncology surgeon completed a lumpectomy through an incision along the upper part of the right breast.  The margins of the lumpectomy specimen were positive (still had cancer present) and the patient required a right mastectomy to take care of that.  At …

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Breast Reconstruction – Case 8

This 53 year-old woman was found to have cancer in her left breast.  She underwent bilateral mastectomies and immediate reconstruction with tissue expanders.  She spent one night in a Fort Worth hospital.   Dr. Kunkel later replaced the tissue expanders with 375 cc moderate-plus profile silicone gel breast implants.  Her nipples were reconstructed a few months …

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Breast Reconstruction – Case 9

This 56 year-old woman developed cancer in her right breast.  As part of her cancer treatment a Fort Worth breast oncology surgeon performed a right mastectomy.  At that time Dr. Kunkel reconstructed her breast with a latissimus flap and tissue expander.  Six months later he completed her breast reconstruction by replacing the tissue expander with …

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Breast Reconstruction – Case 10

This 49 year-old woman developed cancer in her right breast.  She underwent a right mastectomy by a breast oncology surgeon in a Fort Worth hospital.  During that operation Dr. Kunkel reconstructed her breast with a latissimus flap and tissue expander.  A few months later the tissue expander was replaced with a 550 cc round silicone …

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