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Equation of Kocak et al for Estimating the Amount of Tissue to Remove at a Reduction Mammoplasty in a Woman with Macromastia

Purpose:

To estimate how much breast tissue must be removed during a reduction mammoplasty on a woman with macromastia.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis, options, selection

ICD-10:

N62

Description:

Kocak et al developed an equation for estimating the amount of tissue to remove from a macromastic breast. This can be helpful in perioperative planning. The authors are from the Ohio State University.

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