flap reconstruction

flap reconstruction

an alternative to skin expansion as a method of breast reconstruction after mastectomy. It involves creation of a skin flap using tissue from another part of the body, such as the back or abdomen. The flap is attached to the chest to create a pocket for implantation or to build a breast mound.
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The findings in the peer-reviewed journal present compelling evidence that perforator flap reconstruction is often better than implant reconstruction for women undergoing nipple sparing mastectomy (NSM).
A patient with an active lifestyle who plays sports would particularly benefit from a Free Flap reconstruction as she may resume her active lifestyle without any complications once the healing process is complete.
Otolaryngologists and other surgeons from the US, Europe, China, and Canada present 18 chapters on airway vascular lesion assessment and treatment, tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy, sensorineural hearing loss in children, migranous vertigo, nonsurgical alternatives for single-sided deafness, ossiculoplasty, human papillomavirus in head and neck cancer, ultrasound, chemoradiation, PET scanning in head and neck cancer, midface lifting, free flap reconstruction, clinical olfaction and gustation, transorbital skull base surgery, nasal polyposis, biofilms in otorhinolaryngology, imaging, and office-based laryngeal surgery.
We present a case of double, right deep inferior epigastric arteries encountered during vertical rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap reconstruction of the tongue and floor of the mouth and discuss the clinical outcomes of this reconstruction.
There are different techniques that surgeons can use to make a new breast and Emma opted for a flap reconstruction, meaning that skin, fat and muscle is taken from another part of the body and made into a breast shape.
In this article we review over 100 women who had undergone rectus abdominis musculocutaneous flap reconstruction.
Their discussions include anesthesia and wound closure, bite wounds, frontal sinus fractures, and the post-operative evaluation of free flap reconstruction.
Autologous breast reconstruction, also called tissue flap reconstruction, is used in about 30 percent of breast cancer reconstructive surgeries.
The patient, a 34-year-old man, presented to our tertiary care university teaching hospital where he underwent hemilaryngopharyngectomy with radial forearm free flap reconstruction and I 1 of 15 cycles of chemotherapy.
In 17 chapters, plastic and reconstructive surgeons, otolaryngologists, and other specialists from the US explain management of the dissatisfied patient, complications in the cosmetic office setting, and complications involving anesthesia, locoregional flap reconstruction of facial defects, skin resurfacing, upper and lower eyelid blepharoplasty, brow rejuvenation, rhinoplasty, facelift, facial implantation and trauma repair, facial reanimation, surgical correction of congenital anomalies, orthognathic surgery, and hair restoration.
Perforator flaps are the newest type of flap reconstruction.
Recent trends have been to use perforator flaps and in particular the deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap reconstruction.