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latissimas dorsi flap reconstruction [1 record]

Record 1 2008-02-26


Subject field(s)
  • Surgery
  • Cancers and Oncology

Breast reconstruction that utilizes the patient's own tissue transferred from the latissimus dorsi muscle, located in the back, to build a breast mound.


The latissimus dorsi muscle flap reconstruction uses the flank muscle (back and side area) to create a new breast. The tissue is tunneled under the skin to the chest area and is used to create a small breast mound and/or pocket that will hold an implant.


  • Chirurgie
  • Cancers et oncologie

Reconstruction du sein qui est réalisée au moyen d'un lambeau du muscle grand dorsal (latissimus dorsi) pour reformer le volume du sein.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Cirugía
  • Tipos de cáncer y oncología

Técnica [que utiliza el] colgajo del músculo latissimus dorsi (gran dorsal) [para reconstruir el seno, después de la cirugía] se toma piel de la espalda y se trae hacia la parte anterior del tórax a través de un colgajo de músculo gran dorsal que rota por debajo de la piel de la axila y [...] con la implantación de una prótesis de gel de silicona [se reconstruye] el volumen mamario.

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