Breast Augmentation, An Issue of Clinics in Plastic Surgery


  • Scott Spear

Breast augmentation has become one of the most frequently performed operations in plastic surgery. It is estimated that more than 1% of the adult female population in the United States (between 1 and 2 million) has undergone breast augmentation. Surgeons have several different implants to choose from and a variety of implant techniques. The aim of this issue is to discuss the various implant methods and materials available and to provide surgeons with a framework for making the best evidence-based decision for each patient.
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Book information

  • Published: December 2008
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-0528-7