• Preliminary experience using the VITOM-3D system for microvascular anastomosis in DIEP free flap breast reconstruction

    1 month ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    Free tissue transfer has become routine practice in modern plastic surgery. The technique permits surgeons the flexibility to transfer the most suitable tissue for reconstruction. This has become possible largely due to the continued advances in microscope technology. There are however several drawbacks with even the newest traditional operating microscopes. They are usually large, heavy and although highly adjustable often require surgeons to adopt an unnatural and uncomfortable position which many of us have simply learned to live with.
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