14 March 2017


DIEP flap is a free flap technique used for breast reconstruction. The flap is harvested by one team while another prepares the receiving site. The receiving vessels are often the internal mammary (thoracic) arteries which run vertically behind the ribs near the sternum. This video shows how to access and prepare these vessels in a patient who previously had a mastectomy.

One thought on “DIEP thoracic vessels preparation

  1. Dr.mohamed abdelhafeez says:

    The video very very short and deicient for so many details . And this regarding most of operative videos uploaded . So i think better little longer videos with more operative details to get more real benifits for all

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