• Inferior Gluteal Artery Perforator flap versus Profunda Artery Perforator flap as an alternative option for free autologous breast reconstruction

    7 monthes ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    : When patients are unsuitable for deep inferior epigastric perforator flap breast reconstruction, the inferior gluteal artery perforator flap has been used as an alternative option. However, the profunda artery perforator flap is also gaining popularity as an alternative to the DIEP flap for several reasons. This retrospective cohort study compares baseline characteristics, peri- and post-operative outcomes following IGAP flap and PAP flap breast reconstructions after mastectomy for cancer.
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  • A Comparison between Abdominal Based and Inner Thigh Based Free Flaps in Breast Reconstruction: A Single Surgeon's Experience

    7 monthes ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

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  • Managing Locoregional Breast Cancer Recurrence after Autologous Free Flap Reconstruction: A Retrospective Review of 2,734 Procedures

    7 monthes ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    The five-year incidence of locoregional recurrence after mastectomy is 3-8 %. This study examines the incidence, modes of detection, and reconstructive options after loss of index reconstruction in the largest series of autologous free flap patients who subsequently developed locoregional recurrence.
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