The Advantages of the DIEP Flap

Below are just a few of the many benefits of the DIEP flap technique compared to other breast reconstruction methods.

  • Freedom of design to give a soft natural breast
  • No abdominal hernia or weakness
  • No muscle bulge from twisting or folding of the rectus muscle
  • Very healthy (good blood supply) piece of flesh
  • Low lying (tummy tuck) abdominal incision
  • Lesser insult to body, shorter hospital stay, quicker return to function
  • Can be done at the same time as the mastectomy
  • No synthetics or mesh needed
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