• Modified Anterior Intercostal Artery Perforator Flap for Autologous Breast Volume Restoration after Explantation

    1 month ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    Explantation of breast implants has become increasingly common. This study aimed to analyze breast auto-augmentation following implant explantation (using a laterally designed anterior intercostal artery perforator flap) in patients who did not need new implants and required volume preservation. Twenty-four patients aged 31-67 years with body mass index between 24.43 and 29.34 kg/m2 underwent this procedure. All patients had implant-related problems such as recurrent capsular contracture , seroma , animation deformity , rupture-induced bleeding , and breast implant disease .
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