Breast Reconstruction Using Your Own Tissues (Flap Procedures)Uploader: Akinole 3 month ago Subscribe 4
A Prospective, Multicenter Study". A New Option for Immediate Reconstruction". In a pedicle TRAM flap procedure, the surgeon cuts a section of skin, muscle, fat and blood vessels from your abdomen, tunnels the tissue underneath your skin to its new location, and uses it to form a new breast mound. Radiation therapy delivered to the skin and chest wall may pose complications during healing if it's given after breast reconstruction surgery. Before a mastectomy, your doctor may recommend that you meet with a plastic surgeon. In most cases, the scar is below your bikini line.