Breast Augmentation

Principles and Practice

  • Melvin A. Shiffman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XXVII
  2. Anatomy, Benign Breast Disease, Malignant Breast Disease, Mammograms

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. John E. Skandalakis
      Pages 3-24
    3. Melvyn Westreich
      Pages 27-44
    4. Brooke R. Seckel, Shawkat A. Sati, W. Thomas McClellan
      Pages 51-55
    5. Gianpiero Gravante, Antonino Araco, Valerio Cervelli
      Pages 57-61
    6. Melvin A. Shiffman
      Pages 63-64
    7. Melvin A. Shiffman
      Pages 65-67
    8. Melvin A. Shiffman
      Pages 69-72
  3. Preoperative Consultation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Melvin A. Shiffman
      Pages 75-76
    3. Richard Moufarrège
      Pages 109-116
    4. David B. Sarwer, Alison L. Infield
      Pages 117-125
    5. Melvin A. Shiffman
      Pages 127-129
  4. Implants

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. Robert S. Reiffel
      Pages 165-176
    3. Richard Moufarrège, Alexandre Dionyssopoulos
      Pages 177-183
    4. Hilton Becker, Luis A. Picard-Ami Jr.
      Pages 185-189
    5. Melvin A. Shiffman
      Pages 191-191
    6. Daniel P. Greenwald, Mark A. Randolph, James W. May Jr.
      Pages 193-196
    7. Angelo Rebelo
      Pages 197-202
  5. Surgical Approaches

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 203-203
    2. Melvin A. Shiffman
      Pages 205-206
    3. Melvin A. Shiffman, Beniamino Palmieri, Pierangelo Bosio
      Pages 207-210
    4. Melvin A. Shiffman
      Pages 211-214
    5. Asuman Sevin, Kutlu Sevin
      Pages 215-220
    6. Anthony Erian, Amal Dass
      Pages 221-230
    7. George John Bitar
      Pages 231-240
    8. Sid J. Mirrafati, Melvin A. Shiffman
      Pages 241-245
    9. Melvin A. Shiffman
      Pages 251-255
    10. Myron M. Persoff
      Pages 257-275
    11. Andre Auersvald, Luiz Augusto Auersvald
      Pages 277-281
    12. Steven P. Davison, Mark W. Clemens
      Pages 283-290
    13. Melvin A. Shiffman
      Pages 297-300
    14. Danielle M. DeLuca-Pytell, Rocco C. Piazza, Julie C. Holding, Ned Snyder IV, Lisa M. Hunsicker, Linda G. Phillips
      Pages 301-306
    15. Apostolos D. Mandrekas, George J Zambacos
      Pages 307-319
    16. Bobby Arun Kumar, Darryl J. Hodgkinson
      Pages 321-328
    17. Renato Da Silva Freitas, Andre Ricardo Dall’Oglio Tolazzi, Anileda Ribeiro Dos Santos, Ruth M. Graf, Gilvani Azor De Oliveira e Cruz
      Pages 345-358
    18. Nicholas V. Chugay
      Pages 359-361
  6. Position of Implant

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 369-369

About this book


All aspects of breast augmentation are covered in this comprehensive guide. It is divided into sections that include anatomy, preoperative consultation, the varieties of implants with pocket positioning, the varieties of surgical procedures and approaches, complications, mammography and medical legal aspects. The extensive array of information that is imparted to the surgeon without equal makes it a precious companion for students, residents and fellows, practicing surgeons and highly experienced surgeons in plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, general surgery and other subspecialties.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Melvin A. Shiffman
    • 1
  1. 1.Surgery SectionTustin Hospital and Medical CenterTustinUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-78947-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-78948-2
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