It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Cancer Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 09-04-2011, 02:14 PM   #1
Newbie
(male)
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Grand Terrace, CA, USA
Posts: 1
LawsuitJackpots HB User
Has anyone had Tummy flap or transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap (TRAM)?

Thursday, my wife and I met with a plastic surgeon who specializes in Tummy flap or transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap (TRAM) reconstructive surgery for women who have had lumpectomies and are having pain from the fatty necrosis resulting from the radiation therapy. Fat grafting would be an easier recovery, but does not remove the fatty necrosis. Would be interested in knowing how your results came out. Thanks

 
Old 09-07-2011, 10:29 PM   #2
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Calif, USA
Posts: 1,530
Mel52 HB UserMel52 HB UserMel52 HB UserMel52 HB UserMel52 HB UserMel52 HB UserMel52 HB UserMel52 HB UserMel52 HB User
Re: Has anyone had Tummy flap or transverse rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap (TRAM)

I met someone who had it done and she looked great. It was a long recovery. A friend of mine had the fat injections. She ahd to have it done twice as some of the fat was aborbed back into the body. However, it's been 15 years and she looks great

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Does Anyone Have This Cancer? bestoldies04 Cancer 4 05-22-2011 04:25 PM
can anyone help me??? coloncasux Cancer 4 06-08-2010 10:41 AM
paraganglioma anyone???? spegs2 Cancer 0 08-11-2009 04:48 PM
Please can anyone share their experiences? gina1786 Cancer 2 03-23-2007 04:45 AM
Anyone heard of this? Paquita Cancer 0 10-02-2005 10:51 AM

Tags
breast cancer, reconstrutive surgery, tram



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added




Top 10 Drugs Discussed on this Board.
(Go to DrugTalk.com for complete list)
Aspirin
Ativan
Ibuprofen
Morphine
Potassium
  Synthroid
Tylenol
Vicodin
Xanax
Zofran




TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



SamQKitty (14), jennybyc (3), ladybud (2), Rainyday100 (2), Administrator (2), abcwangfoo (1), Titchou (1), ibelieve (1), mel_19_06 (1), Amy26 (1)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1180), MSJayhawk (1006), Apollo123 (906), Titchou (852), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (759), ladybud (755), midwest1 (669), sammy64 (668), BlueSkies14 (607)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:05 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!