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Breast. 2012 Dec;21(6):781-2. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2012.09.007. Epub 2012 Oct 16.

A formula for implant volume choice in breast reconstruction after nipple sparing mastectomy.

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  • 1Breast Cancer and Reconstructive Surgery Unit, Centre Antoine Lacassagne, 33 Avenue de Valombrose, 06189 Nice cedex 2, France. char.georgiou@gmail.com


Implant choice after Nipple Sparing Mastectomy (NSM) is a problematic perioperative issue. In this retrospective study, the authors searched for a correlation between mastectomy weight and implant volume choice after NSM. A mathematical expression of this correlation was found that might help surgeons decide implant volume after NSM.

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