MDCT in the preoperative planning of abdominal perforator surgery for postmastectomy breast reconstruction.

@article{Clavero2008MDCTIT,
  title={MDCT in the preoperative planning of abdominal perforator surgery for postmastectomy breast reconstruction.},
  author={Juan Angel Clavero and J Reverter Masi{\`a} and Jose Mar{\'i}a Larra{\~n}aga and Josep Maria Monill and Gemma Pons and Sahyly Siurana and Xavier Alomar},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2008},
  volume={191 3},
  pages={670-6}
}
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to evaluate the utility of MDCT in planning abdominal perforator surgery for breast reconstruction in patients who have undergone mastectomy. SUBJECTS AND METHODS One hundred twenty-six consecutive patients scheduled for postmastectomy breast reconstruction using deep inferior epigastric perforator flaps underwent MDCT. The images were evaluated to identify, characterize, and map the dominant musculocutaneous perforator vessels of the deep inferior epigastric artery… CONTINUE READING