Following a medically necessary mastectomy, it is possible to restore the removed breast in an aesthetic and natural way through a breast reconstruction. The breast can be reconstructed using silicone implants or own tissue (from the back, belly or buttocks).
|Surgery time||3 to 5 hours|
|Presentability||depends on localization and extent|
|Workableness||after 3 to 4 weeks|
The reconstruction of the nipple is also an important aspect of the overall concept. The planning for a breast reconstruction is very much directed towards the individual patient. In talks with the plastic surgeon the patients discuss their wishes and are informed about the appropriate surgical options.