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Clin Plast Surg. 2009 Jan;36(1):105-15, vii; discussion 117. doi: 10.1016/j.cps.2008.08.006.

Augmentation mastopexy.

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  • 1Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Medical Center, 1st Floor PHC Building, 3800 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA. spears@gunet.georgetown.edu


Primary augmentation/mastopexy is associated with a significantly higher complication rate than primary augmentation alone. Despite this, its popularity has steadily increased. This demand has led to the need for careful preoperative planning and surgical execution to minimize the most frequent complications. This article focuses on the authors' experience with the technical aspects of the procedure.

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