Breast Mastopexy Workup

Updated: Feb 23, 2016
  • Author: Jorge I de la Torre, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: James Neal Long, MD, FACS  more...
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Workup

Laboratory Studies

Only routine preoperative laboratory studies are required as mandated by the age and health of the patient.

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Imaging Studies

Mammograms are the main imaging studies required, especially in middle-aged patients. As a general guideline, all patients aged 40 years or older should undergo baseline mammograms prior to surgery, a postoperative new baseline mammogram, and yearly postoperative mammograms.

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