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Modified Internal Mastopexy Technique in Muscle Splitting Biplane Breast Augmentation

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Abstract

Background

The technique of muscle splitting biplane breast augmentation associated with internal mastopexy to correct breast hypoplasia, ptosis and asymmetry was reported in 2014. The purpose of this article is to present recent modifications and results of this technique.

Methods

Since 2016, 30 patients with breast hypoplasia associated with excessive or loose skin envelope or breast ptosis grade I have benefited from a new and improved technique of internal suture mastopexy combined with the muscle splitting biplane breast augmentation (muscle splitting biplane breast augmentation with internal mastopexy type II or MSBBA-IM2).

Results

Excellent long-term results have been obtained by using the muscle splitting biplane breast augmentation with internal mastopexy type II, which maintains a natural breast shape and a smooth transition between the soft tissue and implant in the upper pole by redraping the breast parenchyma both at the level of the upper pole and at the level of the lower pole of the breast.

Conclusions

The new technique of muscle splitting biplane breast augmentation with internal mastopexy type II or MSBBA-IM2 offers improved long-term aesthetic results and is an effective alternative in selected patients requiring correction of breast hypoplasia associated with excessive or loose skin envelope or breast ptosis grade I.

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Şiclovan, H.R., Nistor, P. Modified Internal Mastopexy Technique in Muscle Splitting Biplane Breast Augmentation. Aesth Plast Surg (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00266-019-01597-x

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Keywords

  • Muscle splitting biplane
  • Pocket
  • Internal mastopexy
  • Breast
  • Augmentation
  • Ptosis