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BACKGROUND Recent evolutions of oncologic breast surgery and reconstruction now allow surgeons to offer the appropriate patients a single-stage, autologous tissue reconstruction with the least donor-site morbidity. The authors present their series of buried free flaps in nipple-sparing mastectomies as proof of concept, and to explore indications,… (More)
The gay community's response to AIDS is over seven years old. It has proved effective in significant areas and deficient in others. Given the amount of information and number of programs generated by the gay community's response, it is appropriate to examine ways in which the black community can avoid wasting valuable resources re-inventing the wheel.
The origin of the muscolocutaneous latissimus dorsi flap dates back to 1906 when Igino Tansini, an Italian surgeon, described a procedure to reconstruct the mastectomy defect. After a detailed study of Tansini's original description and drawings, new insights about the pedicle of its compound flap have been found, showing that it has the same pedicle of the… (More)