Case Report

Skin–Areola, Nipple Sparing, and Subcutaneous Mastectomy and Immediate Implant-Based Breast Reconstruction Using a Titanium-Coated Polypropylene Mesh


  • Leyla Özel
  • V. Melih Kara
  • Oğuzhan Sunamak
  • Hikmet Karagüllü
  • Jülide Sağıroğlu
  • Onur İlhan
  • Fügen Aker

Received Date: 09.12.2014 Accepted Date: 16.12.2014 Eur J Breast Health 2015;11(3):141-143

Skin sparing and nipple areola complex sparing subcutaneous mastectomies are both oncologically safe surgical procedures. Although autologuous breast reconstruction has been considered as a standard means of surgical approach, excellent cosmetic results have been obtained by implant based breast reconstruction. In this report, we present the result of titanium coated polypropylene mesh (Tiloop Bra; Pfm Medical, Cologne, Germany), an ultimate support material utilized in the reconstruction of a patient with breast cancer.

Keywords: Breast cancer, skin sparing mastectomy, Tiloop Bra Mesh