TRAM FLAP BREAST SURGERY
TRAM Flap surgery is a reconstructive procedure performed after mastectomy to reconstruct the shape of the breast using muscle, fat and skin from the abdomen. Technically known as transverse rectus abdominus myocutaneous – named after the muscle taken from the abdomen to reconstruct the breast, TRAM Flap breast reconstruction is amongst one of the more popular methods for breast reconstruction after cancer.
TRAM Flap breast reconstruction can be performed using one of two methods:
Pedicle TRAM Flap Surgery
The pedicle TRAM flap technique transfers skin, fat, blood vessels and free muscle to the skin under the chest through an internal tunnel keeping all components intact.
Free TRAM Flap Surgery