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American Journal of Clinical Medicine Research. 2018, 6(1), 10-14
DOI: 10.12691/ajcmr-6-1-3
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The Influence of Women's Positioning in Breast Measurements for Subsequent Breast Plastic Surgery

Bassam Ahmed ALmutlaq1, Mohammad M. Al-Qattan2, Bisher Alshanawani3, Abdullah Dakheel Alotaibi1, Mona alkhotani3, Majid Zannon Aturkstani4 and Hussain Gadelkarim Ahmed1,

1College of Medicine, University of Hail, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, KSA

2Plastic Surgery, Head of Research Centre, College of Medicine, King Saud University, KSA

3Consultant Plastic Surgery, Head, Plastic Club Meetings, Division of Plastic Surgery KKUH

4Batterjee medical college, Jeddah, KSA

Pub. Date: February 05, 2018

Cite this paper:
Bassam Ahmed ALmutlaq, Mohammad M. Al-Qattan, Bisher Alshanawani, Abdullah Dakheel Alotaibi, Mona alkhotani, Majid Zannon Aturkstani and Hussain Gadelkarim Ahmed. The Influence of Women's Positioning in Breast Measurements for Subsequent Breast Plastic Surgery. American Journal of Clinical Medicine Research. 2018; 6(1):10-14. doi: 10.12691/ajcmr-6-1-3

Abstract

Background: The confidently growing outcomes following breast plastic surgery has revealed several advantages to breast reconstructive approach, comprising precise preoperative assessment. The objective of the present study was to assess the influence of women's positioning (standing or sitting) on breast measurements. Methodology: A total of 250 women who were undergoing breast screening or breast cosmetic amendment were included. Breast measurements were performed in two positions (standing and setting). Results: All variables were significantly correlated and only left sternal notch Inframammary Fold (IMF), showed lower significant than others. Conclusion: A proper measurements can give the patients excellent cosmetic and surgery. Accurate measurement can be achieved by calculating the mean of both positioning (standing and sitting).

Keywords:
breast plastic surgery breast measurement breast reconstruction

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