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Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 29, Issue 6, pp 571–573 | Cite as

A Simple Method for Determining the Breast Implant Size in Augmentation Mammaplasty

  • Dimitrios D. DionyssiouEmail author
  • Efterpi C. Demiri
  • John A. Davison
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Abstract

The authors describe a modified method for determining the size of implants in augmentation mammaplasty. Preoperatively, 35 women filled their brassieres with rice bags and expressed their opinion and wishes. Postoperatively, all of them were satisfied with their new breasts.

Keywords

Asymmetry Breast augmentation Implants  Rice bag 

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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dimitrios D. Dionyssiou
    • 1
    Email author
  • Efterpi C. Demiri
    • 1
  • John A. Davison
    • 2
  1. 1.D. D. DionyssiouThessalonikiGreece
  2. 2.John A. DavisonEast GrinsteadU.K

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