Augmentation/mastopexy: a 3-year review of a single surgeon's practice.

  title={Augmentation/mastopexy: a 3-year review of a single surgeon's practice.},
  author={Scott L. Spear and James H Boehmler and Mark W. Clemens},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={118 7 Suppl},
  pages={136S-147S; discussion 148S-149S, 150S-151S}
BACKGROUND Augmentation/mastopexy is of considerable interest to plastic surgeons who perform breast surgery because of its complexity as well as its high rate of legal claims. METHODS This single-surgeon, 3-year study evaluated complications, outcomes, and reoperation rates among 166 patients who underwent 171 procedures for primary and secondary augmentation and primary and secondary augmentation/mastopexy. Aspects of the treatment plan were reviewed, including classification of ptosis… CONTINUE READING

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