"The Dermal Internal Brassiere Flap," A New Modification of Inferior Pedicle Breast Reduction Technic

Temel M., Karakas A. O., DOKUYUCU R., Turkmen A.

AESTHETIC PLASTIC SURGERY, vol.39, no.3, pp.350-358, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00266-015-0483-y
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.350-358
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


The inferior pedicle mammaplasty is particularly applied to large breasts with a long sternal notch to nipple distance. The present study reports modifications developed to solve the bottoming-out deformity, the lack of upper pole fullness and the wound healing problems seen at the reverse T-zone, known disadvantages of the inferior pedicle reduction mammaplasty, and evaluates postoperative sensation.