Nipple-areola reconstruction completes a breast reconstruction. A number of different techniques have been described which use both local and distant tissue. All aim to achieve a good colour and texture match for the areola with adequate and sustained projection of the nipple.
- Shestak K.C.
- Gabriel A.
- Landecker A.
- et al.
Assessment of long-term nipple projection: a comparison of three techniques.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 2002; 110: 780-786
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Published online: March 12, 2007
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