The Safety of Pedicles in Breast Reduction and Mastopexy Procedures
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- van Deventer, P.V., Page, B.J. & Graewe, F.R. Aesth Plast Surg (2008) 32: 307. doi:10.1007/s00266-007-9070-1
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Nipple necrosis is a potential complication of breast reduction and mastopexy procedures that can be prevented if the surgeon is acquainted with the arterial blood supply to the breast, particularly the nipple–areolar complex (NAC). A review of the latest research on this with its clinical application is given.