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Chest-wall contouring surgery in female-to-male transsexuals: a new algorithm.

Authors
  • Monstrey, Stan1
  • Selvaggi, Gennaro
  • Ceulemans, Peter
  • Van Landuyt, Koen
  • Bowman, Cameron
  • Blondeel, Phillip
  • Hamdi, Moustapha
  • De Cuypere, Griet
  • 1 Department of Plastic Surgery, Gent University Hospital, Belgium. [email protected] , (Belgium)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Plastic and reconstructive surgery
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2008
Volume
121
Issue
3
Pages
849–859
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/01.prs.0000299921.15447.b2
PMID: 18317134
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

Skin excess and skin elasticity are the key factors in choosing the appropriate technique for subcutaneous mastectomy, which is reflected in the algorithm. Although the complication rate is low and patient satisfaction is high, secondary aesthetic corrections are often indicated.

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