Breast Surgery pp 645-656 | Cite as

Critical Analysis on Access to and Location of Breast Implants

  • Marcelo Paulo Vaccari MazzettiEmail author
  • Ryane Schmidt Brock


Plastic surgery for breast augmentation is the most common procedure in Brazil and the USA. Despite the different types of access and locations for the silicon implant, this chapter discuss the initial approach to your patient desiring breast augmentation and the aspects regarding the submuscular and subglandular location and the various access points: the inframammary fold, periareolar, and transaxillary. The measurements were made to ensure the best choice in the size of the prosthesis to achieve a better result after breast augmentation.


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The authors have no conflicts of interest.

The study received no financial support.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marcelo Paulo Vaccari Mazzetti
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ryane Schmidt Brock
    • 2
  1. 1.Face Defects Research and Study Center, Brazilian Society of Plastic SurgerySão PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Brazilian Society of Plastic SurgerySão PauloBrazil

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