Prepectoral Breast Reconstruction: What you need to know

Recently, women undergoing mastectomy for treatment of breast cancer and interested in reconstruction are being presented with a new approach, Pre-pectoral breast reconstruction. What does it mean? How is it different? and who is a good candidate? Let’s take a step back and explain what does a mastectomy involve?  Simply put, the breast tissue and fat inside the breast are carved out and the skin is preserved. An implant is used to fill in this  space and restore the breast mound. Traditionally, implants were placed in a pocket created completely under the chest wall  muscle, also known as the pectoralis… Continue Reading →