Dermal Pedicle Reconstruction Photos

This is a 44 year old Female with history of left breast invasive ductal carcinoma who underwent bilateral non-nipple sparing dermal pedicle mastectomies and tissue expander placement in June 2020. She subsequently underwent tissue expander removal and DIEP flap breast reconstruction in September 2020.

 

This is a 40 year old female who was diagnosed with left breast cancer. She had D cup size breasts with grade II ptosis and wished to maintain her cup size and have more lifted breasts after reconstruction. She underwent bilateral nipple-sparing mastectomies using a dermal pedicle approach with tissue expander placement. The margin behind her left nipple was positive.  She underwent bilateral tissue expander removal with DIEP flap reconstruction including the removal of the left nipple positive margin, and removal of the right nipple for symmetry.

 

This is a 28 year old female with a strong family history of breast cancer and BRCA1 genetic mutation. She had C cup size breasts with grade I ptosis and wished to have slightly smaller and lifted breasts after reconstruction. She underwent bilateral prophylactic nipple-sparing mastectomies using a dermal pedicle approach with tissue expander, and later underwent tissue expander removal with placement of smooth, round, cohesive gel silicone implants.

 

This is a 46 year old female who was diagnosed with right breast cancer. She had G cup size breasts with grade III ptosis, and wished to have much smaller breasts after reconstruction. She underwent bilateral nipple-sparing mastectomies using a dermal pedicle approach with immediate DIEP flaps. She later underwent one revision surgery.

 

This is a 41 year old female who was diagnosed with left breast cancer. She had C cup size breasts with grade 2 ptosis, and she wished to maintain her breast size but be more lifted if possible. She underwent bilateral nipple-sparing mastectomies using a dermal pedicle approach with tissue expander placement. She is awaiting her final reconstruction, using either with an autologous or an implant based technique.