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Secondary Revisions After Vertical Scar Mammaplasty

  • Moustapha Hamdi
  • Marie-Christine Aumais
  • Frederick Clarke
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Abstract

Vertical scar or reduced-scar mammoplasty has been a major advance in breast reduction techniques. The aim of the techniques was to obtain an excellent long-lasting esthetic appearance with minimal scars. Attempts to reduce the scarring in breast reduction should not compromise the esthetic result. This may occur particularly in the early stages of any new technique.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Moustapha Hamdi
    • 1
  • Marie-Christine Aumais
    • 2
  • Frederick Clarke
    • 3
  1. 1.Professor and Chairman, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryBrussels University Hospital – Vrij Universiteit Brussel (VUB)BrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Clinical fellow, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryBrussels University Hospital – Vrij Universiteit Brussel (VUB)BrusselsBelgium
  3. 3.Plastic Surgery DepartmentSt Vincent’s Private Hospital SydneySydneyAustralia

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