Does breast fat transfer effect mammograms?

Fat grafting can cause changes such as calcification that are visible on mammograms. There is a lot of evidence that those changes are the same as changes seen from other breast surgery, such as reductions. Most trained radiologists are able to determine the differences between postoperative changes and breast cancer changes. It is important to inform your radiologist about the procedure you have had when having a mammogram.

Published: November 9th, 2020