• Breast Reduction with Deskinning of a Superomedial Pedicle: A Retrospective Cohort Study

    One year ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    In most breast reduction techniques the pedicle of the nipple-areola-complex is de-epithelialized to preserve the subdermal plexus, thereby decreasing the risk of NAC necrosis. However, deskinning the pedicle is faster and makes it more pliable, which potentially improves the aesthetic outcome. There is no scientific evidence regarding the beneficial effects of de-epithelialization. In this study, we present data from patients undergoing breast reduction with deskinning of a superomedial pedicle.
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