• Reconstruction after radiation

    Asked by Stacy2568 on Friday, June 1, 2012

    Reconstruction after radiation

    Has anyone had reconstruction after doing radiation? I have been told that radiated skin is harder top stretch and therefore also has a higher chance of the incision coming back open.

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    • KarenG_WN's Avatar

      Hi Stacy2568,

      I just saw that you still needed some answers and I wanted to be sure to respond, in case you were still seeking input. Here is a conversation about this topic, I hope you find it helpful. http://bit.ly/OxoY5d If you did decide to do it, I hope you will consider sharing your experiences as it may just help someone else.

      Thank you.

      about 4 years ago

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