One in Three Women Undergoing Breast Reconstruction Have Complications

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Women who opt for breast reconstruction after a mastectomy have a strikingly high rate of complications, according to a new report. One in three develop a postoperative complication over the next two years, and one in five requires more surgery. In 5 percent of cases, reconstruction fails.

Those who used their own body tissue to rebuild a breast had significantly higher rates of complications than those who used artificial implants, the study found.
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