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Table 2 Impact of implant location (subglandular vs subpectoral) on pectoral muscle length in mediolateral oblique projections

From: Study of breast implants mammography examinations for identification of suitable image quality criteria

CriterionLevelImplant location
SubglandularSubpectoral
Pectoral muscle inferior edgeAt least nipple level15 (7.1%)141 (79.2%)
Above superior edge of implant181 (85.8%)36 (20.2%)
Short11 (5.2%)1 (0.6%)
Absent4 (1.9%)0