Due to the limited surgical variety, laggard surgical approaches and the unpopularity of breast reconstruction, domestic techniques on breast reconstructive and plastic surgery was relatively backward internationally. Recently, it has made enormous progress generally on the following six aspects： ①The awareness on breast reconstruction has been fully advocated and popularized; ②Breast reconstructive techniques have been creatively applied; ③Breakthrough has been made on simplex fat grafting based breast reconstruction; ④The improvement on surgical accuracy and security has been acquired via the application of imaging technologies, such as CTA and ICG; ⑤Three dimensional （3D） technique has been applied on the whole breast plastic surgical process from the pre-operative design to the post-operative follow-ups; ⑥Distinctive and advanced system of implant-based breast augmentation has formed in China. Articles in this column could be regarded as the epitome of recent developments on breast reconstructive and plastic surgery. Looking forward to more relevant innovative achievements and findings with Chinese characteristics in the future.
Chinese Journal of Plastic Surgery