Case study #1 Breast reconstruction with TRAM flap
04.09.2020 | Category, Blog, Uncategorized
The patient is a 48-year-old female who, on a routine mammography, was found to have suspicious area in the right breast, which was found to be cancer on biopsy. She decided to have lumpectomy (partial breast removal). But after lumpectomy, the cancer was found to be more extensive, and also axillary nodes were positive for cancer as well. So, she had chemotherapy first, and then decided to have right mastectomy (total removal of the breast).
She has history of gunshot wound to the stomach many years ago, and had surgery to repair it. This resulted in an extensive scar in the abdomen an...