Post-bariatric breast management rarely straightforward

Jesitus, John
January 2006
Cosmetic Surgery Times;Jan/Feb2006, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p14
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the breast management procedures in post-bariatric surgery in women. The author describes the procedure which combines epigastric and thoracodorsal flaps, performed in conjunction with an upper body lift. Significantly, the procedure is performed as a solution to patients' desire to avoid implants. The upper body lift is defined as a reverse abdominoplasty.


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