TITLE

Why Do Patients Seek Revisionary Breast Surgery?

AUTHOR(S)
Grewal, Navanjun S.; Fisher, Jack
PUB. DATE
February 2013
SOURCE
Aesthetic Surgery Journal;Feb2013, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p237
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study that aims to determine the reasons for an increase in the number of breast enhancement surgeries following breast augmentation, mastopexy-augmentation, and breast reduction surgeries. It informs that under the study, patients were grouped on the basis of operative procedures. The study found that the most frequent reason for revisionary surgery among aesthetic implant patients was development of ptosis.
ACCESSION #
85318332

 

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