Worldwide and in South Africa the incidence of breast cancer is increasing. At present it is one of the most common cancers among women in South Africa. Partial or complete surgical removal of the female breast can leave disfiguring defects. In the past, breast reconstruction procedures have often lead to poor cosmetic results. However, with the evolvement of newer surgical techniques and improved quality of implant materials, we are now able to create better and more natural results. We can by means of breast reconstruction improve quality of life with breast cancer surgery.
Frank Graewe provides a variety of surgical options for breast reconstruction covering the whole spectrum of breast reconstructive surgery: