Being a Renal Transplant Patient, Could I Be a Candidate for a Pedicled Tram Flap?

Being a Renal Transplant Patient, Could I Be a Candidate for a Pedicled Tram Flap?

Doctor Answers 3

Pedicule TRAM is faster

Pedicule TRAM flap is a safe, reliable and relatively quick procedure.  This can be done in less time than a free tissue transfer.  I would recommend discussing surgery with your primary medical doctor.

Best of Luck,

Gary Horndeski, M.D.


Texas Plastic Surgeon
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You need to have in person consultation

You should discuss this with your plastic surgeon. Your options for the breast reconstruction will depend on your general health, your expectations and available tissue.

Kamran Khoobehi, MD
New Orleans Plastic Surgeon
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Breast Reconstruction

Being a renal transplant, you may be on medication that affect your immune system. These drugs also interfer with healing.

You need to discuss this with your transplant team and your plastic surgeon. You can be a candidate but need the entire team to be on board

Samir Shureih, MD
Baltimore Plastic Surgeon
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