Lymphatic anatomy of the inguinal region in aid of vascularized lymph node flap harvesting.

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BACKGROUND Vascularized lymph node transfer (VLNT) has shown promise as a treatment for breast cancer-related lymphedema, a common and debilitating condition among breast cancer survivors. In VLNT, the most popular lymph node flap donor site is the inguinal region; however, concerns about the possibility of iatrogenic lymphedema hamper the widespread… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.bjps.2014.10.047

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@article{Scaglioni2015LymphaticAO, title={Lymphatic anatomy of the inguinal region in aid of vascularized lymph node flap harvesting.}, author={Mario F Scaglioni and Hiroo Suami}, journal={Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS}, year={2015}, volume={68 3}, pages={419-27} }