• Use of free flaps in aesthetic breast surgery: a single centre experience and literature review

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

    Implant based breast augmentation is one of the most performed procedures in aesthetic surgery whereas autologous tissue application is confined to fat grafting as adjuvant procedure. The use of free flaps in cosmetic mammoplasties is not popular but the number of reports in the literature are increasing. We believe autologous tissue transfer for cosmetic purposes could be valuable alternative for volume enhancement in selected conditions especially following weight loss. In this paper, we provide a systematic literature review of the current literature of using autologous free flaps for...
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