Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

, Volume 43, Issue 1, pp 282–283 | Cite as

Opinions on Treatment of Breast Animation Deformity with Selective Nerve Ablation

  • Yi-ye Ouyang
  • Chun-jun LiuEmail author
  • Cheng-cheng Li
Letter to the Editor



Funding was provided by Capital Foundation of Medical Developments, CFMD (Grant No. 2016-2-4-41).

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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest to disclose.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Plastic Surgery Hospital (Institute), Chinese Academy of Medical SciencesPeking Union Medical CollegeBeijingChina

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