- Presents various surgical modalities in aesthetic mastoplasty in a clear and detailed manner
- Offers tailored solutions for specific surgical conditions in a range of settings
- Includes a wealth of color illustrations
This book presents the latest and most essential techniques in Aesthetic Mastoplasty, an important field in plastic surgery that allows us to reshape breasts in harmony with the body’s contours and with the patients’ sense of beauty. Moreover, there have been major advances in this areain recent years, leading to improved and more tailored surgical outcomes.
Usually patients request aesthetic breast surgery due to physical and psychological motivations, and, most importantly, due to their bodily self-perception. In addition, conditions such as pendulous breasts may be painful, leading to repercussions for the chest and causing severedeformities, which may in turn necessitate plastic surgery. Lastly, the clinical diagnosis of breast deformities such as hypertrophy, hypomasty, ptosis and asymmetries should also be taken into account when considering an aesthetic breast surgery intervention. Breast surgeons should beaware of these issues, and should be familiar with the most recent techniques in breast surgery, in order to provide a high standard of quality and patient-tailored surgical service. With these goals in mind, the book discusses the most important issues in the field, divided into four differentsections: General Information for Breast Surgery, Surgical Principles of Breast Surgery, Breast Augmentation, and Liposuction and Lipoinjection.
Written by a respected breast surgeon to honor the remarkable contributions of Prof. Ivo Pitanguy and featuring contributions from 39 Brazilian plastic surgeons, Breast Surgery – Aesthetic Approaches highlights the essentials and the latest advances developed by Brazilian plasticsurgeons over the past 37 years. As such, it offers an invaluable practical surgical manual for all readers interested or working in breast surgery, including plastic and breast surgeons and plastic surgery residents.
Dr. Juarez Avelar holds a degree in Medicine from Guanabara University (currently Rio de Janeiro State University - 1968) and completed his residency and post-graduate studies in Plastic Surgery at Rio de Janeiro’s Santa Casa Hospital and Ivo Pitanguy’s Clinic (1970-72). He is a formerpresident of the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery (1986-87) and (1990-91), and of the Alumni Association of Prof. Ivo Pitanguy (AExPI) (2002-04) and 2004-06 – Brazil. Founding member and former president of the Prof. Illouz Association (2005-08; 2010-12). Founding member and formerresident of the Brazilian Association of Tissue Engineering and Stem Cells (2005-08). He has also been an Assistant Professor at the Plastic Surgery Unit at the Marília Medical School (Brazil); an active member of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery – ISAPS (since1976); a Professor of Plastic Surgery at the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) (since 1997); a Fellow Member of the International College of Surgeons (since 1977); a Fellow Member of the Medicine Academy of São Paulo (since 1990 – Brazil); an invited Professorat the Plastic Department, Medical School of Pernambuco Federal University - Brazil; and Head of the Brazilian Scientific Institute of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Brazil). Dr. Avelar has published 15 books and textbooks on plastic surgery, both in Portuguese and in English, withhighlights for Ear Reconstruction (Springer – 2013) and New Concepts on Abdominoplasty and Further Applications (Springer – 2016).