• kalea
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Flap)

    Procedure or Surgery

    At the time of my double mastectomy tissue expanders were inserted in the breast to prepare the breast for reconstruction. I then mo...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    0 Comments
  1. over 1 year ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Flap)

    Procedure or Surgery

    L-flap with fat transfer.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    0 Comments
    • Milin
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Flap)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Here I'm again after the Reconstruction surgery, It was on May 15th. When your doctor tells you is going to be 8 weeks to recover, d...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. over 1 year ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Flap)

    Procedure or Surgery

    This procedure was mastectomy of remaining breast followed by reconstruction.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
  3. almost 2 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Flap)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Free flap from ab with glut vein attached moved to my chest wall, vein reattached to my flap. Surgery took 7 hours. Very painful rec...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • joybeth
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 2 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Flap)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Painful, slow recovery. Belly button did not survive. Had to pack with gauze.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
  4. over 2 years ago
    bcforavon's Avatar

    Breast Reconstruction (Flap)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Experiencing now Not pleasant.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
  5. about 3 years ago
    RoadrunnerBOKO's Avatar

    Breast Reconstruction (Flap)

    Procedure or Surgery

    The abdominal screen is the most difficult to get used to

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
  6. about 4 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Flap)

    Procedure or Surgery

    At a later procedure had the Arreola tattooed on.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    0 Comments
    • Las928
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    over 4 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Flap)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Still in recovery but overall very happy with results

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • JNW
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) Du...
    over 4 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Flap)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Right now I'm in that 24 to 48 hour most painful stage, but hopefully I'm ending this part of the journey and will find my new norma...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
  7. over 4 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Flap)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had the DIEP flap procedure for reconstruction. Not as bad I as I though it would be. 8 weeks out and healing nicely.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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