The Skate Flap Purse-String Technique for Nipple-Areola Complex Reconstruction
Nipple-areola complex reconstruction is the final step in postmastectomy breast reconstruction. While a multitude of techniques have been proposed over the years, each has their own set of drawbacks and challenges. In this article, we describe our “skate flap purse-string” technique for nipple-areola complex reconstruction in detail, elaborating on indications, technical pearls, and its advantages over other techniques.
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