THE SUPERIOR GLUTEAL FLAP – BREAST RECONSTRUCTION – ANATOMIC DISSECTION ON A CADAVER

Nicoleta Ferariu1, S. Corțan2,Anca Colcigeanu1, I. Lascăr1,3, Adriana Elena Nica3,4,Ioana Teona Sebe1,3
11The Emergency Clinical Hospital Bucharest, Romania
2The City Hospital Baraolt, Covasna, Romania
3The University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Carol Davila”, Bucharest, Romania
4University Emergency Hospital Bucharest, Romania
Corresponding author: Ioana Teona Sebe
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Abstract

The reconstruction of the breast after an oncological mastectomy is a challenge for the plastic surgeons. During the dissection of one fresh, female cadaver, age 63, a free superior gluteal flap was taken from the gluteal region, using loupe magnification. The dissection preparations were photographed with a high definition camera. The harvesting of the superior gluteal musculocutaneous fat-pad flap and the closure of the donor area in layers advantages and disadvantages of using the superior gluteal flap in the reconstruction of the amputated breast.

Keywords: breast reconstruction, anatomical dissection on a fresh cadaver, free microsurgical transfer of the superior gluteal flap

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