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Surgical Correction of Gynecomastia

A Geometric Approach

Martin, Antony E. M.D.; Olinger, Thomas A. B.S.B.E.; Yu, Jack C. M.D.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: May 2015 - Volume 135 - Issue 5 - p 1392–1394
doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000001198
Cosmetic: Ideas and Innovations

Summary: Many techniques are available for surgical correction of gynecomastia. In this article, we describe a technique based on geometrical principles that is simple to execute, effective, highly reproducible, and relies less on intuition of the surgeon.

Augusta, Ga.

From the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia.

Received for publication August 25, 2014; accepted November 5, 2014.

Disclosure: The authors have no financial interest to declare in relation to the content of this article.

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Antony E. Martin, M.D., Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University, 1120 15th Street, BB 4522, Augusta, Ga. 30912,

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