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DIEP and TRAM Flap Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy

May 17, 2012 – Terence Myckatyn, MD, plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Washington University and the Siteman Cancer Center, explains the TRAM and DIEP flap methods of breast reconstruction for breast cancer patients who have undergone mastectomy. The DIEP flap offers advantages over both the free TRAM flap and pedicled TRAM flap. For more information about breast reconstruction for breast cancer, visit