Research Article| Volume 46, ISSUE 4, P332-336, 1993

Endoscopic assisted transaxillary augmentation mammaplasty

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      The aesthetic approach for insertion of a breast implant is through an axillary incision. The scar is hidden in an inconspicuous and infrequently exposed site; it is also often scarcely visible when faded. The described technique is simple and requires an added stab incision. Direct visualisation of the pocket provides a degree of precision and control previously not attained. The size of the axillary incision is determined by the size of the folded inflatable prosthesis.


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