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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Kovacs, L; Papadopulos, NA; Ammar, SA; Klöppel, M; Herschbach, P; Heinrich, G; Baumann, A; Biemer, E 
Titel:
Clinical outcome and patients' satisfaction after simultaneous bilateral breast reconstruction with free transverse rectus abdominis muscle (TRAM) flap. 
Abstract:
In the study presented, the long-term outcome and satisfaction of 34 patients who underwent simultaneous bilateral breast reconstruction with a free transverse rectus abdominis muscle (TRAM) flap between 1988 and 2001 were assessed. Flap complications affected 13 of 68 flaps (19.1%). Anastomosis revision was needed in 6 cases (8.8%), the salvage rate being 50%. The rates of total and partial flap loss were 4.4% and 1.5%, respectively. Bilateral flap loss did not occur. Four patients developed do...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Ann Plast Surg 
Jahr:
2004 
Band / Volume:
53 
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
199-204 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0148-7043 
TUM Einrichtung:
r Plastische Chirurgie und Handchirurgie; r Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie