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There are many different procedures associated with breast reconstruction. Some involve the use of implants. Others involve the use of tissue from another part of the body – called a flap – that is used to rebuild the breast. Surgeons also perform procedures such as breast augmentation or breast reduction on healthy breasts so they more closely match a woman’s reconstructed breast.

Our plastic and reconstructive surgeons work closely with patients to determine which procedures are best for each woman based individual circumstances.

To learn more about the procedures offered by Washington University physicians at Siteman, click on the links below.