DIEP Flap

A type of breast reconstruction in which blood vessels called deep inferior epigastric perforators (DIEP), and the skin and fat connected to them are… (More)

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2010
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2010
BACKGROUND Despite a growing literature on patient satisfaction in breast reconstruction, few studies have compared perforator… (More)
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND Breast reconstruction (BR) is aimed at improving quality of life (QoL) after mastectomy. Patient satisfaction is an… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND In the past decade, there has been increasing breast reconstructions after mastectomy. The ideal material for… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND The Hartrampf perfusion zones of the lower abdominal flap are generally accepted. They were empirically based on the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The advantages of breast reconstruction using the deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap and the muscle-sparing free… (More)
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2005
2005
The deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap gained widespread popularity as a free flap in breast reconstruction. It is… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Recent reports of breast reconstruction with the deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap indicate increased fat necrosis… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Abdominal weakness is a known potential complication of breast reconstruction with a pedicled or free TRAM flap. It has been… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
The Transverse Rectus Abdominis Myocutaneous (TRAM) flap has been the gold standard for breast reconstruction until recently. Not… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
This study was undertaken to demonstrate that the deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap can provide the well-known… (More)
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