• Treatment of Breast Animation Deformity: A Systematic Review

    19 days ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    Animation deformity is a known complication of sub-pectoral implant placement and results from the contraction of the pectoralis major muscle with resultant movement of the underlying implant. This can lead to a poor cosmetic result with the implant becoming distinctly visible post breast reconstruction and augmentation. The prevalence and clinical significance of AD remains unclear. To date there does not exist a published review outlining the treatment modalities for AD and their effectiveness.
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  • Reply: Comment on ‘Efficacy of autologous fat transfer for the correction of contour deformities in the breast: A systematic review and meta-analysis'

    19 days ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    With great interest we have read the comments and references of Vinci and colleagues regarding our recently published meta-analysis.1 We would like to thank the authors for their appreciation of our paper as well as for sharing their valuable experience with autologous fat transfer in the breast. As was demonstrated in our extensive meta-analysis, AFT does indeed prove to be an effective tool in correcting a wide array of contour deformities of the breast. With the majority of studies focusing on investigating the efficacy of AFT in the treatment of sequelae of breast cancer, its role in...
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