Definitions for "Tram Flap"
A type of breast reconstruction surgery in which tissue and muscle are removed from the lower abdomen (a "tummy tuck") and used to rebuild the breast. Also called transrectal abdominal muscle surgery.
Skin, fat and muscle taken from the abdomen to reconstruct a breast.
For the reconstruction of a breast it is tunneled under the skin and fat of the abdominal wall into the breast wound where it is shaped into a breast mound. This results in removing excess skin and fat from the lower abdomen simular to a "tummy tuck" operation.