The rectus abdominis myocutaneous island flap in breast cancer.

@article{Webster1983TheRA,
  title={The rectus abdominis myocutaneous island flap in breast cancer.},
  author={Devon J. Webster and Leslie E. Hughes},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={1983},
  volume={70 2},
  pages={71-3}
}
The use of 30 rectus abdominis flaps in patients with breast cancer is described. In 7 patients the flap has been used to repair the defect following ablation of recurrent disease or radionecrotic ulcers. In the remaining 23 the flap has been used as part of a primary reconstruction at the time of mastectomy. The technique is described together with the… CONTINUE READING