■ Introduction 3
■ Breast Implants 5
■ Anatomical Overview 7
■ Instruments 8
■ Duplicate Patient Information 13
■ Preliminary Examinations 13
■ Photographic Documentation 13
■ Surgical Planning 14
° ■ Incision Line in the Case of Submammary Access 16
■ Definition of the Subsequent Breast or Implant Size by Establishing the Distance Between the Lower Margin of the Nipple and the Subsequent Inframammary Fold 17
■ Positioning of the Patient, Disinfection of the Operating Area 18 O ■ Tumescence 18
o ■ Submammary Incision 20 ° ■ Preparation, Step 1 20
■ Preparation, Step 2: Precise Demonstration of the Caudal, Medial and Lateral Borders of Pectoralis Major 22
■ Deep, Blunt Dissection 23
■ Wound Revision and Hemostasis Using the Illuminated Retractor and Bipolar Tweezers 24
o ■ Determining the Size and Shape of the Implant 24
■ Fitting the Final Implant 26
■ Exact Positioning of the Implant 28
The symbol o indicates parts of the procedures shown in the video.
■ Two-Layer, Atraumatic Wound Closure Using 4.0 Monocryl 30
Breast Augmentation - Submuscular Access 34
■ Literature 45
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