"My wife recently had a Left modified radical mastectomy with axillary dissection and a tram flap reconstruction. reconstruction and recovery has gone extremely well .
The first pathology report came back as non-invasive with (1) lymph..."
"My wife is schedule to have a mastectomy. In addition the surgeon has stated he will be performing a sentinal node biopsy and removing some lymph nodes. Could you explain what the sentinal node biopsy is for and why additional lymph node..."
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.