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Breast reconstruction - series—Procedure, part 1

Procedure, part 1

Overview

The flap is then transferred under the skin between the two sites, and sutured into place.

Update Date 2/27/2016

Updated by: Debra G. Wechter, MD, FACS, general surgery practice specializing in breast cancer, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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