Monthly Archives: June 2013



Prophylactic Mastectomy

Published: June 27, 2013

Angeline Jolie recently underwent a prophylactic mastectomy and immediate reconstruction of her breasts. The technique used on her was the insertion of a tissue expander placed beneath the muscle which is reinforced with a specially treated donor skin. The expander is removed several months later and replaced with a silicone gel implant. This is the … Continue reading Prophylactic Mastectomy

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