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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The tumour excision and reconstruction by reduction mammoplasty techniques was performed by the principal author in all patients with masses greater than 10 cm diameter.
Bimonthly Rates of Reduction Mammoplasty and Bilateral Prophylactic Oophorectomy among Female Residents in (A/C) New York State and (B/D) New South Wales between 2009 and 2014.
In Reply.--We appreciate the opportunity to respond to the letter referencing our study of reduction mammoplasty (RMP) specimens and how they are managed in the pathology laboratory.
In cases of congenital symmastia with macromastia, reduction mammoplasty is a very useful surgical method because it reduces the breast volume and simultaneously removes the lower web-like tissue with ease.
Published literature has reported no increase in the risk of imaging abnormalities or interference in cancer detection following fat grafting to the breast.10,11 Rubin et al compared mammographic changes after fat transfer with reduction mammoplasty and reported no significant difference in oil cysts or micro-calcifications with fewer biopsies after fat grafting to the breast than after reduction mammoplasty.12 In our study, 28 percent benign imaging changes after FG supports reported literature.
Epidermal inclusion cysts can be caused by congenital factors, squamous metaplasia of columnar epithelium, obstructed hair follicle or pore causing inflammatory downward growth of the epidermis, or trauma related to reduction mammoplasty or needle biopsy that causes epidermal fragments to be implanted more deeply in the breast tissue.
Breast reduction (reduction mammoplasty) is frequently performed by plastic and breast surgeons to relieve macromastia symptoms.
Results of reduction mammoplasty are better after medical treatment.
These surgical principles are glandular rotation, dermoglandular rotation, tumor-adapted reduction mammoplasty, combination of BCT and thoracoepigastric flap, or combination of BCT and latissimus dorsi flap to reconstruct hemimastectomy defects.
SOX17promoter methylation was further evaluated in 7 normal breast tissue samples obtained from reduction mammoplasty, 8 histologically tested noncancerous samples of breast tissue surrounding breast tumors, and 9 breast fibroadenomas used as benign tumor controls.
Young, "Reduction mammoplasty for macromastia," Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, vol.

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