Mitigating Nipple Areolar Complex (NAC) Ischemia Following Mastopexy Augmentation Using Nitroglycerin Application and Methylprednisolone: A Case Report
Osceola Regional Medical Center
mastopexy, breast augmentation, body contouring, ischemia, emergency department, nipple-areolar complex, necrosis
Emergency Medicine | Surgical Procedures, Operative
A patient who underwent bilateral wise-pattern mastopexy augmentation with threatened nipple-areolar complex necrosis was successfully managed medically with IV methylprednisolone and topical nitroglycerin ointment as immediate consultation with the operating surgeon was not possible.
Publisher or Conference
Case Reports in Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery
Stead TS, Laspro M, Ramirez-Arroyo G, Ganti L, Mitra A. Mitigating nipple areolar complex (NAC) ischemia following mastopexy augmentation using nitroglycerin application and methylprednisolone: a case report. Case Rep Plast Surg Hand Surg. 2023; 2285056. doi:10.1080/23320885.2023.2285056