J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 2020 Jun 22;73(6):1075-1080. Epub 2020 Jan 22.
Department of Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Burn Center, Medical Faculty of the RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstr. 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany; Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Center of Reconstructive Surgery of Female Gender Characteristics, Luisenhospital Aachen, Teaching Hospital of the RWTH Aachen University, Boxgraben 99, 52064 Aachen, Germany.
Introduction: Numerous techniques have been proposed for the plastic surgical treatment of hypertrophic breasts. Challenges of the procedure include the preservation of vascular supply and sensitivity of the nipple areola complex (NAC), breast feeding, and an esthetically pleasing result.
Objectives: In the present preliminary report, we introduce a new technique called the three-block L-wing reduction mammaplasty that addresses the aforementioned difficulties. Read More