Latissimus Flap

Latissimus flap breast reconstruction uses skin, fat and muscle (latissimus dorsi) from the back, beneath the shoulder blade area. The tissue ("flap") is brought around to the chest to create a new breast.

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Zoe,

Ayer es historia y Dios siempre tiene su plan...

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Louise from San Antonio, Texas,

Again, thank you very much for your compassion, kindness and excellent care. As it is hard to forget one of the best, so I will never forget you, Dr. Pisano! God bless you always.​

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Oleata from Pleasanton, Texas,

Other doctors marvel at how you chose to perform the surgery and the beautiful, almost invisible and ingenious outcome of your masterpiece and surgical work under the worst of cancer and surgical conditions.

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Kathy from San Antonio, Texas,

My rapid recovery from this procedure is unbelievable to me! After a few short months the scar on my back is fading quickly and I have resumed my swim workout ranging 1-2 miles a day, holding forth with the two piece I wore before surgery! I was worried about the latissimus transplant weakening my left side, but actually there is no difference! All of this and I feel great.

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Amber from Austin, Texas,

Complications following Amber's first Breast Reconstruction procedure led her to PRMA where she underwent bilateral LAT flap reconstruction with implants. She shares her experience here.

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Cynthia from San Antonio, Texas,

​Following a breast cancer diagnosis, Cynthia chose to undergo immediate latissimus flap breast reconstruction. She shares her experience in this video.

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Latissimus Flap

Latissimus flap breast reconstruction uses skin, fat and muscle (latissimus dorsi) from the back, beneath the shoulder blade area. The tissue ("flap") is brought around to the chest to create a new breast.

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