Is Electro-Cautery common place in Breast Reduction Mammoplasty, and can it cause damage to Breast tissue?
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Cautery in reduction surgery
is standard and doesn't cause issues... but if it burns your skin away from the site of surgery, that is something you should talk to your surgeon about.
Is Electro-Cautery common place in Breast Reduction Mammoplasty?
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