A surgical perspective from two decades of breast augmentation - Toward state of the art in 2001

Authors
Citation
Jb. Tebbetts, A surgical perspective from two decades of breast augmentation - Toward state of the art in 2001, CLIN PLAST, 28(3), 2001, pp. 425
Citations number
8
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Surgery
Journal title
CLINICS IN PLASTIC SURGERY
ISSN journal
0094-1298 → ACNP
Volume
28
Issue
3
Year of publication
2001
Database
ISI
SICI code
0094-1298(200107)28:3<425:ASPFTD>2.0.ZU;2-A
Abstract
This article summarizes the author's perspective of two decades of breast a ugmentation based on clinical experience using virtually every type of impl ant, incision location, pocket location, dissection technique and instrumen tation available from 1977 to 2001. Based on this experience, the author fo cuses on patient education, the importance of patient choice, patient evalu ation and preoperative planning, surgical techniques, patient recovery, and factors to limit reoperations.