A New Approach: Pre-Pectoral Breast Reconstruction

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Prepectoral breast reconstruction results

Pre-pectoral breast reconstruction is an alternative approach to traditional breast reconstruction, where the implants are placed over the muscle instead of underneath it. Pre-pectoral breast reconstruction has been made possible in large part by the use of biological mesh products (called acellular dermal matrices) that can substitute for muscle to cover, protect, and support a… Read more »

The Impact of Animation Deformity on Quality of Life in Post-Mastectomy Reconstruction Patients

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From The Aesthetic Surgery Journal By Hilton Becker, Nicole Fregosi Background: Animation deformity after subpectoral breast implant placement has been documented; however, the actual prevalence and effect on patient quality of life has not been studied much. Objectives: The purpose of this study was to show that all patients with subpectoral implants experience some degree… Read more »