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Advances in Autogenous Breast Reconstruction: The Role of Preoperative Perforator Mapping

Hamdi, Moustapha MD, FCCP*; Van Landuyt, Koenraad MD*; Van Hedent, Eddy MD; Duyck, Phillip MD

doi: 10.1097/
Advances in Plastic Surgery

Preoperative planning for perforator flap breast reconstruction was aided by use of the multidetector CT scan for localization of the perforating vessels.

From the *Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery, Gent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium; †Radiology Department, Aalst Hospital (ASZ), Aalst, Belgium; and ‡Radiology Department, Gent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium.

Received August 23, 2006 and accepted for publication October 4, 2006.

Disclosure: The authors have no financial interest in any medical device or product mentioned in this article.

Reprints: Moustapha Hamdi, MD, FCCP, Gent University Hospital, Plastic Surgery Dept., De Pintelaan 185, B-9000, Gent, Belgium. E-mail:

© 2007 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.