• Wendylee
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I just had the reconstruction yesterday, but I'm not in nearly as much pain as I was after the mastectomy

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  1. over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Once I finished with my chemo treatments, I could finally undergo my reconstruction surgery. I was finally getting the impants put i...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Awmathtchr
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in...
    over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Healing well...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Bathory
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    The plastic surgeon called this the "pop and swap".

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • littlelady
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Ca...
    over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Just got home from surgery and I'm doing great! It hurts like XXX but I guess that's why they gave me pain medicine. Can't wait to s...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • patty87
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    My implant is under the muscle and is embarrassing when the muscle flexes. Also, my scar is from stem to stearn and shows easily.

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had immediate tissue sparing, was glad. Expanders cause problems.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Grandy
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had assumed the plastic surgeon would twke care of the "dog ears" of the initial incision sights of the inner part of breasts duri...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • bkracine
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I'm still waiting to begin the procedure,my radition was finished 5 months ago and the Dr. wants to wait to start my procedure in fe...

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  3. over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I began reconstruction immediately after double Mastectomy in late October. I began radiation in November and completed that in Jan...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • ConnieB
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was scheduled for a lat flap procedure. The day of surgery (Mar 22) my surgeon thought there was enough flexibility and muscle on...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • hmt1070
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    After the herceptin treatments ended, the final reconstruction was scheduled and went according to plan.

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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
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