Aesthetic Plast Surg 2007 May-Jun;31(3):294-8
Department of Plastic, Aesthetic, and Reconstructive Surgery, Brugmann University Hospital, Place Van Gehuchten, Brussels, Belgium.
Since 1996, the original technique of superior pedicle vertical scar mammaplasty described by Lejour has been modified by decreasing skin and glandular undermining, limiting liposuction, avoiding tight glandular stitches, and adding a small horizontal scar for very large breasts. Between 1996 and 2002, 115 consecutive patients underwent a bilateral reduction mammaplasty of more than 500 g per breast using the modified Lejour technique. The early, late, and delayed complications were studied according to four parameters: glandular resection, age, smoking habits, and body mass index (BMI). Read More