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Reduction Mammaplasty and Sensitivity of the Nipple-Areola Complex: Sensuality Versus Sexuality?

Kuzbari, Rafic MD; Schlenz, I MD

doi: 10.1097/01.sap.0000250648.70177.4a
Advances in Plastic Surgery
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Sensitivity of the nipple-areola complex is best preserved with techniques that avoid resection of the central parenchyma, do not detach the central breast tissue from the thoracic wall, and do not violate the lateral pectoral fascia.

From the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wilhelminenspital, Vienna, Austria.

Received September 21, 2006 and accepted for publication October 5, 2006.

Reprints: Rafic Kuzbari, MD, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Wilhelminenspital, Montleartstrasse 37, A-1160, Vienna, Austria. E-mail: rnk@aon.at.

© 2007 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.