Predicting the Feasibility of Utilizing SIEA Flap for Breast Reconstruction with Preoperative BMI and Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA) Data

This study combined the SIEA system with the DIEP system and explored the relationship between the two systems and body mass index (BMI) to theoretically provide a reference for flap choice in the preoperative surgical plan.MethodsThis study analysed preoperative computed tomography angiography (CTA) data from patients who received systematically postoperative treatment for unilateral breast cancer and were scheduled for breast reconstruction from 2013 to 2018 in our centre. All patients included had no past medical history that might have influenced the diameter of the SIEA, and their CTA data showed the presence of SIEA.ResultsTwenty-five females with a mean BMI of 23.6  ± 3.3 kg/m2 were included. A total of 30 hemi-abdomens identified with the SIEA were assessed. The measured mean diameter of the SIEA was 1.63  ± 0.55 mm, showing a highly linear correlation with BMI (r = 0.73,p 
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Source: Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
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