Delayed Breast Reconstruction – DIEP Flap
1. Delayed Breast Reconstruction – DIEP Reconstruction
30s female with history of left invasive ductal carcinoma
This patient had a history of left breast invasive ductal carcinoma. She had a total mastectomy of both breasts and nipples, and underwent post-operative chemotherapy and radiation. After a year, she decided to undergo reconstruction. She had a delayed DIEP flap breast reconstruction. She had one revision surgery with nipple reconstruction, and had nipple-areola tattooing in the office.
2. Delayed Breast Reconstruction – DIEP Flap
50s female with history of right breast invasive ductal carcinoma, radiation and failed implant reconstruction due to infected tissue expander by another surgeon
She underwent a right breast delayed folded DIEP flap reconstruction and removal of her left implant with conversion to DIEP flap in the left breast. She had one outpatient revision surgery with nipple reconstruction and fat grafting to the breasts.
3. Delayed Breast Reconstruction: DIEP Flap
50s female with history of invasive right breast invasive ductal carcinoma and failed right breast implant reconstruction due to infected tissue expander placed by another surgeon
This is a 53-year-old female with a history of right breast cancer. She underwent preoperative chemotherapy followed by a large right breast lumpectomy and postoperative radiation. She then underwent multiple oncoplastic reconstructions with failed implant reconstruction by another plastic surgeon. She then opted to undergo a delayed right breast DIEP flap reconstruction with Dr. Fisher. Her reconstruction was completed with nipple-areola tattooing.
4. Delayed Breast Reconstruction: DIEP Flap
30s female with history of left mastectomy for invasive ductal carcinoma
The patient underwent chemotherapy and radiation after her left breast mastectomy. She then underwent a left breast delayed DIEP flap reconstruction with a right breast implant placement and lift for symmetry. She did not desire nipple reconstruction.
5. Delayed Breast Reconstruction: DIEP Flap
60s female with history of bilateral mastectomy
This is a 62-year-old woman found to have right breast cancer who underwent a bilateral mastectomy. After completing chemotherapy, she then underwent a delayed bilateral DIEP flap breast reconstruction. She completed her reconstruction with one revision surgery with fat grafting, followed by 3D nipple-areola tattooing.