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Breast Reconstruction (cont.)

Postoperative Garments in Breast Reconstruction

Most plastic surgeons have very specific recommendations regarding postoperative garments, specifically bras and girdles. Please consult with the plastic surgeon regarding any changes in the garment selection. The timing of converting to an underwire bra or discontinuing a compressive girdle may have distinct implications to wound healing.

Medically reviewed by John A. Daller, MD; American Board of Surgery with subspecialty certification in surgical critical care

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"Overview of breast reconstruction"
UpToDate.com


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/29/2016
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