LSGAP "Love Handle" Flap Breast Reconstruction
This young patient had the "love handle" flap technique. This is a highly complex microvascular free flap operation - this means that tissue connected to a small blood vessel is very carefully dissected and then transferred to the breast where tiny blood vessels are connected under a microscope using suture that is thinner than a human hair. Only plastic surgeons who routinely do microvascular free flap surgery do this technique.
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