Optimizing autologous breast reconstruction in thin patients.


Breast reconstruction with a transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous (TRAM) flap plus an implant has been proposed as an option for women with a thin body habitus who do not have sufficient abdominal tissue to permit reconstruction with a TRAM flap alone. The standard autologous tissue reconstructive procedure in these women is a combined latissimus dorsi… (More)


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@article{Kronowitz2003OptimizingAB, title={Optimizing autologous breast reconstruction in thin patients.}, author={Steven J. Kronowitz and Geoffrey L. Robb and Adel Youssef and Gregory G Reece and Shih-Hsin Chang and Cynthia A. Koutz and Roy Ng and Joan Lipa and Michael J. Miller}, journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery}, year={2003}, volume={112 7}, pages={1768-78} }