The Central Pillar Technique: A New Septum-Based Pedicle Design for Reduction Mammaplasty


Bayramicli M.

AESTHETIC SURGERY JOURNAL, vol.32, no.5, pp.578-590, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/1090820x12448657
  • Title of Journal : AESTHETIC SURGERY JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.578-590

Abstract

Background: Successful breast reduction involves remodeling the breast parenchyma and creating a pedicle to maintain blood supply to the nipple-areola complex (NAC). Although vascular compromise is generally venous in breast reduction surgery, clear anatomical descriptions of the breast veins are lacking in textbooks.