mammaplasty


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mam·ma·plas·ty

 (măm′ə-plăs′tē)
n.
Variant of mammoplasty.

mammaplasty

(ˈmæmæˌplæstɪ) or

mammoplasty

n, pl -ties
(Surgery) cosmetic surgery to alter the size or shape of the breast
[C20: from New Latin, from Latin mamma breast + -plasty]
Translations

mam·ma·plas·ty

, mammoplasty, mastoplasty
n. mamoplastia, cirugía plástica de los senos;
augmentation ______ de aumento;
reconstructive ______ de reconstrucción;
reduction ______ de reducción.

mammaplasty

V. mammoplasty.
References in periodicals archive ?
Wamalwa and Tilman, from the University of Nairobi, have written an informative paper detailing the current concepts of anatomy and technique when performing reduction mammaplasty.
Options for surgical management have included reduction mammaplasty and mastectomy (15).
Heterogeneity among isolates of rapidly growing mycobacteria responsible for infections following augmentation mammaplasty despite case clustering in Texas and other southern coastal states.
The reconstructive procedure will be resumed 6 months after surgery when nipple-areolar complex reconstruction and contralateral symmetrisation mammaplasty are envisaged (Figure 8).
Silicone lymphadenopathy has been reported after the leakage of silicone implants that were placed for augmentation mammaplasty, which resulted in a granulomatous reaction.
Augmentation Mammaplasty Redefining the Patient and Surgeon Experience.
They outline the fundamentals, including mechanisms of failure and key anatomic features; problems in augmentation mammaplasty, such as deflated saline implants, rupture and gel bleed, implant rotation, infection, and malignancy after augmentation; suboptimal aesthetic outcomes like deformities, ptosis, asymmetries, explantation, and malposition; problems in mastopexy and augmentation-mastopexy, such as compromised skin flaps, nipple malposition, scarring, and flattening or loss of upper pole fullness; and problems in reduction mammaplasty, including ischemia, overresection and underresection of breast tissue, and unsatisfactory shape or contour.
Conservative treatment of breast cancers by mammaplasty and irradiation: a new approach to lower quadrant tumors.