Breast augmentation has been the most frequently performed surgery in the United States for a number of years, and it is also one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries internationally. When taking into account reconstruction after disease, this is an area of immense relevance to all plastic surgeons. This high-profile area can also have important

chapter 2|7 pages

Congenital disorders of the breast

ByEric Chang, David M. Kahn

chapter 3|10 pages

Radiologic evaluation of the breast

ByAda P. Romilly

chapter 4|11 pages

Breast asymmetry

ByThomas R. Stevenson

chapter 5|10 pages


ByDeniz Dayicioglu, Bulent Genc

chapter 6|9 pages

Reduction mammoplasty

ByRosiane Roeder, Seth Thaller

chapter 7|10 pages

Oncoplastic surgery of the breast

ByRobert A. Grossman, Peter J. DiPasco, Subhasis Misra, and Eli Avisar

chapter 8|15 pages

Lumpectomy and radiation therapy

ByOnelio Garcia Jr., Roberto Comperatore, and Nuria Lawson

chapter 9|6 pages

Preoperative evaluation in post-mastectomy reconstructive surgery

ByCharles R. Volpe, Paul Yang, Zubin J. Panthaki

chapter 10|15 pages

Tissue expansion reconstruction

BySheri Slezak, Tripp Holton

chapter 11|7 pages

The pedicled TRAM flap

ByM. Lance Tavana, Paul D. Smith

chapter 13|15 pages

Other free flaps in breast reconstruction

ByBrian A. Mailey, Gregory R. D. Evans

chapter 14|16 pages

Nipple–areola complex reconstruction

ByMatthew E. Hiro, Deniz Dayicioglu

chapter 15|11 pages

Managing the unfavorable result in breast surgery

ByCharles R. Volpe, Alexander Nguyen, Zubin J. Panthaki

chapter 16|24 pages

Optimizing long-term outcomes in breast surgery

ByAnuja K. Antony, Benjamin Liliav, Victor J. Hassid, Mimis N. Cohen

chapter 17|7 pages


ByGary Rose

chapter 18|6 pages

Breast reconstruction CPT coding

ByKeith Brandt, Scott Oates