Breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancers among women. Depending on the breast cancer, breast might be removed partially or totally. Breast reconstruction could be performed simultaneously with the operation or after the operation. Coordination and collaboration of General Surgeons and Plastic Surgeons is essential in the planning of this type of operations.
Different tecniques are available for breast reconstruction. New breast is constructed by using either own tissue or silicone prostheses. The techniques to be used in the operation are determined according to the needs of the patient during the pre operative examination.