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Medicine - Surgery | Aesthetic Surgery of the Breast

Aesthetic Surgery of the Breast

Mugea, Toma T., Shiffman, Melvin A. (Eds.)

2015, XX, 1058 p. 992 illus., 903 illus. in color.

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  • Step-by-step descriptions of the latest techniques of breast augmentation, mastopexy, and breast reduction
  • Detailed guidance on risks, potential complications, and the treatment of complications
  • Written by acknowledged experts who draw on a wealth of experience in describing their personal techniques

This book covers all aspects of aesthetic breast surgery in an instructive, step-by-step format. The descriptions of procedures are completely up to date, encompassing newly introduced techniques and recent modifications of established techniques. Individual parts of the book are devoted to breast augmentation, mastopexy, and breast reduction. Detailed consideration is also given to risks and complications, with guidance on their avoidance and the treatment of complications. In addition, anatomy, anesthesia, and a range of miscellaneous procedures applicable in specific circumstances are all well covered.  


The authors are acknowledged experts in their fields who draw on a wealth of experience in describing and illustrating their personally favored techniques. Aesthetic Surgery of the Breast will be an ideal reference for both students (residents and fellows) and practicing cosmetic, plastic, and general surgeons.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Breast Reduction - Fat Transfer - Gigantomastia - Implant Selection - Mastopexy

Related subjects » Surgery

Table of contents 

General: Definitions of Beauty.- Life, Universe, and the Human body. Anatomy and History: Vascular Anatomy of the Breast.- Breast Development and Aging.- Breast Assessment.- Breast Golden Number.- History of Aesthetic Breast Surgery. Anesthesia: Anesthesia in Breast Surgery.- Tumescent Anesthesia for Breats Surgery.- Breast Augmentation: Breast Score and Anatomical Implant Selection using computer program and TTM Aesthetic Breast Chart.- Breast Augmentation, Life and Aging with Breast Implants.- Breast Implants and Tissue Reaction.- Subglandular Breast Augmentation.- Subfascial Prepectoral Implant using Inframammary Approach.- Can the pectoral fascia integrity be preserved during subfascial breast augmentation through the axillary approach?.- The influence of subfascial transaxillary breast augmentation in axillary lymphatic drainage patterns and sentinel lymph node detection.- Transumbilical Approach to Breast Augmentation.- Periareolar Approach in Breast Augmentation.- Retromuscular Fascial Dual Plane Breast Augmentation.- Dual Plane Breast Augmentation.-  Breast Augmentation for Asymmetric Breasts.- Breast Augmentation in Chest Malformation.- Fat Transfer Breast Augmention.- Pain Management after Breast Augmentation.- Complications of Breast Augmentation. Complications and Revision Surgery: Double Bubble.- Etiology and Surgical Correction.- Internal Mastopexy for Bottoming Out.- Diagnosis and Treatment of Capsule Contracture.- Treatment of Synmastia (Symmastia).- Diagnosis and Treatment of Pneumothorax. Mastopexy: New Ptosis Classification including Breats Volume.- Modified Classification of Ptosis, Pocket Selection, and Markings in Mastopexy.- Crescent and Benelli Breast Lifts.-  Cat`s Tail Vertical Scar Mastopexy with Bipedile Flap for Ptotoic Breasts.- Mastopexy without Vertical Scar.- Vertical Mastopexy with Augmentation.- Breast Augmentation and Mastopexy. Breast Reduction: Breast Reduction Algorithm.- Mastopexy/Breast reduction with short inverted “T” scar.- Bipedicle Breast Reduction.- Variation of the Pitanguy Breast Reduction.- Breast reduction/MASTOPEXY with supero-medial pedicle.- Hypertrophic Tubular Breast Reduction: NEW Surgical Technique with New Inframammary Fold Level.- Liposuction Breast Reduction.- Gigantomastia: Breast Reduction.- Inferior Pedicle versus free Nipple Areola Complex Graft.-Complications of Mastopexy and Breast Reduction. Miscellaneous: Liposuction for Asymmetric Breasts.- Breast Surgery after Massive Weight Loss.- Poland Syndrome.- Tubular Breast.- Gynecomastia.- Inverted Nipples. Editor`s Commentary.

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