Achieving a Predictable 24-Hour Return to Normal Activities after Breast Augmentation: Part II. Patient Preparation, Refined Surgical Techniques, and Instrumentation

@article{Tebbetts2002AchievingAP,
  title={Achieving a Predictable 24-Hour Return to Normal Activities after Breast Augmentation: Part II. Patient Preparation, Refined Surgical Techniques, and Instrumentation},
  author={J. Tebbetts},
  journal={Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={118},
  pages={115S-127S}
}
  • J. Tebbetts
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • The goal of this study was to develop practices that would allow patients undergoing subpectoral augmentation to predictably return to full normal activities within 24 hours after the operation, free of postoperative adjuncts. Part I of this study used motion and time study principles to reduce operative times, medication dosages, perioperative morbidity, and recovery times in augmentation mammaplasty. Part II of the study focuses on details of patient education, preoperative planning… CONTINUE READING

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