M. Hussain et al.: Nipple–areola reconstruction: Outcome assessment

M. Hussain et al.: Nipple–areola reconstruction: Outcome assessment Eur J Plast Surg (2003) 26:359 DOI 10.1007/s00238-003-0567-9 EDITOR’S COM MENT Ian T. Jackson Published online: 15 November 2003 Springer-Verlag 2003 This is a nice follow-up of reconstructions of the nipple– purely based on the patient’s medical insurance. Certainly areola complex by Mr. Hussain and his colleagues. The inpatient treatment for this procedure would not be results are, by and large, good and the authors are to be covered. complimented on their honest assessment. This is only an observation, not a criticism. It probably It was the patient management which intrigued me. I illustrates what lies ahead for European plastic surgeons, have presumed the procedure was performed under not a user-friendly situation but certainly a less expensive general anesthesia, and they had a mean hospital stay of one. 3 days (range 1–4). In my own practice, the procedure is performed in the office or the hospital under either Ian T. Jackson straight local anesthesia or sedation and local anesthesia Editor-in-Chief as an outpatient. The decision for hospital or office is This comment refers to the paper which can be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00238-003-0566-x I. T. Jackson ( ) Institute for Craniofacial and Reconstructive Surgery, Fisher Center, Third Floor, 16001 West Nine Mile Road, Southfield, MI 48075, USA e-mail: eurjplastsurg@juno.com http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

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Springer-Verlag
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Copyright © 2003 by Springer-Verlag
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Medicine
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0930-343X
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1435-0130
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10.1007/s00238-003-0567-9
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