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Dr. Wheeler: Breast Reconstruction

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Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

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Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

Case: 699

Surgeon: Chad K. Wheeler, MD

Surgery: Bilateral Breast Reconstruction with Tissue Expander Placement and Alloderm Placement for Breast Soft Tissue Reinforcement

Diagnosis: Breast Cancer.

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Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

After

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

Case: 22745858

Surgeon: Chad K. Wheeler, MD

Surgery: Bilateral breast reconstruction using DIEP flaps with abdominal mesh placement for reinforcement of abdominal wall, followed by revisions and fat grafting from flank to breasts, followed by nipple reconstruction and areola tattooing

Diagnosis: Breast Cancer.

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Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

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Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

Case: 22767575

Surgeon: Chad K. Wheeler, MD

 

Surgery: Left placement of tissue expanders following left nipple sparing mastectomy and left placement of AlloDerm for soft tissue reinforcement of breast. 3 months later followed by left tissue expander removal and replacement with silicone implant to match right breast

Diagnosis: Left breast cancer, left axillary deformity

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Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

After

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

Case: 22764609

Surgeon:  Chad K. Wheeler, MD

Surgery: Bilateral delayed breast reconstruction using DIEP flaps, followed by revisions and fat grafting from flank to breasts, followed by nipple reconstruction and areola tattooing

Diagnosis: Breast Cancer

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Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

After

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

Case: 22764843

Surgeon: Chad K. Wheeler, MD

 

Surgery: Bilateral placement of tissue expanders following bilateral nipple taking mastectomy and bilateral placement of AlloDerm for soft tissue reinforcement of breast. 3 months later followed by bilateral tissue expander removal and replacement with silicone implants

Diagnosis: Right breast cancer, Bilateral axillary defects

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Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

After

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

Case: 1342

Surgeon:  Chad K. Wheeler, MD

Surgery: Bilateral placement of tissue expanders following bilateral nipple taking mastectomy and bilateral placement of AlloDerm for soft tissue reinforcement of breast. 3 months later followed by bilateral tissue expander removal and replacement with silicone implants

Diagnosis: Breast Cancer

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Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

After

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

Case: 608

Surgeon: Chad K. Wheeler, MD

 

Surgery: Bilateral Nipple Sparing Mastectomies with immediate Breast Reconstruction using Tissue Expanders.

Diagnosis: Breast Cancer

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Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

After

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

Case: 607

Surgeon: Chad K. Wheeler, MD

 

Surgery: Breast Reconstruction using Tissue Expanders

Diagnosis: Breast Cancer.

Bilateral implant based breast reconstruction using done in 4 stages with approximately 3 months in between each procedure. Initial placement of tissue expanders followed by breast revisions and placement of permanent implants, followed by nipple reconstruction and additional revisions with fat grafting, followed with the final step of 3D nipple tattooing.

Before

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

After

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

Case: 606

Surgeon: Chad K. Wheeler, MD

 

Surgery: Breast Reconstruction using tissue expanders.

Diagnosis: Breast Cancer.

Bilateral implant based breast reconstruction following bilateral simple mastectomies. 4 stages of reconstruction staged approximately 3 months in between each procedure. Tissue Expanders and Alloderm placement followed by bilateral breast revisions and placement of permanent silicone implants, followed by nipple reconstruction and additional revisions with fat grafting, followed by the final stage of nipple tattooing.

Before

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

After

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

Case: 22764843

Surgeon: Chad K. Wheeler, MD

 

Surgery: Breast Reconstruction using Tissue Expanders

Diagnosis: Breast Cancer.

Bilateral implant based breast reconstruction using done in 4 stages with approximately 3 months in between each procedure. Initial placement of tissue expanders followed by breast revisions and placement of permanent implants, followed by nipple reconstruction and additional revisions with fat grafting, followed with the final step of 3D nipple tattooing.

Before

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

After

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

Case: 604

Surgeon: Chad K. Wheeler, MD

 

Surgery: Bilateral Breast Reconstruction with Tissue Expanders and Alloderm

Diagnosis: Breast Cancer

Before

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

After

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

Case: 605

Surgeon: Chad K. Wheeler, MD

 

Surgery: Bilateral breast reconstruction using tissues expanders following prophylactic nipple sparing mastectomies

Diagnosis: Strong family history of breast cancer

Bilateral breast reconstruction using tissues expanders following prophylactic nipple sparing mastectomies. Reconstruction was done in 2 stages: 1. Placement of tissue expanders and Alloderm, 2. Breast revisions and placement of permanent, silicone implants

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Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

After

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

Case: 1343

Diagnosis: Breast Cancer

Bilateral immediate breast reconstruction using DIEP flaps, followed by revisions and fat grafting from flank to breasts, followed by nipple reconstruction and cosmetic flank liposuction, followed by areola tattooing.

Before

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

After

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

Case: 521

Surgeon: Chad K. Wheeler, MD

 

Surgery: Bilateral breast reconstruction with DIEP flaps

Diagnosis: Breast Cancer.

Bilateral breast reconstruction with muscle-sparing free TRAM flaps

Before

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

After

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

Case: 520

Surgeon: Chad K. Wheeler, MD

 

Surgery:  Bilateral Breast Reconstruction Using Free Abdominal Tissue, DIEP Flaps

Diagnosis: Breast Cancer

Before

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

After

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

Case: 518

Surgeon: Chad K. Wheeler, MD

 

Surgery: Bilateral Immediate Breast Reconstruction DIEP Flaps, followed by Revisions and Fat Grafting from Flanks to Breasts, followed by Nipple Reconstruction and Areola Tattooing

Diagnosis: Breast Cancer.

Before

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

After

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

Case: 517

Surgeon: Chad K. Wheeler, MD

 

Surgery: Bilateral Breast Reconstruction using DIEP flaps, Followed by Revisions, Nipple Reconstruction and Areola Tattooing

Diagnosis: Breast Cancer

Before

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

After

Breast Reconstruction
Breast Reconstruction

Case: 516

Surgeon: Chad K. Wheeler, MD

 

Surgery: Bilateral Immediate Breast Reconstruction DIEP Flaps, followed by Revisions and Fat Grafting from Flanks to Breasts, followed by Nipple Reconstruction and Areola Tattooing

Diagnosis: Breast Cancer.

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