• Response to letter: The muscle sparing latissimus dorsi flap for secondary breast reconstruction based on reverse flow from intercostal vessels.”

    One year ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    We appreciate the comments and questions from Harborough et al. and welcome the opportunity to respond. First, we would like to clarify that the cases we presented were all pedicled muscle sparing latissimus dorsi flaps. All cases presented in our letter had interruption of the dominant thoracodorsal artery blood supply, just proximal to the muscular branch to the latissimus dorsi muscle. In all cases, the serratus branch was either clipped or absent .
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