The Good News about Lactation after Breast Surgery: Notes

Issue 127, November/December 2004

1. L. Harris et al., “Is Breast Feeding Possible after Reduction Mammoplasty?” Plast Reconstr Surg 89, no. 5 (May 1992): 836–839.

2. M. Neifert, “Breastfeeding after Breast Surgical Procedure or Breast Cancer,” NAACOGS Clin Issu Perinat Womens Health Nurs 3, no. 4 (1992): 673–682.

3. American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery National Data Bank, 2003 Statistics.

4. E. D. Collins et al., “The Effectiveness of Surgical and Nonsurgical Interventions in Relieving the Symptoms of Macromastia,” Plast Reconstr Surg 109, no.5 (15 April 2002): 1556–1566.

5. L. Widdice, “The Effects of Breast Reduction and Breast Augmentation Surgery on Lactation: An Annotated Bibliography,” J Hum Lact 9, no.3 (September 1993): 161–167.

6. G. C. Souto et al., “The Impact of Breast Reduction Surgery on Breastfeeding Performance,” J Hum Lact 19, no.1 (February 2003): 43–49. Quiz: 66–69, 120.

7. D. R. Marshall et al., “Breastfeeding after Reduction Mammaplasty,” Br J Plast Surg 47, no. 3 (April 1994): 167–169.

8. M. Sandsmark et al., “Reduction Mammoplasty: A Comparative Study of the Orlando and Robbins Methods in 292 Patients,” Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 26, no. 2 (1992): 203–209.

9. O. A. Ahmed, P. S. Kolhe, “Comparison of Nipple and Areolar Sensation after Breast Reduction by Free Nipple Graft and Inferior Pedicle Techniques,” Br J Plast Surg 53, no. 2 (March 2000): 126–129.

10. S. B. Baker et al., “Juvenile Gigantomastia: Presentation of Four Cases and Review of the Literature,” Ann Plast Surg 46, no. 5 (May 2001): 517–525.

11. See Note 3.

12. E. R. Didie, D. B. Sarwer, “Factors that Influence the Decision to Undergo Cosmetic Breast Augmentation Surgery,” J Womens Health (Larchmt) 12, no. 3 (April 2003): 241–253.

13. S. Spear., ed., Surgery of the Breast: Principles and Art (Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Williams, 1998): 856.

14. M. R. Neifert et al., “Lactation Failure Due to Insufficient Glandular Development of the Breast,” Pediatrics 76, no. 5 (November 1985): 823–828.

15. See Note 13: 919.

16. See Note 13: 850.

17. See Note 2.

18. N. M. Hurst, “Lactation ater Augmentation Mammoplasty,” Obstet Gynecol 87, no. 1 (January 1996): 30–34.

19. J. L. Semple et al., “Breast Milk Contamination and Silicone Implants: Preliminary Results Using Silicon as a Proxy Measurement for Silicone,” Plast Reconstr Surg 102, no. 2 (1998): 528–533.

20. C. Berlin, “Silicone Breast Implants and Breast-Feeding,” Pediatrics 94, no. 4 (Part 1) (1994): 547–549.

21. T. Hale, Medications and Mothers’ Milk, 11th ed. (Amarillo, TX: Pharmasoft Publishing, 2004): 745.

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