Alteration of nipple and areola sensitivity by reduction mammaplasty: a prospective comparison of five techniques.

@article{Schlenz2005AlterationON,
  title={Alteration of nipple and areola sensitivity by reduction mammaplasty: a prospective comparison of five techniques.},
  author={Ingrid Schlenz and Sandra Rigel and Michael Schemper and Rafic Kuzbari},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={115 3},
  pages={743-51; discussion 752-4}
}
The preservation of the sensitivity of the nipple-areola complex after reduction mammaplasty is an important goal. The authors performed this prospective study to accurately assess whether sensitivity changes are influenced by the weight of resection or the surgical technique. Eighty patients who underwent bilateral breast reduction (Lassus, 10 patients; Lejour, 13 patients; McKissock, 18 patients; Wuringer, 20 patients; and Georgiade, 19 patients) were tested for sensitivity changes of the… CONTINUE READING
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