Breast Reconstruction by Age, Procedure; Implants Dominate, DIEP flap most common autologous reconstruction method

Breast reconstruction with implants remains the leading reconstruction procedure.

The DIEP flap is the most commonly performed autologous operation, from abdominal tissue and a surrounding blood supply used to make a new breast. Here’s who gets breast reconstruction, by age, and which procedures are done the most.

BREAST RECONSTRUCTION STATS, 2014 Implant reconstruction dominates procedures; DIEP flap tops autologous procedures performed

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