mammoplasty

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mammoplasty

[′mam·ə‚plas·tē]
(medicine)
Plastic surgery performed to alter the shape of the breast.
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Occult breast carcinoma in patients undergoing reduction mammaplasty.
The only reported case is case 1: spinal accessory nerve palsy caused by abdominoplasty and reduction mammaplasty.
After massive weight loss, 86 percent of the women who previously had reduction mammaplasty thought their breasts looked worse.
Complications of reduction mammaplasty utilizing this technique have been negligible.
2: Augmentation Mammaplasty (Breast Enlargements / Implants) 231
Post-surgical wound healing is significantly greater with the addition of a hypnotic intervention to usual medical care in reduction mammaplasty and bone fractures.
This edition has extended material on cosmetic breast surgery, with more emphasis on aesthetic surgery, especially mammaplasty, and updated illustrations.