An upper body lift is needed whenever a massive weight loss patient presents with a "dropped out" lateral inframammary crease. It is a combination of a brachioplasty, upper-back resection, and breast reconstruction. The operation is designed to reverse the particular deformity a patient presents with. This article describes three patterns of resection, one for males and two for females.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Clinics in Plastic Surgery|
|State||Published - Jan 2008|
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