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Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap for Breast Reconstruction
The ideal material for reconstruction of a breast is fat and skin. Most current methods of autogenous reconstruction use myocutaneous flaps. We investigated the feasibility of transfer of skin andExpand
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Breast Reconstruction with the Profunda Artery Perforator Flap
Background: The use of perforator flaps has allowed for the transfer of large amounts of soft tissue with decreased morbidity. For breast reconstruction, the deep inferior epigastric perforator flap,Expand
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A 10-Year Retrospective Review of 758 DIEP Flaps for Breast Reconstruction
This study examined 758 deep inferior epigastric perforator flaps for breast reconstruction, with respect to risk factors and associated complications. Risk factors that demonstrated significantExpand
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Breast reconstruction with the deep inferior epigastric perforator flap: history and an update on current technique.
Perforator flaps allow the transfer of the patient's own skin and fat in a reliable manner with minimal donor site morbidity. For breast reconstruction, the abdomen typically is our primary choice asExpand
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Breast Reconstruction With Gluteal Artery Perforator (GAP) Flaps: A Critical Analysis of 142 Cases
Fujino was the first to introduce gluteal tissue as a free flap for breast reconstruction. The use of the musculocutaneous flap from the buttock in breast reconstruction has been championed by Shaw.Expand
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Breast Reconstruction with SGAP and IGAP Flaps
Background: Perforator flaps represent the latest in the evolution of soft-tissue flaps. They allow the transfer of the patient's own skin and fat in a reliable manner with minimal donor-siteExpand
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Lymphedema surgery: Patient selection and an overview of surgical techniques
Evaluation of the lymphedema patients with appropriate staging is fundamental for further treatment. Treatment includes compressive decongestive therapy for stage 0 and 1 patients, lymphovenousExpand
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The “Gent” Consensus on Perforator Flap Terminology: Preliminary Definitions
Due to its increasing popularity, more and more articles on the use of perforator flaps have been reported in the literature during the past few years. Because the area of perforator flaps is new andExpand
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Bilateral Breast Reconstruction with the Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) Flap: An Experience with 280 Flaps
Bilateral prophylactic mastectomy can reduce the incidence of breast cancer by 87 to 93% in high-risk individuals and is an appealing option for many patients if reconstruction can be provided withExpand
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Radiation Effects on Breast Reconstruction with the Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator Flap
&NA; Immediate breast reconstruction has important advantages over delayed reconstruction, including a shorter operative time and decreased psychological distress for the patient. However, theExpand
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