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General

  • Hisham Fansa
  • Christoph Heitmann
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Abstract

The breast is an individual organ which changes over the years due to gravity, pregnancy, lactation and menopause. In addition to the individual shape, the shape of the thorax and the position on the thorax influence the breast. The term breast footprint describes the position and base of the breast.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hisham Fansa
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Christoph Heitmann
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic SurgeryKlinikum BielefeldGermany
  2. 2.Center for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Breast SurgeryMunichGermany
  3. 3.Center for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Breast SurgeryZurichSwitzerland
  4. 4.Practice for Plastic SurgeryMunichGermany

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