[Modified breast reconstruction by latissimus dorsi musculocutaneous flap]
Journal - Zhongguo xiu fu chong jian wai ke za zhi = Zhongguo xiufu chongjian waike zazhi = Chinese journal of reparative and reconstructive surgery (China )
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effect of breast reconstruction with latissimus dorsi musculocutaneous flap. METHODS: Since 1994, 60 cases were performed breast reconstruction with latissimus dorsi musculocutaneous flap with fat tissue nourished by thoracodorsal artery according to the shape and volume of the normal breast on the other side. All of cases were followed up for 3 months to 5 years. RESULTS: Among the 60 cases, excellent effect was obtained in 41 cases (68.3%), good effect in 16 cases (26.7%), unsatisfactory in 3 cases (5.0%). CONCLUSION: Modified latissimus dorsi musculocutaneous flap to reconstruct breast overcome the shortcoming of volume deficiency of traditional latissimus dorsi in breast reconstruction, and it is a safe and easy-manipulated surgical operation.
|ISSN : ||1002-1892|
|Mesh Heading : ||Adult Aged Breast Neoplasms Female Humans Mastectomy, Radical Middle Aged methods|
|Mesh Heading Relevant : ||Mammaplasty Surgical Flaps surgery|