Lipofilling of the breast following lumpectomy

There continues to be more press about the technique of harvesting fat through liposuction from one area of the body and filling a lumpectomy defect of the breast in reconstruction, as evidenced by the article seen on the right column in WebMD… the concern is the longterm effects of fat in the remaining breast tissue whether or not that it affects surveillance, mammography or stimulates any cells from growing…

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