Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) flaps are the most common natural tissue reconstruction we perform in our practice.

A modern DIEP flap is more than just transferring skin and fat from the abdomen to the breasts. Over the upcoming weeks I will be talking more about what goes into a successful DIEP flap, including how to optimize breast shape, preserve muscle tone & avoid abdominal wall bulges, and restoration of sensation to the breasts after mastectomy.

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