The Sensational Breast

Translational Research: connection of 3rd intercostal nerve to the microsurgically-transferred transverse abdominal flap improves sensation in the reconstructed breast after breast cancer surgery. Article appears in Plastic and Recosntructive Surgery Global, November 2013. view the surgery HERE

The title and authors of the paper are : Spiegel, AJ, Salazar-Reyes, H, Izaddoost, S, Menn, Z, Eldor, L, Dellon, AL, Recovery of breast sensibility: Neurotization of the DIEP flap with the anterior branch of the 3rd intercostal nerve.

The surgery was done by Dr Aldona Spiegel at Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas.

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