epigastric

A locational reference to the mid-upper abdominal area, specifically between the two costal margins and the subcostal plane.
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2006
Review
2006
Perforator flaps allow the transfer of the patient's own skin and fat in a reliable manner with minimal donor site morbidity. For… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE To determine the efficacy of CT scan in mapping the superior and inferior epigastric vessels, relative to landmarks… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Immediate breast reconstruction has important advantages over delayed reconstruction, including a shorter operative time and… (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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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND & AIMS Hypersensitivity to gastric distention has been reported in functional dyspepsia, but its characteristics and… (More)
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1999
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1999
Abdominal wall function is a major concern for plastic surgeons performing breast reconstruction with TRAM flaps. The deep… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
The ideal material for reconstruction of a breast is fat and skin. Most current methods of autogenous reconstruction use… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Besides the enormous advantages of reconstructing the amputated breast by means of a conventional TRAM flap, the main… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
The third child of a previously healthy woman was delivered by caesarean section. Because of intraoperative blood loss, a blood… (More)
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1984
Highly Cited
1984
The deep inferior epigastric vascular system nourishes a vast area of the anterior abdominal wall and offers a versatile variety… (More)
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