Reply to: Comments on “Breast augmentation together with intraoperative glandular transposition flap for prevention and correction of lower pole deformities”
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We would also like to congratulate the authors for their great results in very complicated cases. The classification of the tuberous breast that they introduced is of great value. The point of the present discussion is the flap mentioned in our article, which authors think is the same they described earlier .
Indeed, there are some similarities between their work and our work. However, there are several important factors of difference that we would like to highlight in detail.
There are two different flaps mentioned in their article , namely the “adipo-glandular flap” or “distal flap” and the...
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Dmitry Batiukov and Vladimir Podgaiski declare that they have no conflict of interest.
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