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What is the difference between DIEP and TRAM flap?

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Learning About Breast Cancer about 8 years
 
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    A tram takes your abdominal tissue and muscle to form the breast mound, uses blood supply from abdomen,tissue and muscle is tunneled up to chest. Diep removes abdominal
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    A Diep they remove the abdominal tissue then form breast mound. The abdominal muscle is cut into, vessels are extracted, then muscle sutured, vessels then attached to breast mound. Tram removes majority of abdominal muscle, diep allows it to remain intact.
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    Thank you!
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