DIEP Procedure Information

The DIEP flap, or deep inferior epigastric perforator flap, uses excess abdominal skin and fat from the lower part of the abdomen. During the procedure, a reconstructive surgeon separates from the abdominal muscles the vessels that supply blood flow to the flap, leaving them completely preserved.

Key Benefits
  • The following are benefits of the DIEP flap procedure:
  • Soft reconstruction
  • Complete preservation of abdominal muscles
  • Minimally invasive
  • Potential for restoration of normal sensation
LOCATIONS
Texas Medical Center
6560 Fannin Street
Scurlock Tower, Suite 2200
Houston, TX 77030
713.441.6100

Katy
18400 Katy Frwy.
Medical Office Building 1
Suite 500
Houston, TX 77094
832.522.8400