This book, written by leading international experts, deals exclusively with reconstruction techniques for the Nipple-Areolar Complex (NAC). The first chapters present the history of the Nipple-Areolar Complex reconstruction and the anatomy of this part of the body. After discussing the abnormalities of the Nipple-Areolar Complex and how to prevent Nipple-Areolar Complex disorders, the book provides extensive documentation on techniques for correcting nipple hypertrophy, nipple inversion, and for increasing nipple projection. Readers will also find helpful information of malposition and tumors of the Nipple-Areolar Complex, as well as complications that can arise during the various surgical techniques.
The book offers an invaluable guide for residents and fellow, practicing and highly experienced plastic surgeons, general surgeons, and those in cosmetic surgical subspecialites.
• Describes a wide range of recent clinical techniques for NAC reconstructionWritten by leading internationally surgeons
• Valuable guide for practicing and highly experienced plastic surgeons
Melvin A. Shiffman, MD, JD, FCLM, received his MD from Northwestern University School of Medicine in 1957 and completed his residency in general surgery in 1964 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Long Beach, California, USA. Since then he has been continuously involved in the practice of oncologic surgery, reconstruction, and cosmetic surgery. Dr. Shiffman was Chair of the Section of Surgery at Tustin Hospital and Medical Center (AKA Newport Specialty Hospital) from 2002 to 2014. In 2009-10 he was President of the American College of Legal Medicine. He has served as Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery, as a member of the Scientific Committee of the American Journal of Aesthetic Medicine, and as Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Shiffman has been lecturing nationally and internationally for over 30 years and is the recipient of many honors. He is a Fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine, the American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery, and the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery. He has published over 310 articles, authored or edited 34 books, and contributed more than 190 book chapters.