5 cm wide) with supple tissues and no infection, the transverse local subcutaneous flap
A full thickness subcutaneous flap
is elevated from the thenar eminence where the recipient digit meets the palm.
Volume displacement represents the simplest option for partial breast reconstruction and is usually preferred over techniques for volume replacement which involve more extensive surgery with harvesting of a myocutaneous or subcutaneous flap
Among the node-positive patients, three of the recurrences were in subcutaneous flaps
away from the nipple at 13, 30, and 46 months of follow-up.
This difference can be easily explained by elimination of 3 important steps needed in the onlay technique which are the dissection of big subcutaneous flaps
haemostatis after dissection and mesh fixation.