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Breast Surgery

Breast atrophy

Authors: Mia Demant, MD, Magnus Balslev Avnstorp, MD and Mia Steffensen, MD


Shrinkage of the breasts, commonly during menopause with decreasing circulating estrogen levels.

Surgeries offered

  • Implant-based breast augmentation (possibly preceded by expansion)
  • Augmentation with autologous fatty tissue
  • Augmentation with pedicled flaps (i.e. musculocutaneous latissimus dorsi flap)
  • Augmentation with free flaps (i.e. deep inferior epigastric perforator flap)