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It is our goal to study the mechanism of ischemia-reperfusion injury. Our DIEP-operation is actually a clinical model of ischemia-reperfusion. Ischemia-reperfusion injury has never been directly studied in a human, clinical model of autologous transplant.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Clinical patients hospitalized for surgery.
patient is undergoing a DIEP-breast reconstruction, unilateral as well as bilateral