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Partial Breast Reconstruction: Inferior Pedicle Techniques

  • Albert LoskenEmail author
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Abstract

The inferior pedicle reduction mammoplasty technique is a very reliable and versatile technique for the immediate reconstruction of lumpectomy defects. It is a common reduction technique that is easy to learn and can be applied in the oncoplastic reduction approach for a tumor defect in almost any location other than pure inferior. The complication rates are favorable, and aesthetic results are predictable in well-selected patients. The decision process, surgical technique, and appropriate postoperative protocols are all discussed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Emory Division of Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryAtlantaUSA

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