Anatomical basis of the extended TDAP flap: study of its territories of vascularization and its volume

Anatomical basis of the extended TDAP flap: study of its territories of vascularization and its... Surg Radiol Anat (2017) 39:821–826 DOI 10.1007/s00276-016-1811-x ANATOMIC BASES OF MEDICAL, RADIOLOGICAL AND SURGICAL TECHNIQUES Anatomical basis of the extended TDAP flap: study of its territories of vascularization and its volume 1 2 3 1 Sandy Dast  · Eric Havet  · Lidia Dessena  · Abeer Abdulshakoor  · 1 1 3 1 Mohammed Alharbi  · Richard Vaucher  · Christian Herlin  · Raphael Sinna   Received: 19 July 2016 / Accepted: 30 December 2016 / Published online: 4 March 2017 © Springer-Verlag France 2017 Abstract Conclusion The thoracodorsal artery perforator via the Introduction The concept of extended thoracodorsal deep muscular fascial network allows us to harvest a flap of artery perforator (TDAP) flap was described in 2015 for 25 cm × 20 cm with a mean surface of 441 cm² and a mean breast reconstruction. Our anatomical study aims to iden- volume of 193  ml. The extended TDAP flap is a credible tify the territories vascularised by the thoracodorsal artery option in breast reconstruction. perforator via the deep muscular fascial network. The sec- ond goal was to define the volume of the extended TDAP Keywords Thoracodorsal artery perforator · Flap · flap. Vascularisation · Volume · Breast reconstruction Materials and method Ten extended TDAP flaps were dissected on 5 fresh human cadavers. Around the classical skin paddle of a TDAP flap, the Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy Springer Journals

Anatomical basis of the extended TDAP flap: study of its territories of vascularization and its volume

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