Purse String Breast Reconstruction

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Case 1.
Patient with large left breast and sagging right breast after attempt at breast augmentation alone. Result at 6 weeks from purse string left reduction with augmentation, and purse string right lift with augmentation.
 
 
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Case 2.
Patient with previous prophylactic mastectomy with purse string method with outside attempt for revision leading to asymmetry with upriding right implant and high nipple position. Result at 2 months following repeat purse string bilateral lift with implant repositioning.

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Case 3.
Patient returning to outside surgeon for implant replacement and bilateral T scar lift. Unfortunately complicated by severe infection with loss of part of right breast and outer areola. Result at 1 year following reinsertion of custom implant on right, gland reshaping, and purse string areolar lift and restoration.
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Case 4.
Patient with cystic breasts and strong family history of breast cancer, having prophylactic purse string approach mastectomy with custom expandable implants. Result at 5 months.




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Case 5.
Patient with strong family history of breast cancer at early age, having underneath approach mastectomy with custom expandable implants. Result at 1 year.

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Case 6.
Patient with strong family history of breast cancer and cystic breasts, having underneath approach mastectomy with custom expandable implants. Result at 3 years.

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Case 7.
Patient with previous prophylactic mastectomy with implants over the muscle, undergoing revision with submuscular replacement and desired larger cup size. Result at 4 years.







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Case 8.
Young patient presenting with total right mastectomy. Had right implant reconstruction with left T scar augmentation-lift. Returned for removal of silicone implants and secondary reconstruction with right PEG (periareolar flap) TRAM abdominal flap plus repeat secondary left T scar lift. Result at 5 months prior to nipple creation on right. Currently Peg flap is done more commonly with skin sparing modern mastectomy, and Purse string breast lift may replace T scar and Vertical scar breast lift.