Modified pectoralis major myocutaneous flap with partial preservation of the muscle: a study of 55 cases.


The results of a technical modification of the pectoralis major myocutaneous flap are presented in which the clavicular bundles, the first two or three sternocostal bundles, and the lateral border of the muscle were preserved. The flap was delivered into the neck through a subclavicular tunnel. The procedure was performed in 55 patients, with a bilateral… (More)