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129(5) CME – Breast Reduction –Video 1 – Wise Pattern Breast Reduction

Video Author: Dennis C. Hammond, MD
Published on: 04.26.2012
Associated with: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 129(5):829e-839e, May 2012

This video highlights the marks and technical features of a standard inferior pedicle inverted T or Wise pattern breast reduction. From the “Breast Reduction” CME, May 2012. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

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Keywords: breast reconstruction; tissue expander; postoperative pain; quality of recovery; QoR40; intercostal nerve block; pectoral nerve block