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Monopedicled TRAM Flap

  • Andrea ManconiEmail author
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Abstract

The transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous (TRAM) flap revolutionized breast reconstruction, allowing surgeons to create a breast that is soft, warm, and with good and long-lasting result [1]. Despite advances in free flap breast reconstruction, pedicled TRAM flap breast reconstruction remains an excellent option for unilateral breast reconstructions. Unlike microsurgical breast reconstruction, the pedicled TRAM flap does not require sophisticated postoperative monitoring and can be performed efficiently in any hospital setting.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryEuropean Institute of OncologyMilanItaly

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