GAP Flap

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Women who do not have an adequate amount of abdominal tissue for a DIEP flap or SIEA flap reconstruction may be candidates for GAP (gluteal artery perforator) flap breast reconstruction. This procedure uses excess skin and fat from the gluteal (buttock) region and leaves all the gluteal muscle behind. Sparing the muscle preserves function and makes recovery easier.

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Anna from San Antonio, Texas,

To those of you who may be reading these stories and facing the same diagnosis as I and other women on this page have confronted, have faith in God’s healing powers through the work of His faithful servants like Dr. Ledoux.

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Holly,

The doctors at PRMA are unbelievably skilled and talented. These guys are serious rock stars in the breast reconstruction world, and they are incredibly unassuming about their amazing gifts and talent.

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GAP Flap

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Women who do not have an adequate amount of abdominal tissue for a DIEP flap or SIEA flap reconstruction may be candidates for GAP (gluteal artery perforator) flap breast reconstruction. This procedure uses excess skin and fat from the gluteal (buttock) region and leaves all the gluteal muscle behind. Sparing the muscle preserves function and makes recovery easier.

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