Techniques and Perforator Selection in Single, Dominant DIEP Flap Breast Reconstruction: Algorithmic Approach to Maximize Efficiency and Safety
Plastic and reconstructive surgery | 27 Oct 2016
AT Mohan, L Zhu, Z Wang, A Vijayasekaran and M Saint-Cyr
Perforator selection is critical to deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap harvest. Commitment to a single perforator has the potential benefit of a simpler dissection, but may increase fat necrosis or perfusion-related complications compared with multiple perforator harvest.
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