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Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 30, Issue 4, pp 390–394 | Cite as

Improving the Results of Inferior Pedicle Breast Reduction Using Pedicle Suspension and Plication

  • David G. Pennington
Article

Abstract

The inferior pedicle technique of breast reduction is a widely-used safe technique. It has been criticised as prone to producing inferior quadrant fullness, called variously “pseudoptosis” or “bottoming out.” Described are the results of a technique of inferior pedicle suspension and plication which overcome these problems.

Keywords

Breast reduction Mammaplasty Pseudoptosis Inferior pedicle 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryRoyal Prince Alfred Hospital, SydneySydneyAustralia

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