Commentary on “The springback phenomenon: does the final position of the nipple/areolar complex correspond to the preoperative markings in reduction mammaplasty?” by Y. Godwin et al.

Commentary on “The springback phenomenon: does the final position of the nipple/areolar complex... Eur J Plast Surg (2007) 29:369–370 DOI 10.1007/s00238-007-0118-x INVITED COMMENTARY Commentary on “The springback phenomenon: does the final position of the nipple/areolar complex correspond to the preoperative markings in reduction mammaplasty?” by Y. Godwin et al. G. L. Gunnarsson Published online: 21 March 2007 Springer-Verlag 2007 The reduction mammaplasty is probably the most routinely estimated in 27% or lower in 8%. I find it hard to understand performed operation by any plastic surgeon. We are constantly that the nipple can be placed lower than marked if operative trying to improve our patient’s safety by searching for a safer markings are strictly followed. If the reason is due to and simpler technique. Much has been added to the great in- postoperative tissue stretch, it should be apparent in more ventions of pioneers in the field, and the search for improve- patients than the 3 patients of the 37. In addition, the dif- ment is still ongoing. The goal is to make it absolutely safe. ference is only half a centimeter, and I personally would The authors seek an understanding of tissue elasticity consider that as a measurement error. I have noticed that there and want to see if tissue spring http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Commentary on “The springback phenomenon: does the final position of the nipple/areolar complex correspond to the preoperative markings in reduction mammaplasty?” by Y. Godwin et al.

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Springer-Verlag
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Copyright © 2007 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
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0930-343X
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1435-0130
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10.1007/s00238-007-0118-x
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Eur J Plast Surg (2007) 29:369–370 DOI 10.1007/s00238-007-0118-x INVITED COMMENTARY Commentary on “The springback phenomenon: does the final position of the nipple/areolar complex correspond to the preoperative markings in reduction mammaplasty?” by Y. Godwin et al. G. L. Gunnarsson Published online: 21 March 2007 Springer-Verlag 2007 The reduction mammaplasty is probably the most routinely estimated in 27% or lower in 8%. I find it hard to understand performed operation by any plastic surgeon. We are constantly that the nipple can be placed lower than marked if operative trying to improve our patient’s safety by searching for a safer markings are strictly followed. If the reason is due to and simpler technique. Much has been added to the great in- postoperative tissue stretch, it should be apparent in more ventions of pioneers in the field, and the search for improve- patients than the 3 patients of the 37. In addition, the dif- ment is still ongoing. The goal is to make it absolutely safe. ference is only half a centimeter, and I personally would The authors seek an understanding of tissue elasticity consider that as a measurement error. I have noticed that there and want to see if tissue spring

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Published: May 1, 2007

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