Chest-wall contouring surgery in female-to-male transsexuals: a new algorithm.

@article{Monstrey2008ChestwallCS,
  title={Chest-wall contouring surgery in female-to-male transsexuals: a new algorithm.},
  author={Stan Monstrey and Gennaro Selvaggi and Peter Ceulemans and Koen H I Van Landuyt and Cameron C Bowman and Phillip Blondeel and Moustapha Hamdi and Griet De Cuypere},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={121 3},
  pages={849-59}
}
BACKGROUND In female-to-male transsexuals, the first surgical procedure in their reassignment surgery consists of the subcutaneous mastectomy. The goals of subcutaneous mastectomy are removal of breast tissue, removal of excess skin, reduction and proper positioning of the nipple and areola, and ideally, minimization of chest-wall scars. The authors present… CONTINUE READING