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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.

Review Date 9/9/2017

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, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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