Breast Ptosis: Causes and Cure

@article{Rinker2010BreastPC,
  title={Breast Ptosis: Causes and Cure},
  author={Brian D. Rinker and Melissa Veneracion and Catherine P Walsh},
  journal={Annals of Plastic Surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={64},
  pages={579-584}
}
Breast ptosis is one of the most common conditions treated by plastic surgeons, but the causes are not clearly defined. A review was conducted of 132 consecutive patients presenting for breast augmentation or mastopexy. Information was obtained by chart review and telephone interview. Standardized photographs were examined to determine degree of ptosis by the Regnault classification. Of patients who had at least one pregnancy, 85% reported adverse changes in breast shape following pregnancy, 35… 
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