In this video, Rod J. Rohrich, MD, Editor-in-Chief of “Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,” discusses the story of a woman with a rare skin cancer who received a DIEP flap transplanted from her twin sister. This wound up being one of the few vascularized composite allotransplantations between identical twins, and the only reported successful VCA for a recurrent cancer diagnosis.
Read the November 2021 PRS #PlasticSurgery article, “Successful Double DIEP Syngeneic Transplantation across Monozygotic Twins for Total Back Reconstruction” by Selber, Kameni, Torres, Mericli, Chu, Schaverien, Largo, Butler, and Gaber. Find it on PRSJournal.com.
Read it: https://bit.ly/DoubleDIEPTransplant
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