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Breast Reduction

 

Sterodimas A, Pineda E, Meirelles V, Pitanguy I.
Maximizing nipple graft survival after performing free nipple-areolar complex reduction mammaplasty.
J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2008 Aug;61(8):971-2, London, UK

Dr. Sterodimas and Dr. Pitanguy, the father of Modern Plastic Surgery, published in the prestigious British peer reviewed Journal of Plastic Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, official journal of the British Association of Plastic Surgeons (BAPS), describing a technique for big and complex breast reductions.
Dr. Sterodimas and Dr. Pitanguy state in this article that ‘Reduction mammoplasty in patients with gigantomastia has traditionally been performed by breast reduction techniques involving free nipple grafting.’
Dr. Sterodimas and Dr. Pitanguy conclude in this article that ‘The round block can be an additional measure in order to maximize the survival of the nipple graft in the free nipple areolar complex reduction mammaplasty cases.

 

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