Rectus Abdominis Muscle Flap
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Rectus Abdominis Muscle Flap

This Rectus Abdominis Muscle Flap course will teach you:

  • The Rectus Abdominis Muscle Flap: a distant pedicled flap with the inferior epigastric vessels as its pedicle. The main objective being to close a defect after a resection is performed on the breast, pelvic, perineal, groin or thigh areas while maintaining the functionality and esthetics of the donor site and the recipient site.

With the following tips you might perform the Rectus Abdominis Muscle FlapĀ even better:

  • Tension-free flap positioning
  • Subcutaneous skin approximation
  • Drain placement to avoid seroma accumulation

After studying the Rectus Abdominis Muscle FlapĀ course you are familiar with the most common complications:

  • Flap failure

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Step by step

Rectus muscle exposure

Skin, donor site

Mark

Mark a longitudinal line in the midline of the abdomen.

Incise

Incise the skin along the markings.

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