Subscapular-Thoracodorsal and Lateral Thoracic Vessels

Kavita T. Vakharia, Vahe Fahradyan, Raffi Gurunian

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The branches of the axillary artery offer a great resource for use as recipient in microsurgical flap reconstruction. The current chapter describes the applied anatomy of the subscapular, circumflex scapular, thoracodorsal, and lateral thoracic vessels as well as surgical technique for their exposure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRecipient Vessels in Reconstructive Microsurgery
Subtitle of host publicationAnatomy and Technical Considerations
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9783030753894
ISBN (Print)9783030753887
StatePublished - Jan 1 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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