In the case of augmentation mammoplasty using axillary incision, it is appropriate to perform the operation under direct vision, and in support, the endoscopic system is utilized. The endoscopies available for augmentation mammoplasty are relatively limited in variety and technological advancement compared to endoscopy in other fields, therefore the limitation in the selection of scope to use to perform the procedure. In the future, the improvement of endoscopic scope and endoscopic instruments will be necessary, and furthermore, such developments will sufficiently contribute toward the advancement of augmentation mammoplasty.
KeywordsBreast implant width Randquist formula Resultant breast width
- 1.Hammond DC. Atlas of aesthetic breast. Saunders: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. 2009. p. 51–63.Google Scholar
- 2.Randquist C, Gribbe O. Form stable shaped high cohesive gel implants. In Hall-Findlay EJ, Evans GR, editors. Aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the breast. Saunders: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. 2010. p 339–55.Google Scholar