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Table 1 Baseline characteristics, N = 32

From: Orthosis reduces breast pain and mechanical forces through natural and augmented breast tissue in women lying prone

Characteristics Mean SD Range
Age (yrs) 36.7 9.7 25-56
Height (cm) 166.7 7.3 150-179
Weight (kg) 64.2 7.1 51-80
BMI (kg/m 2) 23.1 2.7 18-31.6
Cup-size 4 1.9 B-F
  N   
B 1   
C; CC 8;5   
D; DD 8;2   
E; EE 4;2   
F 2   
Type    
A) Augmentation 1:   Details  
  Primary: 18 For aesthetic purposes (5.2 ± 3.0 yrs)
  Reconstruction: 3 After mastectomy (4.3 ± 1.5 yrs)
B) Natural:    
  Normal 7   
  Lactating 2 2-3 months
  Lumptectomy 1 3 months since operation
  Tram flap 1 12 months since operation
  1. 1All silicone implants, bilateral, complete, no capsular contracture by infra-mammary incision, with submuscular positioning (n = 13), subglandular (n = 4), or reconstruction (n = 1).
  2. Abbreviations: mth month, n number, SD standard deviation, yrs year.