ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY, vol.80, no.3, pp.217-222, 2018 (SCI-Expanded)
Article / Article
ANNALS OF PLASTIC SURGERY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
breast reduction, inferior pedicle, superomedial pedicle, Wise pattern, bottoming-out, AREOLA COMPLEX POSITION, SCAR BREAST REDUCTION, VERTICAL SCAR, POLE LENGTH, MAMMAPLASTY, COMPLICATIONS, EVOLUTION, SUPERIOR
Erciyes University Affiliated:
Introduction Although multiple pedicle and skin excision techniques exist for gigantomastic breast reduction, no consensus exists as to which method is most effective in providing an aesthetically pleasing breast, especially in the long-term period. This study aimed to compare the aesthetic and surgical outcomes between inferior pedicle and superomedial pedicle reductions, which both use Wise pattern skin excision in gigantomastic patients.