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The Inferior Gluteal Flap - Breast Reconstruction - Anatomic Dissection on a Cadaver


S. Cortan, I. Lascar, I.P. Florescu, M. Valcu, Ioana Teona Sebe

The breast has been the expression of beauty and fertility since ancient times. The aesthetic reconstruction of the breast is and has been a challenge for plastic surgeons. Microsurgical techniques of dissection and free transfer are commonly used.

During the dissection of one fresh, female cadaver, age 67, a free inferior gluteal flap was taken from gluteal region, using loupe magnification. The dissection preparations were photographed with a high definition camera.

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