Gluteal Free Flap Reconstruction

Both the upper and lower buttock are another source of skin and fat tissue for breast reconstruction.9 These free flaps can be harvested with muscle based on the superior or inferior gluteal vessels (free superior gluteal flap or free inferior gluteal flap), or as perforator flaps leaving gluteus muscle intact (S-GAP or I-GAP flaps). There is a large scar created across the buttock with mild flattening of the buttock contour but this is imperceptible in normal clothing. The best candidates for a gluteal free flap reconstruction are healthy women who have a flat abdomen (no TRAM donor site) and a small or medium size breast with little natural sag.

How To Reduce Acne Scarring

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Acne is a name that is famous in its own right, but for all of the wrong reasons. Most teenagers know, and dread, the very word, as it so prevalently wrecks havoc on their faces throughout their adolescent years.

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