Unlike the use of the myocutaneous
flap, use of the myogenic flap does not require extending the procedure beyond the surgical field of the opened neck.
free flaps and vascular anastomosis have proven to be vital therapeutic requisites for traumatic limb salvage, (16) they are not always successful.
The most common donor tissue used was the rectus abdominus myocutaneous
Women who opt for RRM with reconstruction have the choice of skin-sparing mastectomy techniques together with immediate reconstruction using expander-implants or myocutaneous
flaps, chiefly the latissimus dorsi (LD) flap or the lower abdominal transverse rectus abdominis (TRAM) flap.
The transverse rectus abdominus myocutaneous
(TRAM) is commonly used.
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Her breast was reconstructed with a transverse rectus abdominus myocutaneous
(TRAM) flap without the need for a breast implant or mesh in her abdomen, he said.
Not effective: AAA, abdominal aortic aneurysm repair; AMV, aortic/mitral valve replacement; CAB, coronary artery bypass grafting; CBV, coronary artery bypass with aortic/mitral valve replacement; COL, colon resection; DPA, distal pancreatectomy; LCH, laparoscopic cholecystectomy; LRE, liver resection; LTP, liver transplant; NEP, nephrectomy; PAR, parathyroidectomy; RCY, radical cystectomy; TAR, thoracic aneurysm repair; THO, thoracotomy; THY, thyroidectomy; THR, total hip replacement; TKR, total knee replacement; TRA, transverse rectus abdominus myocutaneous
(TRAM) breast reconstruction; TUR, transurethral prostatectomy (TURP).
Wide excision and reconstructive procedures with a myocutaneous
rotational flap were repeated.
Of these, 27 had a transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous
(TRAM) flap procedure that utilizes tissue from the patient's abdomen to reconstruct the breast.
flap reconstruction for gynecologic malignancies
It is then threaded through the myocutaneous
segment, which consists of the orbicularis oris and the overlying soft tissue, and brought back to the nasolabial fold incision.