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What does DIEP stand for?

DIEP stands for Deep Inferior Epigastric Perforator

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The mastectomy was done in tandem with a complicated procedure called deep inferior epigastric perforator and left me unable to stand up straight for weeks without excruciating gut and back pain because the stomach skin had to somehow stretch enough to make up for the missing four inches or so.
The same infraumbilical tissue used for the TRAM flap reconstruction is used in the deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap, with the advantage of avoiding disruption to the muscle and fascia.