What is the success rate of the DIEP flap breast reconstruction?

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naturalbreastrecon (Physician - Surgery - Plastic (Verified) ) - 05 / 21 / 2012

Flap survival rate is 98-99%. Occasionally a flap will survive, but a patient will feel that their reconstruction was not successful for some reason (lots of necrosis being the most common reason), but that is unusual.
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