Marking the position of the nipple-areola complex for mastopexy and breast reduction surgery.

@article{Gulys2004MarkingTP,
  title={Marking the position of the nipple-areola complex for mastopexy and breast reduction surgery.},
  author={Guszt{\'a}v Guly{\'a}s},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={113 7},
  pages={2085-90}
}
In the analysis of plastic surgery of the breast, in addition to size, form, and symmetry, the appropriate position of the nipple areola has the greatest influence on our aesthetic assessment. The position of the nipple defines the point of highest projection and is a reference point for orientation during the removal of the parenchyma and skin. The static methods used for marking the location of the nipple-areola complex are based on measurements of distances from fixed anatomical points. The… CONTINUE READING
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