Knowing about Tissue Expansion System - Health Channel


Knowing about Tissue Expansion System |

Dr. Max Polo, Plastic Surgeon at Baptist Health South Florida, explains tissue expansion is a process that is performed to expand skin and sometimes muscle, to expand soft tissue to accommodate an implant. This procedure can be done after a mastectomy, for example.

They place a tissue expander that gradually grows to then replace those spaces that have been created with an implant to reconstruct the breast.

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