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Breast Reconstruction

Breast Reconstruction by TRAM

Reconstruction by TRAM (transverse rectus abdominis muscle) flap immediately restores a volume and shape which allows the patient to dress normally with a low neckline. However, this procedure is aimed at patients with a fairly generous stomach.

Breast reconstruction by TRAM (transverse rectus abdominis muscle) flap aims to reconstruct the breast volume and contours by transfer at chest level of excess skin and fat from the lower umbilicalstomach area. The volumebenefit.  The technique gives the reconstructed breast a fairly natural shape and softness as it uses the patient’s own tissues.

Breast reconstruction by TRAM (transverse rectus abdominis muscle) flap is more often carried out some time after the mastectomy and necessary complementary treatments. It is then considered a secondary reconstruction.

Reconstruction du sein par grand droit de l'abdomen Chirurgie Esthétique Les Sables d'Olonne Vendée
Reconstruction du sein par grand droit de l'abdomen Chirurgie Esthétique Les Sables d'Olonne Vendée

In a second stage, once the reconstructed breast volume symmetry of the other breast and the reconstruction of the nipple and areola area.

The use of an external prosthesis can be sufficiently satisfactory for some women. Reconstruction remains a personal choice.

The costs of breast reconstruction by TRAM (transverse rectus abdominis muscle) flap can be covered by the national health insurance.