[Is there a need for intrapectoral injection in autologous fat transplantation to the breast? - An MRI volumetric study].

@article{Herold2011IsTA,
  title={[Is there a need for intrapectoral injection in autologous fat transplantation to the breast? - An MRI volumetric study].},
  author={Christian Herold and Klaus Ueberreiter and Felix Cromme and Marc Grimm{\'e} and Peter M Vogt},
  journal={Handchirurgie, Mikrochirurgie, plastische Chirurgie : Organ der Deutschsprachigen Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Handchirurgie : Organ der Deutschsprachigen Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Mikrochirurgie der Peripheren Nerven und Gefasse : Organ der V...},
  year={2011},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={119-24}
}
INTRODUCTION Autologous fat transplantation to the female breast is becoming generally accepted as a standard procedure in plastic surgery. Periglandular planes and also intrapectoral planes are used, based on the idea of having a highly vascularised matrix. To assess this surgical technique a reproducible and exact tool for volume analysis is necessary. METHODS The volume of pectoral muscles and breast tissue including periglandular fat was analysed by MRI volumetry before and 6 months after… CONTINUE READING