• 1 From the Reconstructive Sciences Department, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kelantan, Malaysia
Ann Plast Surg, 2014 Aug;73(2):170-3.
PMID: 23528630 DOI: 10.1097/SAP.0b013e318270704b


The use of internal mammary perforators (IMPs) as recipient vessels in autologous free flap breast reconstruction has many additional benefits compared with the internal mammary or thoracodorsal vessels. Our goals were to analyze the characteristics of these vessels and to evaluate the reliability of using them in an Asian population.

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