Introducing ReSensationtm

A New Method Designed To Restore Sensation After A Mastectomy

A reconstructed breast that feels natural to your partner is great.

A reconstructed breast that feels natural to you is even better.

Ask your breast surgeon if ReSensation can help restore sensation for you.

Get Back The Feeling.

We often talk about the four ‘S’s’ of breast reconstruction: size, shape, softness and symmetry. We think there should be a fifth – sensation.

Karen Zaderej
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, AxoGen

Up until now, nobody really talked about loss of sensation post-mastectomy. We want to ensure that women are aware that it can happen, but also that there is an opportunity to restore feeling with ReSensation.

Ivica Ducic, MD, PhD
Medical Director, AxoGen

Women have a right to breast reconstruction after a mastectomy, but that reconstruction has been limited to shape until now. It’s time to expand the definition to restoring sensation too.

Ivica Ducic, MD, PhD
Medical Director, AxoGen
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Restoring Sensation After Breast Reconstruction: An Interview with AxoGen® Medical Director, Ivica Ducic, MD, PhD

Reconstruction has been limited to size, shape, softness and symmetry,” said AxoGen Medical Director Dr. Ivica Ducic. “I believe reconstruction should be expanded to include restoring sensation.” Dr. Ducic shared his thoughts on ReSensation, a surgical technique designed to restore sensation after a mastectomy, and how it may transform breast reconstruction outcomes for women.

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Why Restoring Sensation May Be the Next Frontier of Breast Reconstruction: An Interview with Constance M. Chen, MD

Women choose to have a mastectomy as a life-saving measure, but they are often dismayed to find their breasts are numb after the procedure. The loss of breast sensation is a common and sometimes devastating side effect of breast removal surgery. For some women, the lack of sensation can act as a roadblock that prevents […]

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Tara’s Story: After a Decade of Numb Breasts, Sensation Returns

Tara lived for a decade with the implants. Around the 10-year mark, Tara noticed her breasts starting to look uneven. After years of being the same size, one breast looked a bit larger than the other. To be on the safe side, she went to see Dr. Chen. Tara was surprised when an MRI showed […]

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Am I a Candidate for Breast Neurotization with ReSensation™?

After a mastectomy, it’s common for women to experience a loss of sensation in the chest area. The reason for the loss of feeling is that during the mastectomy, surgeons cut the sensory nerves when they remove the breast tissue. For many women, the changes in sensation are permanent, persisting even after reconstruction. While breast […]

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