The Journal of Bucharest College of Physicians and the Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences

The Rubens Flap – Breast Reconstruction – Anatomical Dissection on a Cadaver


The concealment of cutaneous and subcutaneous defects has always been a challenge in surgery. The breast is one of the most important and defining elements of feminine beauty. Neoplastic pathology has always made it difficult to aesthetically repair the extirpated mammary tissue. Plastic and aesthetic surgery and reconstructive microsurgery, through microsurgical techniques of autologous free flap transfers, try to solve these problems.