Institutional review of free TRAM flap breast reconstruction.

  title={Institutional review of free TRAM flap breast reconstruction.},
  author={Mark A K Knight and Dinh Tuan Nguyen and Mark Robert Kobayashi and Gregory R. D. Evans},
  journal={Annals of plastic surgery},
  volume={56 6},
INTRODUCTION A 10-year experience with breast reconstruction in a university hospital was recently reviewed. The purpose of this study was to determine the subtypes of breast reconstructive procedures and to evaluate the frequency and change in technique over time of free TRAM (transverse rectus abdominis muscle) flap breast reconstruction performed at one institution. Trends in the development of the procedure over this period were also reviewed. MATERIALS & METHODS Between November 1994 and… CONTINUE READING