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Breast Augmentation

Principles and Practice

Shiffman, Melvin A. (Ed.)

Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2009

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  • All aspects of breast augmentation in one book
  • How-to-do manual
  • Abundantly illustrated
  • Written by noted authorities in plastic surgery

All aspects of breast augmentation are covered in this comprehensive guide. It is divided into sections that include anatomy, preoperative consultation, the varieties of implants with pocket positioning, the varieties of surgical procedures and approaches, complications, mammography and medical legal aspects. The extensive array of information that is imparted to the surgeon without equal makes it a precious companion for students, residents and fellows, practicing surgeons and highly experienced surgeons in plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, general surgery and other subspecialties.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Laser - Surgery - anatomy - complications - cosmetic surgery - diagnosis - embryo - embryology - endoscopy - general surgery - implant - outcome - pain - plastic surgery - therapy

Related subjects » Dermatology - Gynecology - Surgery

Table of contents 

Anatomy, Benign Breast Disease, Malignant Breast Disease, Mammograms.- Embryology and Anatomy of the Breast.- Nerves, Ligaments, and Vessels of the Chest and Breast.- Anthropomorphic Measurement of the Breast.- Anatomy and Clinical Significance of the Pectoral Fascia.- The Inframammary Crease.- Breast Asymmetries: A Working Formulation.- Benign Disorders of the Breast.- Malignant Breast Diseases.- Mammograms in Cosmetic Breast Surgery.- Preoperative Consultation.- Initial Consultation.- Method for Determining Bra Size and Predicting Postaugmentation Breast Size.- Breast Assessment and Implant Selection Using the TTM Aesthetic Breast Chart.- The Golden Ratios of the Breast.- Body Image and Other Psychological Issues in Breast Augmentation.- Body Dysmorphic Disorder.- Use of Decision and Management Algorithms in a Breast Augmentation Practice.- Implants.- Silicone Versus Saline Implants.- Choice of Prosthesis Surface: Myth or Necessity?.- Enhanced Projection: Adjustable Gel Implants.- Betadine and Breast Implants.- Mechanical Analysis of Explanted Silicone Breast Implants.- Cohesive Gel Silicone Implants.- Surgical Approaches.- Principles of Breast Augmentation Surgery.- Intraoperative Assessment of Breast Prosthesis Volume Using a Set of Graduated Expanders.- Breast Augmentation: Intraareolar Approach.- Breast Augmentation Using the Periareolar Approach.- Inframammary Approach to Subglandular Breast Augmentation.- Breast Augmentation: Axillary Approach.- Hydrodissection Axillary Breast Augmentation.- Nipple or Areolar Reduction with Simultaneous Breast Augmentation.- Classification of Breast Ptosis.- Breast Augmentation with Mastopexy.- Crescent Mastopexy with Augmentation.- Breast Augmentation with Periareolar Mastopexy.- Mastopexy/Reduction and Augmentation Without Vertical Scar.- Classification of the Tuberous Breast.- The Incidence of Tuberous Breast Deformity in Asymmetric and Symmetric Mammaplasty Patients.- Aesthetic Reconstruction of the Tuberous Breast Deformity.- Periareolar Technique for Correction and Augmentation of the Tuberous Breast.- The Effect of Breast Parenchymal Maldistribution on Augmentation Mammoplasty Decisions.- Management of Anterior Chest Wall Deformity in Breast Augmentation.- Poland’s Syndrome.- Breast Augmentation in the Transsexual.- Anesthetic Drip System to Reduce Pain in Cosmetic Surgery.- Position of Implant.- Submammary Versus Subpectoral Implant.- Treatment of the Submammary Fold in Breast Implantation.- Subfascial Prepectoral Implant Using the Inframammary Approach.- Subfascial Transaxillary Breast Augmentation.- Modified Subfascial Breast Augmentation.- Submuscular Fascial Dual-Plane Breast Augmentation.- “Reverse” Dual-Plane Mammaplasty.- Breast Augmentation with Autologous Tissue.- History of Breast Augmentation with Autologous Fat.- Breast Augmentation with Autologous Fat.- Fat Transfer with Platelet-Rich Plasma for Breast Augmentation.- Fat Transfer and Implant Breast Augmentation.- Breast Augmentation with the Brava® External Tissue Expander.- Autogenous Augmentation Mammaplasty with Microsurgical Tissue Transfer.- Complications.- Complications of Breast Augmentation.- Less Common Complications of Breast Augmentation.- Capsular Contracture Following Augmentation Mammaplasty: Etiology and Pathogenesis.- Complications Related to the Implant.- Imaging Evaluation of Silicone Within the Breast.- Treatment of Capsule Contracture with Endoscopic CO2 Laser.- Hammock Capsulorrhaphy.- Breast Implant Malposition: Prevention and Correction.- Aesthetic Outcome of Breast Implant Removal.- Inframammary Fold Elevation and External Synmastia Repair: Morgan–Metcalf Method.- Intracapsular Allogenic Dermal Grafts for Periprosthetic Breast Implant Problems.- Submammary Flap for Correction of Severe Sequelae from Augmentation Mammaplasty.- Idiosyncratic Allergic Reaction: A Rare Complication of Augmentation Mammoplasty.- Complications of Silicone Gel Implants.- Aesthetic Management of the Breast Capsule After Explantation.- Complications of the Transumbilical Approach.- Subfascial Breast Augmentations: Complications.- Complications of Autologous Fat Transfer to the Breast.- Miscellaneous.- Breast Conservation Therapy After Augmentation Mammaplasty.- Serologic and Histologic Findings in Capsule Contracture Patients with Silicone Gel Implants.- Medical-Legal Aspects of Breast Augmentation.- Editor’s Commentary.

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