A novel excisional approach helps male patients with pseudogynecomastia following massive weight loss (MWL), according to a new study.

Developed by researchers at the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Centre (Dallas, TX, USA) and in private practice, the technique involves a modified elliptical excision and nipple-areola complex (NAC) transposition on a thinned inferior dermal pedicle, in addition to liposuction, as an alternative to conventional mastopexy body contouring procedures for treating male chest deformity after MWL, which often leads to suboptimal results. The researchers reported the results of a retrospective chart review in 14 male patients, who were followed for an average of 8.1 months.

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