Journal Basic Info

  • Impact Factor: 1.995**
  • H-Index: 8
  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
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Major Scope

  •  Minimally Invasive Surgery
  •  Neurological Surgery
  •  Obstetrics Surgery
  •  Surgical Oncology
  •  Transplant Surgery
  •  Ophthalmic Surgery
  •  General Surgery
  •  Emergency Surgery


Citation: Clin Surg. 2018;3(1):2003.Research Article | Open Access

Impact of Skin Laxity on Selection of Breast Implant during Augmentation Mammoplasty

Ahmed Tharwat Nassar

Department of Plastic Surgery, Menoufia University, Egypt

*Correspondance to: Ahmed Tharwat Nassar 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.2003


Introduction: Breast augmentation is one of the most common aesthetic surgical procedures. Physical characters of the patients markedly affect choice of size and projection of the implant.Aim: Analyze the effect of skin laxity on the size and projection of breast implant.Patients and
Methods: Retrospective analysis of the effect of degree of skin laxity of patients had breast augmentation on the size and projection of the implant. Patients decided into groups each group have almost similar cheat wall diameter, age and marital stat. study included 20 patients received breast augmentation between January 2014 to January 2016 at Mawada privet hospital, Menoufia. All implants were inserted through inframammary approach and were place in sub glandular pocket.Results: Relation between degree of skin laxity and size of breast implant show (Correlation coefficient) (r) (0.73) close to +1 which means that the two variables are closely related with each other with significant p value <(0.001). Also significant relation between the degree of skin laxity and implant projection also with deferent intraoperative steps during the procedure.Conclusion: Degree of skin laxity directly affects the size and projection of the breast implant.


Cite the article

Nassar AT. Impact of Skin Laxity on Selection of Breast Implant during Augmentation Mammoplasty. Clin Surg. 2018; 3: 2003.

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