A system for breast implant selection based on patient tissue characteristics and implant-soft tissue dynamics.

@article{Tebbetts2002ASF,
  title={A system for breast implant selection based on patient tissue characteristics and implant-soft tissue dynamics.},
  author={John B. Tebbetts},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={109 4},
  pages={
          1396-409; discussion 1410-5
        }
}
Primary breast augmentation patients have widely varying characteristics of their breast envelope, parenchyma, and adjacent tissues. When preoperative breast implant selection does not specifically address critical soft-tissue parameters individual to each patient, risks of complications increase. Complications that occur from failure to reconcile a patient's wishes for breast size with her individual tissue characteristics include skin stretch and thinning, ptosis, atrophy of parenchyma… CONTINUE READING

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