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Secondary Reconstruction with Simple Implant


Breast reconstruction with an implant is the most applied surgery after a mastectomy.

Technically the surgery is a relatively simple procedure. The implant is placed in a sub-pectoral pocket. The method is most appropriate for women with small non-ptotic breasts.

Loss of a breast following a mastectomy creates a feeling of being less feminine in some women. Breast reconstruction can strengthen the self-image and is therefore a good option after mastectomy.


  • A patient's desire for reconstruction of the breast after mastectomy.


  • Previous irradiation can be a relative contraindication


  • To improve self-image 
  • Cosmetic appearance 
  • Anatomical balance

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