Vaginal reconstruction with rectus abdominis myocutaneous flaps after abdominoplasty
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In vaginal reconstruction, autologous flaps can provide coverage of a critical wound and return of function, which significantly improves psychological well-being and quality of life. Many patients will have multiple reconstructive options for a vaginal defect; however, there are some cases where an ideal flap exists and the alternatives are either suboptimal or infeasible. We present a case to demonstrate the viability of performing a vertical rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap (VRAM) for vaginal reconstruction in a patient with a prior abdominoplasty.
KeywordsMyocutaneous Flap Pelvic Exenteration Reconstructive Option Skin Paddle Transverse Rectus Abdominis Myocutaneous
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