Surgery: Current Research

ISSN - 2161-1076

Ahmed Aly

Department of General Surgery, Ain Shams University, Egypt


  • Research Article   
    Superomedial Pedicle vs. Inferior Pedicle Techniques in Reduction Mammoplasty
    Author(s): Karim Fahmy, Tamer Salama*, Ahmed Aly, Tarek Youssef and Ahmed Gamal

    Background: Reduction mammoplasty is a challenging combination of aesthetic and functional plastic surgery. It is a technique that provides a safe and predictable result with NAC preservation. The end result should be judged on volume, scar pattern, shape, symmetry, and nipple position with projection. Though the ideal normal breast does not exist, the ideal operated breast should satisfy certain morphologic criteria. Despite the diversity of procedures, there is no consensus about the ideal technique for reduction mammoplasty. Aim: To compare the clinical and the aesthetic outcome of the superomedial pedicle and the inferior pedicle techniques in reduction mammoplasty for females complaining of symptomatic breast hypertrophy. Methods: 24 patients with huge symptomatic breasts at the department of General Surgery, Ain-sh.. View More»

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