A Deep Dive into Understanding DIEP Flap ReconstructionAugust 23, 2021
Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator (DIEP) flaps are the most common natural tissue reconstruction we perform in our practice.
A modern DIEP flap is more than just transferring skin and fat from the abdomen to the breasts. Over the upcoming weeks I’ll will be talking more about what goes into a successful DIEP flap, including how to optimize breast shape, preserve muscle tone & avoid abdominal wall bulges, and restoration of sensation to the breasts after mastectomy. You can follow me on Instagram @dr.davidlight or check back soon for more information.
ERAS: A Thoughtful Approach to Post-Operative Pain Management
Postoperative pain management is an essential component of any successful procedure. Unfortunately, efforts to keep patients comfortable after surgery can sometimes be shortsighted, leaning on…