Understanding modern breast reduction techniques with a simplified approach.

  title={Understanding modern breast reduction techniques with a simplified approach.},
  author={Patricio R. Andrades and A. P. Craveiro Prado},
  journal={Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS},
  volume={61 11},
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to analyse the geometrical principles of breast reduction, to propose a classification of reduction mammaplasty techniques and to show a simplified approach based on the authors experience. METHODS A thorough analysis of the geometrical differences between the normal and enlarged breast was performed. As a result of this analysis, the concept of separate management of the skin and gland for breast reduction was used as a method to classify the different… CONTINUE READING

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