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Nipple-Areolar Complex Reconstruction: Principles and Clinical Techniques

Nipple-Areolar Complex Reconstruction: Principles and Clinical Techniques

by Melvin A. ShiffmanMelvin A. Shiffman


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This book, written by leading international experts, deals exclusively with reconstruction techniques for theNipple-Areolar Complex (NAC). The first chapters present the history of theNipple-Areolar Complex reconstruction and the anatomy of this part of the body. After discussing the abnormalities of theNipple-Areolar Complex and how to preventNipple-Areolar Complex disorders, the book provides extensive documentation on techniques for correcting nipple hypertrophy, nipple inversion, and for increasing nipple projection. Readers will also find helpful information of malposition and tumors of theNipple-Areolar Complex, as well as complications that can arise during the various surgical techniques.

The book offers an invaluable guide for residents and fellow, practicing and highly experienced plastic surgeons, general surgeons, and those in cosmetic surgical subspecialites.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319609249
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 02/03/2018
Edition description: 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 718
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Melvin A. Shiffman, MD, JD, FCLM, received his MD from Northwestern University School of Medicine in 1957 and completed his residency in general surgery in 1964 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Long Beach, California, USA. Since then he has been continuously involved in the practice of oncologic surgery, reconstruction, and cosmetic surgery. Dr. Shiffman was Chair of the Section of Surgery at Tustin Hospital and Medical Center (AKA Newport Specialty Hospital) from 2002 to 2014. In 2009-10 he was President of the American College of Legal Medicine. He has served as Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery, as a member of the Scientific Committee of the American Journal of Aesthetic Medicine, and as Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Shiffman has been lecturing nationally and internationally for over 30 years and is the recipient of many honors. He is a Fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine, the American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery, and the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery. He has published over 310 articles, authored or edited 34 books, and contributed more than 190 book chapters.

Table of Contents

History.- Anatomy and Embryology.- Abnormalities of the Nipple-Areolar Complex.- Prevention ofNipple-Areolar Complex Disorders.- Techniques for Correction of Nipple Hypertrophy.- Techniques for Correction of Nipple Inversion.- Procedures toIncrease Nipple Projection.-Nipple-Areolar Complex Reconstruction.- Malposition.- Tumors ofNipple-Areolar Complex.- Complications.- Outcomes and Satisfaction.

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