Bilateral Reduction Mammoplasty after Heart Transplantation
AbstractWe report a bilateral reduction mammoplasty in a 15 year old female who suffered increasing back and shoulder pain and chest wall discomfort associated with bilateral breast enlargement during a 17 month period following heart transplantation. Cardiologic evaluation confirmed a structurally normal heart with good systolic and diastolic function, and ejection fraction of 80%. We performed a bilateral mammoplasty using dermal suspension flap in vertical-scar reduction. The patient recovered satisfactorily without incident, and breast morphology was excellent at the 2 year 9 month follow-up, with no recurrence of her previous symptoms or further hyperplasia.
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