Breast Reconstruction by Tissue Expansion / Implant – MWh

Breast Reconstruction by Tissue Expansion / Implant – MWh

This case demonstrates the importance of the second-stage procedure in creation of proper breast aesthetics. There is often too much emphasis on marketing and gimmicky notions of single-stage expander implant devices or single-stage implant reconstruction without the use of flaps (possible with TRAM or latissimus). Expanders work to stretch the skin and muscle. Bottom row of photos: Aesthetically-pleasing breasts after total mastectomy.