The internal mammary artery and vein as recipient vessels for microvascular breast reconstruction

Maurice Nahabedian

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Abstract

Current recipient vessels for microvascular breast reconstruction include the internal mammary and the thoracodorsal systems. This review will focus on the advantages of the internal mammary artery and vein and reasons for their preference.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)537-538
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of plastic surgery
Volume68
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2012

Keywords

  • DIEP flap
  • free TRAM flap
  • free flaps
  • internal mammary vessels
  • microvascular breast reconstruction
  • recipient vessels

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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