rotate into position. If the base of the pedicle is too low, the weight of the pedicle could also contribute to too much lower pole fullness.

The pedicle is based medially,with some tissue left su-peromedially for fullness behind the areola and for increased security of blood supply. I have not had any problems rotating the pedicle into position if the base is designed such that half of it is in the areolar opening and half of it is in the vertical skin resection area (Fig. 7.3). I used to think that it didn't matter, but if the base is higher or lower, then it can be more difficult to

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