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Breast Reconstruction Surgery

What is the recovery time for a TRAM flap surgery for breast cancer?

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  • AMichael A. Howard, MD, Plastic/reconstructive Surgery, answered on behalf of NorthShore University HealthSystem
    I generally tell patients that the first two weeks will be somewhat difficult. But usually after about four weeks to six weeks recovery time, most patients will be back to their normal activity.
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